What Do They Have to Do to Lose Your Vote? — The Trail of Broken Promises

It’s memory lane, I know, but no less pertinent today then it was in 2008. It could be filed under “lessons not learned” but, as such, it carries value for the next, and up-and-coming round of the Dem establishment herding the party skeletons into their deepest and dankest closets. by MATT GONZALEZ Counterpunch: OCTOBER 29, 2008 Watching […]

Paid to Lose — The Progressive Movement is a PR Front for Rich Democrats

by JOHN STAUBER Counterpunch, WEEKEND EDITION MARCH 15-17, 2013 There is good news in the Boston Globe today for the managers, development directors, visionaries, political hacks and propaganda flacks who run “the Progressive Movement.”   More easy-to-earn and easy-to-hide soft money, millions of dollars,  will be flowing to them from super rich Democrats and business corporations.  […]

Hillary Clinton: The International Neocon Warmonger by Webster G. Tarpley

Hillary Clinton has announced her candidacy for President of the United States. While the European press showers her with praise without thinking, Webster G. Tarpley recalls her balance sheet: in all circumstances, she supported war and corporate interests. As the National Journal reported in 2014, even the pathetically weak anti-war left is not ready to […]

The Neo-liberally Rolling Corporate Climate Coup…

“You never let a serious crisis go to waste” – Rahm Emmanuel First you create a crisis – real or just a perception of one – and then you milk it in the “free market” for all it’s worth. So pardon me if I’m not buying it as it is being sold by our overlords and […]

Germany’s Merkel Comes Out As Basically A U.S. Agent….

By Eric Zuesse: On Wednesday, April 1st, German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cabinet approved a measure to bring fracking (the patents for which are owned mainly by “large American companies, including Halliburton, Baker Hughes and Schlumberger”) into Germany. This is a prelude not only to U.S. President Obama’s secret Trans-Atlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP) pact […]

One of U.S. White House’s Top Ukrainian Gangsters Gets U.S. Reprimand

Eric Zuesse Ihor Kolomoysky, a Ukrainian oligarch and friend of the Obama White House (he is the employer of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden’s son Hunter Biden), has now been reprimanded by America’s own Ambassador in Ukraine, after he had used physical force in a corporate dispute. Kolomoysky (whose net worth is estimated at $3-$6 billion) is […]

Not your regular evening news.

A letter by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. Venezuela does not represent a threat – on the contrary – follow the money – she represents an economic opportunity for the masters of the greedy US neocons: Letter to the People of the United States: “Venezuela Is Not a Threat”. Nicolas Maduro Mondoweiss has the inside on Netanyahu’s warmongering […]

Review (part 4) of: Who Owns America? A New Declaration of Independence

This is the fourth part of a multi-part review of Who Owns America? A New Declaration of Independence, edited by Herbert Agar and Alan Tate, an anthology of essays by twenty-one social critics considered to be conservative when the book was first published in 1936. Unfortunately, when I started writing this review, I forgot that […]

Review (part 3) of: Who Owns America? A New Declaration of Independence

This is the third part of a multi-part review of Who Owns America? A New Declaration of Independence, edited by Herbert Agar and Alan Tate, an anthology of essays by twenty-one social critics considered to be conservative when the book was first published in 1936. I’ve grouped Chapters 3-6 together, because they all deal in […]

Japanese Resist US Military Bases In Okinawa

By Ayano Ginoza, Michiko Hase and Gwyn Kirk, www.fpif.org November 3rd, 2014 ( reposted from Popular Resistance) Despite intense crackdowns, activists on the Japanese island of Okinawa continue to resist the construction of new U.S. military bases. They come in kayaks and canoes to protect the bay, maintain a tent city on the beach, and […]

Review (part 2) of: Who Owns America? A New Declaration of Independence

This is the second part of a multi-part review of Who Owns America? A New Declaration of Independence, edited by Herbert Agar and Alan Tate, an anthology of essays by twenty-one social critics considered to be conservative when the book was first published in 1936. Chapter 2: In “Big Business in the Property State,” Lyle H. […]