India’s space madness amid astronomical poverty 

India's space mission

Graham Peebles questions the justice and wisdom of India’s ruling elite, which spends USD1 billion annually on its space programme while India has the world’s highest number of people practising open defecation.

Israel, the US Congress and treason

US Congress traitors

Alan Hart explains how members of Congress who put Israel’s interests ahead of those of the United States could be charged with treason, despite the US constitution’s narrow definition of a traitor.

Israel ignoring “tectonic change” in public opinion

Pro-Palestinian demonstration in Britain

Uri Avnery argues that, oblivious to Israelis, a tectonic change in public attitude towards Israel is underway, as shown by the UK parliament’s and Sweden’s decisions to recognise the state of Palestine.

Cameron still hasn’t got the message on Palestine

David Cameron and Binyamin Netanyahu

Stuart Littlewood examines the spurious arguments used by the British government to try to wheedle its way out of recognising Palestine as a state, as emphatically demanded by the British parliament.

A shot across the bows of Israel and its stooges

UK parliament votes for Palestine recognition

Stuart Littlewood says the UK parliament’s vote in favour of recognising Palestine as a state is a clear instruction to the government to act with honour and decency towards the Palestinian people.