Visit ArabTopics.com

Dissident Voice

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-22 - Original post - cached version

If Vladimir Putin really wanted to hurt the United States he’d send Russian bombers to drop copies of Ron Ridenour’s Russian Peace Threat: Pentagon on Alert on schools throughout America. Chronicling US crimes and obstructions against peace for over 100 years, this Tsar Bomba of a book ranges...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-22 - Original post - cached version

Well, not exactly like that, but in a way, yes. Now, finally, ‘the gloves are off’. The U.S. is openly threatening the historically timid ICC (International Criminal Court) and its judges. And unexpectedly, the ICC is hitting back. It refuses to shut up, to kneel, and to beg for mercy.

...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-22 - Original post - cached version

This essay was in part, inspired by—and written in memory of—William Blum (1932-2018). Blum was a comrade-in-arms, and himself one of the great keyboard warriors of his time. We all had much to learn from this man about courage, integrity, tenacity, and resilience in the service of truth...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-22 - Original post - cached version

A censorious and censoring attitude has engulfed responses to the mental airings of the Christchurch shooter.  Material in connection with Brenton Tarrant, the alleged gunman behind the killing of 50 individuals at two mosques in New Zealand, is drying up; his manifesto, for one, is being...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-22 - Original post - cached version

Aside from government officials the dominant media is fond of quoting “experts” from foreign policy think tanks when discussing Canada’s role in the world. While presented as neutral specialists, these opinion shapers are generally entangled with powerful, wealthy, elites.

Take the case...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-21 - Original post - cached version

If Nietzsche was right, and what doesn’t kill us only makes us stronger, we can thank the global capitalist ruling classes, the Democratic Party, and the corporate media for four more years of Donald Trump. The long-awaited Mueller report is due any day...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-20 - Original post - cached version

Children’s crusades do not necessarily end well.  During the years of armed missions to the Holy Land, when Jerusalem meant something to the sacredly inclined in Europe, children were encouraged to take to the rough and dangerous road as it wound its way towards Palestine.  In 1212, a boy of 12...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-20 - Original post - cached version

Political commentators sympathetic to the Palestinian Authority (PA) and the Fatah Movement, in particular, fanned out as soon as the news was announced of Mohammad Shtayyeh’s appointment as the new Palestinian Prime Minister.

It is no surprise to witness this gush of support and...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-20 - Original post - cached version

I’m running for president to be able to bring about this sea change in our foreign policy that is so necessary for us and for the world.

— Tulsi Gabbard

Introduction by Rick Sterling

Tulsi Gabbard visited the San Francisco Bay Area last...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-20 - Original post - cached version

British photojournalist Alan Gignoux and Venezuelan journalist-filmmaker Carolina Graterol, both based in London, went to Venezuela for a month to shoot a documentary for a major global TV channel. They talked with journalist Paul Cochrane about the mainstream media’s portrayal of Venezuela...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-20 - Original post - cached version

Our research has shown for the first time the role that conspiracy theories can play in determining an individual’s attitude to everyday crime.  It demonstrates that people subscribing to the view that others have conspired might be more inclined toward unethical actions.

—...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-19 - Original post - cached version

“First we take Caracas then we take Havana.”

That’s the thinking driving the Donald Trump administration’s policy towards Venezuela, according to a Wall Street Journal story titled “U.S. Push to Oust Venezuela’s Maduro Marks First Shot in Plan to Reshape Latin America.” Adding credence to...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-18 - Original post - cached version


We are completing what became more than a week-long peace delegation to Venezuela organized by the US Peace Council and the Committee for International Solidarity in Venezuela (COSI). The trip was complicated by American Airlines cancelling all flights in and out of the country, leaving...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-17 - Original post - cached version

Just outside of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi swore herself in as president. With right hand on the bible, she vowed to defend and protect the U.S. Constitution.

Watching the breaking story on Fox News, Trump unleased a Twitter storm like none other. If his previous...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-16 - Original post - cached version

Does it pay ‘to be good’? Is it still possible to play by the rules in this mad world, governed by brigands?

What if the rules are defined and ratified by all countries of the world, but a small group of the strongest (militarily) nations totally ignores them, while using its professional...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-16 - Original post - cached version

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.

We do not learn from experience… we learn from reflecting on experience.

Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.

Give the...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-16 - Original post - cached version

This is wonderful news… maybe the best news of the decade. Finally the truth about college admission scams has been exposed. This is only the tip of the iceberg. Corruption extends from K – 12 through Graduate School.

