MR
02.02.09
LOTTERIES:
Disguised Tax Injustice

Rick Wolff
Taxing the poor through lotteries, taking money away from those most likely to spend it, is especially perverse now. Tax bonds and stocks instead!
ICELAND GETS NEW GOVERNMENT
Here's the program of the provisional government (of the Social Democratic Alliance and the Left-Green Movement). Comment? What would you do in their place?
ISRAEL IS PREVENTING REPAIR OF THE ELECTRICAL, WATER, AND SEWAGE SYSTEMS IN GAZA
Gisha

ALWAYS DIVIDED:
An Interview with Ahmed Yousef


RADICALIZE THE ALTERNATIVES: World Social Forum in Belem
Josep María Antentas

EXPLORING THE OTHER: Contemporary Iran
Iason Athanasiadis

"I KNEW THE SHAH" +
"I KNEW KHOMEINI"

Rageh Omaar

MORE ZIONIST THAN ISRAEL?
German Policy and Media on Gaza

Ali Fathollah-Nejad

FOILING ANOTHER PALESTINIAN "PEACE OFFENSIVE": Behind the Bloodbath in Gaza
Norman G. Finkelstein

VENEZUELA: Local Reactions to the Re-Election Reform
Max Ajl

ISRAEL IN GAZA: "A Time Comes When Silence Is Betrayal"
Michael Ratner

BOLIVIA LOOKING FORWARD: New Constitution Passed, Celebrations Hit the Streets
Benjamin Dangl

JEWS AND ARABS REFUSE TO BE ENEMIES: Hadash Campaigns against Fascism and Racism

FROM BOLIVIA'S STREETS:
What Voters Think about the New Constitution

Benjamin Dangl and April Howard

PROTEST AGAINST BBC'S REFUSAL TO AIR GAZA APPEAL
Adrian Cousins

BOLIVIA: The Yes Vote Triumphs with 61.96%

EGYPT: Revolution, Facebook-Style
Samantha M. Shapiro

ICELAND: The Fall of the Neoliberal Government

MST: 25 Years of Stubbornness
João Pedro Stedile

RESISTANCE AND RECOVERY: The Republic Windows Workers Tour

MY SIX-YEAR-OLD SON SHOULD GET A JOB: What Is Wrong with the Present Global Economic Order?
Ha-Joon Chang

SPILLING INK INSTEAD OF BLOOD: Bolivia Poised to Vote on New Constitution
Benjamin Dangl

HISTADRUT JUSTIFIES ISRAEL'S WAR CRIMES IN GAZA AS "SELF DEFENCE"
Omar Barghouti

CANADIAN SUPREME COURT TO RULE IF FARMWORKERS ARE HUMAN BEINGS . . . OR "DISPOSABLE TOOLS"

RON CAREY MEMORIAL MEETING, 28.02.09

ICELAND: Storming the Althingi

ISRAEL'S RIGHT TO DEFEND ITSELF
Joseph Massad

ELECTIONS IN HESSE
Victor Grossman

700 HAVE BEEN DETAINED IN DEMONSTRATIONS HELD IN ISRAEL AGAINST WAR CRIMES IN THE GAZA STRIP

THE DEMOCRATS ON ISRAEL:
A Brief Oral History

Adriana Kojeve

GAZA IN EUROPE
Jacques Hersh

ROMA SLATED TO BE IGNORED AT THE UN COMMEMORATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL DAY IN MEMORY OF THE HOLOCAUST
Bill Templer

LA LUTTA BENEFIT
05.02.09, Crash Mansion, 199 Bowery, NYC

INTERVIEW WITH AVI SHLAIM: Israel's "State Terror" in Gaza
Amy Goodman
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Lincoln Shlensky's Introduction
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Joel Beinin's Dissenting Perspective

STILL BREATHING:
A Report from Gaza

Caoimhe Butterly

MR. ZION CLARIFIES A FEW THINGS
Zeljko Cipris

A GRASSROOTS VISION FOR U.S. IMMIGRATION POLICY -- AND BEYOND
Jane Guskin and David Wilson

