Month: October 2012

OpEds: It’s a Big Club—And You’re Not in It

STEPHEN GOWANS. WHAT’S LEFT Speculating on where growing inequality in the United States might lead, economist Robert H. Frank warned in the New York Times that “extreme inequality might one day spawn a violent revolution, as has happened in many other countries.” But he quickly added that this was “hardly something to hope for.” (1) Share This:

Obama’s Disposition Matrix

By Stephen Lendman Call it elevating Murder, Inc. to a higher level. A Washington Post Special Report discussed America’s permanent war agenda. It includes targeted killings, Obama’s secret kill list, global drone wars, and White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan’s new rules for war playbook. Established in 2003, Washington’s National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) provides terrorist related information for America’s intelligenceContinue reading

A DANGEROUS LIE: THE “TWO EXTREMES” OF THE GREEK CRISIS

By Augustine Zenakos on October 16, 2012 Among the many narratives that seek to regulate public discourse on the Greek crisis, a particularly persistent one is that which posits that there are two “extremes”, one on either side of the political spectrum, a “Far-Right” and a “Far-Left” one, both equally detrimental to democracy, which can only therefore be safeguarded byContinue reading