Israeli drinks firm SodaStream, hit by international boycott calls, said Wednesday it was shutting a controversial factory in a West Bank settlement as it announced a nine percent fall in sales. The firm, which manufactures a device for making fizzy drinks at home and was embroiled in a row earlier this year involving Hollywood actress […]
Those shackles should represent the ugly and imprisoning idea of the American Dream as it manifests in a highly commercialised and divided society, with such dire repercussions for the rest of the world. An idea that breeds more and more division, fear and injustice, and that has led successive American governments to arrogantly domineer other […]
Canada has made a clear and distinct turn towards its inner ‘heart of darkness’, becoming much more overt about its right wing militarized alignment with the U.S. empire and its demands. It has done so to the extent of front-running – or trying to out do – the hubris and arrogance of the U.S. in […]
Youth Voices in Yemen. أصوات الشباب في اليمن – YouTube. 10 min video in Ar
Canadians React to Ottawa Shooting Racism – YouTube.
Has anyone ever suggested that we should be — that because a man ran into the Parliament buildings brandishing a rifle, we should abandon parliamentary democracy? Obviously not. But Harper wants us to be sufficiently intimidated via http://www.ipolitics.ca/2014/10/29/for-stephen-harper-fear-works/
“We have got to do everything we can do stop them,” Sanders said, ticking off a lengthy list of egregious things he said the brothers wanted to do. That included abolishing virtually every program you’ve heard on in the federal government, from Medicaid and Medicare to Social Security, minimum wage, campaign spending limits and the […]
enior officials in the Obama administration decried Binyamin Netanyahu as a “chickenshit prime minister”, “coward” and a man more interested in his own political survival than peace. via Binyamin Netanyahu ‘Chickenshit’, Say US Officials in Explosive Interview.
The recent attacks in Ottawa and St-Jean-sur-Richelieu have shocked and horrified all Canadians. Particularly, Canadian Muslims are deeply saddened and grieved at these senseless losses of lives. They unequivocally condemn these heinous and cowardly acts which affect us all. However, it is very difficult for our community, which is made mostly of new immigrants, […]
women worldwide are almost on a par with men in terms of health and education, but lag behind in economic and political participation and opportunities. Ranked the least gender-equal of 142 countries for the ninth successive year, Yemen fared worse than Pakistan, Chad, Syria and Mali via Yemen worst nation for gender equality, women lag […]