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    The Grayzone

  • Behind the ‘Uyghur Tribunal’, US govt-backed separatist theater to escalate conflict with China
    US-backed activists and regime-change operatives convened the Uyghur Tribunal to ramp up conflict with China, but wound up exposing major inconsistencies in their narrative. As the US government’s propaganda campaign against China drags on, a mock tribunal has become a central node for the dissemination of allegations of Uyghur genocide... Read more »
  • Bellingcat funded by US and UK intelligence contractors that aided extremists in Syria
    Supposedly “independent” website Bellingcat raked in money from scandal-ridden Western intelligence firms that wreaked havoc – and reaped massive profits – in Syria. Since its launch in July 2014, the self-styled open-source investigations website Bellingcat has cemented itself as a darling of mainstream Western media, with its dives into alleged... Read more »
  • Behind NATO’s ‘cognitive warfare’: ‘Battle for your brain’ waged by Western militaries
    Western governments in the NATO military alliance are developing tactics of “cognitive warfare,” using the supposed threats of China and Russia to justify waging a “battle for your brain” in the “human domain,” to “make everyone a weapon.” NATO is developing new forms of warfare to wage a “battle for... Read more »
  • For the US, the climate plan is more walls and armed agents at the US-Mexico border
    US greenhouse gas emissions are inextricably linked to booming border militarization budgets and private security industry profit This article was originally published by Todd Miller’s The Border Chronicle. Subscribe here. Sasabe, Mexico – Not long into our conversation, the young woman at the migrant resource center in Sasabe, Sonora, told... Read more »
  • Inside the CIA plot to kidnap, kill Julian Assange
    As the Biden administration continues to seek the extradition of Julian Assange, new details have emerged about the Trump administration’s secret CIA-led war against Assange and his organization, Wikileaks. Michael Isikoff of Yahoo News discusses on Pushback. Michael Isikoff of Yahoo News discusses his team’s reporting on the CIA plot... Read more »

    Norman G. Finkelstein

    SOME THOUGHTS ON BEING CANCELLED (13 October 2021) Cambridge University Palestine Society asked me to appear on a Gaza panel tomorrow with two young people from Gaza. I, of course, agreed.  But I just received a call from one of the organizers of the event.  He said that he had... Read more »
  • How an Enemy Combatant Became a Comrade-in-Arms
    The disillusionment of a former admirer of Israel (G.M., from Florida) I speak as someone who grew up with so much admiration for Israel, and I have to admit, I had a lot of contempt for Palestinians. I grew up hearing how Israel is “the only democracy in the Middle... Read more »
  • A wonderful email from a family of ex-Maoists
    Dear Prof. Finkelstein, Since you asked about myself, I am from Pakistan and currently live in the Hague the Netherlands, (which is where I believe your good friend Mouin Rabbani lives?) My parents were both leftist journalists. My father (Ahfaz-ur-Rahman: you can click on his name for details) went to China... Read more »
    The state that cried antisemitism B. Michael | Jul. 27, 2021 | 11:51 PM |  6 Everyone condemned it, competing with one another in volume, flashing angry looks and going overboard with their castigation. They were responding to that malicious Vermont plot to deprive those masses of abominable war criminals pining for a taste... Read more »

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    Novara Media

  • Blaming David Amess’ Murder on Social Media Is an Easy Way of Avoiding the Knottier Problems
    Today, Westminster will be united in offering tributes to Southend MP Sir David Amess, who was murdered during a constituency surgery last Friday. A statement released by Amess’ family yesterday praised the 69-year-old as “a man of peace”, and highlighted his campaign for Southend to be granted city status and... Read more »
  • Amess Death Sparks Debate Safety of MPs
    The death of David Amess has renewed debates about the safety of MPs, social media anonymity, online radicalisation & civility in politics. Where are changes needed, and where is the media missing the point? With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.... Read more »
  • Why Owning Stuff Is Better Than Working
    Is there such a thing as a good landlord? Britain is being held hostage by a class of people whose only talent is owning stuff, and extracting money from people who don’t. Rents have doubled in the decade following the financial crisis, and the average house price is between 8... Read more »
  • Planet B: Jeremy Corbyn on Green Industrial Revolution
    Can people power face down the fossil fuel lobbies? Jeremy Corbyn lays out his hopes for the global fight against climate breakdown in this bonus episode from the podcast series Planet B: Everything Must Change. The Labour MP talks to host Dalia Gebrial about environmental reparations, a just transition in... Read more »
  • Tory MP Stabbed in Essex Attack | #TyskySour
    For the second time in six years a British MP has been violently killed while doing their job. We discuss the circumstances of the tragic death of Sir David Amess, and why it seems Britain cannot keep its politicians safe from harm. Also on the show – Dominic Cummings Attacks... Read more »


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  • After Corbyn, Israel Lobby Turns Its Guns on UK Academia
    The Israel lobby appears to be readying for a campaign to root out leftwing academics in the UK critical of Israel’s continuing oppression of the Palestinian people – echoing its efforts against the previous leader of Britain’s Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn. More The post After Corbyn, Israel Lobby Turns Its... Read more »
  • The Embarrassment of Riches
    What was surprising about many of the 35 current and former world leaders that appear in the Pandora Papers was not so much their presence on the list— Gabon’s Ali Bongo, for instance, is notoriously corrupt while Chile’s Sebastian Pinera was already linked to 14 corruption investigations before he became... Read more »
  • Why Record Numbers of Workers Are Quitting and Striking
    The number of strikes and of striking workers might be far higher if more workers were unionized. Non-union workers like McGrath and Ragland hired by historically anti-union companies like Walmart might have been able to organize their fellow workers instead of resorting to individual resignations. While viral social media posts... Read more »
  • Anti-Vaxxers and Climate Change Deniers: Living in a Post-Fact World
    How many people who are anti-vaxxers are also climate change deniers? Both anti-vaxxers and deniers raise serious questions about the role of science in our everyday lives. While facts confirm that people properly vaccinated have less chance of serious illness from Covid-19, and that scientific reports continue to confirm that... Read more »
  • Jerome Powell and the Federal Reserve Board
    I didn’t expect to write again about Powell being reappointed as Fed chair, I had expected that Biden would have made a pick by now, but here we are. Now that Larry Summers has condemned the “woke” Fed for failing to crack down on inflation, it seems worth recapping what... Read more »

    Yanis Varoufakis

  • Σκληρό Μαρκάρισμα Νο. 6.Με τον Γιώργο Ευγενίδη
    Χωρίς απαγορευμένες ή υπαγορευμένες ερωτήσεις. Χωρίς ταμπού θέματα ή προσυμφωνημένες ατζέντες. Συνεντεύξεις όπως πρέπει να γίνονται. Στο έκτο «Σκληρό Μαρκάρισμα» απαντώ στις ερωτήσεις του Γιώργου Ευγενίδη για το ενδεχόμενο εκλογών και για το αν διάγουμε μια προεκλογική χρονιά, για την οικονομία και την ανάπτυξη, για την αμυντική συμφωνία με τη... Read more »
  • ANOTHER NOW: Socialist Alternatives to Capitalism Explored in New Novel – On Democracy Now!, with Amy Goodman
    In an extended interview with Yanis Varoufakis, member of the Greek Parliament and former finance minister of Greece, we discuss his new novel, “Another Now,” and why he chose to write fiction after years of nonfiction. “All my life as a lefty, I had to find ways of escaping the poignant... Read more »
  • On Merkel’s Legacy, European Politics & the “Sordid Arms Race” on the Seas – On Democracy Now, with Amy Goodman
    The centre-left Social Democratic Party in Germany has narrowly claimed victory in an election that marks an end to the 16-year era of Angela Merkel’s conservative chancellorship. We look at what this means for Europe and the world with Yanis Varoufakis, a member of the Greek Parliament and the former... Read more »
  • George Varoufakis (1925-2021)
    Shortly after midnight, on 29th September, George Varoufakis died. He was born in Cairo, Egypt in June 1925 where he finished his high school studies at the Ambetio School. After graduating, he worked at a branch of a Greek bank in Cairo before coming to Athens in 1946 to enrol... Read more »
  • Γιώργος Βαρουφάκης 1925-2021
    Η πολιτική κηδεία του Γιώργου Βαρουφάκη θα γίνει στο Α’ Νεκροταφείο στις 11πμ της Παρασκευής 1ης Οκτωβρίου ενώ η ταφή του θα ακολουθήσει, αμέσως μετά, στο Νεκροταφείο Παλαιού Φαλήρου. Αντί στεφάνων ο ίδιος θα επιθυμούσε να στηριχτούν άνθρωποι που η κοινωνία μας έχει αποκλείσει ενισχύοντας μία από τις εξής δύο... Read more »


