Tuesday, 2 August 2011

How the CIA is Trying to Pave Over Yemen's Revolution
Evicting Yemen's Drone Base

By James Gundun

Most Yemenis and some observers firmly believe that Saleh and Washington are using each other to create chaos, a vain attempt to justify their illegitimate authority. Coolly rational, yet utterly deranged. Continue

NATO too Stupid to Face Reality

By Lisa Karpova

I, for one, do not wish to live in a world controlled by barbaric savagery and the law of the jungle, but that's all there will be unless NATO is dismantled and dragged kicking and screaming before an International Court. Continue

Billion Dollar Bill &NATO's Attack On Libya


It is not conspiracy -- it's structural economic behavior locked into Western Foreign Policy and therefore the global economy. Continue

Islamophobia, Zionism and the Norway massacre

By Ali Abunimah

Anti-Defamation League director Abraham Foxman condemned Breivik's ideology, but he is still an enabler of Islamophobia.Continue

Putin says U.S. is "Parasite" on Global Economy

By Maria Tsvetkova

"They are living beyond their means and shifting a part of the weight of their problems to the world economy," Continue

Gerald Celente: 'Economic Martial Law Will Be Declared'

By Mac Slavo

Should an attack hit one of the major NATO nations, the effects, this time, will go global. Bank holidays will be called, the US and other fragile economies will crumble, gold and silver will soar, and already-troubled currencies will crash. Continue

Welcome to the United States of Austerity

By Andy Kroll

Polluted water, smoggy skies, crumbling bridges, less education funding, more unhealthy Americans: the impact of the debt deal's massive cuts. Contine

Socialism for the Rich
Capitalism for Everyone Else

By Mark Braund

If more people understood the means by which banks create money, the way it swells the coffers of the already wealthy, and the destabilising effect it has on the real economy, then surely there would be a outcry of Murdochian proportions. Continue

Murdoch The Mogul Who Screwed the News

 Video Documentary -  Dispatches Channel 4

 The incredible story of how Rupert Murdoch used celebrity scandal to bankroll his expanding media empire, before scandal ultimately engulfed the News of the World itself.

A New Jury to Put the British Public Interest First

By Compass

Something is unraveling before our eyes. From bankers to media-barons, private interests have bankrupted and corrupted the public realm. Power, for so long hidden in the pockets of a cosy elite, has been exposed. Continue

Show Up Or Shut-up
Stop The Machine!

By October2011.org

People's Protest: DC's Freedom Plaza on October 6th Continue

Bank-backed House Lawmakers Try to Kill IRS Plan

By Michael Hudson

Two U.S. House members who collected large campaign donations from the financial industry are pushing legislation to block an Internal Revenue Service plan to discourage foreign tax evaders and money launderers from stashing money in U.S. banks. Continue

