Tag Archives: Al Jazeera

Why Are Some on the Left Falling for Fake News on Syria? by Sonali Kolhatkar

If leftist and progressive calls to curb American imperialism are to be taken seriously, our analysis of international relations and foreign policy needs to be far more sophisticated.

Building the Iron Wall by Chris Hedges

The iron wall is rising. It will cement into place a global system of corporate totalitarianism…

In an unprecedented court escalation, Trump protesters could be facing decades in prison for Inauguration demonstrations

The American Civil Liberties Union has called these new laws “unconstitutional,” vowing to “fight in statehouses against any bill that violates the First Amendment.”

Water Is Being Used as a Weapon of War in Syria, Red Cross Says

Deliberate cuts to water and electricity supplies are causing significant suffering to civilian inhabitants of the Syrian city of Aleppo, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

VIDEO: Noam Chomsky on Why Israel and the U.S. Created the Myth of the Iranian Nuclear Threat

Chomsky: “What exactly is the threat of Iran?”

Evergreene Digest: Seymour Hersh | Obama Lied About Bin Laden Raid

“The White House’s story might have been written by Lewis Carroll: would bin Laden, target of a massive international manhunt, really decide that a resort town forty miles from Islamabad would be the safest place to live and command al-Qaida’s operations?” High-level lying remains the modus operandi of (Obama-led) US policy, along with secret prisons, […]

Greg Palast: Jim Crow returns — Millions of minority voters threatened by electoral purge

 If even a fraction of those names are blocked from voting or purged from voter rolls, it could alter the outcome of next week’s electoral battle for control of the U.S. Senate — and perhaps prove decisive in the 2016 presidential vote count. By Greg Palast for Al Jazeera America Photos by Zach D. Roberts […]

The Corbett Report: Mimi Al Laham (“Syrian Girl”) Breaks Down the Geneva II Syrian “Peace” Talks

Mimi Al Laham (aka “Syrian Girl”) joins us once again to discuss the latest round of Syrian peace negotiations in Geneva, Switzerland. We talk about what Syria hopes to accomplish with the talks, where we can expect negotiations to go from here, the chemical weapons disarmament issue, and questions about Al Qaeda’s relation to the […]

Nygaard Notes: Why Media?

Nygaard Notes Independent Periodic News and Analysis Number 534, July 25, 2013 On the Web at http://www.nygaardnotes.org/ ****** 1.  “Quote” of the Week: “What Americans Want to See and Hear When They Watch the News” 2.  Thinking Dualistically Leads to Confusion: Here’s How 3.  Why Study Media? ****** Now available on the Web at   http://www.nygaardnotes.org/

Glenn Greenwald> Tongue-cutting at Al Jazeera

Tongue-cutting at Al Jazeera BY GLENN GREENWALD   March 31, 2012   Salon.com John Podhoretz  (updated below [Sun.]) I’m currently conducting interviews as a follow-up to the rather acrimonious debate that erupted this week from my argument that “terrorism expertise” is not an actual discipline, but rather (like the term “terrorism” itself) just another instrument for legitimizing the violence […]

Tomgram: Engelhardt, Lessons from Lost Wars in 2012

Tomgram: Engelhardt, Lessons from Lost Wars in 2012 Posted by Tom Engelhardt at 9:10am, January 3, 2012. [Note for TomDispatch Readers:  We’re back, ready to do our best to keep up with what’s certain to be a tumultuous 2012, starting with an assessment of America’s lost wars in the Greater Middle East.  By the way, I made an […]

Video, WikiLeaks: US cable tells of Israel’s ‘harsh measures’ via Al Jazeera

WikiLeaks:  US cable tells of Israel’s ‘harsh measures’ via Al Jazeera Sunday, September 4, 2011 – Wikileaks  via Al Jazeera US government officials have been well aware of Israel’s harsh methods of dealing with peaceful protests in the occupied Palestinian territory of West Bank for quite some time, according to a recently leaked WikiLeaks diplomatic […]

From Spain: People and Power: The Indignants, a video

People and Power: The Indignants Why Spain’s young people took to the streets in protest at the economic crisis gripping their country. [And were joined by Spanish citizens of all ages and backgrounds.] Posted on english.aljazeera.net Demonstrations, marches, rallies. For months now hundreds of thousands of Europeans have been expressing their anger at government imposed austerity measures.  Recently […]