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The American Way of War: How Bush’s Wars Became Obama’s

Tom Engelhardt, Haymarket Books, 269 pages

Since 2001, Tom Englehardt has written regular reports for his popular site TomDispatch that have provided badly needed insight into US militarism and its effects, both at home and abroad. When others were celebrating the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, he warned of the enormous dangers of (...)

, por Pambazuka

Uma lágrima pelo povo e pelo Estado de Angola

Luíz Araújo

Neste artigo, o ativista Luis Araújo discute a relação direta entre conservação da memória e do patrimônio material e imaterial da nação angolana e seus desmembramentos no governo do atual presidente Eduardo dos Santos, assim como relembra ao leitor o papel fundamental que o Mercado Kinaxixe teve na (...)

, by AfricaFocus

Western Sahara: Forgotten Conflict

The Western Sahara conflict, notes analyst Yahia Zoubir, is now in the 35th year, with no sign of resolution. While the United Nations is ostensibly responsible for its resolution, France and the United States provide implicit support for Moroccan occupation of the territory, failing to support (...)

¿Contra quién se arma Chile?

Revista Punto Final

La desconfianza con que miran a Chile algunos países del vecindario, parece justificada a la luz del último informe anual sobre el gasto militar en América Latina del Instituto Internacional de Estudios para la Paz (Sipri), de Estocolmo. En su informe sobre el año 2009, señala que Chile se ubica en (...)

, por IPS

Colombia elige más de lo mismo

Por Constanza Vieira

El ex ministro de Defensa de Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, fue electo presidente con el voto de apenas 30 por ciento del padrón electoral, mientras la abstención superó el 55 por ciento en este país sudamericano que vive en guerra interna desde 1964.
Aún así, Santos obtuvo 69,06 por ciento de los (...)

, par Pambazuka

Quand Lula dérange le nouvel ordre mondial hégémonique

Le président Lula du Brésil termine ses deux mandats constitutionnels en appuyant ou en prenant des initiatives qui ébranlent les systèmes de domination politique, financier et stratégique articulés autour des puissances occidentales. Avec ces actes importants, Fodé Roland Diagne note que « Lula (...)

, par WALKER Alice

Conjurer le silence (Rwanda, Congo, Israël-Palestine : une femme poète confrontée à « l’innommable »)

Editions Rue de l’échiquier, 2010, 96 pages, 12 euros

En 2006, à l’initiative de l’organisation féministe Women for Women International, Alice Walker se rend au Rwanda et au Congo pour rencontrer les rescapées du génocide rwandais. En 2009, le groupe pacifiste Code Pink l’invite à entreprendre un nouveau voyage en Palestine et en Israël. Dans ces régions (...)

, by Frontline

Sri Lanka: A year after

The political topography of Sri Lanka has changed beyond recognition since the military defeat of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and the death of its leader, Velupillai Prabakaran, in May last year. Contrary to the apprehensions in several quarters, there are no apparent signs of a (...)

, by Foreign Policy in Focus

Zimbabwe: Sanctions and Solidarity

Zimbabwe is currently the subject of sanctions designed to pressure Robert Mugabe and his colleagues to cease human rights abuses and remove other barriers to democratization in the country. Yet despite some recent positive developments — such as the appointment of independent commissions on (...)

, by International Crisis Group

Steps Towards Peace: Putting Kashmiris First

Even if India and Pakistan appear willing to allow more interaction across the Line of Control (LOC) that separates the parts of Kashmir they administer, any Kashmir-based dialogue will fail if they do not put its inhabitants first.
“Steps Towards Peace: Putting Kashmiris First”, the latest (...)

, by CHOMSKY Noam, Tomdispatch.com

A Middle East Peace That Could Happen (But Won’t)

The fact that the Israel-Palestine conflict grinds on without resolution might appear to be rather strange. For many of the world’s conflicts, it is difficult even to conjure up a feasible settlement. In this case, it is not only possible, but there is near universal agreement on its basic (...)

, par Pambazuka , BOURGI Albert

Accords de défense et interventionnisme français en Afrique

Albert Bourgi

Pour bien comprendre la portée politique du débat qui s’est instauré autour de la révision des accords de défense signés au moment des indépendances, en 1960, entre les nouveaux États africains et l’ancienne puissance coloniale, et parfois révisés légèrement, comme avec le Sénégal en 1974, il est (...)

, by The Hindu

Burning baskets of shame

The Safai Karmchari Andolan, a grass roots movement by conservancy workers is working towards banishing the inhuman practice, with admirable success. This practice of ‘manual scavenging’ is the worst surviving symbol of caste untouchability in India. It drives people into this degrading daily (...)

, par AISF

Israël doit mettre fin au harcèlement infligé à un défenseur des droits humains

Amnesty International demande aux autorités israéliennes de mettre fin au harcèlement infligé à un défenseur des droits humains dont la détention qui dure depuis une semaine a été prolongée ce mercredi 12 mai 2010.
Ameer Makhoul, citoyen palestinien d’Israël, a été arrêté lors d’une descente effectuée à (...)

, por BOFF Leonardo

A saudade do servo na velha diplomacia brasileira

Portal do Meio Ambiente

O filósofo F. Hegel em sua Fenomenologia do Espírito analisou detalhadamente a dialética do senhor e do servo. O senhor se torna tanto mais senhor quanto mais o servo internaliza em si o senhor, o que aprofunda ainda mais seu estado de servo. A mesma dialética identificou Paulo Freire na relação (...)

, by Tehelka

Why The Valley Blooms

A lifetime of death and loss is driving thousands of young Kashmiris to drug abuse. Across Kashmir, tens of thousands of young men and women who have failed to cope with the cumulative effects of trauma in their daily lives are escaping to drug abuse and alcoholism. Parvaiz Bukhari reports on a (...)

, por HRW

Israel: Investigar la destrucción ilícita en la guerra de Gaza

Israel debería investigar la destrucción ilícita de propiedades civiles durante las hostilidades de 2009 en Gaza y levantar el bloqueo que obstaculiza los esfuerzos de los residentes por reconstruir sus viviendas, dijo Human Rights Watch en un informe publicado hoy.
El informe de 116 páginas, "’I (...)

, por Carta Maior

Lula, Irã, a fome e a paz

Beto Almeida

No curto espaço de uma semana, o Brasil viu-se como protagonista em duas questões centrais para a humanidade. Primeiramente quando Lula é condecorado pela ONU com a medalha pelos esforços no combate à fome, fato que a mídia comercial escondeu, para espanto geral. Segundo porque neste final de semana (...)