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Unspeakable Memories: The Day John Kennedy Died [Edward Curtin – Global Research, 11.22.2019]

There is a vast literature on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, who died on a November 22nd Friday like this in 1963.  I have contributed my small…

The Rise of Militant Religious Right in Latin America [Wayne Madsen – Strategic Culture Foundation, 11.20.2019]

The recent coup d’état in Bolivia that overthrew President Evo Morales was not merely a standard right-wing putsch aided and abetted by the US Central Intelligence Agency but…

Ecuador: The Restoration of Neoliberalism and the Monroe Doctrine [Birsen Filip – Global Research, 11.10.2019]

On November 7, 2019, the National Court of Justice of Ecuador ratified the preventive detention of former president Rafael Correa, along with a number of his former officials. Immediately…

Creation of a political party in Rwanda, called “Development And Liberty For All – UMURINZi” [Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza, 11.09.2019]

After having served the FDU INKINGI Party for thirteen years; Considering that time comes to take my leave in order to give away to my successor to continue…

Five Years On, Saudi Attacks on Yemen’s Farmers Are Pushing the Whole Country into Famine [Ahmed Abdulkareem – MintPress News, 11.01.2019]

[Feature photo | 13-year-old Fatima Haddi Ibrahim Koba is pictured in a Hajjah hospital. The Koba family had to flee their farm in Tihama after it was attacked…

The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestinian Christians that Nobody is Talking About [Ramzy Baroud – CounterPunch, 10.31.2019]

Palestine’s Christian population is dwindling at an alarming rate. The world’s most ancient Christian community is moving elsewhere. And the reason for this is Israel. Christian leaders from…

Trident is the Crime [Kathy Kelly – Voices for Creative Nonviolence, 10.25.2019]

On October 24, following a three-day trial in Brunswick, GA, seven Catholic Workers who acted to disarm a nuclear submarine base were convicted on three felony counts and…

Assange in Court [Craig Murray, 10.22.2019]

UPDATE I have received scores of requests to republish and/or translate this article. It is absolutely free to use and reproduce and I should be delighted if everybody…

Vindictive sentence in Catalan leaders’ trial unleashes tsunami of protest [Dick Nichols – Green Left Weekly, 10.18.2019]

The gap between the 75%–80% of Catalans who uphold their country’s right to self-determination, and the Spanish elites and parts of Spanish society that do not want to…

Weep for Catalonia, Weep for Liberalism in Europe [Craig Murray, 10.14.2019]

The vicious jail sentences handed down today by the fascists (I used the word with care and correctly) of the Spanish Supreme Court to the Catalan political prisoners…

At UN Session, US Empire in Decline and Global Solidarity on the Rise [Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers – Popular Resistance, 09.25.2019]

As the United Nations General Assembly conducts its fall session, Popular Resistance is in New York City for the People’s Mobilization to Stop the US War Machine and Save…

Why Is Julian Assange Being Tortured to Death? [Karen Kwiatkowski – LewRockwell.com, 09.14.2019]

I think we already know the answer.  We need to go further and try and understand what this partially veiled, but completely serious, US and UK destruction of…

Mugabe and the Continuing White Supremacist Narrative [Craig Murray, 09.07.2019]

Robert Mugabe makes an easy hate figure for the right wing media, and the cruelty, corruption and absurdities of the latter part of his overlong rule justify much…

Debating How Much Time We Have to Avert Climate Disaster is a Waste of Time [Arn Menconi – Consortium News, 08.27.2019]

The UN’s warnings are dire, but they are still likely overestimating the time we have to act, writes Arn Menconi The U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, or…

Lula tells world he’s back in the game from jail [Pepe Escobar – Asia Times, 08.27.2019]

Meanwhile, fires rage in the Amazon and Brazilian President Bolsonaro has become a target of global indignation The request for the interview was entered five months ago. Lula…

U.S. to “Drown the World” in Oil [Nick Cunningham – OilPrice, 08.21.2019]

The U.S. could “drown the world in oil” over the next decade, which, according to Global Witness, would “spell disaster” for the world’s attempts to address climate change….

