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America in Decline, OpEd by Noam Chomsky

Friday 5 August 2011 by: Noam Chomsky, Truthout | Op-Ed “It is a common theme” that the United States, which “only a few years ago was hailed to stride the world as a colossus with unparalleled power and unmatched appeal is

The language of derision: targeting Noam Chomsky

By Professor Stuart Rees, Director of the Sydney Peace Foundation Current political debate and radio talkback exchanges - about asylum seekers, about the carbon tax or the influence of the Greens - is characterised by abuse. Similar habits have been adopted

Justice for Bradley Manning or the Culture of Revenge?

By Professor Stuart Rees, Director of the Sydney Peace Foundation On August 2nd in the theatrette of the NSW parliament, the Australian support group Sydney Solidarity for Bradley Manning will take a major step in their campaign for justice for this

Greek ports no friend to the Freedom Flotilla

How sad that a country concerned with understanding and freedom should be sending commandos to stop the current Freedom Flotilla to Gaza. Not only are the boats being hindered from leaving Greek ports, but the skipper of the American boat Audacity of

“Chomsky a brilliant Sydney Peace Prize choice”

Stuart Rees, Director of The Sydney Peace Foundation, writes for the ABC's The Drum Unleashed. It is disappointing that Mr. Lapkin, billed as a research fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs, churns out articles in The Drum and the Daily

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