Supreme Court Empowers the Transnational Corporate Class to Buy Congress Through Domestic Corporations.

Supreme Court Empowers the Transnational Corporate Class to Buy US Congress Through Domestic Corporations. Manchurian Candidates: Supreme Court allows China and others unlimited spending in US elections By Greg Palast | Updated from the original report for AlterNet Thursday, January 21, 2010 In today’s Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the […]

2009 - The Year in Review

In the early morning hours of Jan. 1, 2009, a white transit cop in Oakland, California, shot and killed Oscar Grant, a young black man. Grant was lying face down on a train platform with his hands handcuffed behind his back at the time of the shooting. The cop claimed he thought Grant was going […]

Tibet Was No Shangri-La Under The Rule of the Dalai Lamas; It Was 'Hell On Earth' Before Revolution

Today in Dharmsala, India, the former aristocrat ruler of Tibet, the Dalai Lama, pronounced that China has created a ‘Hell on Earth’ in Tibet, as he described oppression by the Chinese government. This is just what critics of ‘His Holiness’ claim about the role of the Lamas ‘Dark Ages’ iron fisted rule before the revolution in Tibet where […]