After US Military Rape Attacks Japanese Call for Removal of Bases

Originally posted on The Green Star:
Tensions are on the rise in Japan over the US military bases in the country in the wake of fresh charges of sexual assault filed against two US Navy servicemen, Press TV reports. Japan’s Okinawa Prefecture, which hosts a majority of US bases, is brewing with anti-US sentiments over…

While London and Edinburgh signed an agreement allowing Scotland to hold a referendum on independence, Madrid may need convincing to allow Catalonia to hold their own referendum on independence.

Catalonia could ask Europe for help Barcelona – ready to leave the nest? While London and Edinburgh signed an agreement on Monday (15 October) allowing Scotland to hold a referendum on independence within the next two years, Barcelona said it might look for international help in order to convince Madrid to allow Catalonia to hold…

BRUSSELS – The European Parliament called on ministers to withdraw Yves Mersch’s nomination for the European Central Bank’s (ECB) executive board, insisting that a female candidate should be considered for the post.

EU diplomats said Mersch is likely to get the job anyway (Photo: European Parliament) MEPs’ gender vote sparks power struggle with member states   By Benjamin Fox BRUSSELS – The European Parliament on Thursday (25 October) called on ministers to withdraw Yves Mersch’s nomination for the European Central Bank’s (ECB) executive board, insisting that a…

Originally posted on toolwielder:
AP/Bela Szandelszky Gypsies march with their possessions through the village of Gyongyospata, eastern Hungary, Friday, April 22, 2011. GYONGYOSPATA, HUNGARY—They called themselves a neighbourhood watch. On March 1, 2011, at least 2,000 members of a right-wing paramilitary group called the Civil Guard Association for a Better Future rolled into this sleepy…

Originally posted on Occupied Palestine | فلسطين:
TheAngryindian 07.06.2001 ‘As for a climactic conflict between a once-Christian West and an Islamic world that is growing in numbers and advancing inexorably into Europe for the third time in 14 centuries, on this one, Breivik may be right’. -Patrick Buchanan [FOTO: Public memorial one day after the Breivik attacks.…

The Naxalite Rebellion: Social Inequality and Violence in India

An objective look at the social, political, and economic conditions in India which have given rise to the Naxalite insurgency. Despite economic growth, overall poverty in India has increased due to uneven economic development. The Naxals consist of various political parties influenced by Mao Zedong’s communist ideology calling for armed peasant insurrection against the upper…

One wonders what the Obama apologists will say about this. It is never his fault because it was someone else’s mess and he got stuck cleaning it? Hmmmm, looking for a second term and still using others as scape goats to justify his incompetence. Interesting don’t you think? I wonder who he will blame for…

Etymology of an ethnic conflict ~ by Jason Johnson

ASIA Times PATTANI – In Thailand’s insurgency-hit three southernmost provinces of Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat, the state’s marginalization of the Malay language has been a core grievance among Malay Muslim nationalists aiming for either independence or substantial autonomy from the predominantly Buddhist nation. Read the entire article at original source ~ Asia Times Online~

Aid Dependency in Cambodia: How Foreign Assistance Undermines Democracy by Sophal Ear

BOOK REVIEW Curse of the donor Aid Dependency in Cambodia: How Foreign Assistance Undermines Democracy by Sophal Ear Reviewed by Sebastian Strangio PHNOM PENH – On November 22, 2011, at Cambodia’s United Nations-backed war crimes court, one of the former leaders of the Khmer Rouge rose to address the chamber. In his booming voice, 85-year-old…

In Amerika there will never be a real debate ~ Paul Craig Roberts

SOURCE God help them if Obama and Romney ever had to participate in a real debate about a real issue at the Oxford Union. They would be massacred. The “debates” revealed that not only the candidates but also the entire country is completely tuned out to every real problem and dangerous development. For example, you…

A guide to how the war for control is waged upon us, and 4 ways to fight back. by Tony Cartalucci

via Land Destroyer October 26, 2012 – The terms insurgency and counterinsurgency can quickly become confusing in a politically motivated context. However, generally speaking, an insurgency seeks to overthrow an established institution or political order, while a counterinsurgency seeks to maintain that order. In the United States, and around much of the world where the…

Eugenics and the IQ Test

by Adib Rashad ~ Between 1890 to 1930, over one hundred social intelligence studies of African Americans, Asians, Africans, South Americans, and Eastern and Southern Europeans were published in various professional and scholarly journals. These studies comprised a mass of theories pertaining to racial differences that was accepted as scientific evidence.  The theories and the methods…

Originally posted on Piazza della Carina:
SOURCE More than 100 Rohingya Muslims have been killed in a recent wave of sectarian violence in Myanmar’s western state of Rakhine, a Muslim party leader says. Hla Thein, the vice chairman of the National Democratic Party for Development (NDPD), said on Friday that over 100 Muslims have lost…

Originally posted on THE WAKING GIANT:
TWG: I wonder how many black panthers, acorn scrubs, seiu thugs and racist gang bangers they’ll identify while they’re at our polls intimidating Conservative voters ala 2008 elections…… oh wait……. They’re looking at the VICTIMS.  Perhaps they’ll be providing “security” for the felonious activities of obama’s goons.  After all…..…