Sony Corporation_North Korean Conspiracy?

Have you been following this story on the hacking of Sony Corporation and the North Korean insinuation? What started out as a hacking of a corporation and the theft of personal information, etc. has now morphed into a terrorist threat from North Korea even though there is yet to be a shred of evidence linking […]

Ecuador seeks to decriminalize drug use: Cannabis now decriminalized

Introduction Ecuador has never been a major producer or trafficker of illegal drugs. As one scholar has stated while Ecuador has become an important transit country for illicit drugs, precursor chemicals, and for money laundering, the illicit drug trade has not been perceived as a major threat to the country’s national security (Edwards S., ‘A […]

China Moves Against the Dollar

  The following video by Storm Clouds Gathering provides an excellent summary of continuing Chinese moves to chip away at the US dollar. These include a recent trade agreement between China and Australia to use the yuan and Australian dollar – rather than the US dollar – in bilateral trade. China entered into a similar […]

Book bannings – The News Story

By Saul Ortega and Nelson Gassett “[I]t is critical to listen to as many diverse voices as possible. When it comes to Cuba, we do exactly that.” -President Barack Obama, responding to questions from blogger Yoani Sanchez, November 19, 2009 On November 15, the U.S. Supreme Court decided not to review a lower court decision […]