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A Social Change is Overdue (tags)

Social rental housing construction which has been increasingly restricted since the 1980s must be resumed on a grand scale and rapidly promoted to offer low-income earners, single parents and large families a place to stay.

The Idol Totters (tags)

Economists criticize the austerity religion and demand investments. Germans ardently believe in economic fairy-tales that the 2007/2008 world financial crisis was a crisis of state indebtedness and that state debts burden future generations,

Vienna: Housing is a Human Right (tags)

Housing as a human right is subverted by the right of speculation. The Vienna Housing Fund buys up potential development land and prevents speculation. Rents in Vienna are half the rents in Munich.

State Debts - The Primal German Fear (tags)

Unlike a private homebuilder, the state can be indebted and never expect the entire debt to be repaid. For most, taxes are a book with seven seals. A tax-cutting lobby exploits our unease over taxes for their purposes. Social cohesion declines and milieu egoism increases.

Driven to Consumption and Money out of Nothng (tags)

Growth originally created a material prosperity about which earlier generations could only dream. However, more economic growth does not lead to people becoming happier. We are prisoners of a system that forces us to permanent growth. Banks create credits.

Against Market Radicalism (tags)

Capitalism is not "the end of history" as the American Francis Fukuyama postulated in 1992. The system question is open! The economy should be re-embedded in society. What seems rational in microeconomics collides with the irrationality of maximum profits as en end-in-itself

Amazon, the Elephant in the Bookshop (tags)

Amazon is one of many examples of a gigantic problem. International corporation s shirk from contributing their just share to financing the community. Hosts of advisers and lawyers have created a "tax avoidance industry."

Detente Policy and Media Hysteria (tags)

Antje Vollmer is a Green politician who was vice-president of the German Bundestag from 1994 to 2005. She urges a robust public debate over the new hard-line German foreign policy that forgets the war and Russian help in reunification. What has the politics of regime change brought?

Ultimatums instead of Diplomacy (tags)

In what phase is NATO's confrontation with Russia? Contrary to a promise to Gorbachev, NATO expanded eastward from 16 to 28 states. A military system is built along the Russian border. Military maneuvers with 10,000 soldiers are staged at Russia's border.

As Trump consolidates his power, the history of 1930s Germany repeats itself (tags)

Compromises, concessions, and countermeasures are necessary in America after the budget attacks on the poor, seniors, the disabled, students and chidlren.

Trump - Hard as Steel (tags)

There is outrage over the nationalist economic policy of "America First." The parallels to the 1929 system crisis are obvious. The unstable house of cards could now finally collapse. Credit-financed demand is created for a goods-producing system that suffocates in its own productivity.

Working Digitally in Just Economies (tags)

Reducing working hours is an attractive scenario, an optimistic picture of a possible future of society. Less than 2% of German workers labor in agriculture, down from 40% in the 19th century. The future of work is person-related work. The state must intervene with subsidies.

State Investments and the Public Sector (tags)

The public infrastructure is something positive, even from a business perspective. it is a kind of advance concession, increases the entrepreneurial production potential and lowers the production costs. If state investments are trifling, this will have negative long-term effects

Endf Russophobia! Time for a New Detente Policy (tags)

NATO's eastern expansion (from 16 to 28 states) was and is a serious strain on relations with Russia. This is also true for the missile defense system in Poland and Rumania. A simple good-evil scheme is all too often dominant. Moral judgments are used instead of political analysis.

A Year of Trump and Right-wing Populism (tags)

In the GOP tax bill, $5 trillion is given to households with over $1 million income. Seniors, the poor, children and students are attacked. The severe cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, HUD, Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Pell grants, SNAP, WIC food assistance are sadistic.

Sharing, not Killing (tags)

Refused sharing and rediscovery of sharing are signs of this time. "This economy kills." So Pope Francis judges socio-economic conditions. Taxing the rich is vital. With additional revenue, workers would not feel threatened by immigrants

Fbi is Gestapo (tags)

In the tradition of Nazi Germany, the USA today is dominated by fbi assassins.

In Praise of Taxes by Nicola Liebert (tags)

Our tax system p[romotes private wealth and impoverishes the community. Even if no one pays them gladly, most are aware taxes int he interest of the community are sensible. "Taxes are what we pay for a civilized society" (Oliver Wendell Holmes, former Supreme Court justice).

State Indebtedness as a Power Strategy (tags)

Contracting debts exploded under neoliberalism since the 1980s - unlike the state debts in the Keynesian era from the 1950s to the 1970s - and produced s structural debt bondage for the overwhelming majority.

Facing a Possible State of Emergency (tags)

The danger of authoritarian "solutions" grows when the constitutional state is dismantled, undermined or suspended. Basic western values were betrayed in the so-called "war on terror." All persons have the same inalienable human rights irrespective of nationality, origin or religion.

PHILIPPINES: 8,000 killings proof of policy to kill (tags)

Akbayan Partylist condemns President Rodrigo Duterte’s denial of his policy to kill under the War on Drugs.

Europe's Conquest by the US (tags)

The US and NATO have troops at the Russian border. Russia has no troops at the US borders with Canada and Mexico. Who staged the 2014 coup in the Ukraine? Who promised Gorbatchev there would be no NATO expansion to the East? Who is the stabilizer and who is the destabilizer?

Mozambique Audit Reveals Corruption and Short Falls in Financial System (tags)

Ahead of President Trump's first G20 meeting in Germany this weekend, Mozambique released an audit exposing violations of the country's laws to secure now-defaulted loans.

Memorandum 2017: Alternatives for a Solidarity Europe: Instead of "Germany First" (tags)

The European Union is at a crossroads. The reason lies in the neoliberal redistribution policy favoring capital incomes over many years. "Mass unemployment intensified and was not ended in Europe. Millions of those with work are in precarious working conditions."

Competition Ideology and Power Reality (tags)

Competition cannot be an end-in-itself. Uncontrolled private power leads to misuse. Uncontrolled competition increasingly destroys itself through concentration and centralization processes. Bastard Keynesianism helps the banks. People diverted from real cause of crises

Poverty Returns with Misguided Policy (tags)

The state should represent the public interest and yet private or special interests are in the driver's seat. Trump's proposed 2018 budget is a sledgehammer with cuts to Meals-on-Wheels, school lunches, WIC food assistance, National Institute for Health, EPA, PBS and Legal Services

The "Security Conference" - A Fraudulent Labeling (tags)

We say: No more world war fantasies and war preparations. Peace instead of NATO - Human dignity instead of the military - Reason instead of Trump.

President Trump - We are Witnesses of a Turn of an Era (tags)

Trump manageed to stage himself as a candidate who waged a crusade against the political establishment. Does politics only give more to the top 1% and lose sight of the remaining 99%. Insulting voters is not competence.

Rethinking Economic Policy! (tags)

The economic crisis calls for social-democratic answers. The fading mass purchasing power (in Germany) is due to the increasing inequality of income and wealth. Deregulation promotes social problems like precariousness and greater income inequality.

The Descent Society (tags)

A society of social descent, precariouisness and polarization has emerged out of the society of ascent and social integration. The modern age continues developing but backward. The social state, is a de-commodifying institution since it socializes risks.

Low Taxes is an Act of Desperation (tags)

A low business tax can be counter-productive if a deadbeat infrastructure arises through lower state revenues. Lowering business tax rates leads first to enormous budget holes. Employees will bear this burden at the end.

Democracy and the Uncanny Power of Money (tags)

Growing inequality is the greatest political problem of our time. Governments are often only actors or puppets of an anonymous regime for the benefit of the privileged where the interests of simple people do not count.

Manipulation of Public Opinion (tags)

Timocracy-rule of the propertied-threatens to replace democracy. The large majority is blocked from political participation and from forming their social future-unlike what was intended in the model of the majority principle in democracy.

Ethics and the Profit System: Global Change of Values Necessary (tags)

Profit-making is not profit-maximizing. From the magic word profit-mongering is derived the absurd unequal distribution of wealth, cheating of consumers, the exploitation of workers and ultimately the abolition of democracy. An invisible hand makes business profit into common good

Stalingrad Children Receive Guided Tour Through Pyongyang (tags)

A delegation from Germany was taken today on a city trip encompassing Chollima Gardens, Songun Monument and Tower of the Juche Ideology, before receiving a speech at the World War History Museum. Participating were seniors who had experienced the war or its aftermath as children, and coming for an update to learn what they missed in national schools, as well as party and administrative officials. Participants took group pictures, laid wreaths and gave speeches.

The Shortwave Report 08/26/16 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio.

Social Inequality in the Descent Society (tags)

The elevator effect is not true any more. This changed from the 1990s. People no longer move up together. A society of descent, precariousness and polarization has come ou9t of the society of social ascent. Ascents and descents have a collective and an individual dimension.

The Shortwave Report 06/03/16 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.

The Shortwave Report 05/06/16 Listen Globally! (tags)

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Bombing Strengthens the Islamic State (tags)

The attempts to stop Islamic terror through military actions in Afghanistan and Iraq have brought about the opposite. These attempts destabilized societies in those countries, promoted terror and triggered great streams of refugees. So the policy of the West bears a joint responsibility.

The Rich are the True Social Parasites (tags)

In the past, social events and revolts shaped a generation. That changed in the 1990s. Identity is drawn from the consumption of brands. Therefore the public longing today is for better products and no longer for a better world.

No to Racism and War! (tags)

We must give good and equal chances to youth for education and training instead of hate campaigns and general suspicion. The "war on terror" has taken the lives of more than a million persons and destroyed whole societies. Whoever wants to fight IS must battle against the imperialist wars.

Memorandum 2015 (tags)

For 40 years, the Bremen study group has published memorandums. The council of experts promoted the profits of businesses, not aggregate economic demand. Mass unemployment surpassed the 5 million mark because of neoliberal structural reforms.

