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From Gaza With Love

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A year ago July, Le Monde diplomatique published a one-week excerpt from the weblog of Palestinian Red Crescent physician Mona El-Farra. Last week, after a speaking tour that took Dr. El-Farra across Europe and the United States, the People’s Weekly World covered her presentation in Chicago. As a middle-age mother and spokeswoman for a generation [&hellip... more →

English Speaking Symposium Rejects Peoples’ Rights

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Why would any civilized, United Nations supporting, Human Rights advocating country refuse to endorse the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples? Why have the United States of America, Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Columbia joined the ranks of Surinam, Guyana, the Russian Federation and several African states led by the relatively new [&hellip... more →

A Lasting Peace

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When Bernadette Devlin — MP for Mid Ulster, Northern Ireland — crossed the floor of the Westminster Parliament in 1972 to slap the British Secretary of State’s face for saying the British Army fired in self-defense at the Bloody Sunday massacre in Derry, she probably would have found it difficult to imagine Sinn Fein’s Martin [&hellip... more →

Musharraf’s “Jirga” Mistake

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Pakistan’s president Pervez Musharraf is making a major mistake by not joining Afghan President Hamid Karzai at the Pashtun jirga now convened in Kabul. Musharraf is continuing to show considerable disrespect for the Pashtunistan political and cultural leadership when he should be demonstrating his commitment to work with them. More than six hundred leaders from [&hellip... more →

Indignant Peoples Want to Be Free

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There is little in the public press or electronic media that doesn’t simply echo the conventional wisdom quoted from government officials or other “official sources.” The Fourth World Eye has for years served as a venue for stories behind the cryptic references you see or here in the corporate media. When a writer reports an [&hellip... more →

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