Can Truth Retain Its Independence?

Paul Craig Roberts wrote the Kemp-Roth bill and was assistant secretary of the Treasury in the Reagan administration. He was associate editor of the Wall Street Journal editorial page and contributing editor of National Review. He is author or co-author of eight books, including The Supply-Side Revolution (Harvard University Press). He has held numerous academic […]

The impossible plane crash in the Pentagon

For those who still believe the official Conspiracy theory about what happened on the 11th of September 2001 and who still think a plane was flown into the Pentagon by a young Arab man who went by the name of Hani Hanjour I assembled then next master class on 911 truth. The official story tells […]

Interview with an investment banker

Just in case you missed it. Investment bankers bet and speculate. In other words they are making money with money. When the banking world was about to collapse because the bet on packets of junk bonds, and were about to be caught out on it they changed their tack. They now bet and speculate on […]

The Great Oil Swindle

Still want to elect a Wall street banker as your prime minister maybe you should read this New Zealand. John Key was an upon invitation only advisor for the Banking cartel which owns the Federal Reserve in New York. By Mike Whitney 30/05/08 “ICH” — – The Commodity Futures and Trading Commission (CFTC) is investigating […]

Tony Blair: I want to spend my life uniting faiths

You have to give it to the guy. First he takes part in creating the greatest rift between Muslims, Christians and Jews since the Crusades and now he wants to help heal that rift again. His own faith seems to have helped him perpetrate the most hideous wars against humanity and he didn’t tell anyone […]

From producers to consumers: how rice farmers face catastrophe

Funny, we hear precious little about the global food crisis and the real reasons as to why food all of a sudden goes up in price. We only feel it in our wallet and we grumble. In fact most of us know as little as this rice grower. The difference is that we do have […]

Telekom Accused of Tracking Journalists’ Mobile Phone Signals

Still think Germany or the world for that matter has a free press. The allegations against German telecommunications giant Deutsche Telekom just keep on coming. SPIEGEL has information that Telekom tracked journalists’ movements using mobile phone data. And the company may have hired ex-Stasi spies to help. <!– OAS_RICH(‘Middle2’); // –> DPA Allegations continue to […]

Torrential rains sweep western Europe

And why is this not in our new News papers? Could this be because they don’t want us to get too worried about the Global weather changes, with our cash crop monoculture and unsustainable dairy industry which will inevitably collapse in the next couple of years? Italy declared a state of emergency in the north […]

Spain, Italy, Portugal join French fishing strike over fuel prices

And why is this not on the front page of our corporate owned News papers? Could it be because there is a conflict of interest and the powers would not want to have the fire of indignation over the speculative oil price rises stealing money from decent hard working people spread all over the globe? […]

Six years without a trial in Guantanamo prison.

Remind me again why were siding with the US when they think it is OK to do this to another human being? “I have been held without trial by the US for six years, one month and 12 days. That is 2234 days (very long days and often longer nights). Of this, about 550 days […]

Exposing Washington’s spinning permanent campaign

So why are we in Afghanistan again with the coalition of the willing? Why are we in a coalition with these lying scum bags? To help the Afghanistan people? I don’t think so. After 7 years of “helping” the Afghan people the only thing the coalition has achieved is pumping the country full with Depleted […]

Stopping the War Machine: Military Recruiters Must Be Confronted

Posted on May 28, 2008 AP Photo/Reed Saxon Disabled Vietnam War veteran and antiwar activist Ron Kovic, subject of the film “Born on the Fourth Of July,” reaches out to touch fingers with an admirer during a massive protest against U.S. involvement in Iraq. The demonstration occurred in downtown Los Angeles in September 2005. By Ron Kovic […]

Seeing ourselves through Afghan eyes

It is extremely upsetting for New Zealanders to talk about the war in Afghanistan. We are the good guys, our soldiers are just there to help people, and true enough a lady of the tribe in Banyan were the NZ troops are stationed flies over and tells us what we want to hear. The Afghans […]

