Women’s March on Washington
- Middle East Monitor
Angela Davis and Linda Sarsour's speeches, and performance by Alicia Keys
Millions took to the streets of Washington a day after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, to promote women's rights.
“I am my Palestinian grandmother who lives ...
If fascism arrived tomorrow, would we recognise it?
- Rachel Shabi
Britain likes to think it doesn’t do fascism – we beat Hitler, after all. But, asks Rachel Shabi, are we complacent? Would we miss the signs if fascism was appearing under our noses? She argues that today’s climate, with the far right ...
John Berger Reads Ghassan Kanafani’s Letter from Gaza (2008)
- TLAXCALA ΤΛΑΞΚΑΛΑ ТЛАКСКАЛА تلاكسكالا 特拉科斯卡拉
English art critic and long-time supporter of Palestine, John Berger died on Jan.2, 2016, at the age of 90 at his home in Paris.
In an address to the inaugural Palestine Festival of Literature (2008) John Berger gave a moving reading of ...
The Coming War on China - Full Documentary
- John Pilger
This new feature-length documentary by award-winning journalist and filmmaker John Pilger is his 60th film for television. Coming straight after the election of President Trump, the film is one of John Pilger's most timely and urgent investigations and ...
The Coming War on China
- John Pilger
When I first went to Hiroshima in 1967, the shadow on the steps was still there. It was an almost perfect impression of a human being at ease: legs splayed, back bent, one hand by her side as she sat waiting for a bank to open. At a quarter past eight ...
- Yasmeen Fanari ياسمين فنري
ABCDoublespeak is a reminder of the evil and grotesque nature of the words used to describe violence in our world. This new dictionary does not have a filter and unveils the reality behind these words, which are masked by a positive image within the ...
‘He led a humble life’: Fidel Castro’s biographer Ignacio Ramonet on the legacy of a revolutionary – video
- The Guardian
Ignacio Ramonet reflects on Fidel Castro, the revolutionary leader of Cuba who has died at age 90. Castro was an “excessively respectful” intellectual who succeeded in bringing Latin America onto the international stage, says Ramonet, ...
I killed my rapist when he came back for my sister: Amal, sentenced in Tunisia to 25 years jail
In a Tunisian prison the BBC met Amal, a young woman who was sexually assaulted and later photographed naked. The man threatened to show the photos to Amal’s family, forcing her to submit to months of blackmail and abuse. But when he tried to involve ...
How Whales Change Climate
Nature already knows what to do
- George Monbiot
One of the most exciting scientific findings of the past half century has been the discovery of widespread trophic cascades. A trophic cascade is an ecological process which starts at the top of the food chain and ...
How Wolves Change Rivers: A Trophic Cascade In Yellowstone National Park
- George Monbiot
In 1995, the US Fish and Wildlife Service, along with Canadian biologists, captured 14 wolves in Canada and placed them in Yellowstone National Park, where they had been extinct since 1926. Over the next few years, the number of wolves rose, but that ...