Afghanistan and the Arena of Ideas

by Dr. Hakim / Dr. Wee Tek Young, cross posted from Countercurrents.org “You didn’t know about the decision of the Singapore government to join the fight against ISIS ?” she asked. I was catching up with another Singaporean, Lynette ( a pseudonym to respect her privacy ), who had previously worked in Kabul and who was back in Afghanistan to […]

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Bombs Away! Drones In the Sky

For a while it seemed that the drones project had been restrained following a flood of public criticism last year.   Reports from United Nations Special Rapporteurs, and mainstream NGOs like Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International clearly documented violations of International Humanitarian and Human Rights Law by Drone strikes in Pakistan and Yemen, countries the US is not at war […]

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Cabbage Comix Episode #6

by George Dardess Cabbage Comix finds three of Rochester’s elder Protesters from East and Goodman reborn as Cabbages in farmer McGreggor’s garden. It’s been a tough row to hoe that brought them there, but times are about to change.. Farmer McGreggor is about to end their peaceful days in the garden when something very unexpected happens. .

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Cultural Racism and Ferguson

An Ugly Truth Surfaces in Ferguson It was a long hot summer for the black youth of St. Louis this year.  After 18 year old Michael Brown was killed by a white Police Officer in a St Louis Suburb, the people in the neighborhood stood up and said a resounding ‘NO’ to racists violence perpetrated by a largely white police […]

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