22 October 2012 — The Real News Network
The Michael Ratner Report: Trial has a 40 second delay on feed to journalists so military can censor testimony (inc. transcript) Continue reading
21-22 October 2012 — Information Clearing House
Bush, Blair Wanted For Crimes Against Humanity: Boyle
“We will keep after Bush and Blair for sure for crimes against peace, war crimes and torture in general,” Francis Boyle, a professor of international law. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article32818.htm
17 October, 2012 — Global Research
Earlier this year, I watched the BBC’s main political debate programme that allows an audience of members of the public to put questions to a panel of politicians and so-called experts. Syria was on the agenda. A member of the panel referred to the Syrian rebels as ‘freedom fighters’. Within a few minutes, all panel members and the audience were using this term to refer to the rebels. It led me to ponder why so many people were willing to accept at face value an agenda that portrayed the insurgents in such a wholly positive light.
21 October 2012 — VTJP
Israeli navy illegally seizes humanitarian aid ship in international waters
IMEMC – In an act violating international maritime law, Israeli naval forces boarded a humanitarian aid ship, the SV Estelle, that was en route to the Gaza Strip bringing humanitarian aid supplies including musical instruments and building materials. These are among the thousands of items still banned by Israeli forces from entering Gaza. …
29 September 2012 — Socialist Project
Ingo Schmidt is an economist, a writer, and a labour educator. He is the Coordinator of the Labour Studies Program at Athabasca University. Continue reading
19 October, 2012 — Global Research
22 October 2012 — The Bullet • Socialist Project E-<strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>Bulletin No. 714
Social Protest Movements and Political Organizing On the Rise
<strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>Britain is in the throes of a deepening class struggle prompted by attacks on social and democratic rights by the capitalist class. The economic elite is pressing forward with an <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>austerity program of ever-deepening cuts to jobs and social services. A coalition government of Conservatives and Liberal-Democrats has been in power for the past two years and has cut billions of dollars from public services. With the country mired in economic stagnation, the two parties are aiming to cut billions more in government spending, most notably in the social sphere.
21 October, 2012 — Global Research
It was, starting at least in 2007, the goal of the US, Saudis, and Israelis to trigger a region wide sectarian war with which to overrun the governments of Lebanon, Syria, and Iran. This was documented in detail in Seymour Hersh’s 2007 New Yorker article, “The Redirection” which was covered in depth in, “Syrian War: The Prequel.