Obama violates international laws even the Nazis didn’t violate

Days after President Obama stated he was not going to scramble jets to catch a 29 year old hacker, Bolivian president Evo Morales’ plane was diverted to Vienna, Austria after France, Portugal, Italy and Spain closed their air space to the plane. It widely believed the US initiated a “lock down” of air space because […]

Jet containing Bolivian president, Evo Morales’s is refused entry into European airspace

  As the days go by, the plot over the plight of Edward Snowden, the whistleblower who once worked for the CIA and Booz Allen Hamilton (a private intelligence contractor) heated up (http://www.dailycensored.com/booz-allen-hamilton-helping-the-government-insure-domestic-tranquility/). The London Guardian has reported that after a plane carrying the Bolivian president, Evo Morales was flying home from Russia it was […]

The World’s Debts Shall Not Be Repaid

From: The B u l l e t Socialist Project • E-Bulletin No. 791 March 28, 2013 By Ingo Schmidt Ingo Schmidt is an economist, a writer, and a labour educator. He is the Coordinator of the Labour Studies Program at Athabasca University. His latest book, co-edited with Bryan Evans is Social Democracy After the […]

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. […]

African Farm Workers Face Repressive Conditions in Italy

The World Socialist Website has a full report on the exploitive abuses of African farm laborers in Italy. Like many countries in the world the wages for the hardest jobs are so low that immigrants—with or without official legal residency status— are used to harvest crops. When workers push for better wages and conditions the […]

CENSORED IN 1992: WORLD’S LEADING MERCHANT OF DEATH

CENSORED IN 1992: THE WORLD’S LEADING MERCHANT OF DEATH In the 1980’s, global arms spending rocketed to nearly $1 trillion annually — or, about $2 million a minute. The two leading arms merchants were the United States and the former Soviet Union. Now the Soviet Union is gone, but its place has been taken by […]

Smart meters raise privacy concerns

New electrical meters are being rolled out to help reduce energy use, but privacy concerns have risen over how much data is being sent in real time to utility companies. The devices send data on household energy consumption directly to utilities on a regular basis, allowing the firms to manage demand more efficiently and advise […]