IDF’s Gaza Assault …

... is to Control Palestinian gas, Avert Israeli Energy Crisis Israel's defence minister has confirmed that military plans to 'uproot Hamas' are about dominating Gaza's gas reserves by Nafeez Ahmed The Guardian (July 09 2014) Yesterday, Israeli defence minister and former Israeli Defence Force (IDF) chief of staff Moshe Ya'alon announced that Operation Protective Edge … Continue reading IDF’s Gaza Assault …

Winston Churchill: The Imperial Monster

Fear-Monger, War Criminal, Racist by Michael Dickinson CounterPunch (January 28 2015) This week Britain is commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Winston Churchill. Millions of people worldwide watched his state funeral on television in 1965, and thousands of people lined the streets of London to pay their last respects as his cortege slowly … Continue reading Winston Churchill: The Imperial Monster

Money for Stocks, Zilch for the Economy

Draghi's "No-growth" QE by Mike Whitney CounterPunch Weekend Edition (January 23 ~ 25 2015) Let's say you're diagnosed with colorectal cancer. But instead of going to a professional for help, you decide to treat yourself with glycerol suppositories and high doses of Vitamin C. Well, then, you're probably going to die, right? This same rule … Continue reading Money for Stocks, Zilch for the Economy

The All-Too-Real Costs …

... of free trade to average Americans by Clyde Prestowitz Los Angeles Times (January 30 2014) In his State of the Union message, President Obama suggested apprenticeships, tax reductions on new investments, and building new infrastructure as ways to increase jobs and reduce inequality in America. But he said virtually nothing about what is probably … Continue reading The All-Too-Real Costs …