Are we certain – or uncertain – in our conviction that these are all isolated incidents? Arrogant or afraid?
What if Gaza were not under siege? Is it too radical to suggest that ending the siege on Gaza could be a more apt solution than increased military presence to end structurally based terrorism?
Maybe the question isn’t really: “Does government investigation have a rightwing bias?” Perhaps we should instead be asking, “Should the government be investigating today’s almost uniformly non-violent leftwing movements at all?”
The media coverage of these killings suggest that foreigners are responsible for the crimes of which they are victims, which in turn reinforces a racist narrative that remains strong within the public at large
Since his arrest in December, Khader Adnan has refused all food—now for 65 days—protesting Israel’s unjust and unlawful treatment of Palestinian political prisoners.
The anarchist ideology invoked as justification for Culatto’s treatment is a common whipping boy for the left and right alike.
Osama bin Laden’s death might have a few people sleeping more soundly tonight. But the War on Terror was never about the fight to kill a single man, however evil, it was about the struggle for the world’s most powerful nation to control its own fear.
Though the Minsk bombing was not a suicide attack like last year’s Moscow bombing, there is just something about metro bombs that plays on a certain primal fear.
Castle struck a light, silly, irreverent note, but someone somewhere seems to have decided that the show needs to have more of a conscience.
It may be tempting to dismiss these recent events as something that represents only a few skinheads, but this would do little more than silence a much needed discussion on the role of racial hatred and violence in the US in a post-Obama world.