Why then are some supporters of the Palestinian struggle so keen to use the ‘Apartheid State’ designation for Israel? Because the word Apartheid confers on Israel the status of pariah state – to be boycotted, sanctioned etc in the same way that the actual apartheid state was.
Notes from a visit to West Africa in January 2015. Third in a series of six articles North of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, we entered the Sahel region, the dry plain […]
Among supporters of the Palestinian struggle, I am sure I was not alone in being appalled by the news that the ceasefire talks between the Palestinians and Israel had broken […]
Within less than a month of joining the war against Germany in 1914, New Zealand had seized its first colonial conquest from Germany. On August 29 1914 troops from the […]
“The Ukrainian question, which many governments and many “socialists” and even “communists” have tried to forget or to relegate to the deep strongbox of history, has once again been placed […]