Prosecute Israel for Gaza war crimes

Israel faces its own evil

Gilad Atzmon argues that on the eve of the collapse of the Gaza ceasefire, Netanyahu faced a dilemma: to lift the Gaza blockade or to end up at the International Criminal Court. More »

Liberal Zionist dilemma

The liberal Zionist dilemma

Lawrence Davidson highlights the contradiction between universal civil and political rights and support for Zionist state. He says that, faced with the choice, most “liberal” Zionists would ditch the veil of liberalism. More »

David Cameron and the Israeli flag

Freedom to live ordinary lives…

Stuart Littlewood argues that while Israel continues to ride roughshod over international law and the will of the international community, Britain’s Conservative-led government continues to regurgitate the same tired old messages. More »

Zionism corrupting US democracy

Open letter to President Obama: Your legacy

Alan Hart spells out, in an open letter to US President Barack Obama, what it would take for Obama not to go down in history as a Zionist stooge and a joke. More »

Broken promises and broken dreams

Gaza: raw power and the murdering of justice

As the Gaza conflict rages, Stuart Littlewood asks whatever happened to the US-Quartet Agreement, signed by Israel, “to give the Palestinian people freedom to move, to trade, to live ordinary lives”? More »

Israeli losers

The Gaza conflict: losers and consequences

Uri Avnery looks at who has come out worse from the month-long Gaza conflict, and assesses the consequences for Israel domestically and internationally, and for Hamas and the Palestinian Authority. More »

Israeli degrading of international law

Israel and the erosion of international law

Lawrence Davidson looks at how criminal Israeli behaviour, and US protection of that behaviour at international forums, have degraded international humanitarian law, which is now selectively applied to target weak states. More »

Liar Binyamin Netanyahu

Israeli deceptions and Western collusion

Jonathan Cook explores the strategic objectives behind Israeli PM Netanyahu’s deception – parroted ad nauseum by Western media and politicians – from the alleged capture of an officer to the “self-defence” narrative. More »

Sharing

The case for a new global paradigm

Graham Peebles argues the case for global change which places sharing, sustainability and cooperation – not competition, greed and abundance – at its heart, and cultivates tolerance, individuality, trust and social unity. More »

Tunnel vision

Israel’s ever-changing goals, and its tunnel vision

Uri Avnery traces the ever changing goals of the Israeli aggression against Gaza, argues against demonizing “the enemy” and pleas for understanding – essential for waging war and making peace. More »

Tag: India

A worldwide revolution of ideas is needed

Ideas revolution

Graham Peebles says a root and branch revolution of the fundamental ideas on which contemporary capitalist societies are built is essential if the causes of conflict and disharmony are to be eliminated.

Narendra Modi, India’s new prime minister

Narendra Modi

Graham Peebles asks if newly elected nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in tune with the time and possess the vision and imagination needed to create a healthy society in India.

Corporate-state corruption in India

Truth about India corruption

Graham Peebles examines the scale of corporate and state corruption in India, which is enriching the few super rich, impoverishing the vast majority and turning the country into a failed state.

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.

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.

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.

Trading women for profit

Women trafficking

Graham Peebles examines the worldwide problem of trafficking in women in the context of a global capitalist system that gives primacy to the commercialisation and commodification of everything and everyone.

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.