A Reminder of Nazi Germany: USA is a Nation of Traitors (tags)

See the similarities between Nazi Germany and today's USA by reading my reports.

Unconditional Basic Income Raises the Right Questions (tags)

In the basic income society, work is what one wants, not what one must. Work is the contribution I make, not the obligation I meet to survive..."Alone I can become free but I cannot become free alone. The drama of becoming free is a social drama" (Swiss philosopher Stefan Brotbeck)

USA Overthrown from Within (tags)

See how the USA has in fact been methodically transformed from a constitutional governement to a fascist state by fbi/cia.

The Shortwave Report 10/09/15 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, Spanish National Radio, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba.

State Indebtedness: The Beloved Enemy (tags)

"The slow one now will later be fast as the present now will later be fast." The state unlike the Swabian housewife can become indebted to invest in a more social and more human future. All personal and corporate profit depends on state investment in roads, schools, food safety etc.

Neglect of Public Housing (tags)

Crisis and chance are represented by the same Chinese letter. Big US and German cities have sold off public housing to gain revenue. The Federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit program has financed 2-3 million units. The state is obligated to protect from the brutal market.

Unwanted Refugees: EU Countries Block Borders (tags)

anti-war

The Middle Class Abolishes itself (tags)

Middle class citizens with a little wealth who invested this on the stock exchange are responsible for certain jobs becoming more and more precarious... Many economists claim market forces regulate themselves and society doesn't need to intervene.

The Shortwave Report 08/28/15 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Spanish National Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK World Radio Japan, and Radio Havana Cuba.

Thomas Piketty: Germany has never repaid its debts. It has no right to lecture Greece (tags)

Conservatives, especially in Germany, are about to destroy Europe and the European idea, all because of their shocking ignorance of history... Germany is really the single best example of a country that, throughout its history, has never repaid its external debt.

Atomic Bombs or Democracy (tags)

The atomic bomb reveals the totalitarian element latent to human existence. Our species is marked by the ability to impose the universal death penalty on itself.. War thinking devours most resources of the world and is resistant against experiential knowledge.

Greek Rape and Pillage Bailout Deal: Germany Wants More (tags)

Greece

Tormenting Greece is about sending a message (tags)

Many of Germany’s leading thinkers, from Günter Grass to Jürgen Habermas, have issued similar warnings... The generation now in power in Germany seems to have forgotten everything. It is now not even a case of being “first among equals” – Germany is first in a new Europe of unequals.

Tsipras Banishing Ministers Opposing His Sellout (tags)

Greece

Planned US Coup in Greece? (tags)

Greece

G-7 Summit: Russia Bashing Featured (tags)

G-7

At G7 Summit Trade and Debt Policies Take Center Stage; Bishops Call on G7 to Enact Global (tags)

G7, Jubilee USA Network, Debt

G7 Finance Ministers Focus on Growth in Face of High Debt (tags)

Washington DC - G7 finance ministers gather in Dresden, Germany, to discuss promoting "sustainable growth" in the face of growing global debt. US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is among the ministers gathering. The meeting takes place amid debt crises in the Eurozone and the developing world. The ministers meet after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reported slow economic growth and increased debt burdens during the IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings. "‎It's impossible to experience sustainable growth, when wealthy and poor countries are struggling with unsustainable debts," stated Eric LeCompte, Executive Director of Jubilee USA Network, who is in Dresden for the meetings. The finance ministers gathered in Dresden include Joe Oliver of Canada, Michel Sapin of France, Wolfgang Schäuble of Germany, Pier Carlo Padoan of Italy, Taro Aso of Japan, George Osborne of the United Kingdom and Jacob Lew of the United States. Jubilee USA joined Jubilee Germany in Dresden for several G7 outreach events organized on the growing debt crisis.

fbi/Gestapo (tags)

See clear and convincing evidence of the overthrow of the US government by the intel and police communities and the simultaneous imposition of a Nazi type regime now in command by order of the fbi.

Fast Track, TPP and TTIP Should Be Scrapped! (tags)

How scandalous that communities and states should lose sovereignty to corporations! In the TTIP, corporations can sue states for lost profits. Public interest legislation can be called a trade barrier or indirect expropriation.

The Shortwave Report 03/20/15 Listen Globally! (tags)

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The Shortwave Report 2/13/15 Listen Globally! (tags)

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Kiev's Junta: Talking Peace, Waging War (tags)

Ukraine

TTIP: Redistribution of Power, not Free Trade (tags)

The TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership agreement) involves the redistribution of power away from the parliaments and to the executive and its unelected lobbyists. The TTIP does not involve freedom of trade.

Public Funds Brought Smart Phones (tags)

All personal achievement would have been impossible without state investment in roads, schools, hospitals, airwaves, health and food safety. The state share is completely faded out in the conventional story about business history.

Ways out of Capitalism (tags)

This introduction to Tomasz Konicz' "On the Search for Alternatives to the Permanent Capitalist Crisis" (2014) is translated from the German. Empire could be replaced by republic as excess could be replaced by access and more by enough Capitalist contradictions/dislocations are signs.

Nicht to War in Europe (tags)

anti-war

Victory of the Economy over Democracy and the Constitutional State (tags)

The person exists as an end-in-him/herself and not merely as a means... On the other hand, the principle of the worldwide market economy is based on treating persons and their needs as means to the end of profit realization.

US Army Withheld Promise From Germany Not To Weaponize Ebola Samples (tags)

Dr Leonard Horowitz reported that the CIA gave 1 billion dollars to Battelle of Tennessee to develop weaponized anthrax. Now Citizens For Legitimate Govt. has passed along a story that the US Army withheld promise from Germany that Ebola virus wouldn't be weaponized if samples sent

NATO Expands, not Russia (tags)

For me the root of the present conflict lies in this decision of NATO that was dangerous and wrong...The simple technique is followed: demonizing the adversary, fomenting chaos and covering up one's own violence.

Christian Zionism: The Heresy that Undermines Middle East Peace (tags)

One of the major obstacles to peace between Palestinians and Israelis is the dogma of Christian Zionism. The current leader of Christians United for Israel (CUFI) is Rev. John Hagee of the Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, TX. Followers of Hagee and CUFI are strong supporters of the military-industrial complex that profits from perpetual warfare. When any peace process between Palestine and Israel is possible, it is Hagee and his followers that are first to oppose and derail potentials for peace. The CUFI supporters reside farthest from the conflict that claims lives on both sides yet are always clamoring for more attacks on Palestinian people, knowing the bloodshed will continue in endless cycles of retaliation.

Memorandum 2014 (tags)

Both Germany and the US follow an economic policy without enlightenment. Slight economic stimulation will not solve problems of mass unemployment and corporate welfare. Tax evasion of corporations and tax cuts for the super-rich lead to suffering and a revenue crisis.

Free Trade Agreement: Special Rights for Corporations (tags)

The TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) gives corporations the right to sue sovereign states for lost profits and endangers public sector jobs and social and environmental protections

Competitiveness (tags)

A term becomes a myth; the myth becomes a religion. We are all conditioned by the misguided use of terms and connections so a way of looking at things seems absurd. The German economy acts like a bulldozer rather than a locomotive.

Reoccupation of the Hambach Forest in Germany (tags)

Struggle against megalomaniac energy provider RWE and the biggest human-made hole of europe.

On National Democracy (tags)

The concept of National Democracy aims to overthrow feudalism and achieve independence from colonialism.

Fascism's Ugly Face in Ukraine (tags)

Ukraine

The Left Must Be Ecological (tags)

Nature is our partner and the basis of future survival, not an external, free good or sink. Building a pipeline means abandoning a decent infrastructure. Are people really happy or have they become a little fatalistic?

The Shortwave Report 02/07/14 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK World Radio Japan, and the Voice of Russia.

Militarism in Germany (tags)

Germany

Alternative Trade Mandate, 20pp (tags)

Trade needs a new vision and should serve the public interest, communities, farmers, workers and the poor, and not only corporate profit interests. Communities should have the right to food sovereignty and to protect themselves from the ravages of financial deregulation & GMOs.

Neoliberal Rollback (tags)

Both Germany and the US seem locked into unsustainable models. The Alternative Economic Policy study group has been publishing memorandums for 20 years urging a radical change of course: qualitative growth, expansion of public sector and reducing working hours.

Promised Land Disenchantment (tags)

Israel

The Shortwave Report 01/17/14 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, NHK World Radio Japan, the Voice of Russia, and Spanish National Radio.

Wars against Terror (tags)

"You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake" (Jeanette Rankin). "Every war has two losers" (William Stafford). "You can make fish soup out of an aquarium but can't make an aquarium out of fish soup" (Polish proverb).

Seven Good Reasons for a More Just Tax Policy (tags)

In the US, the top tax rate was over 70% from 1938 to 1982. Reagan cut the top rate to 35% and changed taxation from corporate to individual leading to exploding inequality and generalized insecurity. Taxation, investment, labor market, trade and distribution policies must change.

Merkel in NSA's Crosshairs (tags)

NSA

From Summit to Summit: Lost Generation and Lost Decade (tags)

Neoliberal economic thinking explains unemployment as a balance phenomenon with only supply-side causes: poorly trained, wrong place, excessive wage demands and an overly generous social state.. Youth unemployment of 30 or 60% is a catastrophe.

Who is System Relevant - Banks or the People? (tags)

We are experiencing the most brutal form of the neoliberal credo since the financial crisis: privatization of profits and socialization of losses. EU crisis policy bails out banks and drives the population into misery. We must change direction. We need a change of paradigms in policy.

Britain, France, Germany and Israel Lie for Obama (tags)

Syria

Alternatives to Stagnation and Depression (tags)

Politics has fought the symptoms of the great crisis with banking- and economic packages while its systemic causes remain untouched… The hardest phase of the great crisis is ahead of us, not behind us. All sectors try to safeguard their position through spending cuts...

