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Ramzy Baroud is an author and editor of www.palestinechronicle.com. His work has been published in many newspapers and journals worldwide. His latest book is The Second Palestinian Intifada: A Chronicle of a People's Struggle (Pluto Press, London).
The Internet is a Game Changer - The internet changes not only how the news is conveyed - digitally or on paper - but also how our perception of the news is changing altogether. Published May 27, 2010 in Commentary
Power Shift in Singapore, Yet APEC Offers No Clear Answers - The APEC Summit delineated a shift in power toward China, but it also presented a new set of priorities in which the environment didn't seem to top the list. Published November 25, 2009 in Commentary
Globalization Unchecked: How Alien Media Suffocate Real Culture - To sell products, global media also sell ideas, often one-sided, and create unjustifiable fascinations with ways of life that hardly represent natural progression for many vanishing cultures and communities around the world. Published November 18, 2009 in Opinion
Change the Lobby - If we are truly to see some transformation in the way the US now rules the world, the war-mongering machine must be dismantled. Published February 11, 2009 in Opinion
Gaza and the World: Will Things Ever Change? - One has to wonder: if Israel kills a thousand more, ten thousand, or half of Gaza, will the US still blame Palestinians? Published January 08, 2009 in Opinion
The Rights of Women as Casualties of War - Equality between the genders is not only an act of virtue, but also a sound strategy for a brighter future for any nation, rich or poor. Published November 26, 2008 in Opinion
World Food Day: Global Crises' Double Standards - Those who cried foul every time a Third World government dared intervene in their national economy said nothing as the US, the UK and others defied every rule of the free market economy. Published November 04, 2008 in Opinion
Palestinian Economy: From Bad to Wretched - Without proper channels to empower the Palestinian individual and community, Palestinians will remain economically disadvantaged and thus politically handicapped. Published October 02, 2008 in Opinion
Global Realignment: How Bush Inspired a New World Order - The upcoming US president will find himself face-to-face with a drastically altered world order defined by military pandemonium, global economic decline, and the rise of new powers vying to fill a chaotic power vacuum. Published September 11, 2008 in Opinion
Journalistic Imperatives: Saying What Others Mightn't - The huge gap left open by subservient corporate media called for the development of alternative means of communication, some with their own agenda but widespread enough to balance out. Published July 07, 2008 in Media
Coexistence, Not Apartheid - If Israel is indeed interested in a peaceful resolution to this bloody conflict, it must add a new word to its lexicon: coexistence. Published June 05, 2008 in Opinion
Mixed Priorities: Why Palestinian Unity is Not an Option - For Israel, the clash between Abbas' Fatah and Islamic Hamas was a golden opportunity, one that is comparable to the benefits gleaned from another opportune moment, the terrorist attacks of September 11. Published April 30, 2008 in Opinion
War against Iran an Uncertain Future - An attack on Iran doesn't seem as certain as the war against Iraq always did. Public pressure combined with political courage could reverse seemingly determined war efforts. Published March 24, 2008 in US Politics
Media Language and War: Manufacturing Convenient Realities - To approach the truth, journalists must comprehend the context, analyse the motives and follow the line of logic, and then report without self-censorship, coercion or intimidation. Published February 14, 2008 in Opinion
Guantanamo as a Symbol - The prison is arguably one of the worst mockeries of international law, which was itself drafted partly by American legal experts. Published January 18, 2008 in US Politics
Apologists for Oppression: The Pernicious Cult of Media 'Experts' - As those justifying violence on the basis of security work to make the world increasingly unsafe, there seems an equally increasing need for a new kind of media that requires a new kind of 'expert'. Published November 27, 2007 in Opinion
A Case for Arab Dignity - Arab countries need an element of self-reflection and responsibility to make viable any pragmatic steps towards improvement and justice. Published November 08, 2007 in Opinion
Cluster Bomb Treaty and the World's Unfinished Business, Published December 15, 2008 in Geopolitics
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