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Evidence of US Alleged Support to Terrorists in Syria, Iraq Continues to Emerge

Evidence continues to emerge that the US military forces in Syria and Iraq are cooperating with the Daesh terrorist group, according to Iranian political analyst Seyyed Hadi Afghahi. According to Iranian, Syrian and Russian military officials, the US support to terrorists undermine the efforts to end the war in Syria and Iraq. There is a … Continue reading Evidence of US Alleged Support to Terrorists in Syria, Iraq Continues to Emerge →

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What’s Behind China’s Breakthrough in Atomic Energy Production

China sees the atomic energy boom with the number of nuclear power stations in the mainland soaring. However, the Celestial Empire harbors a more ambitious goal seeking to boost the construction of China-made atomic stations abroad, commentators told Sputnik, shedding light on Beijing’s competitive advantages. China is determined to gain leading positions on the global nuclear energy … Continue reading What’s Behind China’s Breakthrough in Atomic Energy Production →

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CIA Urges Trump to Delay Release of 3,000 Files on JFK Assassination

More than 3,000 never-before-seen documents from the FBI, CIA, and Justice Department on the assassination of John F. Kennedy are scheduled be released, with many experts fearing that such a large release of secret JFK assassination documents will spur “a new generation of conspiracy theories.” According to Roger Stone, the CIA is urging President Donald Trump to delay … Continue reading CIA Urges Trump to Delay Release of 3,000 Files on JFK Assassination →

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ISIS Operations in the Philippines Failed; Maute Brothers Wiped Out

With the full cooperation of its ASEAN counterparts and the timely assistance from Chinese authorities, the Duterte government has finally recovered the entire Marawi City when the Philippine military confirmed the deaths of Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon and Maute group leader Omar Maute. Hapilon and Maute were both killed during a rescue operation by … Continue reading ISIS Operations in the Philippines Failed; Maute Brothers Wiped Out →

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7 Charts That Show How The Rich Hide Their Cash

Who avoids the most tax and what does that mean for inequality? These were the questions asked by two National Bureau of Economic Research working papers submitted this month (Tax Evasion and Inequality and Who Owns the Wealth in Tax Havens?).  Both papers are available publicly here. The research was based on a variety of data, including … Continue reading 7 Charts That Show How The Rich Hide Their Cash →

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Viva! Hasta la Victoria Siempre, Che Guevara!

Che! – You are one of the greatest revolutionaries of the 20th Century. You inspired tens of millions of people throughout the world to fight for justice, for their freedom and civil rights. You have left a vision of hope, of never giving up – a legacy of solidarity and of Venceremos! – we shall overcome. You … Continue reading Viva! Hasta la Victoria Siempre, Che Guevara! →

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Weinstein Scandal: What it tells us about celebs, politics & Hollywood

Harvey Weinstein’s sexual harassment scandal isn’t only an indictment of his twisted soul, but of America’s as well. The story of Weinstein, the uber-powerful film producer, co-founder of Miramax Films and major donor to Democratic politicians, who got fired from his job as co-Chairman of The Weinstein Company after the New York Times ran an … Continue reading Weinstein Scandal: What it tells us about celebs, politics & Hollywood →

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The Role of Neoliberalism in Spain’s Constitutional Crisis

With Catalonian President Carles Puigdemont stepping back from the brink in the midst of rising tensions in Spain over the region’s bid for independence, signing a declaration of independence but deciding to suspend its implementation, millions will have breathed a collective sigh of relief given the prospect of a severe response from Madrid. Though tensions … Continue reading The Role of Neoliberalism in Spain’s Constitutional Crisis →

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Catalan President Chickened Out; Catalans Outraged

Catalans have risked their lives during the referendum days ago to express their collective desiresfor self-determination. But just as they are getting ready to celebrate their victory at the ballot box, its own president bowed down to enormous pressure from the Spanish government. The people are right, freedom has been postponed for so many times. … Continue reading Catalan President Chickened Out; Catalans Outraged →

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The House of Saud bows to the House of Putin

Saudi Arabia pivots to Russia, the new sheriff in town. What a difference a year – an eternity in geopolitics – makes. No one could see this coming; the ideological matrix of all strands of Salafi-jihadi terror – which Russia fights no holds barred, from ISIS/Daesh to the Caucasus Emirate – beating a path to … Continue reading The House of Saud bows to the House of Putin →

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