Razan An-Najjar: Anonymous Snipers and a lethal verdict
- Amira Hass عميرة هاس עמירה הס
We may never know the name of the soldier who killed Razan al-Najjar. But we do know the names of those who gave the order enabling him to kill her
Juan Kalvellido, Tlaxcala
We know her name: Razan al-Najjar. But what’s his? What’s the ...
Colombia, the death squads & the US’ human rights double standard
- Dan Kovalik
Nearly every day, we are bombarded with “news” about problems in Venezuela. And certainly, there are problems, such as food and medicine shortages and skyrocketing inflation. But there is something that is downplayed.
Doves fly ...
Putin and Xi top the G6+1
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
All hell broke loose at the G6+1, aka G7, while the China-led Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) aimed at global integration and a peaceful multipolar order
Summits in contrast, by Liu Rui/Global Times
East vs. West: the contrast between the ...
Truth, truthfulness and Palestine
- Gilad Atzmon جيلاد أتزمون گيلاد آتزمون
Talk delivered at Deep Truth-Countering Deep State Lies (online conference)
A healthy society doesn’t need a ‘truth movement.’ But we Americans, Brits, French and Germans are far from healthy and ...
The 'West' is past
- Moon of Alabama
G-7 summits are supposed to symbolize "the west", its unity and its power. The summits pretended to set policy directions for the world.
We are happy to see that they are dead.
I do not know who made this pic.
It is a modification ...
Underpaid and exhausted: the human cost of your Kindle
- Gethin Chamberlain
In the Chinese city of Hengyang, we find a fatigued, disposable workforce assembling gadgets for Amazon, owned by the world’s richest man.
Five o’clock in the morning and the young woman’s eyelids are drooping. All night ...
The Russian V-Day story (or the history of World War II not often heard in the West)
- Michael Jabara Carley
Every May 9th the Russian Federation celebrates its most important national holiday, Victory Day, den’ pobedy. During the early hours of that day in 1945 Marshal Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov, commander of the 1st Belorussian Front, ...
Edward Snowden: 'The people are still powerless, but now they're aware'
- Ewen MacAskill - Alex Hern
Five years after historic NSA leaks, whistleblower tells the Guardian he has no regrets
Edward Snowden remains in exile in Russia. Photograph: Lindsay Mills
Edward Snowden has no regrets five years on from leaking the biggest cache of top-secret ...
Time plight of Saharawis was brought to the fore
- Shannon Ebrahim
As South Africans we can’t cherry pick our issues. If we care about the freedom and self-determination of the Palestinians, we cannot care any less about the people of Western Sahara.
Just as Madiba said when he was president that our freedom ...
Lula and the battle for democracy in Brazil
A ‘soft coup’ is underway in Brazil. The United States has become increasingly emboldened in tightening their grip on protecting their interests in the region at the expense of democracy and the people’s sovereignty to choose their ...