Police Repression in Haiti: Thousands March Demanding President Martelly’s Resignation – Hundreds Faint from Tear Gas

Martelly Dances on Dessalines’ Grave By Thomas Péralte and Kim Ives On Oct. 17, the 208th anniversary of the assassination of Haiti’s founding father Jean-Jacques Dessalines, tens of thousands of demonstrators took to Haiti’s streets, once again, to demand the unconditional resignation of President Michel Joseph Martelly. In an effort to undercut the protest, Martelly…

The Ethnic Cleansing of Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the Age of Obama: How HBCUs are Turning White

By Dr. Jahi Issa Dr. Issa wrote Part One of this article for the September 6, 2011, issue of Black Agenda Report, when he was an assistant professor of history and Africana Studies at Delaware State University, in Dover, an historically Black institution that becomes less Black each year. Dr. Issa planned to quickly follow…

Gough Whitlam and the Forgotten Coup: How America and Britain Crushed the Government of Their ‘Ally’, Australia

By John Pilger   Across the political and media elite in Australia, a silence has descended on the memory of the great, reforming prime minister Gough Whitlam, who has died. His achievements are recognised, if grudgingly, his mistakes noted in false sorrow. But a critical reason for his extraordinary political demise will, they hope, be…

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USA’s humanitarian aid and weapons delivered to Daesh terrorists in Syria, while Turkey refusing hospitalization to Kurds fighters from Kobane

Originally posted on the real SyrianFreePress Network:
U.S. Humanitarian Aid Going to Daesh-ISIL Not only are foodstuffs, medical supplies—even clinics—going to ISIS, the distribution networks are paying ISIS ‘taxes’ and putting ISIS people on their payrolls. GAZIANTEP, Turkey—While U.S. warplanes strike at the militants of the so-called Islamic State in both Syria and Iraq, truckloads…

Economic Genocide in Rwanda: Installing a US Protectorate in Central Africa ~ By Prof Michel Chossudovsky

Originally written in May 2000, the following text is Part II of Chapter 7 entitled “Economic Genocide in Rwanda”, of the Second Edition of The Globalization of Poverty and the New World Order , Global Research 2003.  This text updates the author’s analysis on Rwanda written in 1995 , which was published in the first edition of Globalization of Poverty, TWN and Zed Books,…

Ai Weiwei – Alcatraz prison exhibition Oct 2014 – Apr 2015

Originally posted on discordion {Artist Ian Pritchard}:
Gotta LOVE Ai Weiwei! He’s filled Alcatraz prison with a giant rainbow dragon and Lego models of 175 prisoners of conscience, from Nelson Mandela to Edward Snowden. fricking awesome! ? http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2014/sep/24/ai-weiwei-alcatraz-lego-extraordinary Jason Farago, theguardian.com, ? @ Large, Ai Weiwei https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dpzg5c8GKdw ? Chinese artist Ai Weiwei talks about his newest exhibition at…

Sex, drugs, hookers and dope bring Italy out of recession..just like Spain

Originally posted on Follow The Money:
http://rt.com/news/196216-prostitution-drugs-italy-recession/ Illegal economic activities such as drugs and prostitution are apparently responsible for having lifted Italy out of economic recession. EU data calculations have demonstrated that the black market has significantly boosted GDP figures. Italy is technically no longer in economic recession because of the addition of figures from…

A Deafening Silence

Originally posted on Aletho News:
Objectivity? By Andrew Smolski | CounterPunch | October 17, 2014 Where is the American corporate media at on the disappearance of 43 normalistas from a rural teachers college in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico? Where is the wall to wall coverage? Where are the calls for Enrique Peña Nieto to resign? Or,…

US Propaganda: How Corporate America Manipulates the American Public Into Unwitting Support for Corporate Fascism

The Absurd Illusions of a Shining City on a Hill By Mark Weiser The average natural born citizen in any country is continuously indoctrinated into the national culture starting about the time they begin understanding the meaning of words. There’s one country in particular where reality is staring the public in the face, but the…

International Criminal Court: Criminal Complaint filed by James C. Ryan (Ph.D., Istanbul, Turkey 6/10/2014) against American, British, Turkish, Saudi, Jordanian, Croatian, Belgian, Bulgarian, French, Romanian citizens

Originally posted on the real SyrianFreePress Network:
INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT Office of the Prosecutor The Hague The Netherlands Criminal Complaint filed by James C. Ryan 6 October 2014 Criminal Carnage in Syria by the Criminal Cabal for Perpetual War ~ COVER LETTER TO THE OFFICE OF THE PROSECUTOR The Honorable Fatou Bensouda Office of the…

McCain 2011: The Arab Spring: “A virus that will attack Moscow and Beijing”

Originally posted on Follow The Money:
http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2011/11/the-arab-spring-a-virus-that-will-attack-moscow-and-beijing/248762/ I’m up at the 2011 Halifax International Security Forum where 18 defense ministers and a who’s who of the international defense and security community have assembled.  The forum is modestly sized with about 200 attendees — but the diversity of perspective here is impressive. I’ll have a post…

Australian Reserve Bank’s Guy Debelle warns of “violent” market sell-off

Originally posted on Follow The Money:
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/reserve-banks-guy-debelle-warns-of-violent-market-selloff/story-e6frg8zx-1227089706811?from=google_rss&google_editors_picks=true THE Reserve Bank has warned financial markets face a “violent” and rapidly escalating market sell-off, while criticising investors for mispricing risks and mindlessly believing central banks’ predictions about the future direction of interest rates. The comments came in a speech by the RBA’s assistant governor for financial markets…

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Putin: “Russia’s isolation is absurd & illusory goal” (Full Transcript) ~ Russian diplomat slams Australian PM: “Our president’s a pro judo wrestler”

Originally posted on the real SyrianFreePress Network:
President Vladimir Putin: “Russia’s isolation is absurd & illusory goal” Trying to isolate Russia with sanctions and restrictive measures is “an absurd and illusory goal,” Russia’s president has said. Moscow intends to “further deepen” cooperation with EU partners, Vladimir Putin told the Serbian newspaper, Politika. ~ Read the…