GPJA #441 (Part 2): International news & Analysis – 14/9/12



Middle East Protests at U.S. Embassies Spread in Uproar over Anti-Muslim U.S. Film

Islamic Scholar Tariq Ramadan on the Growing Mideast Protests and "Islam & the Arab Awakening"

John Pilger: Beware of the West’s violent hypocrisy

What is to be Done: The Website as an Organizer #RevSoc


Assange case: Sweden’s shame in violating human rights


Stop throwing money at farm millionaires

Hungary Is In Trouble After Throwing Out Monsanto AND The IMF


New online magazine on socialism and the arts

REVIEW: The Emperor Has No Clothes But Still He Rules by Michael D. Yates

Controversy over Red Hot Chili Peppers heats up – Just as a cultural boycott was enforced on apartheid South Africa, so must one be enforced on Israel.

Immortal Technique Rich Man’s World (1%) Lyrics on screen

Detropia: If you are under the impression that there’s nothing more to be said about the demise of the auto industry and its terrible impact on working people after Michael Moore, you owe it to yourself to see “Detropia”, a documentary that opened yesterday at the IFC Center in New York (screening information for other cities is here).


We Are Still at War By Johnny Barber – Kabul: ‘We are at War. Somebody is Going to Pay,’ said George W. Bush on Sept 11th, 2001. Eleven years later, we are still at war. Bullets, mortars and drones are still extracting payment. Thousands, tens of thousands, millions have paid in full. Children and even those yet to be born will continue to pay for decades to come.

Occupiers strategy in chaos after killings


Australian Aborigines complete Cuban literacy program


Evo Morales denounces the United States as a "paradise of impunity" and "refuge for criminals" after Washington refuses to extradite Goni

America’s refusal to extradite Bolivia’s ex-president to face genocide charges

Behind Bolivia’s nationalization of Canadian mine


Watch an informative, ten-minute interview on the The Real News Network with Jérémie Bédard-Wien of CLASSE :

Quebec’s election – an initial balance sheet

Questions surround attack against Pauline Marois

News from post-election Quebec on Sept 7, 2012


The Other 9/11 – Chile – Coup d’état – September 11, 1973

Chile’s students want it all: Chile’s student movement is going on the offensive, organizing a full-fledged social struggle to put an end to Chile’s privatized education sector, explains Jason Farbman.

9/11/73 Coup D’état In Chile


China in Revolt


What prospects for the peace negotiations between FARC and government?


Fascinating interviews with Christine Assange and Frederico Fuentes about Ecuador’s decision to grant political asylum to Julian Assange.


India’s Auto Giant Seeks to Crush Independent Union

An Indian auto plant wracked by violence reopened last week, with almost all 2,500 full-time and casual workers at the plant barred from entering. The union and community allies have organized protests calling on Suzuki to reinstate fired workers and release jailed union activists


Sinn Fein TD visit: ‘Irish workers facing exploitation here’


Korean workers reach ground-breaking agreement at Hyundai


Widespread CIA torture along with Gaddafi’s Libya: report


UN presses US to increase Marshalls nuclear compensation

UN report: Nuclear testing + human rights impact

Fiji self-censorship claims spark furious media freedom debate


Horror in Pakistan after 300 workers die


‘Palestinian Spring has begun’ says Palestinian president

Israel treats refugees as a ‘cancer’, exposing racist state

West Bank’s ‘leave, leave’ chants echo Arab Spring

Nassar Ibrahim on social unrest in the Palestinian Authority

No Palestinian Spring while West Bank occupied by Israel

BREAKING THE SILENCE: How are Palestinians living under the Occupation in the West Bank and Gaza? Academic, writer and commentator Peter Slezak took a tour of the Palestinian Occupied Territories earlier this year and met with a range of Palestinians and Israelis including members of the Israeli NGO Breaking the Silence, who take tours around hotspots in the West Bank and Gaza. His journey, as the son of holocaust survivors, was confronting and harrowing as he witnessed what this Occupation means in terms of the human rights abuses that occur routinely, and the annexation of Palestinian lands to large Israeli settlements and to the 700 km long Separation Wall.

Siege leaves 80 percent of Gaza’s factories shut

The politics behind economic nightmare of Palestine


After Sit-Down Strike, Philippine Airline Union Battles Outsourcing


Dying for growth — World Bank’s role in Marikana massacre mine, carbon pollution by Patrick Bond

‘The SACP has become a vanguard of ANC power factionalism’

Jay Naidoo: An open letter to Cosatu


Presentation by Brian Senewiratne, Sri Lankan of Sinhalese origin, longtime activist in Australia for human rights in Sri Lanka, at Fremantle Town Hall, Australia. The forum was organised by a new network called "Human Rights in Sri Lanka and Tamil Eelam".


Thailand’s ‘parallel war’: Thaksin and the Red Shirts


"Effective Evil" or Progressives’ Best Hope? Glen Ford vs. Michael Eric Dyson on Obama Presidency

Protecting Torturers, Prosecuting Whistleblowers – Here is what military briefers like to call BLUF, the Bottom Line Up Front: no one except John Kiriakou is being held accountable for America’s torture policy. And John Kiriakou didn’t torture anyone, he just blew the whistle on it.

Bold Civil Disobedience Actions Blockade Entrance to Site of TPP Negotiations in VA

Thousands Rally in Chicago Teachers’ Strike, Pushing Back Against Corporatized Education Reform

On strike for all teachers – Alan Maass rounds up reports on the first day of the Chicago teachers’ strike–as CTU members set an example for how to resist the bipartisan attack on our schools.

Restaurant Union Workers Win Historic Victory in New York City

America would be better off with more strikes By Chris Rhomberg, Special to CNN

The Lost Decade of the Middle Class – Fewer, Poorer, Gloomier


The Chávez Election by Steve Ellner

Chavez: Venezuelan Opposition ‘Aggression Against the People’


Who is held to account for deaths by drone in Yemen?

One Response to GPJA #441 (Part 2): International news & Analysis – 14/9/12

  1. Te Aranga says:

    Fascinating post about Hungary, Mike. Keep that info coming. Thanks, Jim Bennett

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