Monthly Archives: May 2014

Is War inevitable ?

  by Paul Craig Roberts Institute for Political Economy (May 25 2014) Dear friends, It is time for my quarterly request for donations. As we agreed, my columns and this site will continue as long as your support is forthcoming.

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Someone’s lying about Ukraine again.

  Primitive prejudice, stupidity and the reflexive compliance of the New York Times We have had the full-frontal porn of an American subversion op, a coverup – then the media’s supine cooperation by Patrick L Smith http://www.salon.com (May 15 2014)

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Your Call is (NOT) Important to Us

  by James Howard Kunstler Clusterfuck Nation – Blog (May 19 2014) Funny how, in the current national rapture of techno-narcissism, it is harder than ever to do something that for generations used to be as simple as pie: to

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Global warming: it’s a point of no return in West Antarctica.

Eric Rignot   The Guardian   May 2014 Last Monday, we hosted a Nasa conference on the state of the West Antarctic ice sheet, which, it could be said, provoked something of a reaction. “This Is What a Holy Shit

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Putin’s Ukranian U-turn.

The Economist.   May 2014   A DEFINING feature in the diplomacy of Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin, is to keep everyone guessing—because he can use doubt to magnify his threats, conceal his weaknesses and gain the initiative. That was the

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Underestimating China.

by Merijn Knibbe Real-World Economic Review (May 09 2014) The interesting question is not if China’s economy is as large as the USA economy. The interesting question is when it will be twice as large. New calculations on production in

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The Jean McConville killing:

By Gerry Adams. The Guardian. May 2014. My recent detention and interrogation was a serious attempt to bring charges against me. It was conducted by the retrospective major investigation team (Remit) of the Police Service of Northern Ireland, which is

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