John Pilger: ‘We Have Been Misled’

5 January 2014 — BBC Radio 4 Today

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When I travelled in Iraq in the 1990s, the two principal Moslem groups, the Shia and Sunni, had their differences but they lived side by side, even intermarried and regarded themselves with pride as Iraqis. There was no Al Qaida, there were no jihadists. We blew all that to bits in 2003 with ‘shock and awe’. And today Sunni and Shia are fighting each other right across the Middle East. Continue reading

VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel: News and Articles 6 January 2014

6 January 2014 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Freed Detainee Moved to Jordan Hospital In A Serious Condition
IMEMC – Freed detainee, Naim Shawamra, was moved to a hospital in Jordan after the Israeli authorities finally granted the approval following extended delays, Palestinian officials in the occupied West Bank said. …

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A moment for revolutionary ambition? By Tom Walker

4 January 2014 —  International Socialist Network

2013 was, to put it mildly, a bad year for the far left in Britain. It began with the crisis in the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) bursting out publicly, and ended with the second mass resignation from that party after a year-long battle over the basic principles of women’s liberation.

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Fukushima, a Global Conspiracy of Denial By William Boardman

3 January 2014 — Reader Supported News

Does anyone in authority anywhere tell the truth about Fukushima?

If there is any government or non-government authority in the world that is addressing the disaster at Fukushima openly, directly, honestly, and effectively, it’s not apparent to the outside observer what entity that might be.

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