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After ‘Protective Edge’: What Future for Palestine and Israel

The 50-day Israeli military operation that killed over 2100 Palestinians, wounded another 11,000, and undoubtedly traumatized the entire Gazan population of 1.7 million also took the lives of 70 Israelis, of which 65 were soldiers. This last violent encounter ... [Published ZNet - 16 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Theodore Roosevelt and American Racism

“I don’t go so far as to think that the only good Indian is the dead Indian, but I believe nine out of every ten are, and I shouldn’t like to inquire too closely into the case of the tenth. The most vicious cowboy has more moral principle than the average ... [Published ZNet - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

How Stieg Larsson Exposed the Swedish Far Right

For the average person the early death of Stieg Larsson must have come as a disappointment since that meant that the fourth Dragon Tattoo novel would remain uncompleted, the last in a series that were perfect reading on the bus or subway going to work. ... [Published ZNet - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

The US is now involved in 134 wars or none

The White House spent much of last week trying to figure out if the word “war” was the right one to describe its military actions against the Islamic State.US Secretary of State John Kerry was at first reluctant:“We’re engaged in a major counterterrorism ... [Published ZNet - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Hidden Source Of Industry Influence Threatens Toxic Chemical Regulations

Dr. Raymond Neutra adopted an alternate persona as he stepped up to the podium on a sunny, late-August afternoon. Sporting a hat and a fake British accent, the respected authority on environmental health transformed into the fictitious Reginald Charlston, ... [Published ZNet - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Decision Time in Brazil

In 2015 Brazil will celebrate 30 years of democracy, the longest cycle of democratic life in its history. This in itself is an important fact, at a time when Brazil has risen as a world power and therefore whatever happens in the country matters not only ... [Published ZNet - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Why the Fight for Independence Isn’t Over

Unionists of every stripe from the Orange Lodges to Tories and Labourist allsorts will be delighted with Scottish results. The United Kingdom has been saved. They won by 400,000 votes. Not a great triumph but a victory nonetheless and a defeat for the ... [Published ZNet - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Against Escalation: Seven Reflections

“Our Partners”The United States government routinely tells its subject citizenry and the world of “America’s” grand commitment to freedom and democracy. Putting aside the inconvenient problem of its own domestic oligarchy and plutocracy, let’s have a ... [Published ZNet - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

ISIS, Militarism, and the Violent Imagination

The beheading of American and British journalists who were being held hostage by ISIS creates a truly horrifying spectacle, and quite understandably mobilizes the political will to destroy the political actor who so shocks and frightens the Western sensibility, ... [Published ZNet - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Dangerously Incoherent – The Doctrine of R2P

In the wake of the controversial US-led bombing of Serbia in 1999 the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty (ICISS) – created under Canadian aegis and consisting of members of the UN General assembly – drafted  a report  which ... [Published ZNet - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

The Electoral System’s Victims

Narendra Modi, at the head of the right-wing BJP, leading an alliance of parties of the right, won a crushing victory in the April-May 2014 elections in India, with 336 seats (282 of them to Modi’s own BJP party) compared to the incumbent, the Congress ... [Published ZNet - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Reparations: What’s the Idea of an African-American Nation Got to Do with It?

Events in Ferguson and elsewhere have cut through the white noise (yes, white) of “post-racial” blather to reveal the state of race relations in the US.Shortly before Ferguson, Ta-Nehisi Coates movingly made the case for reparations to the African American ... [Published ZNet - Sep 19 2014]

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...But, as Arundhati Roy said on Democracy Now! during the 2014 elections: "Anybody who's speaking against this kind of economic totalitarianism is a Maoist, whether you are a Maoist or not." http://www.democracynow.org/2014/4/9/is_india_on_a_totalitarian_path]
...Humphrey himself blamed chemotherapy … calling it ` "bottled death’ and refusing in the end to return to Memorial Hospital for drug treatment.”"

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After ‘Protective Edge’: What Future for Palest... [Published ZNet - 16 hours ago]
How Stieg Larsson Exposed the Swedish Far Right [Published ZNet - 21 hours ago]
Hidden Source Of Industry Influence Threatens T... [Published ZNet - 21 hours ago]
The US is now involved in 134 wars or none [Published ZNet - 21 hours ago]
Theodore Roosevelt and American Racism [Published ZNet - 21 hours ago]
Why the Fight for Independence Isn’t Over [Published ZNet - Sep 20 2014]
Against Escalation: Seven Reflections [Published ZNet - Sep 20 2014]
Decision Time in Brazil [Published ZNet - Sep 20 2014]
ISIS, Militarism, and the Violent Imagination [Published ZNet - Sep 19 2014]
Reparations: What’s the Idea of an African-Ame... [Published ZNet - Sep 19 2014]
The Electoral System’s Victims [Published ZNet - Sep 19 2014]
Top 5 Reasons 45% of Scots Wanted to Leave the ... [Published ZNet - Sep 19 2014]
Dangerously Incoherent – The Doctrine of R2P [Published ZNet - Sep 19 2014]
The Scottish Issue [Published ZNet - Sep 19 2014]
In Germany, the Answer to Global Warming Is Blo... [Published ZNet - Sep 18 2014]
What is Socialism Nowadays? (II) [Published ZNet - Sep 18 2014]
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Inmate No Longer Here [Published ZNet - Sep 17 2014]
Kentucky City Begins Operating New Municipally-... [Published ZNet - Sep 17 2014]
At Least Some Unions Step Up for Big Climate Ma... [Published ZNet - Sep 17 2014]
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Golden Weapons of Destruction Take Aim at El Sa... [Published ZNet - Sep 16 2014]
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Pricing Pollution, Cutting Carbon [Published ZNet - Sep 15 2014]
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