Wednesday, January 07, 2015

A Magazine and a Massacre

Undoubtedly shrieking that all-too-familiar war cry "Allahu Akbar!" religious fanatics massacred at least 12 people in the offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Here is a link, via the Daily Beast, to some of the covers that the magazine has run in its ridicule of medieval religious fundamentalism.

Charlie Hebdo covers

And here, from 2012, is a prescient and important article in the New Yorker

New Yorker and Charlie Hebdo


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