Forgotten Casualties of the Recession 0

Post Views: 5 Child Poverty in the Age of Neoliberalism Consistently ignored in reporting on the economic crisis is the dramatic toll it’s taking on America’s children.  The prevalence of poverty has expanded dramatically in light of growing unemployment, accompanied

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Terrorista Chávez Abarca confesó ser contratado por Posada Carriles para desestabilizar a Venezuela 0

Post Views: 1 El terrorista sostuvo que le pagarían lo que él pidiera por el trabajo de desestabilización (Foto TeleSUR) Reveló que recibía directrices del terrorista Posada Carriles para iniciar un proceso de desestabilización en las elecciones parlamentarias venezolanas /

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CIA, Pakistan’s ISI Engage in Fierce but Quiet Battle 0

Post Views: 14 US Complains to Pakistan Over Apparent ‘Double Agent’ Attempt Though publicly both sides insist their relationship is solid and indispensable, ties between the CIA and Pakistan’s powerful Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Agency seem to be suffering in the

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Red Flags for the Economy 0

Post Views: 4 Warning Signs From the Bond Market   Bonds are signaling that the recovery is in trouble. The yield on the 10-year Treasury (2.97 percent) has fallen to levels not seen since the peak of the crisis while

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The razor and the damage done: female genital mutilation in Kurdish Iraq

Post Views: 8 The old Kurdish midwife’s hands trembled alongside a bowl that she positions to catch dripping blood. She picked up a razor blade and sliced through a corner of paper, mimicking the ritual cut she has performed at

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Biden Demands Net No Progress on Iraq Govt

Post Views: 2 No Proposals Made for Next Coalition Govt Though it comes as little surprise given the past four months of political fighting, Vice President Joe Biden’s Iraq visit has come to an end, and his demand for a

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700 children in Turkish jails 0

Post Views: 7 On 1 April 2006, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan made the following statement in relation to the incident: “I am addressing mothers and fathers. Those who let their children out and allow them to be used by

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Workers’ rights in Taiwan 0

Post Views: 1 5 July 2010: A new report by the ITUC on core labour standards in Taiwan (known at the WTO as “Chinese Taipei”), published to coincide with the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) review of its trade policies, finds

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UK: Terrorism Search Power Violates Rights 0

Post Views: 12 A flyer explains police stop and search powers under the Terrorism Act 2000. Source: Metropolitan Police Service Government Should Repeal Counterproductive and Arbitrary Law (London) – The new UK coalition government should repeal an abusive counterterrorism power

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Commissions and Omissions 0

Post Views: 5 A victory is a victory. A big victory is better than a small one, but a small victory is better than a defeat. This week we won. Immediately after the Turkel Commission was set up to investigate

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