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New Silk Road or New World War for NATO Colonies?

New Silk Road or New World War for NATO Colonies?

The Trans-Atlantic community is now faced with a choice which, if answered incorrectly, may condemn humanity to an early extinction

03 June 2016

by Matthew Ehret-Kump

If Donald is the “Deliverer,” could Hillary be God's punishment for Satan?

If Donald is the “Deliverer,” could Hillary be God's punishment for Satan?

The presidential race in the U.S. is turning out to be the most interesting in recent history. 

02 June 2016

by Satori Wolstenholme

Fear For Civilians As Islamic State Halts Iraqi Army At Gates Of Fallujah

Fear For Civilians As Islamic State Halts Iraqi Army At Gates Of Fallujah

Although most of Fallujah’s population is believed to have fled, 50,000 people are still thought to be trapped inside with limited access to food, water or healthcare

31 May 2016

Stephen Hawking: Trump 'is a demagogue'

Stephen Hawking: Trump 'is a demagogue'

Theoretical physicist says he can't explain Donald Trump's political rise

31 May 2016

Opinion: 1

Snowden's Leaks an Act of 'Public Service,' Holder Says

Snowden's Leaks an Act of 'Public Service,' Holder Says

Holder, however, was quick to put into context what appeared to be praise of a person the U.S. considers a criminal

30 May 2016

Opinion: 1

Spotlight on Libertarian convention amid voter unease over Trump-Clinton race

Spotlight on Libertarian convention amid voter unease over Trump-Clinton race

When voters hold deep reservations about the likely Republican and Democratic nominees, the third-party Libertarian ticket has a rare chance this year to be more than a footnote in the race

27 May 2016

Hillary Clinton Addresses Email Questions Again

Hillary Clinton Addresses Email Questions Again

Unable to shake what has become a lingering distraction for her campaign, Hillary played down a report that criticized her use of a private email server

27 May 2016

The ‘superbug’ the doctors have been dreading just reached the U.S.

The ‘superbug’ the doctors have been dreading just reached the U.S.

For the first time, doctors have diagnosed an American with an infection that can't be treated with any antibiotic

26 May 2016

US dropping calls for Assad to go because Syrian regime is better than ISIS

US dropping calls for Assad to go because Syrian regime is better than ISIS

In Syria and Lebanon, there are no plans for a future, but the Syrian army is going to have a role in any New Syria

26 May 2016

Opinion: 1

The Lieberman Appointment: Is Israel Turning the Tables on the West?

The Lieberman Appointment: Is Israel Turning the Tables on the West?

Despite the current impasse in negotiations between the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and leader of the Yisrael Beiteinu party (Israel is Our Home, a party supported largely by émigrés from the former Soviet Union) Avigdor Lieberman, an agreement is likely to be reached and Lieberman is likely to become Israel’s next minister of defense.

26 May 2016

by Joshua Tartakovsky

Yucca Mountain – Sacred Native Land & Proposed Nuclear Waste Dump

Yucca Mountain – Sacred Native Land & Proposed Nuclear Waste Dump

Once again, the federal government proves itself as trustworthy as a two-headed rattler on methamphetamine.
Agent Orange: A Reflection of the US addiction to Biological and Chemical Warfare

Agent Orange: A Reflection of the US addiction to Biological and Chemical Warfare

In recent years, the hypocrisy of US expansionist doctrine has been further exposed by its historic involvement in the use biological warfare.

24 May 2016

Opinion: 1

by Danny Haiphong

Bank of America $1.27 bln U.S. mortgage penalty is voided

Bank of America $1.27 bln U.S. mortgage penalty is voided

U.S. appeals court on Monday threw out a jury's finding that Bank of America Corp was liable for mortgage fraud leading up to the 2008 financial crisis

23 May 2016

Opinion: 1

Clinton hits Trump for string of casino bankruptcies

Clinton hits Trump for string of casino bankruptcies

Hillary Clinton raised Donald Trump's record with bankruptcy as a warning about how he would handle the economy

23 May 2016

The Danderous Acceptance of Donald Trump

The Danderous Acceptance of Donald Trump

First, Trump disgusted us, then we pitied his supporters and now we are ready to embrace him

22 May 2016

Opinion: 1

Saudi Daily: ‘Satanic’ Bill Allowing Kingdom to be Sued For 9/11 Will ‘Open Gates Of Hell’ For U.S.

Saudi Daily: ‘Satanic’ Bill Allowing Kingdom to be Sued For 9/11 Will ‘Open Gates Of Hell’ For U.S.

The Saudi press slammed the US for its “despicable” double, claiming that the move would enable all countries that have been wronged by the U.S. to sue it for war crimes

22 May 2016

‘CLINTON AS PRESIDENT IS DANGER TO WORLD PEACE’ – FAR-RIGHT FRENCH LEADER LE PEN

‘CLINTON AS PRESIDENT IS DANGER TO WORLD PEACE’ – FAR-RIGHT FRENCH LEADER LE PEN

While declining to endorse any of the US presidential front-runners, Le Pen said she believes there is one that would definitely not benefit France.

20 May 2016

Clinton: Trump not qualified to be president

Clinton: Trump not qualified to be president

Hillary labeled her Republican rival Donald Trump "divisive and dangerous"

20 May 2016

Would the U.S. Drop the Bomb Again?

Would the U.S. Drop the Bomb Again?

