Revolt, Americans: War is illegal

Source: Carl Herman, Examiner.com Because war law is so clear in letter and intent, and US “reasons” for current wars not even close to lawful and now uncontested as lies known to be lies as they were told, we can rationally and confidently conclude that “leadership” from both parties and corporate media are complicit in […]

Greece: General strike turns ugly as corporatists force austerity on the backs of workers

Today, Wednesday the 23rd of February, Greece was paralyzed by a nationwide general strike as hundreds of thousands of workers, shop keepers and civil servants walked off the job in a 24-hour protest over the so-called ‘Socialist’ government’s ongoing ‘austerity’ program.  Sound familiar?  Wisconsin is considering a general strike as well, now that Governor Walker […]

Chomsky, the Gate Keepers and the Left Forum

By guest Blogger Terry Morrone I feel guilty and inferior about my unconventional views and about my affliction. I’ll tell you about it later. But I’m reminded of the history of Christianity. There were different versions during the first few centuries of the Christian era. The early church argued about the nature of Christ. Was […]

The Politics of Heroin in Southeast Afghanistan

By Chris McManus In the movie ”American Gangster” the Harlem druglord  Frank Lucas is played by Denzel Washington.  The movie portrays the smuggling of tons of heroin into the US from Vietnam using the coffins of dead American servicemen. Lucas bragged in a magazine article that the coffins were modified with false bottoms” big enough […]

WHAT DO YOU DO WITH A DEAD NUCLEAR REACTOR?

CENSORED IN 1981: WHAT DO YOU DO WITH A DEAD NUCLEAR REACTOR? On July 23, 1976, Pacific Gas & Electric’s Humboldt Bay nuclear reactor in northern California shut down for refueling — and has not reopened since. The plant is located in an earthquake zone and regulators closed it down due to fear of possible […]

Who Gets to Decide?

When a stockbroker told Martha Stewart that a stock was going to tank and she said sell it, that action was called “insider trading.” When Sean Connery teamed up with Catherine Zeta-Jones in the film, “Entrapment,” the plot was to insert some computer code into a central bank computer that siphoned off the hundredths of […]

CENSORED IN 1984

CENSORED IN 1984: MILLIONS OF ETHIOPIANS STARVING TO DEATH Hunger in Africa was consistently nominated as a Censored subject during the early 1980s. When we asked journalists why they didn’t cover the tragedy unfolding there, they would reply;, “It’s not news,” or Everyone already knows about starving Africans,” or “Nothing can be done about it […]