JERUSALEM (AP) — American writer Alice Walker won’t let an Israeli publisher release a newHebrew edition of her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, “The Color Purple,” saying she objects to Israel’s treatment of the Palestinian people.
Walker, an ardent pro-Palestinian activist, said in a letter to Yediot Books that Israel practices “apartheid” and must change its policies before her works can be published there.
“I would so like knowing my books are read by the people of your country, especially by [...]
Also mentioned in article that individual police officers to be given authority to introduce new laws.
From BBC News:
The law, which takes effect on Friday, says anyone selling goods or services to Belarus citizens on the web must use the .by Belarusian domain name.
That would make it illegal for firms like Amazon or eBay to sell goods to customers in Belarus.
Fines for breaking the law range as high as 1m Belarus [...]
Before It’s News
Sept 24, 2011
At mid-day on Friday, September 23, 2011, the popular alternative news blog, ActivistPost.com, was taken offline. Activist Post receives over one million views per month and has been hosted by Google’s Blogger since its founding in June 2010.
“We remain puzzled as to why Activist Post was erased completely by Google,” said chief editor and co-founder Michael Edwards. “When we tried [...]
RT’s Kevin Owen talks to Anthony Wile, founder and chief editor of political website thedailybell.com, about Washington’s latest deal to raise the US debt ceiling and avert a potentially devastating default.
Friday, May 06, 2011
Has the UN’s intervention in Libya been about the Libyan Gold Dinar?, Mexico Central Bank Buys Gold
Remember when some people speculated that the Iraq war had been prompted by Saddam’s proposal to price her oil trades in Euro?
Well, here is another theory on why the UN has intervened in Libya’s civil war and wants Gaddafi ousted: the Libyan Gold Dinar.
Says the Daily Bell, (bold emphasis mine)
Some believe it is about protecting civilians, others say it is about oil, but some are convinced intervention in Libya is all about Gaddafi’s plan to introduce the gold dinar, a single African currency made from gold, a true sharing of the wealth.
“It’s one of these things that you have to plan almost in secret, because as soon as you say you’re going to [...]