I have waited since 1942 for this. In 1942 I was five years old living...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-16 - Original post - cached version

“Salam (peace)!” is how Afghans greet one another, some of them simultaneously placing a hand over their hearts.

But, while everyone including Afghans wants peace, the Afghan Peace Volunteers and I have observed that the human species appears to be stuck on violent peace. We think that...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-16 - Original post - cached version

Five weapons were said to have been used, all inscribed with symbols, numbers and insignia.  The individual charged with the shootings at two Christchurch mosques that left 49 dead was an Australian with, it is alleged, a simple purpose: inflict death, and on specific communities in worship. ...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-16 - Original post - cached version

The conjunction of an immense military establishment and a large arms industry is new in the American experience. The total influence of the Military-Industrial Complex (MIC) is felt in every city, every State house, every office of the Federal government.

— President Dwight...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-16 - Original post - cached version

Recently I wrote an article explaining how you could defeat, using nonviolent strategy, the US coup attempt that is taking place in your country.

I would like to complement that article by now briefly explaining how you can also defeat a military invasion by the United States and any...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-15 - Original post - cached version

Hold those things that tell your history and protect them… The ability to have somebody to tell your story is so important. It says: ‘I was here’.

— Maya Angelou

One of those splattering days — called to teach special education at one of the high...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-15 - Original post - cached version

Adjuncts of the world unite!

Between the worlds

Throughout all my formal studies, I continued to be an artist model and it wasn’t until I began teaching in college that the paths of teaching and modelling crossed in irreconcilable ways. My first teaching gig was at New College of...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-15 - Original post - cached version

The hypocrisy is head spinning. As Justin Trudeau lectures audiences on the need to uphold Venezuela’s constitution the Liberals have recognized a completely illegitimate president in Honduras. What’s more, they’ve formally allied with that government in demanding Venezuela’s president follow...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-15 - Original post - cached version

Being a writer of weekly columns and topical songs, these things are supposed to be at least somewhat temporary in nature. But whether it’s a podcast from last summer or a song I wrote a decade ago, change one or two words and it could have been written yesterday. To mention a few subjects...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-14 - Original post - cached version

In his 1978 book India Mortgaged, T.N. Reddy predicted the country would one day open all sectors to foreign direct investment and surrender economic sovereignty to imperialist powers.

Today, the US and Europe cling to a moribund form of capitalism and have used various mechanisms to...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-14 - Original post - cached version

Freedom begins between the ears.

— Edward Abbey


Edward Abbey

“What do old men who don’t believe in Heaven think about?” queried Edward Abbey rhetorically in his masterpiece Desert Solitaire. “… they think about their...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-14 - Original post - cached version

Get the kids into the house! Lock your doors! Board up the windows! Break out the gas masks and hazmat suits! According to the corporate media, we are now officially deep in the throes of a deadly anti-Semitism pandemic! And just as the threat of mind-...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-14 - Original post - cached version

Lobbies, powerful interests and financial matters are usually the first things that come to mind when the aircraft industry is considered.  Safety, while deemed of foremost importance, is a superficial formality, sometimes observed in the breach.  To see the camera footage of the wreckage from...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-14 - Original post - cached version

After a decade of coalition governments in Israel led by Benjamin Netanyahu, the language needed to describe them has necessarily grown more extreme.

At first, they were right-wing. Then ultra-nationalist. Recently, analysts have started to talk of Netanyahu leading a far-right coalition...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-13 - Original post - cached version

Regime changes in Iraq and Libya, Syria’s war, Venezuela’s crisis, sanctions on Cuba, Iran, Russia, and North Korea are reflections of a new global imperialism imposed by a core of capitalist nations in support of trillions of dollars of concentrated investment wealth. This new world order of...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-13 - Original post - cached version

Paul Manafort has been convicted and sentenced to four years in prison for what the judge calls “white collar crimes” unrelated to “Russian collusion.” The mainstream press is in a state of shock. Surely, the morning cable anchors protest, he should have gotten 20 years!

He was friends...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-13 - Original post - cached version

Back in the chaotic collapsing scenery of the Soviet Union in the late Eighties, there occurred an event that signaled the eventual fate of the USSR, even if no one exactly knew it at the moment. A fairly unknown teacher named Nina Andreyeva published an essay in a political magazine called...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-13 - Original post - cached version

Trudeau came out and asked for strong women, and he got them.

