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2008: make it stop already

I was going to write something about President Bush’s September address to the United Nations, a speech in which the man who launched a war which killed something over a million people explained to the leaders of the world that ‘no cause can justify the deliberate taking of innocent human life’ (h/t Nir Rosen). But I haven’t got the energy today. Roll on 2009 – and, in the meantime, here’s Junior Murvin.

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Jeff Sparrow is the former editor of Overland. He is the co-author (with Jill Sparrow) of Radical Melbourne: A Secret History and Radical Melbourne 2: The Enemy Within, the editor (with Antony Loewenstein) of Left Turn: Essays for the New Left and the author of Communism: a love story, Killing: Misadventures in violence, and Money Shot: A Journey into Censorship and Porn.  On Twitter, he's @Jeff_Sparrow.

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