The Western establishment doesn’t appear to understand how Western journalists could exercise their own agency and judgment to critique U.S. foreign policy without them being agents of a foreign power, writes Joe Lauria.
Category: Civil Rights
Everybody In, Nobody Out
Liz Theoharis imagines building a pro-democracy movement attuned to the needs and dreams of everyday people.
ICC Criticized for Neglecting Probe of Israeli War Crimes
Rights groups are criticizing inaction by the ICC prosecutor in a year when more than 200 Palestinians, including many children, were killed in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, writes Marjorie Cohn.
Chris Hedges: Israel & the Rise of a New Fascism
The mask is being lifted from the face of Israel’s apartheid state, exposing a grinning death’s head that portends the obliteration of the few restraints against killing Palestinians.
Caitlin Johnstone: Normalizing Police Robot Murder
It makes sense that the U.S., where the police force is more heavily funded than almost any other nation’s entire military, is leading this charge.
Al Jazeera Sues Israeli Forces in Intl Criminal Court
The news network said the killing of Palestinian-America journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in May was part of a wider attack on journalists in Palestine.
Chris Hedges: Know Thine Enemy
The expedited legislation passed by Congress to avert a strike by railroad unions dealt one more blow in the decades long war waged by the two ruling parties against the working class.
Prayer & Political Peddling at US High Court
Based on recent exposés about lobbying efforts by the Christian right, Marjorie Cohn says Congress should pass a code of judicial ethics for the Supreme Court.
UK Govt Deployed 15 Staff on Secret Op to Seize Assange
New information raises further concerns about the politicization of the WikiLeaks founder’s legal case, Matt Kennard reports.
Campaigning to Free Ukraine’s Kononovich Brothers
Just after the onset of the war, the Ukrainian government arrested and imprisoned the two communist youth leaders, accusing them of pro-Russian and pro-Belarusian political views.