Don’t be fooled: “media watchdogs” are Israeli propaganda tools

Hasbara goes www Alastair Sloan examines Israel’s key internet propaganda tools which pretend to seek "balance" in Western media reporting about the Palestine-Israel conflict but are in fact part of Israel’s well-funded hasbara programme.

Is BDS replacing Iran as Israel’s blackmail card?

BDS – freedom, justice, equality Alan Hart spells out what the pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement must do in order to fend off Israel’s false charge of “anti-Semitism” and to become a potent weapon.

Ethiopia’s election insult to the people and democracy

Ethiopian repression Graham Peebles argues that behind the facade of “democracy” and “elections” in Ethiopia lies a brutal regime that talks the democratic talk but is guilty of state terrorism and crimes against humanity.

Muslims, Jews and Christians imposing an imagined past, with disastrous results

Religious apocalypse Lawrence Davidson examines the tendency of Muslims, Jews and Christians to seek to recreate the present in the shape of an imagined, divinely-inspired past, and notes the catastrophic actual and potential consequences.

Repealing the Oslo agreements

Oslo cover for Jewish settlements Ruth Tenne explains why it is necessary to repeal the Oslo agreements between Israel and the Palestinians, and outlines the prerequisites Palestinian leaders must meet to win international support for their actions.