Category Archives: Political

South Africa: From Trayvon Martin to Andries Tatane – Cognitive Dissonance and the Black Male Body – By Gillian Schutte

Originally published on 16 July 2013 analysis George Zimmerman, the Florida neighbourhood watchman who shot dead an unarmed black 17-year-old male last year, has been acquitted of murder. Lawyers for Mr Zimmerman, 29, argued he acted in self-defence and with justifiable use of deadly force in the death of Trayvon Martin. A jury of five […]

Neo-Colonialism, Subversion in Africa and Global Conflict by Christof-Lehmann

The withdrawal of the old colonial powers from Africa, in the context of a developing cold war, (1), a developing Pan-African Nationalism (2), and the rising cost of maintaining a colonial administration system, during the nineteen-hundred and sixties left the African nations in a euphoric state of independence. Tripoli, 11/4/11 In most cases this euphoria […]

Open letter to RATO (NATO and its RAT mercenaries) – Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey

Originally published on 6 October, 2011. To NATO: Stop trying to lure poor and unemployed young men from Egypt, Tunisia, Pakistan and Afghanistan into your sickening western crusade into Libya, stop sending these young men to their deaths, stop lying to them about how much they will be paid and stop using foreigners to fuel […]

Libyans Resist NATO’s Killing Machine – by Stephen Lendman

Originally posted on 06 October 2011 For over six and a half months, Libyans tied down the world’s mightiest military force despite overwhelming odds against them and enormous loss of life and human suffering. Established in 1949, NATO was never a “military alliance for peace and security.” It was for offense, not defense. Cold War […]