The US, UK, and France launched a 30 minute attack on Syria for an alleged chemical attack by the Syrian military on Islamist militants in the small city of Douma, just 9km away from the capital Damascus
The death of twenty people on April 1 between Indian security forces and armed Hizbul Mujahedin militants in Anantnag district in Indian-controlled South Kashmir is a stark reminder of a criminal legacy of the anti-colonial religious-nationalism that has its modern roots in the Afghan jihad
Civilisation is the culture of cities, of permanent settlements. These demand social organisation to administer to the needs of citizens
I, Uri Avnery, soldier number 44410 of the Israel army, hereby dissociate myself from the army sharpshooters who murder unarmed demonstrators along the Gaza Strip, and from their commanders, who give them the orders, up to the commander in chief.
The situation in the Gaza Strip is as close to hell as one can get. Food at subsistence level, electricity for two to four hours a day, the water is polluted. Work is extremely scarce. Only the most severely ill are let out.
As all becomes ever more rapidly surreal it seems that, barring a miracle, Draft Dodger in Chief, Donald Trump might trigger a world war, over an incident in Syria which is entirely evidence free.
Western neoconservatives and hawks are driving the international situation to increasing tension and danger
Bayer and Monsanto have a long history of collusion to poison the ecosystem for profit. The Trump administration should veto their merger not just to protect competitors but to ensure human and planetary survival.
On Easter Saturday I revisited Salisbury to see for myself. This was, after all, a holiday weekend, and Salisbury should be packed with people. Yes, car parks were full but'
Are You The Ghost or The Machine?