25 February 2014 — Housmans
1. Agit Disco: a benefit shindig for Housmans
2. Office space to let at 5 Caledonian Road
3. Left Unity job opportunity: Administrative Assistant
20 February 2014 — Jonathon Cook
It’s great to see the recent burst of creativity among Palestinians in telling their story where it is needed most: in the United States. Here’s a video that promotes BDS while pummelling all that hypocrisy we keep hearing about “singling out” Israel, not just from Israeli leaders but from US campus administrators. The video is a collaboration between performance-poet Remi Kanazi and Suhel Nafar, of the hip-hop band DAM. Continue reading
24 February 2014 — Center for Economic and Policy Research
The New York Times begins its news report on Friday from Venezuela with “The only television station that regularly broadcast voices critical of the government was sold last year and the new owners have softened its news coverage.”
25 February 2014 — Global Research
Anne Glover recently declared that there is no evidence pertaining to the adverse impacts of GMOs. This is an extremely disturbing statement. It’s disturbing because it is not only patently wrong, but also because Anne Glover is chief scientific adviser of the European Commission.
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25 February 2014 — WashingtonsBlog
“The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country. We are governed, our minds are molded, our tastes formed, our ideas suggested, largely by men we have never heard of.
25 February 2014 — WSWS
The recent events in Ukraine are a warning to the international working class. Under conditions in which workers lack both a perspective and a party to enable them to intervene independently in political events, the situation in Ukraine has developed in an extremely reactionary direction. What had been unthinkable in Europe since the fall of Hitler’s Third Reich in 1945 has come to pass: while the US and Germany ruthlessly and recklessly destabilized the country, fascists became the decisive force on the ground.