Will the Greek economic collapse lead to private for-profit prison incarceration?

 Picture of the Prison of Socrates in Greece The prison population in Greece has seen a steady rise within the last dozen years.  Below are some of the numbers. Prisoners in Greece Year   Capacity Population 1998 4,332        6,150 2005 5,584        8,72 2008 7,543        11,243 2009 9,103        11,736 2011 9,223        12,586 http://www.athensnews.gr/issue/13477/52110  Now, with the country […]

UK government has plans to privatize police

The West Midlands and Surrey police departments, among others, are facing budget cuts, so the UK government is planning on privatizing parts of the police force to private contractors. Several UK cities, such as Lincolnshire, have already opted for privatization, while the West Midlands and Surrey have opened up bidding to do the same. As […]

US overthrew Iran's democracy 1953-1979, armed Iraq to invade 1980-1988, now lies for more war

The focus of this article is to explore the vicious and unlawful history of US intervention in Iran’s government. It’s from my brief: War with Iraq and Afghanistan, rhetoric for war with Iran: In 1953, the United States CIA led by one of President Theodore Roosevelt’s grandsons, initiated a coup in Iran (Operation Ajax)[8] to remove […]

Michael Vick’s America: Redemption of the Pawns

Michael Vick has signed a $100 million contract to play for the Philadelphia Eagles over the next six years. Coming on the heels of a lengthy prison sentence and status as a third-string quarterback for the Eagles just a season ago, this mega-contract is part of, according to Ashley Fox at ESPN, “an amazing, redemptive […]

Unfair Labor Practices at the University of Maryland mount: University promises to renew contract with Daycon despite NLRB ruling

  As the plutocrats gain momentum in American politics and with the Obama administration falling into despicable disgrace in face of corporate hegemony, there is little doubt that there will be more suffering in America.  The savage cuts to government programs foisted on the American people by a rabid oligarchy operating through the Republican Party […]

World War III: The 'resources' war

As the media deals with erruptions in the Middle East and elsewhere as so many bee bees in a bag what is overlooked is that the US has been and is now involved in World War Three. Actions in Libya, Yemen, Tunisia, Iraq, Afghanistan and more can only be seen under the umbrella of a […]

President of the University of Maryland allegedly walked out in a huff after discussion on Daycon with students, officials

  Just when one thought that the situation at the University of Maryland could not get worse, it did.  If it is not management abusing public workers at the university, which has been is being reported at Daily Censored and the Diamondback (the University of Maryland’s campus paper), it has now come to light that […]

The Cheddar Rebellion is about all of us.

“We need to live within our means,” I hear people say. And I always wonder, why can’t rich people live within their means? Their means are really great. They could actually make do with a lot less than their current means, and still have nice yachts and summer villas and trips to Bermuda or wherever the hell rich people go.

Detroit Federation of Teachers: Support Steve Conn for Detroit Teacher's Union president

The photo is from inside one of the many destroyed public schools and is due to Rich Gibson of the Rouge Forum.  The following is a brief overview by Rich.  You can see more about Detroit Pubic Schools and the criminal racket that is Eli Broad and Bill Gates by going to Author Posts and […]

The Outrageous G8/G20 Costs

The costs for the last G8/G20 event in Toronto are so outrageous, that you’d think they were joking. If only they were. The final tab ran over $1.25 billion. Some of the costs were: $80 million for food and accommodation $34 million on telecommunications and electronics $17 million for vehicle rentals and transportation $4.5 million […]