Ilan Pappe (Israeli Professor) Israel has chosen to be a racist state with US support

Raymond Suttner, Meaning of freedom always developing (Polity video)

Mark Weisbrot, Truth about Venezuela, revolt of the well off not terror campaign

Guardian report of Pete Seeger’s death and his singing This Land is Your Land (Woody Guthrie)

Esperanda Spalding, We are America. Guantanamo Bay protest

CIA involvement in Mandela arrest in 1962

His Day is Done. A tribute poem to Nelson Mandela by Maya Angelou

Pallo Jordan pays tribute to Nelson Mandela

Le Monde diplomatique on Louisiana’s profitable prisons

Le Monde diplomatique on implications of US/ Iran’s thaw in relations

US continued penalisation of Cuba under Obama

US drone attacks met with little world concern

International relations appear indifferent to detention of Tokyo

Department of International Relations and Cooperation do not seem very worried about Tokyo Sexwale’s detention at JFK airport. Continue reading

US use of drones as preferred mode of attack, contravenes international law

Noam Chomsky, The Obama doctrine

Bhaskar, Sunkara, On the left in the recent German elections

Victor Jara’s last song, translated by Joan Jara, Read by Adrian Mitchell

Peter Beaumont, Vietnamese General behind victories over French and US dies aged 102