What’s happening in this country of ours? A most bizarre confluence of events has invaded our political scene and yet the response is overall lukewarm complacency, lethargic resignation, or the usual relentless drive towards more entertainment and escape from reality. A man, an indictable war criminal, from a country that earlier this last year slaughtered over […]
The B u l l e t Socialist Project • E-Bulletin No. 837 June 16, 2013 Gezi Park has been at the centre of the attention of the whole world throughout these two weeks, with its enjoyment of an atmosphere of freedom and shared life. This is another example of the fact that we, the […]
On March 21st Turkey and Kurdish separatists announced they had negotiated a ceasefire, ending a 30 year civil war. There was major fanfare over this truce in the corporate media. As an example, see PKK leader declares ceasefire Thus their failure to report that Turkey has already violated the truce five times stands out as […]
Retired General William G Boykin believes when he was assassinated in Benghazi, former ambassador Chris Stevens was working for the CIA running guns (or preparing to run them), via Turkey, to the Syrian rebels. He explains his reasoning in an interview with CNSNews.com. Boykin is the former commander of the U.S. Special Forces Command and […]
Somehow I find myself on the mailing list of the PKK (the Kurdish Workers Party), which is engaged in armed struggle against Turkey for an autonomous Kurdistan and cultural and political rights for all Turkish Kurds. According to Wikipedia, international human rights groups document decades of human rights abuses against the Kurds. In addition to […]
Aletho News | February 25, 2010 Obama’s provision of $54 billion in loan guarantees to the nuclear industry will cost Americans much more than the probable 50% default rate that the Congressional Budget Office anticipates. While the federal government will guarantee the profits of investors, rate payers will suffer the inevitable rate hikes. Higher electric […]
It’s Thanksgiving already. The day that many of us stay in bed late and are beckoned from sleep by an array of smells: turkey roasting in the oven, yams stewing in their own sweet juices, and pies filled with vanilla and spices. We gather in groups of friends and family, as many people as we […]
Reflective citizens need to ask what the celebration of Veterans Day is really about. If we are no longer celebrating the cause of peace, and instead are celebrating the military, what exactly are we celebrating?