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Spain has Fallen – not like Greece – but Fallen all the Same

Spain has Fallen – not like Greece – but Fallen all the Same

The Spanish elections – 20 December – were a deceit and a farce. Nobody seems to notice. At least not those concerned, the ignorant electorate, those who will suffer again possibly under a new neoliberal Rajoy leadership.People forget and are vulnerable to propaganda and lies and manipulations ...

 
Turkish-ISIL Oil Trade: Did the Turkish Military Enter Mosul to Protect its Oil Trade?

Turkish-ISIL Oil Trade: Did the Turkish Military Enter Mosul to Protect its Oil Trade?

A few weeks after shooting down a Sukhoi Su-24M tactical bomber jet operating in Syrian airspace, Turkey sent a heavily armed battalion into the Zilkan military base in Iraq. The move can be seen as a compensation for the weakening of the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/ISIS/IS/DAESH) ...

 
When Terrorism becomes Counter-terrorism: The State Sponsors of Terrorism are “Going After the Terrorists”

When Terrorism becomes Counter-terrorism: The State Sponsors of Terrorism are “Going After the Terrorists”

US foreign policy has nurtured Al Qaeda, a creation of the CIA for more than 35 years, with the support of Pakistan’s Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) and Saudi Arabia’s infamous General Intelligence Presidency (GIP). Lest we forget Osama bin Laden was recruited in 1979 by the CIA at ...

 

AAPSO Commemorate Universal Human Rights Day

AAPSO Commemorate Universal Human Rights DayWith the end of the Second World War in 1945 and setting up of the United Nations Organisation, it was considered that the Human Rights issue should be given preeminence in the world body. It was with this aim that Human Rights Commission was set up and later ...

 
Who Owns the Federal Reserve Bank—and Why is It Shrouded in Myths and Mysteries?

Who Owns the Federal Reserve Bank—and Why is It Shrouded in Myths and Mysteries?

“It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.” (Henry Ford)“Give me control of a Nation's money supply, and I care not who makes its laws." (M. A. Rothschild) ...

 
Will South America Explode?

Will South America Explode?

For the first time in 16 years, the direct aftermath of Venezuela’s elections was peaceful. Until then, the day following each election when Hugo Chavez, Nicolas Maduro, or their political allies were victorious was full of street violence. Most recently in 2014, 43 people were killed in a wave ...

 
The US Government is still implementing programs that are harmful to Cuba’s sovereignty, such as ...

The US Government is still implementing programs that are harmful to Cuba’s sovereignty, such as ...

Declaration by Army General Raúl Castro on the occasion of the first anniversary of the announcements made on December 17, 2014, regarding the decision to reestablish diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States.-----One year has gone by since the simultaneous announcements made on ...

 
We say NO to  Racism JOIN THE UNITY RALLY SUN►DEC 20 @ 2 pm

We say NO to Racism JOIN THE UNITY RALLY SUN►DEC 20 @ 2 pm

We say NO to RacismJOIN THE UNITY RALLYSUN►DEC 20 @ 2 pmGathering @ Trump Tower 56th St. & 5th Ave., NYCMarching to CNN & Fox News BuildingDonald Trump’s call to ban Muslims from entering the country is only the latest outrageous example of his racism. The time has come for us to come ...

 

Bashar al-Assad has more support than the Western-backed opposition.

Suppose a respectable opinion poll found that Bashar al-Assad has more support than the Western-backed opposition. Would that not be major news?In the view of Syrians, the country’s president, Bashar al Assad, and his ally, Iran, have more support than do the forces arrayed against him, according ...

 
DEFEND OUR MUSLIM BROTHERS AND SISTERS.  NO TO RACISM AND ISLAMOPHOBIA!

DEFEND OUR MUSLIM BROTHERS AND SISTERS. NO TO RACISM AND ISLAMOPHOBIA!

To conduct its phony “war on terror,” the U.S. has vilified Muslims. The blowback from these wars has now come home. Millions of refugees fleeing U.S. wars have streamed into countries in the Middle East and Europe. This comes at a time of deep economic crisis in Western capitalist countries ...

