The ex-American intelligence analyst, Edward Snowden said today he wants to seek political asylum in Russia until he can travel to Latin America, where several countries have offered him asylum status. At a meeting convened at the Sheremetyevo airport with representatives of international human rights organizations, Snowden today broke the silence that he has kept […]
Former U.S. intelligence analyst Edward Snowden has not yet communicated with the authorities of Venezuela or Bolivia in relation to the offer of political asylum they had offered him on Friday. Nicaragua also stated they would take the ex-CIA analyst but this tiny country has also not heard from Snowden. Venezuelan Foreign Minister Elias […]
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 […]
Some things never change; one of them is the divide and conquer strategy; the favorite tactic of the capitalist ruling class. So much could be written that has and although the figures cited below are now much, much worse — with prison populations of over 2.2 million and unemployment and racism ravaging communities in ways unbeknownst […]
How convenient it is that the justice department has decided the person who sent weapon’s grade anthrax to key Democratic offices, like Senator Patrick Leahey’s, is a dead person. Yes, It is Obama’s justice Department, but the people in it were hired in the last nine years. I think Obama’s Justice department is working under […]
By SAUL LANDAU and NELSON P. VALDÉS “If the American nation will speak softly, and yet build and keep at a pitch of the highest training a thoroughly efficient navy, the Monroe Doctrine will go far.” -President Theodore Roosevelt, 1903 “I am going to teach the South American republics to elect good men.” -Woodrow Wilson, […]
by Mitchel Cohen Two decades ago, the garbage barge, the Khian Sea, with no place in the U.S. willing to accept its garbage, left the territorial waters of the United States and began circling the oceans in search of a country willing to accept its cargo: 14,000 tons of toxic incinerator ash. First it went […]
As thousands of people gathered on the 20th of November, outside of Fort Benning, Georgia for the annual protest to shut down the US Army training center dubbed by critics as the “School of the Assassins” for having trained some of the worst human rights violators in Latin America, El Salvadorean armed forces have now taken to the streets of El Salvador in conjunction with the national police.
Reflective citizens need to ask what the celebration of Veterans Day is really about. If we are no longer celebrating the cause of peace, and instead are celebrating the military, what exactly are we celebrating?