Lobbyism: The Erosion of Democracy (tags)

The developments of the last decades point in a dangerous direction. Democracy threatens to become an empty husk with formal demands for democratic decisions while the contents are defined by tiny elite circles (catchword “post-democracy”). A living democracy is vital.

Stasi's New Incarnation (tags)

police state

Quelle Surprise: NSA Spies on Europe (tags)

police state

"This is a Cold Putsch Against the Constitution" (tags)

Sahra Wagenknecht, co-vice president of DIE LINKE (The Left Party) in Germany, is the author of many books and articles on economic justice, the financial transactions tax and creative socialism.

10 Theses about the Crisis: Ingo Schulze (tags)

German novelist Ingo Schulze's 2012 "Our Beautiful New Clothes" explains how we have accepted the form without the substance of democracy. People accepted the emperor's new clothes until a child cried "but he has nothing on." Maybe Hans Christian Anderson can help us.

Society of the Few (tags)

People still believe in the “faster, higher and bigger.” This fiction is maintained through over-chemicalization, over-technization, genetic manipulation or simply bribery of the judges. People lie to themselves.

Neoliberalism as a Variety of Social Darwinism: Ten Million More Unemployed (tags)

Social cuts are a danger for democracy..When fear of social descent or collapse seizes the middle class, the danger grows that exclusion-ideologies may gain acceptance like racism, nationalism or social Darwinism..The economic future is given away on the altar of an ideology that raises location competition to the leitmotif of political-economic policy.

30 Hour Work Week (tags)

Reduced working hours is the only logically and historically consistent answer to the annual productivity increases that are above the real growth rates of the economy and without reduced working hours lead to a decline of work volume and unemployment.

Tax Evasion and the Social State (tags)

The good social state invests in the social, in the education of children of the new lower classes... Taxes is the price we pay for a civilized society (Oliver Wendell Holmes).. The state share must increase in a developed society since ever greater demands are made on the state.

"We need a new economic balance" (tags)

If the US removed the cap on social security taxes, public spirit and generational fairness would return to the states. At present, there is a cap at $106K. If you make $4 million, you only pay social security tax on the first $106K.

Economic Straight Talk (tags)

class war

Israel: Heading for a Political Cliff? (tags)

Israel

U.N. Vote on Palestinian Recognition Blocked by U.S., Israel and Germany (tags)

The right wing government of Germany under Chancellor Angela Merkel has made the unfortunate choice to side with the U.S. and Israel in blocking Palestinian recognition in the upcoming United Nations vote. However France, Spain, U.K. and many other nations are going to act with ethics to support Palestinian statehood instead of caving in to the imperialist whims of U.S. and Israeli pressures to maintain their state sanctioned apartheid and discrimination against the Palestinian people.

The Cup (R)money passes us (tags)

Remember the neoliberalism of Reaganomics was an ideology that is carried out from America in Germany-with all its consequences from deregulation of the banking sector and the labor market and the change from the market economy to market society up to rule of the financial sector.

Nobel Hypocrisy Wins Again (tags)

sham

Another Road for Europe (tags)

Europe is in crisis because it has been hijacked by neoliberalism and finance. Along the road to another Europe, visions of change, protest and alternatives have to be woven into a common framework. Finance should be prevented from destroying the economy.

The Social State: A Wondrous Promise (tags)

The social state is an instrument of social pacification. It was a reaction to the extreme social and political dislocations. While Europe sank into chaos and fascism, Roosevelt developed the social state in the US that was exported after the war to Western Europe.

On the Solutions of Liberal Economists (tags)

The crisis has shaken economics to its foundations. The neoliberal mainstream has lost its support; economists alternate between self-doubt and arrogance. Once they believed in the rationality of economic actors and markets and the notion that financial management exists to serve the real economy.

Saving a Failed System (tags)

class war

Syrian False Flag Planned? (tags)

anti-war

The Extremist Society (tags)

"The barbaric core of capitalist socialization is on full display in the present system crisis. The propagandists of totalitarian economism come in the mask of democrats. Economic-profitability thinking is imposed on society. Our society has long been viewed as a business."

Democracy in Crisis: The Terror of the Economy is a Danger to Democracy (tags)

There is a powerful crisis dynamic that is stronger than the will of the sovereign and its democratic institutions. When capital relations fall into crisis, everything can be instrumentalized: the basic law, democracy, human rights and human life. Economic pressure creates extremism of middle.

Bazooka Economics (tags)

class war

The Shortwave Report 8/03/12 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, China Radio International, the Voice Of Russia, and Spanish National Radio.

Summit Fatigue (tags)

class war

Europe in Crisis (tags)

class war

The Loss of Respect of the Economic Elite is Enormous (tags)

The embedding of the market and the economy in the civil society is the challenge of the 21st century. Tax shelters or havens must be closed. The wealthiest 400 Americans have more wealth than 150 million people. Time for Plan B, alternative economics and reduced working hours!

Millionaire's Tax is the Best Debt Brake (tags)

Sahra Wagenknecht is a leader of the Left party, Die Linke, in the German Bundestag and author of "Freedom instead of Capitalism." Learning from other cultures is a strength, not a weakness. The University of British Columbia had a tuition freeze for 6 or 7 years and kept tuition at $2300.

Gunter Grass Addresses Israel's Nuclear Threat (tags)

Israel

German pirates set sail for change (tags)

Direct democracy storms parliaments

The Systemic Causes of the Crisis (tags)

The crisis is 30 years old, not 4 years old. The causes of the crisis can be found in the real goods-producing economy, not in the financial markets. The wildly proliferating financial markets did not drag the industry into crisis but kept alive the industry through credit-financed demand.

Medrciless Samaritans and 10 Causes of the Crisis (tags)

"There is no society. There are only individual men and women," said Margaret Thatcher. Margaret Thatcher, the former British Prime Minister, had a great share in the crisis in which Europe, capitalism and democracy find themselves.

Readying the Greek Corpse for Burial (tags)

class war

The Naked P{rophets (tags)

Economics' sharpest critics regard it as an auxiliary science of astrology, a sect that sings its same little song. Classical authors like John Kenneth Galbraith are finally rediscovered. Exactness is impossible. The coming generation should be protected from mono-cultural ideology

The Rule of Supply-Side Economists (tags)

Supply-side economists dominate wherever one looks in politics, economics and the media. That wages and salaries are not onl.y costs but also demand usually doesn't interest supply-side economists.

Nazi USA's military displays Nazi Germany's SS flag (tags)

Proudly displaying the flag of the Nazi SS, the extermination squad of Nazi Germany, with the American flag, the US Marines posed and were photographed at http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/afghanistan/9073459/US-Marines-posed-with-banner-of-Nazi-SS.html

Dominant Economy Pretends Its Breakdown Was Unforeseeable (tags)

The consensus of the past two decades on how the macro-economy functions is shattered. The breakdown of the dominant economy is a consequence of the financial crisis, the "great shock."

Capitalism Doesn't Need Democracy (tags)

The minority of a minority have seriously damaged the public interest for personal enrichment. The community itself is culpable for not resisting its plundering.and choosing representatives that defend its interests.

Justice Before Efficiency (tags)

The market economy must be bound to the principles of a fully-developed civil society. More is involved than a belated redistribution. A citizen is basically a social being. To overcome feudalism, precedence must be given to human- and civil rights over the power based on property.

Europe in Disarray (tags)

class war

Alternative for the Euro Zone (tags)

In a new study, leftist economists from a dozen EU countries criticize the policy of the German government in the Euro crisis. Its analysis and the proposed solutions are wrong. The state deficits are not the cause of the crisis. The financial crisis caused the state deficits.

Europe Lays an Egg (tags)

class war

Wrecking Europe to Fix It (tags)

class war

Bailouts, Bondage and Political Bankruptcy (tags)

class war

At Risk Eurozone Sovereign Credit Ratings (tags)

Eurozone

Spreading Eurozone Contagion (tags)

class war

Christian Wulff's Opening Speech (tags)

Christian Wulff, president of Germany, spoke at an economics conference in Lindau, Germany on August 24, 2011. The mild-mannered president deplored the violations of the coming generation. Angela Merkel also speaks with passion against the banks.

Deepening Debt Contagion (tags)

economy

Occupy World - The Protest Against the Financial System Intensifies (tags)

Since the beginning of the financial crisis, governments from Berlin to Washington solemnly vowed to regulate the financial system more strongly, close the casino on the financial markets and call to account financially the speculators.for their inflicted damage. Deeds did not follow.

Troubled Eurozone Finance Capital (tags)

economy

Despite Shooting Incident Pope Celebrates Mass (tags)

The Vatican was undeterred by an incident earlier in the day in the eastern city of Erfurt on the edge of the security zone in which a man fired an air gun at a security guard about an hour before a papal Mass.

With PPP, Public Treasuries are Plundered (tags)

According to the neoliberal myth, higher profits lead to increased investments and more jobs. In truth, investments have declined in this decade. Corporations used their profits to speculate on foreign currencies and buy back their own stock. Crises are chances to rethink private and public.

Colonizing Libya by Military, Financial, Political and Propaganda Terrorism (tags)

anti-war

The Shortwave Report 04/22 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Japan, Germany, Cuba, and Russia.

Renewable Energy is a Reality and not a Vision (tags)

Germany gains more energy from solar technology than Japan gains from all its nuclear reactions. Development in this area occurred much faster in the last years than many expected. Ten years ago no one would have believed we would gain 17% of our supply from renewables.

The Shortwave Report 03/25 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. Japan, Germany, Cuba, and Russia.

Why Germany Must End its Deployment in Afghanistan: A War Built on Four Lies (tags)

The war in Afghanistan is based on four lies, including the premise that NATO allies are there to fight international terrorism, writes conservative ex-parliamentarian Jürgen Todenhöfer. It's time to end Germany's military engagement, he argues.

