Our Invisible Government

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

There are two forms of government in the United States. There is the visible government—the White House, Congress, the courts, state legislatures and governorships—and the invisible government, [...]

Several Reasons Why West Papua Should Get Its Freedom: Immediately!

By Andre Vltchek, Dissidentvoice.org -

But what really is happening in West Papua? Of course, foreign journalists are banned from entering and reporting freely from there. Only official Indonesian journalists, basically lackeys of the [...]

West Papuan Protesters Call For Self-Determination In Mass Rallies

By Staff, Freewestpapua.org -

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in highland areas of West Papua, one week after violent demonstrations flared across Indonesia’s easternmost provinces, leaving one dead and [...]

Palestine Lambasts US Over Its Removal From Countries List

By Staff, Trtworld.com -

It’s not clear when the listing was removed and the State Department denies any change in policy. But the website now mentions Palestinians on its page for Israel, in the context of the Trump [...]

Uncle Sam Was Born Lethal

By Paul Street, Counterpunch.org -

One of the occupational and intellectual hazards of being a historian is that current events often seem far less new to oneself than they do to others. Recently a leftish liberal friend told me [...]

Gaza Fights For Freedom

By Abby Martin, Empire Files. -

This debut feature film by journalist Abby Martin began while reporting in Palestine, where she was denied entry into Gaza by the Israeli government on the accusation she was a “propagandist.” So [...]

Women Lead Struggle To Preserve Indian Democracy In Face Of Rising Hindu Nationalism

By Yamuna Matheswaran, Wagingnonviolence.org -

After the Indian government’s decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, people across India answered a nationwide call for protests issued by left-wing parties on Aug. 7. [...]

Kashmir And Palestine Share The Struggle For Self Determination Against Colonial Occupation

By Zainab Ramahi, Mondoweiss.net -

As a Kashmiri living in North America, I have been to Kashmir some twenty times. I have experienced the instability, power outages, curfews, and closures that are a cruel part of everyday life, [...]

Sao Paulo Forum: Defending Venezuela Is Defending Our America

By Nino Pagilccia, CounterPunch.com -

The Sao Paulo Forum (SPF) that took place in Caracas just ended on July 28 fittingly within the framework of remembering the 65thanniversary of the birth of Hugo Chavez with a display of [...]

Netanyahu May Survive This Political Crisis, But Israel’s Left Will Not

By Miko Peled, Mintpressnews.com -

JERUSALEM, OCCUPIED PALESTINE — Like a pack of hyenas surrounding a weakened and wounded lion, Israeli politicians are ganging up on an injured, weakened Benjamin Netanyahu. With over ten years [...]

Anti-Racist Organizations Remain Silent On The JNF

By Yves Engler, Canadiandimension.com -

Parliament will soon hear a petition criticizing the only explicitly racist registered Canadian charity. Oddly, this important event will occur without help from self-declared anti-racist [...]

Mauna Kea Protests Aren’t New. They’re Part Of A Long Fight Against Colonialism.

By Maile Arvin, Truthout.org -

Something big and beautiful is happening in Hawaiʻi. Currently, hundreds of Native Hawaiians and allies are camped at the base of Mauna Kea, a mountain located on Moku o Keawe, or Hawaiʻi Island. [...]

Israeli Forces Arrest 102 Palestinian Workers

By Staff, English.palinfo.com -

The Israeli occupation forces on Sunday morning detained 102 Palestinian workers who allegedly were not holding permits to work in the 1948 occupied Palestinian territories. Israeli media sources [...]

Palestine Liberation Requires National Unity, Democratic Representation & International Solidarity

By Ramzy Baroud, Mintpressnews.com -

Those who are still hoping that the new American agenda on Palestine and Israel is temporary, or reversible, should abandon this false hope. Washington’s complete adoption of Israel’s messianic, [...]

“Go Forth And Lie” Israel Rolls Out Mandatory Course For Students Travelling Abroad

By Miko Peled, Mintpressnews.com -

Adalah, the Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, recently demanded that the Israeli Education Ministry halt an online course that was designed to prepare young Israelis traveling [...]