Watchdog | As most US "regulatory" agencies do, the FDA serves to protect corporations from the people, not the way we are told.
CPP Media Bureau | The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today reiterated its continuing openness to resuming stalled formal peace talks with the Arroyo regime "or any government, for that matter, as long as it is genuinely interested in pursuing peace negotatiations." The CPP likewise said that it is also open to a ceasefire but only after important prejudicial questions have been resolved and key agreements have been resolved in principle. more... 0 Comments
Leon Trotsky | What is fascism? The name originated in Italy. Were all the forms of counter-revolutionary dictatorship fascist or not (That is to say, prior to the advent of fascism in Italy)?
Daniel McGowan (reposted) | UPDATE: Daniel will be leaving MDC Brooklyn soon. Please hold off on sending letters until we have a new address for him. Following sentencing, we put up some information regarding the background of the site on supportdaniel.org. more... 4 Comments
Steven Argue | The following is the first in a series of ten articles I have written answering the top ten myths being circulated by those who advocate execution or continued prison for Mumia Abu-Jamal. more... 0 Comments
FRANK RICH - THE NEW YORK TIMES | RICH: It is our own government’s vacation from reality this summer that should make us very afraid.
Peter Symonds | A little publicised amendment to the defence spending bill denouncing Iran for the “murder” of US soldiers in Iraq was proposed by Independent Democrat Joseph Lieberman and passed unanimously in the US Senate on Wednesday. Republicans and Democrats all lined up to support the White House’s unsubstantiated accusations that Tehran is funding, training and arming Iraqi militias, “who are contributing to the destabilisation of Iraq and are responsible for the murder of members of the United States Armed Forces”.
Steve Peacock, ThePeacockReport.com | The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is helping to finance a "responsible mining" initiative in Africa, where it purportedly seeks to improve relations between multinational mining companies and local communities in Ghana where the companies conduct gold-extraction operations. more... 0 Comments
PAUL KRUGMAN - THE NEW YORK TIMES | KRUGMAN: Treating the income of fund managers differently from the way we treat the income of everyone else who works makes no sense.
By Yehuda Stern in Jerusalem |
WORLD NEWS - INTERNATIONAL | MINISTRA DE SALUD DE BOLIVIA DEL MAS DISCRIMINÓ A DESTACADO MÉDICO ESPECIALIZADO EN EL EXTERIOR more... 0 Comments
Mary Lynch | The unfairness of a credit agency more... 0 Comments
NICHOLAS KRISTOF - THE NEW YORK TIMES | KRISTOF: When Iraqis are begging us to leave, it’s remarkably presumptuous to overrule their wishes and stay indefinitely.
Afghani Blog | The Canadian Prime Minister and Conservative MPs confirm a reversal of their pledge to stay as long as it takes.
MAUREEN DOWD - THE NEW YORK TIMES | DOWD: When presidents have screwed up and want to console themselves, they think history will give them a second chance.
Tom Paine | Monday July 16 4:30PM-6:30PM
Robes | On Saturday, July 7, 2007, a group of six communist militants unveiled a “Victims of Capitalism Memorial” in the Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza, before carrying it past several banks and displaying it at the heart of Times Square. more... 34 Comments
The Answer Man |
AfghaniBlog | More civilian deaths -- 314 -- were caused by international or Afghan security forces than by insurgents, who caused 279 deaths.
New York Times | By the end of this year, police officials say, more than 100 cameras will have begun monitoring cars moving through Lower Manhattan, the beginning phase of a London-style surveillance system that would be the first in the United States.
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