The deliberate, excessive, disproportionate and indiscriminate use of force, including the extrajudicial executions, being carried out by Israel against the Palestinian civilian population constitutes a grave breach of international law.
It goes without saying that to make so much out of so little is a tour de force, ... It's what everyone should get from art, but that almost no one ever gets. The music is always in service of something larger than itself.
Over one billion songs have now been legally purchased and downloaded around the globe, representing a major force against music piracy and the future of music distribution as we move from CDs to the Internet.
We know by now that if we make technology the predestined force in our lives, man will walk to the measure of its demands. We know how leveling that influence can be, how easy it is to computerize man and make him a servile thing in a vast industrial complex. . . . This means we must subject the machine -- technology -- to control and cease despoiling the earth and filling people with goodies merely to make money.
I did think it a little ironic that we can have two task force meetings and a public hearing and have a half-cent sales tax within six months but we still don't have a clear direction on a nonsmoking ordinance,
That horrific voyage is not unusual. Smugglers frequently beat their passengers or force them overboard while still well away from shore. UNHCR has in the past thanked the crews of passing ships who have saved people found drifting helplessly in the shark-infested waters.