Public opinion supported the strike on Hiroshima—and if provoked, many Americans might well back nuclear attacks on foes like Iran and al Qaeda

19 May 2016

Joe Biden Rips Donald Trump for Suggesting American Wages Are Too High

Joe Biden Rips Donald Trump for Suggesting American Wages Are Too High

Vice President Joe Biden went into attack mode, slamming Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump for previously suggesting that Americans are already earning enough

18 May 2016

Trump invests in the same companies he bashes

Trump invests in the same companies he bashes

Upon review of his Personal Financial Disclosure, it turns out that presumed Republican nominee has invested and profited from multiple companies he’s slammed on the trail

18 May 2016

U.S. Special Forces take the fight to ISIS in Libya

U.S. Special Forces take the fight to ISIS in Libya

U.S. is operating on the ground and over Libya as the West moves to boost security operations in the country to bolster Libya's desperate fight against ISIS

18 May 2016

Iran wants U.S. to pay for 63 years of 'spiritual and material damage'

Iran wants U.S. to pay for 63 years of 'spiritual and material damage'

The outgoing Iranian Parliament is demanding unspecified compensation from the United States for its involvement in "spiritual and material damage" for the past 63 years, Iranian state news reported Tuesday.

18 May 2016

Donald Trump would speak with North Korea's Kim Jong Un

Donald Trump would speak with North Korea's Kim Jong Un

Donald Trump says he'd be willing to speak with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un -- a sharp departure from current U.S. policy toward the reclusive Asian nation.

18 May 2016

While the US debates where transgender people can poop, here's what Canada's doing

While the US debates where transgender people can poop, here's what Canada's doing

Canada may be ready to add sweeping protections for trans people into its national law, but the US is going to have to get over its bathroom debate before it does the same

17 May 2016

Obama Explains to Buzzfeed Why He Didn’t Nominate Gay Supreme Court Candidate

Obama Explains to Buzzfeed Why He Didn’t Nominate Gay Supreme Court Candidate

Why didn’t President Barack Obama decide to make history by nominating a gay candidate to fill the vacant Supreme Court seat left by Justice Antonin Scalia?

16 May 2016

The presidency is Hillary Clinton’s to lose

The presidency is Hillary Clinton’s to lose

Clinton is more likely than not to be president at this time next year, but the election will probably be closer than you think and Trump could actually win if she doesn’t play her cards right

16 May 2016

Obama casts Trump philosophy as one of ignorance, isolation

Obama casts Trump philosophy as one of ignorance, isolation

Barack Obama slammed Donald Trump’s positions on immigration, trade and Muslims as part of an ignorance-and-isolation philosophy that will lead the U.S. down the path of decline

16 May 2016

The middle class is vanishing in America's cities

The middle class is vanishing in America's cities

How and why the American middle class is being destroyed?

15 May 2016

Trump hits jackpot

Trump hits jackpot

GOP mega-donor Adelson to give Trump up to $100 million for his campaign

14 May 2016

U.S. plans new wave of immigrant deportation raids

U.S. plans new wave of immigrant deportation raids

The operation would likely be the largest deportation sweep targeting immigrant families by the administration of President Barack Obama this year

12 May 2016

US, NATO Activate Missile Defense Site in Romania

US, NATO Activate Missile Defense Site in Romania

The U.S. has switched on an $800 million (700 million euro) missile defense site in southern Romania Thursday, a move that has infuriated Moscow.

12 May 2016

Donald Trump has narrowed running mate to 'five or six names'

Donald Trump has narrowed running mate to 'five or six names'

The New York tycoon said he wants someone with considerable political experience

11 May 2016

Clinton loss in West Virginia signals trouble in Rust Belt

Clinton loss in West Virginia signals trouble in Rust Belt

Clinton lost a nominating contest to Sanders in economically struggling West Virginia, a setback that could signal trouble for her in industrial states in the November general election

11 May 2016

State Department says it can't find emails from Clinton IT specialist

State Department says it can't find emails from Clinton IT specialist

Officials have reported that they could not find any emails to or from Hillary Clinton's former IT specialist, who managed her private email server during her tenure as secretary of state

10 May 2016

Opinion: 1

Obama to make historic visit to Hiroshima

Obama to make historic visit to Hiroshima

President Obama will make a trip to Hiroshima, Japan, on May 27, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to visit the site of the world’s first atomic bombing

10 May 2016

Opinion: 1

Democrats see Clinton and Warren as dream team

Democrats see Clinton and Warren as dream team

A number of Democrats see a Clinton-Warren alliance as an all-woman dream team that could ignite deep enthusiasm in the progressive base and make the 2016 Democratic presidential ticket truly historic

10 May 2016

Hillary Vs. Trump? When The Gladiator comes to the US and #BernieOrBust Can Save Us All

Hillary Vs. Trump? When The Gladiator comes to the US and #BernieOrBust Can Save Us All

In any case, the US will probably never be the same again. Despite the desperate efforts of the Democratic and Republican establishments, people are now discussing real issues.

08 May 2016

by Joshua Tartakovsky

Donald Trump is going to troll his way to victory

Donald Trump is going to troll his way to victory

In Internet parlance, a troll is a malevolent mischief-maker, a commenter who says something politically incorrect, then sits back and enjoys the resulting furor. In politics, the master troll is Donald Trump.

08 May 2016

Trump's nomination could spark fight over party platform

Trump's nomination could spark fight over party platform

Trump has staked out issues that contradict with the party’s general philosophy—on abortion, trade, taxes to name a few—a reality that could prompt a battle at the convention if Team Trump comes to a head

07 May 2016

Unlike Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Lacks A Simple, Clear Economic Message

Unlike Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Lacks A Simple, Clear Economic Message

"I don't think Hillary Clinton wants to do anything in one sentence," former Obama adviser David Axelrod said. "That's the problem, right?

