İnsanlik Hali, Courtesy: Intellihub.com, June 4, 2013
To my friends who live outside of Turkey: I am writing to let you know what is going on in Istanbul for the last five days.
Sungur Savran, Courtesy: Socialist Project, June 3, 2013
Istanbul has become a battlefield covered by tear gas.
Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed, May 31, 2013
The brutal murder of an off-duty British soldier in broad daylight in the southeast London district of Woolwich raises new questions about the British government's national security strategy, at home and abroad.
Steve Ellner, May 27, 2013
The democratic, peaceful road to socialism, which has been pursued by the governments of Venezuela, Bolivia and Ecuador and serves as an inspiration for much of the Latin American left, hardly represents a new approach.
Naomi Klein, The Nation, Oct 6, 2011
I was honored to be invited to speak at Occupy Wall Street on Thursday night. Since amplification is (disgracefully) banned, and everything I said had to be repeated by hundreds of people so others could hear (a.k.a. “the human microphone”), what I actually said at Liberty Plaza had to be very short. With that in mind, here is the longer, uncut version of the speech.
Glenn Greenwald, Open Salon, Sept 29, 2011
The FBI has received substantial criticism over the past decade -- much of it valid -- but nobody can deny its record of excellence in thwarting its own Terrorist plots.
Vijay Prashad, Counterpunch, 08 July 2011
If the media in the G7 states bothered to report it, they mocked the two visits of the World Chess Federation president Kirsan Ilyumzhinov to Tripoli.
Courtesy: Aljazeera, July 6, 2011
Alongside pneumococcal diseases such as meningitis and pneumonia, rotavirus-related diarrhoea is a primary childhood killer in developing countries, thought to snuff out the lives of 500,000 children each and every year. An overwhelming 85 per cent of these children are African and Asian. The need for medical miracles is as great as ever, but corporate mispricing generates huge profits, while driving up the price of life saving medicines.
Pervez Hoodbhoy, Himal, June 11, 2011
The killing of Osama bin Laden could provide Pakistan an opportunity to reverse its downward slide, though changing course will not be easy. The country must decide whether to decisively confront Islamist violence, or continue with the military’s current policy of supporting jihadi militants with one hand even as it slaps them with the other..
Omar Barghouti, May 24, 2011
In his policy speech on Thursday, 19 May, US President Barack Obama said that with the eruption of the Arab peoples’ revolutions for freedom and democracy Al-Qaida lost its relevance.