Haven’t had a chance to hear much Middle Eastern or North African rock-n-roll, but like what little I’ve heard. Here, on an impulse, is the Algerian syncretist Rachid Taha performing “Nokta” in 2001.
Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.
Lorie Shaull/FlickrDemocrats Should Leave Divisiveness to the RepublicansThey should take bold action on issues that are overwhelmingly supported by voters.
YouTube Screen CapturePoetic Justice For Native Americans in North DakotaRepublican attempts to suppress their vote backfired rather spectacularly.