All along the watchtower: The follies of history – The ultimate American imperial dream is to engineer a Chinese vassal state [Pepe Escobar – Asia Times, 08.18.2019]

[There must be some kind of way outta here Said the joker to the thief There’s too much confusion I can’t get no relief Business men, they drink…

Epstein’s Death Must Be the Start, not the End, of the Investigation [Craig Murray, 08.11.2019]

There are a number of royal palaces and grand residences of former Presidents and Prime Ministers where the inhabitants have a little bit more spring in their step…

The Epstein Mystery [Paul Craig Roberts, 08.12.2019]

I appreciate my readers’ confidence in me.  However, I cannot clear up the Epstein matter for you.  Perhaps I can help you to think about it in a…

The Misanthropic Bankers Behind the Green New Deal [Matthew Ehret – Strategic Culture Foundation, 08.10.2019]

A vast sweeping change towards a “green economy” is now being pushed by forces that may make an educated citizen rather uncomfortable. Of course, news reports flash daily…

Global Warming and U.S. National Security Diplomacy [Michael Hudson – Counterpunch, 08.06.2019]

Control of oil has long been a key aim of U.S. foreign policy. The Paris climate agreements and any other Green programs to reduce the pace of global…

China’s Yuan Breaks the 7 to $1 Band–The Global Currency War Has Begun [Jack Rasmus, 08.05.2019]

Over this weekend, China’s Yuan currency broke out of its band and devalued to more than 7 to $1. At the same time China announced it would not…

SOS Rwanda: Another FDU-Inkingi member, Eugene Ndereyimana, disappears mysteriously [FDU-Inkingi, 15.07.2019] 

Today around 15 July 2019 around Midday, Mr Eugene Ndereyimana, disappeared mysteriously on his way to Nyagatare, Eastern Province, to meet prospective members of FDU-Inkingi. This is part…

Too Many Africans? [Stephen Corry – Counterpunch, 07.11.2019]

“What are all these famines in Ethiopia? What are they about? They’re about too many people for too little land. That’s what it’s about.” – Sir David Attenborough[1] David…

Is Baoshang Bank China’s Lehman Brothers? [F. William Engdahl – New Eastern Outlook, 07.07.2019]

Modern fractional reserve banking is ultimately a confidence game. If lenders or depositors are confident their bank is solvent, it stands. If confidence is broken, that historically leads…

Is Deutsche Bank the Next ‘Lehman Brothers’? [Jack Rasmus, 07.05.2019]

Europe’s biggest investment bank, Deutschebank, is in big trouble. This Sunday it will announce a major restructuring. It’s also a harbinger of a bigger problem with European banks…

Brazil’s Government to Criminally Investigate Journalist Glenn Greenwald [Eoin Higgins – Activist Post, 07.04.2019]

The Brazilian government is targeting one of its biggest critics, journalist Glenn Greenwald, in a move that has been decried by observers as an intimidation tactic designed to…

The Monkey’s Face. The Climate Crisis is Destroying “Real Environmentalism” [John Steppling – Global Research, 06.24.2019]

“The more reified the world becomes, the thicker the veil cast upon nature, the more the thinking weaving that veil in its turn claims ideologically to be nature,…

The Coming Show Trial of Julian Assange [Chris Hedges – Truthdig, 06.17.2019]

On Friday morning I was in a small courtroom at Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London. Julian Assange, held in Belmarsh Prison and dressed in a pale-blue prison shirt,…

Convenient “Tanker Attacks” as US Seeks War with Iran [Tony Cartalucci – New Eastern Outlook, 06.13.2019]

…it would be far more preferable if the United States could cite an Iranian provocation as justification for the airstrikes before launching them. Clearly, the more outrageous, the more…

Haiti, the Silent Chaos! – The somalisation process! [Joël Léon – Global Research, 06.10.2019]

Introductory Note on Somalia. Its Relevance to Haiti One year of the war between Somalia and Ethiopia (1977-78) was enough to destroy an entire country and spread instability across…

More Police Raids as War on Journalism Escalates Worldwide [Caitlin Johnstone – Medium, 06.05.2019]

The Australian Federal Police have conducted two raids on journalists and seized documents in purportedly unrelated incidents in the span of just two days. Yesterday, the AFP raided the…

How to Survive the Journey Ahead: A Graduation Message for a Terrifying Age [John W. Whitehead – The Rutherford Institute, 05.20.2019]

“No matter who you are, no matter how strong you are, sooner or later, you’ll face circumstances beyond your control.” — Cersei Lannister, Game of Thrones Those coming…

Pretexts for an Attack on Iran [Ray MGovern – Consortium News, 05.15.2019]

