(Fox) – Gerald Celente predicts The Crash of 2010, hyperinflation, protectionism, anti-immigration, and a new third political party Continue reading
Guns and Butter – The Invasion of Gaza
“The Invasion of Gaza” with Michel Chossudovsky discussing Israel’s broader military-intelligence plan, “Operation Justified Vengeance” (Ariel Sharon 2001) of which “Operation Cast Lead” is part; the assassination of Yaser Arafat; the humanitarian crisis; strategic gas reserves offshore from Gaza; and Israel’s energy transport corridor along the coast of the eastern Mediterranean. Encore broadcast to mark the one-year anniversary of the attack on the Gaza strip.
This program was originally broadcast on Jan 14, 2009.
The band Junkyard Empire does not differentiate among music, message and life.
Political Affairs magazine said, “A jazz version of Rage Against the Machine, Minnesota-based Junkyard Empire blends jazz instrumentals, hip hop, and socially conscious lyrics to create a fresh sound … this new Midwestern band has something to say.” Continue reading
Government is the only human enterprise that profits from failure. Once that principle is understood, many otherwise inexplicable choices made by ruling elites and their servants can be made intelligible. Continue reading
(Xinhua) – Um Hamza, a 22-year-old pregnant woman, from Jabalya refugee camp in northern Gaza Strip, woke up at night numerous times during the 22-day Israeli war which ended on Jan. 18, sniffing the smell of gas. Continue reading
Disgusted Americans who vote for politicians that talk peace yet, once elected, support wars, need to get active in between elections. Just voting every four years won’t hack it. Continue reading
(ScienceDaily) – Most of the carbon dioxide emitted by human activity does not remain in the atmosphere, but is instead absorbed by the oceans and terrestrial ecosystems. In fact, only about 45 percent of emitted carbon dioxide stays in the atmosphere. Continue reading
(HuffingtonPost) – In his new book, former Bush administration attorney and infamous torture memo collaborator John Yoo favorably argues that President Barack Obama is wielding executive powers in the same manner as his White House predecessor. Continue reading
The Internet revolution has changed the face of our planet. Over the last 20 years there’s been a complete transformation of the way we live, conduct business, and share information. In the same amount of time, information technology has helped bring countless atrocities committed by governments, and global corporations into view. We’ve seen the rise of groups like “We Are Change”, and birthing of the “Truth Movement”; which has kicked off a viral, and grassroots information wave. The Internet’s been in many regards a saving grace of mankind, and in the same likeness the greatest threat to the establishment! Continue reading
Losing the Bill of Rights
Last month, President Obama announced that Khalid Sheik Mohammed would be transferred to New York, where he would stand trial in U.S. district court for his purported role as principal architect of the 9/11 attacks. At the same time, Obama announced that other terrorist suspects would continue to be tried for terrorism in the Pentagon’s military-commissions system, which was established after 9/11. Read More Here
A Hell of a Decade – Peter Schiff
In its recent look back on the first ten years of the century, Time Magazine proclaimed the period to be “the decade from hell.” The editors made their case based on what they saw as the signature events of the last ten years, notably the ravages of terrorism, failed wars, and a global financial crisis. Taken together, these factors produced an era that Time is convinced will be remembered as one of the low points in our history. Read More Here
Libertarianism in Ancient China
The three main schools of political thought: the Legalists, the Taoists, and the Confucians, were established from the sixth to the fourth centuries BC. Roughly, the Legalists, the latest of the three broad schools, simply believed in maximal power to the state, and advised rulers how to increase that power. The Taoists were the world’s first libertarians, who believed in virtually no interference by the state in economy or society, and the Confucians were middle-of-the-roaders on this critical issue. Read More Here
Corporatism and Socialism in America
Principled advocacy of the free market requires an understanding of the differences between genuine free enterprise and “state capitalism.” Although the Left frequently exaggerates and overemphasizes the evils of corporate America, proponents of the free market often find themselves in the awkward position of defending the status quo of state capitalism, which is in fact a common adversary of the free marketer and the anti-corporate leftist, even if the latter misdiagnoses the problem and proposes the wrong solutions. Read More Here
