I’ve been asked to speak about “Public Power in the Age of Empire.” I’m not used to doing as I’m told, but by happy coincidence, it’s exactly what I’d like to speak about tonight. (Transcript of full speech by Arundhati Roy in San Francisco, California on August 16th, 2004)Read more . . .
In Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Zero Dark Thirty,’ Israeli actor Yoav Levi steps into shoes of senior al-Qaeda terrorist Abu Faraj al-Libbi. ‘A bin Laden can emerge from the Hilltop Youth as well,’ he says. ‘Extremism is a universal language’Read more . . .
For 30 years, politicians and public officials have been arming, training, and dressing cops as if they’re fighting a war. They’ve been dehumanizing drug offenders and criminal suspects as the enemy. And of course they’ve explicitly and repeatedly told them they’re fighting a war. It shouldn’t be all that surprising that a lot of cops have started to believe it.Read more . . .
SWAT-Team Nation Posted by Sarah Stillman The New Yorker, August 8, 2013 http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/comment/2013/08/swat-team-nation.html The moment the assault rifles surrounded her, Angie Wong was standing in a leafy art-gallery courtyard with her boyfriend, a lawyer named Paul Kaiser. It was just … Read more . . .
We call upon the Government of Israel to honour and implement the right of freedom of movement, academic study and instruction in the State of Israel and the territories controlled by it.Read more . . .
Afghanistan as an empty space by Marc W. Herold (Department of Economics and Women’s Studies, Whittemore School of Business and Economics, University of New Hampshire), February 26, 2006 Argument: Four years after the U.S.-led attack on Afghanistan, the true meaning … Read more . . .
How German leaders conspired with the U.S. and Syria in covering-up a secret operationRead more . . .
The author proposes to extend the system of plea bargaining by allowing defendants to negotiate a lowering of the standard of proof “beyond reasonable doubt” to that of civil disputes. The author examines the goals of the judicial process and places the designates for the truth as merely a means to pursue justice, not a goal per se.Read more . . .
“The Tribunal is satisfied, beyond reasonable doubt, that the first defendant, (General) Amos Yaron, is guilty of crimes against humanity and genocide, and the second defendant, the State of Israel, is guilty of genocide.”Read more . . .
IMI-Study 2013/12 Global Power Europe The hidden imperial Agenda behind the European Council 19./20. December 2013 Authors: Sabine Lösing / Jürgen Wagner | 10. December 2013 For the first time in five years, the European Council meeting on 19./20. December … Read more . . .
The right of existence of the State of Israel and Israel’s territorial integrity by Elias Davidsson (Revision, June 2002) From time to time one comes across statements by politicians who emphasize the “right of existence of the State of Israel”. … Read more . . .