The Arab lawmaker vying to be prime minister of a utopian Israeli-Palestinian state
- Carolina Landsmann קרולינה לנדסמן
Which flag? Which religion? And what about the army? Knesset Member Ahmad Tibi lays out his vision for the one-state solution.
Knesset Member Ahmad Tibi. Credit Emil Salman
Half an hour was all MK Ahmad Tibi needed – from the moment U.S. President ...
Israel Loves Wars
- Gideon Levy جدعون ليفي גדעון לוי
There's no other way to read the state comptroller's report on the 2014 Gaza war and there's no more important conclusion that arises from it.
Israel loves wars. Needs them. Does nothing to prevent them, and sometimes instigates them. There ...
Trump’s Crony Cabinet May Look Strong, but They Are Scared
- Naomi Klein
Let’s zoom out and recognize what is happening in Washington right now. The people who already possess an absolutely obscene share of the planet’s wealth, and whose share grows greater year after year—at last count, eight men own as ...
The last colony in Africa: Western Sahara
Interview with Malainin Lakhal
- African Democratic Institute (ADI) المعهد الديمقراطي الأفريقي
Malainin Lakhal is a 45 years old Saharawi translator, human rights defender and freelance journalist. He is a member of Saharawi Natural Resource Watch. Interview
ADI: Tell us what life was like growing up in Western Sahara?
Malainin: Growing ...
Never say die - Review of 'Foot Soldier of the Constitution: A Memoir', by Teesta Setalvad
- Anupama Katakam
Teesta Setalvad tells the story of her crusade seeking justice for the victims of the 2002 Gujarat pogrom.
The 2002 Gujarat riot victims protest in Ahmedabad on the 13th anniversary of the 2002 pogrom
AN aggressive vilification campaign by the ...
Trump and His Obscene War Machine
- Vijay Prashad
The U.S. spends billions on un-winnable wars, sacrificing our safety.
A month into his presidency, Donald Trump announced that he would increase US military spending by $54 billion. To do this, Trump said that he would cut the exact amount from the ...
Argentina: Indigenous Mapuches campaign for land rights
- Teresa Bo
For years, members of the indigenous Mapuche community have battled with the Chilean government over land rights. Now, Mapuches in Argentina are also struggling to regain what they say is their ancestral territory. The land in question belongs to the ...
France: Another Ghastly Presidential Election Campaign; the Deep State Rises to the Surface
- Diana Johnstone
As if the 2016 U.S. presidential election campaign hadn’t been horrendous enough, here comes another one: in France.
Cardow, The Ottawa Citizen
The system in France is very different, with multiple candidates in two rounds, most of ...
Kinga Africa: "We have to work for a world free of Infant Oral Mutilation"
- Denise Nanni دنیسه نانی - Milena Rampoldi ميلينا رامبولدي میلنا رامپلدی Милена Рампольди
In the following our interview with Francis Muthama of the organization Kinga Africa, engaged in Kenya against INFANT ORAL MUTILATION. It is a traditional practice violating children’s health rights. Before the interview a definition of this practice ...
Morocco uses migrant crisis as leverage in EU free trade dispute over Western Sahara
- Leslie Carretero
More than 850 migrants have breached the border between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta over the past week, amid heightened tensions between the North African kingdom and the European Union over a free trade dispute.
Migrants celebrate after ...