Daily Archives: December 1, 2014

War— Everywhere is War! War in the East …

by Michael Novick, Anti-Racist Action “Until the philosophy which holds one race superior and another inferior is finally and permanently discredited and abandoned, everywhere is war… and until human rights are equally guaranteed to all without regard to race, there is war.” —Haile Selassie, popularized by Bob Marley in “War” An increasingly desperate US Empire…

2014 State and Federal Election Results

by Bella De Soto   Thanks to http://ballotpedia.org for the following research. You may donate at their website for their detailed and timely coverage of the national elections on Nov. 4, 2014.   The 2014 general election resulted in sweeping gains for Republicans at the federal and state levels, up and down the ballot. Republicans…

December 2014 Calendar

December 2014: all month War and People Art Exhibition. Focused on the Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988), the Israel-Palestine Wars (1948 & 1967), the Lebanon Civil War (1975-1990), and the Syrian War (2011-2014). With a spoken word evening (see Dec 4). Muslim, Christian & Jewish artists and contributors. Free, donations welcome. Inside/Outside Gallery, Levantine Cultural Center, 5998…

The Untold History of the U.S.

by Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick Gallery Books, Simon & Schuster,  NY, 2012 Reviewed by Jeffrey Hirsch This is the finest book on recent US history I’ve ever read. Written by filmmaker Oliver Stone and Prof. Peter Kuznick, of American University in DC, this 800-page book dots the i’s, crosses the t’s, and amplifies many…

LIFE INC. by Ernest Rosenthal

Life is the product cheapest to produce; – control; – exploit;  to  market; – harvest- or expropriate;   – extinguish; – or just leave to rot…. its cheap profusion, programmed in the glands of man or beast, anticipated in prophetic seed, is self-perpetuating – at no added cost… – and ‘man’ can force it into tender…

Connecting the Dots: BDS Organizing & the HP Boycott Campaign

by Sherna Berger Gluck On the heels of several BDS successes, including widening support in the US for the academic boycott following the 2013 American Studies Association (ASA) resolution, there’s a growing sense the tide is turning. More academics are organizing boycott campaigns in their professional organizations – notably anthropologists, historians and Middle East studies…

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