Discovering John Reed
- Howard Zinn
The appearance in 1981 of a Hollywood movie, Reds, in which the main character is a Communist, the journalist John Reed, and is sympathetically portrayed, was startling. It was one of many pieces of evidence that the nation had moved a critical distance ...
Dahlan presents new plan to take over the Gaza Strip
- The Palestinian Information Center المركز الفلسطيني للإعلام
LONDON, (PIC)-- Well-informed Palestinian sources have confirmed Thursday that the infamous Fatah leader and chief of the mutiny trend in the Movement, presented a plan to attack the Gaza Strip in a bid to topple Hamas and to restore his "reputation" ...
Obama Sides with India Against Pakistan Over Afghanistan
- Tom Hayden
President Obama’s visit to India last week further cemented the US alliance with Hindu-dominated India in its long proxy war over Afghanistan against Muslim Pakistan.
Forgotten in public discussion is India’s active arming and support ...
Victory for Justice for Colombia! Georgetown Students Serve Uribe Subpoena to Speak Under Oath About Paramilitary Ties
- School of the Americas Watch
Last week, students at Georgetown University in Washington, DC succeeded in serving Colombia's ex-president Álvaro Uribe with a subpoena to testify about paramilitary ties in Colombia. The Adios Uribe Coalition has campaigned since September to ...
India: Everything is Broken
- Arundhati Roy
The law locks up the hapless felon
Who steals the goose from off the common,
But lets the greater felon loose
Who steals the common from the goose.
Anonymous, England, 1821
In its desire to become a superpower, India is rushing towards tyranny. ...
The Ghosts Within (Domino, 2010)
- Philippe Thieyre
After his superb "Cuckooland" in 2003 and the inconsistent "Comicopera" in 2007, here comes Robert Wyatt’s new album or, more precisely, his new group.
Indeed, The Ghosts Within is the fruit of a collaboration by the trio formed ...
Butchers Persecute and Accuse Their Victims
Appeal to the UN made on 3-11-2010 (full text below), by Father Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann, former president of the UN General Assembly to free Mr. Tariq Aziz, Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq before 2003 invasion. The appeal was shown at the end of a joint ...
Put People First! G20, Stop Making Common People Pay for the Crisis! November 11 International Day of Collective People’s Action
- Put People First!
1. On Thursday, November 11, the Korean People’s G20 Response Action will hold a mass demonstration at Seoul Station Plaza. The title of the protest is: “Put people first! G20, stop making common people pay for the crisis! International Day ...
As Obama Arrives in Jakarta, Secret Docs Show U.S.-Backed Indonesian Special Forces Unit Targets Papuan Churches, Civilians
- Amy Goodman
President Obama arrived in Indonesia today on the second stop of a 10-day trip to Asia. It’s Obama’s first state visit to Indonesia after having lived there for four years as a child. We go to Jakarta to speak with investigative journalist ...
AREVA Nuke power project in India: 3000 villagers court arrest in Ratnagiri
- Anil Singh
MADBAN VILLAGE (RATNAGIRI): This tiny village took on the might of the state on Friday and by the evening, victory clearly belonged to it. Despite preventive arrests, prohibitory orders and road blocks more than 3000 villagers' courted arrests, as part ...