Israel Attacks Justice Boat; Kidnaps 21 Human Rights Workers Including Former U.S. Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney and Nobel Laureate Mairead Maguire

Israeli Occupation Forces have kidnapped 21 Human rights workers aboard the Free Gaza boat, ‘Spirit of Humanity.’ Amongst those kidnapped were Nobel laureate Mairead Maguire and former U.S. Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney. The ship was trying to deliver humanitarian aid to Gaza from Cyprus. The sailing of the Free Gaza Movement’s boat was the first since […]

US states’ budget crisis sets stage for new attack on the working class

US states’ budget crisis sets stage for new attack on the working class By Tom Eley 27 June 2009 By Tuesday, many US state governments must pass budgets for the coming fiscal year. The state capitals are now the scene of bitter feuding among governors and legislators over how the deficits will be met. But […]

California State Budget Crisis Not Caused by the Recession

California State Budget Crisis Not Caused by the Recession by Peter Phillips The budget crisis in California has been artificially created by cutting taxes on the wealthiest people and corporations. The current “crisis” is a shock and awe process designed to undermine wages and unions in the state and force labor concessions to protect corporate […]

Obama’s First Coup d’Etat: Honduran President has been Kidnapped: Updates 1, 2, 3

Obama’s First Coup d’Etat: Honduran President has been Kidnapped: Updates 1, 2, 3 June 28th 2009, by Eva Golinger Caracas, Venezuela –  The text message that beeped on my cell phone this morning read “Alert, Zelaya has been kidnapped, coup d’etat underway in Honduras, spread the word.” It’s a rude awakening for a Sunday morning, […]

Why does the U.S. government torture people?

Why does the U.S. government torture people? Well, it’s just standard practice, and unfortunately, U.S. government agents torture Americans far more often than they torture foreign “terrorists.”

Since most of you are saying, “No way. That can’t be true!” I’ll let you in on one of the dirty secrets that the “news” media cartel has kept you in the dark about.

The Revolution in Iran Will Not be Televised

Many people have started to speak up about how the major media outlets are covering the Iran post election events and with good reason. I have tried to watch the coverage myself  with frustration.  Even the more progressive news outlets are assuming that the election was an outright fraud with almost no reliable information coming out […]

Obama Makes Fun of Innocent Uyghur People He Is Abusing At Guantanamo Bay Torture Camp

The United States government has been holding a number of Chinese ethnic minorities call Uyghurs at the notorious US prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Conditions are so brutal that cell extraction teams routinely rush into cells at full speed with shields and gouge beneath the ears, in the eyes, and on the throat of […]

Revolution or Covert Regime Change in Iran?

As of now, many news outlets, including alternative news outlets, have declared the Iranian elections to be a fraud; however, Paul Craig Roberts, Esam Al-Amin, and the reluctant Jack Z. Bratich over at CounterPunch have been raising some red flags that should have all of us thinking about the fallout of the recent election. Here’s […]

Obama’s Boris Yeltsin Style Neo-Liberal Plan to Endow a Kleptocracy and Impose Poverty on the Population At Large

Michael Hudson, a former Wall Street economist and currently a research Professor at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, tells us how President Obama’s Financial Reform Plan protects the status quo and is a surrender to his Wall Street cronies. There is a touch of Boris Yeltsin, Hudson writes, in his sponsorship of a financial […]

The dialogue on BELIZIAN and BOHEMIAN GROVE misses the point

by Mary Moore  June 20, 2009 The latest dustup re: Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor and her membership in BELEZIAN GROVE  has created quite the dialogue among the cyberspace chattering class. Most of it has centered on whether men and women should have their own private clubs if they are elected or appointed officials. Little, if […]