Why can't the IMF face up to the truth about the failing euro?
- Jeremy Warner
I've been in Washington most of this week for the spring meeting of the International Monetary Fund. I wish I could say there was light at the end of the tunnel, but the reality is still deeply depressing. Sorry to use cliches, but two sayings spring ...
The Peace Movement’s Silence in the Face of Imperialistic Military Escalations in Africa and the Middle East is Unjustified and Unacceptable!
- US Peace Council
On Monday February 25th, the U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, announced that the United States will be directly providing the so-called “Syrian opposition” with “non-lethal” aid in a coordinated effort to overthrow the ...
Rock 'n' Roll: A Manifesto
- Jonathan L. Fischer
We were floating somewhere in the Florida Straits, and Ian Svenonius had a message for the kids.
“Muddy Waters once said, ‘The blues had a baby and they called it rock ’n’ roll.’ But he never explained the circumstances ...
U.S. plays with fire in Syria
- Karin Leukefeld کارین لویکفلد
Washington sends special forces to Jordan. Pressures Amman to permit illegal border crossing of fighters and weapons to Syria
US soldiers prepare their gear near the Jordan–Saudi border, 260 km south of Amman.(AFP Photo / STR)
Washington’s “playbook” on provoking North Korea
- Stephen Gowans
In an April 3 Wall Street Journal article, “U.S. dials back on Korean show of force,” reporters Adam Entous and Julian E. Barnes revealed that the White House approved a detailed plan, called ‘the playbook,’ to ratchet up tension ...
Torturing hunger strikers at Guantánamo
- Nicole Colson
The hunger strike involving dozens of prisoners at Guantánamo Bay is a desperate protest against the atrocious conditions they face.
You won't hear much about it from the mainstream media, but detainees at the U.S. prison camp in Guantá ...
Angelina Jolie: Bimbo and the Beast
- Finian Cunningham
Angelina Jolie, the American screen idol and one of the highest paid actors ever, is famous for her sultry looks and a femme fatale presence. She’s a dangerous woman, the embodiment of smoldering, mercurial menace. Which, when you think about ...
Ebrahim Yazdi's Letter To Burmese Leader
- Ebrahim Yazdi إبراهيم يزدي
The secretary general of the Freedom Movement of Iran, Dr. Ebrahim Yazdi to the Burmese leader, Mrs.Aung San Suu Kyi: You have spoken lovingly of Burma's diverse peoples as "siblings from a single family". I appeal to you to pay closer attention ...
Behind the US-North Korea Conflict
- Jack A. Smith
What’s happening between the U.S. and North Korea to produce such headlines this week as “Korean Tensions Escalate,” and “North Korea Threatens U.S.”?
The New York Times reported March 30:
“This week, North ...
BRICS go over the wall
- Pepe Escobar
Reports on the premature death of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) have been greatly exaggerated. Western corporate media is flooded with such nonsense, perpetrated in this particular case by the head of Morgan Stanley Investment ...