Nashi is Dead! Long Live . . . ?

Update: The venerable Joera Mulders informs me that if you point your web browser to Nashi’s websiteand you get a “403 Forbidden.” It’s apparently been down for more than a day.Having gone through a few articles I saved on Nashi over the last few months, I should note organization’s demise was already in the works [...]

Cochabamba strategy meeting seeks new agenda

A meeting of social movements and other representative organisations debated new policy orientations for the next phase of the MAS government. It also sought to increase the sense of public participation in policy-making. When Evo Morales was voted in as president in 2005, his mandate was set by the so-called ‘October Agenda’. This constituted the [...]

41 Syrians killed & clashes between Houthis an Salafists in Yemen

At least 41 Syrians killed on Friday Thousands of Syrians took to the streets across the country on Friday in response to calls by pro-democracy activists who urged citizens to turn out in support of a “dignity strike… which will lead to the sudden death of this tyrant regime.” The British based Syrian Observatory for [...]

African-based terror group Boko Haram subject of House report

Boko Haram (translated: “Western or non-Islamic education is a sin”) is a controversial Islamist group that seeks the imposition of Shariah law in the northern states of Nigeria. The group’s official name is Jama’atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’awati wal-Jihad, which in Arabic means “People Committed to the Propagation of the Prophet’s Teachings and Jihad.” Yesterday, U.S. [...]

The All-Out Hypocrisy of Arab League and the West

After the Arab League hypocritically suspended the membership of Syria amid the mounting pressures of NATO and the United States, the resurgence of violence in Egypt and the increasing use of excessive force in Bahrain and Yemen and the unrelenting massacre of innocent civilians by the barbaric regime of Al Khalifa and Ali Abdullah Saleh [...]

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