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In Historic Protest Israel’s Orthodox Break with Settler Right

March 10, 2014

On Wednesday, March 6th the Israeli government’s Shaked Committee approved a law proposal that would extend forced conscription to the Jewish Orthodox. Today in Israel, military service is mandatory for all Jewish citizens, except the ultra Orthodox. The history of this exemption goes back to the founding of the state and has caused increasing tension…

Should People Boycott Israel?

February 18, 2014
Israeli government allocates millions to launch a campaign of PR and intelligence-gathering on those supporting boycott

Karzai Justified in Refusal of Bilateral Security Agreement

February 17, 2014

Larry Wilkerson: Afghan President Hamid Karzai is justified in his refusal to accept the terms of the bilateral security agreement, which would keep ten bases under US control and grant troops immunity

NAFTA Strengthened Canada’s Corporate Class

January 7, 2014

Engler: Free trade deal bolstered neoliberal capitalism in Canada and opened it up to further resource extraction

NAFTA

January 2, 2014
On the 20th anniversary of NAFTA, immigration and labor activist David Bacon says that the trade agreement created Mexican billionaires, kept Mexican workers’ wages flat, destroyed US jobs – and revealed the need for worker solidarity across borders

Canada Stands Firm Against Iran Nuke Deal, Cozies Up to Israel & Saudi Arabia

December 3, 2013

Canada defies international consensus on Iran as PM Harper seeks to increase weapons sales to Saudi Arabia

Former IAEA Inspector: Iran's Nuclear Program Now Consistent with Peaceful Purposes

November 24, 2013
Robert Kelley explains how Iran’s nuclear development is now consistent with power-production

Israelis and Palestinians Turn to One-State Solution

November 20, 2013

On Thursday, Nov 14 the two chief negotiators of the Palestinian Authority handed their resignation from the talks with Israel, mediated by the US. Appointed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says the resignations do not affect the PA’s commitment to this round which began in July and is scheduled to complete in April. But many on…

Wikileaks Exposes the TPP as a Capitulation to Corporate Interests

November 14, 2013

Kevin Zeese: Obama administration’s Fast Track authority plan derailed by bipartisan outrage.