07 May 2016

Opinion: 1

Obama commutes prison sentences of 58 people

Obama commutes prison sentences of 58 people

President Obama decided to be kinder to drug dealers.

05 May 2016

Opinion: 1

Why Does the American Establishment Hate Russia So Much?

Why Does the American Establishment Hate Russia So Much?

An interesting description and a list of reasons why the West doesn`t call Russia a friend.

05 May 2016

by Patrick Armstrong

Syrian civil war: Russia, U.S. to work together

Syrian civil war: Russia, U.S. to work together

While world leaders decry the bombing of a children's hospital in Aleppo, an unusual partnership in the Syrian civil war is forming in Geneva

04 May 2016

Opinion: 1

Trump set for Republican nomination as Cruz pulls out

Trump set for Republican nomination as Cruz pulls out

Texas senator quits presidential race after losing to Donald Trump in Indiana while Bernie Sanders beats Hillary Clinton

04 May 2016

Opinion: 1

American killed in Iraq after ISIS broke through Peshmerga lines

American killed in Iraq after ISIS broke through Peshmerga lines

An American service member was killed in Iraq as a result of enemy fire about thirty kilometers north of Mosul, Pentagon officials confirmed

03 May 2016

TTIP leak: Scandalous or business as usual?

TTIP leak: Scandalous or business as usual?

Documents shed unprecedented light on controversial agreement, which includes provisions to allow US companies to help change European law and weaken consumer protections

02 May 2016

May Day Protests In Seattle, Paris, Istanbul Erupt In Violence

May Day Protests In Seattle, Paris, Istanbul Erupt In Violence

As thousands across the world rallied for workers and immigration rights in celebration of May Day, some protests in Seattle, Paris and Istanbul went from peaceful to violent as protesters clashed with police

02 May 2016

CIA director: Secret chapter of 9/11 report details possible Saudi link

CIA director: Secret chapter of 9/11 report details possible Saudi link

John Brennan defended the classification of secret 9/11 congressional documents because their investigative findings were preliminary and “not deemed to be accurate”; therefore they should not be released

02 May 2016

Trump: 'We can't continue to allow China to rape our country'

Trump: 'We can't continue to allow China to rape our country'

Donald Trump compared the U.S.'s trade deficit with China, which he regularly laments and vows to tackle as president, to rape

02 May 2016

US weighing under-the-radar routes for Syrian refugees?

US weighing under-the-radar routes for Syrian refugees?

The Obama administration appears to be bowing to international pressure and pursuing under-the-radar “alternative” ways to bring in more Syrian and other refugees -- as soon as this year

29 April 2016

US man Kim Dong-chul jailed for spying in North Korea

US man Kim Dong-chul jailed for spying in North Korea

North Korea has sentenced a US man to 10 years of hard labor for spying

29 April 2016

Opinion: 1

John Boehner Describes Ted Cruz as ‘Lucifer in the Flesh’

John Boehner Describes Ted Cruz as ‘Lucifer in the Flesh’

Former House Speaker John A. Boehner added that he would not vote for the Texas Republican if he is the party’s presidential nominee

28 April 2016

The Ambush, Murder and Resurrection of Robert LaVoy Finicum: Part Two

The Ambush, Murder and Resurrection of Robert LaVoy Finicum: Part Two

He had let the FBI listen in to the phone call, and they then prepared an ambush, and had now executed it and shot him as part of a pre-meditated assassination of all the patriots involved

28 April 2016

by Scott Bennett

How ISIS Smuggles Terrorists Among Syrian Refugees

How ISIS Smuggles Terrorists Among Syrian Refugees

In the Paris attacks, only four of the 198 refugees who arrived on Leros on a certain day were terrorists. That is just 2 percent, but that 2 percent killed 130 people

28 April 2016

The Kurdish Phoenix

The Kurdish Phoenix

It remains to be seen whether the Kurds will maintain their internal unity and cooperation with other Iraqi and international participants, and will continue to enjoy their friendly and secular image in the eyes of Western audiences.

28 April 2016

by Danny Orbach

UN envoy urges Obama, Putin to step in Syrian peace talks

UN envoy urges Obama, Putin to step in Syrian peace talks

Staffan de Mistura told that the cessation of hostilities agreed upon by the Western- and Saudi-backed opposition and Assad’s government – backed by Moscow –“hangs by a thread”

28 April 2016

What the Nonrealistic Left Keeps Getting Wrong About Kissinger, A Pragmatic Idealist

What the Nonrealistic Left Keeps Getting Wrong About Kissinger, A Pragmatic Idealist

Very few writers can explain the strategy of the early cold war with such clarity and acumen.

26 April 2016

by Danny Orbach

Obama urges Europeans to fight forces of xenophobia and division

Obama urges Europeans to fight forces of xenophobia and division

U.S. President urged his European allies to stop being isolated and nationalist and pressed Europe to remain united and open to refugees fleeing war and poverty

25 April 2016

Obama to use Germany visit to push trans-Atlantic trade deal

Obama to use Germany visit to push trans-Atlantic trade deal

Barack Obama hopes to build momentum during a two-day visit to Germany to help push a trans-Atlantic trade deal between the U.S. and Europe

24 April 2016

Donald Trump goes full-on general election mode, even opposing North Carolina’s ‘bathroom bill’

Donald Trump goes full-on general election mode, even opposing North Carolina’s ‘bathroom bill’

Donald Trump is campaigning as a general election candidate at this point, trying to please all and everyone

21 April 2016

Cuban Steel In The Hour of Chaos

Cuban Steel In The Hour of Chaos

Even with US subversion and despite the genocidal actions of the US government, Cubans, being great internationalists, seek greater openness in their relations with the American people.

