Filming for freedom: 8yo Palestinian girl uses smartphone to report on Israeli occupation — RT News

Armed with only a mobile phone, Jana Tamimi – possibly the world’s youngest civilian journalist – has been filming Israeli occupation forces in her West Bank village. The Palestinian girl says she wants to deliver a message to the world with her videos. via Filming for freedom: 8yo Palestinian girl uses smartphone to report on […]

Nathan Thrall · Rage in Jerusalem · LRB 4 December 2014

With all the despairing talk today of the impossibility of a two-state solution and the inevitability of protracted civil war in a single state, it is easy to forget how different the conflict looked two intifadas ago. Before the First Intifada, no one of any importance spoke of Palestinian statehood, rather than autonomy. Today statehood […]

Anti-terror bill C‑44: Pushing the limits of Canadian rights | rabble.ca

However, in achieving the government’s stated goals, Bill C‑44 deliberately pushes the limits of Canadians’ right to privacy, protection from unreasonable search and seizure, and the right to life, liberty and security of the person. via Anti-terror bill C‑44: Pushing the limits of Canadian rights | rabble.ca.

Can Obama escape the dominating influence of AIPAC and the American Jewish/Zionist Israeli lobby?

There exists a coordinating agency called “The Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations,” Their website (www.conferenceofpresidents.org/) is worth exploring (and AIPAC is just one of literally dozens of organizations under its umbrella). With all the money, political and corporate connections they have at their disposal they must certainly have a tremendously powerful influence over […]

Talking to James Risen About Pay Any Price, the War on Terror and Press Freedoms

he has received at least as much attention for being threatened with prison by the Obama Justice Department (ostensibly) for refusing to reveal the source of one of his stories—a persecution that, in reality, is almost certainly the vindictive by-product of the U.S. government’s anger over his NSA reporting. via Talking to James Risen About […]