Since the Greek crisis appeared in the headlines of the western liberal or conservative newspapers, a cheap pro capitalist propaganda against Greek workers swept all the information networks. BBC, CNN, the quasi fascist Telegraph, the Daily Mail and most of the American online tabloid news networks (especially the vile Newsweek and Fox News) do everything possible to obscure the reality, the causes of this popular anger.
Following tens of thousands of e-mails sent by supporters of PETA affiliates worldwide and a top-level meeting between PETA and its executives, Unilever – the company that makes PG tips, Lipton and Lyons tea – has announced a permanent, worldwide end to all animal testing for tea that is not required by law. PETA had taken on the multinational after uncovering animal tests on tea that it had conducted or funded
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The Arab wall begins to fall by Serge Halimi Political leaders often claim a situation is so complex that any attempt to change it would be disastrous. This is not always the case. After 9/11, President George Bush offered a clear choice: “Either you are with us or you are with the terrorists.” According to President Sarkozy, the choice in Tunisia was between a friendly dictator and “a Taliban-type regime
Mike Prysner is from IVAW, (Iraq Veterans Against the War). This speech was from Winter Soldier in March 22, 2008. You can view his entire testimony below, which spells out the role of racism, and how, under a veneer of anti-racism, the army and and civilian society are now pushing an onslaught of racism which is both homicidal and suicidal… When I first joined the army, we were told
Repost from: libcom.org Patchy historical information about the activity of some anarchists – revolutionary and pacifist – in France during World War II and under occupation. This is summary of material from the (Centre International de Recherches sur l’Anarchisme), Marseille, Bulletin No. 21/22 (Summer, 1984), which had the theme Anarchists and the Resistance. Jean Rene Sauliere (alias Andre Arru) was one of the anarchist participants in the French resistance to
During mid-June 2008 the Iberian counter-information collective A Las Barricadas posed several questions to the Movimiento Libertario Cubano… The complete text of this interview follows. We’re interviewing the MLC, an organization made up of anarchists in exile in different parts of the world. In these days of apparent change, of transition, as the European and North-American media would have it, it’s of interest to know first hand about what’s happening
The property of the Vatican Church together with all the institutions that it controls, directly or indirectly, can not be accurately determined, despite the many efforts made in the past. The utmost secrecy and the medieval mentality that prevail within its circles do not allow information to leak to the outside world regarding the value of its property. The managers hired by the Catholic Church, who are among the best
The first thing to do, as soon as your baby is born, is to talk to it like a baby. All the time. Don’t talk softly and happily to your child as if he or she could understand you–it must be a condescending performance. This isn’t the occasional prattish ape-face, nor the soft natural ahhs and wows provoked by baby-flesh; instead a constant discharge of whiney dribbly voice-goo and exaggerated gestures.
Hungary’s newly adopted media law will impose potentially wide-ranging restrictions on freedom of expression, Amnesty International warned today. In a move unprecedented within the European Union, the Law on Media and the Freedom of Press, coming into force on 1 January 2011, imposes the same restrictions on all media content, whether broadcast, print or web-based, whether public or privately owned. It also grants broad powers to a new media authority
Thoughts on 14th December protests (from Italy Calling) In the last few days I’ve read, listened to and watched a lot of stuff about the student protests in Italy, and especially the huge demonstrations of 14th December, when Rome was set on fire by thousands of beautiful, angry youth. With few exceptions, the Italian media have been doing what they do best: Attacking, twisting, distorting, diminishing, LYING. No surprise there.