21 April 2016

by Jay Watts

The irony of putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill

The irony of putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill

Anti-slavery activist Harriet Tubman will be the first woman to appear on a US banknote for more than a century

21 April 2016

Britain's Cameron hails 'steadfast' queen on her 90th birthday

Britain's Cameron hails 'steadfast' queen on her 90th birthday

Britain's oldest and longest-serving monarch — is celebrating her 90th birthday Thursday

21 April 2016

Brazil’s President Will Seek International Support Against Her Impeachment

Brazil’s President Will Seek International Support Against Her Impeachment

The embattled Dilma Rousseff is to make an appeal at the U.N. in New York City on Friday

21 April 2016

At Party Congress, No Sign Cuba Is Ready To Embrace The U.S.

At Party Congress, No Sign Cuba Is Ready To Embrace The U.S.

Cuba's leadership won't change any time soon, nor will its political or economic plans for the future

20 April 2016

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton win big in New York

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton win big in New York

Front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton both secured decisive wins in their home state of New York

20 April 2016

Saudi Arabia Warns of Economic Fallout if Congress Passes 9/11 Bill

Saudi Arabia Warns of Economic Fallout if Congress Passes 9/11 Bill

Saudi Arabia threatens to sell off hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of American assets if the bill passes

16 April 2016

Sanders' tax returns highlight contrast with rival Clinton

Sanders' tax returns highlight contrast with rival Clinton

Hillary Clinton was paid $675,000 for just three speeches by banking giant Goldman Sachs, while Sanders' declarations were three times less than that amount

16 April 2016

Obama, Libya and all the presidents' regrets

Obama, Libya and all the presidents' regrets

It is not often a president says they got something wrong but at the weekend Barack Obama did just that. A selection of famous U.S. Presidents’ mistakes and their admissions.

13 April 2016

A Strategy for Our Times When Democracy is A Vestige

A Strategy for Our Times When Democracy is A Vestige

Where alternatives cut themselves off from the power blocs, new realities can be formed which will then be emulated.

13 April 2016

by Joshua Tartakovsky

Assad holds elections despite peace talks in Geneva

Assad holds elections despite peace talks in Geneva

Syrian regime ignores the war, holds parliamentary elections despite widespread criticism

13 April 2016

Are Americans Happy with Capitalist Crisis? The New York Times Thinks So

Are Americans Happy with Capitalist Crisis? The New York Times Thinks So

The majority of people in the US are sick and tired of a bipartisan consensus that has only brought misery and poverty for the many and great riches for the few.

13 April 2016

by Danny Haiphong

Al-Qaeda is back

Al-Qaeda is back

Chief executives are concerned over growing ties between the Taliban and al-Qaeda

13 April 2016

EU Considers Ending Visa-Free Travel

EU Considers Ending Visa-Free Travel

U.S., Canadian and Brunei citizens could lose automatic entry to bloc if EU citizens must have visas

12 April 2016

America – A Nation Raised on Robbery

America – A Nation Raised on Robbery

An article about how, not only in the early period, but now the US actually rob the Indians, depriving them of their land and livelihood.

12 April 2016

by Barbara H. Peterson

U.S. Embassy warns citizens about 'credible threats' in Turkey

U.S. Embassy warns citizens about 'credible threats' in Turkey

"The U.S. Mission in Turkey would like to inform U.S. citizens that there are credible threats to tourist areas, in particular to public squares and docks in Istanbul and Antalya," the statement read

09 April 2016

Sanders' Vatican invitation sparks accusation of `discourtesy'

Sanders' Vatican invitation sparks accusation of `discourtesy'

The expected trip quickly spurred an international dust-up amid confusion about how he got invited and whether he would meet Pope Francis

09 April 2016

Former US House speaker Dennis Hastert accused of molesting four boys

Former US House speaker Dennis Hastert accused of molesting four boys

Prosecutors says Hastert sought to hide his abuse of a 14-year-old boy, which allegedly took place while he worked as a high school wrestling coach

09 April 2016

Why would AIPAC dump Trump?

Why would AIPAC dump Trump?

It is possible that AIPAC was worried that Trump wouldn’t be pro-Israel enough, after last week’s gaffe when Trump said he would be “neutral” between Israel and the Palestinians.

08 April 2016

by Max J. Schindler

Kerry Makes Previously Unannounced Visit to Iraq

Kerry Makes Previously Unannounced Visit to Iraq

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Baghdad on a previously unannounced visit that marks his first trip to Iraq since 2014

08 April 2016

Killary – The Epically Abusive “Arctic Monster”: Part Two

Killary – The Epically Abusive “Arctic Monster”: Part Two

Some forums purport that Bill and Hillary Clinton knew so many people that just a few deaths among their associates should not raise concern

07 April 2016

by Satori Wolstenholme

The Panama Papers could hand Bernie Sanders the keys to the White House

The Panama Papers could hand Bernie Sanders the keys to the White House

The historical leak have given Bernie Sanders a platform on which to appeal to angry undecided voters

05 April 2016

The Real Kasich Threat

The Real Kasich Threat

Trump and Cruz fear Republican convention delegates might prefer a winner

05 April 2016

Trump: Anti-Interventionism as the New "Fascism"

Trump: Anti-Interventionism as the New "Fascism"

So now we come to the most important element of this campaign, or any other. The true third rail of American politics -- foreign policy.

04 April 2016

by Navid Nasr

C’mon, Robert De Niro, Take a Stand for Free Speech!

C’mon, Robert De Niro, Take a Stand for Free Speech!

On Friday, March 25, 2016, Actor Robert De Niro took a rather brief stand on a highly controversial issue: vaccines.

