August 2007

By Ann Wright Truthout 8/22/07

On August 19, I flew to Ottawa, Canada to speak at alternative events during the third Security and Prosperity Partnership conference (more…)

By Paul Craig Roberts 8/31/07

The media is silent, Congress is absent, and Americans are distracted as George W. Bush openly prepares aggression against Iran. (more…)

By Stephen Lendman ICH 8/31/07
Part One

As Labor Day approaches, what better time to assess the state of working America. It’s under assault and weakened by decades of eroding rights in the richest country in the world once regarded as a model democratic state. (more…)

[KH: I highly recommend both these books for giving invaluable insight into what is currently happening in the U.S. and the world.]

Excerpted from The George Seldes Reader by Randolph T. Holhut

[Holhut: In 1943, Seldes wrote and self-published the book Facts and Fascism which is the most detailed and documented history on how big business subsidized fascism. (more…)

by David Swanson 8/26/07

Made Love, Got War” is the title of Norman Solomon’s latest book, an autobiographical account of the peace and disarmament movements in the United States over the past half century. (more…)

by Bernard Weiner 8/28/07

“Outsourcing” jobs overseas is only the tip of the iceberg. How about the CheneyBush Administration “outsourcing” our military, our intelligence-gathering, our nation’s soul? (more…)

by Ann Berg 8/28/07

While economic pundits point fingers at loose lending for the malodor in the housing market that is now filling the noses of financiers, they miss the primary cause: permanent war. (more…)

by Dean Baker 8/28/07

For the last quarter century, corporate America has been at war against the labor movement. After a long period in which unions were an accepted part of the economic and political landscape, most corporations adopted a much more hostile attitude toward unions. (more…)

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