fix articles 14078, ritt goldstein
Stieg Larsson's 'Dragon Tattoo' ... some disturbing truth about Sweden (tags)
Hollywood's 'The girl with the dragon tattoo' had its US opening December 20th. But Stieg Larsson was an investigative journalist with a degree of vision and social conscience few have, his novels portraying real-life aspects of 'the dark side of Sweden'.
Fukushima Radiation: Some Difficult Truths (tags)
The ongoing Fukushima nuclear crisis has raised numerous concerns, the candor of pronouncements regarding the reality of circumstances being one of them. As many wonder what the future will hold, the events reported in this article suggest some possible conclusions, the facts being less than reassuring.
Police Abuse: Will a ‘torture’ verdict be the beginning of the end? (tags)
Similar to the crime of rape, that of police abuse is substantively underreported. But while news reports have rightly hailed the torture related conviction of former Chicago police lieutenant Jon Burge, all too many issues remain.
Problems with nuclear power highlighted by Gulf Disaster (tags)
Nobody’s perfect, and so mistakes do happen. But just as we couldn't conceive of our ongoing oil disaster in The Gulf, perhaps we are equally unable to appreciate the potential for a nuclear power mishap. While optimism is important, it’s sometimes a trap – just ask BP
GMO Disease Epidemics: (2) Hepatitis B Vaccine (tags)
Genetic Engineering (GE,GM,GMOs) is a nightmare technology that has already caused many disease epidemics-- documented but unpublicized. Note that GE medicine has been totally ignored by environmentalists and anti-GMO campaigners. Read and take heed -- it may save your health or life.
US Refugees: Persecuted at Home, Discriminated Against Abroad? (tags)
As part of what some see as the 'War Against Dissent', a decision by Canadian immigration officials on the political asylum application of US soldier and war-resister Jeremy Hinzman was made March 25th, his application denied. But beyond war issues, sometimes extraordinary events can occur within the US, life threatening events. Has so-called 'realpolitik' now effectively denied Americans the right to asylum, regardless of their claim's legitimacy. And there have been legitimate cases, including one based upon torture and attempted murder, not war.
Giuliana Sgrena Shooting: 'Payment' for Ransom? (tags)
In media pieces and conversations with Italian sources, there's a new twist to the Iraq episode wounding journalist and former-hostage Sgrena, killing Italian intelligence agent Nicola Calipari. European thought exists that the incident was 'payment' for ransoming hostages.
Medicamentos que matan (tags)
Miles de pacientes muertos, la complicidad de importantes miembros de la comunidad médica y la codicia ciega de grandes corporaciones son algunos elementos de lo que, para muchos expertos, ya constituye una crisis farmacéutica mundial.
US: Patriotic pride and fear (tags)
Exploring questions of societal madness and contemporary fascism, Goldstein interviews political scientist Michael Parenti and psychologist Daniel Burston.
Brutality starts at home (tags)
US President George W Bush condemned the incidents of Iraq prison abuse and those who perpetrated them, saying: "That's not the way we do things in America." But unfortunately, that's not quite true.
Saddam's capture revisited (tags)
On 28 March the BBC aired an "expose" revealing the identity of Saddam Hussein's betrayer, but news of this had already broken by January. And what the BBC didn't mention was that a chain of events, beginning last July, signaled the start of the dictator's demise.
IRAQ REVOLT: TACTICS OF DIVERSION (tags)
With questions of 9/11 and Africa's oil and "al-Qaeda" dominating headlines, it sure was lucky that Iraq returned to the front-page...or, was it more than just luck.
BTL:After Terrorist Bombing, Spanish Election Defeat of Bush Ally Sends... (tags)
...Shock Waves Through Washington* Interview with Jeff Cohen, columnist and media critic, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
Iraq: Washington spinning out of control (tags)
Investigative journalist Ritt Goldstein reveals the Bush administration's glaring use of "spin" to substitute for facts. Some both recent and outrageous manipulations of "official information" make the story.
Iraq civil war: Rumors and reality (tags)
While the Bush administration attempts to spin its way towards Iraq War vindication and clear of civil war blame, the facts present another view. Goldstein's 1 March piece provides them.
U.S. Sees Al-Qaeda Everywhere (tags)
Bush Administration twisting nature of Iraq violence to legitimate the War Hawks and mislead the public, while concurrently hiding their own shortcomings.
Ritt Goldstein: A Police State Rising? (tags)
Investigative journalist Ritt Goldstein's chronicle on the rise and ramifications of police power...from both journalistic and deeply personal perspectives.
CHENEY'S ENERGY TASK FORCE AND THE IRAQ WAR (tags)
AP cites Cheney's Energy Task Force as potentially linked to Oil War plans, but web-links are attached to articles warning of this months ago. Alarm bells should be ringing as to why the earlier reports weren't pursued.
WELCOME TO THE 1930'S (tags)
Investigative journalist Ritt Goldstein's chilling commentary upon the growth of contemporary fascism. While versions of the piece have been printed in Europe, this is the first time it has appeared in English, this version created for Goldstein's fellow Americans.
OIL WAR: THE SMOKING GUNS (tags)
FIRST HI-LEVEL, OFFICIAL DOCUMENTATION FOUND CONFIRMING OIL WAR! THE ATTEMPT TO COVER-UP OIL WAR DISCUSSIONS ALSO BEING REVEALED. THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN EUROPE AS WELL.
The Price of Oil?...War (tags)
Investigative journalist Ritt Goldstein and CounterPunch explode the myths behind the looming Iraq War.
Defence redefined means securing cheap energy (tags)
INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALIST RITT GOLDSTEIN BLOWS THE LID OFF THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION'S UNFOLDING ENERGY WARS.
IRAQ: AMERICA’S EXCUSE FOR REGIONAL DOMINANCE (tags)
Lies and deception mar the Bush record on Iraq, with Administration fabrications forming the basis for war, reports investigative journalist Ritt Goldstein. While Goldstein published this article in Europe, the following piece is his original, un-edited copy.
Oil has always been top of Bush's foreign-policy agenda (tags)
US Energy Report Okayed "Military Intervention" For Oil, reports investigative journalist Ritt Goldstein.
ABOUT RITT GOLDSTEIN (tags)
Ritt Goldstein broke the stories on TIPS and the Administration's internment camps. Here's some background regarding him and an easy way to find more.
BUSH REGIME TO USE 4% OF US POPULATION TO SPY ON THE OTHER 96% (tags)
The Terrorism Information and Prevention System, or TIPS, means the US will have a higher percentage of citizen informants than the former East Germany through the infamous Stasi secret police. The program would use a minimum of 4 per cent of Americans to report "suspicious activity".