Listen to this talk (with stunning images) about the history of Iran and US-Iranian relations over the last century.
Articles tagged “United states”
Today we pause to recall the loss of Edward Said, a giant intellectual presence who passed away 10 years ago today. He remained committed that there is something ultimately redemptive about a face-to-face encounter of human beings with one another, and remained a steadfast voice of opposition to Empire.
The lessons of Hiroshima and Nagasaki should haunt us to remain ever vigilant against the catastrophic and devastating nature of violence. That includes today’s ongoing Drone Wars.
Hassan Rouhani takes over the office of the Presidency in Iran, and utilizes the power of social media in dealing with Iranians, Israel, and United States.
The Guardian has published a harrowing video. This video depicts what it’s like to be one of the over a hundred prisoners inside Guantanamo Bay on hunger strikes who are being forcibly fed to keep them alive. The rapper/actor Mos Def (who now goes by Yasiin Bey) agreed to have these tubes inserted down his nose, and have it be video-taped to publicize the experience of the Guantanamo prisoners. He describes the unbearable pain of this experience.
President Obama poetically stated: “No wall can stand against the yearning of justice,”
Mr. President, tear down all these walls.
Mr. President, tear down the segregation wall in Palestine/Israel.
Mr. President, tear down the wall along the American-Mexico border.
Mr. President, tear down these walls.