Day: November 25, 2012

Meet the Bi-Partisan Group of Senators Pressuring Obama to Speed Up Destruction of the Planet

This list is normative—meaning every one of the Senators included in this roster of crooks and malefactors is only an iota “worse” than the rest of their confreres in the US Congress. In fact the entire top layer of theREAD ON

Freedom Rider: American Guilt in Gaza

By BAR editor and senior columnist Margaret Kimberley Israel is often described as a regional superpower, but the whole world knows that’s only because the Jewish State is backed to the hilt by the global superpower: the U.S. The fruitsREAD ON


Norway’s state pension fund has topped the United Arab Emirates’ Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) to become the largest sovereign wealth fund in the world…” Last week Iain Macwhirter wrote an excellent article ‘Face reality: We could be as prosperousREAD ON

Occupy Movement Finds Mission Combating Disaster – and Disaster Capitalism

A Black Agenda Radio commentary by Glen Ford When the Hurricane hit, Occupy movement activists wanted to do good in the hood. However, their mission has inevitably become political as well as humanitarian. “Occupy Sandy illuminates how economic and politicalREAD ON

A perverse (but very American) riddle

Our friend Woody NinetyNiner Konopak is quite flummoxed. He explains: I regularly experience a phenomenon that I do NOT understand: People on the “left” showing, explaining, demonstrating HOW the GOPhux can ‘return to relevancy,” and “rescue its reputation,” and IREAD ON

Obama’s Mideast Policy Burns

By BAR executive editor Glen Ford The U.S. believes it can manipulate jihadi fighters in a holy war against the West’s enemies in the Muslim world. However, “Israel’s murderous assault on Gaza threatens to unravel the Salafist-Qatari-Saudi-NATO axis, for oneREAD ON