10 February 2014 — Information Clearing House
Day: February 10, 2014
“This is apartheid”: rapper Jasiri X on visit to Palestine By Amira Asad
10 February 204 — The Electronic Intifada
Jasiri X, a hip-hop emcee based in Pittsburgh, recently participated in a delegation of black American activists, academics and artists to Palestine. The weeklong trip inspired his track “Checkpoint.” Continue reading
Palestine: The killing of Odeh Hamad By Annie Robbins
10 February 2014 — Mondoweiss
“Odeh is dying, they didn’t let [the ambulance] enter”. Those are the crushing words of Radaad Hamad as he recalls the day six weeks ago that Israeli soldiers sat in jeeps meters away and did nothing as his brother lay dying. Continue reading
If Owen Paterson was your GP, would you look for a new one? By David McCoy
10 February 2014 — OurNHS
Owen Paterson is embattled over his response to the floods but it is his reaction to climate change science – and his misreading of the impacts on both our environment and our health – that are of greatest concern.
Terrorism with a “Human Face”? Syria Al Qaeda “Freedom Fighters” are “Not Killing Civilians” By Prof Michel Chossudovsky
10 February 2014 — Global Research
The attacks by opposition forces largely integrated by Al Qaeda terrorists can no longer be denied.
What is now occurring is a re-branding of the various terrorist formations covertly support by Western intelligence.
The latest slur of media disinformation consists in providing a “human face” to Al Qaeda.
Hunt seeks to shed his duty to keep our medical data safe By Benedict Cooper
10 February 2014 — OurNHS
Ministers dodge Labour grilling on the care.data controversy
Labour MPs have pressed the government over health care reforms which they say could lead to serious flaws in the way that confidential patient data is handled.
VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel: News and Articles 9 February 2014
9 February 2014 — VTJP
International Middle East Media Center
Report: Several Detainees Face Life-threatening Conditions due to Lack of Medical Care
IMEMC – A reported published by the Palestinian Ministry of Detainees in Ramallah, on February 8, revealed that several ailing detainees currently imprisoned by Israel, including cancer patients, are suffering serious deterioration in their health conditions, due to the lack of adequate and specialized treatment and care. …
GM Maize 1507 Safety Scandal Erupts ahead of EU Vote
9 February 2014 — Sustainable Pulse
Ahead of an important EU vote regarding the possible authorisation of GM Maize 1507 on February 11, meta-analysis has shown the data is insufficient to make a decision on the safety of the plants. Continue reading
Against Censorship, in Any Media The Dieudonné Affair By Serge Halimi
10 February 2014 — Le Monde Diplomatique
Freedom of speech is something we only really talk about with reference to statements we condemn. Damage done to this principle may last long after the motive and the rulers who exploited it have been forgotten. In the atmosphere of near-panic immediately after 9/11, only one US senator, Russell Feingold, voted against the Patriot Act with its freedom-destroying raft of measures, which were adopted en bloc by Congress on the pretext of combating terrorism. Thirteen years and one president later, these emergency measures are still in force.
New York Times and Washington Post intensify Snowden smear campaign By Eric London
10 February 2014 — WSWS
In the face of ongoing revelations by whistleblower Edward Snowden, the political establishment is growing increasingly nervous about the popular opposition the leaks are engendering. In response, the organs of the political elite continue to mount a smear campaign against Snowden.