Israel bans for 10 yrs. Mairead Maguire, others on International Women’s Boat to Gaza

The Empire Strikes Back

Chris Hedges truthdig A decade ago left-wing governments, defying Washington and global corporations, took power in Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Venezuela, Uruguay, Bolivia and Ecuador. It seemed as if the tide in Latin America was turning. The interference by...
Israel bans for 10 yrs. Mairead Maguire, others on International Women’s Boat to Gaza

War to the Horizon… It’s the American Way

Tom Engelhardt TomDispatch It’s the timing that should amaze us (were anyone to think about it for 30 seconds). Let’s start with the conflict in Afghanistan, now regularly described as the longest war in American history.  It began on October 7, 2001, and will soon...
Israel bans for 10 yrs. Mairead Maguire, others on International Women’s Boat to Gaza

Facebook Disables Accounts of Palestinian Editors

Ali Abunimah Electronic Intifada Editors at two of the most widely read Palestinian online publications have had their Facebook accounts disabled. Administrators for the Facebook pages of Quds, which has more than five million “likes,” and Shehab News Agency, which...
Israel bans for 10 yrs. Mairead Maguire, others on International Women’s Boat to Gaza

Stop the Killing

Robert C. Koehler Common Dreams Maybe half a million dead, half a country — 10 million people — displaced from their homes, jettisoned onto the mercy of the world. Welcome to war. Welcome to Syria. This is a conflict apparently too complex to understand. The U.S....