Ray McGovern probes the step-up in U.S. belligerence towards a country posing the same non-existent strategic threat as Iraq.  An Iraq-War redux is now in full play, with leading…

Stefania Maurizi on How Julian Assange Changed Journalism [Dennis J Bernstein and Randy Credico – Consortium News, 05.08.2019]

The Italian journalist and longtime media partner of WikiLeaks speaks with Dennis J. Bernstein and Randy Credico about the implications of Assange’s struggle against U.S. extradition.  Julian Assange was back…

The Deep State vs. WikiLeaks [Pepe Escobar – The Saker, 04.19.2019]

The Made by FBI indictment of Julian Assange does look like a dead man walking. No evidence. No documents. No surefire testimony. Just a crossfire of conditionals. But never underestimate…

Easter 2019: Criminal Insanity and the Crucifixion of Truth [Philip A. Farruggio – Global Research, 04.20.2019]

Interesting how on the week before Easter, around Palm Sunday to be exact, they came in and forcefully arrested Julian Assange. Some short time before that the US…

Rwanda: 25 Years On, U.S. Taxpayers Paying Millions for ‘Genocide Fugitive’ Trials [Keith Harmon Snow – Conscious Being, 04.05.2019]

APRIL 6, 1994 – APRIL 6, 2019 On 6 April 1994, the Hutu presidents of Rwanda and Burundi, their top military staff and six French crew members were…

The Assange arrest is a warning from history [John Pilger, 04.13.2019]

The glimpse of Julian Assange being dragged from the Ecuadorean embassy in London is an emblem of the times. Might against right. Muscle against the law. Indecency against…

Assange Has Been Arrested For US Extradition – The Time To Act Is Now [Caitlin Johnstone – Medium, 04.11.2019]

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested and taken into custody by the London’s Metropolitan police, just as WikiLeaks warned days ago was about to happen. Assange’s lawyer Jen Robinson reports that…

The CIA Takeover of America in the 1960s Is the Story of Our Times – The Killing of the Kennedys and Today’s New Cold War [Edward Curtin – Global Research, 04.02.2019]

“‘We’re all puppets,’ the suspect [Sirhan Sirhan] replied, with more truth than he could have understood at that moment.” – Lisa Pease, quoting from the LAPD questioning of Sirhan. A…

A Year of Silencing Julian Assange [Elisabeth Vos – Consortium News, 03.28.2019]

On this date in 2018, the Wikileaks publisher was cut off from the work of journalism, reports Elisabeth Vos. One year ago Thursday, Ecuador’s government under President Lenin…

The Capitulation of Jerome Powell & the Fed [Jack Rasmus, 03.22.2019]

This past week, on March 20, 2019, Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell announced the US central bank would not raise interest rates in 2019. The Fed’s benchmark rate,…

War Against Venezuela Is War Against Us All [Christopher Black – New Eastern Outlook, 03.15.2019]

The American war on Venezuela continues to escalate with the sabotage of it’s electricity grid, the most serious action of all so far, which was not only an…

Acceptance speech by Robin Philpot of the Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza Prize for Democracy and Peace [03.09.2019]

I would first like to thank the International Women’s Network for Democracy and Peace honouring me with this Award that bears the name of a great patriot and…

The prisoner says no to Big Brother [John Pilger, 03.04.2019]

John Pilger invokes George Orwell in calling on his compatriots to stand up for the freedom of ‘a distinguished Australian’, the founder and editor of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange,…

Financial Imperialism-The Case of Venezuela [Jack Rasmus, 02.28.2019]

Invasion of Venezuela by US and its proxies is just around the corner! This past week vice-president Pence flew to Colombia once again—for the fifth time in recent…

The war on Venezuela is built on lies [John Pilger, 02.21.2019]

Travelling with Hugo Chavez, I soon understood the threat of Venezuela. At a farming co-operative in Lara state, people waited patiently and with good humour in the heat….

Mobilise For Peace [Christopher Black – New Eastern Outlook, 02.22.2019]

The road to war has many signposts along the way, even that small sign buried under weeds, squashed down by marching boots, that has scribbled on it, in…

Juan Guaidó: The Man Who Would Be President of Venezuela Doesn’t Have a Constitutional Leg to Stand On [Roger Harris – Counterpunch, 02.08.2019]

Donald Trump imagines Juan Guaidó is the rightful president of Venezuela. Mr. Guaidó, a man of impeccable illegitimacy, was exposed by Cohen and Blumenthal as “a product of a decade-long…