“Washington’s Pope”? Who is Pope Francis I? Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio and Argentina’s “Dirty...
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | In this capacity, Bergoglio was the highest ranking Jesuit in Argentina during the military dictatorship led by General Jorge Videla
OWS | At the end of last year, on Black Friday, Walmart workers bravely went out on strike. The workers and their supporters held protests at over 1,000 stores across the country, shortly following an initial set of strikes by workers in Walmart’s warehouses.
Phillip Smith | A recent report by the UN special rapporteur on torture charged that compulsory drug treatment centers in some countries, particularly Vietnam and Thailand, constitute "forced labor" camps that engage in "torture."
Chris Mayer | There is one reason why you should oppose the proposed $5.3 billion Keystone XL Pipeline. And it has nothing to do with “green religionists,” as The Wall Street Journal calls the opposition in today’s paper.
JG Vibes | Today Henry Kissinger is scheduled to appear in Houston, Texas for "The Distinguished Leaders on Asia Series"
Sheldon Richman | The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is at a record high, and the unemployment rate has ticked down to 7.7 percent, but this is no time to celebrate. The economy is still in the doldrums.
Mike Reid | Recently, three children from a little-known forest tribe in India approached a nearby Indian village and asked to join their school. The teachers, however, were forbidden by law from admitting the kids.
Press TV | The United States has granted new waivers on Iran sanctions to 11 countries in exchange for their reductions of purchases of Iranian crude oil.
Bie Kentane | Text of author’s presentation to a meeting at the United Nations, Palais des Nations, Geneva, March 15, 2013
Global Research | Those who pursue an identity in acceptable political dialogue are less aware of how the parameters of American politics have been carefully crafted to elicit vicarious and seemingly meaningful participation for the politically inclined.
cbsnews.com | A man opened fire at a car wash and a barbershop a mile apart, killing four people and wounding at least two others, 64-year-old Kurt Meyers is being sought, police said.
James Hall | If only, there was an easy and uncomplicated method for boycotting any business with the federal government.
JG Vibes | What if you had the ability to print out any sort of object using a 3D printer for the same cost and effort that it takes to rip a song off of the internet?
JG Vibes | Anti-mafia detectives swooped on homes, offices, clinics and hospitals in Lombardy, the region around Milan, and elsewhere. A statement said the dawn raids were part of an investigation into "corruption linked to tenders by, and supplies to, hospitals".
All Africa | Drivers of mass transportation cars in Cairo said on Sunday that the Diesel crisis in Egypt has been going through for around three months has revived the black market.
The Daily Bell | Fear regarding Fed manipulations lays on Washington DC – as it has before – like a thick blanket. But underneath simmers a good deal of resentment and frustration. What happens when the spell is broken, as inevitably it must be?
Press TV | A new report shows that an estimated 80,000 American prisoners spend 23 hours a day in closed isolation units for 10, 20 or even more than 30 years.
JG Vibes | In 1993 and 2009, Astir Palace in Athens hosted the Bilderberg conference, an invitation-only annual gathering of European and American business and political leaders named after the hotel in Holland where the first meeting took place in 1954
Reuters | Chinese security forces fired tear gas and beat protesters in a village in southern China on Sunday to quell a grassroots protest movement over a land dispute, residents said.
The Daily Bell | To suggest then that central banking policy has alleviated what was caused by the same mechanism is to proclaim a hollow victory, indeed.
The Daily Bell | If we are correct, the coming African miracle will continue to be promoted in the media and people will become intimately familiar with the promise of African countries they probably still couldn't find on a map.
Phillip Smith | Compulsory "treatment" for drug addiction in some parts of the world is "tantamount to torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment," according to report last month from the UN's special rapporteur on torture and other degrading treatments and punishments.
Fox News | An Egyptian Christian who was arrested in Libya and charged with proselytizing has died after being tortured by his captors, according to a report.
Ed O'Keefe | The president’s high-profile lobbying effort begins with Senate Democrats on Tuesday, followed by a visit with House Republicans on Wednesday.
The Daily Bell | Daily life under advanced capitalism is rather dull and many imagine that after a hyperinflation society will turn into a sort of Wild West where things get a bit more interesting...
Michael Snyder | Our economy is completely and totally dominated gigantic predator corporations that are greatly favored by our massively bloated federal government.
Michael Snyder | Sadly the truth is that the percentage of working age Americans that have a job is just 0.1% higher than it was exactly three years ago.
Kevin Carson | The Drug War would indeed be a failure if its real function was to reduce drug consumption or drug-related violence.
Global Research | NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen received Israel’s president Shimon Peres at NATO headquarters in Brussels on March 7.
Intellihub | Police officers who deliberately faked their uniform badge numbers to avoid being identified as they weighed into a violent public protest will keep their jobs and won't be investigated by the force's watchdog.