Second Manifesto of Porto Alegre: from an open space to a space of action
Message to the World Social Forum
- Various Authors - Div. Auteurs -Versch. Autoren -Muhtelif Yazarlar-مؤلفون مُتنوِّعون - نویسندگان مختلف
We, Frei Betto, Atilio Boron, Bernard Cassen, Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, Federico Mayor, Riccardo Petrella, Ignacio Ramonet, Emir Sader, Boaventura Santos, Roberto Savio, Aminata Traoré, are the signatories of the Declaration of Porto Alegre, ...
A tale of two videos: Jacob Blake, Kyle Rittenhouse and two types of policing
- Tom McCarthy
Cellphone images showed officers shooting a black man in the back but a white boy with an assault rifle who had allegedly just killed two was ignored
A protester holds a sign before a march against the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, ...
From QAnon to Kyle Rittenhouse, the U.S. right is sinking deeper into an alternate reality
- Meagan Day
Instability is a permanent feature of capitalism, but the coronavirus pandemic has introduced a whole new level of volatility. Amid the turmoil, the American right is dreaming more feverishly than ever of apocalypse and heroism.
J.D. Crowe, ...
Scripted chaos-Reports from the Julian Assange hearings of July 27 and August 14, 2020
- Monika Karbowska Моника Карбовска
Here are the reports of Julian Assange's last two hearings in London. The next performance of this puppet theater will be on 7 September 2020
I can't hide it, emotion gripped me when I returned to London after exactly 5 long months since ...
'It's like George Floyd. We have our knee on the Palestinians' necks': Hagai El-Ad, B’Tselem
- Ravit Hecht رافيت هيشت רוית הכט
B’Tselem director-general Hagai El-Ad tells Haaretz why organizations like his have become the last form of Israeli resistance to the occupation, and how he copes with being branded a traitor
B’Tselem director-general Hagai El-Ad
How Israel wages war on Palestinian history
- Jonathan Cook جونثان كوك
When the Palestinian actor Mohammad Bakri made a documentary about Jenin in 2002 – filming immediately after the Israeli army had completed rampaging through the West Bank city, leaving death and destruction in its wake – he chose an unusual ...
The Iranian Jews who joined the Islamic Revolution
“Tehran” series doesn’t match reality, says Israeli scholar
- Ofer Aderet עופר אדרת
Thousands flocked from Tehran's synagogues to protests, led by their rabbis. Jewish delegates met with Khomeini to express support for his struggle. A groundbreaking study sheds light on the life of Iranian Jews, their complex view of Zionism and their ...
What’s at stake in the upcoming presidential elections in the US and Iran
- Seyed Hossein Mousavian سید حسین موسویان
Trump also enforced the travel ban executive order to prevent Iranian nationals from traveling to the U.S., even visit their relatives. He sanctioned Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khamenei as well as its Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and he bullied ...
USA: The world is watching
Mass violations by U.S. police of Black Lives Matter protesters’ rights
- Amnesty International منظمة العفو الدولية
On 25 May 2020, George Floyd was detained, tortured and extrajudicially executed by Minneapolis Police Department officers. His death sparked widespread protests across the USA and the world and a long-overdue conversation about systemic racism and ...
Colombia: Newspeak and “that old bat”
- Reinaldo Spitaletta
The impoverishment of language is yet another tactic used by those in power. It involves a progressive debasing of the content of words, reducing them to little more than a signifier without a signified. A piecemeal dissection. As a result, labels tend ...