Vijay Prashad highlights workers’ struggles in the second half of the 20th century against Third World dictatorial regimes put in place by anti-communist oligarchies and their allies in the West.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: Dimming the Lights
Two U.S. universities have recently taken the cultivation of ignorance to new lows, although at this point one hesitates to make any assumption as to where the bottom lies.
Cruelties of the Queen’s Reign
Victims of British imperialism explain why they are far from mourning the death of the U.K. monarch.
The Hierarchy of Tribalisms
Westerners should forget about liberating Ukraine, writes Jonathan Cook. First we need to liberate our own minds so we can acknowledge our threatening presence in the world.
FW de Klerk: South Africa’s Last Apartheid President
The man who shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Mandela was driven by pragmatism, not idealism, writes Christi van der Westhuizen.
Where Flowers Find No Peace to Grow
The denial of humanity to more than half the world’s population remains part of the broad framework of our world system, writes Vijay Prashad.
The Possibility of Thought & BDS
Mohammad Shabangu, a Black South African academic, analyzes the unspoken and accepted censorship around the question of Palestine in his U.S. classroom.
Twisting UK Law to Criminalize Dissent on Palestine
Craig Murray denounces the U.K.’s persecution of Richard Barnard for calling out his country’s role in the manufacture of instruments for the death and maiming of Palestinians.
Human Rights Watch Designating Israel’s Crimes as Apartheid Is a Very Big Deal
It will significantly strengthen efforts to change U.S. policy, writes Phyllis Bennis.
Human Rights Watch: Israel Guilty of Apartheid
Among the recommendations laid out in the report is for the International Criminal Court to investigate alleged crimes against humanity.