Big $$ and Media Madness — It’s a Global War Against Activism, Grassroots Movements, Civil Society By Paul Haeder

7 November 2013 —Dissident Voice

So, in Washington, the defeat of I-522, the genetically modified organism, i.e. food, labeling initiative has been aided and abetted by, well, they call it a “war in the media” with the armies of the corporations launching frontal, rear, aerial, underground, cyber and Madison Avenue assaults. Continue reading

VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 4 November 2013

4 November 2013 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Eight Palestinians Kidnapped, Two Injured, In West Bank
IMEMC – [Monday At Dawn November 4, 2013] Israeli soldiers invaded different parts of the occupied West Bank, and kidnapped at least eight Palestinians. Two Palestinians were shot and injured by army fire near Nablus. …

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VTJP Palestine-Israel Newslinks 20 October 2013: Israel heightens campaign to demolish Al-Aqsa Mosque and build alleged Temple

20 October 2013 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Israel Refuses Entry Of 120 Trucks Into Gaza
IMEMC – Sunday October 20, 2013, the Israeli Authorities refused to allow 120 trucks, loaded with construction material, into the Gaza Strip as they tried to cross through the Karem Abu Salem (Kerem Shalom) terminal between Gaza and Israel. … 

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South Africa: Sectarian shame of the SACP By Terry Bell

16 August 2013 — Terry Bell

Shortly after the column below was written and blogged, the SA Communist Party issued its statement on Marikana that reveals the deep and dangerous sectarianism of this organisation. Here, I feel, is exposed one of the roots of the problem. I include here the final paragraph of that statement as an introduction to a repeat of the Inside Labour column that appeared here yesterday: Continue reading

Africa: Monsanto – the Unrepentant Repeat Offender By James N. Kariuki

9 August 2013 — Pambazuka News

The uproar in Ireland over horsemeat, the narrow defeat of Proposition 37 in California which would have made it mandatory to label all food containing GMOs – reveal that Africans must now join the rest of the world in resisting GMO foods and biotechnology, no matter how effectively packaged

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ICH 10 July 2013: Russian Inquiry to UN: Rebels, not Army, Behind Syria Aleppo Sarin Attack

10 July 2013 — Information Clearing House

NSA Blackmailing Obama?

Interview with Whistleblower Russ Tice


Abby Martin talks to Russell Tice, former intelligence analyst and original NSA whistleblower, about how he saw spying orders for including former senators Hilary Clinton and Barack Obama.


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Israel Threatens Russia By Stephen Lendman

John McCain: an egomaniac ignorant interloper who has been fouling American politics for decades. The kind of pol that makes the world worse for everyone.

Arizona’s John McCain: an egomaniac interloper and warmongering chauvinist that has been petulantly fouling American politics for decades. The kind of politician that makes the world hell for everyone, and the inevitable offshoot of a reactionary state, media support, and brute plutocratic power.

30 May 2013 — Greanville Post

Israel gives chutzpah new meaning. War on humanity defines its agenda. It’s partnered with Washington’s war on Syria.  It’s heading perhaps toward greater intervention. It warned Russia about supplying Syria with sophisticated defensive anti-aircraft missiles. It said Israel will react in response. More on that below.

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South Africa’s ‘sub-imperial’ seductions By Patrick Bond

9 May 2013 — Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal

Thanks are due to an odd man, the brutally frank Zambian vice-president Guy Scott who last week pronounced, “I dislike South Africa for the same reason that Latin Americans dislike the United States”. Thanks are also due to South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma for forcing a long-overdue debate, just as the World Economic Forum Africa summit opens in Cape Town: is Pretoria a destructive sub-imperialist power? Continue reading

VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 19 April 2013: Detained: Testimonies from Palestinian children imprisoned by Israel

19 April 2013 — VTJP


Ma’an News

17 injured in clashes in Beit Ummar
4/19/2013 – HEBRON (Ma’an) — Seventeen Palestinians were injured with rubber coated steel bullets in clashes in Beit Ummar village near Hebron, a local official said. A spokesman of the popular committee against the wall and settlements told Ma’an that the injured are aged between 15 and 22, and one of them was shot….

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 16 April 2013: Israeli occupation: You have to see it to believe it

16 April 2013 — VTJP


Ma’an News

Official: 3 men attacked by settlers near Nablus
4/16/2013 – NABLUS (Ma’an) — Three men were injured late Monday after being attacked by settlers near Nablus, a PA official said. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activities in the northern West Bank, told Ma’an that a group of settlers from Homesh attacked three men near the village of Burqa. Ala Yaish, 25, and….

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New Occupational Breast Cancer Study Challenges the Cancer Establishment

3 April 2013 — The Bullet • Socialist Project • E-Bulletin No. 796

By James Brophy, Robert DeMatteo, Margaret Keith and Michael Gilbertson

As part of a team of international researchers, we have produced a new epidemiological study[1] on the causes of breast cancer. This study adds considerable weight to a growing body of evidence that challenges the prevailing beliefs of the cancer establishment that has minimized the risk of breast cancer posed by occupational and environmental exposures to chemicals. Continue reading

Israel Strikes Syria: First Act of «Endgame»? By Dmitry MININ

6 February 2013Strategic Culture Foundation

Speaking at the defense chiefs meeting in Munich, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak finally confirmed what the news agency had been raising ballyhoo about for the previous few days: the Israeli Air Force had launched a military operation against the legitimate government of Syria. It gave rise to speculations about a large-scale military intervention to start pretty soon. Continue reading