Vladimir Putin: The Man Upholding Internationalism And Latin American Independence? July 25, 2014
Promoting cooperation and unity, not fomenting unrest, Putin’s approach to Latin America is the exact opposite of the U.S.’s.
In Saudi Arabia, A Generational Game Of Thrones
For the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s geriatric rulers, there may be no better time than the present to secure the future, which is slipping ever faster out of their grip.
The Return Of George Orwell And Big Brother’s War On Palestine, Ukraine And The Truth
"To be corrupted by totalitarianism, one does not have to live in a totalitarian country."
Abbas’s Collaborative Efforts Against Palestinian Resistance
With his history of collaborating with settler-colonialist and imperialist dictates, Mahmoud Abbas must be applauding himself for every victim in the ongoing tragedy.
Israel Kills – For The Fun Of It
Their foreign-military policy = pure sadism.
America’s Forecast: More Right-Wing Terror
Huge demographic, cultural and economic changes are coming, and it’s not clear how America’s white, Christian, culturally-rural masses may respond.
Gaza Redux: Déjà vu In Occupied Palestinian Territory
"The Palestinians I know in Gaza are tireless, even under these unthinkable circumstances. In between smart phone videos captured from living room windows of buildings mushrooming into fireballs, and countless funeral processions from the streets below, they offer glimmers of hope – of humanity."
America’s #1 In Oil — But It Doesn’t Really Matter
We may be producing more than ever and more than everyone else, but that doesn’t mean long-term energy security at home.
Central American Child Refugees: Made In The USA
What’s missing from the debate on the child refugee crisis unfolding on our southern border, is that it’s the United States’ fault these children have to flee.
What The Media’s Getting Wrong About Israel And Palestine — And Why It Matters
MintPress founder and editor-in-chief, Mnar Muhawesh, discusses the profound personal effects of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The Naked Truth About The American Police State
The most dangerous man, to any government, is the man who is able to think things out for himself…Almost inevitably, he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane, and intolerable.”—H.L. Mencken, American journalist
Middle School Students Plan To Break Dress Code, Principal Screams Terrorism
Terrorism has become a ridiculous catch-all.
Iraq: What You Should Know About The Country We Destroyed
"We know we cannot "save" people by killing them; we cannot "save" villages in Afghanistan or cities in Iraq or the country of Syria by destroying them."
238 Years Later, Would Americans Still Choose Freedom Over Slavery?
“Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!”—Patrick Henry
Obama Says No Combat Troops Being Sent To Iraq While Simultaneously Sending 1000 Troops To Iraq
The President ordered 275 troops to be deployed to Iraq, albeit for supposed “non-combat” purposes.
What Japanese Remilitarization Means For Asia And The World
As China flexes its newly developed military muscle throughout Asia and re-draws maps at will, what would happen if Japan abandoned its post-war pacifist policy?
The Syrian Election And ISIS In Iraq
Despite the media's best efforts to ignore the fact, there is no doubt that the majority of Syrians want Assad to continue to govern.
America’s Destabiliziation Of Latin America
ZunZuneo and the U.S. Policy.
Iraq: Return To A Three-State Solution
A reporter reflects on the history of Iraq -- essentially three sectarian states somewhat arbitrarily cobbled together by colonialists -- and his time there.
The Jindal Jinx: How Big Oil And The GOP Rule Louisiana
Down in Louisiana, the governor’s rolling out the tired old song-and-dance routine of peddling conservative values while coddling wealthy interests.
ISIS: An Expression Of imperialism In Iraq
The ISIS-led insurgency currently gripping the western and northern regions of Iraq is but a continuation of the imperialist-sponsored insurgency in neighboring Syria.