Imperialism ‘Genocides the Poorest of the Poor’

By James Petras Libya 360° ‘The war and its results have turned Yemen back a hundred years, due to the destruction of infrastructure . . . especially in the provinces of Oden, Dhalea and Taiz.’ Izzedine al-Asbali Yemeni Human Rights Minister ‘Yemen is devastated. There are no roads, water or electricity. Nobody’s left but thieves.’…

Kibeho and Srebrenica : Ed Herman on the Politics of Genocide

By Ann Garrison play KPFA Weekend News, 04.25.2015 Professor Ed Herman explains the politics of genocide manifest in media coverage of the 1995 massacres in Kibeho and Srebrenica. KPFA Weekend News Anchor Sharon Sobotta: This week marked the 20th anniversary of the 1995 Kibeho Massacre in Southwestern Rwanda, where an estimated 8000 Rwandan Hutu people were killed by Rwandan…

As Colombia Nears Peace Accord, The Question of U.S. Culpability Looms

By Dan Kovalik Via FARC-EP Due to the good journalism of Colombia Reports as well as FAIR, there has been some attention given to the scandal of U. S. military and military contractors sexually assaulting young women and girls in Colombia. This scandal was ignited by a piece amongst an 800-page joint Colombian government/FARC report…

Why Mumia Must Live, and US imperialism Must Die : The Link Between Political Prisoners and the War on Terror

Important Mumia Update Mumia Abu-Jamal: International pressure blocks ‘execution by neglect’ Petition: No To Slow Death Row Open letter to Pennsylvania governor and corrections head urges independent medical care for Mumia Abu-Jamal – seeks more signers Wadiya Jamal: Help my husband get free! Mumia is dying in there! Why Mumia Must Live, and US imperialism…

Communication Security Establishment’s Cyberwarfare Toolbox Revealed

Mexico, North Africa, Middle East among targets of cyber-spy hacking By Amber Hildebrandt, Michael Pereira and Dave Seglins CBC News Top-secret documents obtained by the CBC show Canada’s electronic spy agency has developed a vast arsenal of cyberwarfare tools alongside its U.S. and British counterparts to hack into computers and phones in many parts of…