SI | STOP-Imperialism.com

Tag "Daily Digest"

Voices from Syria’s Rukban Refugee Camp Belie Corporate Media Reporting

    Voices from Syria’s Rukban Refugee Camp Belie Corporate Media Reporting

AD-DUMAYR, SYRIA — A little over a year ago — just after the Syrian army and its allies liberated the towns and villages around eastern Ghouta from the myriad armed jihadist groups that had waged a brutal campaign of torture and executions in the area — I interviewed a number of the civilians that had…

0 comment Read Full Article

Africa and Palestine: A Noble Legacy That Must Never Be Betrayed

    Africa and Palestine: A Noble Legacy That Must Never Be Betrayed

Europe’s “Scramble for Africa” began in earnest in 1881, but never ended. The attempt at dominating the continent using old and new strategies continues to define the western relationship with this rich continent.  This reality was further validated when I arrived in Nairobi, Kenya on June 23. Although my objective was to address various Kenyan…

0 comment Read Full Article

As Yemen Starves, International Aid Agencies Play Politics With Food

    As Yemen Starves, International Aid Agencies Play Politics With Food

TAIZ, YEMEN — A recent Saudi Coalition airstrike on the home of a prominent Yemeni businessman in Taiz destroyed not only a family home but also the hopes of the many Yemenis who rely on the generosity of philanthropic donors, as international aid agencies become increasingly beholden to the political interests of their largest benefactors.…

0 comment Read Full Article

Report Shows Corporations and Bolsonaro Teaming Up to Destroy the Amazon

    Report Shows Corporations and Bolsonaro Teaming Up to Destroy the Amazon

As deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest reaches the highest level in a decade, the rainforest’s indigenous peoples and their supporters have called for action against the political and business interests they blame for a spike in illegal logging and other resource extraction. A report released by Amazon Watch as part of its ongoing “Complicity in…

1 comment Read Full Article

Taking a Minute to Walk in Iran’s Shoes

  Taking a Minute to Walk in Iran’s Shoes

If one can learn anything from the modern history of Iran, it’s that Iranians have learned to rely on themselves and not on great powers for support and that these great powers will sell — and have in fact sold — them out at a moment’s notice to satisfy their own interests, a matter well…

0 comment Read Full Article

Israel Looks to Bolster Diplomatic Cover for New Level of Civilian Bombing in Lebanon

  Israel Looks to Bolster Diplomatic Cover for New Level of Civilian Bombing in Lebanon

During a conference hosted on Tuesday by the Mossad-linked Shurat HaDin or Israel Law Center (ILC), Israel’s Public Security and Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan demanded that international laws on warfare be amended because current international law pertaining to warfare “serves terrorists.”  Erdan claimed that groups like Lebanon’s Hezbollah use existing international laws of war…

0 comment Read Full Article

Venezuelan Government Claims New Coup, Maduro Assassination Plot Foiled

  Venezuelan Government Claims New Coup, Maduro Assassination Plot Foiled

The Venezuelan government has reportedly dismantled a plan to stage a violent putsch in recent days. Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez revealed on Wednesday that a large scale plan was set to be executed on June 23 or 24. The operation allegedly included the assassination of President Nicolas Maduro, National Constituent Assembly President Diosdado Cabello, and…

0 comment Read Full Article

The Military Industrial Complex Loves Left Wing Hawk Adam Schiff

  The Military Industrial Complex Loves Left Wing Hawk Adam Schiff

Neoliberal, fake progressive Rep. Adam Schiff (D-C) showed his true colors yet again last week. He said in response to President Donald Trump’s saber-rattling and threats to attack Iran that, Iran is a thoroughly malign actor, a cause of deep instability in the region, a profound contributor to the violence and misery in Yemen, and one of…

0 comment Read Full Article

The End of Human Civlisation: War, Empire and Racism in the Anthropocene

  The End of Human Civlisation: War, Empire and Racism in the Anthropocene

INSURGE INTELLIGENCE — The Anthropocene. A proposed new geological epoch which designates a shift to a planetary age dominated by human impacts across the geological processes of the Earth. Geologists dispute the duration, precision, relevance and even accuracy of the concept. But the term has increasingly entered the scientific lexicon as increasing numbers of experts…

0 comment Read Full Article

MintPress Reporter Detained Amid Honduran Police Crackdown on Coup Anniversary Protests

  MintPress Reporter Detained Amid Honduran Police Crackdown on Coup Anniversary Protests

TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS — Repression against resistance activists in Honduras has become increasingly lethal as the country braces for planned protests ahead of the 10-year anniversary of a U.S.-backed coup. Police and military forces have used live rounds against students, resulting in at least three deaths, as protests heat up ahead of the anniversary on Friday.…

0 comment Read Full Article