Arriving in a village in southern Vietnam, I caught sight of two
children who bore witness to the longest war of the 20th century. Their
terrible deformities were familiar. All along the Mekong river, where
the forests were petrified and silent, small human mutations lived as
best they could.
Today,... » read this article
Photographer Monika Bulaj shares powerful, intimate images of
Afghanistan -- of home life, of ritual, of men and women. Behind the
headlines, what does the world truly know about this place?
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Arundhati Roy speaking at the People's University in Washington
Square Park, New York, held at Judson Memorial Church, 16 November 2011
Tuesday morning, the police cleared
Zuccotti Park, but today the people are back. The police should know
that this protest is not a battle for territory. We're not fighting... » read this article
The FBI, under considerable pressure to produce results, has resorted to unjust measures to create villains of domestic terror.
July 11, 2011
On August 28, 2008, two childhood friends from Midland, Texas, Bradley Crowder and David McKay, traveled north to join thousands of protesters at the 2008 Republican National Convention... » read this article
President Obama recently reshuffled his top Washington warriors, sending CIA Director Leon Panetta, a man who knows Congress well, on to the Pentagon to replace retiring Secretary of Defense Robert Gates. In turn, the president is bringing in General David Petraeus, present Afghan War Commander, former Centcom commander, and former... » read this article
Ramzy Baroud. Asia Times (article). Occupied Palestine (funeral) , Asia TImes and Occupied Palestine
Mourners gather in Palestine and Italy for Vittorio’s funeral
Yesterday evening mourners gathered in Ramallah and Gaza in memorial events for ISM activist Vittorio Arrigoni. The events were planned to coincide with Vittorio’s funeral in Bulciago, Italy, which was attended by hundreds of people.
In Ramallah, crowds gathered outside the... » read this article
TORONTO—Once celebrated as a sanctuary for American soldiers unwilling to fight in Vietnam, present-day Canada, led by a conservative minority government, has turned its back on Iraq War deserters. The ones who have crossed the border since the 2003 invasion live in fear of deportation and imprisonment.
On a... » read this article
George Capaccio. Axis of Logic exclusive , Axis of Logic
It was, after all, New Year’s Eve, and Lynn our hostess naturally wanted the evening to be a festive occasion. She and her husband Carl had spared no expense in providing us with the most decorous of settings in which to welcome the birth of the New Year. Besides offering... » read this article