Archive for the category ‘CURRENT AFFAIRS’


Asian Export Giants Pledge Support for the Eurozone
John Blau (Reuters, AFP) - Deutsche Welle
January 17th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Asian Export Giants Pledge Support for the Eurozone)
The War on WikiLeaks: A John Pilger Investigation and Interview with Julian Assange
John Pilger – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 17th, 2011 ( Comments Off on The War on WikiLeaks: A John Pilger Investigation and Interview with Julian Assange)
Don’t Just Close Guantánamo, Return It
César Chelala – Common Dreams
January 10th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Don’t Just Close Guantánamo, Return It)
Private Memo Exposes US Fears Over WikiLeaks
Guy Adams in Los Angeles – The Independent
January 10th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Private Memo Exposes US Fears Over WikiLeaks)
WikiLeaks Exposed US and Hillary’s Hopelessness
Robert Fisk – Belfast Telegraph
January 3rd, 2011 ( 1 Comment »)
The Great Islamophobic Crusade
Max Blumenthal - TomDispatch
December 27th, 2010 ( Comments Off on The Great Islamophobic Crusade)
The Social Basis of America’s Imperial Politics: Rethinking Imperialist Theory
Prof. James Petras – Global Research
December 27th, 2010 ( Comments Off on The Social Basis of America’s Imperial Politics: Rethinking Imperialist Theory)
Vanunu’s Perseverance Drives Them Crazy
Rafael Poch - Pravda
December 20th, 2010 ( 1 Comment »)
US Involvement in Iraq: A Lot of Blood for Little Oil
Cordula Meyer – Der Spiegel
December 13th, 2010 ( Comments Off on US Involvement in Iraq: A Lot of Blood for Little Oil)
The Seven Myths of ‘Slums’
Adam Parsons – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 13th, 2010 ( Comments Off on The Seven Myths of ‘Slums’)
FBI Wiretapping of Internet Users: “All Your Data Belongs to Us”
Tom Burghardt – Global Research
December 6th, 2010 ( 1 Comment »)
Insanity and Robotisation: Militarisation and US Society
Horace Campbell – Pambazuka News
November 22nd, 2010 ( Comments Off on Insanity and Robotisation: Militarisation and US Society)
Preventing More Ethnic Disputes
Jonathan Power – Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research
November 22nd, 2010 ( Comments Off on Preventing More Ethnic Disputes)
Agriculture: U.S. and EU Subsidies Still Out of Bounds
Isolda Agazzi – Inter Press Service
November 22nd, 2010 ( 1 Comment »)
“US Wants to Return Iran to Its Sphere of Imperialist Influence” — John Pilger
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 15th, 2010 ( Comments Off on “US Wants to Return Iran to Its Sphere of Imperialist Influence” — John Pilger)
Obama in the Company of Killers
Amy Goodman - Truthdig
November 15th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Obama in the Company of Killers)
What We Learned From WikiLeaks
Jonathan Schell – The Nation
November 15th, 2010 ( 1 Comment »)
Watch Out: The World Bank Is Quietly Funding a Massive Corporate Water Grab
Scott Thill - AlterNet
November 8th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Watch Out: The World Bank Is Quietly Funding a Massive Corporate Water Grab)
The Shifting Balance of Power
William Pfaff – Truthdig
November 1st, 2010 ( Comments Off on The Shifting Balance of Power)
Mikhail Gorbachev: Victory in Afghanistan is ‘Impossible’
The Telegraph – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 1st, 2010 ( Comments Off on Mikhail Gorbachev: Victory in Afghanistan is ‘Impossible’)
‘Food Empires Creating Agricultural Crisis’
Frank Mulder – InterPress Service
October 18th, 2010 ( Comments Off on ‘Food Empires Creating Agricultural Crisis’)
Pentagon Author Exposes Zelikow’s Key Role in 9/11 Cover-Up
Maidhc Ó Cathail – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 18th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Pentagon Author Exposes Zelikow’s Key Role in 9/11 Cover-Up)
Lessons of the Obama Debacle
Walden Bello – Foreign Policy in Focus
October 18th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Lessons of the Obama Debacle)
Al-Qaeda’s Suspect Humanitarianism
Maidhc Ó Cathail – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 11th, 2010 ( 1 Comment »)
From Tuskegee to Guatemala via Nuremberg
Amy Goodman - Truthdig
October 11th, 2010 ( 1 Comment »)
World Report on Culture of Peace 2010
Federico Mayor Zaragoza – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 4th, 2010 ( Comments Off on World Report on Culture of Peace 2010)
Understanding the Threats of Qur’an Burning
Chaiwat Satha-Anand – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 27th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Understanding the Threats of Qur’an Burning)
Ahmadinejad and the 9/11 Attacks
Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 27th, 2010 ( 1 Comment »)
Countries Lay Claim to Arctic in Battle for Oil and Gas Reserves
Shaun Walker in Moscow – The Independent
September 27th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Countries Lay Claim to Arctic in Battle for Oil and Gas Reserves)
The Poodle Speaks
Maureen Dowd – The New York Times
September 6th, 2010 ( Comments Off on The Poodle Speaks)
Nature’s Bottom Line: The Folly of Endless Growth
Wayne Ellwood – New Internationalist magazine
September 6th, 2010 ( 1 Comment »)
WikiLeaks and War Crimes
Jeremy Scahill – The Nation
August 30th, 2010 ( 1 Comment »)
Exclusive: Caught in America’s Legal Black Hole
Robert Verkaik – The Independent
August 9th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Exclusive: Caught in America’s Legal Black Hole)
The Genocide behind Your Smart Phone
Alan Mascarenhas - Newsweek
July 26th, 2010 ( Comments Off on The Genocide behind Your Smart Phone)
Revenge of the Weeds
Robert C. Koehler – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 19th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Revenge of the Weeds)
If Only Information Flowed as Freely as Oil
Amy Goodman – Truthdig
July 19th, 2010 ( Comments Off on If Only Information Flowed as Freely as Oil)
Through the Wormhole: The Secret State’s Mad Scheme to Control the Internet
Tom Burghardt – Global Research
July 5th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Through the Wormhole: The Secret State’s Mad Scheme to Control the Internet)
The Global Political Awakening and the New World Order: The Technological Revolution and the Future of Freedom (Part 1)
Andrew Gavin Marshall – Global Research
June 28th, 2010 ( Comments Off on The Global Political Awakening and the New World Order: The Technological Revolution and the Future of Freedom (Part 1))
Hail to the Whistleblowers
James Denselow – The Guardian
June 28th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Hail to the Whistleblowers)
The Perils of Protest
Stephen Keim & Ann Cunningham - Justinian
June 21st, 2010 ( Comments Off on The Perils of Protest)
Bilderberg 2010: The Security Lockdown Begins
Charlie Skelton – The Guardian
June 7th, 2010 ( 1 Comment »)
Israeli Murders, NATO and Afghanistan
Craig Murray – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 7th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Israeli Murders, NATO and Afghanistan)
Western Leaders are too Cowardly to Help Save Lives
Robert Fisk – The Independent
June 7th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Western Leaders are too Cowardly to Help Save Lives)
Framing Pakistan: How the Pro-Israel Media Enables India’s Surrogate Warfare
Maidhc Ó Cathail – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 31st, 2010 ( Comments Off on Framing Pakistan: How the Pro-Israel Media Enables India’s Surrogate Warfare)
Back to Marx: How Can His Work Help Us to Understand Modern Times?
Laurent Etre – l’Humanité
May 31st, 2010 ( Comments Off on Back to Marx: How Can His Work Help Us to Understand Modern Times?)
Tony Blair, Very Close to Being Indicted for War Crimes
Prof. Michel Chossudovsky – Global Research
May 3rd, 2010 ( Comments Off on Tony Blair, Very Close to Being Indicted for War Crimes)
Almodovar Leads Celebrity Protest in Support of Civil War Case Judge
Anita Brooks in Madrid – The Independent
April 19th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Almodovar Leads Celebrity Protest in Support of Civil War Case Judge)
GERMAN MINISTER LAUNCHES ATTACK ON FACEBOOK
Sebastian Fischer - Spiegel
April 12th, 2010 ( Comments Off on GERMAN MINISTER LAUNCHES ATTACK ON FACEBOOK)
DEATH PENALTY DECREASING WORLDWIDE
Andrew Meldrum - GlobalPost
April 12th, 2010 ( Comments Off on DEATH PENALTY DECREASING WORLDWIDE)
“THE EVIL SCOURGE OF TERRORISM”: REALITY, CONSTRUCTION, REMEDY
Noam Chomsky – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 5th, 2010 ( Comments Off on “THE EVIL SCOURGE OF TERRORISM”: REALITY, CONSTRUCTION, REMEDY)
DEVELOPMENT: MORE FOOD, EXCEPT FOR THAT BILLION OR SO
Paul Virgo – TerraViva Europe
April 5th, 2010 ( Comments Off on DEVELOPMENT: MORE FOOD, EXCEPT FOR THAT BILLION OR SO)
A GLITCH — NOT A HITCH
Mumia Abu Jamal – Zspace
April 5th, 2010 ( Comments Off on A GLITCH — NOT A HITCH)
GAVIOTAS: VILLAGE OF HOPE
Seth Biderman and Christian Casillas – Yes! Magazine
April 5th, 2010 ( Comments Off on GAVIOTAS: VILLAGE OF HOPE)
WHITHER AFRICAN COTTON PRODUCERS AFTER BRAZIL’S SUCCESS?
Isolda Agazzi – TerraViva Europe
March 24th, 2010 ( Comments Off on WHITHER AFRICAN COTTON PRODUCERS AFTER BRAZIL’S SUCCESS?)
ARE GREEDY WATER BOTTLERS SIPHONING YOUR CITY’S DRINKING WATER?
Tara Lohan - AlterNet
March 23rd, 2010 ( Comments Off on ARE GREEDY WATER BOTTLERS SIPHONING YOUR CITY’S DRINKING WATER?)