Elections_Speculation Time

Election time always is accompanied by speculations.Just look right now at Bush’s poor skills at campaigning showing themselves with multiple repetitions and flip flops and Trump demeaning him in the eyes of the voters who may have thought there was something there. Bush is becoming already almost a “has run”…and with so much money left […]

Will the Real Hillary Rodham Clinton please stand up?

A friend in Murmansk and I have been having a discussion about Ukraine and Crimea. She asked me if I had read the history of Ukraine and Russia. I told her that I have read the Ukrainian version as was provided to me by a Ukrainian.  And then I said… What I have heard in this […]

More on for-profit college news: Corinthian again

Even with the publicity surrounding the for-profit college racket the monetary ‘extractors’, known as for-profit colleges, continue to mine federal dollars in a slurry of political corruption and paid for lobbyists. Governor Jerry Brown of California is the most highly paid corporate courtesan for the for-profit college criminal enterprise lobbyists.  He is not alone among […]

Supreme Court Empowers the Transnational Corporate Class to Buy Congress Through Domestic Corporations.

Supreme Court Empowers the Transnational Corporate Class to Buy US Congress Through Domestic Corporations. Manchurian Candidates: Supreme Court allows China and others unlimited spending in US elections By Greg Palast | Updated from the original report for AlterNet Thursday, January 21, 2010 In today’s Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the […]

Haiti – The State Apparatus Collapsed Too

When the 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti a little over a week ago, a lot more than buildings and infrastructure collapsed. While the presidential palace crumbled, so did the state infrastructure. In a country as desperately poor as Haiti, and with such revolutionary traditions, first and foremost in importance in this state infrastructure are the forces […]

Sarah Palin: Feminist Hero

She was posing for the cover of Runner’s World magazine. It never occurred to Sarah Palin, when she leaned on a disheveled American flag and held up two Blackberries to the camera, that her legs peeking out from those running shorts would end up on the cover of Newsweek. On her Facebook page, Sarah Palin […]

Foreign Contributions and the Supreme’s Overdue Decision on Campaign Funding

Michael Collins The Supreme Court of the United States will soon announce a major decision on our lightly controlled system of campaign funding.  Will it retain some limitations on corporate influence or will the court blow the lid off and cause a perpetual flood of unrestricted corporate contributions? An additional outcome may surprise and shock […]

US Role In Rwandan Genocide

Keith Harmon Snow is an independent war correspondent and former genocide investigator for the United Nations and in 2009 he’s a lecturer at UC Santa Barbara. He was interviewed on Flashpoints news magazine KPFA FM, with Dennis Bernstein. Keith Snow tells reporter Dennis Bernstein the following in his interview: [Kieth Harmon Snow] “…And as opposed […]