04 April 2016

by Barbara H. Peterson

Thank You Mr. Trump: You have Stripped the Cloak of “Conservatism” from the GOP Establishment

Thank You Mr. Trump: You have Stripped the Cloak of “Conservatism” from the GOP Establishment

Please understand that this is NOT like any presidential election we have seen in this country...maybe since 1860.

02 April 2016

by Chuck Baldwin

Seven Questions for Trump Haters

Seven Questions for Trump Haters

Yet while people often get offended by what he says, mock his intelligence and the intelligence of his supporters, and say he is a racist or supports the KKK, almost no one is asking the real questions that need to be asked.

01 April 2016

by Joshua Tartakovsky

Donald Trump’s Ratings Are Historically Awful

Donald Trump’s Ratings Are Historically Awful

If he wins the nomination, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump would be one of the most hated major party candidates in modern times

01 April 2016

World Leaders Meeting With Obama to Curb Nuclear Threat

World Leaders Meeting With Obama to Curb Nuclear Threat

Leaders from more than 50 countries gathered here on Thursday at the behest of President Obama to try to reduce the threat from nuclear weapons

31 March 2016

U.S. Response to Imprisonment of American Student Highlights Flaws in Korea Policy

U.S. Response to Imprisonment of American Student Highlights Flaws in Korea Policy

Korea and China should be cautious while playing with the US: after all, they will have to deal with a new President

31 March 2016

by James George Jatras

Russia’s “Withdrawal” from Syria: The Rise of the IMA?

Russia’s “Withdrawal” from Syria: The Rise of the IMA?

Russia announced withdrawing from Syria. Although the definition of “withdrawal” is a subject to debate, the move signals a change in the Syrian chessboard that the Saudi-led Islamic Military Alliance may take advantage of

31 March 2016

by Theodore Karasik

2016 Republican candidates: Where are they now?

2016 Republican candidates: Where are they now?

In the zombie apocalypse, the dead rise to roam the earth. In the final days of the 2016 primary campaign, departed candidates are crawling from their political graves to haunt living candidates

28 March 2016

Fidel Castro scorns Obama's Cuba visit

Fidel Castro scorns Obama's Cuba visit

Former Cuban PM has broken his silence over President Obama's Cuba visit in a damning letter

28 March 2016

Opinion: 1

John Kerry warns US presidential race is becoming an 'embarrassment'

John Kerry warns US presidential race is becoming an 'embarrassment'

The Secretary of State has cautioned that the election is damaging the country's reputation and making the country appear less stable and reliable

28 March 2016

Trump Mania and the 2016 Elections

Trump Mania and the 2016 Elections

If Trump wins the whole thing one of two things are likely to happen: he might well turn out to be the most faithful servant of the actual power wielders in the country that we've seen in a while, for all his anti-establishment rhetoric or...

28 March 2016

by Navid Nasr

Turkish President Faces a Cool Reception in US Visit

Turkish President Faces a Cool Reception in US Visit

Obama turns down one-on-one meeting with Erdogan at nuclear summit, reflecting concerns about key ally’s crackdowns on dissent, Kurdish insurgents

28 March 2016

Opinion: 1

When the Left didn’t support all refugees: The example of Vietnam. Part two.

When the Left didn’t support all refugees: The example of Vietnam. Part two.

Continuing the story of how leftists became protecting illegal immigrants and why immigration is not necessarily a war consequence

27 March 2016

by Van Gelis

Three for three: Sanders wins Hawaii, Washington, Alaska

Three for three: Sanders wins Hawaii, Washington, Alaska

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders won the Hawaii Democratic caucus, claiming every state up for grabs in presidential contests

27 March 2016

Kerry in Moscow calls for unity following Brussels attacks

Kerry in Moscow calls for unity following Brussels attacks

John Kerry called for unity between Russia and the US to help end the conflict in Syria, saying this week’s terrorist attacks in Brussels have “underscored the urgency” of defeating the Islamic State

24 March 2016

Obama's Cuban revolution

Obama's Cuban revolution

What are the chances that after Obama's visit to Cuba the relations will be reset and reopened in a new, friendly way?

20 March 2016

Obama's Visit to Cuba a Continuation of War, not Peace, with the Socialist Nation

Obama's Visit to Cuba a Continuation of War, not Peace, with the Socialist Nation

The rulers of capital want to return Cuba to the days when US monopolies dominated the economy of the island

19 March 2016

by Danny Haiphong

Rubio suspends campaign, warns of 'politics of resentment'

Rubio suspends campaign, warns of 'politics of resentment'

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio suspended his campaign for the Republican nomination Tuesday night after he was projected to lose his home state primary to Donald Trump.

16 March 2016

A Day of Peace and Solidarity United Americans Against All Wars

A Day of Peace and Solidarity United Americans Against All Wars

Thousands of New Yorkers are on the march through city streets, protesting against almost everything that degrades the United States today and could lead to its demise as a land of freedom and rights in the future.

14 March 2016

by Stefan Paraber

Does Sanders' Socialism Work for Capitalist America? Hint: He May Save Free Markets

Does Sanders' Socialism Work for Capitalist America? Hint: He May Save Free Markets

If you deem yourself a capitalist or if you’re an employer searching to hire highly skilled workers who require cheaper benefits, Sanders’ proposals might make a whole lotta sense.

14 March 2016

by Max J. Schindler

The 2016 Elections: The End of Washington's Corporate Duopoly?

The 2016 Elections: The End of Washington's Corporate Duopoly?

The crisis of US imperialism is to blame for the unraveling of Washington's two corporate parties.