The Shortwave Report 03/11 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Spain, Germany, Cuba, and Russia.

The Shortwave Report 01/07 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Spain, Cuba, and Germany. 

"THE JEWS IN PALESTINE, 1938" (tags)

IT IS WRONG AND INHUMAN TO IMPOSE THE JEWS ON THE ARABS [in Palestine]. WHAT IS GOING ON IN PALESTINE TODAY CANNOT BE JUSTIFIED BY ANY MORAL CODE OF CONDUCT. ... Surely IT WOULD BE A CRIME AGAINST HUMANITY... ... BUT ACCORDING TO THE ACCEPTED CANONS OF RIGHT AND WRONG, NOTHING CAN BE SAID AGAINST THE ARAB RESISTANCE [in Palestine] IN THE FACE OF OVERWHELMING ODDS. LET THE JEWS WHO CLAIM TO BE THE CHOSEN RACE PROVE THEIR TITLE BY CHOOSING THE WAY OF NON-VIOLENCE FOR VINDICATING THEIR POSITION ON EARTH. ... HE CAN COMMAND THE ATTENTION AND RESPECT OF THE WORLD BY BEING THE CHOSEN CREATION OF GOD, INSTEAD OF SINKING TO THE BRUTE WHO IS FORSAKEN BY GOD.

The Shortwave Report 11/19 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Germany, Cuba, and Russia. 

The Shortwave Report 11/12 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Germany, Cuba, and Russia. 

The Shortwave Report 11/05 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Germany, Cuba, and Russia. 

BRAZILIAN ECONOMY AFTER THE AMERICAN CRISIS (tags)

Americans can see it and to imitate Brazilians. We didn't care.

The Shortwave Report 08/27 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Germany, Cuba, and Russia. 

THE BANAL EVIL PRACTICED BY THE AMERICANS (tags)

We make good things even when we practiced the evil in a banal way - the Americans say. Should we believe in them?

Preparations for a Hit against Iran: Stopping Israel’s Next War (tags)

"Subjectively, the time could not be more propitious for a concerted international drive to force a transformation in Tel Aviv. Israel’s standing in the world has been vanishing like snow under a hot spring sun, as even President Peres was forced to recognize. Israeli diplomats no longer feel free to travel abroad, fearing that international arrest warrants might be slapped on them as perpetrators of war crimes committed during the Gaza war. As reported in the March 15 Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, the Israeli government has launched a desperate public relations campaign, through a website for “Public Diplomacy and the Diaspora,” aimed at preparing Israelis to project a positive image of their country while travelling abroad. If citizens have to study government-issued brochures handed out at the airport, to learn how to defend the reputation of Israel, then the moral crisis the country has entered is quicksand."

Greed, the Corrupt System and Shadow Banking (tags)

A sudden change of thought patterns has occurred. For thirty years, the dogmas were in effect: trust in the self-healing powers of the market, the sleek state is the best of all possible states and economic policy will be unnecessary if the central banks fights inflation.

Lessons from the Crisis (tags)

Governments are extorted by multinational corporations. Those who made massive profits with bank business must now answer for the losses. The taxpayer may not pay for their crises. If control is not exercised by politics, banks will become absolute rulers with a state guarantee.

The Earth Has a Fever (tags)

Worldwide 136 cities of millions at the coasts are directly endangered by the rising sea level.. The president cannot win a two-front war against the conservatives.. Over 100 German regions resolved to be completely renewable by 2025.

Germany: The Berlin Wall & Kristallnacht (tags)

Imperialist USA is making much of the 20th anniversary of the end of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989, the eve of the 71st anniversary of Kristallnacht, November 10, 1938, the latter being when the Nazis promoted a reign of terror against Jews, rounding up most who still remained in Nazi Germany, including this writer's grandfather, a 58 year old man in a wheelchair. Where was the US when the Nazis aided Fascist Franco in Spain in 1936 when fascism could have been stopped easily? And how does Germany compare to the backward USA today?

What is "Neoliberal"? (tags)

Building community centers could be a way to learn from O Canada and break from the false religion of the market and profit. When the market and competition are made absolute, they become idols. CEOs are called job creators and workers "cost-factors."

Germany: The Calm Before the Storm (tags)

"The Left must become a catalyst of resistance to the crisis in order to gain strength. Impoverishment does not make anyone enlightened. Despair and anger do not necessarily lead to progressivism. People may be just as likely to give up...."

The Crisis of Speculative Capitalism (tags)

The bubble bursts when debtors cannot pay and a bankruptcy crisis develops at the end.. The illusion of the stock exchange as a roulette with guaranteed permanent profits burst with the New Economy bubble..Only the worldwide regulation of the financial markets can avert their collapse.

Reviewing Ellen Brown's "Web of Debt:" - Part III (tags)

Federal Reserve plunder Part III

The Vacuum of World Trade Breaks Down (tags)

The unbridled free market was an illusion that gave free rein to greed and speculation and the dominance of the financial markets. Shareholder value made the profits of shareholders absolute and set short-term gain over long-term necessity.

GERMANY: Notes on Neoliberalism (tags)

"The neoliberal revolution was the product of an historical development, a reaction to changed circumstances. In its course, many western states in the 1970s and 1980s reordered the relation of state and private power.."

What Obama Could Learn From Germany (tags)

The United States is experiencing its worst crisis in decades. Obama is trying to fight it by preparing one gigantic economic stimulus program after the other. But the hangover is inevitable, and if the desired economic miracle doesn't materialize, it will be a massive one.

Is revolution brewing in America? (tags)

As things deteriorate around the globe economically Americans are starting to realize what a bad place they are finding themselves in and that Americans for the first time since the great depression are losing jobs at an alarming rate, losing their homes, savings and the way of life they have grown accustom to

The New Deal - in the US and Germany (tags)

A radical rethinking, a New Deal, is on the agenda. The worldwide depression can only be countered with stronger economic regulation, increased public spending and fiscal measures. This means an end to privatizations and rebuilding the essential infrastructure.

Orwellian Alert! British Crackdown Threatens Us All (tags)

“Free speech cannot be defended by silence”

Income Distribution is Perverse (tags)

Redistribution of income is central. Another economy is necessary in which people are more important than profit percentages. A shareholder value philosophy ruthlessly downsizes and closes plants in pursuit of maximum profit.

Munich Agreement papers declassified (tags)

The Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR in Russian abbreviation) has declassified archive materials related to the 1938 Munich Agreement, which triggered the most dramatic events of the 20th century.

America in Decline: Richard Sennett (tags)

In the race to the bottom, the worship of profit and the self-healing market, education, retraining workers, social mobility and intercultural learning fall by the wayside. School districts spend 600 times more for sports than for natural sciences. The US imports engineers and programmers.

Cold Peace-The US Missile Shield and its Consequences (tags)

The planned missile shield undermines the so-called second-strike capacity. It shifts the nuclear balance in favor of the US. The West gave the government in Moscow assurances after Russian troops withdrew from East Germany.

Excesses of Supply Theory (tags)

In Germany, the competitiveness of businesses is still set above strengthening domestic demand. Therefore Germany could skid into a recession. In the US, trickle-down economics, tax cuts benefiting the top 1% and military Keynesianism make the economic future ominous.

Obituaries: Walter Solomon Rothschild CIA Intelligence Officer (tags)

Walter Solomon Rothschild, 81, a Jewish refugee from prewar Germany who became a CIA agent, died of lung cancer March 8 at his home in Rockville.

Inequality and Equal Opportunity: A German Perspective (tags)

A fifth of Germans no longer believe the national economy is just. With false signals, false promises and false goals, politics kindles the feeling of injustice. The idea of equal opportunity turns out to be the grand delusion of Germany.

CEO Salaries and the Minimum Wage (tags)

"After the fall of the Berlin Wall, capitalism let its mask fall. Capitalism did not have to be social any more since socialism did not exist any longer as a counter-movement..Most economic leaders act irresponsibly today toward Europe's people and the future."

F. William Engdahl's "A Century of War" (tags)

An epic work on the importance of oil.

On the Anti-Democratic Character of Neoliberalism (tags)

Privatization, deregulation and cuts in social spending is the trinity of the free market, Naomi Klein explains. The consciou8s production of unemployment is anti-democratic. The conscious worsening of income- and assets distribution is anti-democratic.

The Power of Fossil (tags)

A redirection toward regenerative sources of energy is our ownly option. A conversion of energy production and a change of our way of life are indispensable. Energy autonomy is only possible with smaller units and democratic procedures of self-determined energy policy.

Fountainhead, Berlin Germany (tags)

An intercultural organization based in Berlin Germany.

Fountainhead, Berlin Germany (tags)

An intercultural organization based in Berlin Germany.

Another Economy is Possible (tags)

The world economy increasingly has the character of a plutonomy, a wealth economy where the rich appropriate an ever larger share of the social wealth. Imagine an economy that serves justice, peace and creation, where competition and cooperation coexist and the future is safeguarded

If GW Bush lies about Iraq, why trust him on 9/11? (tags)

Questions logic of trusting GW Bush regime's 9/11 commission report when the Bush cabal has lied about soooo much else during his terms in (s)elected office..

Top Tesla Assistant: Curious George (tags)

Some interesting Tesla history. And more.

NASA Nazis Awarded Sancuary in America (tags)

Let’s look at the history of the NASA agency.

The Neoliberal Catechism (tags)

Turning away from the state causes old age poverty and endangers life and limb.. The consequences of privatization are faded out in the US and Germany.. Defining freedom as only entrepreneurial freedom and freedom of capital can be easily veiled.

G8 in Germany: FIGHT AGAINST LIES! (tags)

G8 in Germany: FIGHT AGAINST LIES!

