SI | STOP-Imperialism.com

Tag "Insights"

Venezuela: Amnesty International in Service of Empire

    Venezuela: Amnesty International in Service of Empire

Uncle Sam has a problem in his South American “backyard” with those uppity Venezuelans who insisted on democratically electing Nicolás Maduro as their president instead of by-passing the electoral process and installing the unelected US asset Juan Guaidó. No matter, Amnesty International has come to the rescue with a full-throated defense of US imperialism: Faced…

0 comment Read Full Article

US Media Coverage of Venezuela Reaches All-Time Low

    US Media Coverage of Venezuela Reaches All-Time Low

As famed Latin American author Eduardo Galeano once wrote, “every time the US ‘saves’ a country, it converts it into either an insane asylum or a cemetery.” Of course, as we look over the wreckage left by the US in countries such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Somalia, Syria, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, we see…

0 comment Read Full Article

Israel’s Common Denominator: Why Israel Will Continue to Bomb Gaza

    Israel’s Common Denominator: Why Israel Will Continue to Bomb Gaza

On May 4, Israel launched a series of deadly airstrikes on the besieged Gaza Strip, prompting a response from various resistance groups. At least 25 Palestinians were killed and nearly 200 people wounded in the Israeli attacks. Four Israelis were also killed by Palestinian rockets. The clashes were instigated by Israel, when the Israeli military…

0 comment Read Full Article

Pompeo Takes a Page From the Bernard Lewis Playbook on Iran

    Pompeo Takes a Page From the Bernard Lewis Playbook on Iran

Bernard Lewis, a British-American historian of the Middle East, has been formidably influential in America – his policy ideas have towered over Presidents, policy-makers and think-tanks, and they still do. Though he died last year, his baleful views still shape America’s thinking about Iran. Mike Pompeo, for example, has written: “I met him only once, but…

0 comment Read Full Article

Deal of the Century Adds “New” to the Four Thousand Year Old Name “Palestine”

  Deal of the Century Adds “New” to the Four Thousand Year Old Name “Palestine”

JERUSALEM, PALESTINE — Nakba Day — the day when Palestinians commemorate the destruction of their country and the mass killing and forced eviction of their people — is coming up, and with each passing day, another disturbing story unfolds. Perhaps the most disturbing story so far is the plan to present Palestine with a new…

0 comment Read Full Article

Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi: Washington Couldn’t Create a More Convenient Villain 

  Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi: Washington Couldn’t Create a More Convenient Villain 

With US-backed militants having already reached the full extent of their gains on the battlefield and now facing incremental but inevitable defeat – the US appeared to be out of time and out of options. Then suddenly – as if on cue – Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi – alleged leader of the so-called “Islamic State in…

0 comment Read Full Article

Who’s Anti-Bernie and Why They’re Wrong

  Who’s Anti-Bernie and Why They’re Wrong

Joan Brunwasser, Senior Editor for OpEdNews and co-founder of Citizens for Election Reform, speaks with author, activist, and co-founder of RootsAction.org, Norman Solomon on the Bernie Sanders campaign, the state of the Democratic Party and the prospects of a progressive victory. Joan Brunwasser (JB) | Welcome back to OpEdNews, Norman. We last chatted back in…

0 comment Read Full Article

Obama’s Frustration with Clinton Campaign Should be a Warning to Dems

  Obama’s Frustration with Clinton Campaign Should be a Warning to Dems

A recent Daily Mail article presents former President Barack Obama’s anger, frustration and delusion with Hillary Clinton’s loss to an orange haired, xenophobic buffoon. Obama felt that he left a good economy behind for Clinton and that she failed to capitalize on his messaging. He also compared himself to the fictional Michael Corleone and was…

0 comment Read Full Article

The Myth of a Disunited and Dysfunctional Palestine Is an Israeli Invention

  The Myth of a Disunited and Dysfunctional Palestine Is an Israeli Invention

The International Conference on Palestine held in Istanbul between April 27-29 brought together many speakers and hundreds of academics, journalists, activists and students from Turkey and all over the world. The conference was a rare opportunity aimed at articulating a discourse of international solidarity that is both inclusive and forward thinking. There was near consensus…

0 comment Read Full Article

What I Saw in Gaza Changed Me Forever

  What I Saw in Gaza Changed Me Forever

Reclaiming Judaism from Zionism is a powerful collection of 40 essays by Jews from diverse backgrounds. Each describes a personal journey from a Zionist worldview to activism in solidarity with Palestinians and Israelis striving to build a society founded on justice, equality, and peaceful coexistence. In this excerpt from the essay “Palestine and my Journey of…

0 comment Read Full Article
1 2 3 24