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EU mulls ways to censor Russian views

The European Union is organizing a conference entitled: "Beyond disinformation – EU responses to the threat of foreign information manipulation." Its main thrust is to seek ways of expunging any trace of a Russia-friendly outlook within the Union. The EU has already censored Russia Today TV channels and the Sputnik agency. It is now extending…

We’re Trying To Crush The Happiest Country On Earth – Lee Camp on Nicaragua

Some of the countries the Western media claims are horrific repressive dictatorships are way happier than the U.S. So let me ask: Are you happy? Do you spend a lot of time laughing in the sun? Do you feel at peace in your life? If you live in the U.S., like me, then I’ll bet…
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Chris Hedges: Ukraine: The War That Went Wrong

PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY (Scheerpost) — Empires in terminal decline leap from one military fiasco to the next. The war in Ukraine, another bungled attempt to reassert U.S. global hegemony, fits this pattern. The danger is that the more dire things look, the more the U.S. will escalate the conflict, potentially provoking open confrontation with Russia.…

Israel’s Racism Exposed in Ongoing Imprisonment of Ethiopian-Born Soldier Avera Mengistu

For how long will I be in captivity? After so many years, where are the state and the people of Israel? These were the words, uttered in Hebrew, of a person believed to be Avera Mengistu, an Israeli soldier of Ethiopian origin who was captured and held in Gaza in 2014. Footage of Mengistu, looking…

“New Sheriff in Town”: Israel’s Dangerous Challenge to Al-Aqsa Custodianship Threatens World Peace

The Jordanian Ambassador to the State of Israel was recently denied entry to Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem – the third-holiest site in Islam. This is an incident that is so severe and so dangerous that not only the Jordanian government but the entire Arab and Muslim world – as well as the West – should…

Israel’s Hysterical Response to “Farha” Proves the Movie’s Effectiveness

If you watched the 2021 movie “Farha,” you will relate to the following story. I had a quiet evening and decided to watch the film on Netflix. I was pleased to see that there was no Israeli funding involved, as there often is even for Palestinian films. The movie opens with lovely scenes from rural…

Strong Militaries, Weak Society: The Missing Story in the Global Firepower Ranking

The Global Firepower ranking was published on January 6. The annual report classifies the world’s strongest militaries based on over 60 factors, including size, spending and technological advancements. The report, which placed the United States military on top, followed by Russia, China, India and the UK, raised more questions than answers, with some accusing GFP,…

Israel’s War Has Always Been About Religion: On Ben Gvir and the Adaptability of Zionism

In a self-congratulatory article published in the Atlantic in 2017, Yossi Klein Halevi describes Israeli behavior at the just-conquered holy Muslim shrines in Occupied East Jerusalem in 1967 as “an astonishing moment of religious restraint.” “The Jewish people had just returned to its holiest site, from which it had been denied access for centuries, only…

Some Africans Can’t Get Asylum in Israel Because Persecution Is Normal There

While all eyes are currently and justifiably on the incoming, monstrous Israeli government, there are a few leftovers from the previous administration that are worth mentioning. The previous Israeli government is seen by many people as a kinder, gentler and more reasonable government than the one in place right now. However, while it is true…

What Will Happen After the ICJ Delegitimizes Israel’s Occupation of Palestine?

Once more, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) will offer a legal opinion on the consequences of the Israeli Occupation of Palestine. A historic United Nations vote on December 31 called on the ICJ to look at the Israeli Occupation in terms of legal consequences, the rights of the Palestinian people to self-determination and the…

Chris Hedges: America’s Theater of the Absurd

PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY (Scheerpost) — Our political class does not govern. It entertains. It plays its assigned role in our fictitious democracy, howling with outrage to constituents and selling them out. The Squad and the Progressive Caucus have no more intention of fighting for universal health care, workers’ rights or defying the war machine than the Freedom Caucus fights for freedom. These political hacks are…

Why is the West Lamenting the End of ‘Liberal’ Israel?

Even before the new Israeli government was officially sworn in on December 29, angry reactions began emerging, not only among Palestinians and other Middle Eastern governments but also among Israel’s historic allies in the West. As early as November 2, top US officials conveyed to Axios that the Joe Biden Administration is “unlikely to engage…

For Palestinians, 2022 Was a Year of Renewed Tragedy and New Hope

Another critical year for Palestine has folded. While 2022 has wrought much of the same in terms of Israeli military occupation and increasing violence, it also introduced new variables to the Palestinian struggle – nationally, regionally and internationally.   Palestine, the War and the Arabs The Russia-Ukraine war starting in February, pressured many political entities,…

The Price of Betraying Palestine: Morocco Challenges Normalization with Israel

Two years ago, Morocco and Israel signed the US-brokered “Joint Declaration”, thus officially recognizing Israel and instating diplomatic ties. Though other Arab countries had already done the same, the Moroccan official recognition of Apartheid Israel was particularly devastating for Palestinians. Years ago, a close Moroccan friend told me that the ‘first time’ he was arrested…

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EU mulls ways to censor Russian views

The European Union is organizing a conference entitled: "Beyond disinformation – EU responses to the threat of foreign information manipulation." Its main thrust is to seek ways of expunging any trace of a Russia-friendly outlook within the Union. The EU has already censored Russia Today TV channels and the Sputnik agency. It is now extending…

We’re Trying To Crush The Happiest Country On Earth – Lee Camp on Nicaragua

Some of the countries the Western media claims are horrific repressive dictatorships are way happier than the U.S. So let me ask: Are you happy? Do you spend a lot of time laughing in the sun? Do you feel at peace in your life? If you live in the U.S., like me, then I’ll bet…

Elon Musk’s Cozy Ties With The Military Industrial Complex, With Alan MacLeod

The MintPress podcast, “The Watchdog,” hosted by British-Iraqi hip hop artist Lowkey, closely examines organizations about which it is in the public interest to know – including intelligence, lobby and special interest groups influencing policies that infringe on free speech and target dissent. The Watchdog goes against the grain by casting a light on stories…

Free Alex Saab!

Home » Global » Latin America & the Caribbean » Free Alex Saab! Supporters of Alex Saab gathered inside Grand Central Station in New York City on Jan. 16. The purpose of the demonstration was to “denounce the imprisonment of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab; his only crime was evading the illegal sanctions of the North…