The Pope, pedophilia & the class struggle
- Sara Flounders
More than 150 years ago Karl Marx explained that “The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggle. Patrician and plebian, lord and serf, in a word oppressor and oppressed.” The struggle is an “uninterrupted, ...
Media Statement: Israeli Infiltration Order 1650
- Department of International Relations and Co-operation of the Republic of South Africa
The South African Government has taken note, with the greatest concern, of the Israeli Military Order 1650, entitled “Prevention of Infiltration”, that came into effect on 13 April 2010. This further exacerbates the already fragile ...
Israel's Big and Small Apartheids
- Jonathan Cook جونثان كوك
This is the text of a talk delivered to the fifth Bilin international conference for Palestinian popular resistance, held in the West Bank village of Bilin on April 21.
Israel’s apologists are very exercised about the idea that Israel has been ...
Settlers devise new strategy to scare away Palestinian neighbors
- Amira Hass
Dozens of settlers set up a 'protest' tent next to a tent belonging to Bedouin herdsmen on Palestinian land.
Some settlers are employing a new strategy to get Palestinians evicted from their land in the northern region of the Jordan Valley, Haaretz ...
- Mary Hamer
“Political language … is designed to make lies sound truthful & murder respectable” George Orwell. (1)
*PRO-LIFE is a FALSE CLAIM: This essay is about the False claim humans make in stating that they ...
Israel's choice: Make peace or disappear
- Tzvia Greenfield צביה גרינפלד
In order to save Israel, we must immediately separate from the territories and their inhabitants. The student senate at Berkeley University in California recently passed a resolution calling for divestment from Israel. Prof. Judith Butler, the feminist ...
Listening to (and Saving) the World’s Languages
- Sam Roberts
The chances of overhearing a conversation in Vlashki, a variant of Istro-Romanian, are greater in Queens than in the remote mountain villages in Croatia that immigrants now living in New York left years ago.
At a Roman Catholic Church in the Morrisania ...
Nature’s Rights Are Also Human Rights – Message to the Cochabamba Summit
- Eduardo Galeano
Message of the author of The Open Veins of Latin America to participants of the First World Peoples’ Summit on Climate Change and Rights of Mother Earth which is being realised in the Bolivian city of Cochabamba from April 19 to 22, as ...
Walking With The Comrades
- Arundhati Roy
The terse, typewritten note slipped under my door in a sealed envelope confirmed my appointment with India’s Gravest Internal Security Threat. I’d been waiting for months to hear from them. I had to be at the Ma Danteshwari mandir in Dantewada, ...
A rare voice of courage: journalist Gideon Levy interviewed
- David Cronin ديفيد كرونين
Gideon Levy is a rare voice of courage in an Israeli media generally supine towards the political establishment. Since 1988, he has written the "Twilight Zone" column for the Israeli daily Haaretz, documenting unflinchingly the myriad cruelties ...