Category: ROTTEN GOVERNMENTS

Strutting Fascism and swaggering militarism

CLASSICAL ESSAYS • Original version on July 1, 2008 “We work for the moral and traditional values which Socialists neglect and despise. . . .” –Benito Mussolini ROME — It’s their strutting. That detestable image of the strutting that links them, the strutting and prancing Fascists and their swaggering and parading military cousins, up front for their conveniently concealed corporatistContinue reading

The Russian Hacking Fiasco

MIKE WHITNEY, COUNTERPUNCH The people and organizations that are making these uncorroborated claims have no basis for legal action, no presumption of wrongdoing, and no grounds for prosecution. They have nothing. Zilch.  Their claims, charges and accusations are like the soap bubbles we give to our children and grandchildren. The brightly-colored bubbles wobble across the sky for a minute or two and then, Poof, they vanish intoContinue reading

Rex Tillerson meets with Foreign Minister Lavrov and President Putin

  THE SAKER  } DATELINE APRIL 11, 2017  | WITH SELECT COMMENTS FROM ORIGINAL THREADS inally, they met.  Rex Tillerson spent several hours speaking with Foreign Minister Lavrov and, after that, with President Putin.  Tillerson  and Lavrov then held a rather bizarre joint press conference in which Tillerson mantrically repeated all the nonsense we are now used to hear about Russia whileContinue reading