The Donkey of the Messiah
- Uri Avnery אורי אבנרי
“THE TWO-STATE solution is dead!” this mantra has been repeated so often lately, by so many authoritative commentators, that it must be true.
Well, it ain‘t.
It reminds one of Mark Twain’s oft quoted words: “The report ...
What Israel could be like
- Gideon Levy גדעון לוי
Teach us, dear South Africans, black, white and colored, how yesterday’s enemy becomes today’s partner. How to drive away the fear, erase the hatred, atone for the injustice and create new justice.
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- When Adam ...
BRICS go over the wall
- Pepe Escobar
Reports on the premature death of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) have been greatly exaggerated. Western corporate media is flooded with such nonsense, perpetrated in this particular case by the head of Morgan Stanley Investment ...
Is Palestinian Solidarity an Occupied Zone?
- Gilad Atzmon جيلاد أتزمون گيلاد آتزمون
Once involved with Palestinian Solidarity you have to accept that Jews are special and so is their suffering; Jews are like no other people, their Holocaust is like no other genocide and anti Semitism, is the most vile form of racism the world has ever ...
Justice requires action to stop subjugation of Palestinians
- Desmond Tutu
A quarter-century ago I barnstormed around the United States encouraging Americans, particularly students, to press for divestment from South Africa. Today, regrettably, the time has come for similar action to force an end to Israel's long-standing ...
South African miners defy repression
- Chris Marsden
On Friday, Gold Fields boasted that threats of mass sackings had succeeded in forcing the 9,000 workers at its Beatrix mine and 90 percent of the 14,300 workers at KDC West back to work. But a new strike by platinum miners at Lonmin’ ...
Apartheid never died in South Africa. It inspired a world order upheld by force and illusion
- John Pilger
The murder of 34 miners by the South African police, most of them shot in the back, puts paid to the illusion of post-apartheid democracy and illuminates the new worldwide apartheid of which South Africa is both an historic and contemporary model. ...
Israeli policies of dispossession reminiscent of South African apartheid
- Heidi-Jane Esakov
Plans to displace bedouins in Israel are reminiscent of the forced removals of blacks in Sophiatown
During the ...
On seeds: Controlling the first link in the food-chain
- Nidhi Tandon
Thanks to the US’s 2009 Global Food Security Act, food aid policy for the first time mandates the use of genetic modification technologies. Nidhi Tandon looks at how this legislation helps biotechnology companies monopolise the seed industry at ...
Durban summit on the climate : increase in green capitalism
- Josep Maria Antentas - Esther Vivas
We will save the markets, not the climate. That is how we can summarize the outcome of the 17th Conference of Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework on Climate Change (UNFCC) which took place in Durban, South Africa between 28 November and 10 ...