Day: January 30, 2011

Egypt's Revolution May Not Produce Democracy

By Rob Kall | January 30, 2011 [print_link] After thirty years of dictatorship, the idea of an Egypt free from the reign of Hosni Mubarak is attractive to many. But removing Mubarak may not bring freedom, democracy or a better situation. We can learn from the bungled disaster of the Iraq invasion by George W. Bush and his neocon moronsContinue reading

ARCHIVES: America Has Gone Away

By Paul Craig Roberts | December 29, 2010 [print_link] Anyone who doesn’t believe that the US is an incipient fascist state needs only to consult the latest assault on civil liberty by Fox News (sic). Instead of informing citizens, Fox News (sic) informs on citizens. Jason Ditz reports (antiwar.com Dec. 28) that Fox News (sic) “no longer content to simplyContinue reading

Olbermann's Sacking Shifts US Media Further Right

By Stephen Lendman [print_link]  Jan. 28, 2011 Make no mistake. He didn’t quit. He was pushed, the final straw perhaps being the January 18 FCC-approved Comcast-NBC Merger. Its chairman/CEO Brian Roberts co-chaired the 2000 Republican Convention host committee, and COO Stephen Burke/now NBC Universal CEO tilts heavily to Republicans. According to Public Citizen and Think Progress, he raised at leastContinue reading

The Egyptian revolution threatens an American-imposed order of Arabophobia and false choices

This is the great fear, in Israel and in Washington, too: that revolution in Egypt will reveal the despotism of the existing order for the Palestinian people, who have seen their rights and properties and security and water taken from them during an endless peace process that Egypt has helped sustain.                                                                                                                               by PhilipContinue reading

PROYECT: Bill Keller’s hatchet job on Julian Assange

BY LOUIS PROYECT | January 28, 2011 [print_link] For obvious reasons, the New York Times does not like Julian Assange very much although they don’t spell out their political differences,  preferring to use cheap ad hominem attacks. For example, John Burns described him as “erratic and imperious” in an October 23rd story. Indeed, it seems almost impossible for the Times to write aboutContinue reading

EGYPT: The masses defiant

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThvBJMzmSZI[/youtube]   ONWARD TO REAL VICTORY people of Egypt.  The whole world is watching and admiring your courage and steadfastness. Let us hope your revolution will not be co-opted by the usual bourgeois reformists in cahoots with the empire.   Share This: