About Congress: "Most of them [members of the House] are useless as tits on a boar anyway. We can always point out that Democrats like the money just as much as Republicans."
Some of our representatives are just plain dumb as a box of shale. They may even believe that American oil can be sold at Mom and Pop's Gas-It-Up.
Unless you are a Blackwater "contractor" or an arms dealer or a Haliburton executive, you will not blindly accept that your money (or your childrens lives) should be spent chasing boogeyman after boogeyman.
Even if your Congressman or Senator wasn't rich before he was elected, he is now. His $174,000.00 annual salary alone immediately makes him richer than 95% of all Americans!
RAS LANOUF, Libya – Moammar Gadhafi's forces hammered rebels with tanks and rockets, turning their rapid advance into a panicked retreat in an hours long battle Tuesday. The fighting underscored the dilemma facing the U.S. and its allies in Libya: Rebels may be unable to oust Gadhafi militarily unless already contentious international air strikes go even further in taking out his forces.
[Translated from GegenStandpunkt: Politische Vierteljahreszeitschrift 1-94, Gegenstandpunkt Verlag, Munich]
This article was written in 1994 in the wake of the first free elections in South Africa. It consists of a correct analysis of the process of nation-building through the creation of a new national people, the handing over of power to the blacks with the guaranteed maintenance of the capitalist economy based on untouched private property.
There is an article on Canada's boreal forests by Christopher Pala and an article on overfishing in West Africa in The Ecologist by Dawn Starin.
There’s an A-list celebrity who’s skipping Thanksgiving this year. Guess who? It’s Angelina Jolie. A source close to the star said that Angie won’t be celebrating it because it is all about abuses and murder by the whites against the native Indians.
The 16th Conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, or better known as COP16, will be held in Cancun, Mexico next week. From November 29th to December 10th international leaders will make another attempt to form a binding legal agreement that can work towards solving the climate crisis.
Windsor's 2011 Radical History Conference is calling out to grassroots organizations, community activists and interested persons to submit materials to display at our conference on February 4th, 5th and 6th. Do you have an interest in the history of grassroots movements, in social change, or human liberation? We want to hear from you!
The abandonment of these fundamental principles upon which all international law was constructed, has since been trumped by the American government of claiming the right to set up their own military tribunals to condemn as criminals any persons who resist the agenda...
By Zahir Ebrahim
In today's modernity, Islam is principally subverted in the same mold by introducing “beneficial cognitive diversity” into that original singular formulation of “straight-path”. The sophistication of its subversion however that is evidently running circles around the Muslim minds today, relies in its employment of complex political theory called Hegelian Dialectic. This is the underlying philosophy in the “good Muslim” vs. “bad Muslim” dialectic, and in Presidential statements like “either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists”.