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The Egyptian revolt is coming home

February 10, 2011

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http://www.newstatesman.com/international-politics/2011/02/pilger-egypt-square-western John Pilger Published 10 February 2011 Western leaders should be quaking in their boots. An Egyptian protester waves a national flag as he sits on an electricity pole during demonstrations by thousands of anti-government supporters. Photograph: Getty Images. The uprising in Egypt is our theatre of the possible. It is what people across the […]

All our bullies

February 28, 2009

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These days Serbia is globally famous for young tennis stars and old war criminals. Also for a young bully, a roughneck basketball player who recently lost his temper in an American bar, and beat an American drinking buddy into a coma.Instead of being arrested and jailed in the US, where he lived, this character fled […]

Obama, take away the pain in my stomach

February 2, 2009

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This video message is made by an Israeli woman from Machsom Watch–a checkpoint Watch.  A voluntary movement of Israeli women, founded in 2001, dedicated to monitoring and reporting human rights violations at checkpoints in the West Bank and Jerusalem.  It brings together Israeli women who are united in theis opposition to the occupation and their […]

Era[c]ing Pasts :: Reinscribing Presence

February 1, 2009

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The biggest silence in Australia is about  Indigenous history and people.  We have forgotten our bloody heritage and the injustices that have become part of every day life for indigenous people here. We have just had our national day of celebrating colonialism —Australia Day.   But  despite our Prime Minister’s apology to Indigenous people last […]

Women in Black protest outside American Embassy on the occasion of the inauguration of Barack Obama

January 19, 2009

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JOINT CONVOCATION OF WOMEN IN BLACK OF MADRID AND OF BELGRADE Women in Black Against War Invite you to a vigil in black and in silence Tuesday, 20 JANUARY  2009 from 18:00 to 19:00 IN FRONT OF THE EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES (Madrid) c/Serrano, Nº 75 Metro:  Nunez de Balboa On the occasion of […]