College Conspiracy


College education is the largest scam in U.S. history! Continue

Attacks by Yemeni government kill 19: - Yemeni military airstrikes and bombings throughout the country resulted in the deaths of four civilians and 15 militants, officials said Monday.
US Kills 15 in Yemen's Abyan Province: Two US drone attacks in Zinjibar, Abyan, killed 15 suspected al-Qaeda fighters on Monday, a senior military official in Abyan confirmed
Afghan governor: NATO airstrike kills 4: The governor of a province in northeastern Afghanistan said Monday a NATO airstrike killed four police officers at a checkpoint in the remote, mountainous region.
Suicide Bombers Kill 3 in Northern Afghanistan: Afghan officials say a suicide bomb attack has killed at least three people and wounded 10 others in northern Afghanistan.
BBC fears journalist in Afghanistan may have been killed by Nato: The BBC has asked Nato to investigate the death of one of its journalists in Afghanistan after reports suggested international forces could have been involved.
NATO occupation force soldier killed in southern Afghanistan: A coalition service member was killed in southern Afghanistan on Monday as a result of an insurgent attack, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.
US kills four people in north-west Pakistan: At least four people were killed Monday and two more injured in a suspected US drone strike in Pakistan's restive north-western area along the Afghan border, intelligence officials said, dpa reported. "The identities of those killed were still unknown."
Soldiers deployed to quell violence in Pakistan’s largest city after 34 killed in 2 days: Police have found bodies scattered across different parts of the city since Monday morning, some riddled with bullets and others that showed signs of torture and were tied up in gunny sacks
Suicide bomber kills soldiers in Somalia as refugee exodus keeps up: Mogadishu - Two African Union peacekeepers were killed in a suicide attack carried out by Islamists in the Somali capital Mogadishu, a spokesman confirmed Tuesday, as more refugees from the war-torn country are fleeing a devastating drought to neighbouring Kenya.
Aid groups warn famine may engulf southern Somalia: "The next three to four months are set to worsen in Ethiopia, Kenya and parts of southern Somalia and the situation will remain classified as an 'emergency' until the end of the year," aid agency Oxfam warned Tuesday.
Syrian tanks shell Hama ahead of UN meeting: The Security Council members gathered for closed consultations on Monday, following demands from European powers to condemn Assad's deadly crackdown on opposition protests.
Imperialists — hands off Syria!: U.S. and French imperialism have flagrantly intervened in the Syrian crisis and made it obvious that they will act to overthrow and replace President Bashir Assad. This is an open threat to the people of Syria. It is a clear signal that progressive forces in the U.S. must give priority to combating this imperialist intervention no matter how they evaluate the Assad government.
Seven Libyan rebels killed in Gaddafi counter-attack: Forces loyal to Libya's Muammar Gaddafi killed seven rebels and wounded another 65 in a counter-attack in the town of Zlitan on Tuesday, hospital sources in Misrata said.
NATO’s Tripoli TV kills 4 people: : Authorities in Tripoli say NATO’s air raid on transmitters of Libyan state television Saturday left 3 people killed and 15 injured.
Fox in the chicken coop: $250 million given to Libyan rebels: France has given the Libyan rebels over $ 250 million from the frozen accounts of Muamar Gaddafi and his entourage, reports Agence France-Press.
End Game for Benghazi Rebels as Libyan Tribes Prepare to Weigh in?: The force that is rapidly entering into this conflict is the leadership of Libya’s more than 2000 tribes. In a series of meetings in Libya, Tunisia and elsewhere, the Tribal Council is speaking out forcefully and forging a political block that is demanding an end to Libyans killing Libyans.
Norway Withdraws Jets from Libya Ops: Military: Norway on Aug. 1 withdrew as planned its final four F-16 fighter jets that have been taking part in the NATO-led mission over Libya, the Norwegian military said.
Philippines continues to recognize Libyan government: senior official: Contrary to negative perception on Libya, AbdulHadi Lahweej, Libyan Secretary of Expatriates Immigrants and Refugees Affairs, said the situation in the country is stable except in areas controlled by the rebels.
Chavez: Venezuela firmly backing Gadhafi: President Hugo Chavez said Monday that Venezuela would not recognize the governing body of Libya's rebels, defending Moammar Gadhafi and urging his ally to stand firm against the armed movement aimed at ousting the Libyan leader.
Letter to the Guardian Regarding its Venezuela Coverage: We, the undersigned, ask why the Guardian ignored one of Venezuela’s most serious human rights problems – the assassination of hundreds of peasant activists since 2001 by gunmen hired by wealthy land owners.
Top U.S. officer pushes for troop decision in Iraq: Iraq must decide on the future of the US troop presence in the country as soon as possible and include provisions on immunity for American soldiers, the top US military officer said in Baghdad on Tuesday.
Iraqis want US military presence terminated: Over 2.5 million Iraqis have signed a demand that the US military presence in the country should be terminated.
Robert Fisk: Egypt's Revolutionary Youth Are Being Sidelined: Revolution betrayed. The Egyptian army now colludes with the hated Muslim Brotherhood to bring you – well, a new Egypt that looks much like the old one.
Rise In Israel's Attacks On Palestinian Children (Video): Israeli soldiers and settlers have killed nine children so far in 2011, and almost 200 children have been injured by settler violence and the Israeli military, a statement by the Government Media Center said.
Israel: Rogue State Land of Inequality : Among all developed nations, Israel, America and Britain are the most unequal, a trend getting worse, not better, showing up now on Israeli streets.
Who gains from debt deal? The Pentagon, for one: The last-minute deal that Congress is considering to raise the federal debt limit probably will mean trillions of dollars in government spending reductions for most agencies. But one department stands to gain: the Pentagon.
Banks spent $17.3 million on lobbying in 2011 first quarter: JPMorgan Chase & Co., Wells Fargo and other major banks, credit unions and industry groups spent at least $17.3 million on federal lobbying in the first three months of 2011, according to the Center for Responsive Politics
Lansdowne Partners sells entire $850m stake in Goldman Sachs: Lansdowne Partners, Europe's biggest hedge fund, has sold its entire $850m (£517m) position in Goldman Sachs in a move that underlines growing concerns about the prospects for the global banking sector.
HSBC sheds 30,000 jobs, posts surprise rise in profit of $11.5 billion: The bank also said it had cut 5,000 jobs following restructuring of operations in Latin America, the United States, Britain, France and the Middle East and that it would cut another 25,000 between now and 2013.
Rhode Island's Central Falls files for bankruptcy: Central Falls, Rhode Island, one of a handful of U.S. cities and counties facing fiscal collapse in the wake of the economic recession, filed for a rare Chapter 9 bankruptcy on Monday.

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