What is vulture capitalism doing to our world?

My follow article appears today in The Conversation: The story in last weekend’s Sydney’s… Daily Telegraph… was stark: “[Prime Minister] Kevin Rudd will warn people smugglers he stands ready to create an island from hell in Papua New Guinea housing 10,000 asylum seekers.” The message, an “exclusive” by News Corp Australia journalist Samantha Maiden, was to inform…

A one-state solution is only way forward for Israel and Palestine

My following article appears today in The Conversation: How should the world react when a supposedly democratic state can’t acknowledge a 40-year-old occupation? When US Presidential candidate Mitt Romney… declared Jerusalem the capital of Israel… during a visit this weekend, he was playing into this mass delusion, and mouthing the official position of the American Zionist lobby.…