Obama to increase aid to Israel: $4 billion per year beginning 2017

Written by Justin Raimondo The President, on his trip to Israel, presented Netanyahu with a new ten-year aid “package” totaling some $40 billion – a $10 billion increase over the last such agreement. AntiWar.com – Given the kind of society we have become – a country of whining spoiled brats who have been living above our means for years – everyContinue reading “Obama to increase aid to Israel: $4 billion per year beginning 2017”

Declaration of the International Conference of Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organizations

With African hospitality, together with the workers and people of Tunisia, we Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organisations of the ICMLPO have taken up the debate on the international situation, the policies of imperialism, reaction and the employers; the development of the struggle of the workers and peoples; as well as the problems and perspectives of theContinue reading “Declaration of the International Conference of Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organizations”

Revealed: Evidence Israel offered to sell apartheid South Africa nuclear weapons

Exclusive: Secret apartheid-era papers give first official evidence of Israeli nuclear weapons Secret South African documents reveal that Israel offered to sell nuclear warheads to the apartheid regime, providing the first official documentary evidence of the state’s possession of nuclear weapons. The “top secret” minutes of meetings between senior officials from the two countries in 1975 show that South Africa’s defence minister,Continue reading “Revealed: Evidence Israel offered to sell apartheid South Africa nuclear weapons”

The dirty dozen: Israel’s racist ringleaders

Israelis chant “Sudanese Back To Sudan” during a right-wing demonstration against African refugees in south Tel Aviv, 30 May 2012. (Oren Ziv / ActiveStills) David Sheen Does Israel refuse to grant equal rights to Palestinian citizens of the state because it is based on an ideology of racism towards people who are not Jewish? Or does IsraelContinue reading “The dirty dozen: Israel’s racist ringleaders”

Going commando: IDF ‘hitman/assassin’ posts disturbing pictures on FB, Instagram

image from http://electronicintifada.net IDF is yet again on the defensive over its troops’ use of social media, after an elite regiment soldier posted pictures of himself half-naked, and smoking drugs on his Instagram, and boasted about killing an Arab on Twitter. The pro-Palestinian news resource Electronic Intifada mined publicly available images and comments of OsherContinue reading “Going commando: IDF ‘hitman/assassin’ posts disturbing pictures on FB, Instagram”

PFLP condemns Zionist attack on Syria

Statement by Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine Commenting on the Zionist aggression on Syria, the official spokesperson of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), Comrade Abu Ahmad Fouad of the Political Bureau of the PFLP, made a statement denouncing the brutal aggression on Syria as a heinous crime and aContinue reading “PFLP condemns Zionist attack on Syria”

When Gaza Burns

When Gaza Burns by Charlie Mann Gaza burns tonight. It burns alone by the sea, And it burns in the minds of the masses, Tears in their eyes with news of dead children, Explosions that reverberate In the ears of those Across the globe. Mothers, daughters, fathers, sons, Brothers and sisters and uncles and aunts Feel theContinue reading “When Gaza Burns”

FSA Field Commander Tells Israeli TV in Syria that Sharon is his Friend if he’s against Bashar

Israeli Channel 2 snuck into Syria from Turkey with the aid of some Syrians. The channel’s reporter, Itay Engel, got to interview some field leaders in the “Free Syrian Army” (FSA). One field leader told Engel that anyone against Bashar Assad is his friend, even if it is Ariel Sharon himself. Sources: Lebanese al-Mayadeen TV,Continue reading “FSA Field Commander Tells Israeli TV in Syria that Sharon is his Friend if he’s against Bashar”

China & Neocolonialism: Let’s Be Clear About the Facts

Yesterday and today I noticed many people passing around an article from China Daily which attempts to defend China’s relations with Africa and defend it against the accusation of neocolonialism. This is my response. Let’s be clear about one thing: Africa IS dominated by neocolonialism. All of the so-called “leaders” of Africa in fact preside over neocolonial governmentsContinue reading “China & Neocolonialism: Let’s Be Clear About the Facts”

International Conference of Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organizations: Resolution on the Situation in Syria

The plenary of the ICMLPO, held for the first time in Africa, reaffirms its support for the right of the Syrian people to live under a democratic regime: a regime that guarantees freedom, equality, social justice and dignity, as well as assures the unity and total independence of the country, including the recovery of theContinue reading “International Conference of Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organizations: Resolution on the Situation in Syria”

Marxism & Bourgeois Nationalism

As always, a re-posting of articles does not necessarily imply an absolute endorsement of the entirety of its content. However, this well-written article does make a good point about the duality of the bourgeois class, particularly in the Third World and oppressed countries. – Espresso Stalinist. Tripoli is burning. Thousands of black Libyans and AfricanContinue reading “Marxism & Bourgeois Nationalism”

The Costs of Counterrevolution: Must We Ignore Imperialism?

excerpted from the book The Sword and the Dollar Imperialism, Revolution, and the Arms Race by Michael Parenti St. Martin’s Press, 1989 The Costs of Counterrevolution p 117 Throughout the 1980s, the counterrevolutionary mercenaries who have waged war against such countries as Nicaragua, Angola, and Mozambique, were described as “guerrillas.” In fact, they won littleContinue reading “The Costs of Counterrevolution: Must We Ignore Imperialism?”

30 Years since Sabra and Shatila

The Sabra and Shatila massacre was carried out on September 16, 1982, in the Palestinian refugee camps of Sabra and Shatila and lasted for three days at the hands of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), the Lebanese Phalange Party and the South Lebanon Army (SLA). The death toll in the massacres is not clearly defined.Continue reading “30 Years since Sabra and Shatila”

The Massacre at Sabra and Shatila, Thirty Years Later

A Never-Ending Horror Story by SONJA KARKAR It happened thirty years ago – 16 September 1982. A massacre so awful that people who know about it cannot forget it. The photos are gruesome reminders – charred, decapitated, indecently violated corpses, the smell of rotting flesh, still as foul to those who remember it as whenContinue reading “The Massacre at Sabra and Shatila, Thirty Years Later”

Fighting the Bigger Oppressor First

By: Amal Saad-Ghorayeb In March 2011, a commentator for al-Jazeera wrote: “Events in Egypt and Tunisia have revealed that Arab unity against internal repression is stronger than that against foreign threat.” While this may have been an over-generalization at the time, events in Syria have borne out this assumption. This is due to the deepContinue reading “Fighting the Bigger Oppressor First”