Category Archives: Other World

It looks bad for Corbyn as UK strains for war

Jeremy Corbyn and Syria strikes Stuart Littlewood writes: The knives

Reign of “absurdiocy”: Terrorism and the Western and Israeli responses

Paris attacks and Western leaders Uri Avnery looks at how terrorism, most recently the “Islamic State” attacks in Paris and the lockdown in Brussels, has fed the opportunism of Israeli politicians and exposed the ignorance, incompetence and bankruptcy of Western leaders.

Islamic State, the lack of self-reflection, and moral disintegration

Moral disintegration and Islamic State Rich Forer says as long as Western societies refuse to look into the root causes of despair and anger, fear and discrimination, they will continue to sow the seeds for more violence and self-destruction, as exemplified by Islamic State.

Islam’s trivia-mongering hate preachers

Abu Hamza al-Masri Nuruddin Sabir, Editor, Redress Information

Israel divides the Jews

Netanyahu does not speak for me Lawrence Davidson shows how Israel’s racist, expansionist and criminal policies are dividing American Jews, most recently prompting the leader of US Reform Jewry to denounce its treatment of minorities and the Judaisation of secular law.

Some popular fallacies about Islamism

British Islamists Magdi Abdelhadi debunks some of the common misconceptions about Islam and Islamism, and spells out the essential steps that must be taken if the pernicious ideology that drives the likes of Al-Qaeda and Islamic State is to be defeated.

The American progressive’s dilemma

US corruption Lawrence Davidson reflects on the sad reality of US politics, where principled parties such as the Green Party are unlikely ever to be elected and where “the most likely thing to kick the US out of the rut is catastrophe – something even worse than the fiascos of Vietnam and Iraq”.

The US-Israel nexus, fairness and the rule of law

Stop billions to Israel Richard Forer argues that the United States, by exempting Israel from US laws and shielding it from the consequences of violating international law, is the enabler of Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian territories and its oppression of the Palestinian people.

Destructive austerity: Poverty and social hardship in the UK

Austerity in UK Graham Peebles examines the devastating effects – and abject failure – of Britain’s neo-liberal programme to eliminate the budget deficit, and argues that what is needed is an approach that transcends ideologies and places the principle of sharing at its heart.

Obama has washed his hands of Palestine and is walking away from it

Obama has washed his hands of Palestine and is walking away from it Alan Hart writes: In his major speech