Why Israel’s Gilboa Prison Break has Palestinians Celebrating

Opportunities for Palestinians to celebrate as a nation are few and far between, so when news broke of the escape of six high-profile Palestinian prisoners from one of Israel’s most notorious prisons, people took to the streets in triumph.

Why Israel’s Gilboa Prison Break has Palestinians Celebrating

GILBOA PRISON, PALESTINE -- It is said that Palestinians are the most incarcerated people in the world. Rarely does one find a Palestinian who has not been a victim of the Israeli prison system and when one does find one such person, he or she will have a sibling, parent or another close relative who serves or has served time in an Israeli prison.

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How the US Government Stokes Racial Tensions in Cuba and Around the World

In Washington’s eyes, the point of funding Black, indigenous, LGBT or other minority groups in enemy countries is not simply to promote tensions there; it is also to create a narrative that will help convince liberals and leftists in the United States to support American intervention.

How the US Government Stokes Racial Tensions in Cuba and Around the World

HAVANA -- “A Black uprising is shaking Cuba’s Communist regime,” read The Washington Post’s headline on the recent unrest on the Caribbean

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How Chevron Used the Law and the FBI to Target Whistle-Blowing Lawyer Steven Donziger

“I’m being prosecuted by a Chevron law firm that has locked me up, deprived me of my liberty,” Donziger says.

How Chevron Used the Law and the FBI to Target Whistle-Blowing Lawyer Steven Donziger

 Human rights attorney Steven Donziger has now been under house arrest in his New York City apartment for two years. The reason for his detainment, as Lee Camp puts it in this clip from “Redacted Tonight,” is that Donziger made it his business to hold Chevron accountable for how the Big Oil megacorp “harmed, sickened and killed tens of

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Zionism’s Anthem: The Danger Lurking in “Jerusalem of Gold”

Should the Al-Aqsa Mosque be destroyed, the match will be lit by a fanatic settler, but it is decades of Zionist indoctrination and Israeli policies that will be responsible for the destruction.

Zionism’s Anthem: The Danger Lurking in “Jerusalem of Gold”

JERUSALEM -- The risk of Israel destroying the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock and replacing them with a so-called Jewish temple is real and present. Building a temple in place of the mosque and golden dome that grace Jerusalem today has been a long-time Zionist aspiration, expressed in songs, tales, and, over the last decade, provocations

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Chris Hedges: The Empire Does Not Forgive

The Americans, like the British and the Soviets before them, dug their own graveyard in Afghanistan.

Chris Hedges: The Empire Does Not Forgive

PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY (ScheerpostThe Carthaginian general Hannibal, who came close to defeating the Roman Republic in the Second Punic War, committed suicide in 181 BC in exile as Roman

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Did the US Support the Growth of ISIS-K in Afghanistan?

Regional players have long accused the US of supporting the group with midnight helicopter transport into Afghanistan.

Did the US Support the Growth of ISIS-K in Afghanistan?

WASHINGTON (Substack // Alex Rubinstein) — The list of governments, former government officials, and organizations in the region that have accused the US of supporting ISIS-K is expansive and includes the Russian

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Why I Deserted: Dissident Joe Glenton on the Futility of the Afghan War and “War on Terror”

In this frank discussion, Glenton opens up about the cult of imperialism within the British Army, his experiences with the opium trade, and the completely foreseeable collapse of the Afghan government.  

Why I Deserted: Dissident Joe Glenton on the Futility of the Afghan War and “War on Terror”

 The world’s news feeds have been inundated this week with a deluge of images of the extremely hasty American retreat from Afghanistan. After militarily occupying the country for two decades and spending an

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