Posts Tagged ‘colonial’

Washington’s Neo-Colonial Policy in Syria

The use of armies and mercenaries to support colonial commercial projects has become the standard of US behavior. And this is particularly evident due to the actions of Washington in Syria. The US, supported by its army and its many thousands of private military companies (PMCs), continues to loot the country, its energy resources, artifacts, […]

XXI Century: The Abolition of Israeli Expansionist Colonial Anachronism

13 Nov 2021 Source: Al Mayadeen Net Susana Khalil There will be no free and peaceful Arab-Persian world as long as the Israeli colonial Euro-Zionist regime exists. I. By way of dialogue 1907       ABDALLAH: Mustafa, British colonialism prepared a scientific report (Bannerman), in order to prolong itself as an empire. The report says […]

Charleston Charm: Colonial Revival Showplace ‘C. Bissell Jenkins House’ for Sale

With views of the Low Battery and the Ashley River, this mansion exudes immaculate Southern elegance One of Charleston peninsula’s grandest properties, the C. Bissell Jenkins House on Murray Boulevard, is available for purchase. Built in 1913, the house was the first home located along the new thoroughfare near the Ashley River. Designed by Walker […]

Criticism of France’s Neo-colonial Policies in Africa is on the Rise

The Africa-France Summit was held in Montpellier, France, on  October 8, and for the first time since 1973 no African heads of state themselves were invited to the summit. Instead, Paris’s current relations with African states were discussed with businessmen, artists, and social activists. As a result, the summit organizers did not manage to circumvent […]

Latest hasbara target: Israel as a settler-colonial state

A recent debate over the usefulness of the term “settler colonialism” in the English version of Haaretz shows how American universities and media are constant targets for Israeli hasbara. It started with Steven Lubet and Jonathan Zasloff’s deeply flawed article from July 5 titled “Is Israel really a Settler Colonial State?” where they go to […]

Portrait Of Queen Elizabeth Removed From Oxford Due To ‘Colonial History’

Graduate students at the University of Oxford have removed a portrait of Queen Elizabeth from their common area because of its ties to “colonial history,” prompting cries of “cancel culture” and headlines around the world.  Members of the Magdalen College Middle Common Room, or MCR, decided to take down the portrait during a committee meeting on […]

US recovers most of Colonial Pipeline bitcoin ransom

The chief executive of the massive fuel pipeline hit by ransomware last month is expected to detail his company’s response to the cyberattack and to explain his decision to authorise a multimillion-dollar payment when he testifies before Congress this week. Colonial Pipeline CEO Joseph Blount will face the Senate Homeland Security Committee on Tuesday, one […]

Israel’s Colonial Savagery

The Al Jalaa Tower housing Al Jazeera and The Associated Press offices collapses after being hit by Israeli missile in Gaza City [Mohammed Salem/Reuters] On May 24, 2021, Israel’s security apparatus launched a wave of mass arrests against the country’s Palestinian citizens as part of a violent attack on the anti-Zionist resistance movement. These arrests […]

Washington DC Running out of Gas, Even as Colonial Pipeline Recovers

WASHINGTON—Washington, D.C., was running out of gasoline on Friday, even as the country’s largest fuel pipeline network ramped up deliveries following a cyberattack and officials assured motorists that supplies would return to normal soon. The six-day Colonial Pipeline shutdown was the most disruptive cyberattack on record. Widespread panic buying continued two days after the pipeline […]

Colonial Pipeline paid $5m ransom to hacking group DarkSide after huge attack, report says

Colonial Pipeline paid nearly $5 million to ransomware group DarkSide following a cyberattack that forced the company to shut down its pipeline for six days, Bloomberg reports. Initial reports indicated that the Georgia-based company had no intentions to pay the extortion fee while it attempted to restore full service to its operating system. But multiple […]

From Palestine To Colombia: The End Of The White World Colonial/Capitalist Project?

Despite the quickening decline of the “West,” the US and its junior partners in imperialism are determined to hold humanity hostage to terminal capitalist greed and violence. “Biden labels himself an ‘Atlanticist’ — shorthand for a white supremacist.” The world is shocked by the image of an eleven-story residential building in Gaza collapsing from a […]

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm on Colonial Pipeline Crisis: If You Drove an Electric Car, ‘This Would Not Be Affecting You’

Secretary of the Department of Energy Jennifer Granholm said at a press conference at the White House on Tuesday that people who are driving electric cars are not affected by the hacker-forced shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline. “I just have a question for each of you. I’ll start with you, Secretary Granholm, because ladies first,” a reporter asked. “Obviously, […]

Hacked American Colonial Pipeline Paid Hackers $5 Million In Ransom To Restore Operations

The hacked American Colonial Pipeline Co. paid nearly $5 million to Eastern European hackers to help restore the country’s largest fuel pipeline, according to two people familiar with the transaction. The largest gasoline pipeline in the U.S. is returning to service following a cyberattack that took the fuel artery offline for five days. The company paid […]

Virginia under state of emergency, some gas stations out of fuel after Colonial Pipeline shutdown

Some gas stations in Hampton Roads were running out of gas Tuesday as people flocked to the pumps, reacting to the Colonial Pipeline shutdown. The situation pushed Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to issue a state of emergency. Executive Order 78 is in place to give fuel transportation waivers and funding for state and local governments […]

