Who Remembers Lebanon?

By Peter Symonds 25 August 2006 An Amnesty International (AI) report published on Tuesday provides a chilling account of the death and destruction inflicted on the civilian population of Lebanon by the Israeli military during its month-long, US-backed offensive. Entitled “Deliberate destruction or ‘collateral damage’? Israeli attacks on civilian infrastructure”, the document demonstrates that the…

Eyeless in Gaza but Rich in Gas Reserves

A Middle East Peace That Could Happen (But Won’t) In Washington-Speak, “Palestinian State” Means “Fried Chicken” By Noam Chomsky The fact that the Israel-Palestine conflict grinds on without resolution might appear to be rather strange.  For many of the world’s conflicts, it is difficult even to conjure up a feasible settlement.  In this case, it is…

Fallujah – the hidden massacre

November 17, 2005 The US military on Wednesday acknowledged it might have killed civilians in the Iraqi city of Falluja with white phosphorus munitions during the battle against insurgents a year ago. The Pentagon insisted civilians had not been targeted, however, and that it had avoided unnecessary casualties by evacuating the city before the offensive.…

Political Science 101: The Relationship Between U.S. Domestic and Foreign Policy

Political Science 101: The Relationship Between U.S. Domestic and Foreign Policy Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire, attending the national Workers World conference in New York City November 17-18, 2012. Azikiwe writes extensively on African and world affairs., a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos on Flickr. Political Science 101 The Relationship…

Traditional American

                                                                    Political CartoonTraditional AmericanBy Chuck Siler, Carrollton TX    

Thanksgiving: The National Day of Mourning Text of 1970 speech by Wampsutta An Aquinnah Wampanoag Elder

                                                                            History wants us to believe that the Indian was a savage, illiterate, uncivilized animal.When Frank James (1923 – February 20, 2001), known to the Wampanoag people as Wampsutta, was invited to speak by the Commonwealth of Massachusettsat the 1970 annual Thanksgiving feast at Plymouth. When the text of Mr. James’ speech, a powerful statement…

Breanna (Bradley) Manning Accepts Responsibility

Why, what it means (and doesn’t), and what next By Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist. November 19, 2012. Published at Allvoices.com Army Private Bradley Manning recently informed the military court that he was, in fact, the source of information published by WikiLeaks. While the 24 year old Intelligence Analyst, effectively, took responsibility for transferring classified…