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Putting Names To Faces
World  (tags: Israel, piracy, peace activists, Freedom Flotilla, casualties, terrorism, violence, war, world, society, politics, middle-east, israel, palestine, corruption, conflict, death, ethics, crime, freedoms )

- 2935 days ago -
A brief introduction to the nine people shot dead on 31 May 2010, by Israeli soldiers who attacked the Turkish vessel M.V. Mavi Marmara, as it attempted to transport humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip.
Greece Bailout: Klein's Shock Doctrine in Action
Business  (tags: abuse, corruption, economy, corporate, dishonesty, debt, finance, foreclosures, politics, world, investments, ethics, cover-up, business )

- 2956 days ago -
Canadian-writer Naomi Klein's book The Shock Doctrine outlines the process that is currently happening in Greece: free market policies which benefit private businesses are being pushed through while citizens are busy reacting to a rough crisis.
US Hegemony, Not "the Lobby," Behind Complicity With Israel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, crime, ethics, dishonesty, congress, capitalism, US empire, terrorism, obama, lies, propaganda, republicans, government, freedoms, war, Israel, middle east, genocide, crimes against humanityabuse )

- 2962 days ago -
Many of Israel's critics blame an "Israel lobby" for the near-total complicity of the US in Israeli annexation, colonization and cleansing programs in the occupied West Bank. This complicity continues to the present, despite the "row" that erupted after..
The Evil Empire
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lies, propaganda, abuse, congress, corruption, ethics, dishonesty, government, democrats, economy, americans, obama, politics, usa, military, healthcare, crime )

- 3145 days ago -
He promised change, but has delivered none. His health care bill is held hostage by the private insurance companies seeking greater profits. The most likely outcome will be cuts in Medicare and Medicaid in order to help fund wars that enrich the military
Federal Judge Blasts D.C. Attorney General's Office for Concealment of Evidence
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, dishonesty, cover-up, crime, constitution, freedoms, ethics, government, lies, usa, war, u.s. )

- 3243 days ago -
"There has been a deliberate pattern of obstruction, including a breathtaking destruction of evidence, by the D.C. government in an effort to cover up this crime against those who engaged in, or came near, protected free speech activity in the Nation's
Occupation, Colonialism, Apartheid
World  (tags: Isreali Apartheid, israel, middle-east, palestine, society, world, ethics, crime, conflict, corruption, death, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, violence )

- 3297 days ago -
The Human Sciences Research Council of South Africa (HSRC) has released a study indicating that Israel is practicing both colonialism and apartheid in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT). The study is being posted for public debate on this website.
"Racists for Democracy"
World  (tags: israel, humanrights, palestine, world, ethics, corruption, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', HumanRights, middle-east, death, crime, politics, society )

- 3298 days ago -
This week, the Knesset voted by a large majority (47 to 34) for a law that threatens imprisonment for anyone who dares to deny that Israel is a Jewish and Democratic State.
Hamas Delivers Peace Letter to President Obama
World  (tags: israel, middle-east, palestine, violence, HumanRights, freedoms, conflict, humanrights, ethics )

- 3298 days ago -
The Hamas government in Gaza reached out to President Obama on the occasion of his visit to the Middle East, announcing that Hamas was willing to talk to all parties "on the basis of mutual respect and without preconditions."
Election Platform of the "European Left": Pious Wishes and Right-Wing Policies
World  (tags: world, europe, EU, corruption, ethics, politics, society )

- 3298 days ago -
The right-wing content of the election platform is most evident in the section dealing with foreign policy. While paying lip service to anti-militarism, the European Left openly embraces the most important aims of European imperialism.
The Anti-Empire Report;The Great, International, Demonic, Truly Frightening Iranian Threat
World  (tags: war, world, violence, terrorism, israel, middle-east, iran, politics, conflict, corruption, ethics, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humans, society, usa )

- 3298 days ago -
Like clinical paranoia, "the threat from Iran" is impervious to correction by rational argument.
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