Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Robert Fisk: I saw these brave doctors trying to save lives – these charges are a pack of lies - Robert Fisk, Commentators - The Independent

Robert Fisk: I saw these brave doctors trying to save lives – these charges are a pack of lies - Robert Fisk, Commentators - The Independent: "Has the Khalifa family gone mad? Yesterday, the Bahraini royal family started an utterly fraudulent trial of 48 surgeons, doctors, paramedics and nurses, accusing them of trying to topple the tin-pot monarchy of this Sunni minority emirate."

Monday, June 13, 2011

Empire of bases | Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Empire of bases | Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: "According to the Pentagon's own list PDF, the answer is around 865, but if you include the new bases in Iraq and Afghanistan it is over a thousand. These thousand bases constitute 95 percent of all the military bases any country in the world maintains on any other country's territory. In other words, the United States is to military bases as Heinz is to ketchup."

Chris Hedges: No Justice in Kafka’s America - Chris Hedges' Columns - Truthdig

Chris Hedges: No Justice in Kafka’s America - Chris Hedges' Columns - Truthdig: "Justice has become as unattainable for Muslim activists in the United States as it was for Kafka’s frustrated petitioner. The draconian legal mechanisms that condemn Muslim Americans who speak out publicly about the outrages we commit in the Middle East have left many, including Syed Fahad Hashmi, wasting away in supermax prisons."

We Are The Terrorists | Sabbah Report

We Are The Terrorists | Sabbah Report: "We have an obligation to every last victim of this illegal aggression because all of this carnage has been done in our name. Since World War II, 90% of the casualties of war are unarmed civilians. 1/3 of them children. Our victims have done nothing to us."

Sunday, June 12, 2011