Tag Archives: United Nations
Woman walks along hurricane-devastated street in Port-au-Prince, Wednesday, March 24, 2010. Photo by Jorge Saenz / AP.Haiti today: Looking more and more like a war zone “The U.N. is a big, huge, heavy bureaucracy. And bureaucracies do not work well … finish reading Ansel Herz : Haiti Looking More Like a War Zone
These Israeli myth mongers have to be the most cynical lot on Earth. I, for one, am so tired of hearing this drivel from them that I could just scream. These guys are perfectly content massacring hundreds of Palestinians at … finish reading The Sky Is Falling, the Sky Is Falling !!
Kiss the Era of Human Rights Goodbye: What Bush Willed to Obama and the WorldBy Karen J. Greenberg / April 30, 2009 These days, it’s virtually impossible to escape the world of torture the Bush administration constructed. Whether we like … finish reading Concern About Human Rights May Be a Thing of the Past
Haitian suburb. See video below. Haiti needs U.S. support for democracyBy Ansel Herz / The Rag Blog / May 1, 2009 Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stood on the floor of a textile factory in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, earlier this month … finish reading Haiti Needs More Than Words from the U.S.
Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad during press conference at the European headquarters of the UN in Geneva, Switzerland. Photo by Laurent Gillieronv / EPA. I hope in time to respond in detail to Nima Shirazi’s discussion of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s … finish reading Ahmadinejad : Iran Hands Israel a Gift
Durban II: Alethophobic BoogalooBy Nima Shirazi / The Rag Blog / April 20, 2009 “There is nothing to fear except the persistent refusal to find out the truth, the persistent refusal to analyze the causes of happenings.” — Dorothy Thompson … finish reading Dissecting Ahmadinejad’s Address to Durban II
Danny Glover. This should be a moment for the United States to rejoin the global struggle against racism, the struggle that the Bush administration so arrogantly abandoned. I hope President Obama will agree that the United States must participate with … finish reading Danny Glover : Barack Obama Must Support the Global Struggle Against Racism
The continued US fear-mongering, as enumerated at the top of Jeffrey Lewis’ article should stop. Iran is not demonstrably pursuing a program to develop nuclear weapons. There is also no evidence whatsoever that Iran intends to start such a weapons … finish reading Iran: No Nuclear Weapons Program, PERIOD
RIGHTS: Human Slavery Thriving in the ShadowsBy Mirela Xanthaki / February 13, 2009 “Dora”, a young Mexican woman, was helped by another Mexican woman to cross the U.S. border in the promise of a good job there. She ended up … finish reading Lincoln: ‘If Slavery Is Not Wrong, Nothing Is Wrong’
Israeli PM Ehud Olmert Claims to be Able to Order Bush Around By Juan Cole / January 13, 2009 So outgoing Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was speaking in Ashkelon on Monday, and he said the most amazing thing. The … finish reading Bush Is a Puppet and Ehud Olmert Holds the Strings