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Who will win elections? “The Republicrats”

Who Will Win the Elections? “The Republicrats” Selected Articles By Julie Lévesque Global Research, October 24, 2012 There is no democracy in the United States. American political life is dominated by one party with two heads, often called the “Republicrats”. Republicans and Democrats agree on core issues and only argue on technicalities. Obama, who was … Continue reading

An Elegy for the Victims of Factory Fire

Editorial: An Elegy for the Victims of Factory Fire Dr.Rasheed Hasan Khan This dismal September, Karachi and Lahore saw the biggest industrial accidents to date when workers were incinerated live in work places which had turned into infernos. Due to the non-compliance with the basic rules for Workers Safety and Fire Prevention and Control by … Continue reading

Why American Raj is Under Seige?

Why the American Raj is Under Seige America can no longer afford its global imperium by Eric Margolis   The killing of the US ambassador to Libya and angry demonstrations across the Muslim world over a tacky anti-Islamic hate video have produced the usual flood of wrong-headed commentary from our media and politicians.   Across … Continue reading

Fifteen Issues this Election is NOT about

Published on Monday, September 24, 2012 by Common Dreams Fifteen Issues this Election is NOT About by Bill Quigley   Neither candidate is interested in stopping the use of the death penalty for federal or state crimes.   Neither candidate is interested in eliminating or reducing the 5,113 US nuclear warheads.   Neither candidate is … Continue reading

Love Thy Prophet Tenderly

Love thy Prophet, Tenderly The PPP regime has done the right thing by taking the blasphemy issue to the UN in a bid to negotiate the matter with the international community Ayesha Siddiqa – Independent Social Scientist ON 22 SEPTEMBER, the mood in certain circles of Islamabad was sombre. In the words of a friend, … Continue reading

NAM: Towards Breaking Western Sranglehold of Power

NAM: Towards Breaking Western Stranglehold of Power By Dr. Ismail Salami Global Research, September 01, 2012       Despite the West’s deliberate inattention to and willful disregard for Non-Aligned Movement Summit in Tehran, there is no denying the fact that the summit has occasioned extreme chagrin in Washington and Israel and that dialogue among … Continue reading

Democratic Janissaries?

cihan tuğal DEMOCRATIC JANISSARIES? Turkey’s Role in the Arab Spring The political upheavals of the Arab Spring and electoral victories of Islamist parties have brought a resurgence of talk about the ‘Turkish model’—a template that ‘effectively integrates Islam, democracy and vibrant economics’, according to a gushing New York Times article last year, which hailed Recep … Continue reading

Cuba: The New Global Medicine

Cuba: The New Global Medicine Don Fitz     Don Fitz is editor of Synthesis/Regeneration: A Magazine of Green Social Thought, co-coordinator of the Green Party of St. Louis, and producer of Green Time in conjunction with KNLC-TV. The author thanks Ivan Angulo Torres for assistance in translating and interpreting doctors in Peru, and Conner … Continue reading

The Rage against the West

The rage against the West   The widespread protests sparked by the anti-Islam movie trailer is not just about blasphemy. The reasons for the anger run deeper   By Ali Khan Mahmudabad     The British royal family is suing a French magazine for invasion of privacy for carrying offensive photos of Kate Middleton. However, … Continue reading