(TehranTimes) – Iranians rally to protest against Sunday riots
Iranians staged marches throughout the country on Wednesday to protest against the anti-government riots in Tehran on Sunday. Read More Here
(TehranTimes) – Ahmadinejad says protests, ‘U.S., Israeli scenario’
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Tuesday said that the U.S. and Israel were behind the anti-government protests on Ashura. Read More Here
(UPI) – Jet ready to fly Iran’s Khamenei to Russia
An Iranian security council ordered a checkup of the jet standing ready to fly Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei to Russia should the country reach a breaking point. Read More Here
Iran: U.S. Hasn’t Learned Lesson from Hiroshima
After visiting the lingering traces of America’s crimes in Hiroshima, Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran Sa’eed Jalili declared, “At the very least, the U.S. should be punished with disarmament and the revocation of its right to veto for its crimes here.” Read More Here
(PressTV) – ‘Japan ready for nuclear cooperation with Iran’
The Japanese ambassador to Iran has said Tokyo is ready to cooperate with Iran in the field of nuclear energy. Read More Here
US Spies: Israel or UK Forged Nukes Report on Iran
Philip M. Giraldi, PhD, is a former CIA counter-terrorism specialist and military intelligence officer. He was also foreign policy advisor to Ron Paul during his last presidential run.
US intelligence sources have confirmed Iran’s assertions that a document published by a British daily about Tehran’s nuclear program is a fabrication. Read More Here
(Reuters) – Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez said in a New Year’s message the “illusion” around President Barack Obama was over and rich nations had left the world on the verge of ecological disaster. Continue reading
(USAToday) – Wrapped up in earmuffs and a heavy jacket to fight the Beijing winter, Liu Zhan shows little sign of soaring wealth. Until he removes his gloves — and reveals a large gold ring. At the Chinese capital’s biggest vegetable wholesale market, other traders call him “Millionaire Liu.” Continue reading
(AFP) – The US Post Office could play a key role in distributing medical aid in the event of a biological attack, according to an executive order released by the White House. Continue reading
(Times) – Russia needs more weapons to punch through America’s new missile defence shield, Vladimir Putin said yesterday in blunt remarks that will complicate efforts to cut the nuclear arsenals of the former Cold War rivals. Continue reading
A year has passed since the Israeli war on the besieged Gaza, a war that left more than one thousand innocent children, women and elderly people killed, a tremendous destruction of houses, universities, hospitals, schools, and infrastructure. Continue reading
(HeadilinesIndia) – August 2009 – New Delhi: In an article likely to raise Indian hackles, a Chinese strategist contends that Beijing should break up India into 20-30 independent states with the help of “friendly countries” like Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan.
China inroads into Nepal army gives India the jitters(May09) – LINK
India is preparing for a possible `two-front war’ with China and Pakistan, Indian newspaper saying Wednesday.
The newspaper said the Indian Army is now revising its five-year-old doctrine to effectively meet the challenges of war with China and Pakistan, deal with asymmetric and fourth-generation warfare, enhance strategic reach and joint operations with IAF and Navy. Continue reading
Jesse Ventura and a team of expert investigators are on a mission to examine some of the most frightening and mysterious conspiracy allegations of our time. Continue reading
(Times) – American-led troops were accused yesterday of dragging innocent children from their beds and shooting them during a night raid that left ten people dead. Continue reading
Editor: Hats off to Tom Beattie (The Times, Dec. 27) for his comments on the illegal invasion of Afghanistan, in which Canada is unfortunately a major player. While I’m at it, hats off to The Times for printing his letter. Continue reading
Paul Craig Roberts, economist, syndicated columnist, and former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury in the Reagan Administration also makes an appearance. Alex also covers the latest on the highly suspicious botched underwear bombing with mr Roberts, and what the economic future may be for america in the next 2 to 3 years. Continue reading