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Podcast
Nov 5, 2014

Captive Revolution: A book launch with Nahla Abdo

Needs No Introduction
The book launch for Captive Revolution, on Palestinian women's anti-colonial struggle within the Israeli prison system, was on Monday, November 3, 2014 in Toronto.
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Oct 10, 2014
Image: Jared Rodriguez / t r u t h o u t/flickr

The ongoing War on Terror: What's it really about?

Monia Mazigh
The War on Terror is never-ending. But is it really about a war on ISIL or their barbaric methods or a recapture of what is left of the Middle East after two disastrous wars?
Columnists
Sep 24, 2014

ISIS: Their barbarism… and ours

The barbarism that is ISIS has its roots in the barbarism that was Canadian and "coalition" war policy in the obliteration of Iraq in the 1991 "Gulf" war and subsequent sanctions.
Columnists
Jun 17, 2014

What happened to the Arab Spring?

After the departure of a few tyrants, did real change come to Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Yemen or Iraq? Despite claims to democracy, it seems the West prefers security and stability in the Arab world.
Blog
May 14, 2014

In Syria, life goes on despite everything

Eva Bartlett
Despite the Syrian conflict that brings car bombings, checkpoints and general unrest, quotidian life goes on in the shops, in the streets and in their homes.

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