14 March 2016

by Danny Haiphong

Donald Trump and the Dream of Firing the Establishment

Donald Trump and the Dream of Firing the Establishment

There is a new game in town: who would be the loudest in calling Trump a fascist and will wring his or her hands over the loss of civility and moderation.

14 March 2016

by Vladimir Golstein

Erdogan playing Brussels like a fiddle, Hungary’s Orban the lone dissenter

Erdogan playing Brussels like a fiddle, Hungary’s Orban the lone dissenter

Isn’t it funny that all the people we’ve found to demonize over the war in Syria and the resulting refugee crisis, are actually the people who did the least to cause it?

13 March 2016

by Danielle Ryan

TED CRUZ - THE ANTIDOTE WORSE THAN THE POISON

TED CRUZ - THE ANTIDOTE WORSE THAN THE POISON

If Ted Cruz is the GOP's cure for the “offensive” Donald Trump, the antidote might be worse than the poison.

13 March 2016

by Satori Wolstenholme

Muslim Women Say They Don’t Need Donald Trump’s Help

Muslim Women Say They Don’t Need Donald Trump’s Help

Trump’s sudden concern for their welfare is counterproductive at best and Islamophobic at worst, say Muslim community leaders

12 March 2016

US propaganda in European schools in favor of immigration

US propaganda in European schools in favor of immigration

The USA wants to instruct the French school directors about immigration using the “European Administrators Program”.

10 March 2016

by Lionel Baland

America is Heading into a Post-Soviet Style Collapse

America is Heading into a Post-Soviet Style Collapse

After its last foe has fallen the Capitalism started to fight itself

09 March 2016

by Van Gelis

Venezuela’s Needs Demand A Chavista Military Coup

Venezuela’s Needs Demand A Chavista Military Coup

With the opposition now having the majority in the Asamblea Nacional and with presidential elections scheduled for 2019, two things are already clear.

09 March 2016

by Joshua Tartakovsky

Toward a Deeper Understanding of Imperialism's War with Russia

Toward a Deeper Understanding of Imperialism's War with Russia

The system is now in an intractable crisis that threatens to spark a World War III scenario.

05 March 2016

by Danny Haiphong

The dangerous "replay" button

The dangerous "replay" button

For Washington to arm jihadists meant to open the way for the collapse of the USSR, and now they continue to do so in Syria.

03 March 2016

by Giuseppe Zaccaria

Will the Ceasefire hold? Kerry’s Plan B for Syria

Will the Ceasefire hold? Kerry’s Plan B for Syria

Syria would be wise to focus on ISIS and Nusra rather than attack the other rebel groups, so as to show them that peace pays more than war.

28 February 2016

by Joshua Tartakovsky

Can US Style ‘Multiculturalism’ Apply to EU Nation States?

Can US Style ‘Multiculturalism’ Apply to EU Nation States?

The issue that confronts every thinking person today regarding globalisation and its effects in every society is the question of multiculturalism.

26 February 2016

by Van Gelis

Russia Outsmarts Israel in Syria

Russia Outsmarts Israel in Syria

Things are starting to get interesting when it comes to Israel and Russia.

26 February 2016

by Joshua Tartakovsky

Syria before the War

Syria before the War

Western support for terrorism turned Syria from heaven into hell

24 February 2016

by Tobias Nase

Empire in Crisis: Kissinger, Russia, and the Sanders Phenomena

Empire in Crisis: Kissinger, Russia, and the Sanders Phenomena

The system of imperialism requires war to feed the hegemony and profit-lust of its corporate masters.

24 February 2016

by Danny Haiphong

How Russia is Losing the Information Warfare Thanks to RT

How Russia is Losing the Information Warfare Thanks to RT

“Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.” —Proverbs 18

23 February 2016

by Scott Bennett

The Illusion of Freedom

The Illusion of Freedom

If we lose our freedom by fighting for it, then we never really had it in the first place; it was just an illusion…

23 February 2016

by Barbara H. Peterson

CUBA AND NEW YORK: WHAT ARE PEOPLE SEARCHING FOR?

CUBA AND NEW YORK: WHAT ARE PEOPLE SEARCHING FOR?

When Cubans watch scenes of New York from the TV sets in their salons, they are certain that everyone there is rich.

23 February 2016

Opinion: 1

by Joshua Tartakovsky

Trump to Pope: When ISIS attacks the Vatican, he will wish I was president

Trump to Pope: When ISIS attacks the Vatican, he will wish I was president

Donald Trump responded to Pope Francis questioning his faith by saying, “a person who thinks only about building walls wherever they may be is not a Christian.”

19 February 2016

Opinion: 1

A Wildfire This Way Burns

A Wildfire This Way Burns

A wildfire was set in Burns, Oregon. Not of land or brush, but of the mind and spirit. Ranchers have had enough of sitting back while their lives are destroyed...

18 February 2016

by Barbara H. Peterson

Monsanto, EPA Fabricate Safety of Roundup

Monsanto, EPA Fabricate Safety of Roundup

EPA practices false advertising at its utmost, and no one seems to care when the life and health are in question?

17 February 2016

by Barbara H. Peterson

President's first duty

President's first duty

"It is time to throw the “fat cats” from both Wall Street and K Street out. It is high time to let our government know what the American people really think about them and their destructive policies."

17 February 2016

by Stefan Karganovic

Facing FBI encirclement, patriots refused to surrender for hours, taken in for “conspiracy to impede officers” in Oregon

Facing FBI encirclement, patriots refused to surrender for hours, taken in for “conspiracy to impede officers” in Oregon

“Show us where it’s okay to charge a rancher with “terrorism” under the Patriot Act for burning weeds. I’ll wait.”

