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George: Punish The Innocent
Nov 26, 2010
The very people and institutions that plunged the world into crisis have re-emerged unscathed, as the fount of truth and all reasonable policy.
Golinger: US ALBA Aggression
Nov 20, 2010
Members of the extreme Latin American rightwing, many of who have participated in coups d’etat and acts of destabilization and terrorism, held a meeting last Wednesday in Washington with high-level representatives of the US Congress.
Golinger: Clandestine Ops on Venezuela
Nov 12, 2010
Millions of dollars are being channeled to opposition groups in Venezuela via USAID.
Gordon: Thought Crimes
Nov 09, 2010
Would Meryl Streep, Spike Lee, Tim Robbins or Susan Sarandon be willing to swear an oath of loyalty to the United States and its policies in order to receive public funding for feature films that they star in, direct or produce?
Glick: Learning from the Tea Party
Nov 02, 2010
With the emergence of the electoral-oriented Tea Party this year, the neo-rightists showed a strategic and tactical sophistication that the progressive left did not.
Oct 07, 2010
“Everything is political,” cultural theorists often claim. Recently, Bar Ilan University in Israel, decided to prove them right.
Glick: Appalachia Rises
Oct 05, 2010
Media reports of the massive and important One Nation Working Together demonstration at the Lincoln Memorial yesterday reported on its diversity, the mix of cultures and issues represented.
Goodman: Criminalization of Dissent
Oct 03, 2010
Early in the morning on Friday, Sept. 24, FBI agents in Chicago and Minnesota’s Twin Cities kicked in the doors of anti-war activists, brandishing guns, spending hours rifling through their homes.
Golinger: US Media Against Chavez
Sep 23, 2010
As election time approaches in Venezuela, international media increase negative coverage of the South American nation. CNN applauds terrorism against Venezuela, while Fox News accuses the Chavez government of terrorism.
Golinger: US & Venezuelan Elections
Sep 10, 2010
A report commissioned by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) and published in May 2010 by the Spanish Foundation for International Relations and Foreign Dialogue (FRIDE) revealed that this year alone, international agencies are investing between $40-50 million in anti-Chavez groups in Venezuela. A large part of those funds have been channeled to the opposition coalition, Democratic Unity (MUD), and its campaign for the upcoming legislative elections on September 26.
Golinger: Venezuela Violence & Poverty
Sep 04, 2010
The Venezuelan Government is taking concrete steps to combat a rise of criminal activity and insecurity in the country by also addressing the root cause of violence: Poverty
Gordon: McCarthy in Israel
Aug 30, 2010
On May 31, I joined some 50 students and faculty members who gathered outside Ben-Gurion University of the Negev to demonstrate against the Israeli military assault on the flotilla carrying humanitarian aid toward Gaza. In response, the next day a few hundred students marched toward the social-sciences building, Israeli flags in hand. Amid the nationalist songs and pro-government chants, there were also shouts demanding my resignation from the university faculty.
Glick: Rethinking Gandhi
Aug 27, 2010
I first learned of and read about Mahatma Gandhi in 1968 when I was a student at Grinnell College in Iowa, around the time that Martin Luther King, Jr. was killed on April 4th. That was the event which got me going on my now-42-years-long life of political and social activism.
Gordon: Is the State Loyal?
Aug 25, 2010
Several weeks ago, hundreds of students demonstrated in front of Ben-Gurion University’s administration building. About a third of the protestors were expressing their opposition to the government’s decision to attack the relief flotilla, while the remaining two thirds came to support the government. At one point the pro-government protesters began chanting: ‘No citizenship without loyalty!’
Glover: Visiting Gerardo
Aug 24, 2010
From the Ontario California airport some 60 miles east of downtown Los Angeles we drove north on Highway 15, the road to Las Vegas. Cars with expectant amateur gamblers and loaded big rigs climb and descend the mountains where the Angeles and San Bernadino National Forests meet.
Guma: Pacifica Radio’s Plight
Aug 14, 2010
A lot has happened since I left my job as Pacifica Radio’s Executive Director at the end of 2007.
Gordon: Israeli Ethnic Cleansing
Aug 03, 2010
A menacing convoy of bulldozers was heading back to Be'er Sheva as I drove towards al-Arakib, a Bedouin village located not more than 10 minutes from the city. Once I entered the dirt road leading to the village I saw scores of vans with heavily armed policemen getting ready to leave. Their mission, it seems, had been accomplished.
Glick: Remember Sasha and Malia!
Jul 29, 2010
Harry Reid’s statement yesterday about why he would not be putting forward legislation on the climate crisis blamed the Congressional Republicans. It’s true that, with a few exceptions, Senator Susan Collins of Maine being at the top of the list, the Republican Party deserves withering criticism for their joined-at-the-hip allegiance to Big Oil and Dirty Coal.
Golinger: Venezuela & Colombia
Jul 28, 2010
President Chavez ordered maximum alert on Venezuela’s border with Colombia after the Uribe administration made grave accusations against Venezuela claiming the Chavez government harbors terrorists and terrorist training camps.
Golinger: Buying the Press
Jul 16, 2010
US State Department documents declassified under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) evidence more than $4 million USD in funding to journalists and private media in Venezuela during the last three years. This funding is part of the more than $40 million USD international agencies are investing annually in anti-Chavez groups in Venezuela in an attempt to provoke regime change.