Greater Albania: a United States project against the Orthodox world? by Alexandre Latsa

4 January 2013 — Voltaire Network

Wednesday, December 5, 2012, the Albanian Prime Minister Sali Berisha advocated granting Albanian citizenship to all Albanians, wherever they reside. This statement was made during a visit of the city of Vlora where the independence of the Albanian state was declared, only 100 years ago. At the time Albania had just liberated itself from Ottoman rule. Continue reading

Mleeta, Khiam, Sabra, Shatila and Resistance In General By Gilad Atzmon

8 January 2013 — Gilad Atzmon

Lebanon is incredible – an intoxicating blend of natural beauty, rebellious spirit, pious clarity, tolerance, wild night life and unbelievable hummus. I landed in Beirut four days ago. The purpose of my visit wasn’t all that clear. I knew that a talk and a musical performance were scheduled by Almayadeen TV, but I never expected such a spiritually transforming experience.

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF OCCUPY WALL STREET By Ethan Earle

<span class=”Apple-style-span” style=”font-weight: 400;”>November <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>2012 — Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung

In Lower Manhattan, in a small plaza called <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>Zuccotti Park, Occupy <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>Wall Street was born in September of 2011. While the first Occupiers had originally come to protest <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>Wall Street, once the actual <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>occupation began their game plan was not entirely clear. What were their goals and how would they pursue them?

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 7 January 2013: Desperate to break Samer Issawi hunger strike, Israel relentlessly targets his family

7 January 2012 — VTJP

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International Middle East Media Center

Farawna: “Palestinian Christians, Partners In Struggle, Pain And Captivity”
IMEMC – Former political prisoner, a Palestinian researcher specialized in detainee’s affairs, Abdul-Nasser Farawna, wished all Palestinian Christians a Merry Christmas and a happy new year, and stated that Palestinian Christians are partners in the struggle against the occupation, working with their Muslim brothers and sisters for the liberation of their land and people. … 

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The Anti-Empire Report #112 8 January 2013 By William Blum: A Jihadist by any other name

8 January 2013 — www.killinghope.org

Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio?

“France no longer recognizes its children,” lamented Guillaume Roquette in an editorial in the Figaro weekly magazine in Paris. “How can the country of Victor Hugo, secularism and family reunions produce jihadists capable of attacking a kosher grocery store?” 1

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United Left National Convention: ‘This is the Spanish SYRIZA!’By Dick Nichols

8 January 2012The Bullet • Socialist Project • E-Bulletin No. 754

On the last day of the 10th federal convention of the Spain‘s United Left (Izquierda Unida, <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>IU), Juan Peña, young <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>IU organization secretary for the Castilian town of Valladolid, summed up his view of the impact of the <span class=”foreign-lang” style=”font-style: italic;”>indignado(15M) movement on the <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>IU, one of the oldest broad <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>left formations in Europe: “15M brought <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>IU good news and bad news. The good news was that our programmatic proposals hit the mark, shared by the people who poured into the streets. The bad news was that the people thought that these proposals were new, their own.”

<img class=”alignright” style=”margin-left: 10px; margin-right: 10px;” alt=”” src=”http://www.socialistproject.ca/bullet/b754.jpg&#8221; width=”320″ height=”293″ align=”right” hspace=”10″ />

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United Left National Convention: ‘This is the Spanish SYRIZA!’By Dick Nichols

8 January 2012The Bullet • Socialist Project • E-Bulletin No. 754

On the last day of the 10th federal convention of the Spain‘s United Left (Izquierda Unida, <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>IU), Juan Peña, young <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>IU organization secretary for the Castilian town of Valladolid, summed up his view of the impact of the <span class=”foreign-lang” style=”font-style: italic;”>indignado(15M) movement on the <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>IU, one of the oldest broad <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>left formations in Europe: “15M brought <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>IU good news and bad news. The good news was that our programmatic proposals hit the mark, shared by the people who poured into the streets. The bad news was that the people thought that these proposals were new, their own.”

<img class=”alignright” style=”margin-left: 10px; margin-right: 10px;” alt=”” src=”http://www.socialistproject.ca/bullet/b754.jpg&#8221; width=”320″ height=”293″ align=”right” hspace=”10″ />

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