The Caging of America

Why do we lock up so many people? by Adam Gopnik The New Yorker (January 30 2012) http://www.newyorker.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/120130_r21816_g2048-1200.jpg Six million people are under correctional supervision in the US - more than were in Stalin's gulags. Photograph by Steve Liss / American Poverty A prison is a trap for catching time. Good reporting appears often about … Continue reading The Caging of America

Did the White House Just Declare War on Russia?

by Darius Shahtamasebi via TheAntiMedia.org Anti Media (October 21 2016) Zero Hedge (October 23 2016) This past week, America's oldest continuously published weekly magazine, The Nation, asked the question {1}: has the White House declared war on Russia? As the two nuclear powers sabre-rattle over conflicts within Syria, and to some extent, over the Ukrainian … Continue reading Did the White House Just Declare War on Russia?

“America has lost” …

... in the Philippines by Pepe Escobar Strategic Culture Foundation (October 26 2016) CounterPunch (October 26 2016) "Your honors, in this venue I announce my separation from the United States ... both in military and economics also". Thus Philippines President Rodrigo "The Punisher" Duterte unleashed a geopolitical earthquake encompassing Eurasia and reverberating all across the … Continue reading “America has lost” …