Posts tagged with ‘repression’

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What Happened to Canada?

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What Happened to Canada? Chris Hedges What happened to Canada? It used to be the country we would flee to if life in the United States became unpalatable. No nuclear weapons. No huge military-industrial complex. Universal health care. Funding for the arts. A good record on the environment. But that was the old Canada. I […]

Rights Group Slams Governments For “Double Standard” on Arab Spring

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Rights Group Slams Governments For “Double Standard” on Arab Spring William Fisher Predicting that the current Middle East unrest would continue through 2012, Amnesty International is slamming Western governments for their tepid responses to peaceful protests, for their “double standard,” and for being more concerned with preserving their political and economic interests than with the […]

2012: The Dawning of a People’s Global Movement, March and Computerized Resistance

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2012:  The Dawning of a People’s Global Movement, March and Computerized Resistance Dr Rachael Rudolph Hands outstretched and faces lifted to the sky, the young look upward as the rivulets of rain pierce their flesh.  A mother yells to come inside, before they catch their death. Death is not something that crosses the mind in […]

IOA interview with Haneen Zoabi: Challenge Zionism; demand equality and co-existence

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IOA interview with Haneen Zoabi: Challenge Zionism; demand equality and co-existence Jonathan Cook The Israeli Occupation Archive – 14 Jan 2012 Haneen Zoabi is a Palestinian member of Israel’s parliament, the Knesset.  A member of the Balad party (the National Democratic Assembly), she has served as a Member of Knesset (MK) since 2009. Zoabi is […]

Monopoly Media Manipulation

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Monopoly Media Manipulation Michael Parenti In a capitalist “democracy” like the United States, the corporate news media faithfully reflect the dominant class ideology both in their reportage and commentary. At the same time, these media leave the impression that they are free and independent, capable of balanced coverage and objective commentary. How they achieve these […]

Bahrain: Calls for UN inquiry as regime intensifies human rights abuses

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 Bahrain: Calls for UN inquiry as regime intensifies human rights abuses Bahrain Freedom Movement As the repression continues so does the people’s unrelenting revolution. As more martyrs were killed, thousands others have joined the caravan of dignity and freedom. The latest martyr is Mrs Fakhriyya Al Sakran, 55, who had been gassed heavily causing her […]

Who art thou for America …. Israel?

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Who art thou for America …. Israel? Dr Rachael Rudolph Tick, tick, tick go the sounds of the clock or that of, at least in movies, a bomb getting ready to explode. The sounds we hear though are not of a wall clock or a Hollywood bomb, but those of discontent. Discontented people and a […]

Thoughts on the Arab Spring and education in the countries involved

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Thoughts on the Arab Spring and education in the countries involved John Parsons The cessation of  NATO air strikes in Libya prompts a review of the current situation in the Arab World. What caused the ‘domino effect’ at the beginning of this year of popular uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt, Bahrain, Libya, Syria and Yemen?  These […]