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    MintPress News

  • Colin Powell’s Own Staff Had Warned Him Against His War Lies
    In the wake of WMD-liar Curveball’s videotaped confession, Colin Powell was demanding to know why nobody warned him about Curveball’s unreliability. The trouble is, they did. The post Colin Powell’s Own Staff Had Warned Him Against His War Lies appeared first on MintPress News.... Read more »
  • How Feminists Can Support Afghan Women Living Under the Taliban
    When the United States pulled out of Afghanistan, it froze billions of dollars in Afghan assets, grinding many of the country’s most essential operations to a halt and spreading misery. The US government must release those funds. The post How Feminists Can Support Afghan Women Living Under the Taliban appeared... Read more »
  • Lee Camp: Julian Assange’s Father, John Shipton, on the U.S. Government’s ‘Scandalous’ Plan to ‘Murder’ His Son
    "These people want to destroy Julian and destroy Wikileaks," warns Assange's father ahead of the whistleblower's final extradition hearing next month. The post Lee Camp: Julian Assange’s Father, John Shipton, on the U.S. Government’s ‘Scandalous’ Plan to ‘Murder’ His Son appeared first on MintPress News.... Read more »
  • VideoUS Writes Belarus into Its Familiar Regime-Change Script
    The primary reason the U.S. government opposes the Lukashenko administration is not its authoritarianism, real as that might be. Instead, Lukashenko’s steadfast refusal to privatize state assets, join NATO, or open the country up for foreign exploitation are Washington’s principal objections. The post US Writes Belarus into Its Familiar Regime-Change... Read more »
  • VideoChoosing Its “Gates”: US Punishes Russia but is Giving UAE a Free Pass
    It seems that the profits of the U.S. military industrial complex have been put ahead of security, and the relationship between Abu Dhabi and Washington has only grown stronger. The post Choosing Its “Gates”: US Punishes Russia but is Giving UAE a Free Pass appeared first on MintPress News.... Read more »

    Jude Collins

  • Divide and Conquer – It’s the Imperialist Way – by Fra Hughes
    First published by Al Mayadeen English Lebanon How is the US deliberately attempting to provoke civil wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Lebanon? Iraq When America, Britain, and the coalition of the greedy decided to crush Iraq under a barrage of bombs, cruise missiles, and multiple munitions, in its campaign of... Read more »
    Facebook, we’re told, is planning to create  10,000 new jobs in Europe over the next five years – and no doubt the south of Ireland will get its share. But they’re also working on a Metaverse – a virtual world which will increasingly be the way in which people interact... Read more »
  • TV Review: Sean Ó Riada
                               Sean Ó Riada was a great man for reading, his son tells us on NATIONWIDE (RTÉ ONE). He would go “to the jacks” and sit there for an hour, just him and a book. He did his composing at night when the children were in bed.  He never used... Read more »
    THE MURDER  BY BOMB OF A DUBLIN BUS CONDUCTOR AND A DRIVER IN DUBLIN’S SACKVILLE PLACE DUBLIN IN DECEMBER !972 never seem to have impacted on Fintan O’Toole, whose father was a Dublin bus conductor. The  bomb persuaded Fine Gael to drop opposition to Jack Lynch’s strengthening the Offences Against the State Act... Read more »
  • Shhh! Don’t tell Jeffrey…
    This blog originally appeared as a column in the Andersonstown News Sensible politicians and pundits regularly scold us for being fixated on flags and emblems, even (God bless the mark!) on a border poll.  It would be better, they tell us, if were to focus on  ‘bread-and-butter’ issues (cue John Hume’s father telling his wide-eyed son that he couldn’t eat... Read more »

