For more than 10 weeks, Palestinians have gathered in protest every Friday at the Israeli-Gaza Strip buffer zone, located in the perimeter of the 1949 armistice lines.
Subjects Archives: Movements
Is it possible to have a development model that can work in harmony with people and nature?
Vijay Prashad talks about the contradictions of Donald Trump’s policies in the context of emerging multipolarity on the global scene.
“The power to pardon is a beautiful thing,” said Trump.
Faced with questions about the continued relevance of the North Atlantic alliance, NATO has sought justification for its existence from Central Asia to Sub-Saharan Africa and has even floated the idea of indirect intervention in the South China Sea dispute.
ISRAEL has been accused of a “cold-blooded execution” after soldiers killed another member of the Tamimi family in the occupied Palestinian territories.
Forget Bitcoin. It’s the underlying technology, blockchain, that is generating the most excitement. Even utopia!
The United Nations human rights office says the practice “amounts to arbitrary and unlawful interference in family life, and is a serious violation of the rights of the child.”
Zillah Eisenstein is one of the foremost political theorists and activists of our time.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau has proposed sacrificing Canadian taxpayers to bail out an uneconomic U.S. pipeline owned by former Enron executives.An opportunity for new journalists to examine BC’s historic referendum on electoral reform.
Mental illness is a serious problem, reaching epidemic status, and the problem is increasing rapidly amongst young people not only in South Africa but globally. There is a tendency in society to either: (1) disregard mental illness as a serious problem, or (2) to recognise mental illness as a problem but fail to treat the […]
Saudi interest in developing nuclear weapons dates back to the 1970s, when the kingdom learned of major steps taken by both Israel and India in the development of nuclear armaments.
Just when you think things are far too bleak, the human spirit rises to surprise you. In Brazil, the truckers went on an extended strike. They are angry about the fuel prices. It has made it impossible for them to make a living.
Incumbent president Nicolás Maduro won in a landslide, taking nearly 68% of the vote, while his closest rival Henry Falcón could only muster 21%. With all the votes tallied, Maduro totalled a little over 6.2M votes.
Unions and “work ethic”