'Our city is in ruins': crushing wars are raging on in Syria and Iraq with no end in sight
- Vijay Prashad
Humanitarianism wars are easier to fund than the humanitarian peace.
On 10 July 2017, Iraqi’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi arrived in the city of Mosul to declare it liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). Brigadier General ...
The House of Zion
- Perry Anderson
Editorial, New Left Review 96, November-December 2015
Since the turn of the century, the Arab states have come to constitute a zone for Western military intervention without parallel in the post-Cold War world—us invasion of Iraq, nato bombardment ...
Religious Indoctrination Isn't the Real Threat in Israel
- Gideon Levy جدعون ليفي גדעון לוי
The settlers have caused Israel much more damage than the Haredim, and nationalism is a lot more dangerous than religious indoctrination
A Jewish man prays in the settler outpost of Amona in the West Bank on December 18, 2016. Credit BAZ RATNER/REUTERS
The Tunisian revolution in the eyes of Gramsci
- Aziz Krichen عزيز كريشان
Presentation at the "The return of Gramsci" seminar organised by the Jendouba Faculty of Legal, Economic and Management Sciences and the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the disappearance of the Italian thinker; ...
The Unfinished Six Day War: An open letter to Prime Minister Netanyahu
- Alon Ben-Meir אלון בן-מאיר آلون بن مئير
Dear Prime Minister Netanyahu,
Since you celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of the victory of the Six Day War, did you ponder what this triumph has done to the Palestinian people and to the moral character of the state of Israel? I am not sure how ...
Moroccan women stand up against political detentions
- Various Authors - مؤلفين مختلفين - Auteurs divers- AAVV
For the past few months, Morocco has been shaken by a historical social movement: #Hirak. Created in one of the marginalised regions of Morocco, Rif, Hirak was born after the tragic death of Mohsin Fikri, a fish vendor ground in a garbage truck while ...
INVESTIGATION- Amesys: Egyptian trials and tribulations of a French digital arms dealer
- Olivier Tesquet
Since selling an electronic surveillance system to the Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, the French company Amesys has changed its name and shareholder in order to sell its services to the new Egyptian authorities while the French state stands and looks ...
American Dignity on the Fourth of July
- David Remnick
More than three-quarters of a century after the delegates of the Second Continental Congress voted to quit the Kingdom of Great Britain and declared that “all men are created equal,” Frederick Douglass stepped up to the lectern at Corinthian ...
Italy's €17bn bank crisis is the fruit of unworkable EU policies
- Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
Italy’s long-simmering banking crisis has erupted again. The emergency plan to wind down two Venetian lenders at a cost of up to €17bn is a fiasco of the first order.
While the Italians have let the crisis fester, the underlying cause is ...
- Derrick Jensen
ONE OF THE (many) ways this culture is killing the planet is through a lack of imagination. I’ve been thinking about this a lot in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear catastrophe, and especially in light of three pretty typical responses I’ ...