16 February 2016

by Satori Wolstenholme

The Truth About Bernie Sanders: Why #FeeltheBern is No "Political Revolution"

The Truth About Bernie Sanders: Why #FeeltheBern is No "Political Revolution"

Bernie Sanders can afford to call his campaign a "political revolution" and leave the term undefined. Abstraction and deception are what US elections are all about.

12 February 2016

by Danny Haiphong

LaVoy: A Patriot Murdered in Cold Blood by the FBI

LaVoy: A Patriot Murdered in Cold Blood by the FBI

With the death of LaVoy Finnicum, one of America's great patriots has fallen, once again reminding us that freedom is not free.

11 February 2016

by Satori Wolstenholme

Historic Encounter Between Pope and Patriarch Helps Thwart Efforts to Isolate Russia

Historic Encounter Between Pope and Patriarch Helps Thwart Efforts to Isolate Russia

Both Catholic and Orthodox leaders agree that cooperation is vital not only for the churches but also for the global world order.

11 February 2016

by Anthony Salvia

Stopping Islamic immigration is a matter of survival

Stopping Islamic immigration is a matter of survival

Pew Research Center released a shocking report: by 2050 Islam, the religion of terror and fear, will almost equal Christianity

09 February 2016

Opinion: 1

Oregon and the Shot Heard Round the World

Oregon and the Shot Heard Round the World

And then, a shot was fired. The shot heard ‘round the world.

05 February 2016

by Barbara H. Peterson

Obama's Prison Reform Does not Absolve His Record, or his True Motives

Obama's Prison Reform Does not Absolve His Record, or his True Motives

Obama's reform to solitary confinement is a reform to make imperialism a more effective system of exploitation.

05 February 2016

by Danny Haiphong

Brazil, Latin America, and A New Foreign Policy Agenda

Brazil, Latin America, and A New Foreign Policy Agenda

Brazil and other Latin American countries face a tough choice: either to depend on US investments or try to stop being peripheral and submissive and develop their own economy

03 February 2016

by Natalia Rezende

2016: THE NEXT AMERICAN REVOLUTION

2016: THE NEXT AMERICAN REVOLUTION

The shot heard round the world has been fired recently, and today, the next American revolution began.

29 January 2016

by Scott Bennett

Oceania vs. Eastasia: Iran, the Mainstream Media and the Atlanticist Establishment

Oceania vs. Eastasia: Iran, the Mainstream Media and the Atlanticist Establishment

"Sometimes, Winston. Sometimes they are five. Sometimes they are three. Sometimes they are all of them at once. You must try harder. It is not easy to become sane."

29 January 2016

by Navid Nasr

THE GRAND CHESSBOARD

THE GRAND CHESSBOARD

What will you do when Canada sends troops into Texas and bombs El Paso in order to destroy ms-13 Mexican drug gangs threatening Alberta?

28 January 2016

by Scott Bennett

US has an airbase in Syria with Kurdish help, says will work with Turkey to aid terrorists in Syria

US has an airbase in Syria with Kurdish help, says will work with Turkey to aid terrorists in Syria

The Kurds in Syria are not easy to deal with and have their own interests, but in war one has to also work with unreliable partners since any vacuum will be taken over by the other side.

26 January 2016

by Joshua Tartakovsky

Tyranny of the Double-Tongued: The Oregon Standoff. Part 3

Tyranny of the Double-Tongued: The Oregon Standoff. Part 3

In the case of Oregon, America, and the Constitution, let us hope that the cowboys, the heroes, the patriots, are not gone, and are willing to do something.

26 January 2016

by Scott Bennett

Thankfully, Obama’s Last State of the Union

Thankfully, Obama’s Last State of the Union

President Obama’s final State of the Union address was long on themes and short on specifics. It clearly was an attempt to secure a legacy of accomplishment. That attempt is at best questionable.

25 January 2016

by James George Jatras

Ghost Riders in the Sky:  The Oregon Standoff. Part 2

Ghost Riders in the Sky: The Oregon Standoff. Part 2

Lightning struck again, this time, the field of brown grass igniting into a rising orange curtain. 

25 January 2016

by Scott Bennett

A Comprehensive Look into the Question of Gun Control

A Comprehensive Look into the Question of Gun Control

Under the Obama Administration, Washington has continued its service to global imperialism through its policy of war, impoverishment, and repression of oppressed people all around the world

25 January 2016

by Danny Haiphong

Is Hillary rigging the Democratic Party against Bernie?

Is Hillary rigging the Democratic Party against Bernie?

Despite the hype of millennial supporters who contend that Sen. Bernie Sanders can win the Democratic presidential nomination, it's highly unlikely.Especially when the party is dead-set against you.

25 January 2016

by Max J. Schindler

“Oregon Ranchers are sent back to Jail”

“Oregon Ranchers are sent back to Jail”

Today marks Day 20 of the standoff between law enforcement and over 100 male and female patriots on station at the bird sanctuary located in Oregon's high dessert, a remote area 300 miles from Oregon's state capitol.

21 January 2016

by Satori Wolstenholme

Will a “No” at the Dutch Referendum on the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement Change the Deal ?

Will a “No” at the Dutch Referendum on the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement Change the Deal ?

For Western European people, it’s hard to be in favor of a system where the US places trouble in the EU neighborhood and asks later EU member states to pay the bill for a bottomless pit.

20 January 2016

by Lionel Baland

Hashtags Won’t Stop Police Murder

Hashtags Won’t Stop Police Murder

Americans may think of themselves as living in a human rights paradise, but facts prove that this belief is pure fantasy.

