At least 10 activists killed as Israel Navy opens fire on Gaza aid flotilla
Israel Navy troops opened fire on pro-Palestinian activists aboard a six-ship aid flotilla sailing for the Gaza Strip, killing at least 10 and wounding several others after the convoy ignored orders to turn back, Turkey's NTV reported early Monday. Between 10 and 15 people were killed, with over 60 wounded.
By Linda Milazzo
Harman Uses Bush/Cheney Fear Tactics On Winograd & Voters
One would have hoped Bush and Cheney's terror-filled tack would have ended with their regime - but it didn't. It continued on with Jane Harman. Witness for yourselves her fear-based ad, replete with Osama bin Laden, directed at Marcy Winograd, Harman's progressive opponent, and the voters of the 36th Congressional District:
By Gurmeet Singh
BP OIL SPILL, ASTROLOGY ANALYSIS
BP Oil Spill, Astrology analysis by Gurmeet Singh
By Allen L Roland
Memorial Day 2010 / War Is An Old Recycled Lie
War is a waste so why do we celebrate it with parades, flags and glorious war stories when, in reality, they are fought by our youth who are but pawns in the hands of old men ~ seduced by power and greed ~ who are more than willing to waste our most precious resource on illegal wars and occupations.
By Andrew Kreig
A Few Tough Questions for Karl Rove on his Book Tour
Bush's brain shouldn't mind answering a few questions as he goes around the South and Midwest selling his book. Just might enliven the events, and end up selling more copies. So here are a few.
By Arthur Avalon
A Nation Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand
Divided we have fallen, and we will remain hopelessly divided until we recognize a better way than fighting for power over each other -- a way that empowers each voter, a way that is not fueled by money, and a way that will give us free choice and equal opportunity rather than be faced with poor choices and poor opportunities. The founding fathers provided the key to open another door, should we need it. And we sorely do.
By Gail Lakritz
Why Have Courts Ignored The Evidence
The federal courts have less strigent rules on evidence that is allowed than the family courts of America. Here are 2 technologically advanced methods of detection that could be used in cases of sexual abuse of children.
By Ann Wright
Life Aboard an International Activist Ship
There is nothing easy about planning or conducting an international action, especially with moving parts called ships! Yet, activists on board keep their spirits afloat! After delays caused by damaged propellers and broken steering mechanisms, the Gaza Freedom Flotilla now reduced to seven ships is heading for Gaza.
By Genesis 1:29
the Creator as Treehugger
God said, "I have given you every plant
By David Swanson
The Common Culture of Turkey, the United States, and Iran
I'd guess roughly 3% of the Americans who watch the new Disney movie Prince of Persia have any idea that Persia and Iran are the same place.
By Ed Tubbs
A few things have just got to be said.
There exists no record that even one illegal alien ever took a job that belonged to an American. You can be the registered owner of your car. You can hold title to your house. No one owns a job.
By Martha Rosenberg
No Free Pens But Pharma Influence Still Felt at Psychiatric Meeting
It was 95 degrees with 99 percent humidity. The Gulf had the biggest oil spill in US history. And attendees to this week's American Psychiatric Convention (APA) annual meeting in New Orleans had to brave 200 protestors chanting "no drugging kids for money" and "no conflicts of interest" to get into the convention hall.
By Olga Bonfiglio
A Sense of Home and a Sense of Place
This oil spill is a tragedy of ecology and culture that will surely mark this second decade of the 21st century. It also represents the consequences of our belief that we have no limits to growth and that consumerism is good. This is a hangover of 20th century industrialization that led us not only to build one of the world's great civilizations but now to oversee its very dismantling.
By Dave Lindorff
The Bodies of Those Who Died in Vain Litter Our Landscape
This American glorification of war, and the myth that all our wars are good wars, and all our soldiers are heroes, has got to stop.
By Richard Harris Smith
Ex-Governor Whitman of the Great State of Ebayfornia
Examining the business record of California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman during her administration of the Ebay corporate monopoly.
By Stephen Lendman
Barack Obama: Liar, Warlord and Corporate Shill
Obama represents Bush's third term and worse