Lucio Urtubia: An anarchist life (1931-2020)
- Enough 14
Social rebel, counterfeiter, bandit, modern Robin Hood – the list of titles with which our anarchist comrade Lucio Urtubia was honoured is long. His life, which sounds like an adventure novel, is a mirror of the revolutionary movements in Europe ...
EU summit: It will end badly anyway
- Giorgio Cremaschi
It is now clear that the EU summit either will not reach an agreement on real aid to those who have suffered the most from the hecatomb and social damage of the pandemic, or reach a fierce and unjust agreement, along the lines of those imposed by the ...
Love in the time of the Nakba: Palestinian writer Suad Amiry speaks on her new novel
- Michele Giorgio
“I consider it my first novel, but it’s not fiction. It’s a true story, I just used fictional names and developed the characters a bit. A little love story between two teenagers. And the stories of ordinary, albeit very young, people ...
Yisroel Goldstein, the 10% Rabbi
- Gilad Atzmon جيلاد أتزمون گيلاد آتزمون
Hours after leaving the hospital, his wounded hands wrapped in blue bandages, Chabad Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, who survived the Poway synagogue shooting, steeled himself to face the national media and delivered an emotional account of the attack.
Morocco’s return to the African Union was a violation of the AU’s own principles and values
- Oscar Kasya أوسكار كاسي
Thirty-three years after it broke ranks with the African Union (AU), then known as the OAU, Morocco was in 2017 readmitted amidst stiff resistance during an AU Summit held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Morocco left the OAU in 1984 in protest of the organization’ ...
The annihilation of Julian Assange, based on a catalogue of state lies and dodgy procedure: a damage to the soul
- Craig Murray
The imprisonment of Julian Assange has been a catalogue of gross injustice heaped upon gross injustice, while a complicit media and indoctrinated population looks the other way. In a truly extraordinary twist, Assange is now being extradited on the ...
John Lewis obituary
- Michael Carlson
Civil rights activist for six decades committed to non-violent protest and a fierecely independent Democratic congressman
John Lewis in his office in Washington in 2017. His hometown newspaper, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, called him “ ...
The rival Iraqi Jewish clans who changed the face of Shanghai
Book review of Jonathan Kaufman’s ‘The Last Kings of Shanghai’
- Tzach Yoked צח יוקד
The Sassoons and Kadoories created huge, competing business empires, helped open China to the West and aided Jewish refugees in Shanghai during the Shoah – but their fates differed greatly, as revealed in a new book
Elly Kadoorie and Victor ...
‘The fact I support the Palestinian cause means I’m not the most loved person among French Jews’: Estrher Benbassa
- Nicolas Rouger
Jewish historian-turned-politician Esther Benbassa has never been afraid to speak her mind, whether discussing the environment, antisemitism or Israel. Red lines matter for this Greens senator in France’s upper house
Palestinians are building a village on their land. Armed settlers from an illegal outpost are sabotaging them
- Gideon Levy جدعون ليفي גדעון לוי
The view from the hilltop is spectacular. A valley in bloom, groves and verdant fields with a few buildings scattered among them, a chicken coop and a pigpen – all encompassed by what is otherwise arid, blanched earth. This is what making the ...