Category Archives: Human Rights

Anne Frank, Rachel Corrie: A Legacy of Two Martyrs

A legacy of two martyrs from Mondoweiss by Jennifer Loewenstein Madison, WI Sixty-seven years after the end of World War II, a team of researchers and cameramen from the Anne Frank House in Holland showed up at the Capitol Lakes retirement center in … Continue reading

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A Palestine-Mexico Border

A Palestine-Mexico Border from (title unknown) by jimmy.johnson Nearly 55,000 people have been killed since 2006 in Mexico’s ‘Narcoinsurgency.’ Drug and arms trafficking—going north and south across the international divide—are now the primary concern of U.S. military and homeland security forces and the Mexican Army. … 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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Surveillance State democracy

Surveillance State democracy As the FBI seeks full access to all forms of Interent communication, it is not voters who need to be convinced BY GLENN GREENWALD     more CNET‘s excellent technology reporter, Declan McCullagh, reports on ongoing efforts by the Obama … Continue reading

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Jesse Lieberfeld speaks: When they told me to stand by Israel, ‘that’s the logic of the white south in the 60s’

Jesse Lieberfeld speaks: When they told me to stand by Israel, ‘that’s the logic of the white south in the 60s’ from Mondoweiss by Philip Weiss We all wondered what happened to Jesse Lieberfeld, that great kid in Pittsburgh who won a Martin Luther … Continue reading

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The Forever War

The Forever War from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall Although headlines trumpeted troop withdrawals scheduled for 2014, the United States has signed an agreement with the Afghan government pledging continued military support through the year 2024.

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It’s apartheid in the West Bank, but Obama and liberal Jews are too ‘intimidated’ to say anything — Perlstein in Rolling Stone

It’s apartheid in the West Bank, but Obama and liberal Jews are too ‘intimidated’ to say anything — Perlstein in Rolling Stone from Mondoweiss by Philip Weiss It’s finally happening. The great slumbering and privileged body of integrated American Jews is lifting its … Continue reading

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Federal judge complicity

In my opinion, US judges should consider the precedent set at Nuremberg of holding Nazi judges guilty of war crimes. If we are lucky, some of us may be alive when the various excesses of the declining US empire are subjected to … Continue reading

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Video: Olmert, Livni & Barak were ‘masters of war’ 3 years ago

Video: Olmert, Livni & Barak were ‘masters of war’ 3 years ago from Mondoweiss by Philip Weiss New, and wrenching, video from Sana Kassem is up at Norman Finkelstein’s site, using the Bob Dylan anti-war anthem. Popout “The Gaza Massacre” from Sana Kassem on Vimeo.

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Repulsive progressive hypocrisy

Repulsive progressive hypocrisy BY GLENN GREENWALD https://plusone.google.com/_/+1/fastbutton?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.salon.com%2F2012%2F02%2F08%2Frepulsive_progressive_hypocrisy%2F&size=medium&count=true&annotation=bubble&hl=en-US&jsh=m%3B%2F_%2Fapps-static%2F_%2Fjs%2Fgapi%2F__features__%2Frt%3Dj%2Fver%3DJply8MRgngQ.en.%2Fsv%3D1%2Fam%3D!n_yunSsn15SIR87Grw%2Fd%3D1%2F#id=I1_1328801519860&parent=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.salon.com&rpctoken=313547518&_methods=onPlusOne%2C_ready%2C_close%2C_open%2C_resizeMe%2C_renderstart President Barack Obama speaks at UPS, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)  (Credit: AP) (updated below) During the Bush years, Guantanamo was the core symbol of right-wing radicalism and … Continue reading

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