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Protesters Block Downtown Oil Train Tracks; Legislative Candidate Jess Spear Arrested | Slog

“It shows you the importance of non-violent civil disobedience like this,” Sawant told The Stranger’s Ansel Herz by phone. “And it’s happening in the context of the oil train derailment. 107 more words

International

PressTV - I killed 13 Palestinian kids today: Israeli sniper

An Israeli sniper has admitted to killing 13 children in the Gaza Strip in one day, as Tel Aviv continues its aerial and ground attacks in the besieged enclave.Posting on an Instagram account, David Ovadia released a photo of himself holding a sniper rifle.The image with his post, however, was deleted entirely by hackers from an anonymous group. 121 more words

International

Argentina Trying to Side Step U.S. Vultures*

Argentina Trying to Side Step U.S. Vultures*

Talks aimed at averting Argentina’s second default in 13 years has ended with bitter recriminations as the South American country said it could not accept a deal with US hedge fund creditors it dismisses as “vultures”. 921 more words

Society

One of Israel’s Greatest Spies

One of Israel’s Greatest Spies

Born 16/26th December 1924 as Эли Коэн, Камал Амин Тават, אלי כהן‎, Eliahu (Eli) ben Shaoul Cohen (Hebrew: אֱלִיָּהוּ בֵּן שָׁאוּל כֹּהֵן, he was born in the Mediterranean city of Alexandra, Egypt. 925 more words

Society

Commonwealth, colonialism and the International Community.

I want to look into the relevance of the Commonwealth, how the effects of colonialism affect relations between former colonies and their former ‘rulers’ compared to members of the commonwealth, and whether there is an equivalent for former colonies that were not colonised by the British empire. 674 more words

The Iron Dome Hoax*

The Iron Dome Hoax*

An Israeli scientist and award-winning security expert has called the Iron Dome missile defence system “the biggest hoax the world has seen”, … 521 more words

Humanities

Violence, Colonialism and Frantz Fanon

Frantz Fanon was one of the great prophetic voices of the anti-colonial and anti-racist struggle. His ‘The Wretched of the Earth’ shook many people deep down to their roots and told an untold story. 38 more words