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  • Police Detain a Palestinian Woman for Knife Possession near Jerusalem
    Israeli border police detained a Palestinian woman, Monday, when she approached the illegal Israeli Har Adar colony allegedly armed with a knife, according to the Jerusalem Post. The woman, a resident of Beit Surich village, northwest of occupied Jerusalem, was seen walking towards a military roadblock near the settlement, apparently... Read more »
  • Army Detains Several Palestinians from the West Bank, including Two Former Prisoners
    Several Palestinian civilians from across the occupied West Bank were detained by the Israeli army, Sunday evening and overnight Monday, local sources reported. A 70-year-old Palestinian writer and former political prisoner, identified as Ahmad Qatamesh, was detained by the army after invading his home in al-Bireh city, in central West... Read more »
  • Soldiers Demolish A Palestinian Home In Hebron
    Israeli soldiers demolished Monday an under-construction Palestinian home in the Sika village, southwest of the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The Alliance For Human Rights, a nonviolent activist group that documents Israeli violations, has reported that the soldiers and personnel of the so-called “Civil Administration Office,” invaded the village... Read more »
  • VideoSoldiers Abduct Two Palestinian Children In Silwan
    Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday evening, two Palestinian children from the Be’er Ayyoub neighborhood in Silwan town, in occupied Jerusalem. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers abducted Adam Ashraf Zeitoun and Abed Da’na, before moving them to a police station in Salahudin Street in Jerusalem.... Read more »
  • WAFA: “Israeli settlers chop down olive trees, steal harvesting equipment in Nablus”
    NABLUS, Monday, October 18, 2021 (WAFA) – Israeli settlers Monday morning chopped down scores of olive trees and stole harvesting equipment in the Nablus district, according to local sources. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors colonial settlement activities in the northern West Bank, said that Palestinian farmers of Salem town, east of the... Read more »


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    Free willl

  • Our War Crimes vs. Their War Crimes | Noam Chomsky
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  • slavoj zizek | Noam Chomsky
    ***Noam Chomsky QUOTES ~ARTICLES ~ VIDEO ~ BOOKSAvram Noam Chomsky[a] (born December 7, 1928) is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian,[b][c] social critic, and political activist. Sometimes called "the father of modern linguistics",[d] Chomsky is also a major figure in analytic philosophy and one of the founders of the field of cognitive science. He holds a joint appointment as Institute Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Laureate Professor... Read more »
  • Democratic Deficit in Europe | Noam Chomsky
    ***Noam Chomsky QUOTES ~ARTICLES ~ VIDEO ~ BOOKSAvram Noam Chomsky[a] (born December 7, 1928) is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian,[b][c] social critic, and political activist. Sometimes called "the father of modern linguistics",[d] Chomsky is also a major figure in analytic philosophy and one of the founders of the field of cognitive science. He holds a joint appointment as Institute Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Laureate Professor... Read more »
  • The Atrocities in Cambodia | Noam Chomsky
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  • The Atrocities in Cambodia | Noam Chomsky
    Noam Chomsky QUOTES ~ARTICLES ~ VIDEO ~ BOOKSAvram Noam Chomsky[a] (born December 7, 1928) is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian,[b][c] social critic, and political activist. Sometimes called "the father of modern linguistics",[d] Chomsky is also a major figure in analytic philosophy and one of the founders of the field of cognitive science. He holds a joint appointment as Institute Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Laureate Professor... Read more »


