Other People’s Countries

By Dady Chery  Apr 18, 2017 at 9:12 am Reposted with permission. For news of the world, peel away from those who follow the daily offerings of bombings and supposed terror attacks, as bulls in the ring chase a red cape to their ritualistic slaughter. Look instead in places like Haiti, where it is easy to discern […]

Macron and Le Pen: Two Faces of the Same Con

Re-posted with permission from NEWS JUNKIE POST By Gilbert Mercier May 1, 2017 at 5:52 am It is sad that a nation defined by a great revolution has come to this: the docile copycat of a pseudo-ideological struggle at play elsewhere between globalism and nationalism. It is sad that in the country of Danton, Mirabeau, Montesquieu and […]

How Trump Mocks His Voters

By Eric Zuesse It usually comes from his actions, instead of from his words, but sometimes Trump mocks his voters verbally too, such as when the New York Daily News bannered on 9 December 2016, «SEE IT: Donald Trump admits he doesn’t ‘care’ about locking up Hillary Clinton» and opened: President-elect Donald Trump once again disassociated himself from his […]

Human Rights and the Arrogance of Power

By BRIAN CLOUGHLEY | 24.04.2017 International policy statements sometimes attract attention because they deal with serious matters, such as human rights, concerning which an important speech was made to the UN Security Council on April 18 by US Ambassador Nikki Haley. Ambassador Haley declared that «When a state begins to systematically violate human rights, it is a sign, […]

Why Trusting US Government and Mainstream Media Makes You a Dupe

By ERIC ZUESSE | 17.04.2017 | Who trusts the U.S. government and American newsmedia nowadays? Only dupes possibly can. Just look at the recent history, for the evidence on that: The U.S. Government and ‘news’media lied us into invading Iraq in 2003, and hid their coup that overthrew the democratically elected progressive government in Iran in 1953, and lied to say […]

From Nuisance to Threat: The High Cost of Truth — Paul Craig Roberts

From Nuisance to Threat: The High Cost of Truth Paul Craig Roberts When one gives so much scarce time and energy from one’s life to a large and unknown public, one needs to know that it is sufficiently appreciated to be a worthwhile use of one’s time and energy. This is especially the case when […]

The Use of the T-Word – Treason – Against Trump Is Hyperbolic

By Wayne Madsen. It is vogue among many Democrats and neo-conservative Republicans in Washington, DC to use the «T» word – treason — to describe President Donald Trump’s and members of the administration’s relationships with the Russian ambassador to the United States and other Russian officials. As defined by Article III, Section 3 of the […]

WikiLeaks reveals vast CIA spying, cyberwar operation

8 March 2017 The bitter internecine struggle within the US state apparatus and ruling political establishment, featuring unsubstantiated Democratic claims of Russian hacking in support of Trump, on the one hand, and Trump’s own charge that his campaign was bugged by Obama, on the other, was overshadowed Tuesday by a massive release of CIA documents […]

Iranians’ Opinions of ISIS, of US Government and of US People

By ERIC ZUESSE  – 05.03.2017 – Iranians hold in extremely low regard: the U.S. government, ISIS, Osama bin Laden, the Taliban, and international terrorism, but their opinions of the American people are remarkably higher than their opinions of the American government — they don’t believe that America’s government represents the American people, at all. They […]

Trump administration escalates campaign of fear and terror against immigrants

6 March 2017 Another week of the Trump administration’s campaign against undocumented immigrants has brought another round of atrocious cases in which longstanding US residents have been snatched from their families and either jailed or deported. The litany of horrors has been almost entirely ignored by the national media and the Democratic Party, which is […]

US ramps up bombing campaign in Yemen

By Niles Niemuth 6 March 2017 In a major escalation of operations in Yemen, the US military carried out more than 30 airstrikes and drone strikes on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, hitting multiple targets allegedly linked to Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). As many as 20 people were reported killed in the attacks, […]

One Hundred Years Ago: the Triumph of the February Revolution 1917

By MICHAEL JABARA CARLEY In mid-February 1917, according to the Julian calendar of Russia, the authority of the tsarist autocracy held by a thread, frayed by hundreds of years of oppression of the Russian menu peuple. A chasm existed between the glamorous world of the landed aristocracy and wealthy bourgeoisie who lived well, and peasants and […]