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Editorial: November 2015

Editorial: November 2015 The Fight against Darkness Dr.Rasheed Hasan Khan. Forty-one eminent writers, most of them Sahtiya Akademi Award winners, from the state and other party of the country today urged the people to join them to keep the idea of a plural, tolerant and diverse India alive. Among them are Punjabi writers, who recently … Continue reading

Now That a Prairie Fire has been Lit

Now that a prairie fire is lit Jawed Naqvi AS droves of intellectuals began returning their state awards to protest the growing culture of intolerance across India, I exulted to Prof Romila Thapar: “You’ve lit a prairie fire.” She messaged back “No.” It was the outrage at what was happening that had triggered the outcry. … Continue reading

Top Secret Pentagon Program Exploited Aid Workers

Top-Secret Pentagon Program Exploited Aid Workers as Covert Spies Monday, October 26, 2015 by Common Dreams Experts warn that Department of Defense espionage program places international NGOs at great risk by Lauren McCauley, staff writer In 2007, Kay Hiramine, pictured here with President George W. Bush, was awarded the president’s Volunteer Service Award—despite serving as … Continue reading

U.S. Lies and Excuses for Bombing Hospital in Kundus

US Lies and Excuses for Bombing Hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan By Jonathan Cook Global Research, October 07, 2015 Jonathan Cook: The Blog From Nazareth 7 October 2015 time of why it launched an air strike on the Doctors without Borders hospital in the Afghan town of Kunduz at the weekend, massacring at least 22 patients … Continue reading

The Tears of Rajas

The Tears of the Rajas by Ferdinand Mount review – a vivid account of British imperialism in India The author uses his connection with the Lowland Scots – one he shares with David Cameron – to bring to life the era of British rule in India in an admirably rounded study Bernard Porter Saturday 8 … Continue reading

The 1811 Slave revolt in Louisiana

The 1811 African Slave Revolt in Louisiana Re-examinations of the resistance to bondage reveal consciousness and organization By Abayomi Azikiwe Global Research, February 03, 2015 An often hidden and misrepresented rebellion against slavery in 1811 along the German coast in Louisiana is now noted by some writers as the largest African uprising during the antebellum … Continue reading

C.I.A and the Media

The CIA and the Media: 50 Facts the World Needs to Know By Prof. James F. Tracy Global Research, August 28, 2015 Since the end of World War Two the Central Intelligence Agency has been a major force in US and foreign news media, exerting considerable influence over what the public sees, hears and reads … Continue reading

Obama- put your money where your mouth is on Cuba

Obama, Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is on Cuba by Art Heitzer and Marjorie Cohn Millions of Americans believe that President Obama has normalized relations with Cuba and ended over 50 years of U.S. efforts to strangle its economy. They might have been puzzled when the United States stood up against every other nation … Continue reading