Syrian Conflict a Proxy War, Driven by Internal Struggle

Iran’s Call for Nuclear Abolition by 2025 is Unreported by New York Times

By Alice SlaterAugust 28, 2012 "Information Clearing House" ---- The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), formed in 1961 during the Cold War, is a group of 120 states and 17 observer states not formally aligned with or against any major power bloc. The NAM held its opening 2012 session yesterday under the new chairmanship of Iran, which... Continue Reading →

The Western Onslaught Against International Law

By Paul Craig RobertsAugust 28, 2012 "Information Clearing House" ---- A new film, “Compliance,” examines “the human desire to follow and obey authority.” Liberal institutions, such as the media, universities, federal courts, and human rights organizations, which have traditionally functioned as checks on the blind obedience to authority, have in our day gone over to... Continue Reading →

The Program

By Laura Poitras                                                                   August 28, 2012 "New York Times"The Program: The filmmaker Laura Poitras profiles William Binney, a 32-year veteran of the National Security Agency who helped design a top-secret program he says is broadly collecting Americans’ personal data.It took me a few days to work up the nerve to phone William Binney. As someone... Continue Reading →

Illegal immigrants’ children stay orphans in the US?

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Syrian Conflict a Proxy War, Driven by Internal Struggle

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‘Obama puts off Iran invasion until November’

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IDF aerial video: Israel airstrike hits Hamas compound in Gaza

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Timely Massacre? ‘Aim to make Russia & China change stance on Syria’

Corporate bribery and political corruption on display at Republican, Democratic conventions

By Barry Grey 28 August 2012The world was spared one day of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida thanks to the arrival of Hurricane Isaac, which forced the organizers to delay the proceedings until Tuesday. For the next three days, however, the degradation and corruption of the American political system will be on full display.There... Continue Reading →

Fed minutes point to a bankrupt economic order

28 August 2012Much of the attention of the financial markets and media since the minutes of the July 31-August 1 meeting of the US Federal Reserve Board’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) were released last week has focused on when and how the Fed will carry out the next stage of quantitative easing—the process through... Continue Reading →

Fight over NDAA’s police-state provisions continues in court

By Jake OlzenAugust 27, 2012 "Information Clearing House" ---- The Obama administration continues to defend its right to violate the rights of the people it is supposed to govern. On August 6, Department of Justice lawyers filed an appeal in federal court against a recent ruling that temporarily enjoined section 1021 of the National Defense... Continue Reading →

The Conservative Psyche: How Ordinary People Come to Embrace Paul Ryan’s Cruelty

By Joshua HollandAugust 27, 2012 "Information Clearing House" ---- Earlier this year, Democratic operatives looking for the best way to define Mitt Romney discovered something interesting about Paul Ryan's budget. The New York Times reported that when the details of his proposals were run past focus groups, they found that the plan is so cruel... Continue Reading →

Orwell’s 1984 Solution to Criminalize War “If There was Hope, it must Lie in the Proles”

By James Tracy“The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance-it is the illusion of knowledge.”-Daniel BoorstinAugust 27, 2012 "Information Clearing House" ---- In George Orwell’s 1984 the Outer Party comprised a mere thirteen percent of the population and was subject to the ideological filters in play at the Ministry of Truth and the broader bureaucratic... Continue Reading →

Timely Massacre? ‘Aim to make Russia & China change stance on Syria’

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CrossTalk: Feeding Fat Cats

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Exposed: IDF abuses kids, uses children as human shield

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"Nonsense Economics" and the Deepening Greek Crisis

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