Norman Finkelstein speaks in San Francisco, August 23

Tonight in San Francisco, Augusts 23rd, at a fundraiser for Children in the Gaza, Norman Finkelstein was the guest speaker. For those of you who may not be familiar with him, Norman Finkelstein is a professor of Political Theory, the writer of nine books dealing with the Israeli Conflict with the Palestinian People, an American […]

John Kerry, Secretary of State: a corrupt plutocrat & petty fascist unmasked by Snowden

John Kerry has spent most of his political career masquerading as a liberal, but recent events have continued to unmask him as another psychotic plutocrat with nothing but contempt for the Constitution, democracy, American citizens and the rule of law.   On August 1, 2013 Kerry made the claim that the Egyptian Army restored democracy […]

Bread and Circus

The Roman and US Empires: A point of view “There is nothing so frightening as ignorance in action.”  — Goethe The fall of the Roman Empire has been the subject of much debate and comment for many centuries.  Indeed, the founding of our own republic was built on the founder’s of this country’s understanding of […]

Torture & the Case of Aafia Siddiqui

The conviction of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui on Feb. 3 of this year for attempted murder raised widespread outrage in Pakistan, Siddiqui’s home country. Born in Karachi in 1972 and educated at MIT in the US, Aafia Siddiqui is not a likely candidate for being caught up in this web of terrorism counter terrorism. Siddiqui was […]

Obama the Deceiver’s Cairo Speech: Don’t Believe Sugar Coated Lies and Hypocrisy

Last week President Barack Obama delivered a much-anticipated speech in Egypt, which the Administration hoped would mark a change in world perception concerning US foreign policy. Obama changed some of the rhetoric of George W. Bush to make his policies seem more appealing to a skeptical world population. The President quoted the Qur’an out of […]

Egyptian Activist Takes Fight Against Government Corruption Online

As technology changes and the media with it, we find stories such as this one showing that people have a new weapon against government repression.  We must keep as many independent news channels open as possible and this article shows how that can happen in the new age of blogging:  Nora Younis has risen to […]