Tags » Imperialism

PERU: Former President Latest Arrest in Odebrecht Corruption Ring

By Matt Handocerdos

Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo was arrested Tuesday and faces possible extradition from California under charges of corruption for accepting $20 million in bribes from Latin America’s biggest construction firm Grupo Odebrecht. 503 more words


Is a New US Mideast War Inevitable? by Patrick J. Buchanan

Will the US add to its string of fruitless and costly wars in the Middle East? From Patrick J. Buchanan at buchanan.org:

In October 1950, as U.S. 858 more words

Foreign Policy

Who Killed Oscar and Valeria: The Inconvenient History of the Refugee Crisis, by Ramzy Baroud

Western nations complain refugees flows from countries they’ve bombed, made war in, and otherwise screwed up. From Ramzy Baroud at antiwar.com:

History never truly retires. 1,108 more words

Foreign Policy

Artistas encabezan marchas contra Rosselló.

Miles de manifestantes se congregaron por quinto día, el miércoles en el Capitolio de San Juan para marchar y reclamar a una sola voz la renuncia del gobernador Rosselló. 1,024 more words


Cotton, slaves, war, and measles in colonial Fiji

Second of two articles on Land Labour and Epidemic Disease in the capitalist penetration of the Pacific 
First part here.

Almost one hundred years after the Sydney Cove epidemic, a similarly catastrophic epidemic hit the people of Fiji, and once again this happened in the midst of military conflict between settlers and the indigenous people. 3,085 more words

Working Class History

...and the new name for the Republican Party is...

The Republican Party is now a party of radicals whose objective is to protect and expand the wealth of the globalized oligarchy. It is a party of radicals who are dismantling civil society. 486 more words


Pompeo’s Big Lie on Iran, by Jacob G. Hornberger

Mike Pompeo wants to tell Iranians about how much the US government cares for them. From Jacob G. Hornberger at fff.org:

In a tiff over whether Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his delegation would be permitted to enter the United States as part of a meeting of the United Nations and over whether they would be free to travel freely around New York City, U.S. 1,001 more words

Foreign Policy