OBAMA VISIT SUGGESTS NO BIG CHANGES IN RELATIONS TO MEXICO; Promise to "Upgrade" NAFTA's Labor, Environmental Clauses
Dan La Botz

SOUTH AFRICAN SOLIDARITY WITH EGYPTIAN AND PALESTINIAN PEOPLES

JEWS SHUT DOWN ISRAELI CONSULATE FOR 3 HOURS: 10 Jews Chain Together to Block Driveway and Entrance
International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network

LABOR UNIONS VOW STEPPED-UP PRESSURE ON CONGRESS TO SUPPORT "MEDICARE FOR ALL"

UE: CA Company Ready to Purchase Assets of Republic Windows, Put UE Members Back to Work

EL PERIODISTA HERMAN SCHILLER PRESENTARÁ AL EMBAJADOR PALESTINO

GREEK SOLIDARITY WITH GAZA IN RESPONSE TO PFLP APPEAL
Bill Templer

ALL EYES ON RAFAH
Amira Howeidy

SIR GERALD KAUFMAN Asks "What the International Reaction Would Be If Hamas Had Slaughtered Nearly 900 Israelis?"

BOMB A GHETTO, RAISE A CHEER
Max Blumenthal

ISRAELI SOLDIERS REFUSE TO SERVE IN GAZA
Social TV

THOUSANDS OF ISRAELIS PROTEST AGAINST THE WAR IN GAZA
Social TV

HAMAS: What It Is, What It Wants, and What Israel Makes of It
Alan Nasser

AN UNARMED PALESTINIAN WOMAN CONFRONTS ISRAELI SOLDIERS

MUSLIMS AND PALESTINE:
An Alliance of Values

Tariq Ramadan

GAZA PROTESTS, AS SEEN ON AL JAZEERA

WORKERS CALL FOR RALLY AT DETROIT AUTO SHOW

OAKLAND REBELS AGAINST THE POLICE EXECUTION OF OSCAR GRANT

ISRAEL: Boycott, Divest, Sanction
Naomi Klein

OPEN LETTER TO ISRAELI SOLDIERS: Jews Call on Israeli Soldiers to Stop War Crimes

YOU CAN CALL THE ISRAELI ARMY AT 011-972-2-5839749 TO PROTEST THE WAR ON GAZA

FIDEL AND CHE
Simon Reid-Henry

THIS MARVELOUS PEOPLE, THE CUBAN PEOPLE, A HEROIC PEOPLE, HAS TAUGHT THE WORLD THAT REVOLUTION HAS A DESTINY
Rafael Correa

ASHURA
Massoumeh Ebtekar

INCREDIBLE RACISM OF (SOME) IRANIANS
Setareh Sabety

ISRAELI COMMUNISTS THANK HUGO CHÁVEZ

NASRALLAH: Arabs Have Much to Learn from Chavez

OBAMA SAYS HE WILL SEEK OVERHAUL OF RETIREE SPENDING
Jeff Zeleny and John Harwood

EX-COMMUNICATED:
Enclosure Landscapes in Palestine

Gary Fields

JEWISH WOMEN OCCUPY ISRAELI CONSULATE IN TORONTO

AN OPEN LETTER FROM ANTI-ZIONIST JEWISH YOUTH IN CANADA

WHY AREN'T MORE AMERICANS DANCING TO ISRAEL'S TUNE?
Max Blumenthal

UNCONDITIONAL LUV 4 SALE
Susie Day

TO EXIST IS TO RESIST
Remi Kanazi

ISRAEL: Over 150,000 Protest Gaza Military Operation

NACÍ EN PALESTINA / BORN IN PALESTINE
Amel Mathlouthi

100,000-150,000 PALESTINIANS IN SAKHNIN, ISRAEL PROTEST GAZA OFFENSIVE

TWO BIG PROTESTS IN ISRAEL AGAINST THE MASSACRE IN GAZA

DEMOS AT HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM
Andres Bergamini



