‘West wants Libyan oil, country set for ruin like Iraq and Afghanistan’

Syrians run to Jordan and into a humanitarian crisis

The War in the Shadows

By Chris HedgesAugust 21, 2012 "TruthDig" -- A Swedish documentary filmmaker released a film last year called “Last Chapter—Goodbye Nicaragua.” In it he admitted that he unknowingly facilitated a bombing, almost certainly orchestrated by the Sandinista government of Nicaragua, which took the lives of three reporters I worked with in Central America. One of them,... Continue Reading →

To Bomb or not to Bomb

By Paul BallesAugust 20, 2012 "Information Clearing House" ---- Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu and Defence Minister Barak have been working hard to find sympathy for their craving to bomb Iran.So far they haven't been able to convince eight hesitant senior ministers; and according to Haaretz, have attempted to convince the Israeli public of the imagined... Continue Reading →

Amerika’s Future is Death

By Paul Craig Roberts    "The day we see truth and do not speak is the day we begin to die." - Martin Luther KingAugust 20, 2012 "Information Clearing House" ---- Conspiracy theories have now blossomed into what the smug presstitute media calls a “conspiracy culture.” According to the presstitutes, Americans have to find some explanation... Continue Reading →

Pussy Riot, The Unfortunate Dupes of Amerikan Hegemony

By Paul Craig RobertsAugust 20, 2012 "Information Clearing House" ---- My heart goes out to the three Russian women who comprise the Russian rock band, Pussy Riot. They were brutally deceived and used by the Washington-financed NGOs that have infiltrated Russia. Pussy Riot was sent on a mission that was clearly illegal under statutory law.You... Continue Reading →

With Romney-Ryan, GOP Becomes Grand Old Private-Equity Party

By John NicholsAugust 20, 2012 "Information Clearing House" ---- The ticket Republicans will nominate in Tampa next week is uniquely connected to the “vulture capitalist” constituency, and uniquely committed to protecting the interests of today's robber-baron class.Paul Ryan grew up in a wealthy family with a Republican bent and all the right political and corporate... Continue Reading →

On the Road to Ryan and Ruin

By Lawrence DavidsonAugust 20, 2012 "Information Clearing House" ---- In the 132 years between 1797 and 1929, there was no effective regulation of U.S. economy. No federal agencies existed to control corruption, fraud and exploitation on the part of the business class. Even during the Civil War, economic management on a national level was minimal... Continue Reading →

Government spies on federal agencies’ staffers

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Police allowed to track cell phones without warrants

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NPR serves the banks?

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Anyone a militant in Pakistan? ‘US droning a mockery of human rights’

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Syrians run to Jordan and into a humanitarian crisis

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‘West wants Libyan oil, country set for ruin like Iraq and Afghanistan’

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‘Life more precious than Assad or rebels’: Syrian mini-peace in action

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The London Olympics’ Toxic Legacy?

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Let’s Start a Medicare and Social Security Action (MASS Action) Party

Mon, 08/20/2012 - 00:55 — Anonymousby: Dave LindorffIf you want to know how moribund the Democratic Party is, how completely owned by Wall Street the president is, and how sick our national politics have become, just consider Social Security.The president, earlier in his term, convened a “blue ribbon” panel, supposedly composed of a “broad spectrum” of... Continue Reading →

How German philosopher Jürgen Habermas proposes to save the EU

By Peter Schwarz 20 August 2012Jürgen Habermas has joined the debate about the future of the European Union (EU). On August 3, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper published an article, titled “Change of course for Europe”, written by the 83-year-old philosopher together with Julian Nida-Rümelin and Peter Bofinger.Nida-Rümelin was minister for culture in the Social... Continue Reading →

Chrysler workers in Dundee, Michigan vote 73 percent to reject local agreement

By Lawrence Porter 20 August 2012Last week, workers at the Dundee Engine Plant, southwest of Detroit, voted by a resounding 73 percent against a new local contract agreement supported by the United Auto Workers. The vote was the first rejection of a UAW local contract since Chrysler exited bankruptcy in 2009.The result came as a surprise... Continue Reading →

Quebec CEGEP students end their strike

By Eric Marquis 20 August 2012Under the threat of state repression and heavy pressure from the trade unions and their political ally, the Parti Quebecois, students at the fourteen CEGEPs (pre-university and technical colleges) that have been on strike since last winter voted last week to return to class.University student associations will hold similar general assembly... Continue Reading →

Julian Assange demands end to US witch-hunt

By Mike Head 20 August 2012WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange spoke from a balcony of the Ecuadorean embassy in London yesterday, denouncing the US persecution of himself and WikiLeaks, and exposing moves by the British government to storm the embassy last week as Ecuador had prepared to grant him diplomatic asylum.In another display of intimidation by the... Continue Reading →

Privacy No More? TrapWire’s all-seeing eye tracks your every move

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