#SaltWaterChallenge: People worldwide support Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike
An online challenge in support of hunger striking Palestinian prisoners has gone viral around the world.
People have been posting videos of themselves, downing a glass of salt water, which is something prisoners refusing food have to do to stay healthy. ...
Oscar Lopez Rivera freed
After serving 36 years in prison, he was on of the worlds' longest-serving political prisoners.
Member of FALN, whose main purpose was to achieve independence for Puerto Rico
Oscar Lopez Rivera’s Puerto Rico Independence Fight Lives ...
Frida Kahlo in a sari
- Vijay Prashad
The Instagram account of Border & Fall carried a picture of Frida Kahlo in a sari flanked by two women. There was no comment there. The general reaction was: wow!
One of the women seemed familiar to me - she is to Frida Kahlo's left. It looked ...
‘The river is life’ - a photographer among the Arawete in Brazil
- David Hill
Alice Kohler shares photos and thoughts on her time in the Xingu river basin in the Brazilian Amazon
An Araweté man living in the Xingu river basin in Para, Brazil. Photograph: Alice Kohler
Alice Kohler is a Brazilian photographer who has ...
Western mainstream media complicit in fueling ‘artificially’ ignited Syrian war: Bolivian filmmaker Carla Ortiz
The Syrian war was an artificial, deliberately planned and meticulously staged conflict from the very beginning, Carla Ortiz, a Bolivian documentary filmmaker told RT. She believes western MSM played a decisive role: repeating a stereotypical narrative ...
"Trump has just given jihadis a thousand reasons to stage fake flag operations": Peter Ford
Former British Ambassador to Syria Peter Ford believes that the chemical attack in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun may not have been committed by the Assad regime.
The Axis of Resistance triumphs, Israel panics
- Hassan Nasrallah حسن نصر الله
Speech by Hezbollah Secretary General Sayed Hassan Nasrallah on March 18, 2017, on the occasion of the anniversary of the birth of Fatima al-Zahra, Women's Day. Excerpt of the Political Section of the speech.
Today, or (rather) these ...
Argentina: Indigenous Mapuches campaign for land rights
- Teresa Bo
For years, members of the indigenous Mapuche community have battled with the Chilean government over land rights. Now, Mapuches in Argentina are also struggling to regain what they say is their ancestral territory. The land in question belongs to the ...
7 Signs of Tyranny
- Robert Reich
As tyrants take control of democracies, they typically do 7 things:
1. They exaggerate their mandate to govern – claiming, for example, that they won an election by a “landslide” even after losing the popular vote. They criticize ...
The Empire Files: Inside the Hotbeds of Israeli Settler Terror
- Abby Martin
Abby Martin goes on-the-ground to the epicenters of state-backed settler terrorism in Palestine’s West Bank, in Part II of her report on illegal Israeli settlements and home demolitions.
This installment visits both the rural countryside of ...