Danske medier svigter den offentlige debat om Syrien

Danske medier svigter den offentlige debat om Syrien

  Af Jesper Munk Jakobsen* 23. april 2018 Danmark har ikke tradition for at redde civile menneskers liv i Mellemøsten, når vi involverer os i konflikter ved at anvende militær. Regeringen bakker op om endnu en militæraktion i Mellemøsten, og nu står den danske befolkning igen som statister i en film, som har været spillet […]

Out of 26 Major U.S. Editorials on Trump’s Syria Strikes, Zero Opposed

Out of 26 Major U.S. Editorials on Trump’s Syria Strikes, Zero Opposed

By Adam Johnson FAIR Originally published by FAIR on April 18, 2018 here “Only…with the departure of the Assad regime, will it be possible to ensure that Syrians do not suffer more atrocities,” the Washington Post (4/14/18) editorialized.     A survey by FAIR of the top 100 papers in the US by circulation found […]

Imagine The Day Washington DC Was Bombed

Imagine The Day Washington DC Was Bombed

By David Swanson* Imagine some foreign nation sent 100 missiles into Washington D.C. You can imagine this because Hollywood has trained you to imagine it.   Originally published at David Swanson here. April 20, 2018 Imagine that for weeks or months prior to this attack, the foreign nation’s government and public debated whether to do […]

Why bombing Syria was illegal and illegitimate

Why bombing Syria was illegal and illegitimate

  By Jan Oberg – who on April 14, 2018, speaks with Russia Today and points out why this type of behaviour is totally unacceptable: It violates international law, undermines the UN and brings Syria, the region and the world further and further from peace. The people behind it and their media and other supporters […]

Populism – A Notion Rising Above Its Content

Populism –  A Notion Rising Above Its Content

  By Tibor Várady April 19, 2018 Some introductory remarks concerning the use of the term “populism” The term “populism” is becoming increasingly popular in public discourse. It is difficult to deny – and I have no intention to try to deny – that the designation tackles (or tries to tackle) a serious problem. But […]

Attacking Syria

Attacking Syria

    By Richard Falk April 19, 2018 This post is an assessment of the recent Syrian missile attack by the armed forces of the U.S., UK, and France from a variety of perspectives. It is a modified and expanded version of a text earlier published in The Wire  (Delhi) and Il Manifesto(Rome). I intend […]

The hard right and its threats to democratic liberalism

The hard right and its threats to democratic liberalism

By Edmund Fawcett Originally published by Open Democracy on April 7, 2018 here on   Unlike the hard right I have not conjured up an imaginary Other, but identified a genuine adversary in a struggle over democratic liberalism that is already engaged.   28 March 2018, Germany, Berlin: Olaf Scholz, Federal Minister of Finance (SPD), […]

Ending the war in Syria is possible without outside intervention

Ending the war in Syria is possible without outside intervention

  By Jonathan Power April 17, 2018 500,000 dead and counting. President Bashar al-Assad is going full blast at reducing the parts of his country still standing, but not under his control, to rubble. Russia hangs on his tail, providing both planes and soldiers but seemingly unable to wag the dog. The US launches, along […]

Independent OAN Investigation Finds No Evidence of Chemical Weapon Attack in Douma

Independent OAN Investigation Finds No Evidence of Chemical Weapon Attack in Douma

  By One American News Network April 17, 2018 This reporter, Pearson Sharp, tells you what he believes he knows and does not know. He tells you how he did his investigation and whether or not he felt free to report from this very difficult site – in Douma, Ghouta in Syria, after the alleged […]

Bombing Syria is based on a narrative by intellectual dwarfs

Bombing Syria is based on a narrative by intellectual dwarfs

  By Jan Oberg At Sputnik Radio on April 15, 2018 Conversation after the US-French-British bombing of Syria in April 2018 The US, UK and France have drafted their own resolution on Syria after Russian-drafted initiative was rejected. The resolution proposed by the three nations condemns Syrian alleged chemical attacks and calls for creating an […]

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