101 Things We Learned from WikiLeaks’ Podesta Emails

US voters have been given a rare, even unprecedented opportunity to look at the machinery inside an electoral campaign and a foundation, as presented by the insiders themselves. Being afforded this privilege motivated one columnist to assert: “Those voting for Hillary Clinton, defending Clinton and supporting Clinton without reading the information reported by WikiLeaks are… Read More 101 Things We Learned from WikiLeaks’ Podesta Emails

Links for today: A failed ideology and a failed war

Deathpower has had a steady stream of articles on the financial bailout of Wall St., the impending depression, and the crash of neo-liberalism. Interestingly, only after the bailout plan was passed did the mainstream U.S. media start to report more fully on why the bailout would likely not have the intended effects, and that the… Read More Links for today: A failed ideology and a failed war

Chalmers Johnson, Dennis Kucinich: On Bailing Out Bankers and Butchers

…and continuing from the last two posts for today… Along with Andrew Bacevich, Howard Zinn, and Tom Engelhardt at TomDispatch.com, Chalmers Johnson is one of my favourite American critics of American empire. In an article that is being reproduced across a range of sites, Johnson argues in “We Have the Bailout Money–We’re Spending It on… Read More Chalmers Johnson, Dennis Kucinich: On Bailing Out Bankers and Butchers