Australia has always been a truly racist nation. The level of hatred in this country for people of different races or ethnicity or whatever name you wish to use is extreme. Despite attempts to promote what is referred to as multiculturalism there has always been a steady, unrelenting stream of race hatred in this country, [...]
Archive for November 27th, 2011
Release of 3 prisoners delayed by Israeli authorities Yesterday 16:58 Jailed officer says 777 PA employees held by Israel Yesterday 13:48 Israeli forces ‘detain 4′ in Nablus, Jerusalem 25/11/2011 17:02 Israel detains 8 people in West Bank 24/11/2011 12:26 MK: Israel discriminates against Palestinian citizens in jail 23/11/2011 13:48 Israeli forces detain 9 across the [...]
Melbourne ‘Fuckwalk’, June 25. Photo: Melbourneprotests.wordpress.com 1000 people ‘Fuckwalk’ to defy anti-swearing laws Thursday, July 7, 2011 By Alexander Mags, Melbourne In opposition to the Baillieu government’s proposed fine for “offensive language or behaviour”, about 1000 people marched on June 25 at the aptly named “Fuckwalk”. The rally was the second event held in response to new [...]
Nawal El Saadawi (b. 1931) – name also written: Nawal al-Sa’dawi Egyptian novelist, essayist and physician, whose feminist works have widened the boundaries of the Arab novel. Nawal El Saadawi’s central theme is the oppression of women and womens’ desire for self-expression. She first gained fame with her nonfictional writing. Her books have been banned [...]
Connie Hedegaard’s EU is increasingly isolated among the industrialised world bloc Continue reading the main story Climate summit faces big emitters’ stalling tactics By Richard BlackEnvironment correspondent, BBC News Related Stories UK calls for climate deal by 2015 Emissions divide ‘can be bridged’ Climate summit set for flying row Some of the developing world’s biggest [...]
World Development Movement report accuses developed countries of threatening behaviour at climate change summits
EU commissioner Connie Hedegaard apparently suggested island states would be good allies because they were desperate for money. Photograph: Georges Gobet/AFP/Getty Images Western nations ‘used bullying tactics’ at climate talks World Development Movement report accuses developed countries of threatening behaviour at climate change summits reddit this Comments (93) John Vidal guardian.co.uk, Saturday 26 November 2011 21.20 [...]
OWS is an idea that would only fortify with faltering US economy. By M. I. Bhat When Arab streets started swelling with anger political pundits in the West tried to explain it away as public outburst against poverty, unemployment and dictatorial suppression, and spin it as the flowering of Obama’s Cairo speech extolling and inciting [...]
A world wide phenomonon. Making the citizen look like a security threat. The police defend monopoly capital
LIKE THIS ARTICLE ? Join our mailing list: Sign up to stay up to date on the latest Occupy Wall Street headlines via email. “How Could This Happen in America?” Why Police Are Treating Americans Like Military Threats Why is the armed might of the state, (necessary in waging war against foreign enemies) being applied [...]
Moding Ngolapus, a Jei herder in north-east Uganda. Photograph: Sven Torfinn Uganda: nomads face an attack on their way of life Ugandan herders are well placed to adapt to global warming – but won’t be represented at the conference in Durban. Meanwhile their government, backed by EU cash, wants to force them to settle, reports [...]
Still Pushing the Failed Militaristic Approach to the Drug War John Glaser, November 18, 2011 Print This | Share This | Comment | Antiwar Forum Via Juan Carlos Hidalgo at the blog for the Cato Institute, this graph illustrates how Mexican President Felipe Calderón’s militarized approach to the drug war not only didn’t quell the violence, but reversed the [...]
Funerals held for soldiers killed in Nato attack at border post as Pakistan considers staying away from Bonn conference
Prayers are said for the Pakistani troops killed in the border post attack. Photograph: Mohammad Sajjad/AP Pakistan may boycott Afghan summit Funerals held for soldiers killed in Nato attack at border post as Pakistan considers staying away from Bonn conference reddit this Saeed Shah in Karachi guardian.co.uk, Sunday 27 November 2011 12.32 GMT Article history Pakistan [...]
Israeli soldiers pictured making an arrest near Qalandiya. (MaanImages/file) HEBRON (Ma’an) — Israeli forces detained 7 people overnight Saturday, an army spokeswoman and local Palestinian official said. Three men were detained in Beit Ummar, two in Battir village near Bethlehem and two in the Ramallah area, the Israeli army said. Spokesman for the Beit Ummar [...]
UN climate summit gets ‘occupy’ warning S Africa police not to tolerate “criminal acts” as activists demanding “climate justice” gear up for protest in Durban
The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change wants to achieve a reduction in emissions by 2050 [Reuters] Inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement, environmental campaigners calling for “climate justice” are set to protest on Monday at the opening of the United Nations climate talks in Durban, South Africa. Patrick Bond, a professor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in [...]