Do We Need a New Social System? (tags)

Only half of all employees today (in Germany) enjoy the old standard job.. The erosion of normal working conditions has been underway since the middle of the 1970s.. The basic income is the answer to the precariousness of working conditions.

Local Soldier, William "Tony" Farrar Jr., Killed in Iraq (tags)

William Farrar Jr. was killed Friday after an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. was driving the vehicle as part of a convoy patrolling an area in Iskandariyah, Iraq, about 30 miles south of Baghdad, according to his father and a Pentagon news release.

Basic Income Strengthens Workers' Negotiating Power (tags)

Basic income would be an effective instrument against the growing poverty, a kind of democracy package and a good vehicle for self-determined reduced working hours..Some leftists have a hard time because they follow a certain work fetishism

German anti-G8 Infotour in LA? (tags)

The German anti-G8 Infotour group is doing a 22 City USA Infotour. We have been unsuccessful finding a group in LA to host us, and unless we find one immediately, we will tour from San Diego to Seattle (+ East Coast) with no LA stop. We already have promo material and posters all ready to go to make this tour easy for you to host. It would be sad to miss LA, so please write us right away! Thanks, J Germany

More Employment through a Different Distribution (tags)

More employment comes through reduced working hours and public investments more than tax subsidies. The state has destroyed jobs. The global attack of neoliberalism has gravely damaged the democratic welfare state.

BTL:Human Rights Groups File War Crimes Charges in Germany Against... (tags)

...Rumsfeld, Gonzalez and Others~Interview with Michael Ratner, president of the Center for Constitutional Rights, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Every School as a Small Business (tags)

The Bertelsmann foundation reorganizes German schools according to market criteria. A privatization of the political is occurring worldwide today.. Bertelsmann keeps a tight reign on public libraries, schools and universities through performance standards and control instruments.

Israel attacks German Warship (tags)

The pilots mistook it for a nazi warship

The Voice of Freedom from Death Row (tags)

The real reason for his sentence is his advocacy for the voiceless.. A flight from truth occurs in the US and Germany, the truth about the causes of increasing impoverishment.. Mumia asks: Do you need protection from my voice or from your protectors?

Press Briefing Re: AGUSTÍN AGUAYO (tags)

Agustín Aguayo is a Conscientious Objector and War Resister who went AWOL on September 2, 2006, when his unit deployed for a second time from Germany to Iraq. Today he will be brought by military escort to Germany or to Kuwait

PHILIPPINES: The Killings Must Stop (tags)

This is a Statement by European Church and Civil Society Organisations regarding the recent upsurge of political killings in the Philippines.

Press Briefing Re: AGUSTÍN AGUAYO (tags)

PRESS BRIEFING With HELGA AGUAYO, Wife of Army Specialist AGUSTÍN AGUAYO, and Supporters Today he will be brought by military escort to Germany or to Kuwait to face prosecution by the Army.

AWOL SOLDIER TURNS HIMSELF IN (tags)

After refusing to return to Iraq for a second time, Army Specialist Agustin Aguayo turned himself in on Tuesday September 19, 2006 at the Fort Irwin Army Base near Barstow, California.

In the Spirit of Jaures and Luxemburg (tags)

Only a new type of conflict management can put a stop to the violence in the Middle East.. In 1914 there existed an inherited hostility between Germany and France.. The only question is how the never ending spiral of violence can be broken.

Asymmetry (tags)

A skillful foreign policy keeps options open and avoids falling into cul-de-sacs.. German Middle East policy is more than unskillful. It is a catastrophe for everyone, for Germany, Israel, Lebanon and the Palestinians.

The Politics of Pope Rat (tags)

Addressing an academic group assembled at his former university at Regensburg in his native Germany, Pope Benedict XVI launched into a mystifying homily against Islam. At the height of the diatribe, Pope Benedict quoted a medieval monarch who insulted Islam by stating that Islam was both "evil and inhuman."

When Criticism of Cluster Bombs is "Anti-Semitic" (tags)

It was after the 1982 invasion of Lebanon that U.S. Jews in significant numbers began open and trenchant criticisms of Israel. Chomsky's watershed "The Fateful Triangle" was published that year. Hopefully there will be even bigger shows of outrage this time around.

How Much Poverty Can a Society Endure? (tags)

Pretending that justice is possible with growing inequality is pure ideology. Distribu-tive justice is the key for a peaceful future.. Spending for the welfare state has not grown in Germany.

Bold Proclamations of Lebensraum (tags)

Tony Blair and Condoleeza Rice have recently made statements that suggest a view that is, essentially, genocidal in nature. In so doing, they have stripped away their saccrine masks of democracy and apple pie, exposing themselves for the lizards they are.

Germany joins US, British, Israeli axis of aggression (tags)

Last Sunday, German government spokesman Ulrich William spoke on behalf of the chancellor, Angela Merkel (Christian Democratic Union—CDU), and expressed Merkel’s “great regret and deep sadness over the consequences of the Israeli air raid on Qana.” Two days later, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (Social Democratic Party—SPD) began an interview in the Süddeutsche Zeitung with the words: “What took place on Sunday in Qana was appalling. The large number of civilian victims of the Israeli air raid is terrible and unacceptable.”

Honey heals wounds faster than antibiotics (tags)

A new study into an ancient remedy now proves that honey helps the treatment of some wounds better than most modern antibiotics.

Targeted Arson (tags)

The dominant policy only knows the language of violence. Whoever tries solving problems with violence only produces more violence.. A war against terror is not waged. This is a war against a whole people.

Nazis and Neo-Cons: compare and contrast (tags)

It’s not uncommon to hear a left-leaning person denounce the Bush administration with a barrage of Nazi-related epithets. The slurs are typically blurted out in anger with little thought to evidence or validity. In fact, whenever analogies are made linking a person or current event to either the Nazis or Holocaust, accusatory responses of “exaggeration” and “slander” are usually justified; it is indeed immature to randomly compare anything to the machine of Nazism that took the innocent lives of so many. While taking this into full consideration, the following is nevertheless an attempt to make some unpleasant connections.

Willy Brandt's Norwegian Exile (tags)

Willy Brandt warned against identifying National Socialism with the people of Germany. "Hitler is not Germany" was an article from September 1938.. "Socialism must be built on freedom and democracy if it deserves its name."

Break the Neoliberal Hegemony! (tags)

This call to a new LEFT party in Germany could give hope to all who yearn for social justice and structural/systemic corrections. While corporate profits and assets incomes set new records, wages, unemployment benefits and pensions are cut.

Mr (tags)

Re: (Re: Soccer World Cup 2006 in Germany / Interpol / Koeberg Nuclear Power Plant / 16 th June Soweto Day/Youth Day / Steve Biko Day)

Unilateralism is Over. Resistance Grows. (tags)

The US government saw itself forced to climb down in two central foreign policy questions. Washington's efforts to completely cut off Palestinian authority's money supply were stopped. In the Iraq question, Bush was manoevered offside in the Security Council.

Worldwide Wars and Anti-Military Options (tags)

The author suggersts three reasons for the nerve-wracking calm in Germany: 1) objective and very cruel mass unemployment, 2) self-stigmatization and 3) people don't think there is anything to share. At the end he urgers: Be IMI-Instinctively Mainstream Ignoring.

Europe’s ‘Green’ militarists (tags)

The days when the German Green Party opposed international military operations by Germany’s armed forces, or at least criticized them, have long since passed. After seven years in government, the party has returned to the opposition benches, but it has by no means returned to its former pacifist positions. The Greens are among the most avid proponents of a German military mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, one that could easily become the most extensive and dangerous foreign operation conducted by German soldiers since World War II.

German 'Robin Hoods' Give Poor a Taste of the High Life (tags)

A GANG of anarchist Robin Hood-style thieves, who dress as superheroes and steal expensive food from exclusive restaurants and delicatessens to give to the poor, are being hunted by police in the German city of Hamburg.

The Price of Growth (tags)

In "1984," George Orwell warned that war would become a domestic necessity to divert the people from economic contradictions. Inequality may promote productivity but also undermines public spirit and social ochesion

The Contradictions are our Hope (tags)

Multilateral trade agreements-like the WTO-are not per se something good, especially when they only codify the rules of the rich. Until trade policy changes, massive changes of social hierarchies of power are necessary Th WTO is undemocratic and unjust.

Banking on Our Ignorance: A holocaust denier is taken on by his cousin (tags)

The more ignorant or unfamiliar you are with and about statecraft, the easier people who want to perpetuate war can manipulate you. So committments to war or peace or radical sanity take form, and an intensifying radical's radical dialogue "becomes" between two persons who like each other at face value (and some years of background history). This communication may be instructive for those who want to better understand aggression and its rationalizations in order to ju-jitsu the worst of what happens when beliefs are allowed to bear the ugly fruits of perpetual war.

Against the Liberal Instrumentalization of Auschwitz (tags)

Auschwitz becomes the pretext for diverse atrocities, the incentive for preventing what is worse..Auschwitz has become an export-hit.. Language, truth, community and logic are threatened when offense becomes defense and ends justify means.

The Tax State in the Globalization Trap (tags)

The middle class cannot do what corporations do..German corporations pay little corporation tax; their share amounts to 2.6% of all taxes. For decades, they even received more subsidies than the profit taxes paid in Germany. Corporate enrichment in the US leads to state deficits and social cuts.

Memorandum 2005: Alternative Economic Policy (tags)

In Germany and the US, the corporation is often stylized as the suffering servant. The market is made sacrosanct; all problems are defined as interferencs with the market. Profits soar and investments fall. Corporations pay increasingly less tax.

The Most Dangerous Double Standard in the Middle East (tags)

Iran and Israel: Ambiguous Nuclear Weapons At present, there is only one country in the Middle East with "secret" and ambiguous stockpiles of nuclear weapons. (full references and links at bottom)

News Junkie Scott's Blog (11/23/05) (tags)

Iraqi families living on rotting garbage dumps.

