138 new Egyptian prosecutors were removed from office in September 2013 following a ruling from the judiciary’s governing body that only those born to parents with undergraduate degrees could join the state prosecution. This is an unusual and archaic form of discrimination that violates human rights.Read more . . .
While it has sometimes bristled at American policy over the last decade, Riyadh remains committed to its relationship with Washington. The opposite is also true. American policymakers continue to see Saudi Arabia as indispensable not because it has shown itself willing to change or develop a more inclusive and tolerant political order, but because it does not.Read more . . .
In light of the police murder of the martyr Michael Brown and the ongoing struggle in Ferguson, Missouri, in the United States, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine salutes and stands firmly with the ongoing struggle of Black people and all oppressed communities in the United States.Read more . . .
http://electronicintifada.net/content/egypts-propagandists-and-gaza-massacre/13662 Egypt’s propagandists and the Gaza massacre Joseph Massad The Electronic Intifada 29 July 2014 Sisi’s “ceasefire” offered a week into the Gaza slaughter was spurned by Palestinians in favor of a valiant military resistance. (ActiveStills) As Israel’s murderous machine … Read more . . .
William Blum Official website of the author, historian, and U.S. foreign policy critic. The Anti-Empire Report #130 By William Blum – Published July 12th, 2014 What would a psychiatrist call this? Delusions of grandeur? US Secretary of State John Kerry, … Read more . . .
On a leaked tape, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu is heard to say that Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan sees any attack as an “opportunity” to increase Turkish presence in Syria, where it has staunchly supported the anti-Assad rebelsRead more . . .
In place of the need to deepen democratic openness and accountability in EU the Council has entrenched a system of secrecy based on its discretion to decide whether and when to make documents public. The result is that the European legislature – the Council of the European Union and the European Parliament – meet in secret trilogues to decide over 80% of new laws going through the EURead more . . .
For the first time in decades, there have even been murmurings about the possibility of the country splitting into two, with the poorer northeast ceding from a generally richer and more urban south centred on Bangkok.Read more . . .
This article deals with the challenges and barriers that trade unions now face in the European Union. There are a number of structural barriers that the European Union as a supranational institution represents, as well as internal political-ideological barriers that prevent unions from fulfilling their role in the current situation. The most important developments that are challenging, as well as threatening, what many people call Social Europe will be described: attacks on public services, pensions, wages, and working conditions, as well as strong anti-democratic tendencies. But first, it is necessary briefly to address the role of social democracy in Europe today in light of its history.Read more . . .
The division of Libya into three separate countries is part of the US-NATO imperial design. It is part of a project shared by the U.S., Britain, Italy, and France.
The NATO war launched against Libya in March 2011 was geared towards the breakup of the country into three separate entities.
The White House Office of the Press Secretary June 29, 2011 http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/06/29/remarks-john-o-brennan-assistant-president-homeland-security-and-counter Remarks of John O. Brennan, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, on Ensuring al-Qa’ida’s Demise – As Prepared for Delivery Paul H. Nitze School of … Read more . . .
I’ve been asked to speak about “Public Power in the Age of Empire.” I’m not used to doing as I’m told, but by happy coincidence, it’s exactly what I’d like to speak about tonight. (Transcript of full speech by Arundhati Roy in San Francisco, California on August 16th, 2004)Read more . . .
US – UK Aggression against Iraq An immoral, shameful, counter-productive, illegal and criminal act Statement by Elias Davidsson, Reykjavik, Iceland For immediate release. 17. Dec. 1998 Immoral: To attack an impoverished nation, unable to defend itself, knowing that such … Read more . . .
Send the State Department to War! by Max Boot, The New York Times, November 14, 2007 (Max Boot is a senior fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations and the author of “War Made New: Weapons, Warriors and the Making … Read more . . .
How the EU subsidises Israel’s military-industrial complex Ben Hayes 6 March 2013 The EU is providing generous R&D (research and development) subsidies to Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), the state-owned manufacturer of Israeli ‘drones’ and other ‘battlefield solutions’. Some of the … Read more . . .
EU “determined” to support government in Bamako By Lénaïc Vaudin d’Imécourt | Europolitics, Monday 15 October 2012 The EU’s 27 foreign ministers agreed, on 15 October, that it was essential to assist the Malian government in regaining control of … Read more . . .
We shall have world government, whether or not we like it. The question is only whether world government will be achieved by consent or by conquest. (Jewish Banker Paul Warburg, February 17, 1950, testifying before the U.S. Senate). STATEMENT OF … Read more . . .
American Job Loss Is Permanent By Paul Craig Roberts October 28, 2010 “Information Clearing House” — — Now that a few Democrats and the remnants of the AFL-CIO are waking up to the destructive impact of jobs offshoring on the US economy and … Read more . . .
Buying Venezuela’s Press With U.S. Tax Dollars July 15, 2010 Jeremy Bigwood https://nacla.org/node/6663 The U.S. State Department is secretly funneling millions of dollars to Latin American journalists, according to documents obtained in June under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The 20 … Read more . . .
September 1, 1991 SOVIET TURMOIL SOVIET TURMOIL; Farewell, Red Menace: U.S. Starts Altering Its Perspective on the World By ANDREW ROSENTHAL, KENNEBUNKPORT, Me., Aug. 31— Just when the United States had adjusted to the idea that the Kremlin had turned from … Read more . . .