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  • Afghanistan in the eye of the storm
    From the turbulent 1970s With its geographic centrality on the Asian continent, Afghanistan has historically become a corridor and civilisational interstice between Persian and Hindustani empires and peoples flowing in from the north. Some were Turkic-speaking, who marked and shaped the ethnic synthesis that today makes up this heterogeneous Central... Read more »
  • Oppression and racism: The main determinants of Jewish immigration
    Data recently released by Israel's immigration minister and the Jewish Agency show that Jewish immigration to Israel increased by 31 per cent in 2021. The data shows an increase of 41 per cent in immigration from the US, compared with the first nine months of 2020, as well as a... Read more »
  • Iran and Saudi Arabia: Rapprochement under American eyes
    Since 1979, when Iranian students stormed the US Embassy in Tehran and held American diplomats captive, the US strategy towards Iran has been aggressive. The US led the whole world to isolate Iran, turning it into a pariah state even among its neighbours and fellow Muslim countries. The US had... Read more »
  • Azerbaijan-Israel relations and Iran's national security concerns
    In 1991, Israel was one of the first countries to recognise the independence of the Republic of Azerbaijan. As a neighbour of Iran, Azerbaijan's expanding relations with Israel have always been one of Tehran's major security concerns. In the 1990s, 20 per cent of Azerbaijan's territory was occupied by Armenian... Read more »
  • Israel's terror against Gaza's children on Netflix
    The celebration of Children's Day on 12 October made me remember and rewatch the documentary Born in Gaza (2014) on Netflix by Italian-Argentinian war correspondent, writer and filmmaker Hernán Zin. The documentary was shot during the 2014 offensive on the Gaza Strip and portrays the daily lives of ten children... Read more »

    Z Blogs

  • Imagine a World with U.S.-China Cooperation
    On September 10, 2021, during an important diplomatic meeting that occurred by telephone, U.S. President Joseph Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping affirmed the necessity of a better relationship between their two nations.  According to the official Chinese summary, Xi said that “when China and the United States cooperate, the... Read more »
  • The Fate of Cassandra: Dire Predictions Go Unheeded
    In ancient Greek mythology, Cassandra was a priestess who was able to predict the future but unable to convince others to act upon her prophecies. The fate of Cassandra seems particularly relevant today, for there has been ample warning about three developments that threaten continued human existence—preparations for nuclear war,... Read more »
  • Building Social Solidarity Across National Boundaries
    Is it possible to build social solidarity beyond the state? It’s easy to conclude that it’s not.  In 1915, as national governments produced the shocking carnage of World War I, Ralph Chaplin, an activist in the Industrial Workers of the World, wrote his stirring song, “Solidarity Forever.”  Taken up by... Read more »
  • Alex Saab, Afghanistan, and the limits of US power
    The US government will (perhaps within a month) probably succeed in extraditing businessman Alex Saab from Cape Verde. His “crime” was being an official envoy for the Venezuelan government as he attempted to negotiate the sale of medicines from Iran to Venezuela. US sanctions have declared such activity illegal. Saab... Read more »
  • Baby Teeth and the Damage to Public Health Caused by U.S. Nuclear Weapons Tests
    By Lawrence Wittner and Joseph Mangano In 2020, Harvard University’s T. C. Chan School of Public Health began a five-year study, funded by the National Institutes of Health, that will examine the connection between early life exposure to toxic metals and later-life risk of neurological disease. A collaborator with Harvard,... Read more »


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    Democracy Now!

