The Illuminati and Why It Spoke to Me

Growing up as a working class woman of color, I knew from a young age that something was wrong with the conditions under which I and people who looked like me were living. I knew that living in a drug infested neighborhood, having to move from substandard building to substandard building because my mom didn’t…

Photos: Greek Protesters Clash With Police On Austerity Measures

Protesters clashed with police near the parliament in Athens, Wednesday Nov. 7, 2012 during the second day of demonstration against new austerity measures. A crucial parliamentary vote on new spending cuts is the toughest test yet for the country’s fragile four month-old coalition government, which must pass the 13.5 billion euro ($17 billion) package of…

Greece still waits for cash despite austerity vote

Athens woke up today to reminders of Wednesday’s anti-austerity riots. (Nikolas Giakoumidis/Associated Press) Greece’s euro partners won’t be able to release the country’s next batch of bailout cash next week, even though the Greek Parliament narrowly backed more unpopular austerity measures Thursday. Germany’s Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said the 17-country eurozone is not yet in…

Ismail Cadare

Ismail Kadare (b. 1936) is at present the only Albanian writer to enjoy a broad international reputation. His talents both as a poet and as a prose writer have lost none of their innovative force over the last three decades. Born and raised in the museum-city of Gjirokastra, Kadare studied in the Faculty of History and…

The Special Interests Won Again

Paul Craig Roberts Institute for Political Economy   November 07, 2012 The election that was supposed to be too close to call turned out not to be so close after all. In my opinion, Obama won for two reasons: (1) Obama is non-threatening and inclusive, whereas Romney exuded a “us vs. them” impression that many found…

Originally posted on MidnightWatcher's Blogspot:
By JODI RUDOREN, The New York Times -“JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday reiterated his willingness to attack the Iranian nuclear programwithout support from Washington or the world, returning to an aggressive posture that he had largely abandoned since his United Nations speech in September. ‘When David Ben-Gurion declared the foundation of…

Originally posted on http://akkaoldfart.wordpress.com.:
Yedioth Aharonot: “An Ugly Victory” Emphasizing the wild reaction of the Hebrew media and Israel’s upper echelon of politicians to Obama’s victory, Mossad opened on the same day a recruiting campaign over the internet. Its ads appeared next to pictures illustrating the victory, creating an eerie image. Is…

Originally posted on Video Rebel's Blog:
The amount of fraud in America has reached astounding levels. On the CBS Evening News on 9-10-2001 Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld admitted that neither he nor his Comptroller Rabbi Dov Zakheim could trace the whereabouts of 2.3 trillion dollars missing from the DOD. Also on that same…