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Sunday December 04, 2022
Belen Fernandez

  • September 27, 2022

    Zionist cinema

    Over a period of two days just outside Beirut in September 1982, Israeli-backed Lebanese militiamen slaughtered up to 3,500 Palestinian refugees and...

  • August 02, 2022

    US gun violence

    On July 27, two top executives from prominent US gun companies – Marty Daniel of Daniel Defense and Christopher Killoy of Sturm, Ruger and Co –...

  • July 08, 2022

    Another massacre

    On the morning of Monday, July 4, as the United States was gearing up for its 246th annual celebration of independence from Britain, the National...

  • July 06, 2022

    So much for independence

    Every year on July 4, to much fanfare and revelry, the United States marks its 1776 independence from Britain.The date is also an official holiday...

  • June 08, 2022

    Forty years on

    The front cover of the 1982 American University of Beirut yearbook features a black and white sketch of a campus building, foregrounded by a dozen...

  • May 27, 2022

    The American nightmare

    In his official remarks on the May 24 elementary school massacre in Uvalde, Texas – during which 18-year-old gunman Salvador Ramos killed 19...

  • May 24, 2022

    Not a laughing matter

    Everyone has by now heard about the latest gaffe by former United States president and unconvicted war criminal George W Bush, father of the 2003 US...

  • May 10, 2022

    Gun epidemic

    While in Havana this past February, I made the acquaintance of a man in his mid-fifties, who hailed from the eastern Cuban province of Guantanamo...

  • April 18, 2022

    Migrant issue

    Back in December 2020, the Independent reported that Chris Philp – the then UK parliamentary under secretary of state and minister for immigration...