Collateral Murder, the WikiLeaks video

This is the video shot of US military personnel firing upon and killing over a dozen people, including two Reuters journalists. Reuters has tried to obtain the video from the Pentagon several times without success. Thanks to anonymous whistleblowers, Wikileaks now has the video. The following is from Wikileaks’ site, Collateral Murder. 5th April 2010 […]

Department of Defense or Department of Money Sucking?

Saul Landau and Nelson P. Valdés History quiz: Name the greatest robbery committed in the last 100 years. A: Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme B: Nazi theft of art treasures from conquered nations C. Diamonds stolen from Africa by Belgians D. The Pentagon budget. This is not a tricky multiple choice question where all the answers […]

US Corporate Media Propagandizes Haiti Tragedy

The following analysis traces the long history of imperial domination and exploitation of Haiti by the United States. The US Corporate media covers the “humanitarian’ message of US military control and fails to include the historical context of over 100 years of imperialism. Haiti’s tragedy: A crime of US imperialism By Bill Van Auken, 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 […]

Cancer Spreading In Iraq due to Depleted Uranium Weapons

Cancer is spreading like wildfire in Iraq. Thousands of infants are being born with deformities. Doctors say they are struggling to cope with the rise of cancer and birth defects, especially in cities subjected to heavy American and British bombardment. Dr Ahmad Hardan, who served as a special scientific adviser to the World Health Organization, […]

Depleted Uranium Causes Cancer

Depleted Uranium is nuclear waste…quite literally…and it causes cancer and birth defects. Depleted uranium is extracted from spent nuclear fuel.  It is a waste byproduct of “enriching” uranium. It is a substance with some remarkable properties.  It is denser than lead, harder than steel.   Munitions tipped with DU are extremely effective, especially when engaging enemies […]

Biggest US Embassy in History to be Built in Baghdad

In what will be a permanent visible sign of US occupation in in Iraq the US has inaugurated a 700 million Embassy flat middle in the green zone. Huffington BAGHDAD — The United States inaugurated its largest embassy ever on Monday, a fortress-like compound in the heart of the Green Zone _ and the most […]