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Close Guantánamo

By Dr. Ludwig Watzal 26 January, 2015 Countercurrents.org 13 years of torture and lawlessness at Guantánamo should be enough for the self-proclaimed flagship democracy. This military camp has made a mockery of the US jurisdiction, which has lost its credibility. For the rest of the world, American democracy is no …

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Middle East News

15 slain at Egypt protests on uprising anniversary REUTERS Published — Monday 26 January 2015M CAIRO: At least 15 people were killed at pro-democracy protests in Egypt on Sunday, the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak, security sources said. In the bloodiest day of protests since …

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Charlie Shootings – Points to Consider

BEFORE READING THIS POST: KNOW THAT I DO NOT SANCTION OR ENDORSE, ENABLE, OR ENCOURAGE ANY VIOLENCE OR EXTRA-JUDICIAL ACT THAT HARMS ANYONE IN ANY JURISDICTION IN THE WORLD. THIS MUCH SHOULD BE CLEAR FROM THE FOLLOWING TRACT, BUT I’M WRITING IT IN HERE VERY CLEARLY BECAUSE READING COMPREHENSION LEVELS …

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Zionists in a frenzy over Leila Khaled SA visit

Cii News | 30 Rabi ul Awwal 1436/22 January 2015 The gloves are off in SA Zionism’s avowed battle with BDS South Africa. The long standing antagonism between members of the pro-Israel lobby and Palestinian human rights advocacy bodies has reached boiling point with the announcement of the upcoming visit …

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Western Hypocrisy

  Americans and other westerners ignore atrocities committed by their own governments because government officials and the media have a narrow definition of terrorism, said Noam Chomsky. To demonstrate, the linguist and political scientist compared two reports by the New York Times’ veteran correspondent Steven Erlanger — one following the Paris attacks …

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Charlie Hebdo is sadism, not satire

Norman Finkelstein: Charlie Hebdo is sadism, not satire Mustafa Caglayan – Anadolu Agency | 28 Rabi ul Awwal 1436/20 January 2015 In Nazi Germany, there was an anti-Semitic weekly newspaper called Der Stürmer. Run by Julius Streicher, it was notorious for being one of the most virulent advocates of the persecution of Jews during the …

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Paris Charlie: The “Shock Doctrine” par Excellence

By Peter Koenig Global Research, January 16, 2015 Url of this article: http://www.globalresearch.ca/paris-charlie-the-shock-doctrine-par-excellence/5424960   On 12 January the French Parliament approved with almost unanimity – with one abstention only – the budget for France’s continuous and enlarged involvement in the new war on Iraq, a new war engagement led by …

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Using free speech as a cloak for anti-Muslim bigotry

  By Haroon Siddiqui Toronto Star, January 14, 2015   There can never be any justification for murdering provocateurs or innocents. Take down their killers, if we must. Or round up the accomplices and throw the book at them.   That’s a statement of the obvious after the Charlie Hebdo …

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The matrix is real: modern enslavement to tech

by John W. Whitehead Source: Information Clearing House   If ever Americans sell their birthright, it will be for the promise of expediency and comfort delivered by way of blazingly fast Internet, cell phone signals that never drop a call, thermostats that keep us at the perfect temperature without our having …

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