Archive for May, 2006

From BibiWATCH to the Blogosphere

Friday, May 19th, 2006

[Editor’s note: Several issues of BibiWATCH are now available once again to read on this blog. Click here.]
Palestinian suicide bombers attack Tel-Aviv. The Israeli government blames Hamas. As support within Israel for any kind of peace deal with the Palestinians withers, pundits write that the Oslo process is dead.
It is June 1996 and Binyamin “Bibi” Netanyahu has just been elected Israel’s Prime Minister.

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Workers of the world – you have nothing to lose but your ZIP codes

Thursday, May 11th, 2006

Workers of the world — okay, it’s too much to ask for you to unite. But at least try to understand that there are some workers who do not live in your country.
If that sounds like it’s a little bit harsh, maybe you haven’t visited some union websites lately.

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Mozilla takes sides in 100 year old split in the Russian Social Democratic Party

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2006

More than 100 years after the Russian Social Democratic Party split into its Menshevik and Bolshevik wings, the open source web browser Mozilla has clearly taken sides. This screen shot taken from the Mozilla email client (Thunderbird) needs no further comment: