Muammar the Mutable: Contradicting Views regarding the Life of Muammar Gaddafi – Part III

True to its former leader’s duality, the new flag of Libya is its old flag before Gaddafi took over in 1969. Let’s hope this does not signify: same day, same totalitarian style rulership, different flag. (travelagencyguide.com) For we passion filled, mistake mongering, imperfect humans, nothing is absolute. Nothing in our realm of existence is neither […]

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Muammar the Mutable: Contradicting Views regarding the Life of Muammar Gaddafi – Part II

The New Yorker at least intimated that Muammar Gaddafi was portrayed to the American public by the Western media with a one-sided, scare tactic approach. “The Arab world, from the marbled palaces of its leaders to the street, has been unanimous in celebrating the downfall of Qaddafi, who was reviled across the region.” – The […]

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Muammar the Mutable: Contradicting Views regarding the Life of Muammar Gaddafi – Part I

The American media crystallized the vilified persona of Muammar Gaddafi during the Reagan years, as in this cover of Newsweek from July of 1981. (businessinsider.com) The revered performance artist and culture maven, the great Laurie Anderson, has a public service announcement video which I had the pleasure to hear her relay to a live audience […]

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