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Vicious Cycle : The Pentagon Creates Tech Giants and Then Buys (...)

The US Department of Defense’s bloated budget, along with CIA venture capital, helped to create tech giants, including Amazon, Apple, (...)
22/05/2019

A US War on Iran Would be Evil, Stupid, and Self-Damaging

"If Iran wants to fight," US president Donald Trump tweeted on May 19, "that will be the official end of Iran. Never (...)
22/05/2019

Down in Juárez

I first visited Ciudad Juárez and El Paso, twin boom-or-bust towns along the Río Grande or Río Bravo, in 2004 to facilitate the writing of (...)
22/05/2019

Albright & Powell to Speak at Major International Education (...)

The last time I used this subtitle was when I first wrote about the morally noxious appointment of Bob Kerrey as chairman of the (...)
22/05/2019

The Victory of Small Visions : Morrison Retains Power in (...)

Australian politics since the 1990s has been marked by a dedicated loathing of the “vision thing”. For those keen to see policies lasting (...)
22/05/2019

Can It Happen Here ?

Can it happen here? Absolutely it can. Even in a liberal bastion. A few weeks ago, a handful of white supremacists marched into a (...)
22/05/2019

The Money in the Trump/Kushner Middle East Peace Plan

The New York Times had an article on the Middle East peace plan being developed by Donald Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner. The (...)
22/05/2019

How Mining Companies Use Excessive Legal Powers to Gamble with (...)

The right of foreign investors to sue governments in international tribunals is one of the most extreme examples of excessive power (...)
22/05/2019

Playing Politics With Coal Plants

The Anaconda Smelter was precipitously shut down at noon on “Black Monday,” Sept. 29, 1980. Suddenly, 1,200 smelter workers were without (...)
22/05/2019

Why Joe Biden is the Least Electable Democrat

As one of the few pundits who correctly called the 2016 election for Donald Trump, it would be wise to rest on my laurels rather than (...)
22/05/2019

Locked in a Cold War Time Warp

On Saturday May 18th, the New York Times ran a lengthy front-page article by Alexander Burns and Sydney Ember entitled “Mayor Who (...)
21/05/2019

Venezuela : Amnesty International in Service of Empire

Uncle Sam has a problem in his South American “backyard” with those uppity Venezuelans who insisted on democratically electing Nicolás (...)
21/05/2019