by Diana Johnstone GlobalResearch Jan 10, 2019 Or perhaps one should say, buried or revived? Because for the mass of ordinary people, far from the political, financial, media centers of power in Paris, democracy is already moribund, and their movement is an effort to save it. Ever since Margaret Thatcher decreed that “there is no … Continue reading Gilets Jaunes in 2019: French Democracy Dead or Alive?
No one gets closer to peace by silencing voices critical of a lethal status quo. We need a candid debate about the grim catastrophe unfolding in Israel. by Cornel West Guardian Dec 4, 2018 Why is it so difficult, if not impossible, to have a candid debate about the grim Israeli-Palestinian catastrophe that prevails in … Continue reading Why did CNN fire a pro-Palestinian commentator?
by Slavoj Zizek RT Dec 2, 2018 This week, a CNN poll revealed anti-Semitism is alive and well in Europe. A question now is: where does honest criticism of Israeli state policy end and anti-Semitism begin? The results are eye-opening and working. With 20 percent of young French people unaware of the Holocaust. Indeed, a … Continue reading Slavoj Zizek: Racism is alive and well in both Europe and Israel – with different victims
by Chris Hedges Truthdig Dec 3, 2018 “The Lobby,” the four-part Al-Jazeera documentary blocked under heavy Israeli pressure shortly before its release, was leaked online by the Chicago-based website Electronic Intifada, the French website Orient XXI, and the Lebanese newspaper Al-Akhbar. The series is an inside look over five months by an undercover reporter, armed with … Continue reading The Film the Israel Lobby Does Not Want You to See
Media Lens October 3, 2018 If there's one thing we've learned in the 17 years since Media Lens began, it's that media professionals generally hate being challenged, critiqued or criticised. This fierce antipathetical belligerence underlies the corporate media's total refusal to mention, far less discuss, a recent damning report on how the corporate media have … Continue reading Blanket Silence: Corporate Media Ignore New Report Exposing Distorted And Misleading Coverage of Corbyn