Politics

US to keep Vilifying Caracas even with Chavez Dead

by Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya On the day that it was announced Venezuela’s President Hugo Chávez had died from an unidentified cancer, two US diplomats were expelled as persona non grata from Caracas for trying to organize some type of coup and conspiracy against Venezuela. Not trying to attract any more negative attention, the Obama Administration would calmly wait until March […]

BRICS Go Over The Wall

by 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 Management. Reality spells otherwise. The BRICS meet in Durban, South Africa, this Tuesday to, among other steps, create […]

Real liars go to Tehran

Uncle Marx never thought about this one: history repeating itself as double tragedy after already being a farce in the first place by Pepe Escobar Let’s examine the case in hand. First of all, take a close look at this Wall Street Journal op-ed from September 2002, in the hysterical run-up towards the invasion of Iraq. Title: The Case for […]

Dmitry Medvedev’s two-day state visit to Norway has begun

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Protests: When’s it time to go home?

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Newsflash

Alastair Stewart’s Tongue Stuck up the Duchess of Camdridge’s Arse!   Whence think’st thou kings and parasites arose? Whence that unnatural line of drones. who heap Toil and unvanquishable penury On those who build their palaces, and bring Their daily bread? – From vice, black loathsome vice From rapine, madness, treachery and wrong From all that ‘genders misery, and makes […]

‘The Price of Coal’

A Welshman stood at the Golden Gate his head bowed low

He meekly asked the man of fate the way he should go

‘What have you done?’ St. Peter said ‘to gain admission here?’

‘I merely mined for coal’ he said ‘for many a year’

St. Peter opened wide the gate and softly tolled the bell

‘Come and choose your harp’ he said ‘you’ve had your share of hell.’

Mark Curtis – International Conference on Terrorism

University of Salford, UK. 11th September 2005 A one day Conference Against International Terrorism takes place. The conference begins with two minutes silence in memory of all victims of terror whether it be perpetrated by Al Qaeda or Western-sponsored state terrorism. The conference takes place on the thirty second anniversary of the 1973 CIA-backed military coup in Chile and the […]

How Thatcher gave Pol Pot a hand

Almost two million Cambodians died as a result of Year Zero. John Pilger argues that, without the complicity of the US and Britain, it may never have happened. On 17 April, it is 25 years since Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge entered Phnom Penh. In the calendar of fanaticism, this was Year Zero; as many as two million people, a fifth […]