Melissa Fong: RIP Bud Osborn

  RIP Bud Osborn http://t.co/CrWrlN1PR7— Melissa Fong (@internationalmf) May 07, 2014   raise shit – a downtown eastside poem of resistance “the myth of the frontier is an invention that rationalizes […]

Art Threat: Qatari poet jailed for life for poem celebrating Arab Spring

Qatari poet Muhammad ibn al-Dheeb al-Ajami was sentenced to life in prison for writing and performing a poem celebrating Tunisia’s Arab Spring. The poet’s lawyer, who is appealing the decision, has said that the trial was held in secret, the poet was not allowed to defend himself or even to enter a plea. According to ...