This New Year's, activists will be leading a delegation to END the seige on Gaza.
Documented violations in this closely watched case convince groups as diverse as Amnesty International and the national NAACP that Abu-Jamal is the victim of double standards of justice. The NAACP approved a resolution at its centennial convention in July 2009 calling on the US Department of Justice to investigate civil rights violations in the Abu-Jamal case.
"As long as the occupiers remain in our country we shall never stop fighting them."
--Afghan Mujidh Taliban
By Anthony Fenton - Web of Democracy
Thanks in large part to the support of powerful 'middle power' states such as Canada, and the support of private U.S.-based liberal philanthropic organizations and think tanks, [Responsibility to Protect] was able to move "from policy journal to policymaking over the space of a few years"...R2P [is] "a new norm that, in practice, will give more power to Great Britain and the United States to intervene in the internal affairs of other states."
Video presentation by Sid Shniad, co-chair of Independent Jewish Voices Canada, to the May 30 Annual General Meeting of the StopWar.ca Coalition in Vancouver, BC.
Both Staughton Lynd (a Marxist from the US) and his co-author Andrej Grubacic (an anarchist from the Balkans) of the book Wobblies and Zapatistas: Conversations on Anarchism, Marxism and Radical History, are public supporters of the Zapatistas, who they argue have set a powerful example of revolutionary organizing that should influence anti-capitalists around the world. Much like the historical traditions of the Haymarket Martyrs and the ‘Wobblies’ (the Industrial Workers of the World) in the United States, Lynd and Grubacic argue that the Zapatistas have synthesized the best aspects of both the Marxist and anarchist traditions.
By MANUEL GARCIA, Jr. - July 15, 2009
Cheney's CIA assassination bureau scheme was envisioned as a US copy of the Israeli program of assassination of Palestinian leaders and other designated enemies. This type of program is run by a nation's spy agency, which then calls on the military as needed to provide the firepower for an assassination, whether by commando units, aerial bombardment or missile strikes.
A recent Youtube interview with Norman Finkelstein outlines plans for a demonstration involving 5000 internationals and 500,000 Palestinians marching on an Israeli checkpoint to impose International Law.
By Glenn Greenwald - June 16, 2009
Many of those now expressing solidarity with "The Iranian People" have been recently advocating bombing them...Imagine how many of the people protesting this week would be dead if any of these bombing advocates had their way...Advocating a so-called "attack on Iran" or "bombing Iran"...means slaughtering huge numbers of the very same people who are on the streets of Tehran inspiring so many...
Teaching Rebellion: Stories from the Grassroots Mobilization in Oaxaca (PM Press) teaches us why the 2006 rebellion in Oaxaca, Mexico was so impressive, and is something we can all learn from.
This anti-war music video uses excerpts from tunes by Bob Dylan ("Masters of War") and Pete Seeger ("Last Train to Nuremberg"). All of the major weapons delivery systems shown in this video are embedded with numerous military components manufactured in Canada by corporate exhibitors that showcased their wares at CANSEC 2009 in Ottawa, May 27-28.
By Robert Stark - June 17, 2009
Ahmadinejad's recent victory over challenger Moussavi is sparking riots in Iran and is being used as an opportunity for Neocons and Israel's President Netanyahu and his Likud Party to demonize Iran and call for military action against Iran.
BY KRYSTALLINE KRAUS - JUNE 17, 2009
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney have the political power to decide who they want to let into Canada and who they want to keep out...With the power to make these decisions, a pattern has emerged where the current Conservative government has laid out the red carpet for former U.S. government officials such as George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Condoleezza Rice...[O]ther people seeking entry or residency to Canada have encountered nothing but a locked door and an unwelcome mat. Or, if they currently reside in Canada, they are about to be kicked out.