Monday, July 01, 2013


Germany Ready to Charge UK and US Intelligence over Alleged Bugging Operations
Germany is preparing to bring charges against US and British intelligence amid fresh allegations that the services spied far more extensively than thought on German phone and internet traffic and bugged European Union offices in America.   Continue

Foreign Media Portrayals of the Conflict in Syria are Dangerously Inaccurate
By Patrick Cockburn
The foreign media reporting of the Syrian conflict is surely as inaccurate and misleading as anything we have seen since the start of the First World War.   Continue

Full Disclosure
What the Media Isn't Telling You About War in Syria

"The War in Syria is not a true civil war"   Continue

In Syria and Africa, Obama Ignores US Laws and Human Rights Violations
By John Glaser
The U.S. has a long history of supporting extreme brutality, even genocide, through unsavory proxy militias. And now, as the Obama administration is increasing its support for fighters in places like Syria.    Continue

The Obamas Do Africa
By Glen Ford
The face of America in Africa is war, not trade; extraction of minerals by military intimidation, not conventional commerce.   Continue

Lest we forget
Ex-official: CIA Helped Jail Mandela
By Joseph Albright and Marcia Kunstel
The U.S. government has harbored an increasingly embarrassing secret: A CIA tip to South African intelligence agents led to the arrest that put black nationalist leader Nelson Mandela in prison for most of his adult life.   Continue

The Executive Branch of the U.S. Government: World's Most Evil and Lawless Institution?
By Fred Branfman

Executive Branch leaders have killed, wounded and made homeless well over 20 million human beings in the last 50 years, mostly civilians.   Continue

Cuban Democracy And The Twenty-First Century Latin American Left
21st century socialism is a banner that socialists in many countries of Latin American have been lifting again and in some cases have done so from positions of state power (Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia). What does this mean for socialism?   Continue

Capitalism, Democracy, and Elections
By Richard D. Wolff
Real democracy means that important decisions affecting people's lives are made genuinely and equally by the affected people.  The capitalist organization of enterprises thus directly contradicts real democracy.    Continue

Presidential Rule by Deception:  Obama, the Master Con-man
By Prof. James Petras
Obama has set the standard of political deception and demagogy far beyond past and probable future US Presidents.   Continue 

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