The revolt in the Arab world is not just about getting rid of authoritarian leaders and dictators. It is also about ending economic injustice and exploitation. http://www.youtube.com/v/IL-n_mpG_Ys The media would have us believe that the popular discontent is solely due to...
I came across this eye-witness account of the scene around KL during then US president Lyndon Johnson's visit to Malaysia on 30 October 1966. His visit to Malaysia took place a year after the United States deployed regular combat...
The Catholic Church is synchronising an unprecedented global hour of prayer and eucharistic adoration from 5.00pm to 6.00pm Rome time or 11.00pm to midnight Malaysian time. Cathedrals and parishes around the world are expected to join in with synchronised...
Anti-war protesters gave former British premier Tony Blair a torrid reception when he turned up to sign copies of his autobiography at a book-store in Dublin. http://www.youtube.com/v/06pYCF6HNzw?fs=1&hl=en_US&rel=0 One activist, Kate O'Sullivan, who managed to enter the book-store, tried to make a...
It has been reported that the RMAF base is supposed to be relocated to Ara Kuda, or at least that is the site that is mentioned. But where exactly is Ara Kuda? [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m29!1m12!1m3!1d79311.65233027516!2d100.41854058551019!3d4.954889555539207!2m3!1f0!2f35.03696553738245!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f35!4m14!1i0!3e0!4m5!1s0x304ac4d42647f25f%3A0x9a3065589c912bbc!2sButterworth+Airport!3m2!1d5.462778!2d100.392776!4m5!1s0x304ace65fd378b73%3A0x54f777e149d8664!2sMasjid+Jamik+Ara+Kuda%2C+13310+Tasek+Gelugor%2C+Pulau+Pinang!3m2!1d5.437359!2d100.51283199999999!5e1!3m2!1sen!2smy!4v1410619871741&w=640&h=600] Ara Kuda is only about 20km...
President Obama has had to face up to memories of the US-backed repression in Central America during a visit that coincided with the anniversary of the assassination of the legendary Archbishop of El Salvador, Oscar Romero, on 24 March...
So Wolfowitz goes without being held accountable for his criminal scheming against Iraq. After I wrote the piece below, an academic friend told me, "Although he did have to step down, it was hardly a fall -- guy walks away...
World-renowned political dissident and linguist, Noam Chomsky, speaking at the 25th anniversary of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, courtesy of Democracy NOW! http://www.democracynow.org/embed_show_v2/300/2011/5/11/story/noam_chomsky_the_us_and_its
This is one aspect of the current situation in Gaza, Palestine, that was not adequately covered by much of the mainstream media. It helps explain why the ceasefire, which had held for four and a half months, unravelled. The...
A Jewish peace ship heading for Gaza was intercepted by the Israeli navy today and towed to Ashdod, a cargo port in Israel 40km south of Tel Aviv. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q47lKN-fj8w&fs=1&hl=en_GB&rel=0] The London-based Jews for Justice for Palestinians had organised the...

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