Paul Samuelson Attacks a Dogma (tags)

The best-known economist of the world doubts that shifting services to india and buying cheap goods from China bring advantages to Americans when the income of workers falls through foreign competition. The rich North will lose its monopoly profits under the conditions of globalization.

Is Work a Basic Social Right? (tags)

"Hard work including persuasive work is necessary so the ruled free themselves from the worries of the rulers and then become the rulers themsevles."

"Prison for Everyone" (tags)

"The children began to create their own worlds. The imagination is like a muscle that has to be constantly trained. The imagination atrophies through media saturation.

Shareholder Value (tags)

Since unemployment has reached an unparalleled dimension under the combination of increased productivity, global wage dumping, weakened unions and non-existent system competition, I prefer a radical redistribution of work and income.

"The Market Has No Heart": Paul Samuelson (tags)

A post-Katrina economics must emphasize parallel worlds, solidarity and human dignity to safeguard long-term necessities and creativity. If all countries only become more competitive, mass unemployment will result. What is public must remain public.

October 1st - Neo-Nazi March in Leipzig, Germany Stopped! (tags)

The Hamburg-based Neo-Nazi leader Christian Worch registered a demonstration for the 1st of October in the city of Leipzig, Germany. His troop of 150 supporters barely managed to make it to the starting point of their demonstration. Due to a successful blockade of the starting intersection by 800-1,000 Antifas (anti-fascists), the police sent the Nazis packing after four hours of waiting in the rain.

The Real Story: Germans Reject Thatcherism and Being US Puppets (tags)

American media reports speak of a loss for Germany’s socialists and of a more pro-business Germany, but the voters of Europe’s biggest state actually stood solidly for a progressive, caring socio-political system and for a foreign policy that doesn’t follow in lockstep behind Washington.

A Second Economy: Overcoming the Hurricane of Unemployment (tags)

"One of the problems since the so-called turn of 1989 is that the market is regarded as an ultimate natural law. The whole world was required to transform their economies into market economies.."

The Wavering State (tags)

"How can the state finance itself in times of worldwide competition without damaging the national econmy? How can it find the old strength without creating new poverty?.. There is no system-conforming way out of this vicious circle.."

Theses on Domination and Barbarism (tags)

"The policy of scapegoats in Germany and elsewhere devours the liberal foundations of society little by little and produces tears in the fundamentals of demcoracy.. A counterpart could be a new social contract for the 21st century.."

60 Years Ago Dietrich Bonhoeffer was Murdered (tags)

"Translated in nearly all the languages of the world, Bonhoeffer's texts encourage liberating the Bible from the godless bonds of fundamentalist interpretations and protesting increasingly perfect weapons.."

Pew Poll - The radioactive image of the US (tags)

Anybody you know? The US and it's global War of Terror: In a group of 251 soldiers from a study in Mississippi who had all had normal babies before the 1991 Gulf War, 67 percent of their post-war babies were born with severe birth defects.*

Capital and Labor: Deeds Must Follow Criticism (tags)

A new balance between capital- and labor income is necessary. Unfortunately the opposite is happening. The constant lowering of capital taxation in Germany fans the European tax lowering competition. The public infrastructure deteriorates.

Abundance and Scarcity (tags)

The demand for a basic income attacks one of the basic pillars of the capitalist society:the notion that only persons who work may eat. Every person on this earth has a right to share in socvial life and wealth only because he or she exists as a person.

Mr. Greenspan and the German Way (tags)

Greenspan's dilemma is that interest rates must rise to reduce the trade deficit ($617B in 2004) and keep foreign investors ($2B a day) though this could burst the real estate bubble and raise consumer prices. US prosperity is a credit-b ased prosperity.

NWO Routed (tags)

French and Dutch Patriots Rout the New World Order

Freedom according to the Stock Market (Gunter Grass) (tags)

"Our freely elected delegates are not free int heir decisions..Profit maximization is passed off as a basic value instead of the social obligation of property..Democracy perishes, not the state.."

On Dietrich Bonhoeffer (tags)

Dietrich Bonhoeffer,t he highest name in Germany, was put to death in the Flossen-berg concentration camp on April 9, 1945. In extreme situations, the question how a future generation can live is primary, not how one can come out the affair blamelessly.

"The Economy has Taken the State Hostage" (tags)

The economy has taken the state hostage and its power as a global player. Businessmen do not pay any taxes and demand fresh ransom money like every other extortioner.

International Day of Solidarity with anarchists on trial in Germany (tags)

This week saw an international day of solidarity actions with the Aachen 4. The so-called Aachen 4 are anarchists from Spain (who escaped from prison there after many years in the F.I.E.S high security isolation units)and Belgium, accused of bank robberies in Germany and currently on trial in Aachen,Germany.Events included the following:

Wave at 'Bush people' with your left hand! (tags)

We all know that it's extremely impolite to offer the left hand for a hand shake or to wave a greeting as this implies rubbing the "unhygienic residue" of the left hand on the person being waved to. So when one sees unpleasant people...

Exodus from the System (tags)

Other causes contribte to the economic misery besides the distribution problems. There are two developmental problems. There is the shift of profit from labor to capital. There is the worldwide opening of markets causing wage pressure.

Against Rightwing Demagogues (tags)

Migrants did not only serve Nazis as scape-goats. As the fascists declared the Jews scapegoats, their grandchildren today blame foreigners for unemployment and social cuts. We need a literacy campaign against the social demagogues of the right wing.

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 2/25/05 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, China, Germany, Russia, and Cuba.

RUMSFELD CHARGED WITH WAR CRIMES IN GERMANY (tags)

look at what I found :>) author: Justus Leicht for the World Socialist Web Site US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld may be forced to skip a major international security conference in Munich next month for fear that he could be hauled before a German court on war crimes charges, according to published reports in both the US and Germany.

HBO and PBS - Home of the Israeli Fanatic and Jewish Extremism in the Media (tags)

A more than blunt review of the hypocrites running the media, specifically PBS and HBO

Paid Work and Basic Income (tags)

The goal of basic income advocates is to neutralize capitalism in one of its central premises: the generalziation of paid labor as the only or at least dominant path of securing existence. The future would be brighter if this were on the agenda.

Hitler & Bush -- Birds Of A Feather (tags)

The witch-hunts.

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 12/3/04 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! (tags)

A 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.3MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Germany, China, Russia, Spain, and Cuba.

Coming World War Three (tags)

Congress must be crooked or crazy or both to have permitted the depletion of the USA arsenal of its most modern weapons for defense and to have delivered them without any publicity to the spurious so-called "State of Israel" creating a precarious situation in USA home defenses. This secret delivery of USA weapons enabled the spurious so-called "State of Israel" to renew its attacks against Egypt and Syria.

America in Decline (tags)

The greatest problem I have with America is not Bush in himself. Rather it is that people no longer seem to care what their political leader tells them or how many lies are spread.. Bush completely ignores Europe and Nato..

Criticism of the Social State is Irrational (tags)

"Paul A Samuelson, an important economist of the 20th century, worries about the state of the US economy. He fears falling wages..`We in the US are on the way to a plutocratic democracy. Neither Bush nor Kerry can stop outsourcing'."

Rhine Capitalism, Anglo-Saxon Capitalism and Redistribution (tags)

Anglo-Saxon capitalism is an unbridled capi-talism whose profit logic overrules all social and environmental interests. Rhine capitali-sm has a social net so workers are not redu-ced to cost factors. "The Cold War against the social state leaves..another republic."

The Social State is a Civilization Achievement (tags)

"The social state is a civilization achievement Since free enterprise mechanisms alone cannot guarantee social security, the state has the task of guaranteeing social security for all and pursuing a policy of social equali-zation. Democracy needs a social foundation

Germany: video proof: police attacks demonstrators (tags)

Police use against peaceful demonstrators injures the constitutional law of the Federal Republic of Germany

Capital Logic on Trial (tags)

"Rainer Roth in The House of Cards puts the mechanisms of the capitalist economy on trial.. To counter the long-term descent of profit rates, the tax burden for businesses, a constant 21% from 1960 to 1980, has spiraled down to only 8% today.."

Social Collapse through Privatization (tags)

"A view of the person underlying the reforms should be opposed by the peace movement: the person as an isolated being competing unscrupulously for better living conditions in a state that sees its task more in establishing peace from above.."

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 9/10/04 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.3MB) and quick download (3.2MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Russia, Germany, and China.

30 Hours are Enough (tags)

Over 6 million jobs would be created in Germany if the 33 million employees worked 20 percent less. 100 billion Euro would be restored to state treasuries. All that is needed is political will, not neoliberal indifference.

George W. Bush, The Neocons, & The Nazis: Ties That Bind (tags)

There are numerous connections between the Bush family and the Nazis. Moreover, the philosophy of the neocons within the Bush administration has already been connected with fascism. However, no article has attempted to present an overview of the fascist connections within the Bush administration.

Sweden: Poorer Than You Think (tags)

Petroleum corporations paved over the trolleys (tags)

In the 30's oil drilling began in Saudi Arabia, Hitler chased the Communists, and America's petroleum interests began dismantling the trolleys and paving highways with petroleum residue asphalt..

Against the War (tags)

"The first lesson is that war produces war. War against terrorism produces terrorist war. The second lesson is that domestic war corresponds to foreign war. The military question and the social question are closely connected.."

European Parliament 2004 elections and new constitution (tags)

The European Parliament elections, held June 10-13, showed a strong trend among voters against ruling parties that sided with Bush's war on Iraq, as well as those that have been imposing pro-business economic policies, as in Germany and France.

European Parliament 2004 elections results: Throw the Bums Out! (tags)

The European Parliament elections, held June 10-13, showed a strong trend among voters against ruling parties that sided with Bush's war on Iraq, as well as those that have been imposing pro-business economic policies, as in Germany and France.

