Criminalizing unions and student groups in Mexico

  On Friday September 13, 2013, the federal police marched in Mexico City’s historic central square to retake space from thousands of teachers who had been occupying it for the past month to protest an overhaul of nation’s education policies. It all happened in a matter of minutes (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m0m2b4bCwoE&feature=youtu.be).  After a month of tolerating the […]

The Classroom of the Future is a hotel room with an overhead projector! Motel 6- we'll leave the classroom on for ya!”

Backstage view of the University of Phoenix as workers discuss slow-motion mass layoffs. The putridity of the for-profit college criminal enterprise is beyond comprehension;  unless one talks to the actual workers and former workers who understand the seedy side of the ‘racket’ we call drive-by predatory colleges.  The public who provides the funds for these […]

Exposing Class

By Peter Phillips and Brady Osborne Estimates are that the total world’s wealth is close to $200 trillion, with the US and Europe holding approximately 63 percent of that total; meanwhile, the poorest half of the global population together possesses less than 2 percent of global wealth. The World Bank reports that, 1.29 billion people […]

The Chilean dictatorship used chemical weapons on their own people: September 11, 1973 and the rise of the US backed terrorist regime of Augusto Pinochet in Chile

Americans remember well the attacks of September 11, 2001 on the Twin Towers in New York.  Not only was the attack used by politicians and the corporate media to justify an illegal war in Iraq and Afghanistan, but it was also a symbolic platform for the emergence of the neo-American ‘patriots’ who saw an opportunity […]

Hey, 1% corporate media: Truth, heroism now or be War Criminals forever

hat tip to Global Research and Peter Dyer US 1% corporate media lies by omission and commission to “cover” obvious US 1% crimes centering in war and money. The above three links explain, document, and prove these charges in “emperor has no clothes” obviousness. These are among perhaps 100 crucially important issues about which our […]

The Need for (and Unlikely American Embrace of) Reason, Ethics, and Law

Empires despise laws. Now the U.S. Empire desires to dominate Syria, in contravention of United Nations Charter and the Geneva Conventions. But when the Geneva Conventions and International Laws of War and Commerce were created and put into force, there was still a belief that nations of the world could live in harmony by being […]

US Military: no lawful orders exist for unlawful wars; arrest 'leaders' who issue them

US military and families: the Oath of Enlistment is the military’s honor and foundation of armed service: “defend the Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic.” Basic training includes instruction to refuse unlawful orders, with officers authorized to arrest those who issue them. The most important unlawful order to recognize is to deploy for OBVIOUS […]

Wikileaks reveals a private network of over 92 companies engaged in full spectrum global espionage

The following was gleaned from the pages of El Telegrafo, September 5, 2013 — an Ecuadorian newspaper.  Introduction Spy Files 3 The Spy Files #3 form part of the documents that the organization Wikileaks has published since 2011 regarding companies dedicated to providing intelligence and security. In this research which  includes El Telegrapho from Ecuador, […]

11 days US unlawful wars cost = 1 year free tuition for every US public college

US current wars: Orwellian unlawful because US armed attacks, invasions, and occupations of foreign lands are unlawful Wars of Aggression. Two treaties, the Kellogg-Briand Pact and UN Charter, make armed attacks on another nation unlawful unless in response to armed attack by that nation’s government. Importantly, all “reasons” given for war to Americans, our military, […]

BLOWING UP THE MIDDLE EAST: OBAMA'S SYRIA AND THE MASCULINITY OF WAR

By Kathleen Barry Since President Obama announced on August 31, 2013 that he has “decided that the United States should take military action against Syrian regime targets. This would not be an open-ended intervention,” he is taking the high road, talking about human dignity and how the international community would be a failure if it […]