What happened when a Jewish settler slapped an Israeli soldier
- Noa Osterreicher נועה אסטרייכר
Both Ahed Tamimi and Yifat Alkobi were questioned for slapping a soldier in the West Bank, but little else about their cases are similar — simply because one is Jewish, the other Palestinian
This slap didn’t lead the nightly news. This ...
German weapons for Egypt
CAIRO/BERLIN (Own report) - Last year, the German government authorized a record number of arms exports to Egypt. As the government confirmed, permits, valued at around €428 million, were issued in 2017. Among the goods Cairo ...
Plutarch, Plato and Epictetus: Loving Exiles. Loving Learning. Living Awake.
- Various Authors - مؤلفين مختلفين - Auteurs divers- AAVV-d.a.
Plutarch, On Exile 604a
But ‘exile’ is an insult. Indeed, it is such among fools who use as slander “poor man”, “bald”, “short”, and, by god, “foreigner” or “immigrant”. But, ...
Tunisia: January, the month of logical revolts
- Fausto Giudice Фаусто Джудиче فاوستو جيوديشي
It was predictable, it was foreseen and it happened: Tunisia exploded from below on Monday, the 8th of January.
In all parts of the country, marginalised youths attacked police stations, supermarkets, authorities – tax centres, municipalities, ...
"It smelled of tear gas, love and revolution": Tunisia, 7 years after
Retrospective and testimonials
- Jenny Tsiropoulou Τζένη Τσιροπούλου - Various Authors - مؤلفين مختلفين - Auteurs divers- AAVV-d.a.
Taking the pulse
When I landed in Tunisia in May 2014, I did not know what to expect. The country was an Eastern holiday resort for many Greeks, up until before the economic crisis. But, for the majority, it appeared on our map to stay on the 17th of ...
The new reformation: 33 theses for an economics reformation
- Rethinking Economics
Marking the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s challenge to the established church, the New Weather Institute and campaign group Rethinking Economics, with input from a wide range of economists, academics and concerned citizens, challenged ...
Penguins are also enthusiastic supporters of Israel : Netanyahu at UN
- TLAXCALA ΤΛΑΞΚΑΛΑ ТЛАКСКАЛА تلاكسكالا 特拉科斯卡拉
Excerpts from Netanyahu’s speech at UN, Sept. 19, 2017. No comments necessary ...
Why has Israel banned Jewish leftists but not members of Nazi-linked groups?
- Natasha Roth
Israel has banned leaders and key activists from Jewish Voice for Peace, the American Friends Service Committee, and the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, among other groups that support BDS, from entering the country. So why doesn’t it extend the ...
USA-DPRK: Finding the answer to a riddle shrouded in a mystery
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
The art of the non-deal might be the only way out of the stand-off between the US and North Korea
High-level inter-Korean talks at the border village of Panmunjeom not only represent a vital step in Winter Olympics’ diplomacy but also offer ...
Mapping a world from hell:76 countries are now involved in Washington’s War on Terror
- Tom Engelhardt
He left Air Force Two behind and, unannounced, “shrouded in secrecy,” flew on an unmarked C-17 transport plane into Bagram Air Base, the largest American garrison in Afghanistan. All news of his visit was embargoed until ...