G7 Or Failed Colonial Powers Telling The World What To Do

G7 are a bunch of western countries—the US, UK, France, Germany, Japan, Italy and Canada—who believe that they have the “civilizational” mandate to tell the world how it should be run. The Foreign Ministers of G7 countries met in London this week and issued a communique painting Russia as a “malicious actor” and China as a “bully”. […]

‘White Saviour’ Isaac Newton Benefited from ‘Colonial-Era Activity’, Claims University: Report

The grandfather of modern physics, Sir Isaac Newton, has become the latest target of the woke mob in the push to “decolonise the curriculum”, as Sheffield University is reportedly set to contextualise lessons on Newton with claims about him benefiting from “colonial-era activity”. Students at the university in the north of England will reportedly have […]

An Old Green Colonial Trick: Israel Masking Land Grabs as Environmental Conservation

By Jessica Buxbaum Source “More and more open areas in East Jerusalem are being designated as preservation or national parks, and this is clearly in order to prevent Palestinian urban development.” — Sari Kronish, Israeli planning rights organization Bimkom OCCUPIED EAST JERUSALEM — For decades, a Palestinian village on the southern tip of Jerusalem has lived […]

Switchel: The Energy Drink of Colonial America

Before Americans had sports drinks, switchel was the beverage of choice for rehydration. Also known as haymaker’s punch, harvest drink, harvest beer, and swanky, this is a refreshing drink that was popular a few hundred years ago. Although it is largely forgotten in the world today, switchel was an exceedingly popular thirst quencher for American […]

Walmart, Amazon and the Colonial Deindustrialisation of India

In June 2018, the Joint Action Committee against Foreign Retail and E-commerce (JACAFRE) issued a statement on Walmart’s acquisition of Flipkart. It argued that it undermines India’s economic and digital sovereignty and the livelihood of millions in India. The deal would lead to Walmart and Amazon dominating India’s e-retail sector. These two US companies would […]

The Philos Project: a modern version of a colonial missionary project for the Arab world

The Philos Project is a well-financed outfit that is repackaging a worn-out colonial missionary ideology in a revamped format. With the financial backing of well known pro-Israel donors, the organization purports to “equip a new generation of Western Christians to support … liberty and justice” in the “Near East.” It does this by organizing highly […]

Wahhabism/Saudi’s A Colonial British Creation, & U.S.

by Admin · January 31, 2021 [embedded content] hammadalqadri6.71K subscribersSUBSCRIBEWahabism In Arab & Its B Team In Subcontinent Deobandism/Tablighi Jamaat Are Colonial Era’s British Planted Traitors Among Muslims, These Both Deviant Cults Emerged Only After The British Arrival On Muslim Lands With Infamous Policy Of “Divide & Rule”. Wahhabism Or Fake Salafism With Backing Of […]

Barbados Removes Nelson Statue In Break With Colonial Past

BRIDGETOWN, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Barbados removed the statue of British Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson from the capital Bridgetown’s main square on Monday, two months after announcing plans to replace Britain’s Queen Elizabeth as its head of state and move on from its colonial past. The bronze statue was unveiled in 1813 to commemorate Nelson […]

Operation Pacific Eagle in the Philippines: Washington’s New Colonial War

In the first part of this MPN exclusive, we speak to Ka Oris of the New People’s Army and Professors William I. Robinson and Roland Simbulan about the new U.S. intervention in Asia, which raises the Philippines to the same level as Syria and Iraq for the Pentagon’s war plans. In the second part, we […]

Abbas’s crime was saying that Zionism is a colonial project

There’s been no end to the condemnation by Israeli leaders of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s speech at the Palestinian Central Council last Monday. The Washington Post headlined its coverage “Israel slams Palestinian leader over anti-Trump speech”, and quoted Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman saying that Abbas had “lost his senses”, Education Minister Naftali Bennett saying […]

Lessons From The Front Lines Of Anti-Colonial Pipeline Resistance

Above Photo: WNV/Jeff Nicholls Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and help us breakthrough. After eight years of anti-colonial resistance and the defeat of multiple pipeline projects, the Unist’ot’en Camp is still building momentum. The Standing Rock standoff over the Dakota […]

Sri Lanka: The New Constitution – A Neo-colonial Project!

Are Facebook and Google the New Colonial Powers?

To qualify as colonial powers, Facebook and Google must effectively limit the choices and power of users, and punish or coerce those who question or resist their power. I was struck by a phrase from a recent essay on advertising and social media,You Are the Product:As Taplin points out, that remark […]

Barzani’s son calls for partition of Iraq but faces oppositions from different sides

Alwaght- Masrour Barzani, the son of the President of Iraq’s Kurdistan region Masoud Barzani, who is the president of the region’s Security Council, in an interview with Reuters on June 16, has talked about the need to partition Iraq, and said that after defeat of ISIS, to avoid more bloodshed, Iraq must be broken into three […]

Labour Friend of Palestine Jo Cox slain

Asa Winstanley 16 June 2016 Jo Cox Jo Cox, a Labour Party member of the UK Parliament, was slain on Thursday in what police said was likely the work of a lone gunman. She was fatally injured as she left a meeting with her local constituents. Some eyewitnesses are reported as saying the killer lay […]

NATO aspirations: Ukraine signs military cooperation plan with Turkey

     Ukraine and Turkey have signed on Monday a military cooperation plan, Ukrainian General Staff said. “Taking into account the geopolitical situation in the Black Sea region, we are continuing to develop military cooperation with Turkey as a Ukrainian strategic partner. In recent time the cooperation between Ankara and Kiev gained additional weight. Today Ukrainian […]

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