Who are we really marching for? Critical reflections a year after the Women’s March
- Tamara Hijazi تمارا حجازي
This past Saturday, on the first anniversary of the Women’s March, I did not step onto the buses. Last year, despite being surrounded by 500,000 individuals screaming for social justice in the heart of the Women’s March in Washington D. ...
Meet the CIA: guns, drugs and money
- Jeffrey St. Clair - Alexander Cockburn
On November 22, 1996, the US Justice Department indicted General Ramón Guillén Davila of Venezuela on charges of importing cocaine into the United States.
The federal prosecutors alleged that while heading Venezuela’s anti-drug ...
Eurostat urged to correct map limiting borders of Western Sahara to liberated territories
- Sahara Press Service (SPS ) وكالة الأنباء الصحراوية (واص)
Brussels, Jan 21, 2018 (SPS) - MEPs Bodil Valero and Florent Marcellesi urged the European Statistical Office (Eurostat) to correct a world map on its database on intra and extra-community trade (Comext) that limits the borders of Western Sahara to ...
The fight against the expulsion of African refugees is a pivotal moment in Israel's history
- Gideon Levy جدعون ليفي גדעון לוי
If the government successfully deports thousands of asylum seekers, it will encourage the pursuit of even more malicious plans
A demonstration in south Tel Aviv against the forced deportation of African asylum seekers, January 18, 2018. The sign ...
The Century of the Self
- Adam Curtis
The Rise of the All-Consuming Self and the Influence of the Freud Dynasty - from Sigmund to Matthew
"This series is about how those in power have used Freud's theories to try and control the dangerous crowd in an ...
How to hire fake friends and family
- Roc Morin
In Japan, you can pay an actor to impersonate your relative, spouse, coworker, or any kind of acquaintance.
Money may not be able to buy love, but here in Japan, it can certainly buy the appearance of love—and appearance, as the dapper ...
Is whistleblowing worth prison or a life in exile?
Edward Snowden talks to Daniel Ellsberg
- Ewen MacAskill
The two most famous whistleblowers in modern history discuss Steven Spielberg’s new film, The Post, about Ellsberg’s leaking of the Pentagon Papers, the personal cost of what they did – and if they’d advise anybody to follow in ...
Italians can now report fake news to the police. Here's why that's problematic
- Daniel Funke
In an effort to address fake news ahead of this year’s elections, the Italian government has created an online portal where people can report hoaxes.
The portal, which Interior Minister Marco Minniti announced Thursday, prompts users to supply ...
We will not allow the history of our peaceful and non-violent activism to be dismissed
Statement by Iranian women’s rights activists
- Various Authors - Versch. Autoren -Muhtelif Yazarlar-مؤلفون مختلفين - نویسندگان مختلف
300 Iranian women’s rights activists, both women and men, issued following statement
Not a single day has gone by over the past year, without peaceful protests in Iran. Frustrated workers protesting unpaid wages, teachers protesting their work ...
Facing serious damage to its image, Israel must smear its critics as anti-Semites
- Moshé Machover משה מאשובר
On January 25, Labour activist and co-founder of Britain’s Palestine Solidarity Campaign Tony Greenstein will undergo a disciplinary hearing over accusations of alleged anti-Semitic comments made online. Greenstein was suspended from Labour back ...