American Democracy


Egyptian Uprising overthrows its Zionist Master

At the start of the Egyptian uprising western public opinion responded positively to the mostly young, middle class, people who took to the streets demanding greater political freedoms which many

Reflections after J Street’s first Conference

Do I see the Israel of today as embodying the best ideals of Judaism, as acting as a light unto the nations? No, I do not. But that does not

Welcome Home, War!

However detached from the wars being fought in their name most Americans may seem, war itself never stays far from home for long

Sawasya: Increased discrimination against USA’s Muslim Systematic

The Sawasya Centre for human rights and anti-discrimination in a recent study stressed that racial discriminations against U.S. Muslims are rising.

Will the Gun Carnage Ever Stop?

Do the math: the total number of Americans shot dead each year is three times that of all US troops killed in Iraq in six years of fighting. There is

Ugly Truth: Most U.S. Kids Sentenced to Die In Prison Are Black

On Monday the U.S. Supreme Court heard two cases that could have major implications for the way juvenile offenders are treated in our criminal justice system.

Breaking the Australian Silence

In a speech at the Sydney Opera House to mark his award of Australia's human rights prize, the Sydney Peace Prize, John Pilger describes the "unique features" of a political