Why aren’t we having a conversation about violence in the West, about masculinity and gun culture?
When Couso of Izquierda Unida visited Bashar Al Assad, he sentenced European Internationalism to death
“The Left has, for all intents and purposes, lost the moral right to talk about Syria. It has, at best, taken the cowardly stance of ‘essentialist anti-imperialism’, defined solely in relation to their own governments rather than on the basis of a universal opposition to all forms of imperialism.”
NBA basketball commentators often note that the player who reacts to an opponent’s provocations on the court usually gets called for the foul. The reason is that the referee’s eyes are on the ball. And he/she only notices the more obvious reaction (say, an elbow or a shove) and misses the initial more subtle irritants […]
I feel it my responsibility, as a resident of the Maameltein area for more than 18 years, to shed even further light on the recent sex trafficking ring bust that allowed the freeing of more than 75 Syrian women who were held against their will. The residents of Maameltein, and more generally Jounieh, the Lebanese […]
Five years after the beginning of the popular Syrian Revolution which demanded democracy and human rights, the Syrian revolutionaries have been decimated through the combined military force of the Assad Regime, the Iranian regime with its sectarian militias, Russian air strikes and military assistance on the one hand, and the ultra-terrorist ISIS and other Salafist […]
To anyone who has continuously and consistently, over the years, denied the existence of an uprising in Syria, this message is for you. If you were one of those pseudo-leftists who refused to apply historical materialism on Syria stating anti-imperialism and petty geopolitics as your base for analysis all the while making sure to render […]