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From Gaza Right Now
People keep asking me how the situation in Gaza is right now, and I don't know how to begin describing it. Scary. Dangerous. Confusing. So many emotions. The airstrikes happen everywhere, anytime, day and night. At night is the most difficult time. The bombing intensifies and I can feel it getting...
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Mexican Farmers Oppose Expansion of Transgenic Crops
Bean grower Manuel Alvarado is part of the majority of producers in Mexico who consider it unnecessary to introduce genetically modified varieties of beans, as the government is promoting. “There is no study showing superior yields compared with hybrid or regional seeds. People are still unaware of...
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What the World Cup Can Teach Progressives About Corruption
Fighting corruption is a proven means to reduce inequality. But the issue has often been co-opted by elites looking to do just the opposite.
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Behind 'Smokescreen' of Charity, Global Financial Elite Pillage African Nations $60bn Each Year
"Notions of aid and charity are in reality aiding politicians and multinational corporations to continue plundering Africa behind a shroud of ‘generosity’."
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Israel Firing Experimental Weapons at Gaza’s Civilians, Say Doctors
Doctors treating patients in Gaza have accused Israel of using experimental weapons on Palestinian civilians. Addressing reporters at a press conference on Sunday, Youssef Abul Resh, undersecretary of the health ministry in Gaza said , “Medical teams have registered injuries consistent with those...
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‘We’re Like Toys for Them’: Young Gazans Speak about Operation Protective Edge
Ali al-Halabi just wanted to focus on learning French. He graduated high school this fall, and dreams of one day seeing the Eifel Tower for himself, but on his first day of French lessons the bombing started. Ali, 17, is from Al-Zahraa in the Gaza Strip, and for the past week he hasn’t been able to...
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Israel Claims New "Legitimacy" as Attack on Gaza Resumes
As predicted, what was seen as a "cease-fire ploy" by many results in new justifications for vicious assault on civilian population
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Greenwald: Leaked Docs Reveal Agency's Digital Propaganda Toolkit
Latest files provided by Edward Snowden show GCHQ's ability to 'manipulate' the Internet using 'hacker’s buffet for wreaking online havoc'
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Edward Snowden Denounces UK Surveillance Bill
Whistleblower says measure "defies belief"
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Plea for 'International Protection' as Attack on Gaza Intensifies
More than 170 killed and 1,250 wounded with end of bombardment nowhere in sight
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