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US Military and NATO: Praetorian Guard of the Orwellian Empire

The new world order is chaos Since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the United States has positioned itself, one administration after…

Imperial Monroe Doctrine in Force: Quiet Coups in Latin America, the Case of Ecuador

Imperial Monroe Doctrine in Force: Quiet Coups in Latin America, the Case of Ecuador

The appearance of stability in Latin America is preferable to any kind of political upheaval. The Monroe Doctrine is very much in force,…

The Oil Cold War: An Attack on Russia, Iran, Venezuela and the Environment

The Oil Cold War: An Attack on Russia, Iran, Venezuela and the Environment

Prices of gas at the pumps in the United States have declined by a remarkable 42 percent since August 2014. This acute drop…

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The new world order is chaos Since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the United States has positioned itself, one administration after another, as a global supercop…

Just as the earthquake had rattled the ground under the feet of Haitians, the dissolution of the Haitian Parliament at midnight, 00:00 on January 12, 2015, exactly five…

Once more, we have tasted salt. We have mourned our dead from the earthquake and the cholera epidemic. The collective depression, the temporary zombification has lifted. It is…

From people’s rule to a broken social contract It is ironic, considering democracy’s pitiful state worldwide that, in accordance to its etymology, it literally means “common people’s rule”…

When a Clinton speaks, be it aspiring presidential candidate wife or former president husband, we know we are in for a bag packed with tricks. These serve to…

Police violence in the United States should not surprise anyone. In Ferguson, Missouri, we have witnessed the use against US citizens of Iraq-tested war technologies. On August 17,…

Breaking strangleholds of international finance can seem a near impossible task. The provision of finance to developing states, and sometimes developed states humbled by the markets, has tended…

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Sustainable Ways to Feed the World Are Subverted by Corporations

Sustainable Ways to Feed the World Are Subverted by Corporations

Humans’ relationship to food is one of the most fundamentally shaping aspects of our societies. The sole fact that the majority of the world’s population now lives in…

Junk Food for Profit: Fat, Sick and Addicted

Junk Food for Profit: Fat, Sick and Addicted

  “We are what we eat,” as the old adage says. “If you eat a hamburger one day, then its atoms and molecules will end up making your…

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Is Racism Cultural or Natural?

Is Racism Cultural or Natural?

To postulate racial discrimination as being natural to the human condition is tantamount to granting to racism a universal biological grounding. In this regard, it…

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