The New York Times Soft-Pedals the Dangers of the TPP

Yves here. While The New York Times did a public service by joining Wikileaks in publishing a draft chapter of the TPP {1}, this article is quite another matter. Joe Firestone has taken it upon himself to shred analyze it. The sad reality is that the Times is never going to oppose neoliberalism in a … Continue reading The New York Times Soft-Pedals the Dangers of the TPP

Allies Raped Nearly One Million German Women

During and After World War Two by Robert Barsocchini Washington's Blog (March 26 2015) Germany's The Local {1} reports: Professor Miriam Gebhardt's book When the Soldiers Came, published this week, includes interviews with victims, stories of the children of rape and research that she conducted over the course of a year and a half into … Continue reading Allies Raped Nearly One Million German Women

Proof that Russia and Iran Want War

Look How Close They Put Their Countries to Our Military Bases! by WashingtonsBlog (March 27 2015) Proof! Bad people are putting their countries closer and closer to our military bases: http://i.imgur.com/xgBMhBb.jpg http://caelumetterra.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/bases-overseas.jpg Look how close Russia put its country to our military bases: Credit: Small People Against Big Government Iran is just as bad: http://a.disquscdn.com/uploads/mediaembed/images/1878/3684/original.jpgContinue reading Proof that Russia and Iran Want War

Westward Ho on China’s Eurasia BRIC Road

by Pepe Escobar Asia Times (March 21 2015) ... it is imperative that no Eurasian challenger (to the US) emerges capable of dominating Eurasia and thus also of challenging America. -- Zbigniew Brzezinski, The Grand Chessboard (1997) http://www.zerohedge.com/sites/default/files/images/user3303/imageroot/2015/03-overflow/20150324_jie.jpg What's in a name, rather an ideogram? Everything. A single Chinese character - jie (for "between") - … Continue reading Westward Ho on China’s Eurasia BRIC Road