Putin accepts party’s presidency nomination Foreign powers accused of funding political opponents of Russian PM seeking a return to his old job.
Putin told United Russia delegates on Sunday that foreign NGOs were trying to influence the course of the vote [EPA] Vladimir Putin has accepted his ruling party’s nomination to return to Russia‘s presidency, while accusing foreigners of funding his political opponents. Putin, president from 2000-2008 and now prime minister, is expected to easily recapture the presidency [...]
Islamabad says US must leave Shamsi base in 15 days after deaths of at least 24 Pakistani soldiers in mistaken attack
Pakistani flags cover the coffins of soldiers killed in the Nato border attack on Saturday. Photograph: Reuters Pakistan orders US to leave airbase in row over deadly Nato assault Islamabad says US must leave Shamsi base in 15 days after deaths of at least 24 Pakistani soldiers in mistaken attack reddit this Saeed Shah in [...]
PTI chief Imran Khan during a rally. — File photo Imran asks rulers to end alliance in ‘war on terror’ Agencies Yesterday ISLAMABAD: Pakista Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan on Saturday strongly condemned the unprovoked Nato attack on Salala Check Post in the Momand Agency and called upon civilian leadership to immediately withdraw from its [...]
Ask the Candidates Real Questions – Like These by Ray McGovern, November 26, 2011 | Print This | Share This | Antiwar Forum During recent presidential debates, moderators have asked mostly predictable questions and – except for some notable gaffes – have elicited mostly talking-point answers. But ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern says it’s time for citizens to put politicians [...]
withayou (CC-BY) HERE COMES THE CAPITAL STRIKE EMAIL PRINT SHARE SHARE Posted on Nov 26, 2011 From his seat in Congress, House Speaker John Boehner announced in mid-September that American business owners would continue to hold the nation’s wealth (and thus the public welfare) hostage until government granted them the “low-tax, deregulated world they wanted,” writes journalist [...]
Asian Development Bank (CC-BY) Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov PENTAGON SPENDS MILLIONS PROTECTING UZBEKISTAN DICTATOR EMAIL PRINT SHARE SHARE Posted on Nov 26, 2011 Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov is notorious for heading one of the world’s most oppressive regimes, and millions of U.S. taxpayer dollars are being given to a for-profit military contractor turned propaganda machine to make [...]
A woman wears symbolic tapes across her lips at a protest rally against the ANC’s new secrecy law. Photograph: Rodger Bosch/AFP Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer accuses the ANC of apartheid-style censorship Secrecy law to muzzle press will affect all writers, says poet and fighter against black oppression Read the letter reddit this Comments (0) Tracy [...]
The lies continue:Nato air attack on Pakistani troops was self-defence, says senior western official
Nato trucks at the Pakistani border town of Torkham bound for Afghanistan: a senior western official claims an attack by Nato aircraft on Pakistani troops that allegedly killed as many as 28 soldiers was an act of self-defence. Photograph: Qazi Rauf/AP Nato air attack on Pakistani troops was self-defence, says senior western official US-Pakistan relations [...]
Himalayan nations yet to break the ice With global average temperature increasing, its most visible and direct effect can be seen on mountains.Himalayan nations yet to break the ice With global average temperature increasing, its most visible and direct effect can be seen on mountains.
Nepal, home to eight of the world’s 14 highest mountains, including Mount Everest, has been using the iconic peak to draw global attention to the risks faced by its mountain community. [GALLO/GETTY] Kathmandu, Nepal – Chungda Sherpa, a former herder from eastern Nepal, has a warning tale ahead of the United Nations climate change conference in [...]
DR Congo voters: What elections mean to us Citizens in eastern DRC tell Al Jazeera why they are looking forward to national elections on November 28.
About 19,000 candidate are running for 500 legislative seats in DR Congo’s elections [Reuters} Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo - In the lead up to the Democratic Republic of Congo’s second general election since independence in 1960, most analysts have raised the alarm over poor logistical arrangements as well as significant security concerns, due to the continued [...]
Islamic party wins Morocco parliamentary vote Partial results indicate that Justice and Development Party is poised to win the election for the first time.
Abdelillah Benkirane, secretary-general of PJD said his party is ‘open to everyone’ wanting to form alliances [Reuters] The Party of Justice and Development (PJD), a moderate Islamic party has taken a resounding victory in Morocco‘s parliamentary elections, Taib Cherkaoui, the country’s interior minister, has announced. Cherkaoui told a press conference on Saturday that PJD had won 80 [...]
Pakistan tells NATO to leave air base Request follows alleged cross-border attack in which NATO “highly likely” to have killed dozens of Pakistani soldiers.
The Pakistani government responded to the incident by asking the US to vacate Shamsi air base within 15 days [EPA] The Pakistani government has given the US fifteen days to vacate an airfield in Balochistan province after an alleged cross-border attack which killed at least 24 Pakistani soldiers. The attack on a military checkpoint in [...]