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Noam Chomsky: My Reaction to Osama bin Laden’s Death

May 8, 2011

0 May 6, 2011 We might ask ourselves how we would be reacting if Iraqi commandos landed at George W. Bush’s compound, assassinated him, and dumped his body in the Atlantic. By Noam Chomsky It’s increasingly clear that the operation was a planned assassination, multiply violating elementary norms of international law. There appears to have […]

The revolt comes to Saudi Arabia

March 7, 2011


  Meaningful change in the Middle East is not possible until the malign influence of the House of Saud is lifted. For nearly eight decades it has served as a bulwark of American power in the region, and in more recent years has emerged as a key ally of Israel. When Israel was devastating Lebanon […]

Beginning of the end for US Cuban embargo

April 23, 2009


By Antonio Castillo, published in Eureka Street 23 April 2009 While the Fifth Summit of the Americas ended without an agreed final declaration, the gathering of hemispheric presidents will be better remembered for US President Obama’s pledged to ‘seek a new beginning with Cuba’. While Cuba was not present at the gathering of 34 leaders […]

The Capital of Anger

March 12, 2009


Jasmina Tesanovic 8th March, 2009 The global economic crisis has stirred all kind of troubles. Women thrive in troubles and make an income out of it. In all dark historical times, in all wars and economic crisis women have been the caryatids of survival. The invisible grey economy of mothers, sisters and daughters becomes the […]