Tag: Global

...Yet There is Almost No Opposition or Outcry—Even When Sanctions are Increasingly Having a Boomerang Effect The U.S. may try piously to defend sanctions as a 'response to foreign tyranny,' but they are really a pretext to steal foreign bank accounts and cripple commercial rivals of U.S. corporations. On November 14,...
Far-fetched as it sounds, this year’s winners are all connected to a CIA offshoot, the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) and parroted CIA / State Department / Pentagon talking points about Ukraine and Russia in their acceptance speeches The Nobel Prize Committee has five judges, appointed by the Norwegian parliament,...
Let’s hope there are more Vasily Arkhipovs out there today—we need them now more than ever On October 27, 1962, Soviet naval officer Vasily Arkhipov helped prevent the outbreak of World War III and saved humanity from nuclear catastrophe. A minesweeper during the Pacific War, Arkhipov was the commander of a...
In the wake of the controversies and heated debate generated in the wake of the referenda held last September in the regions of the Donbas, it became necessary for me to get some clarity on the legal issues surrounding this event. A graduate of Harvard Law School, Dr. Alfred de...
Anthony J. Cotton Says if Confirmed He Will Prepare U.S. Army Officers to Deploy Nuclear Weapons—Which is No Longer Unthinkable Stanley Kubrick’s classic 1964 film Dr. Strangelove featured an unhinged Air Force General named Jack D. Ripper, who orders a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union after he becomes convinced...
"For 20 years, the motto of the world social forum has been another world is possible…As we meet today that question is overshadowed by another one. Is this world possible? And the answer is 'no.' This world is not possible. This world is hurdling to self-annihilation. And only the...
On August 6 we celebrated 197 years of independence here in Bolivia. We listened intently to the speech by President Luis Arce delivered in Sucre, the capital city in Bolivia’s Chiquisaca department. Among other issues, he spoke about the current military conflict in Ukraine and the need for peace...
President Harry S. Truman’s decision to drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki set the groundwork for an era of U.S. global hegemony and enriched corporations like General Electric, DuPont, Union Carbide, Bechtel and Westinghouse which made hundreds of billions of dollars developing generation after generation of "first-strike" nuclear...
In interview with British journalist, Morales says the U.S. uses NATO to provoke wars and sell weapons. U.S./UK-backed coup against him in 2019 was undertaken for lithium and because his government advanced an alternative economic model to the neoliberal “Washington Consensus” In an interview with British journalist Matt Kennard at...
Amazon wants to be your retailer, educator, grocery store, security system, bank and now your healthcare provider: A few days ago, reports came out that the tech giant is looking to buy One Medical for $4 billion, its latest foray into the healthcare business. At the same time, Amazon provides law enforcement with easy access to massive amounts of data and the tools to parse it. Of course it’s not just Amazon: Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter and every big tech company obey the basic law of capitalism: grow or perish. They all rely on one shared resource: our data. And they all cozy up to the U.S. government when it comes to information sharing.