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NSA’s Fake War on Terror

A New America Foundation report suggests it. More on this below. NSA spying is longstanding. It’s ongoing abroad and at home. It has nothing to do with national security. It’s unrelated to uncovering terrorist plots. Homegrown ones virtually don’t exist. Alleged ones are hatched. They’re fake. Claiming dozens were foiled in time is false. They’re Big Lies. Previous articles discussed dozens of innocent victims. They included: a fake shoe ...Read full article...

Survival or Extinction: The Power of Money

(PART ONE: LIFE OR DEATH; PART TWO: FOLLOW THE MONEY; PART THREE: NEED NOT GREED; PART FOUR: TAMING THE WOLVES; PART FIVE: DISCARD ME NOT; PART SIX: HEAD AND HAND) Don’t be intimidated by the economic content of this article, about which you think you know little.  Economists hide very simple concepts behind fancy words to obscure the facts and monopolize knowledge so as to be able to advance ...Read full article...

NAFTA’s Deplorable Legacy

Wall Street Journal columnist Mary O’Grady reinvents history. She does it her way. It’s the wrong way. She turns truth on its head. Her commentaries read like bad fiction. They substitute misinformation for indisputable facts. Responsible editors wouldn’t touch this. Journal editors embrace it. NAFTA was hugely destructive trade policy. It’s opposite of what’s needed. More on why below. Not according to O’Grady. On January 5, she headlined ”Nafta at 20: ...Read full article...

The Killings Fields of Gaza

Colin Green CounterPunch January 8, 2014 Revelations from Israeli sources such as ‘Breaking the Silence’ and ‘Physicians for Human Rights-Israel’ that the Israeli assaults on Gaza in 2008/9 (Cast Lead) and 2012 (Pillars of Defence) were planned many months ahead pose many questions about the real motives for the seven year siege and these massive attacks on a helpless concentration of impoverished and imprisoned people.  Let us then pose ...Read full article...

America’s Democratic Dictatorship

By Dr. Robert P. Abele Global Research January 6, 2014 As must appear self-evident to both historians and astute observers by now, the United States, in its history, has had a rather facile and at times acrimonious relationship to the idea of domestic democracy (If this is not self-evident, see Noam Chomsky, Hegemony or Survival, along with Failed States. For a specific analysis of this observation applied to the ...Read full article...

Washington’s Dirty Game in Ukraine

Weeks of Ukraine street protests continue. Washington’s dirty hands are involved. They’re manipulating things disruptively. Imperial ruthlessness operates this way. International law is clear and unequivocal. Meddling in the internal affairs of other countries is illegal. Doing so is longstanding US policy. It’s to eliminate independent sovereign states. It’s about replacing them with pro-Western vassal ones. It’s about weakening major rivals. It aims to eliminate them altogether if possible. ...Read full article...

Washington’s New Islamic Front: Expanded U.S. Support to Al Qaeda Rebels in Syria

From the outset, the Western military alliance has (covertly) supported the terrorists with a view to destabilizing Syria as a nation state. Lest we forget, Al Qaeda is a creation of the CIA.  The US, NATO, Israel, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar have channeled most of their support to the Al Qaeda brigades, which are also integrated by Western Special Forces. British and French Special Forces have been actively ...Read full article...

Israel’s War on Palestinian Children

Israel is a serial human rights abuser. It’s one of the world’s worst. It’s war on Palestinian children alone reflects it. They’re systematically abused unjustly. Up to 700 are arrested annually. Most are lawlessly charged with stone-throwing. Children young as five are terrorized. They’re too young to know why. They’re abusively treated during arrests, transfers and interrogations. They’re denied fundamental rights. In 1991, Israel ratified the 1989 UN Convention ...Read full article...

The Israeli Invasion and Gaza’s Offshore Gas Fields

The military invasion of the Gaza Strip by Israeli Forces bears a direct relation to the control and ownership of strategic offshore gas reserves.  This is a war of conquest. Discovered in 2000, there are extensive gas reserves off the Gaza coastline.  British Gas (BG Group) and its partner, the Athens based Consolidated Contractors International Company (CCC) owned by Lebanon’s Sabbagh and Koury families, were granted oil ...Read full article...

Massive Pentagon Waste, Fraud and Grand Theft

teveLongstanding Pentagon operations reflect a black hole of unaccountability. Reuters published a two-part report. In July, it discussed the Defense Department’s “payroll quagmire.” It’s bureaucracy is stifling. It’s “unyielding,” said Reuters. Active duty and retired military personal are routinely cheated. Pay errors are widespread. Correcting “or just explaining them can test even the most persistent soldiers.” Weeks or months pass without resolution. Some personnel are cheated on pay. Others ...Read full article...

British Intelligence Operation to Kidnap Snowden?

Wayne Madsen Global Research 18 November 2013 Number One MI-6 Officer Working Undercover in Moscow Embassy Britain’s spy-infested embassy in Moscow has taken the lead among the «FIVE EYES» signals intelligence allies to locate the whereabouts of National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden in Russia. In fact, the British government is more avid in its desire to locate and possibly rendition Snowden to the United Kingdom or United States ...Read full article...

Psychiatric Drugs, Cyberspace and “Digital Indoctrination”

Greg Guma Global Research 11 November 2013 Brain-altering drugs and digital “indoctrination” pose a potential threat not only to the stability of many individuals but of society itself. At least 10 percent of all Americans over six-years-old are on antidepressants. That’s more than 35 million people, double the number from less than two decades ago. Anti-psychotics have meanwhile eclipsed cholesterol treatments as the country’s fastest selling and most profitable ...Read full article...

Is There an Alternative to Plundering the Earth?

Is there an alternative to making war? Is there an alternative to destroying the planet? No one asks these questions because they seem absurd. Yet, no one can escape them either. Until the onslaught of the global economic crisis, the motto of so-called “neoliberalism” was TINA: “There Is No Alternative!” No alternative to “neoliberal globalization”? No alternative to the unfettered “free market” economy? What Is “Neoliberal Globalization”? Let us ...Read full article...

America’s Global Gulag: Challenging Wrongful Convictions

Many thousands of political prisoners languish in America’s global gulag. They do so unjustly. War on terror victims increased earlier numbers. Muslims are mostly affected. They’re wrongfully vilified. They’re persecuted for their faith and ethnicity. At times it’s for their activism, prominence and/or charity. They committed no crimes. They continue being hunted down, rounded up, detained indefinitely, isolated, denied all rights, convicted on bogus charges, and imprisoned longterm. Two ...Read full article...