Federal Judge Orders Detroit to Pay Another $85 Million to BOfA and UBS

Bankruptcy proceeding on swaps signals further attacks on retirees, workers Ruins of Detroit By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° A ruling by Federal Eastern District Bankruptcy Court Judge Steven W. Rhodes has awarded yet another large-scale payment to two banks that are heavily implicated in the financial ruin of Detroit and other cities throughout the United…

A Mandate from God: Christian White Supremacy in the US

Author’s Note: Following up on IC’s exclusive on the emerging anti-Indian movement in the US, the following essay examines the driving force of the movement–located in Christian Identity doctrine, Christian Right resources and Christian Patriot practice. As implementation of UNDRIP becomes a significant basis for the exercise of jurisdiction by indigenous nations in Canada and…

American Militarism, War Culture, and Police Brutality

The endemic violence of a society born of genocide, slavery, misogyny and ruthless capitalism is institutionalized in modern American structures. “The equipment and machinery regularly utilized by local police forces across the US now mimics that of a war zone,” while the “violence that is perpetrated abroad mimics the violent culture at home” – an…

Ukraine: Tough Nationalist Dictatorship Looms with Tymoshenko as President

MOSCOW, ITAR-TASS Former Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko has staged a self-revealing session in Kiev. In the recording of her telephone conversation with former Deputy Secretary of the National Security Council of Ukraine Nestor Shufrich, which went viral on the Internet, she explicitly expresses her views as if she were a mere jailbird and…

Venezuela: Taking Effective Action Against Fascism to Protect the People and the Revolution

Three Venezuelan Air Force Generals Arrested for Alleged Coup Plotting By Correo del Orinoco / Venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro announced today that three generals of the Venezuelan Air Force have been arrested. (prensa presidential) Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro announced today that three generals of the Venezuelan Air Force have been arrested, after they were…