Sharing and inequality

Sharing – the alternative to inequality and collapse 

Graham Peebles explains why redistribution – or sharing – of resources, skills and knowledge is the sensible alternative to the prevalent neo-liberal model, which is promoting inequality and destroying social cohesion. More »

Binyamin Netanyahu and Ed Miliband

UK opposition leader falls for Zionist propaganda

Stuart Littlewood reminds us of UK opposition leader Ed Miliband’s broken promise – that he would visit the occupied Palestinian territories – and views his decision instead to regurgitate Israeli propaganda. More »

Pollution in Delhi

Filthy, deadly mayhem in India

Graham Peebles highlights the debilitating effects of pollution in India, arguing that it is time to end the official corruption and complacency that is turning India into the world’s biggest sewer. More »

Burst bubble

Why the Palestinian-Israeli talks bubble burst

Uri Avnery examines the myths, the comprehensive lack of understandings and the fears of the alternatives to a world of make-believe surrounding the failed US-mediated talks between Israel and the Palestinians. More »

Israeli serpent

Israel the unprincipled entity

Jamal Kanj says American spinelessness towards Israel – once described by a French diplomat as a “shitty little country” – is responsible for the collapse of so-called “peace” talks with the Palestinians. More »

BBC Israel Public Inquiry

BBC misreports John Kerry on talks failure

Nureddin Sabir detects the hands of Zionists behind the BBC’s misreporting of US Secretary of State Kerry’s statement, to downplay his blaming of Israel for the failure of talks with the Palestinians. More »

Israeli theft of Palestinian rights

The reality behind the Israeli-Palestinian talks

Jonathan Cook argues that, with the imminent failure of the Israeli-Palestinian talks,“the era of wishful thinking may finally be coming to an end – and that will be progress in itself”. More »

Israeli bullying

Threats from Palestine’s nasty neighbour

Stuart Littlewood views Israel’s threatening response to Palestinian moves to join international organizations as they’re entitled to, and wonders what entitles the squatters to threaten the indigenous people from exercising their rights. More »

Sheldon Adelson

Zionist billionaire eyes US presidential purchase

Uri Avnery examines how big money is corrupting US and Israeli politics, and highlights the role of American Jewish casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson who is now considering his next US presidential purchase. More »

Zionism is racism

Rosenberg’s conundrum: Zionism vs reality

Lawrence Davidson says, contrary to Michael Rosenberg’s defence of a racial Israel, “Zionism… has to go – for the sake of the Palestinians and... for a more promising future for the Jews”. More »

Category: India

Filthy, deadly mayhem in India

Pollution in Delhi

Graham Peebles highlights the debilitating effects of pollution in India, arguing that it is time to end the official corruption and complacency that is turning India into the world’s biggest sewer.

Gender and caste discrimination in India

Case away caste system

Graham Peebles examines the destructive role played by prejudicial gender stereotypes and a discriminatory caste system in India, which sit at odds with the “New India” image promoted by the elites.

Land, conflict and injustice in India

Injustice in India

Graham Peebles examines India’s hidden war – the rural insurgency, officially described as a Maoist rebellion but in fact is a revolt fuelled by abject poverty, inequality and injustice, and chronic corruption.

India: sick from distorted development

India's sick

Graham Peebles shows how two decades of “economic miracle” in India have bypassed the overwhelming majority of the chronically poor and left them sicker and more destitute than ever before.

Commercialization and conflict in new India

India's wealth disparity

Graham Peebles views the causes of the insurgency in parts of India – poverty, neglect and government policy focused on enriching the corporate rich – and argues the case for sharing resources.

Human rights vs tyranny

Human rights

Alan Hart assesses the state of human rights and explains what must happen if the world’s population is to live as humans and not as animals or more like animals than humans.

Trafficking of children and women in India

Human trafficking in India

Graham Peebles views the plague of human trafficking afflicting India, and argues that the Indian government must act to implement regulations outlawing trafficking and associated criminality, including police and official corruption.

The struggle for justice in India’s Manipur

Manipur protest

Graham Peebles looks at how emergency laws introduced in India’s northeast in 1958 and still in force 61 years later are allowing the army and paramilitaries literally to get away with murder.

Corporate India vs indigenous peoples

Dalit Indian people

Graham Peebles calls for an alternative to the greedy corporate-driven capitalist totalitarianism that is confining millions of India’s indigenous Adivasi and Dalit peoples to poverty and the margins of society.

India’s inequality and destructive development

Indian inequality

Graham Peebles outlines the scale and depth of poverty, inequality and injustice pervading India under the banner of globalization and free market fundamentalism – what is known as the Indian economic “miracle”.