military coup

Mugabe’s Resignation May Present New Opportunities for Zimbabwe

November 18, 2017

The military coup in Zimbabwe and a leadership crisis within the ruling party has created an opportunity for a “national transitional authority,” which may be the best option for long-oppressed Zimbabweans, says Horace Campbell of the University of Ghana UPDATE (Nov. 21): President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe resigned on Tuesday, following pressure from the military…

Historian: If Russia Meddled, It Was ‘Average’

July 23, 2017

Dov Levin of Carnegie Mellon University looked at U.S. and Russian interference in other countries’ elections since World War II and found that the U.S. was far in the lead, interfering over 80 times — and in far more impactful ways than alleged hacking and fake news

Egypt

March 24, 2014
Journalist Mohamed Elmeshad says that hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood members were sentenced to death for a single death while many police officers still remain on trial for over a thousand killed during the Egyptian Revolution

Yousef Alhelou Reporting From Gaza

September 20, 2013
Egypt’s coup regime limits access to the Rafah border crossing, stranding thousands of patients, students and business people

Martin Luther King Jr.

August 26, 2013
Writer and activist Ajamu Baraka explains why President Obama should not be welcomed at the March on Washington Commemoration

Reality Asserts Itself - Max Blumenthal

August 19, 2013
In Pt 2 of 4 of Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay and Max Blumenthal discuss US foreign policy from Bush to Obama and the concept that in “defense of civilization”, every crime is acceptable