Understanding Christian fascism in the US requires a lesson in Christian Right politics, whose overwhelming success in subverting American democracy is attributable to the supreme strategist Paul Weyrich. Bruce Wilson reports on how this right-wing analyst made the presidencies of Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush possible.
Saturday, May 02, 2015
BBC reports on the not-so-smart technology behind wind turbines, electric cars, smartphones and flatscreen TVs. While Westerners react with glee at new electronic toys developed for their amusement, residents of Inner Mongolia live daily with the toxic waste from producing them.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Just Say No to 350
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
In Secrecy, Intransigence and War -- last of a three-part series on Hillary Clinton -- CounterPunch examines the former First Lady's "propensity for overkill." As authors Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Clair observe, "repression has always been one of Mrs. Clinton's most prominent characteristics." As a war hawk, Senator Clinton showed no mercy, supporting President Bush and Vice President Cheney without reservation.
Sunday, April 12, 2015
NO JEWS ALLOWED
If you wonder why nothing good is happening, look no further than the White House. No, I'm not talking about the Bush/Obama bank bailouts; I'm talking about the Bush/Obama Faith-Based Initiative, that allows religious organizations to receive federal grants and contracts, while discriminating in hiring according to religious status. In case that's not clear, Christian organizations can receive Head Start, AmeriCorps and other federal program money, while maintaining a hiring policy of NO JEWS ALLOWED.
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
NATO War Crimes
Sixteen years after NATO bombed Yugoslavia, Gregory Elich recalls the horror of destroyed apartments, factories, schools and lives where residents were bewildered by the murderous aggression perpetrated by the US--whom they had previously believed was their friend.
Friday, March 27, 2015
Christian Fascism in the US
Friday, March 20, 2015
Jeffrey St. Clair runs down the numbers on torture, and it isn't pretty. 59% of Americans support the CIA's torture program, even when it's totally ineffective at gathering intelligence. Even when 25% of those tortured were absolutely innocent.