Monthly Archives: May 2012

Photo Essay: A Loud and Silent Border War

Photo Essay: A Loud and Silent Border War from (title unknown) by todd.miller Teaser (Summary): This collection of photographs, taken on the U.S.-Mexico border between Arizona and Texas, depicts the story of an often silent and often deadly war. The photo essay is … Continue reading

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Who’s Your Bully?

Who’s Your Bully? from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall Mitt Romney, the Washington Post alleges, bullied a boy he thought was gay. The Obama campaign stands to benefit—but let he who has not bullied cast the first set of sanctions cast the … Continue reading

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Make the Choice: Wall Street or Society

Make the Choice: Wall Street or Society from Glen Ford’s blog by Glen Ford Wed, 05/16/2012 – 12:19 — Glen Ford JP Morgan Chase gambling | hedge funds | derivatives Printer-friendly version   by BAR executive editor Glen Ford The liberal reformers are once again … Continue reading

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Re-visiting Assange’s show

Re-visiting Assange’s show It’s fruitful to compare his show’s first six episodes to the tripe emanating from American political television BY GLENN GREENWALD (Credit: AP Photo) When it was announced last month that the Kremlin-backed network RT would broadcast a new show from … Continue reading

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The Interior Minister’s call to expel African immigrants, in context

The Interior Minister’s call to expel African immigrants, in context from Mondoweiss by Paul Mutter Interior Minister Eli Yishai’s most recent remarks on African immigrants, calling for their expulsion and painting all of them (both refugees and migrant workers) as a criminal element in Israeli … Continue reading

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In ’92, AIPAC president raised $1 million for Bill Clinton — and he supported the settlements

In ’92, AIPAC president raised $1 million for Bill Clinton — and he supported the settlements from Mondoweiss by Philip Weiss MJ Rosenberg explains that AIPAC’s power arises from its ability to buy politicians but this knowledge has always been suppressed. In 1988, 60 Minutes … Continue reading

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Where’s the Palestinian Gandhi? Soaking in Blood Shed by Settlers

Where’s the Palestinian Gandhi? Soaking in Blood Shed by Settlers from Tikun Olam-תקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place by Richard Silverstein Tweet Jewish settler terrorist shoots Nemer Asiara in cold blood Yesterday, in the northern West Bank, outside the village of … Continue reading

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Learning from the Irish Hunger Strikes of 1981 and the Palestinian Challenge

If you recently watched “The Iron Lady” with Meryl Streep, this is a useful reminder of who Margaret Thatcher really was. Learning from the Irish Hunger Strikes of 1981 and the Palestinian Challenge from Richard Falk by Richard Falk   Prefatory Note John … Continue reading

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Nakba: The Ongoing Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine

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Ted Rall: The Decider

The Decider from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall When it comes to doling out trillions to bankrupt banks, drone-bombing houses full of civilians, and ordering the assassination hit squad that took out Osama bin Laden, Obama is decisive. When it comes to … Continue reading

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