Beyond Theory – the Practice of Building Socialism in Latin America By Jorge Capelan & Toni Solo

15 May, 2013 — Global Research – Tortilla con sal

In the interest of sharing diversity of opinions and promoting an atmosphere of exchange and critique, we bring to the attention of our readers the following text by Jorge Capelán and Toni Solo.

This text is in response to a Global Research entitled The Pink Tide in Latin America: An Alliance Between Local Capital and Socialism? , Mahdi Darius Nazemroya, May 03, 2013

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Imperialism, The Cold War, and the Contradictions of Decolonization By Anthony Mustacich

12 May, 2013 — Global Research

The Second World War had devastated the colonial empires of Western Europe, leaving the United States as the capitalist world’s undisputed superpower. At the same time, the war demolished the colonial system that had defined the imperialist era up until that point, giving rise to a new stage of imperialism called neo-colonialism.

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 10 May 2013

10 May 2013 — VTJP

News

International Middle East Media Center

Non-violent protester shot in head by Israeli troops; 4 others wounded
IMEMC – 21-year old Ibrahim Awad was shot in the head at close range by a plastic-coated steel bullet fired by Israeli forces at a protest in Beit Ummar, in the southern part of the West Bank. A journalist was wounded in Bil’in and three were injured by pepper spray in al-Walaja, near Bethlehem. …

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ICH 24 April 2013: Does Boston Bombing = Drone Strike?

24 April 2013  Information Clearing House


Iran: How the West Missed a Chance to Make Peace With Iran

By Peter Oborne

Peter Oborne shows how the West turned down a precious opportunity to resolve the Iranian nuclear crisis eight years ago, and argues that it is western rather than Iranian intransigence that prevents a deal being struck today.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article34723.htm

 

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ICH 6 April 2013: Moscow Slams UN ‘Maneuvering’ on Syria Chemical Attack Probe

6 April 2013   — Information Clearing House


Behind the North Korean Crisis

By Dennis J. Bernstein

All we see is media reporting that singularly ascribes blame to North Korea, which is portrayed as a kind of unquestionable evil, so what the U.S. is doing in response to the supposed provocation seems eminently justified.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article34531.htm

 

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Media Lens: Death Of A Bogeyman – The Corporate Media Bury Hugo Chávez By David Edwards

13 March 2013 — Media Lens

Following the death of Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez on March 5, the BBC reported from the funeral:

‘More than 30 world leaders attended the ceremony, including Cuban President Raul Castro, Iran’s Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus.

‘A message was read out from Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.’

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The Return of Empires (II) By Dmitry MININ

26 February 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

A World of Postmodernism or the Newest Middle Ages?

The process already taking shape in the world of consolidating «larger spaces», and the return of the empires of by-gone eras may not, at first glance, seem to respond to the spirit of the times. However, we are living in an age which, in view of its uncertainty in people’s minds, is indiscriminate to such an extent that it is no stranger to the most improbable policy prescriptions. 

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ICH 8 February 2013: How Western Leaders Terrorized Muslim World

8 February 2013 Information Clearing House

 

Bulgarian Charge of Hezbollah Bombing Was an “Assumption”

By Gareth Porter

Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov’s dramatic announcement Tuesday on the Bulgarian investigation of the July 2012 terror bombing of an Israeli tourist bus was initially reported by Western news media as suggesting clear evidence of Hezbollah’s responsibility for the killings.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article33883.htm

 

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Media Lens: Jousting With Toothpicks – The Case For Challenging Corporate Journalism By David Edwards

7 February 2013 — Media Lens

Jousting With Toothpicks – The Case For Challenging Corporate Journalism 

A critic responding to a recent alert, objected to our use of the term ‘corporate journalist’:

‘The problem is it has no clear meaning. Chomsky regularly writes for “corporate media”, as does Pilger, Klein, and Michael Moore. Pilger has had his documentaries aired by “corporate media”. Klein promotes her books through the “corporate media”. I could go on…’

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