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Wednesday 1 June 2011
by  CP

N° 26. June 2011

The Allied Bombing and Other Actions Against Libya, William Blum
"There is Much More to Say", Noam Chomsky
Walls of Palestine, Gary Fields
The Sudden Death of Juliano Mer-Khamis, Larry Portis
Palestine. Demonstration in Ramallah, Rawan Abu-Shahla/Gary Fields (photos)
Gaza, Gary Fields
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Wednesday 1 June 2011
by  CP

Sri Lanka. Women Workers and the Struggle For Labour Rights

The economic liberalisation policy of J.R. Jayewardene’s United National Party regime, starting in 1977, was accompanied by brutal attacks on the trade union movement and workers’ rights in Sri Lanka. By the end of the 1980s, Sri Lanka’s once-strong labour movement had been decimated. The fight to (...)

Wednesday 1 June 2011
by  CP

Sri Lanka. Politics and Ideology in the Sinhala Press: A Site of Power and Struggle

During a recent dinner party for media personnel at President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s official residence, he reminded his guests of the the significance of his regime’s development initiatives. “The huge development in the country including North and East can be perceived only by those who love (...)

Wednesday 1 June 2011
by  WoHe

10 Reasons to Still Be Pissed Off About the BP Disaster

1. BP is gunning to get back to drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. When the Department of Interior issued its first deepwater permit since the Deepwater Horizon disaster, it was for a well that BP owns half of. Earlier this month, company officials also announced that they are seeking an agreement (...)

Wednesday 1 June 2011
by  CP

May in Morocco

I have just returned from an inspiring trip to Rabat and Marrakech, where the massive, peaceful, demonstrations of the February 20th Movement (the Moroccan incarnation of the Arab Spring) has opened up a space of relative freedom for people to breathe free, demonstrate their greviences and (...)