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 ...
A 10-year-old girl makes her pitch to Western powers for peace in Yemen
- Stephen Snyder
Yara is a 10-year-old girl living in Yemen's rebel-held capital city, Sanaa. The sound of fighter jets, rockets and bomb blasts have kept her awake at night since she was 8 and a half.
Yara, 10 years old, lives in Sanaa. She wants ...
Ceasing to be Slaves: US Prison Strike in Its Third Week
- Various Authors - مؤلفين مختلفين - Auteurs divers- AAVV
A brief update on the historic nation-wide prison strike, launched by US inmates on September 9th. Since then, protests, hunger strikes and work stoppages have taken place in at least 31 facilities in at least 11 states… ...
Obama Attempts to Transfer Blackness to Hillary
Interview with Glen Ford
- The Real News Network
The Democratic Party Fatigue of Black Lives Matter Millennials
Black Agenda Report's Glen Ford says the Democrat's attempts to get out the black vote for Hillary this election might not work
Glen Ford is a distinguished ...
North Dakota v. Amy Goodman: Arrest Warrant Issued After Pipeline Coverage
- Amy Goodman
In other Dakota Access pipeline news, last Thursday, Morton County, North Dakota, issued an arrest warrant for Amy Goodman. The charge: criminal trespass, a misdemeanor offense. The case, State of North Dakota v. Amy Goodman, stems from Democracy ...