19 January 2016

by Margaret Kimberley

Iran and the End of the Sanctions Regime: Hope, Change and More of the Same

Iran and the End of the Sanctions Regime: Hope, Change and More of the Same

On Saturday, January 16th, the economic sanctions that had been imposed on the Islamic Republic of Iran by the U.S., and by other countries at the behest of the U.S. since 1979 (and broadened and expanded in 1995 and 2006) were finally lifted... sort of.

19 January 2016

by Navid Nasr

Ethiopia: A US-China Battleground in Africa?

Ethiopia: A US-China Battleground in Africa?

While the story of China’s economic and political penetration of Africa has been told and retold countless times by many analysts, very few express the issue in terms of move and countermove between the US and China

18 January 2016

by Eric Draitser

The French conservative political figure Ivan Blot tries to spread some realities about Russia

The French conservative political figure Ivan Blot tries to spread some realities about Russia

Some people in France are thinking that Russia is still communist but this idea is in his view a total nonsense.

15 January 2016

by Lionel Baland

Colonialism Never Died: Puerto Rico's Economic Crisis Made in the USA

Colonialism Never Died: Puerto Rico's Economic Crisis Made in the USA

The end of World War II marked a watershed moment in world history. The war decimated Europe's capitalist economy and propelled US imperialism to the world stage.

15 January 2016

by Danny Haiphong

ANALYSIS OF THE STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS BY PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA

ANALYSIS OF THE STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS BY PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA

The State of the Union Address seemed less a speech to a national assembly of the American Government and people, but more of a speech at a toastmaster happy hour for divorced singles.

14 January 2016

by Scott Bennett

Oregon: The United States Cracking Down on Farmers Under Liberal Pretenses.

Oregon: The United States Cracking Down on Farmers Under Liberal Pretenses.

The seizing of US federal land by an Oregon militia is a reaction to the many years of the government abusing its citizens

12 January 2016

Opinion: 1

by Joshua Tartakovsky

Priština violence is a “déjà-vu” Albanian tactic

Priština violence is a “déjà-vu” Albanian tactic

On January 6, four MPs of the Kosovo Albanian extreme nationalist opposition party were brought to trial for lobbing tear gas cannister in the Priština parliament.

11 January 2016

by Aleksandar Mitic

Protesters fight police, set fire to Kosovo government headquarters

Protesters fight police, set fire to Kosovo government headquarters

Demonstrators in Kosovo fought running battles with police and set fire to the government's headquarters on Saturday as anger simmers in the young Balkan country over an accord with Serbia.

10 January 2016

On Racism and Empire: The Skeleton of US Capitalism and the Basis of United Resistance

On Racism and Empire: The Skeleton of US Capitalism and the Basis of United Resistance

Brief History on the Connection Between Racism and US Empire

09 January 2016

by Danny Haiphong

North Korea’s Test: Carrying out Songun to Protect the Sovereign Nation

North Korea’s Test: Carrying out Songun to Protect the Sovereign Nation

The government of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DRPK) has announced last Wednesday that it had successfully tested its first hydrogen nuclear bomb (also known as H-Bomb).

09 January 2016

by Pedro Marin

Overriding the King: Black Activists on US Campuses Make a U-Turn

Overriding the King: Black Activists on US Campuses Make a U-Turn

The progressive American left, especially in student circles, is undergoing an interesting but peculiar process.

08 January 2016

by Danny Orbach

Between a Rock and a Hard Place:  The Oregon Standoff. Part I.

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Oregon Standoff. Part I.

The metal flavor of blood and the hard truth of silence was all the dusty denim-clad rancher had won as the double courtroom doors closed behind the exiting attorneys fondling his family’s case.

08 January 2016

Opinion: 1

by Scott Bennett

 ARGENTINA’S NEW FOREIGN POLICY

ARGENTINA’S NEW FOREIGN POLICY

Macri wants to play a multipolar role, after breaking the axis with Venezuela.

08 January 2016

Opinion: 1

by Enric Ravello Barber

Yemen: One More Episode of the Imperialist Crusade.Part 1.

Yemen: One More Episode of the Imperialist Crusade.Part 1.

And one more bloody episode of the Empire’s drive to maintain its hegemonic role in the oil-rich region of the Middle East and worldwide

08 January 2016

by Panagiotis Papargyris

WHY IS OTTO(SUPER)MAN ERDOGAN LOSING HIS CHARISMA?

WHY IS OTTO(SUPER)MAN ERDOGAN LOSING HIS CHARISMA?

Erdogan was trying to be a hero in the region and he had succeeded for a while. However, finally critics say that he is losing his charisma. Here are some reasons why.

07 January 2016

Opinion: 1

by Miray Aslan

Shooting yourself in the foot with a hydrogen bomb

Shooting yourself in the foot with a hydrogen bomb

As world powers work to verify North Korea's claims that it has tested a hydrogen bomb, others are asking what the country's only real ally -- China -- will do

07 January 2016

How relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran reached a breaking point

How relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran reached a breaking point

The two neighboring countries have never had sincere friendship, but the intensified tensions in recent months have a lot to do with the United States

06 January 2016

Opinion: 2

Obama administration defends deportation raids on families

Obama administration defends deportation raids on families

The White House press secretary has insisted politics haven't factored into the plan

05 January 2016

Al-Shabaab recruit video with Trump excerpt: U.S. is racist

Al-Shabaab recruit video with Trump excerpt: U.S. is racist

Presidential candidate prefers not to mind his P's and Q's

04 January 2016

A Psychoanalysis of Donald Trump

A Psychoanalysis of Donald Trump

Main issues about main candidate

11 December 2015

by Scott Bennett

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