  • As CIA Ramps Up Anti-China Actions, Why Doesn't Congress Oppose Biden's "New Cold War"?
    We speak with Ethan Paul, a former reporter with the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong who is now with the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft. China's military revealed last week that it had conducted beach landing and assault drills in the province across from Taiwan. This comes as... Read more »
  • Pediatrician Welcomes Imminent Approval of COVID Vaccine for Kids 5-11 Amid Opposition to Mask Mandates
    The Biden administration is launching a national vaccination campaign for about 28 million children between the ages of 5 and 11. The vaccine will be two doses and one-third as potent as the one being given to people over the age of 12. An independent panel is set to offer... Read more »
  • "Racism Plays a Major Part": Like in Flint, Lead Pipes Leave Benton Harbor, Michigan, with Toxic Water
    Residents of Benton Harbor, Michigan, are calling for immediate action on replacing the city's lead pipes, which have endangered their drinking water. Since 2018, tap water in the predominantly Black city has contained lead levels up to 60 times the federal limit. Yet government officials have only addressed the toxic... Read more »
  • Headlines for October 18, 2021
    Gutting Democrats' Climate Plans, Manchin Opposes Renewable Energy Program in Reconciliation Bill, Manchin Wants Strict Conditions on Child Tax Credit, Which Has Lifted Millions of Kids from Poverty, FDA Panel Unanimously Recommends Booster Shots of J&J COVID-19 Vaccine, Bronx Man Dies of COVID-19 One Hour After Release from Rikers Jail,... Read more »
  • "Long March for Justice" Underway Across New Jersey to Demand Police Reform, Reparations
    We get an update from New Jersey, where the People's Organization for Progress is leading a 67-mile march to demand the state Legislature pass legislation to hold police accountable. The nine-day march wraps up Saturday, and activists are demanding passage of a state policy that would give police review boards... Read more »


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    Michael Hudson

  • 3rd Edition: Super-Imperialism
    The updated and expanded 3rd edition of Super Imperialism: The Economic Strategy of American Empire is now available. This highly respected study of U.S. financial diplomacy explores the faults built into the core of the World Bank and the IMF at their inception. Forensic detail reveals how the world’s core... Read more »
  • VideoPiketty vs Hudson
    If you like the depth of this discussion, please support my new Patreon page! This debate between Michael Hudson and Thomas Piketty was held on September 23, 2021. The debate was monitored by Lynn Parramore, and introduced by David Graeber’s widow, Nika. This debate between Michael Hudson and Thomas Piketty... Read more »
  • The Affront of Chinese Sovereignty
    Cross-posted from Renegade Inc Ross: Welcome to Renegade Inc. With China’s increasing wealth, Western investors want some of the action. One of those investors is a bullish gentleman called George Soros. However, the Chinese are acutely aware that with Western investment comes inequality. So as Beijing begins to rethink how... Read more »
  • The Vocabulary of Neoliberal Diplomacy in Today’s New Cold War
    Mr. Soros has expressed his ideological fury at the prospect of not being able to make the kind of easy money off China that he was able to siphon off when the Soviet Union was carved up and privatized. On September 7, 2021, in his second mainstream editorial in a... Read more »
  • George Soros’s dream: To turn China into a neoliberal grabitization opportunity
    In a Financial Times op-ed, “Investors in Xi’s China face a rude awakening” (August 30, 2021), George Soros writes that Xi’s “crackdown on private enterprise shows he does not understand the market economy. … Xi Jinping, China’s leader, has collided with economic reality. His crackdown on private enterprise has been... Read more »

