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Beyond the Spectacle of Neoliberal Misery and Violence in the Age of Terrorism

Beyond the Spectacle of Neoliberal Misery and Violence in the Age of Terrorism

By Henry A. Giroux. The spectacle of violence and terrorism looms large in the post 9/11 world. As the recent beheading of James Foley by Islamic extremists makes clear, mass-mediated… Read the rest
Things Cannot Stay the Same after Israeli Genocide in Gaza

Things Cannot Stay the Same after Israeli Genocide in Gaza

By Ramzy Baroud. After every bloody episode of violence perpetrated by Israel, media spin doctors are often deployed with one grand mission: to absolve Israel of any responsibility in their… Read the rest
Roger Cohen on resurgent anti-Semitism—the semi-explanations

Roger Cohen on resurgent anti-Semitism—the semi-explanations

[Flickr: Settlers taking a walk on Shuhada Street. Licensed under Creative Commons / Wikimedia Commons.] Introduction by Patrice Greanville, Publisher. Crossposted with The Greanville Post. The New York Times Sunday… Read the rest
Israel and Palestine:  The Mirror has Many Faces

Israel and Palestine: The Mirror has Many Faces

Mahboob A. Khawaja, PhD. For 29 long days and nights, Israel waged the war on the people of Gaza. Given the Palestinians immense bravery and strategic resourcefulness, insanity went on… Read the rest
The Palestinians’ Right to Self-Defense

The Palestinians’ Right to Self-Defense

By Chris Hedges. [Israeli Defense Forces tank operating near the border of the Gaza Strip. (Photo: IDF via crytpome.org)] If Israel insists, as the Bosnian Serbs did in Sarajevo, on… Read the rest
Letter from Gaza by a Norwegian doctor

Letter from Gaza by a Norwegian doctor

 By Mads Gilbert. Originally published at Middle East Monitor. [Dr Mads Frederick Gilbert (centre) at Al-Shifa hospital on July 17th, treating a wounded Palestinian child, after an Israeli air strike… Read the rest
Court and Caliphate: New SCOTUS Ruling Fuels Sectarian Rise

Court and Caliphate: New SCOTUS Ruling Fuels Sectarian Rise

By Chris Floyd. Originally published at Empire Burlesque. [Wheaton sports two chapels- the 2400 seat Edman chapel (left) and the Memorial Chapel (right) .] On Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled… Read the rest
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