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The United States Punishing Cuba

Here is how the annual vote in the UN General Assembly calling for an end to the US's embargo against Cuba has gone.…

Russia invades Ukraine. Again. And again. And yet again … using Saddam’s WMD

The Ukrainian and US governments have been feeding us these scare stories for eight months now, without clear visual or other evidence.…

Torturer on the Ballot

Before he ran for office, Jerry Cannon ran the U.S. death camp at Guantanamo and, according to a witness, was personally responsible for ordering torture.…

Talk of a Third Intifada: Where to from Here, Palestine?

Talk of a Third Intifada: Where to from Here, Palestine?

When a journalist like Thomas Friedman of the New York Times tries to do a historian’s job, the outcome can be quite interesting.…

Will Obama Snatch Defeat from the Jaws of Victory with the Islamic State?

As the Obama administration gradually escalates the U.S. involvement in solving the IS problem, the risks associated with this involvement also escalate. …

Living with Insanity: Harper, Abbott, and Cameron at the Brisbane G-20

Living with Insanity: Harper, Abbott, and Cameron at the Brisbane G-20

Before Stephen Harper, Canada enjoyed for many decades a reputation for fairness and decency and intelligence in international affairs.…

A Global House Of Cards

A Global House Of Cards

Washington’s ability to rig markets has allowed it to keep its economic house of cards standing.…

Dirty Entanglements: Corruption, Crime, and Terrorism – Book Review

Dirty Entanglements has many truths disguised with many omissions.…

What We Truly Learned from the Great War and the Absurdity of Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day is not really about loss of life because the only way to hold those or any lives sacred is not to send them off to war in the…

The ISIS Strategy

The ISIS Strategy

ISIS was formed as part of a dialectical strategy of “controlled opposition” to create instability in hitherto stable and prosperous states.…

The U.S. Government’s Diminishing Commitment to the Security of Its Own Citizens

It’s time for the US government to recommit itself to the rule of law and the protection of the rights and liberties of American citizens.…

‘Party of One: Stephen Harper and Canada’s Radical Makeover’ – Book Review

Party of One is a necessary read for all interested in political affairs in Canada and its relationship with the world around it. …

Why You Should Not Vote

Why You Should Not Vote

By not voting, I am dissenting not to an issue or topic or war but to the system and mechanisms that have institutionalized corruption and oligarchy.…

Political Bunraku

For the 95% of humanity living outside the United States, no one in America’s government ever gives them a moment’s thought, unless they step out of line.…

Discovering Iran

Discovering Iran

With every wrong policy, America adds to the scars and strengthens the character and spirit of Iran, this unbreakable nation.…

First Up for the Republican Congress: Audit the Federal Reserve

First Up for the Republican Congress: Audit the Federal Reserve

The Federal Reserve to increase the money supply to prop up the banking system so it can continue lending money to the government. It is time to audit the Fed.…

American Financial Markets Have No Relationship To Reality

American Financial Markets Have No Relationship To Reality

The price of bullion is not determined in a real market, but in a rigged paper market in which there is no limit to the ability to print paper gold.…

The Cause of Terrorism

If we want to get rid of terrorism, we need to stop blaming religions, history, culture, etc. and look at our own actions.…

Presidential Crimes: Then And Now

The Establishment, whether Republican or Democratic, is responsive not to solving issues but to accommodating the special interest groups that comprise it.…

Why Foreign Military Intervention Usually Fails in the 21st Century

Why Foreign Military Intervention Usually Fails in the 21st Century

Civilizational and species survival itself depends on the urgency of building an effective movement against the war system.…

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