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Hypocritical Reaction to the Murder of U.S. Ambassador in Libya

  Hypocritical Reaction to the Murder of US Ambassador in Libya… By Lizzie Phelan Global Research, September 14, 2012   The first thing that comes to mind about the murder of the US Ambassador and his three staff in Benghazi, Libya today is the cruel irony. Indeed this is the man who served as envoy … Continue reading

Desperate Jump for Life

Desperate jump for life From the Newspaper | Imran Ayub | 1 1/9/12     KARACHI: The fire that broke out in a Karachi industrial unit on Tuesday evening died down on Wednesday night but only after killing at least 258 people, including dozens of women and a number of members of same families.   … Continue reading

Editorial: The NAM Summit:Tehran 2012

Editorial: The NAM Summit Conference: Tehran 2012 Dr. Rasheed Hasan Khan Tehran became the centre of international attention in the last week of August 2012 when it hosted the 16 th Summit Conference of The Non-aligned Movement. Iran was also elected the President of Non Aligned Movement, replacing Egypt. Though its international profile is slightly … Continue reading

Manufactured Dissent

“Manufactured Dissent”: The Financial Bearings of the “Progressive Left Media”   by Prof. James F. Tracy Global Research, August 3, 2012     Since the early 2000s US-based “left-progressive” media that purport to be independent have received tens of millions in grants and contributions while they have ignored some of the most important news stories … Continue reading

September 11, 2001: Criminal Negligence and Political Coverup

September 11, 2001: Criminal Negligence and 9/11 Political Coverup By Washington’s Blog Global Research, August 27, 2012 Washington’s Blog August 27, 2012 Theme: 9/11 & ‘War on Terrorism’ 14 Facts Which Show Criminal Negligence and Coverup On this eleventh anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, we would like to take a look back at what … Continue reading

The NAM Summit, a Coup against the West?

The NAM Summit, Iran, and Syria: A Coup against the West? Can the NAM Summit bridge the Iran-Egypt Gap? by Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya     The upcoming summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) will be held in Tehran from August 26 to 31, 2012. The NAM and its summit are mostly ignored in the Atlanticist … Continue reading

The Western Welfare State: its Rise and Demise

The Western Welfare State: Its Rise and Demise and the Soviet Bloc   by Prof. James Petras   One of the most striking socio-economic features of the past two decades is the reversal of the previous half-century of welfare legislation in Europe and North America . Unprecedented cuts in social services, severance pay, public employment, … Continue reading

Amnesty International: An Instrument of War Propaganda?

Amnesty International: An Instrument of War Propaganda?   by Felicity Arbuthnot   Amnesty International has released satellite pictures of “craters” in Syria, citing : “an increased use of heavy weaponry, including near residential areas”.   The BBC reports, quoting Amnesty: “Images from Anadan revealed more than 600 probable artillery impact craters from heavy fighting between … Continue reading

Financial Aristocracy in India

All Sorts of Roguery?  The ‘Financial Aristocracy’ and Government à Bon Marché in India by Bernie   My voice is a crime, My thoughts anarchy, Because I do not sing to their tunes, I do not carry them on my shoulders. — Cherabandaraju, who was the lead accused in a “conspiracy case” involving poets and … Continue reading

The Marikana Massacre

History of South Africa’s Cheap Labour Economy: The 1946 Miners Strike and the Marikana Massacre   by Chris Webb   On August 4, 1946 over one thousand miners assembled in Market Square in Johannesburg, South Africa. No hall in the town was big enough to hold them, and no one would have rented one to … Continue reading