Day: January 29, 2011

The global ruling class

The superrich are doing fine, thank you.  SATURDAY, JANUARY 22, 2011 Posted by “lenin“ ABOVE: Ah, la vita e bella.  Fox News puppeteer Rupert Murdoch enjoying life with his considerably younger wife. Few tycoons have done more to crush theREAD ON

America's Dire State of the Union

By Stephen Lendman  [print_link] LIKE LAST YEAR, Obama’s address was empty rhetoric, signaling business as usual with a twist – more than ever embracing reactionary extremism, promising harder than ever hard times on Main Street. Last year, an earlier articleREAD ON

The United States, Egypt and the fight for socialist revolution

By The World Socialist Web Site Editorial Board 29 January 2011  | [print_link] Mass demonstrations of workers and youth throughout Egypt shook the regime of US-backed dictator Hosni Mubarak on Friday. Hundreds of thousands poured into the streets to demand the president’sREAD ON

WikiLeaks exposes US complicity in murder, torture, by Egyptian government

The sordid record of the US, always in cahoots with dictators and henchmen supporting  puny superrish minorities at the expense of the masses, has been well known to leftists here and abroad for generations.  By Tom Eley   [print_link] 29READ ON

EGYPT IN TURMOIL: Dead-Enders on the Potomac

Still wrapped in multiple layers of hypocrisy, Washington’s policy in the Middle East unravels From the Editors, Middle East Report Online January 29, 2011 [print_link]         Every US administration has its mouthpiece in Washington’s think tank world, its courtier thatREAD ON