fix articles 17611, saharan africa
Can state-capitalist China inherit the USA as hegemon? (tags)
China's growth is also running on credit, and the People's Republic is similarly highly indebted as the descending Western centers of the world system.10 The Chinese deficit economy is generating even far greater speculative excesses than was the case in the U.S. or Western Europe,
Biden and Putin play with fire (tags)
It is no exaggeration to say that what is currently unfolding in Europe represents the most dangerous moment in recent history. The Ukraine conflict is taking us as close to a Third World War as only the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962 last did.
For a borderless pragmatism. Outline of a Progressive Migration Policy (tags)
Immigration leads to stronger economic growth, which in turn creates jobs, Without migration, we would all be sitting in Olduvia in East Africa, as we were 100,000 years ago. About 3% of the world's population, about 215 million people, live in a state other than the one in which they were born. Migration has always existed.
Corona Measures: When children are the ones who suffer (I and II) (tags)
The government seems to be abdicating its responsibility by 1) not supplying the population with masks, 2) not compensating people so they can stay away from workplaces, 3) eliminating school meals for hundreds of millions of children and 5) not including children in decision-making.
Invitation to New Thinking (tags)
The pandemic has made the risk of our extensive lifestyle tangible. For this global crisis is not an exogenous shock. Rather, crass, profit-oriented globalization has fueled its spread.
Greedy Animal Researchers Hide Truth About Alzheimer's From Public (tags)
The prime causes of Alzheimer's are known and are the homocysteine, trioxypurine and animal fat in meat and fish. These 3 block the arteries of the brain.
Paraphysique de l'aplanissement diversifié (tags)
Uniformisation de la diversité, diversité de l'uniformisation...
Imam of Africacommand Host Denounces Monsanto Campaign (tags)
„Garvey County Radio, Food Security Watch. This week´s program features inside views on the recent surge of attacks on seed exchange circles in sub-Saharan Africa, the fallout of the central Asian record drought, and the root causes of the Australian water crisis. First on the line is Dr. Bastian Al Abgar with fresh news on what happened to the African farmers.“
Former South African President Visits US to Stop "Illicit Financial Flows" (tags)
Former South African President Thabo Mbeki visits the United States February 16-19 to raise awareness on how the developing world loses money to corruption.
IMF Reports Debt and Human Crises Drive Uneven Growth (tags)
Global Stability and Economic Outlook Reports Released
Heading for War with Russia? (tags)
Argentina's Christina Fernandez de Kirshner's UN Address (tags)
Wheat Gluten May Cause Symptoms of Depression and Paranoia (tags)
The wheat lobby is responding to accusations that their product is causing allergic reactions in many more people than previously thought by expected deceptions and twisting of reality. Though the gluten-free movement may seem trendy, it is based on growing understanding that wheat gluten consumption may be causing illnesses and discomfort in many humans. If you take the gluten challenge and notice a difference, you could be susceptible to toxins in modern day wheat.
The BRICS: Challengers to the Global Status Quo (tags)
Can the BRICS wrest control of the global economy from the United States and Europe, or will their internal contradictions tear them apart?
India's Sham Democracy (tags)
The World War against the Poor (tags)
More and more money capital concentrates in the hands of the rich which they let `work for itself.' Every day $1.5 trillion circulates around the globe and changes hands. Only two to three percent of that is needed to handle the business with goods and services. The rest is speculative excess.
Another Side of Israel: The Impact of Tikkun Olam (tags)
A side of Israel we never hear about
Obama Plans African Wars (tags)
Free Internet Book: Youth and Skills - Putting Education to Work, 450pp (tags)
Around one in six of the world’s population are aged between 15 and 24. These young people are disproportionately concentrated in some of the poorest countries, where their numbers are still rising. more young people in 2030 than it had in 1980.
Worrisome Middle East Developments (tags)
IMF Financial Terrorism (tags)
No to imperialist military intervention in Libya! (tags)
Since Saturday, March 19, a US-led military coalition, including, besides English and French Forces, participation by Canadian, Italian, Spanish, and other countries, commenced the bombardment of military installations and concentrations of troops loyal to the Gaddafi government. The stated purpose of this military intervention which has been endorsed by the Security Council of the UN and the Arab League, is to get government forces off the offensive against the rebels, in order to avoid a “massacre of the civilian population”.
The Global Political Awakening and the New World Order (tags)
"The global debt crisis, which is beginning in Greece, and spreading throughout the euro-zone economies of Spain, Portugal, Ireland and ultimately the entire EU, will further consume the UK, Japan and go all the way to America. This will be a truly global debt crisis. Government measures to address the issue of debt focus on the implementation of ‘fiscal austerity measures’ to reduce the debt burdens and make interest payments on their debts. ‘Fiscal austerity’ is a vague term that in actuality refers to cutting social spending and increasing taxes. The effect this has is that the public sector is devastated, as all assets are privatized, public workers are fired en masse, unemployment becomes rampant, health and education disappear, taxes rise dramatically, and currencies are devalued to make all assets cheaper for international corporations and banks to buy up, while internally causing inflation – dramatically increasing the costs of fuel and food. In short, ‘fiscal austerity’ implies ‘social destruction’ as the social foundations of nations and peoples are pulled out from under them. States then become despotic and oppress the people, who naturally revolt against ‘austerity’: the sterilization of society."
Wkileaks is legit...check it out ! (tags)
Wikileaks is doing some outstanding reporting, and seems to be 'legitimate' and thus needs more than just readers, they need more support [see bottom of their web page]. Join in FREER info/ speech/ transparency ..dont be a passive public , do something worthwhile NOW !
Frances Moore Lappé, Matthew Fox Speak in San Diego (tags)
Frances Moore Lappé and Matthew Fox, two powerful long-time activists who started in the 1970’s and both live in Oakland, came to San Diego to address the opening session of the Justice for Women and Children conference January 18 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral in San Diego. Lappé wrote the book “Diet for a Small Planet” and founded Food First to work on projects helping people in Third World countries to feed themselves in ways that respected their environment and heritage of biodiversity. Fox was a Roman Catholic priest who was thrown out by the current Pope for championing the spiritual power of women; he's now a priest in the Episcopal Church and works on education projects with so-called “at-risk” youth to channel their creativity in non-mainstream ways.
Journalist Snow Offers Alternative View of Africa (tags)
Independent journalist Keith Harmon Snow began his February 5 presentation at San Diego's World Beat Center with a promise to "piss you off" — and he succeeded. He took on innumerable progressive sacred cows, including the United Nations, the Peace Corps, the Nation magazine, Jane Goodall and Ben Affleck, and he presented an alternative view of recent African history focused on the role of Uganda, Rwanda and the U.S. in the continued war and exploitation in the Congo.
The Debt Boomerang (tags)
As long as the policies of the rich North represent a mixture of cruel carrot-and-stick maneuvers, coupled with basic contempt for the South, we can expect more lethal North-South tensions, more powerful boomerangs hurled back at us.
Reviewing James Petras and Henry Veltmeyer's "Multinationals on Trial" (tags)
How corporate giants plunder developing nations.
Bush at the UN: a war criminal lectures the world on “human rights” (tags)
George W. Bush delivered his next to the last annual address to the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday. Taking the same podium that he used five years ago to condemn the world body to “irrelevance” if it failed to rubber stamp his plans for a war of aggression against Iraq, Bush cast his regime in Washington as the world’s greatest champion of human rights and its most generous and selfless benefactor.
mercenaries without borders (tags)
privatisation of armies and security are a utter defeat of freedom and democracy. Read why.
The War on Working Americans - Part II (tags)
Part II of how American workers are losing out.
NeoCon 'Plan Africa' Oil Manifesto (tags)
“Along with Latin America, West Africa is expected to be one of the fastest growing sources of oil and gas for the American market. African oil tends to be of high quality and low in sulfur, making it suitable for stringent refined product requirements, and giving it a growing market share for the refining Centers on the East Coast of the U.S.” “National Energy Policy Report” Office of the Vice President Richard Cheney May 16, 2001
Questioning AFRICOM's intentions (tags)
As plans move ahead for a US Africa Command, African nations remain cool to the idea amid fears of mission creep and unclear US intentions.
And the Lord said: PAY YOUR TAXES....
Liam Scheff Interview on AIDS (tags)
Liam Scheff Interview on AIDS and the ICC Orphanage story in New York where children were used in AIDS drug trials.
Apocalypse No! an indigenist perspective (tags)
THIS POST NEEDS TO BE CENTER COLUMN OR AT THE VERY LEAST "LOCAL NEWS."
Apocalypse No! (tags)
“The time of warnings, passive resistance and conformity is already passed. All of us are now confronted with an enormous challenge: SURVIVAL" - Council of Indigenous Elders and Priests of the Americas
U.S. Aid to the Terror State of Israel (tags)
It would be interesting to know how many of those American taxpayers believe they and their families have received as much from the U.S. Treasury as has everyone who has chosen to become a citizen of Israel. But it's a question that will never occur to the American public because, so long as America's mainstream media, Congress and president maintain their pact of silence, few Americans will ever know the true cost of Israel to U.S. taxpayers.
CHERYL SEAL REPORTS: Worst of AIDS Pandemic Over? Only in Media's Dreams (tags)
This week, articles appeared in the mainstream media that proclaimed that the AIDS pandemic peaked in the 1990s and is "better" now. At best, this was a calculated manipulation of facts, at worst, a cynical lie designed to protect government/corporate interests
Kevin Zeese: “Hawkish Israeli Lobby Wants War with Iran!” (tags)
The Israeli Lobby, with others, helped to instigate the Iraqi War. A scholarly report, the “Harvard Study,” which was recently released, also documents the “unmatched power” of the Lobby over the national interest. Now, the Bush-Cheney Gang is targeting Iran for a pre-empted strike. Is the hawkish, hard right, pro-Israeli Lobby pushing for a war with Iran, too? Kevin Zeese, an independent candidate for U.S. Senate In MD, thinks that it is.
Women’s Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean (tags)
In every country in Latin America and the Caribbean, women suffer acute discrimination. Often, the discrimination women face is related to social prejudices regarding appropriate patterns of conduct for men and women.
CAPITALISM AND SOCIALISM (tags)
Every year since 1990, the United Nations publishes its Human Development Report. It contains the most authoritative data on the state of the world. These reports are available online: hdr.undp.org/reports/view_reports.cfm?type=1. Based on those reports (referred to by year, followed by page), what does our world look like?
Oil rich Mauritania: Coup against the US and Israel? (tags)
The US gov't continues to deal with the old President of Mauritania: the oncoming clash is another guerilla war in Africa. Which like many other continents has been 'robbed blind', but is blamed for not being able to see!
AIDS FUNDING (tags)
The NIH is spending $3,084 on each citizen estimated as having HIV/AIDS Diabetes kills more Americans than 'AIDS' and breast cancer combined, yet the NIH spends only $80 on each diabetic Alzheimer's Disease kills 3.3 times more than 'AIDS', yet the NIH spends only $155 on each patient with Alzheimer's Disease
Tug of War (tags)
Some view the election of George W. Bush as providing him with a mandate to pursue his reactionary policies at home and abroad.
Conspirators of the Iraq war (tags)
A high-ranking military officer reveals how Defense Department extremists suppressed information and twisted the truth to drive the country to war.
'We Didn't Know' Will Be No Excuse - The Wall (tags)
No longer content to chop away at Palestine until it eventually disappears, Israel is now using the "security fence" as a vehicle for the more rapid and overt methods of large-scale ethnic cleansing. This grave step ushers in the terminal stage of the cleansing process, in which years of organized persecution, brutality, bigotry and theft, all the patriotic acts required in the effort to dehumanize another people, finally succeed in radically dehumanizing the perpetrators.
Anarchy in black and white (tags)
Inevitably, some black radical groups work on issues that many anarchists are opposed to. For instance, most anarchists are just as opposed to black capitalism as they are to white capitalism. Most anarcho-activists recognize the danger of entering different communities and evangelizing there. This is elitist and can also be interpreted as being racist, since so many anarchists are white.
"Stop GATS!" Against Privatization of Services (tags)
"The `Washington Consensus' from the 80s promised that a neoliberal policy - liberalization and deregulation - would be good for eveyrone. In fact, local structures are destroyed, human lives are annihilated through hunger and poverty.."Trans fr German
Growing World Poverty and Conflict Shows the Barbarity of Capitalism (tags)
Down with Capitalism
Liberia in the Bush administration’s crosshairs (tags)
This week, U.S. President George Bush embarked on his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa. His five-day itinerary included Senegal, South Africa, Botswana, Uganda and Nigeria. Ironically, media attention has largely focused on another African country this week: Liberia.
Bush Bit in Ass by Lies (tags)
The Rats are deserting the sinking ship. Fed up with the Bush Junta's deadly lies the insider Bureaucrats are beginning to leak and speak.
World Struggles to Fend Off Desertification (tags)
Some 70 percent of all land in Mexico is vulnerable to desertification, one reason why some 900,000 Mexicans leave home each year in search of a better life as migrant workers in the United States.
American Oil's next target: Africa (tags)
American oil corpse like ExxonMobil are moving aggresively into African nations. There is no end to the mess they seek to create for millions of people.
The Case For War Against Arab Culture (tags)
This war is actually a war between the modern age and traditional Arab culture. Lieutenant Colonel Ralph Peters (USA, Ret.) was assigned, prior to his retirement, to the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, where he was responsible for future warfare.
Free Love Lives! (tags)
"I challenge [doctors] to come up with the names, even one will do, of the persons documented to have shown that AIDS or HIV is sexually transmitted. I know of no such study."
Globe and Mail Editorial (Toronto) (tags)
The team leader of the trial, Dr Anatoli Kamalai, acknowledged that there was "no measurable reduction" in HIV incidence with "no hint of even a small effect." The trial showed there to be no connection between sexual activity and AIDS.
Sex Has Nothing to Do With AIDS (tags)
According to Dr. David Rasnick, the facts don't support the hypothesis. Check out his letter from the British Medical Journal online:
Arms/oil biz/ PNAC (tags)
The clash between Great Powers ("Old Europe" versus and the Anglo-American military axis) broadly pertains to: 1 Defense and the military-industrial complex, 2. Control over Oil and Gas Reserves, 3. Money and currency systems: clash between the Euro and the Dollar.
Weapons of Mass Deception (tags)
In the year and a half since September 11 the Bush administration has been waging an aggressive military campaign against real and perceived enemies, coupled with a public relations campaign to win the "hearts and minds" of the world. In Afghanistan, at least, the military campaign has shown some success. The public relations campaign, however, has been an embarrassing failure.
RENT-A-SPY, INC. (tags)
American corporation USDS involved in foreign and domestic espionage
World Bank and International Monetary Fund strangle economies of Third World (tags)
The World Bank’s origins go back to the Bretton Woods conference of July 1944, when leaders from 43 nations assembled to start building the global economy in the aftermath of World War II. U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Morgenthau, hoping to avoid another worldwide depression, called for creation of institutions that would create “a dynamic world community in which the peoples of every nation will be able to realize their potentialities in peace.”
World AIDS Crisis Worsening (tags)
The AIDS pandemic will rapidly worsen, with the number of cases possibly doubling in sub-Saharan Africa in five years, according to an analysis by US intelligence officials.
“Africa Need Not Suffer” - Canadian Puzzled as World Hoards Wealth of Knowledg (tags)
Shelvan Kannuthurai wants to give the poor a fighting chance. He and the CCBC team have pioneered Professeurs Pour Liberté, which is utilizing the education portal, e-Studies.com, to provide post-secondary education to as many as 92 million African students at no cost to them.
Global Day of Protest against Coca-Cola: O17 (tags)
In Barcelona, major AIDS groups from across the globe issued a call for actions on October 17th demanding AIDS drugs for Coca Cola's 100,000 employees and bottling plant workers in Africa. The numbers of countries and cities planning actions is growing rapidly, and the company is running scared. Here's how you can get involved in the Global Day of Protest.
Sachs says: 'Forget Debt, Spend on AIDS' (tags)
Columbia University economist Jeffrey Sachs says poor countries should simply stop making debt service payments and spend that money on health & education instead. As Jubilee South says, "Don't Owe, Won't Pay."
TRIPS: will the majority prevail? (tags)
NGO Statement on Ministerial Declaration on TRIPS and Public Health. From Act-Up Paris, Consumer Project on Technology, Consumers International, Health GAP Coalition, Médecins sans Fronteires, Oxfam, Tebtebba Foundation, Third World Network