Category Archives: Americas

Trump administration ends 2017 on a sour note

UN General Assembly voting result on Jerusalem Stuart Littlewood views the humiliation of Trump and his arrogant, Zionist cohorts – “outlaws trying to dictate the law” – at the UN, which overwhelmingly declared their recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital null and void. Read more [...]

Trump, Jerusalem and international law

Trump the servant of Israel Lawrence Davidson debunks the warped “reasoning” used by Trump to justify his decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, and warns of the consequences of his disregard of international law and his inability to tell the difference between his own opinion and hard facts. Read more [...]

Team Trump add insult to injury for the Palestinians

Trump at home with Jewish rabbis After Trump’s decision on Jerusalem, Jonathan Cook says “Palestinians will have to shame Israel, the US and the watching world by adopting the tools of an anti-apartheid struggle – of non-violent resistance and civil disobedience – to gain equal rights in a single state. Read more [...]

John Paul Jones: American hero or Scottish scoundrel?

John Paul Jones, with his ship flying the flag of the rebellious colonists of North America "The greatest miscreant under the Read more [...]

Trump apes Balfour: giving away what isn’t his to give

Trump in solidarity with Netanyahu Stuart Littlewood stresses that Jerusalem is not Trump's to give away in 2017 any more than Palestine was Balfour's to promise the Zionists in 1917, noting that “We see where Balfour's running sore has led one hundred years later.” Read more [...]

War is peace: Trump’s move on occupied Jerusalem

War is peace: Trump's move on occupied Jerusalem Gilad Atzmon writes: No one has Read more [...]

Seeking happiness beyond neoliberal consumerism

True happiness Graham Peebles examines the roots of unhappiness inherent in our neoliberal, consumption-and-competition-based world, and argues that true happiness is experienced when we cease searching and when we stop desiring. Read more [...]

Harvey Weinstein and the politics of Hollywood

Young actresses kissing Harvey Weinstein Jonathan Cook spells out the political conclusions which Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein's victims are not drawing: the need to get organised and expose their abusers, and save the next generation of actresses from abuse. Read more [...]

US war culture and gun culture: They’re related

US violent culture Lawrence Davidson examines the fact that since its founding the United States has been waging war against other countries, and that since 1968 1.53 million Americans have been killed as a result of gun violence. Read more [...]

Donald Trump’s evolving mass movement

Trump supporters in Virginia, USA, Aug 2017 Lawrence Davidson argues that the 37 per cent of Americans who still support President Trump “are evolving a consciousness more responsive to political propaganda and socio-economic mysticism than to rational debate or fact-based policy formulation". Read more [...]