Category Archives: Geopolitics

Paul Craig Roberts: Hell Unleashed

Best use of the word insouciant I have seen all day. – OL <snip> http://www.opednews.com/populum/uploadphotos/s_300_i_ytimg_com_12495_hqdefault_999.gif This is what the arrogant morons who comprise the US government have stirred up. Watch this video for its entire 1 hour 20 minutes, and … Continue reading

Posted in 14 signs of fascism, 1percent, Authoritarianism, Eisenhower a good president, Fascism, Fascism, Fascist America, Free Market Paradigm, Geopolitics, Intercontinental War, Let's Talk About: The Man, military industrial complex, National Defense Authorization Act, Patriarchy, WAR, War on the Horizon | Comments Off on Paul Craig Roberts: Hell Unleashed

The people of Israel are out on the street!

OMG. Look at this. The people of Israel are out on the street! This is horrifying. What will Netanyahu do next with his power? Set off those nukes toward Iran? You know he’s dying to do it. Netanyahu is psycho. … Continue reading

Posted in 14 signs of fascism, 1percent, Authoritarianism, Classism Racism Sexism, Evil Capitalism101, Fascism, Fascism, Fascist America, Free Market Paradigm, Geopolitics, military industrial complex, nuclear fallout, Patriarchy, This is bad. | Comments Off on The people of Israel are out on the street!

Moving the Mexican Border

NEWS DESK SEPTEMBER 20, 2014 Moving the Mexican Border BY PAUL KRAMER “The Mexican Border” is not a fixed landmark, we learn. Historically, none of our borders are made up of any more than myth. Rivers and lakes appear and … Continue reading

Posted in 1percent, Civil Society, Cultural Economics, Everything We Know is Total BS, Fundamentalism, Genocide, Geopolitics, Human Rights Abuses, Political Science, Political Science 101 | Comments Off on Moving the Mexican Border

Able Peter Orszag Opines: Employers should take care of disabled: What! Oh dear!

By Olivia LaRosa, September 5, 2014 (Updated from 2010) Dear Peter Orszag, I hope you never become disabled, without assets due to your disability, and unable to receive disability income. Your prescription for making disability “work” is completely wrongheaded. The … Continue reading

Posted in Genocide, Geopolitics, Government is Not a Business, Health Policy, Human Rights Abuses | Comments Off on Able Peter Orszag Opines: Employers should take care of disabled: What! Oh dear!

How cuts in global public health measures endanger us all; cuts in WHO hurt response to ebola

By Olivia LaRosa, September 2, 2014 Today, a headline caught my eye. Cuts in WHO hurt response to ebola.  (NYT 9-2-2014) What is WHO? Why, it’s the World Health Organization, which is supposed to respond quickly and effectively to outbreaks of … Continue reading

Posted in 99%, Geopolitics, Government is Not a Business, Health Policy | Comments Off on How cuts in global public health measures endanger us all; cuts in WHO hurt response to ebola

Canada and USA in ginormous fight over oil

This is a Really Big Show, friends. The conservative Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper, threw down the gauntlet at Obama’s feet by approving the construction of a pipeline to run from Alberta to the Pacific Coast at Kitimat through … Continue reading

Posted in 1percent, Corporate Crimes, Decline and Fall, Economics 101, Eisenhower a good president, Energy Policy and Climate Change, Evil Capitalism101, Fascism, Geopolitics, Our Environment, Systematic Looting and other Privatization Schemes | Comments Off on Canada and USA in ginormous fight over oil

Joe Stiglitz: The People Who Break the Rules Have Raked in Huge Profits and Wealth and It’s Sickening Our Politics

Joseph Stiglitz is a Nobel Laureate in Economics and a former World Bank executive. He has seen these tactics, strategies and policies in action at the highest level.  He is a brave man to reveal what he learned, which looks … Continue reading

Posted in Can't make this stuff up, Corporate-Congressional Complex, Economics 101, Genocide, Geopolitics, Growing Community, Human Rights Abuses, Occupy Movement, Steady-State Economy, Working People's Rights | Comments Off on Joe Stiglitz: The People Who Break the Rules Have Raked in Huge Profits and Wealth and It’s Sickening Our Politics

More fracking comments on shale gas exploitation

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/13/opinion/china-must-exploit-its-shale-gas.html?smid=pl-share The New York Times featured an opinion piece today asserting that China must start fracking to release natural gas reserves rather than rely on increasing their use of coal for energy. I guess the writer is unaware that fracking … Continue reading

Posted in Energy Policy and Climate Change, Geopolitics, Systematic Looting and other Privatization Schemes, we don need no steeking regulations | Comments Off on More fracking comments on shale gas exploitation