‘Deranking’ RT and Sputnik: From an Open Internet, Back to the Dark Ages

By Jonathan Cook Can anyone still doubt that access to a relatively free and open internet is rapidly coming to an end in the west? In China and other autocratic regimes, leaders have simply bent the internet to their will, censoring content that threatens their rule. But in the “democratic” west, it is being done […]

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70 Years of Broken Promises: The Untold Story of the Partition Plan

By Ramzy Baroud In a recent talk before Chatham House think-tank in London, Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, approached the issue of a Palestinian state from an intellectual perspective. Before we think of establishing a Palestinian state, he mused, “it is time we reassessed whether the modern model we have of sovereignty, and unfettered sovereignty, […]

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US to Probe Kushner’s Relations with Israel

US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner is facing investigation for contact with senior Israeli officials in an attempt to block a UN resolution condemning Israel’s occupation, the Washington Post reported yesterday. Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 US presidential elections, is reportedly looking into efforts made […]

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Caribbean Folk Singer Mighty Gabby Sings for Palestine (VIDEO)

Barbadian calypsonian and folk singer Anthony Feteiit, better known as “Mighty Gabby”, wrote a song for Palestine which he sang for the first time last Tuesday at the Venezuelan Cultural Institute during the Palestinian Film and Arts Festival week. The singer, regarded as the “foremost folk singer in Barbados”, said he wrote the song because […]

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Syria, ‘Experts’ and George Monbiot: How the IAEA Conspired with Israel and US

By Jonathan Cook – Nazareth Investigative journalist Gareth Porter has published two exclusives whose import is far greater than may be immediately apparent. They concern Israel’s bombing in 2007 of a supposed nuclear plant secretly built, according to a self-serving US and Israeli narrative, by Syrian leader Bashar Assad. Although the attack on the “nuclear […]

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Is Socialism a Failure? – Deconstructing Hannon’s Bizarre Argument

By Jim Miles Recently at the UN Donald Trump described socialism as a system that brought “anguish, devastation and failure.”  Just today Zero Hedge posted a commentary about Dan Hannon “demolishing socialism in 100 seconds.”  I went to Youtube and found what is probably its origination, an Oxford Union debate posted April, 2014. Trump offered […]

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