An irresistible decline
This territory, colonized by Europeans, has become the headquarters of an empire that attacks all of humanity in the name of Goodness. But within this colossus with feet of clay, resistance is already organizing itself.
Internet Activist Jeremy Hammond Pleads Guilty to Stratfor Leak, Faces Harsh Sentence for Online Protest
Free Jeremy Hammond
Hammond held without bail for 15 months; supporters call for leniency.
New York, May 28, 2013-In federal court this morning, Internet activist Jeremy Hammond pleaded guilty to publicizing internal emails from the private intelligence firm Stratfor ...
Murder Is Our National Sport
Murder is our national sport. We murder tens of thousands with our industrial killing machines in Afghanistan and Iraq. We murder thousands more from the skies over Pakistan, Somalia and Yemen with our pilotless drones. We murder each ...
Twenty Examples of the Obama Administration Assault on Domestic Civil Liberties
The Obama administration has affirmed, continued and expanded almost all of the draconian domestic civil liberties intrusions pioneered under the Bush administration. Here are twenty examples of serious assaults on the domestic rights to freedom ...
The Game of Drones
- Jeffrey St. Clair
At last we know. The mysterious legal authority for Barack Obama’s killer drone program flows ...
Filling the Empty Battlefield: Jeremy Scahill, Blowback Reporter
- Tom Engelhardt
Chalmers Johnson’s book Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire was ...
- David Remnick
In the midst of the Second World War, Joseph Stalin, seized by one of his historic fits of paranoia ...
The Shame of America’s Gulag
- Chris Hedges
If, as Fyodor Dostoevsky wrote, “the degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering ...
The FBI Boston-Chechnya charade
- Pepe Escobar
LONDON - The Boston bombing was major blowback. That much is certain. The question is, what level ...
Israel and America: The Special Relationship that Isn’t
- Alan Sabrosky
Now that the dust is starting to settle over the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be Secretary of Defense, ...
Politics and Oscar Night
- Rick Perlstein
Some people had been predicting a political Oscar night. “This year’s Oscar race has been ...