What Hebdo execution video really shows ~ Jonathan Cook

I am well aware that I’m stepping into a hornet’s nest by posting this video, which is going viral. Those who wish to silence all debate have an easy card to play here, accusing me of buying into a conspiracy theory. There’s only one problem: unlike the video-maker, I have few conclusions to draw about…

Charlie Hebdo, the free press and racism By Sara Flounders

Workers.org   Jan 12, 2015 How do we put in perspective the international media focus on the massacre of 12 journalists in Paris on Jan. 7 at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, notorious for its racist anti-Muslim caricatures and lack of response to the routine, daily, racist police murders of Black youth in the U.S.? Why…

Broken Pens, Broken Cameras & Broken Dreams. ~ Chris Hedges

Message from the Dispossessed A Message From the Dispossessed “It is dangerous to ignore this rage. But it is even more dangerous to refuse to examine and understand its origins. It did not arise from the Quran or Islam. It arose from mass despair, from palpable conditions of poverty, along with the West’s imperial violence,…

Freedom of Speech is a One Way Street in France

Etrosi, Mayor of Nice, cancels Dieudonne’s performance in Nice and takes legal action against the comedian! The Mayor of Nice has taken out an order forbidding Dieudonne’s performance scheduled for the 25th June in Nikaia. His reason – the comdian’s polemic Facebook status after the recent terrorist attacks. “It is out of question that M…