LETTER TO PRESIDENT OBAMA
Akbar Etemad and Fatemeh Keshavarz

POST-MUSLIM:
Mohammad's Confession

Introduction by Philip Weiss

ERDOĞAN DOES DAVOS:
Turkish Nation Unified . . . for Now

Cem Ryan

BLACK HISTORY IN JEOPARDY OF BEING DEMOLISHED: Historic New Orleans Church to Be Destroyed
Sakura Kone'

WHAT DID THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION RECEIVE FOR FINANCING AFL-CIO'S SOLIDARITY CENTER?
Harry Kelber

29 JANUARY 2009: Eyes of All Europe on Strikes and Demos in France!
CGT

A MUSLIM'S MEMO TO OBAMA:
Words Cannot Camouflage Cluster Bombs

M. Junaid Levesque-Alam

FRANCE: Thursday, 29 January --
A Red Letter Day

Maurice Ulrich

ISRAEL STYMIES FRENCH PUSH TO LIFT EUROPEAN BOYCOTT OF HAMAS
Barak Ravid

EMERGENCY SOLIDARITY APPEAL FROM GENERAL UNION OF GUADELOUPE WORKERS (UGTG)
Elie Domota, UGTG Secretary General

TORTURE AT ANGOLA PRISON
Jordan Flaherty

ICELANDIC POLITICIAN MAY BECOME WORLD'S FIRST LESBIAN PRIME MINISTER
Tony Grew

WHY THEY HATE IMMIGRANT WORKERS, AND WHY WE LOVE THEM
David L. Wilson

TO ISRAELI AMBASSADOR:
Thank You, But No Thank You

Theodoros Pangalos

BOLIVIA: After Rallies for New Constitution, Morales Nationalizes Oil Company
Benjamin Dangl

BBC SPURNS GAZA APPEAL
Fergal Parkinson, Al Jazeera

SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE GAZA CONFLICT
Will Ward

GETTING THE QUESTIONS RIGHT
Ingo Schmidt

ITALY'S MOST POWERFUL UNION: Prosecute Israeli War Crimes, Suspend EU-Israel Agreement
FIOM

VENEZUELA: The Cost of the World's Cheapest Gasoline
Humberto Márquez

SEIU'S HOSTILE TAKEOVER OF UHW BEGINS
Seth Sandronsky

FAREWELL THE NIGHTINGALES
Dennis Brutus

BEHIND THE MYTHS ABOUT HAMAS
Deepa Kumar

THE CORONATION OF THE NEW EMPEROR
Shawn Hattingh

THAILAND:
Drop Lèse Majesté Charges against Giles Ji Ungpakorn


FOREVER BLOWING BUBBLES
A Walking Tour with Peter Linebaugh and Fabian Tompsett

AMERIKA
Dennis Brutus

¿SÍ O NO? Bolivians Mobilize for National Vote on New Constitution
Benjamin Dangl

GAZA WAR DIVIDES ARAB GOVERNMENTS FROM PEOPLE
Adam Morrow and Khaled Moussa al-Omrani

CONTINUING GAZA PROTESTS, AS SEEN ON AL JAZEERA

SATYAM AND CAPITALISM
Analytical Monthly Review

FLIP-FLOPS OF ECONOMICS
Rick Wolff

WOMEN OF GAZA:
Interview with Islah Jad

Rochelle Jones

PALESTINIAN GOVERNMENT'S OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT HUGO CHAVEZ

A STRUCTURAL CRISIS OF THE SYSTEM: Interview with István Mészáros
Judith Orr and Patrick Ward

"MY GRANDMOTHER DID NOT DIE TO PROVIDE COVER FOR ISRAELI SOLDIERS MURDERING PALESTINIAN GRANDMOTHERS IN GAZA"
Sir Gerald Kaufman

