Support for Iraqi Resistance continues
- John Catalinotto
The government of the Spanish state has sabotaged an international conference in the Asturias autonomous region of Spain. By doing so, Spain joined the U.S. in supporting the occupation regime in Baghdad.
Had it allowed the meeting, the Madrid government ...
Uninsured Woman Shoots Herself to Get Health Care
- Erin Durkin
If you want to see the desperate measures lack of health insurance can drive people to, look no further than Kathy Myers, who actually shot herself in a misguided bid to get care.
Like 1.2 million of her fellow Michigan residents, Myers, 41, ...
INDIA: How Can 'Civilised' People Show Such Disrespect For The Land And Those Who Cultivate It?
- Felix Padel
Burnt Paddy In Kalinganagar
It's so painful to witness the vicious attacks on the Kalinganagar* and anti-Posco** movements in Orissa. It is a similar story in all over Central Tribal India. Not just because the women, men and children ...
Conspiracy Against Non-Violent Resistance Movements In Orissa
- Nachiketa Desai नचिकेता देसाई
A macabre drama is unfolding in the poverty-stricken Indian state of Orissa where a democratically-elected government has begun to crush over a dozen people’s peaceful resistance movements against their forceful eviction from their forest, ...
Salazar's Moratorium on New Drilling Permits Allows Continuation of the Same Flawed Environmental Exemption Process that Allowed the BP Catastrophe
- Center for Biological Diversity
TUCSON, Ariz.— Even as the BP drilling explosion which killed eleven people continues to gush hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil per day into the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Department of Interior’s Minerals Management Service (MMS) ...
Noam Chomsky and the Thought Police
- GUSH SHALOM
Gush Shalom wrote to the Minister of the Interior - and considers a Supreme Court appeal - demanding clear and transparent criteria for who shall be denied entry into the country and for what arguments. "Such decisions cannot be left to anonymous ...
Water Merchants Of Jaintia Hills
- Sonata Gay Dkhar
“I have been making several rounds up and down daily to Kongong to sell water”, says Training Phawa, 20, a resident of Tuber, a village situated 3kilometres from Kongong, one of the biggest coal dumping areas adjacent to National Highway ...
Monarchy and Democracy, the Spanish Oxymoron
- TLAXCALA ΤΛΑΞΚΑΛΑ ТЛАКСКАЛА تلاكسكالا 特拉科斯卡拉
t the beginning of June, the news slipped out, buried among all the other daily news of Spanish life: the town of Segovia, a small city in the provinces to the northeast of Madrid, governed ...
A Place Where Fantasies Come True
- Kristoffer Larsson
Last week Swedish television aired a 52-minute documentary by filmmaker Svante Tidholm entitled Like a Pascha. The documentary reveals an eleven-storey, clear-blue building in the middle of Cologne, Germany’s fourth largest city. It could have ...
Israels Latest Murder of Humanitarian Activists
- Cynthia McKinney
People of the U.S. and the world must end Israeli impunity now!
I am outraged at Israel's latest criminal act. I mourn with my fellow Free Gaza travelers, the lives that have been lost by Israel's needless, senseless act against unarmed humanitarian ...