MR
11.02.09
OBAMA TO CODDLE BANKERS
Doug Henwood
They've botched the stimulus, and they're botching the financial rescue.
INTERVIEW WITH MOHAMMED NAFA'H, Secretary General of the Communist Party of Israel
Efraim Davidi and Gema Delgado
The next government won't last in power for long, due to the multiple crises that beset Israel.
PALESTINIAN OPINIONS AFTER THE GAZA WAR
Jerusalem Media and Communications Centre

A VOICE OF PEACE IN SDEROT: Interview with Nomika Zion
E.B. and Ines Gramigna

WHY SUPPORT THE ACADEMIC AND CULTURAL BOYCOTT OF ISRAEL?
Adrienne Rich

STORIES JEWS WERE TOLD: Israel, Zionism, and Palestine
Donna Nevel

AS LAYOFFS SURGE, WOMEN MAY PASS MEN IN JOB FORCE
Catherine Rampell

VICTORY FOR WORKER SOLIDARITY: South African Dock Workers Refuse to Offload Israeli Goods
COSATU and PSC

LA MASACRE DE GAZA Y EL CONFLICTO DE MEDIO ORIENTE
Sábado 7 de febrero

WHO PROFITS FROM THE ISRAELI OCCUPATION? Announcing a New Online Database: WhoProfits.org
Coalition of Women for Peace

FRANCE:
LCR Dissolves Itself to Form NPA

Sylvia Zappi

PROPHETIC VERSE
Dennis Brutus

ISRAEL: The Left vs. the New Left
Jeremiah Haber

ISRAEL: If Bloggers Were Representative of the Mainstream . . . .
Lisa Goldman

PASS THE STIMULUS -- THEN HELP SHORTEN THE WORK WEEK
Dean Baker

SEIU VS NUHW: Do Employees Have Free Choice to Change Unions under Obama?
Seth Sandronsky

GAZA IS NO WARSAW GHETTO
Mark LeVine

EMPLOYEE FREE CHOICE AT WORK: Checking Out of Stern's Hotel California
Steve Early

CHAVISMO: Christian, Anti-Nazi, Pro-Muslim, and Pro-Jewish
Roy Chaderton Matos

LOTTERIES:
Disguised Tax Injustice

Rick Wolff

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



ZIMBABWE TEN YEARS ON: Results and Prospects
Sam Moyo and Paris Yeros

ISRAEL: Don't Mention The Economy
Lionel Laurent

BOLIVIA: Morales Enacts New Constitution in El Alto
Benjamin Dangl

SOMALIA: Daunting Challenges
Nick Clark Interviews Abdi Kusow, Abukar Arman, and Stig Hansen

IS "GOOD LEADERSHIP" THE PANACEA FOR SOMALIA?
Abukar Arman

INDIAN MUSLIMS AND MEDIA: Interview with Kashif ul-Huda
Yoginder Sikand

REFLECTIONS ON ACADEMIC SANCTIONS
Ran Greenstein

GLOBAL CRISIS FUELS PROTESTS
Real News Network

ISRAEL: Ye Olde Pirates on the High Seas
Max Ajl

INTERVIEW WITH MAYA JRIBI, Leader of the Progressive Democratic Party of Tunisia:
"Our Youth Have Neither Hope Nor Future"

Geraldina Colotti

THE PURSUIT OF PLEASURE: Drugs and Stimulants in Iranian History, 1500-1900
Rudi Matthee

IRAN: Anatomy of a Revolution Rageh Omaar

LALGARH MOVEMENT FACES STATE TERROR
Koustav De

DIRECTV CENSORS GAZA STRIP TV AD
US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation

FREE PALESTINE! ISOLATE APARTHEID ISRAEL!
South African Dock Workers Refuse to Handle Israeli Goods


CRIES OF GHOSTS ACROSS CENTURIES
Dennis Brutus

NO JUSTICE, NO COAT
Susie Day


ICELAND GETS NEW GOVERNMENT

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


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