Brutal Crackdows Reach Bahrain

Protests in Bahrain, which had remained relatively peaceful in the last week or so, turned deadly in late hours of March 15th and 16th. Around 500 protesters who had been camping at Pearl Roundabout (basically a smaller version Tahrir Sq.) were woken up with not just gunfire, but helicopters, tanks, and a huge police presence […]

Open Thread

Open (thread) Up and Say Ahhh!

Hey there friends, neighbors, lurkers, ladyblog compatriots.  It’s 10 pm and that means only one thing on a weekday around these parts.  It’s probably time for an open thread!  Thanks for reading and writing and sharing today, you all get gold stars.