Links for 09.20.09 to 09.21.09

✪ Blogging in the Middle East: License to Differ | Good response to Larry Pintak's and Yousri Fouda's rather misguided piece on blogger-journalists.

✪ To each according to his greed—By Slavoj Zizek (Harper's Magazine) | On the global economic crisis.

✪ A man of extinction: J.G. Ballard's distinctive cast of mindâBy Nicholas Fraser (Harper's Magazine) | Good article on J.G. Ballard (sub).

✪ Entering Gaza: The Hard Way in from Egypt - TIME | Account of the border crossing at Rafah.

✪ Fashion, Qaddafi-Style | vanityfair.com | Slideshow of Qadhadi's sartorial experiments.