North America

11 Years of Guantanamo; Brennan CIA Nomination Consolidates Drone Assassination Strategy

January 11, 2013

Michael Ratner: From Guantanamo to Brennan at CIA, Obama carries on the policies of George Bush

In Hiroshima, Obama neglects to mention 1 trillion dollar deal for nuclear weapons

January 11, 2013
Pt.4 Peter Kuznick (co-author with Oliver Stone of the Untold History of the United States): A Wallace Presidency might have prevented the dropping of nuclear bombs on Japan and prevented the Cold War

The Making of "Untold History of the United States"

January 11, 2013
Pt.4 Peter Kuznick (co-author with Oliver Stone of the Untold History of the United States): A Wallace Presidency might have prevented the dropping of nuclear bombs on Japan and prevented the Cold War

When the American VP was Progressive

January 11, 2013
Pt.4 Peter Kuznick (co-author with Oliver Stone of the Untold History of the United States): A Wallace Presidency might have prevented the dropping of nuclear bombs on Japan and prevented the Cold War

Harper Launches Major First Nations Termination Plan As Negotiating Tables Legitimize Canada’s Colonialism

January 10, 2013

By Russell Diabo. This article was first published on Socialist Project. On September 4th the Harper government clearly signaled its intention to: 1) Focus all its efforts to assimilate First Nations into the existing federal and provincial orders of government of Canada; 2) Terminate the constitutionally protected and internationally recognized Inherent, Aboriginal and Treaty rights…

Failure of Current TV - Gore Wouldn't Take on Bush

January 9, 2013
Robert Parry: Current TV could have played a critical role taking on the Bush presidency, instead it followed a confused “youth” strategy

Massive Cuts to Postal Service a Step Towards Privatization?

January 9, 2013

Plan to restructure post office a big real estate play and boon to private courier companies

The Ugly Canadian

January 7, 2013
Yves Engler: Harper government at forefront of supporting “killer sanctions” against Iran amidst deepening ties with Israel

Greg Palast

January 7, 2013
Greg Palast: Koch brothers could save two billion dollars a year if they can replace Venezuelan heavy crude crude with Canadian tar sands – one of the dirtiest sources of carbon emissions on the planet

Obama: Rhetoric or New Direction?

January 6, 2013
Matt Welch: Libertarian Republicans like Rand Paul are closer to Hagel on foreign policy than they are to neo-cons like McCain and Graham

US Economy “Stuck in the Mud”

January 6, 2013

Robert Pollin: Last quarter of 2012 had zero growth, wages were lower, unemployment higher as stock market hit record highs

US Drone Wars

January 6, 2013
Michael Ratner: Obama continues model of Presidential fiat, Congressional fiat, no due process, no trials, and indefinite detention.