News Article from August 1st, 1944 (tags)

Germany backs Spain 'not caving in' to Bush or Terrorism (tags)

European Union Commission President Romano Prodi also backed Spain's plans to pull its troops out of Iraq.

Hands Off Venezuela-Easter Marches in Germany (tags)

U.S. War in Venezuela

Saddam Hussein's weapons (tags)

Hitler: An Officer And A Gentleman ? (tags)

"Until the Russian bullet hit officer Schultz, during the battle at Stalingrad, he really was totally convinced that Adolf Hitler was 'an Officerand a Gentleman', like himself."

The Crash has Already Begun (tags)

"The crash has already begun! Every crash comes inthree steps, the stock market crash, the banking industry crash and finally the real crash, the collapse of the economy, businesses, jobs and the financial system.. The coming depression is the correction.."

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 11/14/03 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.2MB) and quick download (3.2MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Russia, China, Germany, Spain, and Cuba.

The Birth Of The 'Final Solution' (tags)

In the dark hours between Nov. 9 and 10, 1938, hordes of Nazis, party regulars, supporters and sympathizers went on a rampage in Germany and Austria. They attacked Jews in their homes, at work, at synagogues and simply out in public.

petrochemical nation (tags)

The united states is a nation addicted to the needle of petrochemical industry, our occupation of Iraq feeds this constant crude oil craving..

The Bush Family Connections to the Nazis (tags)

The mainstream media only gets half of the story about Prescott Bush’ Nazi connections.

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 10/17/03 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.1MB) and quick download (3.2MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Russia, China, Germany, and Cuba.

"We are the Greatest Backwoods of the World": Interview with Norman Birnbaum (tags)

"I am astonished or shocked at this total submissiveness toward my country. Intelligent people fade out the shady sides of our country, the broad trails of blood of our military interventions and the cynical contempt of the govt for its own citizens.. "

Imperialist Excuses for War (tags)

A comparison of the excuses for wars of aggression used by Nazi Germany with those used by the United States.

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 9/12/03 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.3MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, China, Russia, Germany, Spain, and Cuba.

Germany's Apology to Israel for Iraq Poison Gas Sales (tags)

Germany, after being called on the carpet for supplying Iraq with poison gas intended to be used against the nearly 6 million Jews who live in Israel, gave three undectable German-built submarines capable of launching nuclear missiles to Israel for free as an apology of sorts.

Wiesenthal Center: Germany Sold Poison Gas Iraq (tags)

The following report, commissioned by the Los Angeles, California based Simon Wiesenthal Center, was completed by Paris, France based Middle East Defense News. It clearly shows how Germany, particularly under Chancellor Helmut Kohl supplied Iraq with its poison gas, knowing full well that Iraq's aim was to use the gas on Israel.

Condi's Phony History (tags)

If their lips are moving - they're lying.

Activating State or Active Social State (tags)

"Cuts in benefits are not social reforms but a relapse to the last century when society didn't protect its members from general life risks on account of deficient resources.The welfare state is indispensable for the society altogether and for the socially disadvantaged

Timeline of Treason: The Bush Family Connections To The Nazis (tags)

The Bush family has willingly and knowingly associated themselves with Nazis for over 80 years spanning three generations of Bushes. Prescott Bush was Hitler’s banker in America and was referred to by the New York Tribune as Hitler’s angel.

Germans go west in search of jobs and prosperity (tags)

Although Germany remains a wealthy country packed with well-paid jobs, the options have narrowed for a significant number of people.

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 8/8/03 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.2MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Russia, Germany, China, and Cuba.

"Last Convulsion of US Power" (tags)

"Facts interest me, not theories. the fact is the US consumes more than it produces. There is a gigantic growing annual US foreign trade deficit of $500 billion.. The wars of the US are an attempt to prove something that is disappearing, the global power of US."

Deflation Threatens. A Specter goes about in Germany (tags)

"The IMF recently warned of a deflationary development and a dangerous intensification of the economic crisis in Germany..Deflation is characterized by a lowering of price levels.. The cause is a surplus of goods over the demand for goods.." Translated from German

Revisionist historian ruled a racist in court (tags)

Director of the right-wing Adelaide Institute Dr Frederick Toben doubted the Holocaust on his website and claimed that Jewish people who disagreed with his views were of limited intelligence.

Court rules HIV not proven to cause 'AIDS'. (tags)

After years of claims by the AIDS establishment that a link between HIV and immune supression had been established a High Court found the claim without merit and a unfounded deception. This is the first legal trail of the HUV/AIDS hypothesis and a historic defeat for AID$ Inc.

Gold Fillings, Auschwitz & George Bush (tags)

The reader should also be aware that two Americans were present during the secret meeting of the German elite that brought Hitler to power. Those two Americans were John Foster and Allen Dulles.

Through A Glass Darkly An Interpretation of Bush's Character (tags)

Bush never goes anywhere where his stage crew has not first assembled giant flags as background. He always wears a sizeable American-flag pin on his lapel. This kind of totemic, obsessive use of flags was absolutely characteristic of Hitler.

THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY: THE BUSH CHARACTER (tags)

SURPRISING SIMILARITIES...

The Other Side of Holocaust Denial Freedom As Hate Crime (tags)

Although I am the grandson of Holocaust victims, I am embarrassed by some Jewish organizations that want to make the Jewish Holocaust the defining event of World War Two.

Economy for Human Needs (tags)

"If the peace movement, globalization critics and unions unite their struggles, sand can be thrown in the gears of neoliberal globalization. Then changing direction will be possible." Translated from the German

Rational Fascism (tags)

A short history of the rise of Italian and German fascism and the reasons for the occurrence. Excerpted from Michael Parenti's book Blackshirts and Reds.

A Rabbi's Ten Questions To The Zionists (tags)

IS IT TRUE that the British government granted visas to 300 rabbis and their families to the Colony of Mauritius, with passage for the evacuees through Turkey. The "Jewish Agency" leaders sabotaged this plan with the observation that the plan was disloyal to Palestine, and the 300 rabbis and their families should be gassed.

Revenge (tags)

Good Morning

CONTRADICTIONS AND ABSURDITIES (tags)

DOES IT MAKE SENSE TO YOU?

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.

Boycott of American Goods Over Iraq War Gains (tags)

Europeans are boycotting American products in protest against the war. Maybe it's time for Americans to issue a call for foreign tourists not to visit the US, until we get our democracy back.

Old Europe greets New America! (tags)

Message from germany: I am one of hundred thousands antiwar activists in germany. Lets join together in a worldwide movement against war and capitalism! Together we have the power to smash the plutocracy and her servants worldwide! Lets work together to end this bloody war!

Demo Munic Germany (tags)

5000 in Munic Germany

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 3/14/03 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.1MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Germany, China, Russia, Cuba.

RICHARD PERLE CAUGHT RUNNING A $100-MILLION SHEIK-DOWN (tags)

Richard Perle, one of the most outspoken war party figures in and around the Bush Administration, has been caught in a $100-million attempted blackmail ``sheik-down'' of the Saudis, which could land him in jail.

Serbian puppet knocked out (tags)

Djindjic in Belgrade killed: Serbia Prime Minister shot. State of emergency imposed. Germany's important man on the Balkans dead. On Wednesday the Serbian Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic died into Belgrade with the second attempt within few weeks.

CROCODILE TEARS (tags)

March 10, 2003 -- THE NEW YORK POST

War soon please. (tags)

Wake up from the ditto storm. Think for yourself and do not follow the heard in the streets of LA.

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 3/7/03 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.3MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Russia, Germany, Cuba

ADOLPH HUSSEIN? (tags)

I don’t know about you, but I am mighty tired of the warmongers making constant comparisons between Germany 1939 and Iraq 2003. This is not only disingenuous, it is dishonest.

Remembering The White Rose (tags)

Not All voices remained mute under the Third Reich. Will you oppose the Fourth? Remembering the "White Rose" 60 years ago, on Feb. 22 1943, three students of the Munich-based resistance group “White Rose” were executed for inciting young people to rise against Hitler - a fact that many young Germans today are unaware of.

The Blood Of Thousands (tags)

This is the way the Bush family makes millions. It takes the blood of thousands of innocence civilians

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 2/21/03 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.3MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Russia, Netherlands, China, Germany, Spain, and Cuba .

How it started in Nazi Germany (tags)

Why do we compare George W. to Hitler? Here is one of the many reasons...

PLEASE Take a minute To Thank FRANCE and GERMANY ! (tags)

The very same country that gave us the STATUE OF LIBERTY is now trying to stop bush's war. Please THANK them (MERCI !) and Germany too ( DANKE !). And while you're at it, contact the other members of the Security council; encourage France, Russia, and China to use their UN VETO against any resolution that calls for war. COMPLETE SECURITY COUNCIL CONTACT INFO at: http://sf.indymedia.org/news/2003/02/1573568.php . .

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 2/14/03 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.2MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Russia, Germany, Netherlands, and Cuba .

PLEASE Take a minute to THANK France and Germany ! (tags)

Take a minute to thank France and Germany (and Belgium, Russia, and China) for their stance against Bush's war. It's very important that they realize that many, many Americans are appreciative of their position. DO IT TODAY, BEFORE TOMORROW'S UN MEETING

Flashpoints Feb 11: Tony Benn just back from Iraq; Iran the next target? (tags)

KPFA Flashpoints Radio Feb 11. 2003 - Famous British Labor MP Tony Benn just back from Iraq, interviewed Saddam.. a wide-ranging Bernstein interview with Benn, a survivor of WWII, who tells how Churchill ordered poison gas dropped on the 'uncivilized' Kurds of Iraq - Is Iran the next Britain/ US/ Israeli target?

WHY YOU SHOULD GO TO NYC FEB. 15TH (tags)

Events have come to a head. The timing for this Protest is perfect. But it's CRUCIAL that there is a large turnout.

