Many white Americans say they are fed up with the coverage of the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. A plurality of whites in a recent Pew survey said that the issue of race is getting more attention than … Read the rest
The aggressive and mindless stance that Washington’s warmongers have taken toward Russia and China have shattered the accomplishment of Reagan and Gorbachev.
Reagan and Gorbachev ended the cold war and removed the threat of nuclear armageddon. Now the neocons, the … Read the rest
The President of Argentina has suggested that the United States are planning to overthrow her government, and even assassinate her on Tuesday evening.
After last week’s alleged threats on her life by Islamic State connected militants, Fernandez said, “So, if … Read the rest
American citizens’ confidence in news media has fallen to a historical low. The Gallup polling service reports only 40% of Americans think media can report “the news fully, accurately, and fairly”.
Americans’ trust in mass media has been edging downward. … Read the rest
The West’s new package of sanctions against Russia looks “somewhat strange,” since this move actually subverts the peace process in Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.
“As for sanctions that were imposed today, or yesterday, it all looks somewhat strange … Read the rest
The FT reports that Europe’s latest sanctions will target a number of key Russian oil and defense industry companies and banks. The new round of economic sanctions is due to be imposed by Brussels Tuesday.
The Wall Street Journal also … Read the rest
by Paul Craig Roberts
Update: A fabricated report was spread by the UK Guardian newspaper and BBC that a Russian armored convoy entered Ukraine and was destroyed by the Ukrainian military. The German media including Die Welt picked up the … Read the rest
Former Congressman Ron Paul said the US knows ‘more than it is telling’ about the Malaysian aircraft that crashed in eastern Ukraine last month, killing 298 people on board and seriously damaging US-Russian relations in the process.
In an effort … Read the rest
In case Moscow proceeds with its plans to deliver humanitarian aid without the authorization from the authorities in Kiev further sanctions are likely to be imposed in regard to Russia.
Russia’s planned humanitarian aid for the embattled southeastern regions in … Read the rest
By Gabor Steingart.
Every war is accompanied by a kind of mental mobilization: war fever. Even smart people are not immune to controlled bouts of this fever. “This war in all its atrociousness is still a great and wonderful thing. … Read the rest
When it comes to the vexation of immigration, the goalposts have shifted in mere weeks. Overnight has the barking fest on TV turned from how much immigration and amnesty the country can sustain, to an acceptance of a borderless America … Read the rest
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad al-Malki said there was clear evidence of war crimes by Israel during its offensive in Gaza as he met International Criminal Court prosecutors on Tuesday to push for an investigation.
Malki visited The Hague shortly after … Read the rest
Russian President Vladimir Putin, said after a telephone conversation with U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday, that Washington’s course towards building up sanction pressure was counterproductive and damaging bilateral relations and international stability, the Kremlin press service reported.
The two … Read the rest
Paul Craig Roberts – former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury under President Reagan, former editor of the Wall Street Journal, listed by Who’s Who in America as one of the 1,000 most influential political thinkers in the world, PhD economist … Read the rest