Mark Weisbrot, Obama increasingly isolated as opposition to war on Syria mounts

Richard Falk, US warmaking in Syria at expense of democracy

Matthew Yglesias, The case for not bombing Syria

Gauteng police boss appointment reversed on day of announcement

The announced appointment and withdrawal of the appointment of the Gauteng police commissioner within hours in one day, Continue reading

Jason Hirthler, The Banality of empire

Tariq Ali, The vassals revolt

US prepares unilateral strike in Syria

Gareth Porter In rush to strike Syria, US tried to derail UN probe

Tariq Ali, On intervening in Syria

Does US have evidence that Syrian government used chemical weapons?

Robert Fisk, On imminent war against Syria

Ariel Dorfman, Martin Luther King jr and the two 9/11s

Nina Simone, Why? The king of love is dead (written on the death of Martin Luther King jr)

Madonsini Manqina, Queen of South Africa’s Pondo music

Madosini, from Langa township outside Cape Town South Africa, is a master story-teller, composer and musician. Treating audiences to traditions passed down from generation to generation, Madosini was filmed here playing the Uhadi and Umrhubhe – Rhodes Memorial September 2005.

Nomboniso Gasa, Women must lead initiation debate

Jeffrey St. Clair, The CIA came at night

One example of rendition, in the wake of 9/11 US lawlessness