Monthly Archives: January 2018

Anti-Semitsm: Reality or merely statistics?

Anti-Semitsm and Pre-Traumatic Stress Disorder Gilad Atzmon writes: Last weekend Read more [...]

Why is the Israeli army finally worried about Gaza?

Gaza poverty Jonathan Cook argues that Binyamin Netanyahu and Donald Trump “should be listening to Israel’s generals, who understand that there will be no defence against the fallout from the catastrophe looming in Gaza”. Read more [...]

Whither Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman’s “moderate” Islam?

James Dorsey says Prince Muhammad has yet to show that fighting terrorism “involves in practice rather than words the countering of an ultra-conservative ideology that breeds intolerance, fosters anti-pluralism and potentially creates breeding grounds for radicalism”. Read more [...]

Contextualising sexual harassment

Sexual harassment Lawrence Davidson examines the psychological, biological and cultural contexts of sexual harassment and argues that it is time to take on men’s primitive instincts and thoughtfully develop better, non-doctrinaire cultural ways to manage them. Read more [...]

Quit lying to us about Israeli-Palestinian “peace process”

US-UK-Israel conspiracy against Palestine Stuart Littlewood says Israel “won't willingly return the lands and resources it has stolen unless slapped with tough, sustained sanctions”, and “Civil society in the US and UK must end the conspiracy among their warped government “élites” that makes a mockery of international law”. Read more [...]

A moment of significance and opportunity for Ethiopia

Ethiopian prisoners Graham Peebles says the Ethiopian government’s “half-baked move to release a few political leaders… should embolden many” and “reveals a crack in the democratic facade presented by the regime, which must be split open under the force of sustained political activism”. Read more [...]

Salafi mission calls into question Saudi concept of moderation and policy in Yemen

Muhammad bin Salman and moderate islam James Dorsey questions whether Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad’s proclaimed quest to “return” to “moderate islam” includes subscribing to concepts of tolerance and pluralism which at present seems unlikely. Read more [...]

How Israel allows private US institutions to abuse and drug Israeli children

Official child abuse in Israel Marianne Azizi writes: Private American Read more [...]

Ahed Tamimi offers Israelis a lesson worthy of Gandhi

Palestinian teenage hero Ahed Tamimi Jonathan Cook explains the background to Ahed Tamimi, the Palestinian teenager who slapped an Israeli solder desecrating her home, and the furious reaction by Israelis, noting that “Ahed has exposed the gun-wielding bully lurking in the soul of too many Israelis”. Read more [...]

Nothing like a wacky fatwa to begin the New Year

Zionist lunacy Stuart Littlewood shows with examples how the worlds of Jewish and Christian Zionists, extortionists and the deranged meld into one murky sphere inhabited by sad and deluded individuals with no life, principle or morality. Read more [...]