— Michelle Rempel, Conservative Party MP, The Atlantic, March 12, 2019

The gods have various roles, and most of them are intrusively irritating. They select humans, and drive them mad.  They...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-13 - Original post - cached version

More US measures have been taken in recent weeks to further cement the Israeli position and isolate the Palestinian Authority (PA), before the official unveiling of President Donald Trump’s so-called ‘deal of the century’. But while attention is focused on spiteful US actions, little time has...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-12 - Original post - cached version

You road I travel and look around!  I believe you are not all that is here!  I believe that something unseen is also here.

— Walt Whitman, Poem of the Road

Tragic

Jimmy C., age 9, died on the evening of December 28, 19_ _ from a gunshot bullet to...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-12 - Original post - cached version

“I will not comply with this, or any other grand jury.”  So explained Chelsea Manning in justifying her refusal to answer questions and comply with a grand jury subpoena compelling her to testify on her knowledge of WikiLeaks.  “Imprisoning me for my refusal to answer questions only subjects me...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-12 - Original post - cached version

The US is currently engaged in negotiations with at least a dozen countries — which involve fundamental political, military and economic issues.

The US has adopted diplomatic strategies in the face of its ‘inability’ to secure military victories. The purpose of adopting a...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-12 - Original post - cached version

Once the all-encompassing chittering and chattering about tariffs on Chinese imports by the western corporate media subsided, Trump, egocentric businessman rather than the President of the Empire, “out of the blue”, one could almost say, under the pretext of ‘unfair’ Chinese trading, launches a...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-12 - Original post - cached version

One of us had a discussion with an elderly relative:

He can’t be allowed to become Prime Minister.

Why not?

It’s so awful…

What is?

The way he hates the Jews.

The last comment was spoken with real anguish, the result of...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-12 - Original post - cached version

While the Justin Trudeau government’s interference in the prosecution of SNC Lavalin highlights corporate influence over politics, it is also a story about a firm at the centre of Canadian foreign policy.

In a recent story titled “Canada’s Corrupt Foreign Policy Comes Home to Roost” I...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-12 - Original post - cached version

The United Nations postponed last week for the third time the publication of a blacklist of Israeli and international firms that profit directly from Israel’s illegal settlements in the occupied territories.

The international body had come under enormous pressure to keep the database...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-11 - Original post - cached version

It was a heck of a thing – a hundred people at the Newport City Council at 6 pm most of whom wanted to talk about the proposed single-use plastic bag (grocery) ban that is an ordinance largely led by citizens, and members of the Surfrider organization. Interestingly, the Newport voters five...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-11 - Original post - cached version

US Peace Delegation to Iran February 2019 outside of Iran’s Foreign Ministry. From CODE PINK.

One of the lessons from our recent visit to Iran as a Peace Delegation is that Iran is a mature country. It is 2,500 years old, ten times as old as the United States and one of the world’s oldest...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-11 - Original post - cached version

The euphonious spirit of Miles Davis must have found his way into el viento on this fine late winter morn here in Chuk-son.  A jazz symphony performed by a dozen wind chimes permeates every cell, tickles a quadrillion brain synapses, and thrills my bones to the marrow.  Even my newly made...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-01 - Original post - cached version

On 26 February, Stephen Hickey, UK political coordinator at the United Nations, delivered a statement at the Security Council briefing on Venezuela that put the blame for the situation in that country on its government. He said that years of misrule and corruption have wrecked the Venezuelan...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-01 - Original post - cached version

“Sometimes you have to walk and this was one of those times.”  That was US President Donald Trump’s remark about something he has been doing a lot of lately: walking away from agreements or understandings in the hope of reaching the ultimate deal.  North Korea’s Kim Jong-un had been pressing his...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-01 - Original post - cached version

In January 2019, campaigner Dr Rosemary Mason lodged a complaint with the European Ombudsman accusing European regulatory agencies of collusion with the agrochemicals industry. This was in the wake of an important paper by Charles Benbrook on the genotoxicity of glyphosate-based herbicides that...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-01 - Original post - cached version

The Democratic Party won a majority in the House of Representatives in the November 2018 elections by making health care one of its top “messages.” Yet events from Bernie Sanders’ bill of 2017 to legislation that “progressive” Representative Pramila Jayapal introduced on February 27, 2019 show...

