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Editorial: September 2015

Editorial :September 2015 The Refugee Exodus Dr. Rasheed Hasan Khan As tens of thousands of refugees continue to flee conflict-ridden countries, including Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and Syria, Western European governments and international humanitarian organisations are struggling to cope with the grave humanitarian crisis. The refugee crisis is a direct result of the US and NATO’s … Continue reading

The Electoral Mess

The Electoral Mess I.A. Rehman THE verdicts of the election tribunals announced so far and the debates generated by them have amply demonstrated the need for review of the safeguards created for ensuring fair elections. These safeguards are: use of indelible ink on voters’ fingers; affixation of voters’ thumbprint on the counterfoils of ballot papers; … Continue reading

China Can Ride Out this Crisis

China can ride out this crisis. But we’re on course for another crash Seumas Milne Market mayhem is the product of the aftershocks of 2008. No wonder calls for alternatives are growing Wednesday 26 August 2015 It may not yet be the moment to get in supplies of tinned food. That was what Gordon Brown’s … Continue reading

The Devaluation of the Yuan

The Devaluation of the Yuan by Prabhat Patnaik The Chinese central bank’s decision last week to let the yuan depreciate, in three stages by almost 4 percent against the US dollar, was officially explained as a move towards greater market determination of its exchange rate. Though this explanation pacified stock markets around the world, China’s … Continue reading

Economic Destabilization,Financial Meltdown and Rigging of Shanghai Stock Market?

Economic Destabilization, Financial Meltdown and the Rigging of the Shanghai Stock Market? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky Global Research, August 26, 2015 The dramatic collapse of the Shanghai stock exchange has been presented to public opinion as the result of a spontaneous “market mechanism”, triggered by weaknesses in China’s economy. The Western media consensus in chorus … Continue reading

Europe’s Moment of Truth

Europe’s Moment of Truth by Prabhat Patnaik Greek Premier Alexis Tsipras’ acceptance of an “austerity package” on July 13, which contained measures rejected by the Greek people in a referendum barely a week before, represents not just an abject surrender by the Syriza government, or a sign of contempt on the part of German finance … Continue reading

Following Damning Report, American Psychological Association may Prohibit Interrogation Involvement

Following Damning Report, American Psychological Association May Prohibit Interrogation Involvement Published on Friday, July 31, 2015 by Common Dreams ‘The legal facade behind which these heinous acts were conducted relied heavily on the cooperation of professional psychologists’—Amy Goodman Andrea Germanos, staff writer In the wake of an independent investigation confirming collusion between psychologists and U.S. … Continue reading

Chilean Dictator Pinochet Covered up Burning of Activists

Chilean dictator Pinochet covered up 1986 burning of activists, report shows Declassified US documents indicate Pinochet suppressed police report that fingered military officers in burning alive of Rodrigo Rojas and Carmen Quintana Jonathan Franklin and agencies in Santiago Friday 31 July 2015 Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet buried a police report which accused military officers of … Continue reading

The Age of Imperial Wars

The Age of Imperial Wars From Regional War, “Regime Change” to Global Warfare By Prof. James Petras Global Research, August 22, 2015 2015 has become a year of living dangerously. Wars are spreading across the globe. Wars are escalating as new countries are bombed and the old are ravaged with ever greater intensity. Countries, where … Continue reading