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Neoliberalism and The Globalization of War: America’s Hegemonic Project

The world is at a dangerous crossroads.  The United States and its allies have launched a military adventure which threatens the future of humanity. Major military and covert intelligence operations are being undertaken simultaneously in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia and the Far East. The US-NATO military agenda combines both major theater operations as well as covert actions geared towards destabilizing sovereign states. America’s hegemonic ...Read full article...

The Real Reasons why Trump is Winning the Primaries

NEW YORK – While most media focus all attention on the personality cult behind the Trump brand, or the idea that he hates Muslims, Blacks and Hispanics, here we will tell you why Donald J. Trump is ahead in the polls and why his message resonates more than that of any other candidate. First of all, Trump has made a signature of his campaign to talk about issues that ...Read full article...

World Powers to Adopt Poverty and Slavery as Social Models

There is one thing that the leaders of the most powerful countries agree on: Poverty and enslavement of mankind are the goals they want in the XXI century. While the highest political representatives meet at the UN to ask the public for unity, solidarity and social justice, privately they discuss the exact opposite: Leading the world into widespread poverty and perpetual slavery. An example of this is cyber-security. While ...Read full article...

The Palestinian Wasteland

Gaza is not on its way to being a wasteland as indicated by the United Nations. Palestinians have been living under such horrendous conditions that not even animals would be able to endure. Palestinians, under the threat of continuous war by Israel, have become a sub-class, both in Israel and in the Gaza Strip. The new report by the UN ignores this fact and only warns that Gaza could ...Read full article...

Immigration Tsunami threatens to sweep Europe

A cataclysmic wave of Africans, Middle Eastern and Eastern European immigrants continues flooding Western Europe as people flee war, famine, drought and extreme poverty. The wave of immigration to Europe intensifies and increasingly overflows the continent’s capacity to deal with it. More than 23,000 immigrants have arrived to the Greek coast in the past week alone. Such influx is an increase of 50% compared to the previous week, according ...Read full article...

Brazilian Police ban black teens from entering famous beaches

Last weekend the military police of Rio de Janeiro prevented 160 young people from the north suburbs of the city to enter the famous beaches of Ipanema and Copacabana. Young, black and poor children, traveling with nothing on several bus lines to the south privileged carioca beaches ended up on the floor of a police van without having committed any crime. The police action intended to contain a new ...Read full article...

The first step to solving a problem is recognizing there is one

The main problem humanity faces today is not climate change, war, poverty, inequality or corruption, but the fact that those issues are not openly recognized as problems that need to be addressed and solved. Many people do recognize that corruption is rooted into politics, for example, but not everyone agrees that corruption is such a problem that it is necessary to get together to find and solution to it. ...Read full article...

GDP is an insufficient measure of true economic growth

High levels of economic growth are not enough to eradicate poverty. Economic growth has bee at zero percent or lower for two or three years in a row in most of the western world. Cooked government numbers say that most so-called western powers have grown at 0.2% and that the recession that began in 2009 is over. In Europe, the Spanish government has been short of organizing a parade, ...Read full article...

Latin America adrift

Not too long ago, Latin America was one of the regions with the best economic perspective on the planet. After the crisis of 2009, recovering and booming economies in the south looked for Asian partners to establish business opportunities with China, India, and even Russia. Those partnerships were established enthusiastically with the signing of new bilateral and multilateral agreements between China and individual commercial partners as well as among ...Read full article...

Heading Toward Financial Maidan in Ukraine?

Ukraine’s economy is a sinkhole of economic Depression. It’s teetering toward collapse. Its Q I GDP plunged 17.6% year-over-year. It’s down 6.1% from Q IV 2014. Ten of the last 11 quarters saw economic contraction. Kiev depends on outside aid to keep operating. Inflation is out-of-control. The Financial Times reported it reaching 61% in April. Its hryvnia currency is headed toward becoming worthless toilet paper. It’s worth less than ...Read full article...

Former Brazilian Minister: “PT stole too much”

Former Brazilian Minister of Labor, Carlos Lupi, said that one of the reasons for the political crisis in Brazil is that the ruling Workers Party (PT) “stole too much”. Lupi, who now chairs the Democratic Labor Party (PDT), which integrates the coalition government, was Minister of Labour during the last two years of the Lula da Silva administration. The current president, Dilma Rousseff, ratified Lupi’s position in 2011, when ...Read full article...

Corruption and Poverty govern over Latin America

Corruption is the great plague that invades many countries in Latin America and the world. It will be perceived more and more as the threat of economic crisis looms, which will cause even greater rejection of corrupt practices. Social and economic developments in Latin America over the past decade have failed to circumvent a harsh reality: 40% of the population is in vulnerable conditions. That is, the risk of ...Read full article...

Global Governors have purposely failed to curb poverty and inequality

Poverty, hunger and instability are not consequences of a polarized world, but the result of policies implemented by industrialists and bankers to force the poor to live in misery. Eradicating poverty and misery is cheaper than maintaining it. This reality is well-known by those in power. Yet, year in and year out, the ‘governors’ of the international financial syndicate refuse to put an end to endemic poverty worldwide, even ...Read full article...

Richest 1% will grab more than half of world’s wealth by 2016

Tax evasion by corporations and wealthy individuals to invest in universal and free public services is one of the ways in which the richest 1% will increase its share. As we had announced in 2013, the wealth accumulated by the most powerful and influential 1% population will exceed that of the remaining 99% next year, if current trends of rising inequality continue as they are. Every year, the richest multiply their ...Read full article...

America is Truly a Country Run for the Few

The Bureau of Labor Statistics headline this morning reads:  “Payroll employment increases by 248,000 in September; unemployment rate declines to 5.9%.” How can this be?  US corporations are investing in buying back their own stocks, not in new business ventures that produce new jobs. According to the Census Bureau’s Poverty Report, US real median family income has declined to the level of twenty years ago.    Consumer credit and ...Read full article...
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