The Financial Elite and the Global Land and Water Grab

By Eric Draitser The global financial crisis, which began in 2008, has significantly altered the way many speculators and financial institutions invest. Rather than taking huge risks with dodgy derivatives like credit default swaps and mortgage-backed securities, both of which have proven to be particularly volatile, many speculators have instead begun to invest in the…

Al-Qaeda’s 20-Year Plan: From 9/11 to Final Victory

By Radwan Mortada In certain Salafi-jihadi circles, a so-called strategic plan of al-Qaeda is being circulated. Al-Qaeda has ostensibly been working to implement this plan according to a two-decade timetable, beginning in 2000, with preparations for the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and concluding in 2020. The widespread belief that al-Qaeda’s bloody activities are random and not…

UNSC Deploys EU Forces to CAR | AU Summit Focuses on South Sudan and CAR

The United Nations Security Council has authorized deployment of European Union forces into the crisis-hit Central African Republic (CAR). On Tuesday, the 15-nation body unanimously adopted the resolution and approved financial sanctions against some individuals from the CAR. The head of the EU delegation to the United Nations, Thomas Mayr-Harting, said the EU forces would…

Amnesty International in Eritrea: Infamous Tool of Conspiracies

By TesfaNews Reality. Amnesty International has taken the amnesty out of humanity and became a killing tool by using criminals they call dissidents, political opposition and human rights activists in countries of interest. Taking the Amnesty out of Humanity. Please help stop a warmonger speaking on behalf of the Eritrean people It was two years…

One System, One Result: The Cuban 5, Laurent Gbagbo, Xiomara Castro

tortilla con sal December 1st 2013 Each year goes by and still the five Cuban anti-terrorist heroes remain imprisoned in the US criminal injustice system (Rene can hardly feel free while his four comrades remain in captivity). The charges against them are incontrovertibly false. But for sinister reasons of State, the US government continues their…

Neocolonial Dementia, Psy-warfare and Media Complicity

Enviado por tortilla en Mar, 10/15/2013 By tortilla con sal Watching someone degenerate and die from dementia reminds us of the complex mystery of the human mind and its heart-breaking physical frailty. The stops and starts in the steady advance of the physical degenerative process lead inevitably to the humiliating breakdown of vital capacities, for…