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Charles and David Koch are modern-day robber barons. They’re multi-billionaires. Forbes estimates their April 2014 net worth at $40.3 billion each.
On April 17, Putin held his annual televised Q & A session. He did it with ordinary Russians nationwide. He did it for the 12th time. Doing so connects with them.
A previous article discussed UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay. It discussed her duplicitous anti-Assad report. It wasn’t her first one. It won’t be her last
Obama exceeds the worst of his predecessors. He governs lawlessly. He does so multiple ways. He targets humanity globally.
Thousands of Eastern Ukrainians reject Kiev putschists. Perhaps millions. They want local sovereignty. They want autonomy rights.
A previous article said talks through last Thursday floundered. They’re close to collapse.
Petras pulled no punches saying “(i)n an electoral system, run by and for a corporate oligarchy, deception and demagoguery are essential elements – entertaining the people while working for the wealthy.”
It’s Petras at his best. It’s important reading. It covers vital topics. Petras tells readers what they need to know. His analysis is masterful. Below is an account of what he said.
On Sunday, both men met for further talks. They did so in Paris. They discussed Ukraine for four hours. Nothing was resolved.
Welcome to police state Turkey. It’s no democracy. Claiming otherwise is a convenient illusion.
Churchill once said a “lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.” Today it circulates instantly.
Israeli security forces are licensed to kill, injure and terrorize with impunity. They take full advantage.
On Tuesday, Simferopol snipers shot and killed a Crimean self-defense member and Ukrainian soldier. Another self-defense member and Ukrainian soldier were wounded.
Washington and Israel are imperial partners in crime. Regime change is longstanding policy. Iran and Syria are prime targets.
On March 12, Ukraine’s illegitimate putschist prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and Obama met in the Oval Office.
On February 27, 2014, they announced their so-called “Ukrainian government of people’s trust.”
He gave a wide-ranging interview. It’s the first extensive one he’s given. He did so forthrightly. He did it responsibly. He covered important ground.
It bears repeating what other articles stressed. Putin supports peace and stability. Obama wages one war after another.
Famed journalist George Seldes (1890 – 1995) called them “prostitutes of the press.” Paul Craig Roberts calls them “presstitutes.”
Geopolitical conditions today are incendiary. Obama’s war on Syria rages. No end in sight looms.
Major media scoundrels praise what demands condemnation. They reinvent history doing it. Managed news misinformation substitutes for legitimate journalism.
- It bears repeating what previous articles stressed. All the news Times editors call fit to print isn’t fit to read.
What kind of government establishes itself by force? What kind does it extrajudicially?
Congratulations, Mr. President. You’re the latest in a long line of lawless leaders. You achieved rogue status without really trying.
Far-right Ukrainian ultranationalists are fascist extremists. Washington provides support. Oleh Tyahnybok heads the neo-Nazi Svoboda party. It’s allied with likeminded groups.
A previous article discussed multiple Obama regime change fronts. His rogue agenda exceeds the worst of his predecessors.
Thousands of political prisoners languish in America’s gulag. It’s by far the world’s largest. It’s one of the most ruthless.
Obama heads an administration Murder, Inc. agenda. He appointed himself judge, jury and executioner.
Welcome to low-wage America. Lousy jobs, rotten pay, eroding benefits, and poor working conditions reflect things for growing millions.
Obamacare scams consumers. It’s a ripoff. It’s a corporate designed scheme. It’s smoke and mirrors deception. It’s rife with disturbing inequities. It makes a dysfunctional system worse.