Message to Muslims: I’m Sorry
- Nicholas D. Kristof
Many Americans have suggested that more moderate Muslims should stand up to extremists, speak out for tolerance, and apologize for sins committed by their brethren.
That’s reasonable advice, and as a moderate myself, I’m going to take ...
Allegation: Americans Flooded Out Millions in Pakistan to Protect U.S. Drone Military Base
- Faryal Ali Gohar فریال علی گوهر
Feryal Ali Gauhar served as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund and is the only UN Goodwill Ambassador who quit over the invasion of Iraq. Gauhar is a Pakistani actress, filmmaker, writer and human rights activist. Her most recent ...
Kenyan Women Sceptical Over Constitution's Promise
- George Kebaso
NAIROBI, Sep 9, 2010 (IPS) - Charity Karemi operates a pay-phone booth and sells mobile phone scratch cards in a Nairobi suburb east of the capital. She has mixed expectations of the benefits she will gain from Kenya’s new constitution.
Proud to be slave
- Ravi S. Gosh
The punchline of Puducherry Tourism Department's advertisement says "The closest you'll get to visiting the French without a passport." It seems they cherish the French culture the colonists left behind more than their own. To me, it smells ...
Where has the hypocrisy gone?
- Amira Hass עמירה הס
No one thinks to ask about the consensus among the residents of Palestinian cities and villages on whose land the settlements have been built. The millions of Palestinians don't count at all.
In the late 1970s or early 1980s, Professor Asa Kasher spoke ...
Petition against Bayer IUD contraceptive MIRENA
- CBG Coordination gegen BAYER-Gefahren/Coalition against BAYER-Dangers
Last year Bayer set up in-home parties to tout their Mirena IUD as a way to improve romance, energy, even looks. In December, the Food and Drug Administration sent a letter ordering Bayer to stop making false and misleading claims (Download: FDA_Warning_Mirena_Dec30_2009. ...
Exporting Revolution, Revolutionary Models and Historical Facts
- Nelson Valdés
“I asked him [Fidel Castro] if he believed the Cuban model was still something worth exporting.” - Jeffrey Goldberg, The Atlantic Blog, September 8, 2010
“In their ravings they pretend that Cuba is an exporter of revolutions. ...
25,000 Jews live in Iran
- Mike Whitney
25,000 Jews live in Iran. It's the largest Jewish population in the Middle East outside of Israel. Iranian Jews are not persecuted or abused by the state, in fact, they are protected under Iran's constitution. They are free to practice their religion ...
US Pushing Drugged, Vaccinated, Chlorinated
- Rady Ananda
After over half a billion eggs were recalled from two factory hen layer operations in Iowa, New York lawmakers proposed mandating vaccines against salmonella.  Mainstream media then blasted this message across the world. As the world's largest ...
Letter of prominent prisoner of conscience, Abdollah Momeni, to Ayatollah Khamanei
- Abdollah Momeni عبدالله مومنی
In the Name of God
The Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran
During one of my days in detention at Evin prison, I had the opportunity to hear a televised speech by you. You spoke of the importance of opposing injustice ...