An Exercise in Political Stealth

Obama's Master Class in Economic Demagogy 101 by Michael Hudson CounterPunch (July 25 2013) Yesterday President Obama chose Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois (originally founded by anti-slavery activists in the 1830s) to float the economic program he has been working out with Wall Street investment bankers. His aim is to wrap this program in a … Continue reading An Exercise in Political Stealth

Who Authorized Preparations for War with China?

by Amitai EtzioniYale Journal (June 12 2013)Abstract: The Pentagon has concluded that the time has come to prepare for war with China, and in a manner well beyond crafting the sort of contingency plans that are expected for wide a range of possible confrontations. It is a momentous conclusion that will shape the United States' … Continue reading Who Authorized Preparations for War with China?

The Two Faux Democracies Threaten Life On Earth

by Paul Craig Roberts Institute for Political Economy (July 24 2013) Quarterly Call For Donations This is your site. This site will continue as long as you support it: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/pages/donate/ There is nothing on this site except information and explanations that the media does not provide. There is no political, social, economic, or ideological agenda … Continue reading The Two Faux Democracies Threaten Life On Earth

The Quest for a Common Language

by John Michael Greer The Archdruid Report (July 24 2013) Druid perspectives on nature, culture, and the future of industrial society It was probably inevitable that my comment last week about the pseudoconservative crusade against Darwinian evolution in today's America would attract more attention, and generate more heat, than anything else in the post. Some … Continue reading The Quest for a Common Language