Remembering Rachel Corrie twenty years on
Rachel Corrie, an American Palestine-solidarity activist, was crushed to death by an Israeli bulldozer twenty years ago this month. She was murdered by the Israeli Defence Force (IDF) while attempting to defend a Palestinian home from demolition in Rafah, a city in the blockaded Gaza Strip.
A sane voice amidst the madness
Former Australian PM Paul Keating has eviscerated Australia’s deal to buy nuclear submarines from the U.K. and U.S., saying there is no Chinese threat to defend against, despite the war hysteria stirring in Australia, writes Joe Lauria.
Kremlin accuses Kiev of nuclear plant shelling, warns of catastrophe
The Kremlin cautions against the possibility of nuclear “catastrophic consequences” for Europe.
Blinken leading the blind into the Mideast desert
Secretary of State Antony Blinken and national security adviser Jake Sullivan embark on their next excellent adventure later this week with President Joe Biden–this time to the Middle East, with Israel the first stop.
U.S. suddenly pretends to care about rights abuses in India
While it is true that India’s right-wing government is guilty of human rights abuses and has been for years, it is also true that the US State Department does not actually care about human rights abuses.
U.S. Secretary of State assures Ukraine of support for NATO membership plan
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and his Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal and Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba in Kiev today.
U.S. State Department accusation of China ‘genocide’ relied on data abuse and baseless claims by far-right ideologue
The Trump and Biden administrations have relied on the work of a right-wing religious extremist, Adrian Zenz, for their “genocide” accusation against China. A close review of Zenz’s research reveals flagrant data abuse and outright falsehoods.