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The Oligarchs Behind the “Humanitarian” Regime Change Network Now Exploiting Jo Cox’s Death to Push For UK Labour Split

    The Oligarchs Behind the “Humanitarian” Regime Change Network Now Exploiting Jo Cox’s Death to Push For UK Labour Split

LONDON — Jo Cox, the late Labour MP whose tragic death in 2016 shocked Britain and the world, has recently become a rallying cry for forces within the U.K. Labour Party who seek to weaken Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership and to return the party to the pro-intervention Tony Blair era. As this article (the final installment…

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When National History Includes Genocide, How Should We “Celebrate”?

    When National History Includes Genocide, How Should We “Celebrate”?

UPPER PENINSULA, MICHIGAN — (Opinion) “There is no doubt this is the most horrible crime ever committed in the whole history of the world,” wrote Winston Churchill while reading the first detailed account of the Auschwitz concentration camps, according to an account about Churchill published on the BBC website’s history page. This is quite a…

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As Millions Starve, Many Still Speak of a Yemen “On the Brink of Famine”

    As Millions Starve, Many Still Speak of a Yemen “On the Brink of Famine”

HAJJAH, YEMEN — For almost three years, the expression “on the brink of famine” has been repeatedly cited by relief agencies to describe one side of the humanitarian disaster in Yemen. It is an expression that has never been revised, even as it became increasingly inaccurate as the Saudi-led coalition tightened its blockade and ignored…

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Anti-Semitism as a Sword: The Danger of Undermining Democracy for Israel’s Benefit

    Anti-Semitism as a Sword: The Danger of Undermining Democracy for Israel’s Benefit

LONDON — Following the flimsy accusations of anti-Semitism discussed in the first part of this series, the Israel Lobby has, with heavy pressure, succeeded in persuading the U.K.’s Labour Party to adopt a far-reaching definition of anti-Semitism. With this policy incorporated into the Labour Party, almost any negative commentary on Israel could officially be called anti-Semitic.This…

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Anti-Semitism as a Sword: Aggressive Tactics on Israel’s Behalf may Threaten All Jews

  Anti-Semitism as a Sword: Aggressive Tactics on Israel’s Behalf may Threaten All Jews

LONDON — (Analysis) There is no doubt that Jews have suffered severe oppression in the course of European history. From the pogroms throughout Europe to the extermination of the Nazi Holocaust, few groups have suffered as harshly, as repeatedly, and for as long as Jewish communities. (Note the word “few” so as not to diminish…

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Why the NAACP and His Friends at the Top Can’t Make Ben Jealous the Next Maryland Governor

  Why the NAACP and His Friends at the Top Can’t Make Ben Jealous the Next Maryland Governor

BALTIMORE — At first glance, Ben Jealous appears to be a good bet to become Maryland’s first black governor. Running in a blue state — where Democrats outnumber Republicans two to one and nearly one in three voters is African-American — against an incumbent Republican governor, Jealous is a liberal Democrat, a son of Baltimore,…

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Eight Years After EU-IMF Bailout, Greece Sees Poverty, Suffering, and Want

  Eight Years After EU-IMF Bailout, Greece Sees Poverty, Suffering, and Want

ATHENS – It is a tale of two realities. Later this week, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will give his annual speech to the nation – Greece’s equivalent of the State of the Union address — at the 83rd Thessaloniki Trade Fair. Fresh off of a recent reshuffle of his cabinet, the main theme of…

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Israeli Nation State Law Hallmark of an Unfree People Living in Fear

  Israeli Nation State Law Hallmark of an Unfree People Living in Fear

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL (Analysis) — Who needs a Nation State Law? What does the insistence and the passing of a law that states Israel’s exclusive rights to the land and the state mean? Since many laws and the reality on the ground make it seemingly obvious that Israel is already a state for Jews, one…

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Stand Your Ground: As Florida Case Illustrates, A 33-State License to Kill

  Stand Your Ground: As Florida Case Illustrates, A 33-State License to Kill

CLEARWATER, FLORIDA — To better understand the depraved heart of America’s racist justice system, take a moment to unbundle the “Stand Your Ground” statute that is the legal basis for a Florida sheriff’s announcement last week that he would not file criminal charges against a white vigilante who fatally shot an unarmed black man during…

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Trump’s Helsinki Faceplant Is a Grim Reflection of Washington’s Uncompromising Anti-Russia Crusade

  Trump’s Helsinki Faceplant Is a Grim Reflection of Washington’s Uncompromising Anti-Russia Crusade

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (ANALYSIS) After over a year and a half of anticipation, the first formal meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin was certainly a momentous occasion, but hardly for the intended reasons. It remains too early to definitively tell whether Helsinki will go down in history as the beginning of a new stage…

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