Category: USA

  • Why the rise of fascism is again the issue

    By John Pilger johnpilger.com 26 February 2015 The recent 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz was a reminder of the great crime of fascism, whose Nazi iconography is embedded in our consciousness. Fascism is preserved as history, as flickering footage of goose-stepping blackshirts, their criminality terrible and clear. Yet in the same liberal societies,…

  • STRANGER THAN FICTION: America?s ramped up nuclear capability: Prelude to another Cold War?

    by TAJ HASHMI* While people across the world for the last three years have been watching the unbelievable resurgence in state- and non-state-actor-sponsored violence and terror across the Arab World ? Libya, Egypt, Syria, Gaza, and of late, Iraq ? the Obama Administration?s recent decision to ramp up its nuclear capability has almost remained unnoticed…

  • Behind the Gaza ceasefire Israel and Hamas talk potential peace

    By James m. Dorsey Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Synopsis Israel and Hamas have significantly moderated their attitudes towards one another despite official denials. Indirect talks in Cairo designed to achieve a lasting ceasefire between the two war weary parties effectively constitute negotiations about the parameters of a potential future peace agreement.

  • Mandela?s First Memo to Thomas Friedman

    Arjan El Fassed The Electronic Intifada 29 March 2001 Editor?s note, 28 June 2013: This article was written by Arjan El Fassed in 2001 in the satirical style then being employed by Thomas Friedman, of writing mock letters from one world leader to another. Although it carries El Fassed?s byline, it has been repeatedly mistaken…

  • West Bank: 11-Year-Old Boy Bled to Death by Israeli Army, Attempts to Rescue Prevented by Live Fire

    By?Kelly Lynn Global Research, August 15, 2014?Electronic Intifada?Region:?Middle East & North Africa?Theme:?Crimes against Humanity? In-depth Report:?PALESTINE Thousands gathered shortly before afternoon prayers on Sunday in Fawwar refugee camp south of the occupied West Bank city of?Hebron?to mourn the death of eleven-year-old Khalil Muhammad al-Anati. Israeli soldiers shot Khalil with live ammunition outside his home that…

  • Do Muslim Women Really Need Saving?

    Abu-Lughod, Lila. Do Muslim Women Really Need Saving? Anthropological Reflections on Cultural Relativism and Its Others.?American Anthropologist September, 2002 Vol.104(3): 783-790. The main concern of the article is to determine if Muslim women do actually need saving. The focus is on the mandatory wearing of the veil, or burqa. The author discusses many groups that…

  • Appeal for Gaza

    Show extended to 31st August on popular demand   Download PDF here:?Appeal for GAZA_invitation?Please share this widely. Spread the word.

  • Money, Mossad, and the CIA (1991)

    The Inside Story of the U.S.-Israeli Covert Relationship An amazing inside story which explains the ‘special relationship’ between Israel and USA

  • Israel bombs first and weeps later

    A powerful statement by Irish senator Irish Senator David Norris said that entire families had been ?obliterated? and called for immediate lifting of the embargo on Gaza. And, calling for Ambassador Modai to be expelled, observed: “He has his fingers in his ears all the time, and he just repeats slogans from Jerusalem.” Posted August…

  • By Amy Goodman   Award-winning journalist and Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman records a podcast in conjunction with her weekly column, which you can read here: www.democracynow.org/blog July 31, 2014 By Amy Goodman with Denis Moynihan The Israeli assault on the Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip has entered its fourth week. This military attack, waged…