 
Demonstration Planned to Protest the Killing of Hundreds of Innocent Civilians by Nigerian Military and Detention of Sheikh Al-Zakzaky, a Beacon of Religious Freedom

Demonstration Planned to Protest the Killing of Hundreds of Innocent Civilians by Nigerian Military and Detention of Sheikh Al-Zakzaky, a Beacon of Religious Freedom

Thursday, Dec 17, 2015—New York, NY—On Saturday, Dec. 12th, the Nigerian Army brutally descended upon the town of Zaria with military weapons, attacking unarmed civilians who were gathering in a peaceful religious march, killing them indiscriminately. Article 21 of the International Covenant ...

 
Why is a Hate Campaign being Waged against Muslims?

Why is a Hate Campaign being Waged against Muslims?

Why is a hate campaign being waged against Muslims? Why are Muslims increasingly categorized as terrorists? Why is this hate campaign part of the US presidential election campaign? Why is Donald Trump calling for police state measures directed against American Muslims? Why are Muslims ...

 

'New Revolutionary Offensive' Activists Say After Venezuela Loss

The streets of Caracas were quiet on Monday. With banks and schools still closed and political rallying banned as part of the electoral rules, supporters of the two main political coalitions celebrated, or mourned, in private.But although the Venezuelan socialist PSUV party suffered a resounding defeat ...

 
Opposition Wins - The Causes and Consequences of Venezuelan Election Results

Opposition Wins - The Causes and Consequences of Venezuelan Election Results

On Dec. 6 Venezuela held its 20th election in 17 years and one of its most difficult yet. With the opposition upping the ante in terms of media attacks and sabotage, 2.5 years of economic difficulties and since the passing of revolutionary leader Hugo Chavez, not to mention a recent right-wing victory ...

 

Argentina: A Quiet Neoliberal Coup d’Etat in Latin America’s Southern Cone

For the past few weeks the world has been and still is focussing all attention on Syria, the NATO-Turkey downing of a Russian SU-24 fighter jet, the bombing of a Russian airliner over Sinai (224 dead), the alleged ISIS-Daesh Paris massacre (132), the Islamic terror attack on the Bamako (Mali) Radisson ...

 
Letter from Caracas: Spirit of anti-neoliberal

Letter from Caracas: Spirit of anti-neoliberal 'chavismo' alive and well

Western media reports surrounding the Dec. 6th vote in Venezuela have focused on an alleged decrease in enthusiasm for the project of 21st Century Socialism, started by President Hugo Chavez and continued by his successor Nicolas Maduro.While the drop in oil prices, increased US sanctions and other ...

 
The U.S. Wages a Dangerous Campaign in Venezuela Elections

The U.S. Wages a Dangerous Campaign in Venezuela Elections

The U.S. campaign to delegitimize Venezuela’s December 6th parliamentary elections can only encourage violence by a right-wing opposition that has repeatedly refused to peacefully accept the results of Venezuela’s democratic process. The U.S. government, which initially refused to recognize ...

 
The US Media

The US Media's Mad Rush to Pre-Judge Venezuela's Vote

Like Venezuela’s opposition, the corporate media is ready to dismiss as fraud anything but a loss for the left.Without even knowing anything about Venezuela, readers of the U.S. media should notice some problems with the propaganda barrage against Venezuela’s government ahead of tomorrow’...

 
The New Contours of Latin America

The New Contours of Latin America's Right

It has been over a decade since a new wave of left-leaning governments won presidential elections throughout Latin America, on the tail end of post-Cold War triumphalism and the so-called end of ideologies. The progress made by these governments in transforming their countries is indisputable —...

 

Fake “Just Wars”: Britain’s Parliament Vote to Bomb Syria

“If you are not confused, then you don’t understand the situation.”Sir Alan Duncan, Dec 2, 2015 London.It was a long session of debates – some 10 hours in all. There was little sane about this Commons session – the British Prime Minister, David Cameron, was making his case to ...