Tag: Global

"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.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MBye1VPRm4 Thank you so much for having me; it’s a great honor to be included in this important event to celebrate CovertAction Magazine as an essential publication to educate the masses about the extensive crimes of the Empire. For 44 years CovertAction has shined a crucial light on the sinister...
General Atomics demonstrates drones can share airspace with passenger planes
April 1st was a good news/bad news kind of day for U.S. military drone-maker General Atomics. First, it was reported that the government of Australia had revealed that they were canceling the planned purchase of 12 MQ-9B SkyGuardian drones, made by General Atomics (GA). Since the deal would have...
New cold war provides continued backdrop for misallocation of public resources into weaponry right out of science fiction films As homeless rates skyrocket and public education flounders, the Biden administration has proposed a record $27.6 billion budget for the militarization of outer space in 2023—a 25% increase from the 2022...
The word “security” conjures a couple of distinctly different and conflicting images. One is of human beings living in safe, viable, and sustainable communities, where individuals can freely develop their full potential, not hindered by threat and assault and exclusion from the daily necessities of life. This notion of security...
First the CIA tried to block the public from being exposed to its dirty deeds—but now the strategy has shifted to trying to normalize them. By depicting ugly, degrading, murderous and unspeakable acts as routine, they become accepted as “the way things are done.” Almost since the very inception of the...