The Lies behind the West's War on Libya By Jean-Paul Pougala

10 June 2011 — Global ResearchPambazuka

Are Those Who Want to Export Democracy Themselves Democrats?

Africans should think about the real reasons why western countries are waging war on Libya, writes Jean-Paul Pougala, in an analysis that traces the country’s role in shaping the African Union and the development of the continent.

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The War on Libya is at a Dangerous Crossroads By Boris Volkhonsky

10 June 2011 — Global ResearchVoice of Russia and Stop NATO

What will NATO find next in UNSC Resolution 1973?

As the war in Libya is intensifying and NATO is still far from achieving its declared aims, the Alliance is looking for new tricks in order to widen the scope of operations and attract new fresh forces.

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Elleni Centime Zeleke, “Libya: The Poverty of Analyses”

11 June 2011 — MRZine

I am confused by the analyses of the Anglophone left with regard to the social revolts in Libya. The only thing folks seem able to muster is a series of bifurcated abstractions. Thus certain metaphors in the analyses of Libya prevail such as, ‘greed and grievance’, ‘patron and client’, ‘rapacious rule vs innocent population ‘, ‘madness vs sanity’ etc. Absent from the discussion are: social forces, social base, achievements and contradictions of Libya’s Green revolution, contradictions of liberal democracy, and the contradictions of market dependency on specific social formations.

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Pilger Film Banned By Lannan Foundation By John Pilger

10 June 2011 — Information Clearing House

An open letter to Noam Chomsky and the general public.

Dear Noam
I am writing to you and a number of other friends mostly in the US to alert you to the extraordinary banning of my film on war and media, ‘The War You Don’t See’, and the abrupt cancellation of a major event at the Lannan Foundation in Santa Fe in which David Barsamian and I were to discuss free speech, US foreign policy and censorship in the media.

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Stand up for Africa! Stand up for climate justice!

June 10, 2011 — Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal

For Africa and its peoples in particular, governments meeting at this year’s United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Durban must end years of unacceptable vacillation, and meet their moral, historical and legal obligations and commitments for action on climate change, in accordance with the requirements of science and the principles of equity.

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 10 June, 2011: Israel closes sole Gaza crossing for goods and aid

10 June, 2011 — VTJP

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International Middle East Media Center

Army Breaks Into Al Aqsa Mosque Yards, Fires Gas Bombs At Worshipers
IMEMC – Friday June 10, 2011 – 21:32, The Al Aqsa Foundation for Wadf and Heritage stated Friday that Israeli soldiers broke into the yards of the Al Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem, attacked dozens of worshipers and fired gas bombs at them.

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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 4-11 June 2011

11 June 2011 — Strategic Culture Foundation

UN – A Peril for World Health

11.06.2011 | 01:20 | Dmitriy SEDOV
The possibility that the UN is used to promote the interests of the drug business cannot be ruled out… The Russian foreign ministry’s calls for an overhaul of the UN acquire a deeper meaning in the context. There is no time to lose as the UN is becoming a peril for the world health…
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