    Mother Jones

  • Yes, Colin Powell Was Fully Vaccinated. He Was Also Seriously Immunocompromised.
    Colin Powell, the former US secretary of state, has died from complications of COVID-19 at age 84. The news of Powell’s death only broke a few hours ago, but anti-vaccine groups are already having a field day. Instead of mourning the passing of an accomplished soldier and leader, they’re fixating... Read more »
  • Colin Powell Dies of COVID
    Colin Powell, the highly decorated Army general who was the former chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, national security adviser, and secretary of state, died Monday at Walter Reed Medical Center from complications of COVID-19. His family reported that he was fully vaccinated but he suffered from blood cancer... Read more »
  • Food Packaging Chemicals May Contribute to 100,000 US Deaths Per Year, a Study Finds
    This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The group of chemicals called phthalates, also known as plasticizers, may contribute to the early deaths of 91,000 to 107,000 older adults in the US each year, according to a new study.... Read more »
  • Mexico’s Underground Abortion Networks Prepare for Pregnant People Fleeing From Texas
    Twenty years ago, when MC was a teenager growing up in Tamaulipas, Mexico, she helped her friend get an illegal abortion. The two girls had heard about a local man who sold medications to end pregnancies, so they went together to meet him. He gave MC’s friend pills and a... Read more »
  • VideoA Jim Crow–Era Murder. A Family Secret. Decades Later, What Does Justice Look Like?
    Joyce Faye Nelson-Crockett was 13 years old in 1955, dancing to a jukebox in the Hughes Cafe on a Saturday night in East Texas with her sister and her 16-year-old cousin, John Earl Reese. The boy had come home to the nearby town of Mayflower earlier that day after a... Read more »


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  • How the ICBM Lobby is Threatening Armageddon
    "For many years, experts have been calling for this act of sanity that could save humanity: Shutting down all of the nation’s intercontinental ballistic missiles... .Four hundred ICBMs dot the rural landscapes of Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Wyoming. Loaded in silos, these missiles are uniquely -- and dangerously... Read more »
  • Google and Amazon Workers Call Out Project with Israeli Military
    "We are writing as Google and Amazon employees of conscience from diverse backgrounds. We believe that the technology we build should work to serve and uplift people everywhere, including all of our users. As workers who keep these companies running, we are morally obligated to speak out against violations of... Read more »
  • Women Advocates Call on the World Bank to Release Funds to Pay Afghan Teachers
    After the Taliban took hold of Kabul, the new group notes the U.S. government "froze nearly $10 billion in assets belonging to the Afghan central bank and stopped shipments of cash to the country. The International Monetary Fund has frozen the distribution of more than $400 million destined for COVID... Read more »
  • U.S. Policy Toward China Called Aggressive
      "The business of China is business. The business of America is war. Will the U.S. make a business-like deal with China over Taiwan? Or will the U.S. insist upon the Taiwan question being settled as a matter of war? It's not China that's aggressive -- it's the U.S. government that... Read more »
  • “Nobel Committee Gets Peace Prize Wrong Yet Again”
    "The trouble with the Nobel Peace Prize has long been and remains that it often goes to warmongers, that it often goes to good causes that have little direct connection to abolishing war, and that it often favors the powerful rather than those in need of funding and prestige to... Read more »

    George Monbiot

  • Baying Mob
    Gangs of thugs rampage through the countryside. Yet the police look the other way, and the government does nothing. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 13th October 2021 Something is going badly wrong in the countryside. For years, despite abundant video evidence, bloodsports enthusiasts have intimidated and attacked people... Read more »
  • Fire Front
    Destroying the world’s living systems and draining its wealth are not perversions of capitalism. They are capitalism. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 7th October 2021 Whenever there’s a leak of documents from the remote islands and obscure jurisdictions where rich people hide their money, like this week’s release... Read more »
  • Level Down
    The living world is being hit by everything at once: the only way to stop our full-spectrum assault on Earth systems is to reduce our economic activity. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 29th September 2021 There is a box labelled “climate”, in which politicians discuss the climate crisis.... Read more »
  • I’m Really Sorry about This….*
    But if you want to keep getting email notifications about articles on this site, please could you re-enter your name and email address. *With extra apologies for the technical glitch when I first posted this Google is shutting down the FeedBurner email service we currently use, and thanks to a... Read more »
  • Spirited Away
    How the counterculture fell prey to the far-right’s conspiracy theories. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 22nd September 2021 It’s an uncomfortable thing to admit, but in the countercultural movements where my sympathies lie, people are dropping like flies. Every few days I hear of another acquaintance who has... Read more »


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