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 »

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Sharing – the alternative to inequality and collapse 

Sharing and inequality

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.

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.

The boycott of Israel reaches tipping point

The boycott Israel bell is tolling loud and clear but has it reached the tipping point? Writing in +972 Magazine, Ami Kaufman argues that, judging by the number and weight of businesses

World inequality, disorder and indifference

Inequality worldcloud

Graham Peebles examines the consequences of worldwide inequality, and the complacency it breeds among the tiny number of beneficiaries, and senses signs of hope, “a new consciousness of synthesis, tolerance and cooperation”.

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.

Senior Israeli politician warns the growing boycott is serious

One by one, Israeli officials are facing up to the inevitability of Abraham Lincoln’s utterance ”You can fool some of the people all the time, and all of the people some of

Spotlight on worldwide inequality

Inequality

Graham Peebles highlights the causes and consequences of inequality between and within nations which, unless properly addressed, can only increase social tensions, community divisions and other poisons that cause terrible suffering.

Netherlands tightens noose around apartheid Israel’s neck

The New Year has begun rather ominously for the racist state of Israel. On 7 January one of Europe’s largest pension fund administrators, PGGM, announced that it will divest from five Israeli

The choice: abject poverty or domestic servitude

Domestic workers protesting

Graham Peebles examines the plight of the millions of women and girls forced by poverty to seek employment as domestic workers in richer countries, where they are exploited, abused and enslaved.