UE CALLS FOR END TO BLOODSHED IN GAZA

UNDER THE VOICES OF FIRE: Artists in Gaza
Maymanah Farhat

PALESTINIAN, JEWISH, AND OTHER LOCAL ACTIVISTS SHUT DOWN ISRAELI CONSULATE IN SAN FRANCISCO
International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network

FIRING THE BOSS: An Interview with Mark Meinster, Organizer of the Chicago Factory Occupation
Benjamin Dangl

REMEMBERING EGYPT
Dennis Brutus

ISRAEL: Navy Stops Iranian Gaza Aid Ship Again
Yaakov Katz

BOLIVIA SEVERS TIES WITH ISRAEL IN PROTEST OF GAZA MASSACRES

"GAZA TERRORISTS"
Free Gaza Movement

THE CRISIS OF THE CAPITALIST WORLD
Prabhat Patnaik

BRITISH JEWS CALL FOR BOYCOTT, DIVESTMENT, AND SANCTIONS AGAINST ISRAEL

HOW ISRAEL BROUGHT GAZA TO THE BRINK OF HUMANITARIAN CATASTROPHE
Avi Shlaim

SUPPORT THE PGFTU GAZA AID FUND!
Alan Benjamin, Francesca Rosa, and Rodger Scott, Delegates to the San Francisco Labor Council

"LABOR BOYCOTT OF ISRAEL" URGED AT RALLY FOR PALESTINIANS
Labor Video Project

GAZA: Strip Maul
Jon Stewart
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OUTRAGE IN GAZA:
No More Apologies

Rabbi Brant Rosen

ISRAELI CITIZENS CALLING UPON INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY TO STOP ISRAEL
Yitzhak Laor, Avi Mograbi, Aharon Shabtay, Arik Shapira, Hannan Hever, Orly Lubin, Adi Ophir, Yehuda Shenhav, Eyal Weitzman, et al.

WHAT YOU DON'T KNOW ABOUT GAZA
Rashid Khalidi

JUSTICE AND SUPPORT FOR POOR AND WORKING FAMILIES IN GAZA: A Message from the Palestine General Federation of Trade Unions
Manawell Abdel Al, Executive Committee Member

EGYPT PULLS DOWN THE SHUTTERS ON AID
Adam Morrow and Khaled Moussa al-Omrani

SILENT RALLY OF JEWS SAYING "NOT IN OUR NAME," MONDAY, 12.01.09, 5:30 PM, NYC
In front of the Israeli Consulate, 800 2nd Ave. b/w 42nd and 43rd Sts.

MONTREAL ACTIVISTS SERVE EVICTION NOTICE TO ISRAELI CONSULATE
Tadamon!

EGYPTIAN COMPLICITY EXPOSES DEEP FEAR OF IRAN
Antoun Issa

ISRAEL'S AIM: To Regain Control of the Rafah Border
Jonathan Cook

LET GAZA LIVE!
Stop the U.S./Israeli War against the Palestinian People
National March on Washington

Saturday, January 10
Assemble at the White House (north side) at 1:00 PM


TWO KINDS OF SEATS AT OBAMA'S TABLE
Charles Andrews

WHO RULES SEIU?
Steve Early

EAGLE FEATHER
Habib Ahmadzadeh

WAR OF THE TUNNELS: Economic Aspects of the Israeli Attack on Gaza
Shir Hever

THE GAZA GHETTO UPRISING
Joseph Massad

INTERVIEW WITH NORMAN G. FINKELSTEIN: The First Goal of Israel Is to Restore the Fear of Israel in the Arab World

INTERVIEW WITH MARIELA CASTRO ON THE FUTURE OF SEX AND SOCIALISM IN CUBA
Anastasia Haydulina

MASS CHICAGO RALLY FOR GAZA
Labor Beat

RICHMOND PROTEST CONDEMNS ISRAELI ATTACKS ON GAZA
Phil Wilayto


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