THOUSANDS protest Rumsfeld in Germany (tags)

Thousands of Germans protest the visit of Donald Rumsfeld.

The End of World Order (tags)

Iraq was not condemned to be without rights or outlawed for all time. An authorization for the use of force cannot be read from resolution 1441. A right to preventive self-defense may exist in an extreme situation when enemy missiles are ready for launch..

Latuff: persona-non-grata in German-spoken IMCs (tags)

I'm honoured to be a frequent contributor for many Independent Media Centers, but did you ask yourself why my posts are usually hidden and alleged to be anti-Semitic by German-spoken IMCs? Norman G. Finkelstein can explain it to us (in English and German).

The Split in the Western Alliance-Can Europe's opposition prevent war ? (tags)

Imperialism

Problems! (tags)

So the Iraq is an problem, France is a problem, Germany is a problem.

Resistance Stiffens in Antwerp (tags)

‘Belgians should not be disturbed if they see Apache helicopters flying overhead this weekend,’ said [Defence] Minister [André] Flahaut. The Belgians are indeed disturbed, Mr Minister, and angry as well.

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 1/24/03 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.2MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Germany, Netherlands, Spain, China, Russia, and Cuba.

A Coalition of the Elites (tags)

The extent of this admiistration's deceiving of the public is rather spectacular. I sometimes have the feeling that I don't live in one of the oldest democracies but in the Philippines under a new Marcos. This interview is translated from the German in Der Spiegel

North Korea and the Axis of Oil (tags)

"....the real WWII Axis powers - Nazi Germany, Italy and Japan - had a major strategic problem in common. Unlike GW's Axis of Evil, none had oil reserves, a prerequisite for world domination. Getting access to oil was part of their reason for invading other countries. Bush is doing exactly what they were doing in WWII, creating a justification for war, threatening war and then invading..."

The Welfare State, Globalization and the Rule of the Market (tags)

The welfare state regressing since 1974/76 or since 1982 must be reformed, democratized and decentralized.. What is central is refuting the neoliberal positional logic, reestablishinig solidarity and reorganizing and extending the welfare state

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 11/29/02 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.3MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Germany, Spain, China, and Cuba.

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 11/15/02 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.3MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Germany, Russia, and Cuba.

OCT. 26th in Germany! (tags)

Washington D.C. and San Francisco were not the only cities rocked by massive anti-war demonstrations on Oct. 26th.

Israeli Zionists collaborated with German Nazis in the 30's and 40's (tags)

"Zionism promised independence; it has produced a society in which the Prime Minister must periodically affirm to the people that the existence of the nation depends on the delivery of fifty or a hundred Phantom jets from the United States... Zionism promised physical security to the Jews; Israel is the most dangerous place on earth today for a Jew, and it will remain so as long as Israeli-Jewish society retains its colonial character and its function as an instrument of imperialism." -- the Israeli Socialist Organization, in 1972

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 10/25/02 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.4MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Spain, Germany, Russia, and Cuba.

Uranium Is From Cold War West Germany, Probably made For The U.S. or U.K.!!! (tags)

The uranium seized in Turkey is from cold war West Germany, Probably made For The U.S. or U.K.!!! Tell everyone, and kill this war monger propaganda in the bud!

Who IS the enemy here? A call for action. (tags)

Trent Lott unwittingly put his finger right on it.

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 9/6/02 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.3MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast upon notification. Germany, Netherlands, Spain, and Cuba.

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 8/2/02 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (11.6MB) and quick download (3.4MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast upon notification. Netherlands, Germany, China, Russia, Spain and Cuba.

Register now for the INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY CONFERENCE (i2002) (tags)

Register now for the INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY CONFERENCE (i2002) August 29 to September 1, 2002, Essen, Germany

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 7/19/02 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.5MB) and quick download (3.4MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast upon notification. Netherlands, Germany, Cuba, Russia, China, and Spain.

DOUGLAS TO DOCUMENTA: US-MEXICO BORDER EXHIBIT UNVEILED IN GERMANY (tags)

International art and film exhibit will feature a live broadcast from the border near Douglas, AZ to increase awareness of the dangers surrounding border crossing as illustrated in the documentary FROM THE OTHER SIDE by Chantal Ackerman.

The Shortwave Report 5/24/02 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! (tags)

A 30 minute review of international news and opinions recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast-13.7MB & quick/streaming-3.4MB. With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast upon notification. Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Russia, and Cuba

Germans welcome resident bush (2) (tags)

Tens of thousands of Germans are pouring into the streets to express their disdain towards george w. bush and his "war on terrorism." This bus bench was altered to express contempt (for more details, visit the German Indymedia site).

Germans Welcome resident bush (1) (tags)

Tens of thousands of Germans welcome resident bush as he lands in Berlin (more details on Germany's Indymedia)

The Shortwave Report 5/10/02 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! (tags)

A 30 minute review of international news and opinions recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast-13.7MB & quick/streaming-3.4MB. With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast upon notification. Netherlands, Germany, Spain, and Cuba

The Shortwave Report 3/22/02 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! (tags)

A 30 minute review of international news and opinions recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast-13.7MB & quick/streaming-3.4MB. With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast upon notification. Germany, Cuba, China, Spain, Netherlands, Russia.

How to be welcome by IMC Germany and Austria (by Latuff) (tags)

Before to post anything related to Palestine on IMC Germany and Austria, take a look on this quick guide.

Does Finland finally get filled with tanks? (tags)

When is the Finnish armament going to be a threat to the surrounding States?

The Shortwave Report 2/22/02 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! (tags)

A 30 minute review of news and opinions recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast-13.7MB & quick/streaming-3.4MB. With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast upon notification. Netherlands, Spain, Cuba, Russia, Germany.

The Shortwave Report 1/4/02 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! (tags)

A 30 minute review of news and opinions recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast-13.2MB & quick/streaming-3.3MB. With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast upon notification. China, Netherlands, Germany, Cuba.

Nazi Germany's Reichstag Fore: A lesson in seizure of power (tags)

A nation is shocked when a beloved building explodes in flames after terrorists attack. A leader rallies his own partisans, and pre-empts the opposition. Scared citizens gladly surrender their constitutional rights. Years of war result. 2001? No, 1933.

The Shortwave Report 12/7/01 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! (tags)

A 30 minute review of news and opinions recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast-13.7MB & quick/streaming-3.4MB. With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast upon notification. China, Netherlands, Germany, Russia, Cuba.

FW: Help Save our Supplements- Urgent (tags)

Hello all you > In four days the Codex Alimentarius is meeting in Germany to remove > our worldwide rights on vitamins, all natural supplements, and > natural health care.

The Shortwave Report 11/23/01 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 Files- broadcast quality(13.7MB) and quickdownload/streaming (3.4MB).Free to rebroadcast upon notification. With times & freqs for listening at home. Russia, Germany, Netherlands, Cuba, China.

Germany: nuclear waste train faces mass protests (tags)

Anti-nuclear protesters have staged blockades along the route a shipment of radioactive waste will take today to a long-disputed dump in Gorleben (northern Germany). The nuclear waste carried in ‘CASTOR’ containers (cask for storage and transportation of radioactive waste) left the French nuclear plant at La Hague at 7.30PM Central European Time on Sunday.

The Shortwave Report 11/9/01 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast (13.8MB) and quick/streaming (3.4MB). Free to rebroadcast upon notification. Netherlands, Germany, Russia, China.

Germans say "STOP THE BOMBING!" (tags)

In Stuttgart Germany, more than 5 thousand demonstrate against the U.S. bombing of Afghanistan.

MASSIVE anti-War Protests in Germany (tags)

Over 30,000 Germans from Berlin to Stuttgart, demonstrate against the bombing of Afghanistan

DEPOSE BUSH!!! (tags)

There is now more than enough evidence of the Bush family's business dealings with Osama bin Laden, plus their history of collaborating with Nazi Germany to more than justify a Congressional investigation and impeachment.

7s01: international day against video surveillance (tags)

Friday 7 Sept 2001: an international day against the video surveillance of public places by the police and private authorities

The Shortwave Report 8/17/01 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinions recorded from a shortwave radio. Streaming audio (3.4MB) and broadcast quality(13.7MB). Free to rebroadcast upon notification. This week- Netherlands, Cuba, Russia, Spain, Germany. Times and freqs for listening at home.

The Shortwave Report 8/3/01 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! (tags)

A 30 minute weekly review of news and opinions recorded from a shortwave radio. Free to rebroadcast.With times and freqs for English-language broadcasts. 13.5MB Spain, Netherlands, Germany, China, Cuba

The Shortwave Report 7/27/01 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of stories recorded from a shortwave radio. Free to rebroadcast. (13.6Mb) Radio Netherlands, China, Germany, Spain. Times & Freqs for listening at home

Germany Begging (tags)

Germany Begging for Money

GOTHENBURG WRAP-UP: Solidarity (tags)

Find out about the protests carried out in solidarity across the world.

bridge occupied in protest at nuclear shipment (tags)

Some 45 Greenpeace activists from 15 countries were arrested today after occupying a 13 metre high bridge over the river Jeetzel near Hitzacker, in front of the path of the shipment of nuclear waste travelling from France to Gorleben in Germany.

Germany: nuclear protest as shipment leaves France (tags)

Protesters have massed in northern Germany to try to block a controversial shipment of nuclear waste on its way from a reprocessing plant in France.

Bush Family Research Connection Sites (tags)

"A clique of U.S. industrialists is hell-bent to bring a fascist state to supplant our democratic government and is working closely with the fascist regime in Germany and Italy I have had plenty of opportunity in my post in Berlin to witness how close some of our American ruling families are to the Nazi regime. . . ." -William E. Dodd, U.S. Ambassador to Germany, 1937.

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