Israel’s March 2015 Elections

On January 11, 2015, in Articles, by admin

Israel’s March 2015 Elections by Lawrence Davidson   Part I – Trepidation There is trepidation in the Zionist ranks over the March 2015 elections for a new Knesset or parliament. It seems that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu got angry at his more “liberal” coalition partners Tzipi Livni and Yair Lapid because of their opposition to […]

The Fantasy of an Iran-US Partnership

On January 7, 2015, in Articles, by admin

The Fantasy of an Iran-US Partnership By Seyed Mohammad Marandi Western pundits who blithely assert that the Islamic Republic of Iran can or will cooperate with the United States in Iraq against ISIL ignore a basic problem; how can the US be a serious partner in fighting a terrorist movement that Washington may have played […]

The Israeli Connection

On January 7, 2015, in Articles, by admin

The Israeli Connection By Clive Hambidge and Soraya Boyd Supremacists in arms When one thinks of Israel today, one immediately thinks of a chain of inseparable  words:  impunity, immunity and deception; a bleak tableau which gives rise to an acrid blue sky laden with ideological chemtrails. No matter the attempt to quiet a synaptic leap […]

Attack on Academic Freedom Redux

On December 2, 2014, in Articles, by admin

Attack on Academic Freedom Redux by Lawrence Davidson Part I – The Present Moment Of late there has been news about attacks on academic freedom. Much of this is the result of aggressive efforts of Zionist organizations and individuals to silence those academics they see as enemies of Israel. The latest example of this is […]

The wreckage of a soul

On November 2, 2014, in Uncategorized, by admin

The wreckage of a soul By Soraya Boyd Drifting in the fevered winter of a desolate mind The captive pursuit of status and power a daily grind In such a space the stilled bells of conscience no longer toll For travailing arduously against sense and dignity many lose their soul The lure of a total […]

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Protecting the Children of Gaza

On October 29, 2014, in Articles, by admin

Protecting the Children of Gaza by Clive Hambidge Gianfranco Poggi’s Forms of Power explains with his usual clarity that he found it “difficult to define political power otherwise than with reference to organized violence; it is the command over this resource that allows one group, for example to ‘run things’ over a given territory.” He […]

ISIL, US intervention and the rise of the Iranian model

On October 6, 2014, in Articles, by admin

ISIL, US intervention and the rise of the Iranian model By Seyed Mohammad Marandi Western media coverage of Islam and the “Middle East” regularly dismisses any possibility of meaningful participatory politics outside the frame of western liberal democracy. When the West faces a challenge such as that posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and […]

International Law vs U.S. Democratic Practice

On September 14, 2014, in Articles, by admin

International Law vs U.S. Democratic Practice by Lawrence Davidson   Part I – The Importance of International Law International law is vital to the welfare of every man, woman and child on this planet, although the vast majority of them do not know this is so. The vital aspect lies in the fact that the […]

History shows Israel will again fail to implement its agreement with Hamas

On August 27, 2014, in Articles, by admin

History shows Israel will again fail to implement its agreement with Hamas By David Morrison 26 August 2014: Palestinian and Israeli leaders have finally agreed an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire to end the seven-week-old Gaza war. It is appropriate to recall that Israel’s last military offensive against Gaza in November 2012 also ended with an agreement concerning Gaza brokered by Egypt [1].  Under it, […]

The Liberal Zionist Dilemma

On August 19, 2014, in Articles, by admin

The Liberal Zionist Dilemma By Lawrence Davidson   Part I – The Liberal Ideal   Liberalism, framed as a socio-political ideal, argues that human beings are good and social progress achievable.  It is a “glass half-full” outlook. Within this paradigm all individuals, not just members of a specific religion, race or nationality, should have political […]