The New Cold War with Russia?

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Is the West backing a Gangster State in Ukraine? asked what the hell is going on in the Ukraine.  Now the temperature has been hugely ramped up by the downing of the Malaysian passenger plane.   Professor Steven Cohen speaking to … Continue reading

This Trans Pacific “Partnership” is really, really bad News. #WikiLeaks

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Think Left have poised the question, “Are we in the post-democratic era?” Now, document details of the trans-pacific agreement leaked, and thanks to WikiLeaks, we see just how bad TPP trade deal is for ordinary people.. (Download pdf here) The more … Continue reading

Hell hath no Fury like War-makers Scorned

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Obama Will Launch a Huge Propaganda Blitz — and May Attack Syria Even If He Loses the Vote in Congress by Norman Solomon (previously published by Common Dreams) Grassroots pressure has forced President Obama to seek approval from Congress for an attack on … Continue reading

The Fiscal Cliff is just another disaster-politics scam in action

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Professors Michael Hudson, James K Galbraith and Bill Black variously describe the so-called ‘fiscal cliff’ as a scam, a Trojan and disaster politics. They contend that Obama has deliberately contrived this so-called crisis to ‘discipline’ the Democrats into voting for … Continue reading

George Osborne’s psychological warfare

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It is getting to be a bit of cliché that George Osborne just copies the Republicans – not only in his policies but also in their dodgy tricks. For example, how did Mitt Romney behave in the first presidential debate … Continue reading