February 2018 Archive
Southeast Asia getting killed by logging and mining
When an airplane is approaching Singapore Changi Airport, it makes the final approach either from the direction of Peninsular Malaysia, or from the Indonesian island of Batam. Either way, the […]
There’s no ‘red scare.’ So what is right-wing violence about?
The radical right is useful for the mainstream right to cover over the accumulation of wealth that would be difficult to defend, and to channel the resentment of the precarious […]
Italian Elections: Neoliberal failure and anti-immigrant rhetoric
In this uncertain context the anti-immigrant rhetoric is used to draw attention away from the real problems. History has shown that fascism is always around the corner to save capitalism. […]
Regime Change Strategy Fails: Is a Military Invasion of Venezuela Next?
Speaking at his alma mater, the University of Texas, on February 1, Secretary of State Tillerson suggested a potential military coup in Venezuela. Tillerson then visited allied Latin American countries urging regime […]
Did the CIA Sabotage Russia at the Olympics?
There is something very fishy about the Anti Doping Rule Violations (ADRVs) pinned on the Russian curler and Russian bobsledder during the final week of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. […]
Baldwin and Marx – Same Struggle?
Or a few impolite thoughts on The Young Karl Marx, by the director of that film and I Am Not Your Negro. Any education is fundamentally compromised, if it […]
U.S. threatens coup against Venezuela
Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro has affirmed his people’s determination to reject the U.S. imperialist attempt to overthrow his elected government. On Feb. 7, Maduro said that Venezuela would go […]
Independent Journalist Corner: A Conversation Andre Vltchek
“Those who claim to be objective, like the BBC or The New York Times, are actually the most professional propagandists for the Western Empire.” This week I spoke with […]