Checkers and Chess in the Middle East and Africa

       What’s happening in the Middle East, more pointedly in the country of Syria and its surrounding neighbors, is a game of one hegemonic beast, the US, playing checkers, while another less militarily powerful but still a country to be reckoned with, Russia, playing chess.      When a super power has all the military might necessary to control […]

White Supremacists work hand in hand with for-profit prisons

From: Anti-fascist researcher, David Emory http://spitfirelist.com/news/iron-bars-do-not-a-prison-make-for-nazis/ COMMENT: In recent posts, we have exam­ined indi­ca­tions of col­lu­sion between cor­rec­tions offi­cers in the United States and neo-Nazi/white suprema­cist prison gangs. We have also high­lighted col­lu­sion between Ger­man intel­li­gence and neo-Nazi net­works in that country. Two recent sto­ries sup­ple­ment that research, indi­cat­ing yet again that there are omi­nous […]

Swiss Pass CEO Pay Initiative

According to the BBC, 68% of Swiss voters have backed a “fat cat” referendum to impose strict controls on CEO pay. The new law gives shareholders a veto on CEO compensation and bans “golden handshakes,” i.e. big payouts for new and departing managers. DW reports the success of the Swiss initiative is leading German political […]

Ellen Brown: US economic reform creates full-employment, renewed infrastructure, and zero national debt

source, with Zeitgeist Addendum video. Attorney and author of the brilliant Web of Debt, Ellen Brown, is among the leading US advocates of monetary reform and state-owned banks. Among Ellen’s articles is one worth highlighting for how quickly a national economy can turn from ruin to astounding productivity: Nazi Germany’s direct creation of money to […]

AMERICAN INDUSTRIALISTS TRADED WITH THE ENEMY

CENSORED IN 1982: AMERICAN INDUSTRIALISTS TRADED WITH THE ENEMY Author Charles Higham, in a shocking expose of American corporate greed, has revealed a disgraceful if not criminal collaboration of some of America’s largest corporations with Nazi German not only before but during World War II. Higham documents his claims with information gathered through the National […]

The DoD – the biggest corporation of all

By SAUL LANDAU and NELSON P. VALDES Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.  This world in arms is not spending money alone.  It is spending the sweat […]

Greece: A New Phase in the World Economic Crisis

A new phase in capitalism’s global economic crisis appears to be opening up. As is usual, this crisis has first hit the financial sector of capitalism. First, it was in the privately-owned banks and other financial institutions. Now the contagion has spread to public treasuries. The sovereign debt crisis in Dubai was the first warning. […]