Why the Rise of Fascism is Again the Issue

by John Pilger   http://johnpilger.com (February 26 2015) The recent 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz was a reminder of the great crime of fascism, whose Nazi iconography is embedded in our consciousness. Fascism is preserved as history, as flickering footage of goose-stepping blackshirts, their criminality terrible and clear. Yet in the same liberal … Continue reading Why the Rise of Fascism is Again the Issue

European Banks versus Greek Labour

Michael Hudson says Greece's Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis is proposing austerity on the banking class, rather than the working class, to balance the budget. The Real News Network (February 24 2015)      SHARMINI PERIES, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I'm Sharmini Peries, coming to you from Baltimore. The four-month extension … Continue reading European Banks versus Greek Labour

The Battle Behind the Fog of Propaganda

The "Exceptional" US Suffers Crushing Defeat in Debaltsevo    by Mike Whitney CounterPunch Weekend Edition (February 20 to 22 2015) There's no city left. It's destroyed. -  Anonymous Ukrainian soldier following the battle of Debaltsevo In less than a year, the United States has toppled the democratically-elected government of Ukraine, installed a Washington-backed stooge in … Continue reading The Battle Behind the Fog of Propaganda