Category Archives: Imperialism & Colonialism
Fifteen years ago this month, the United States and its so-called coalition of the willing illegally invaded and occupied Iraq. American troops remain there to this day. And Iraq continues to grapple with that fateful decision. Many call the invasion … Continue reading
We continue our conversation with legendary British musician Roger Waters, founding member of the iconic rock band Pink Floyd. Waters is the narrator of a recent documentary titled “The Occupation of the American Mind: Israel’s Public Relations War in the … Continue reading
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‘A Real Wonder Woman’: Irish artist on detained teen Palestinian activist. An Irish artist has focused his lens on Ahed Tamimi, the teenage Palestinian activist who slapped an Israeli soldier in December last year and faces up to 10 years … Continue reading
The Pentagon recently released its new Nuclear Posture Review. Its critics are stunned. Not only the use of nuclear weapons is now more thinkable, but the threshold for their use has been lowered. Doctor Strangelove would be proud. Is the … Continue reading
Background image courtesy of AFP Photo, modified by me. Click image to enlarge. Thousands of Turkish troops have invaded northern Syria to eradicate so-called Kurdish ‘terrorists’. The mission is officially (and ironically) named Operation Olive Branch.
Recently, the struggle for Palestinian human rights gained international attention surrounding a new icon of resistance — 16 year old Ahed Tamimi. While in the West Bank in late 2016, Abby Martin interviewed Ahed Tamimi about her hardships and aspirations … Continue reading
Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii was interviewed on ABC News “This Week” following the human error that led to a false alarm missile message. During one defining moment of the interview, long time Clinton staffer, George Stephanopoulos, asked Gabbard: “Was … Continue reading
Illustration by Katie Miranda A little over four years ago, I drove to the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh to spend a day with a 12-year-old girl. Her name was Ahed Tamimi, and I was interviewing her for a … Continue reading
Syrians celebrating the liberation of the country (Photo: Sputnik International) The victory in Syria is so stunning that Western governments and media have been embarrassingly muted. Why aren’t self-acclaimed prestigious Western outlets, like CNN, BBC and France 24, going into … Continue reading