Dem congressman calls on McClellan to testify about book’s revelations

Already getting grief from his former White House colleagues, former Bush spokesman Scott McClellan is now being asked to testify before Congress about the revelations contained in his scathing new memoir. Rep. Robert Wexler (D-FL), a key Bush antagonist and member of the House Judiciary Committee, says McClellan needs to tell Congress the full story […]

The Mega-Pentagon: A Bush-Enabled Monster We Can’t Stop

The Pentagon has developed a taste for unrivalled power and unequalled access to the treasury that won’t be easily undone by future administrations. A full-fledged cottage industry is already focused on those who eagerly await the end of the Bush administration, offering calendars, magnets, and t-shirts for sale as well as counters and graphics to […]

Operation Mockingbird: CIA Media Manipulation

Perhaps this is the reason “The Central Intelligence Agency owns everyone of any significance in the major media.” –William Colby, former CIA Director, By Mary Louise The CIA’s secret activities, covert missions, and connections of control are all done under the pretense and protection of national security with no accountability whatsoever, at least in their […]

I like this one:

“A society whose citizens refuse to see and investigate the facts, who refuse to believe that their government and their media will routinely lie to them and fabricate a reality contrary to verifiable facts, is a society that chooses and deserves the Police State Dictatorship it’s going to get.” — Ian Williams Goddard

John Bolton to be target of citizen’s arrest at Hay Festival

And well he should be: John Bolton, the former US ambassador to the United Nations, faces a citizen’s arrest when he addresses an audience at the Hay Festival in Wales this evening. DAVID HOWELLS John Bolton was the US ambassador to the UN until January 2006 George Monbiot, the journalist and activist, is planning the […]

Fuel protests rage as “global solution” urged

This is a Reuters news bulletin. this is what is happening in Europe this very minute. Why is this not on our mainstream media’s front page. It’s not like it gets any cheaper here either. By Andrew Roche LONDON (Reuters) – The pain of soaring oil prices provoked new protests in Europe on Wednesday, and […]

Prominent Structural Engineers Say Official Version of 9/11 “Impossible” “Defies Common Logic” “Violates the Law of Physics”

Numerous structural engineers now publicly challenge the government’s account of the destruction of the Trade Centers on 9/11, including: Two professors of structural engineering at a prestigious Swiss university (Dr. Joerg Schneider and Dr. Hugo Bachmann) said that, on 9/11, World Trade Center 7 was brought down by controlled demolition (translation here) Kamal S. Obeid, […]

Michael Parenti on conspiracy theories and the left wing paranoia about them

I could not have said it better myself. (An oldie but a goodie from Parenti. Some things never change, it seems… but that won’t stop anyone from trying. Reposting at the suggestion of user ‘cburn’. -rep.) From Dirty Truths by Michael Parenti (1996, City Lights Books) (Pages 172 – 191) THE JFK ASSASSINATION II: CONSPIRACY […]

Graeme MacQueen – 3.19.2008 – University of Waterloo

At this moment Universities all over The US are hosting forums, debates and lectures about the events of 911. One such lecture was by an eminently erudite professor by the name of Greame MacQueen. whether you believe the official “Conspiracy theory”, that 19 Arab young men were send to their deaths by a malignant extremist […]

Bush ‘plans Iran air strike by August’

By Muhammad Cohen NEW YORK – The George W Bush administration plans to launch an air strike against Iran within the next two months, an informed source tells Asia Times Online, echoing other reports that have surfaced in the media in the United States recently. Two key US senators briefed on the attack planned to […]

Iraq War May Have Increased Energy Costs Worldwide by a Staggering $6 Trillion

The invasion of Iraq by Britain and the US has trebled the price of oil, according to a leading expert, costing the world a staggering $6 trillion in higher energy prices alone. The oil economist Dr Mamdouh Salameh, who advises both the World Bank and the UN Industrial Development Organisation (Unido), told The Independent on […]

The War Camp in Death Throes is Intent on Striking Iran

By Mehrnaz Shahabi 25/05/08 “ICH” — The most aggressive posturing and accusations against Iran, yet issued by Washington, signal the rapid closure of the window of opportunity for peace which opened up following the release of the US’ National Intelligence Estimate in December 07 concluding that there was no evidence of a nuclear weaponisation programme […]