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Fisk: These Charges are a Pack of Lies
Jun 14, 2011
Bahrain didn't invite the Saudis to send their troops; the Saudis invaded and received a post-dated invitation
Fisk: Defiance of Syrian Refugees
May 05, 2011
Something terrible happened in the small Syrian town of Tel Kalakh
Fletcher: Responding to Obama
Apr 23, 2011
Rather than dwell on the question of whether we can bring Obama home, whether he ever was home, etc., I want to refocus on this question of how to respond to him, particularly as we start to think about 2012.
Fletcher: The Other Green Movement
Apr 15, 2011
An exciting and complicated look at the Iranian opposition movement...
Fletcher: It’s Been Real
Apr 07, 2011
Saying good-bye to an old friend...
Fletcher: King, Obama and the Other April 4th
Apr 02, 2011
As April 4th approaches I cannot but think of the work and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King.
Falk: Libya Intervention
Mar 21, 2011
Long ago Qaddafi forfeited the legitimacy of his rule, creating the political conditions for an appropriate revolutionary challenge.
Fletcher: Domestic Terrorism
Mar 17, 2011
New York Congressman Peter King's hearings regarding so-called Islamic radicalism in the USA have raised some interesting questions, once again, about how one defines "terrorism."
Falk: Residue Of Colonialism
Mar 01, 2011
The overt age of grand empires gave way to the age of covert imperial hegemony, but now the edifice is crumbling.
Fletcher: The Arab Democratic Revolt
Feb 28, 2011
The Arab democratic revolt has highlighted a potential reshaping of Pan-Arabism for the 21st century, and it is exciting to observe.
Fisk: Full Circle On Tahrir Square
Feb 12, 2011
Fresh from Northern Ireland and the aftermath of the Portuguese revolution, I arrived in the Middle East in June of 1976, and turned up in Cairo to cover one of Lebanon's interminable civil war ceasefire negotiations.
Fisk: Mubarak Clings On
Feb 11, 2011
The fury of a people whose hopes were raised and then dashed...
Fletcher: Spark Becomes Flame
Feb 04, 2011
Just when it felt like Western imperialism had the upper hand in North Africa and the Middle East, a firestorm unfolded.
Fletcher: A Revolutionary Moment
Jan 25, 2011
Campbell has produced a rigorous, thought-provoking look at the political moment in which we find ourselves.
Franklin: New Cuba Games
Dec 04, 2010
A new video war game hit the stores on November 9 and set a sales record of five million six hundred thousand games on its first day and continues to be a record seller.
Fisk: The Shaming Of America
Oct 25, 2010
We still haven't got to the bottom of the WikiLeaks story...
Fletcher: Reflections On The Oct 2nd Rallies
Oct 07, 2010
The October 2nd rallies, sponsored by the OneNationStandingTogether Coalition, have received a curious response in both the mainstream and progressive media.
Franklin: Silent War Against Terrorism
Sep 25, 2010
On September 19, 1960, Fidel Castro and Malcolm X had an historic meeting in Harlem’s Hotel Theresa. Fifty years later people packed a meeting hall in the Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building across 125th Street to commemorate that meeting. Among them were Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla and Cuban Ambassador to the United Nations Pedro Núñez Mosquera.
Fletcher: Invisible Workforce Victory!
Jul 23, 2010
“Long constituting a vast secret economy in New York,” as described by the New York Times, domestic workers won a striking victory in righting a wrong in labor laws that has hung, like an albatross, around the necks of hundreds of thousands of workers. Signing into law the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights, New York Governor David Paterson has set in motion a complete rethinking of the status and conditions of nearly invisible, yet indispensible, workforce.
Fletcher: Like Jim Crow
Dec 07, 2009
A speech given on November 30, 2009 at the United Nations as part of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People