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The Palestinian People Are As Unified as Hamas and Fatah are Obsolete

    The Palestinian People Are As Unified as Hamas and Fatah are Obsolete

JERUSALEM, PALESTINE – Among the myths that cover the reality in Palestine is the one that says Palestinians have no leadership, no unified message, and that the Hamas-Fatah divide represents the entire political reality in Palestine. There is also a myth that claims that the Palestinians of 1948, who carry Israeli citizenship, are somehow not…

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Israeli Defense Minister’s Resignation not a “Victory” for Gaza but a Warning that the Worst is to Come

    Israeli Defense Minister’s Resignation not a “Victory” for Gaza but a Warning that the Worst is to Come

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL – A wave of instability now threatens Israel’s government following the sudden resignation of Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Wednesday. Lieberman announced that he was resigning in protest of a recently brokered ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian resistance movement Hamas, which has governed the Gaza Strip since winning elections in 2007. Israeli Prime…

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ACTA 2.0 – The EU’s New Intellectual Property Law Threatens Fundamental Internet Freedom

    ACTA 2.0 – The EU’s New Intellectual Property Law Threatens Fundamental Internet Freedom

Internet means freedom. Still. We can (still) freely retrieve content with our search engines. We can (still) freely and without further ado access the sources in a text. This will soon change. Article 13 of the controversial law says that website operators and Internet providers will be held accountable for the content of their customers…

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Teaching Kids to Kill at a Far Right Nationalist Summer Camp in Ukraine

    Teaching Kids to Kill at a Far Right Nationalist Summer Camp in Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The campers, some clad in combat fatigues, carefully aim their assault rifles. Their instructor offers advice: Don’t think of your target as a human being. So when these boys and girls shoot, they will shoot to kill. Most are in their teens, but some are as young as 8 years old.…

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Report From the Battlefields of Hodeida: Yemeni Locals Push Back Amid Saudi Bombs, Mercenaries, Blockade

  Report From the Battlefields of Hodeida: Yemeni Locals Push Back Amid Saudi Bombs, Mercenaries, Blockade

HODEIDA, YEMEN — Following twelve days of clashes in Yemen’s strategic port city of Hodeida, the Yemeni Army, supported by local volunteer fighters as well as Ansar Allah (Houthi), has pushed back a large-scale offensive by Saudi Arabia, its coalition allies and the mercenary fighters it employs. The attack is the latest of multiple failed…

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Has Time Run Out For Julian Assange? Signs Point to Imminent Extradition

  Has Time Run Out For Julian Assange? Signs Point to Imminent Extradition

It appears increasingly likely Wikileaks founder and publisher Julian Assange will wind up in the clutches of the U.S. government. It’s hardly surprising, given that in ten years’ time, Wikileaks published more classified information than all other media combined. It exposed human rights abuses, government spying, torture, and war crimes on an unprecedented scale. WikiLeaks put…

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EPA Continues to Approve Hundreds of Dangerous PFAS Chemicals

  EPA Continues to Approve Hundreds of Dangerous PFAS Chemicals

WASHINGTON — Despite widespread evidence of the long-term danger and devastating consequences, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has continued approving new versions of a family of industrial chemicals known as perfluoroalkyls or PFAS. Publicly, the EPA has condemned the use of PFAS and supported efforts to curb the public health crisis the chemicals pose, while…

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Ten Days in Palestine: A Close-Up View of the Fatuity of the Two-State Solution

  Ten Days in Palestine: A Close-Up View of the Fatuity of the Two-State Solution

JERUSALEM, PALESTINE — In his speech at the party conference, U.K. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said “Let’s give real support to end the oppression of the Palestinian people,” a statement no other Western politician would dare to make. However, the latter part of Corbyn’s statement suggests that Britain must “move to a genuine two-state solution…

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Israel to Police European Coastlines – Protecting the Continent from Refugees?

  Israel to Police European Coastlines – Protecting the Continent from Refugees?

This sounds like a bad joke. It ain’t. Its real. One fascist government helps another fascist government. Yes, I have written about fascism invading the west before – warning that the European Union (non-union) is being gradually, but ever faster turned into a fascist dictatorship under the guise of democratic protection of ‘Democracy’; and this…

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Deaths from the War on Yemen Have Been Underestimated by 5 to 1

  Deaths from the War on Yemen Have Been Underestimated by 5 to 1

An NGO responsible for reporting on war deaths in Yemen has acknowledged that it has underestimated the casualties in the three-year-old conflict by at least five to one. Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project had originally estimated that about 10,000 people had been killed in the war in Yemen, roughly the same number reported by…

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