Israel’s Ever-More Sadistic Reprisals Help Shore up a Sense of Victimhood

By Jonathan Cook on July 11, 2017

When Israel passed a new counter-terrorism law last year, Ayman Odeh, a leader of the country’s large minority of Palestinian citizens, described its draconian measures as colonialism’s “last gasp”. He said: “I see … the panic of the French at the end of the occupation of Algeria.” (more…)

Crisis of US Exceptionalism

By Danny Haiphong July 11, 2017

Last week, a large number of people celebrated the origins myth of the US nation-state. The US government grants workers the day off every July 4th. (more…)

Hiding US Lies About Libyan Invasion

By Joe Lauria on July 7, 2017

In George Orwell’s 1949 dystopian novel 1984, the protagonist Winston Smith’s job was to delve into The Times of London archive and rewrite stories that could cause trouble for the totalitarian government ruling Britain. (more…)

Work on Bridge over Cuba’s Largest River Continues at a Good Pace

July 12, 2017

Venezuelan workers helping to reconstruct the bridge over the Toa River in Cuba.

When the media in the U.S. talks about the relationship that Cuba has with the Bolivarian Government of Venezuela it is always described simply as based on Cuba’s dependency on Venezuelan oil leaving out perhaps a more important aspect of it; (more…)

Abby Martin Busts Open Myths on Venezuela’s Food Crisis: ‘Shelves Fully Stocked’

July 11, 2017

As part of the episode “Abby Martin in Venezuela – Supermarkets to Black Markets,” Martin enters local grocery stores, big and small, with hidden cameras to see if they are completely out of stock — as they are commonly depicted by mainstream media. (more…)

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