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September 02, 2009



that's funny but rio wants to spend $14.4 billion.i don't think it has that kind of money for a nation that is over 50% poverty.madrid is fine but the racial splats made at the chinese hoops team in bejiing their home country.this shows that when yao elbowed a spain player on the court!let's not forget sergio garcia's mean words about the masters.tokyo is a high tech city with that bullet train but is it really safe?i have seen it run on old tracks.that toyko train may derail someday!besides toyko is a boring big city!chicago just show the ioc the money which they have and the games are your's to lose!

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One-Way Street [Einbahnstrasse, 1928] was Walter Benjamin's first effort to break out of the narrow confines of the academy and apply the techniques of literary studies to life as it is currently lived. For Benjamin criticism encompasses the ordinary objects of life, the literary texts of the time, films in current release, and the fleeting concerns of the public sphere. Following Benjamin's lead, this blog is concerned with the political content of the aesthetic and representations of the political in the media. As Benjamin writes in One-Way Street, "He who cannot take sides should keep silent."