New declaration about known terrorist Luis Posada Carriles

On the 31st of January, the Government of the United States used another legal subterfuge to avoid arraigning Luis Posada Carriles for what he really is: a criminal and a terrorist.


David Hicks’ Guantánamo hell: “I am not well, I am not OK”

The full horror of the abuse of David Hicks at the US concentration camp at Guantánamo is becoming clear to the Australian public. Last week, more details were added.


Christian Fascism: The Jesus Gestapo of St. Orwell

New York Times reporter, Chris Hedges, has written an extraordinary book, American Fascism: The Christian Right And The War On America.


Latin America, the U.S., and the New Imperialism: Talking with Greg Grandin

I look at Central America in the 1980’s as a testing ground for the coalition that stands behind George W. Bush. It was a place that brought together these different constituencies that stand behind the Bush doctrine, the pre-emptive warfare doctrine. Neo-conservatives, free marketeers, the Christian right and militarists: Central America was a place where they could run wild.


New Ft. Dietrick 'Biodefense' Lab may be a Bush Germ Warfare Effort

Although no foreign power has threatened a bioterror attack against America, since 9/11 the Bush administration has allocated a stunning $43-billion to 'defend' against one. Critics are now saying, however, Bush's newest 'biodefense' initiative is both offensive and illegal.

The Super Bowl: When Hawks Cry

Sunday night's Super Bowl was a Roman Vomitorium of odious spew. This wasn't the good, the bad, and the ugly. It was the dreary, the vile, and the insipid made only palatable by the thought of Mike Ditka in a dark bar drinking whiskey shots, chased with the salty discharge humans call tears.


Smith and Dungy Kick the Door Down: Two Black Super Bowl coaches come none-too-soon

My man Kevin who lives in Raleigh left a message on my answering machine late Sunday night, “Hey Chris what’s up, sorry I missed your call. We finally gonna have a Black coach win the Super Bowl, that’s my prediction.” Of course by now that’s pretty much everyone’s prediction.


Big Oil, the American Enterprise Institute, and their War on Science

Have an opinion on global warming? ExxonMobil-funded right-wing 'think'-tank American Enterprise Institute (AEI) might pay you to smear a recent report published by a United Nations committee that points out what most people have long understood: not only is global warming real, but humans play a big role in causing it.


Atlanta Peace Activists Storm DC

Hundreds of Metro Atlantans traveled to Washington, DC, last weekend to join an estimated 500,000 others for a march and rally on January 27, 2007, to end the US Invasion of Iraq and bring the troops home now.


Labor Joins Anti-war Coalition

Unionists and their allies, led by U.S. Labor Against The War, joined other anti-war activists in lobbying lawmakers on Jan. 29 against GOP President George W. Bush’s war in Iraq, and his latest escalation.

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