Day: January 12, 2011

Roots of Arizona's Violence

by Stephen Lendman  | [print_link] As expected, America’s major media won’t explain it. Nation magazine editor Katrina vanden Heuvel ducked the issue, saying it’s “a time for grief, not grievance.” Blaming a “crazed act of a clearly unstable man,” she called it “an assassination of


Obama’s Comfort Zone: King of Collaboration

By Glen Ford, BAR executive editor  Submitted by Glen Ford on Wed, 01/12/2011 – 02:48 Democrats [1] Obamarama [2]  [print_link] Corporate media say Barack Obama seems rejuvenated, recharged, only two months after his party’s catastrophic defeat. In fact, the Democratic disaster has created the conditions


A Profound and Jarring Disconnect

The non-responsiveness of “American democracy” is becoming a scandal a viva voce On every key issue of public concern–protecting Social Security, reforming and universalizing health care, re-regulating the banking industry, ending America’s endless wars, cutting the military budget, and taking serious steps to combat global