The revolutions in the Middle East
Kellie on making excuses: highly recommended. Fascinating bit of citizen journalism here, with Twitterers debunking a myth about Israeli weaponry being used in Libya. Related: Fred Halliday on the left and jihad. And I missed this Kenan Malik piece on the Arab revolutions, from February.
Geoffrey Alderman on Benny Morris on Ilan Pappe. Freedland asks Where's the Goldstone report into Sri Lanka, Congo, Darfur – or Britain?
I really don't know how to vote in the referendum, and think I will end up not voting. I had decided to vote for, and then read this post and this post by Marko, and changed my mind.(Marko: "the still more important reason for voting against AV - the overriding need to kick Nick Clegg.")
Crofton Park Library
A bit of detail on the future of the library here.