Tag Archives: Huffington Post

RESISTING RAMPAL

‘Go back NTPC, get out India’ rahnuma ahmed Of all the slogans raised in protest against the coal power plant being built at Rampal in Bagerhat, this one’s the best.

Posted in 1971, Bangladesh, Coal, development, environment, India, politics, Rahnuma Ahmed, Resistance, Sheikh Hasina, South Asia | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My Racist Encounter at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

by Seema Jilani Huffington Post The faux red carpet had been laid out for the famous and the wannabe-famous. Politicians and journalists arrived at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, bedazzled in the hopes of basking in a few fleeting moments of fame, … Continue reading

Posted in culture, Human rights, People, USA | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

AMNESTY USA ON SYRIAN GOVERNMENT’S WAR CRIMES: The whole truth?

by rahnuma ahmed I’d thought of writing about Monsanto this week — the US-based biotech giant which is being sued by five million Brazilian farmers for 7.7 billion dollars for its seed-patenting, rightly dubbed “GM genocide” — but the press … Continue reading

Posted in Democracy, Human rights, Imperialism, media, Rahnuma Ahmed, war on terror | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Marines Urinating on Dead Taliban: How Low Will We Go?

By Ethan Casey Huffington Post Posted: 1/13/12 11:45 AM ET I haven’t fully digested the disgusting news that U.S. Marines have been caught on video urinating on dead Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, so this post is not offered as a coherent … Continue reading

Posted in culture, Democracy, Global Issues, Governance, Human rights, Imperialism, Islam, Law, Military, Occupation, politics, Resistance, security, Terrorism, USA, war on terror, World | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment