Category: France

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Jack Rasmus: The Greek Debt Interim Agreement

Greece and Syriza have not sold out. To declare such is premature at best and counterproductive politically at worst. Yes, Greece blinked at the February 28 deadline. If it hadn’t what would have been the consequences?

Edward S. Herman: Anti-Terrorism Rally in Paris?

Hypocrisy runs deep in the imperialist and colonial-settler states. The United States has regularly and deliberately bombed and killed journalists in states under attack, including Yugoslavia, Iraq and Afghanistan, among others

Lily Murphy: Stephane Hessel: 1917-2013

Two years have passed since one of the great political and social thinkers of our time Stephane Hessel died. Hessel enjoyed a long life, from his birth in Berlin to his final breath in Paris, where one of his last works Indignez-Vous, (Time For Outrage) was published. The book packs a large punch and it Read more…

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Gilbert Achcar: What caused the killings?

Interview on the questions the left in France and internationally need to answer to organize an anti-racist, anti-imperialist response

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Paul Street: An Absence of Outrage

Why this unsettling contrast, reflecting remarkable public indifference of most of the US white populace to the regular heinous police murder of Black Americans?

Michael Lesher: Je Suis Hypocrite

The same inconsistency mars the imagery of an anti-journalist “war of jihad,” so promptly invoked to describe the murder of ten French satirists, but seldom heard from American liberals when Israel killed a larger number of Palestinian journalists in its latest assault on Gaza

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Diana Johnstone: France Under the Influence

The Ambiguity of Charlie Hebdo

Yasmin Ahmed: Hypocrisy of Free Speech

If we are against discrimination we should be against all types of discrimination

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Ramzy Baroud: Lessons that Hollande Failed to Learn from W. Bush’s Plunders

As Bush’s notorious legacy has proven, while war-induced fear and vain patriotism may keep a leader in office long enough, the terrible consequences of unchecked violence shall be felt for many years to come

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Norman Finkelstein: Norman Finkelstein: Charlie Hebdo is sadism, not satire

“But when somebody is down and out, desperate, destitute, when you mock them, when you mock a homeless person, that is not satire”

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