Greening The Desert: Eritrea’s Manzanar Mangrove Miracle
- Thomas C. Mountain
Along the nearly barren desert shoreline of the Red Sea there can be found a miracle of green forest stretching over 6 miles (10 kilometers), the Manzanar Mangrove Project.
Started some 15 years ago on the shoreline of Zula Bay, once home to Africa’ ...
Obama's Unjust Iran Policy
- Bill CHRISTISON بيل كريستيسون
It takes only two paragraphs to demonstrate the foolishness and utter injustice of President Obama’s present policy toward Iran. In this world of nation-states, Iran has at least as much right to possess nuclear weapons as the far smaller Israel. ...
The Iranian Greens and the West
- Sasan Fayazmanesh ساسان فیاض منش
In the 1979 Revolution in Iran the liberal forces made a fatal mistake: they adopted the old dictum of the enemy of my enemy is my friend and allied themselves with just about every force that opposed the tyrannical rule of the shah. The result was helping ...
Waltzing at the Doomsday Ball
- Joe Bageant
As an Anglo European white guy from a very long line of white guys, I want to thank all the brown, black, yellow and red people for a marvelous three-century joy ride. During the past 300 years of the industrial age, as Europeans, and later as Americans, ...
Collateral Abuse in the Russian Agent Case
It's a well known fact that for a child, emotional trauma is every bit as damaging as the physical kind and often considerably more difficult to treat, given the fact that it leaves no physical marks. In the news about the tenth anniversary of Elian's ...
A Broomstick Can Shoot
- Uri Avnery אורי אבנרי
A VICTORY is a victory. A big victory is better than a small one, but a small victory is better than a defeat.
This week we won.
Immediately after the Turkel Commission was set up to investigate the flotilla incident, Gush Shalom ...
The High Cost of Cheap Fashion
- Naomi Wolf
OXFORD – I confess: I do it, too. Like most Western women, I do it regularly, and it is a guilty pleasure every time. It is hard to listen to one’s conscience when one is faced with so much incredible temptation.
Cuba and the rhetoric of human rights (1/2)
- Salim Lamrani
In the West, the name Cuba is inevitably associated with the issue of human rights. European and U.S. media stigmatize the largest island in the Caribbean repeatedly on this matter. No other country in the Americas is so singled out as is the homeland ...
Falluja worse than Hiroshima
- Layla Anwar
The information is too important not to jot down...this is a rushed post.
I just finished watching a re-run of Ahmad Mansour's Al-Jazeera Arabic - interview with Prof.Chris Busby. Prof Busby is a Scientist and Director of Green Audit, and scientific ...
Israel’s Greatest Loss: Its Moral Imagination
- Henry Siegman
If a people who so recently experienced such unspeakable inhumanities cannot understand the injustice and suffering its territorial ambitions are inflicting, what hope is there for the rest of us?
Following Israel’s bloody interdiction ...