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Noam Chomsky: My Reaction to Osama bin Laden’s Death

May 8, 2011

0 May 6, 2011 We might ask ourselves how we would be reacting if Iraqi commandos landed at George W. Bush’s compound, assassinated him, and dumped his body in the Atlantic. By Noam Chomsky It’s increasingly clear that the operation was a planned assassination, multiply violating elementary norms of international law. There appears to have […]

US ‘Orderly Transition’ in Egypt Really ‘Business as Usual’ in Disguise

February 4, 2011


Published on Friday, February 4, 2011 by Foreign Policy in Focus (FPIF) The Fake Moderation of America’s Moderate Mideast Allies by Asli Bali and Aziz Rana As the Mubarak regime turns to violence in a vain attempt to repress the peaceful protests that have swept Egypt’s streets for over ten days, the risks associated with […]


February 2, 2011

0 Robin Yassin-Kassab AP photo When the pro-Mubarak protestors appeared on the streets yesterday they were a comical sight. The small crowd near the Egyptian TV building (so obviously a propaganda set-up) were surrounded and outnumbered by police. It was as if they were trying to remind Egyptians what a traditional demonstration should look like. […]

What the US really means to say about the Egyptian protests

January 30, 2011


America’s Ten Most Corrupt Capitalists

May 13, 2010


By Zach Carter Wall Street’s captains of industry and top policymakers in Washington are often the same people. A lot of them get rich by playing for both teams.  The financial crisis has unveiled a new set of public villains—corrupt corporate capitalists who leveraged their connections in government for their own personal profit. During the […]

The Roots of Stalin in the Tea Party Movement

April 17, 2010


AlterNet / By Yasha Levine 49 COMMENTS The Koch family, America’s biggest financial backers of the Tea Party, would not be the billionaires they are today were it not for the godless empire of the USSR. April 17, 2010 | LIKE THIS ARTICLE ? Join our mailing list: Sign up to stay up to date […]

Chomsky Warns of Risk of Fascism in America

April 16, 2010


By Matthew Rothschild, April 12, 2010 Noam Chomsky, the leading leftwing intellectual, warned last week that fascism may be coming to the United States. “I’m just old enough to have heard a number of Hitler’s speeches on the radio,” he said, “and I have a memory of the texture and the tone of the cheering […]