RT to Israeli apologist: “You are in effect targeting an entire population, aren’t you?“
from Russia Today:
Israel continues to shower Gaza with rockets from both air and sea, with the number killed in the strikes almost doubling within the past day. The Palestinian death toll reportedly exceeds 100 – around half of them civilians, including women and children.
As the civilian death toll mounts, so does criticism of Israel – for what many see as [...]
IN THE HOUSE of Commons, on 18 September 2012, MP Paul Flynn was kicked out of the UK parliament for telling the defence secretary Phillip Hammond that he was using British soldiers as human shields for ministers’ reputations by sending them to die in vain in a war which was lost.
He compared Hammond and other government ministers to politicians in the First World War “who lied and soldiers died.” Paul [...]
June 17, 2012
Over the last week, the US has been outright caught lying – admittedly by Pentagon officials, regarding Russian gunships being shipped to Syria. In New York Times’ “Copters in Syria May Not Be New, U.S. Officials Say,” a senior defense department official admitted when US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made her fraudulent claim regarding Russian weapon shipments, she “put a little spin on it to put [...]
As international pressure against Syrian regime is ratcheting up France has urged to use UN-sanctioned force to implement Kofi Annan peace plan with a no-fly zone being an option.
In his strongest statement on Syria French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius proposed making the six-point peace plan obligatory by invoking the UN’s “Charter 7” provision which allows the Security Council to authorize actions ranging from sanctions to military intervention.
“The situation in Syria [...]
I’ve had that opportunity to speak with dozens of protesters this past year from Occupy and similar movements. I’ve also spoken with many more store owners, residents and people working in the area. I keep hearing these two things from the public:
I agree with the protesters but they are acting juvenile.
What specifically do they want?
Now I understand the majority of the time it isn’t the protesters causing the violence and [...]
You’d be wise to keep a cool head if you’re going to CPAC. From the D.C. AFL-CIO:
Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO)With workshops like “Return of Big Labor: What Can We Learn from Wisconsin & Ohio,” and “Taking back Wall Street: The Tea Party vs. Occupy Wall Street,” the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) descends on the nation’s capital February 9-11 and local labor activists are planning a DC lesson to ensure that [...]