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”

Native American Shuts Down Anti-Illegal Immigrant Protest: ‘Y’all Are All Illegal!’

By Abena Agyeman-Fisher At a Tucson, Ariz., anti-illegal immigrant rally, a group of self-righteous protesters were literally put on mute after a Native American decided to drop some knowledge on who the real “illegals” are. Pushing a toddler in a stroller, a rightfully irritated self-identified Native American began yelling at the group, saying: “Y’all f*cking illegal.Continue reading “Native American Shuts Down Anti-Illegal Immigrant Protest: ‘Y’all Are All Illegal!’”

North Korea or the United States: Who is a Threat to Global Security?

North Korea lost thirty percent of its population as a result of US led bombings in the 1950s. By Prof Michel Chossudovsky Most people in America consider North Korea as an inherently aggressive nation and a threat to global security. Media disinformation sustains North Korea as a “rogue state”. The history of the Korean war andContinue reading “North Korea or the United States: Who is a Threat to Global Security?”

Forever in Chains: The Tragic History of Congo

FRIDAY 28 JULY 2006 The most blighted nation on earth goes to the polls this weekend – more in hope than expectation that stability and peace might result. In Congo, mass suffering has been a way of life ever since the Belgian King Leopold enslaved millions in the 19th century. Paul Vallely traces the storyContinue reading “Forever in Chains: The Tragic History of Congo”

We Remember Wounded Knee

In February of 1973 the American Indian Movement and the Lakota Nation made a final stand for Native rights with siege at wounded knee. In the summer of 1968, two hundred members of the Native American community came together for a meeting to discuss various issues that Indian people of the time were dealing withContinue reading “We Remember Wounded Knee”

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”

First International’s Letter to Abraham Lincoln

Written: by Marx between November 22 & 29, 1864 First Published: The Bee-Hive Newspaper, No. 169, November 7, 1865; Transcription/Markup: Zodiac/Brian Baggins; Online Version: Marx & Engels Internet Archive (marxists.org) 2000. Presented to U.S. Ambassador Charles Francis Adams January 28, 1865 Sir: We congratulate the American people upon your re-election by a large majority. If resistance to the SlaveContinue reading “First International’s Letter to Abraham Lincoln”

8 Atrocities Committed Against Puerto Rico by the US

by Jose L Vega Santiago Puerto Rico is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the Caribbean Sea. It is a small island with a population of almost four million citizens. On July 25, 1898, during the Spanish American War, United States invaded Puerto Rico and commenced a long relationship between the two.Continue reading “8 Atrocities Committed Against Puerto Rico by the US”

Video: CIA & Angolan Revolution

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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”

French Government Exposed in Rwanda’s Genocide

By Maryam Newly evidence documents the role of the French regime in the 1994 Rwanda genocide — and has, once again, put the spotlight on this tragic event and the role of foreign imperialists in it. In early August 2008, the Rwandan government released a report based on eyewitness accounts that the direct cooperation betweenContinue reading “French Government Exposed in Rwanda’s Genocide”