colonialism

Article Explaining Why Israel is a Racist State Embarrasses Labour Party

Article Explaining Why Israel is a Racist State Embarrasses Labour Party

September 30, 2018

Moshé Machover authored an article proving that the Labour acceptance of the IHRA definition of anti-Semitism cannot coexist with free speech on Israel.  This scholar and Israeli veteran linked the racist nature of the Israeli state to its colonialist roots

Emmanuel Macron in Africa

July 9, 2018
France's neoliberal President Emmanuel Macron has repeatedly told people in Nigeria, Algeria, and beyond to just "move on" after a century of murderous colonialism. Activist Baba Aye speaks with TRNN's Ben Norton about the ongoing harms of imperialism and neo-colonialism in Africa

‘Freedom Flotilla’ Heading for Gaza to Raise Awareness

June 11, 2018

We speak with Ron Rousseau, the second Vice President of Canada’s Yukon Federation of Labor, who is on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, which is now heading south along the coast of France

The Balfour Declaration: How 67 Words Shaped the Middle East

November 2, 2017

One hundred years after the Balfour Declaration, Britain’s colonial legacy endures, says TRNN’s Shir Hever

Why do Far-Right White Nationalists Support Zionism?

October 26, 2017

The state of Israel is a model for the extreme right in the US and in Europe

The Empire Files

August 14, 2017
In this sequel to The Empire Files’ report on trafficked Filipina domestic workers, Damayan’s Linda Oalican provides a deeper context to the epidemic of human trafficking by guiding us through the history of colonialism, resistance and US domination of the islands

The Real News on the Middle East

July 10, 2017
Richard Silverstein discusses Israel’s silenced history of racially motivated medical malpractice

Puerto Rico ‘Rescue’ Bill to Reinforce Colonial Relationship with US

July 1, 2016

The Puerto Rico debt bill “will impose a fiscal control board that is going to watch out more for the billionaires and millionaires in Wall Street than it is going to watch out for the millions of Americans living on the island,” said activist Julio Lopez. The legislation will create a federal oversight board appointed…

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…