Dissident Voice - 2019-03-01 - Original post - cached version

Below is a diary, edited slightly for style and clarity, directly from Facebook posts of mine from January 24, 2019 through the culminating day — for now — of Saturday, February 23, 2019 when the US propaganda whirlwind and concerted campaign caught up with the political realities on the ground...

Pages

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 next› last»

Dear friends of this aggregator

  • Yes, I intentionally removed Newsbud from the aggregator on Mar 22.
  • Newsbud did not block the aggregator, although their editor blocked me on twitter after a comment I made to her
  • As far as I know, the only site that blocks this aggregator is Global Research. I have no idea why!!
  • Please stop recommending Newsbud and Global Research to be added to the aggregator.

Support this site

News Sources

Source Items
WWI Hidden History 50
Grayzone Project 60
Pass Blue 134
Dilyana Gaytandzhieva 14
John Pilger 415
The Real News 367
Scrutinised Minds 29
Need To Know News 2149
FEE 3981
Marine Le Pen 288
Francois Asselineau 25
Opassande 53
HAX on 5July 220
Henrik Alexandersson 734
Mohamed Omar 298
Professors Blog 10
Arg Blatte Talar 40
Angry Foreigner 17
Fritte Fritzson 12
Teologiska rummet 32
Filosofiska rummet 91
Vetenskapsradion Historia 139
Snedtänkt (Kalle Lind) 199
Les Crises 2366
Richard Falk 142
Ian Sinclair 92
SpinWatch 56
Counter Currents 7779
Kafila 407
Gail Malone 34
Transnational Foundation 221
Rick Falkvinge 94
The Duran 8527
Vanessa Beeley 93
Nina Kouprianova 9
MintPress 5315
Paul Craig Roberts 1448
News Junkie Post 58
Nomi Prins 27
Kurt Nimmo 191
Strategic Culture 4235
Sir Ken Robinson 20
Stephan Kinsella 79
Liberty Blitzkrieg 831
Sami Bedouin 62
Consortium News 2359
21 Century Wire 3257
Burning Blogger 318
Stephen Gowans 76
David D. Friedman 148
Anarchist Standard 16
The BRICS Post 1496
Tom Dispatch 465
Levant Report 18
The Saker 3876
The Barnes Review 502
John Friend 410
Psyche Truth 146
Jonathan Cook 135
New Eastern Outlook 3536
School Sucks Project 1757
Giza Death Star 1739
Andrew Gavin Marshall 15
Red Ice Radio 589
GMWatch 2049
Robert Faurisson 150
Espionage History Archive 34
Jay's Analysis 854
Le 4ème singe 88
Jacob Cohen 203
Agora Vox 13399
Cercle Des Volontaires 427
Panamza 1929
Fairewinds 109
Project Censored 808
Spy Culture 448
Conspiracy Archive 70
Crystal Clark 11
Timothy Kelly 528
PINAC 1482
The Conscious Resistance 705
Independent Science News 70
The Anti Media 6158
Positive News 820
Brandon Martinez 30
Steven Chovanec 61
Lionel 276
The Mind renewed 434
Natural Society 2563
Yanis Varoufakis 901
Tragedy & Hope 122
Dr. Tim Ball 97
Web of Debt 136
Porkins Policy Review 386
Conspiracy Watch 174
Eva Bartlett 579
Libyan War Truth 306
DeadLine Live 1909
Kevin Ryan 62
BSNEWS 2014
Aaron Franz 209
Traces of Reality 166
Revelations Radio News 121
Dr. Bruce Levine 136
Peter B Collins 1456
Faux Capitalism 205
Dissident Voice 10074
Climate Audit 222
Donna Laframboise 397
Judith Curry 1095
Geneva Business Insider 40
Media Monarchy 2179
Syria Report 76
Human Rights Investigation 90
Intifada (Voice of Palestine) 1685
Down With Tyranny 10982
Laura Wells Solutions 39
Video Rebel's Blog 420
Revisionist Review 485
Aletho News 19101
ضد العولمة 27
Penny for your thoughts 2849
Northerntruthseeker 2218
كساريات 37
Color Revolutions and Geopolitics 27
Stop Nato 4690
AntiWar.com Blog 2867
AntiWar.com Original Content 6528
Corbett Report 2204
Stop Imperialism 491
Land Destroyer 1148
Webster Tarpley Website 1040

Compiled Feeds

Public Lists

Title Visibility
Funny Public