Monthly Archives: January 2015

Do we want people bullied off Benefits ? Because that is what the UK Government is doing.

A Ukip parliamentary candidate named Lynton Yates this week suggested banning benefit claimants from driving: “Why do they have the privilege to spend the tax payers [sic] hard earned money on a car, when those in work are struggling to keep

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The Oil Price War and the Battle for a New World Order.

Is Putin Creating a New World Order? by Mike Whitney CounterPunch (January 06 2015) If undercharging for energy products occurs deliberately, it also effects those who introduce these limitations. Problems will arise and grow, worsening the situation not only for

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The Sony Hack- an “Informed” Update

No, North Korea Didn’t Hack Sony by Marc Rogers The Daily Beast (December 24 2014) The FBI and the President may claim that the Hermit Kingdom is to blame for the most high-profile network breach in forever. But almost all

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Daydream Believers-update on the “War on Terror”.

James Risen’s Pay Any Price by Tom Engelhardt http://antiwar.com/blog (November 23 2014) Originally posted at TomDispatch {1} The money should stagger you. Journalist James Risen, author of Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War {2}, a revelatory new book

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The Real Politics behind the US War on ISIS .

by Gareth Porter The Smirking Chimp (January 03 2015) The US war on the ‘Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant’ or ISIL, also known as Islamic State of IS – the single biggest development in US foreign policy during

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A Playbook for the Collapse of Empire.

by Dmitry Orlov Club Orlov (December 30 2014) Some people enjoy having the Big Picture laid out in front of them – the biggest possible – on what is happening in the world at large, and I am happy to

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It’s going to be a very very tough Year–The Empire is crumbling.

That is Why it Needs War 2015 Will See Decisive Battles by Andre Vltchek CounterPunch Weekend Edition (December 26 to 28 2014) Last night, in Beijing, I sat in a historic Szechuan restaurant with a friend who happens to be

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