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Posted inArticle, Politics and Movements: US

Israel’s shadowy role in Guatemala’s dirty war

By Gabriel Schivone. The Electronic Intifada Israel’s well-documented role in Guatemala’s Dirty War that left more than 200,000 dead has not been met with justice. William Gularte Reuters Last year was a busy one for Guatemala’s criminal justice system. January 2016 saw the arrests of 18 former military officers for their alleged part in the country’s dirty […]

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Price for Witnessing Against War

By Ray McGovern. This article was first published on Consortium News. The funeral for anti-war priest Daniel Berrigan was a reminder of humanity’s need to challenge immoral government actions and the price that one pays for doing so, writes ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern. Fr. Daniel Berrigan’s funeral was being live-streamed Friday, as I started to […]

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From Jerusalem, Yet Another Great Leap Backwards

by Andrew Levine. This article was first published on Counterpunch. Before World War I shattered the illusion, it was widely assumed in the West that wars between European powers — and in the Americas and perhaps also in eastern Asia – were on their way to becoming relics of a less civilized past. Over the […]

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Working Class Politics After the NDP

By Sam Gindin and Michael Hurley. This article was first published on Socialist Project. Introduction: Crisis in Labour Politics The issue that we can’t ignore this Labour Day is the disorientation in our movement’s politics. List the issues working people are most concerned about today – whether deindustrialization, unemployment and underemployment; access to healthcare, childcare […]

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Palestine in Canadian Politics

Dan Freeman-Maloy. This article was first published on Socialist Project. Early this month, the Canadian section of Israel’s quasi-governmental Jewish National Fund (JNF) made a big show of honouring Stephen Harper at its annual “Negev Dinner.” It was the first time a sitting Canadian prime minister served as the gala’s honouree – and a grating […]

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Israel’s Window to Bomb Iran

Israeli leaders continue to pound the drum about taking out Iran’s nuclear program – and some hardliners may want to strike soon, fearing the window of opportunity will close if President Barack Obama wins reelection and is less susceptible to political pressures, as ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern observes. By Ray McGovern There are mounting signs […]