Tom Engelhardt: The U.S. Military Bombs in the Twenty-First Century
The US military is not exceptional, save in sheer scale. It's bad enough that the public is repeatedly told otherwise, but worse, the officialdom has…
Stock Market Investors Abandon Private Equity, Expect No Profits Overall From Current Deals
Equity investors think private equity funds will show no profits on their current deals, which contrasts sharply with portfolio company…
YELLEN SPEAKS: Your complete preview of this week’s big economic events (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)
REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst What a week! The first full week of February saw the release of the January jobs report — a mixed report that " confused "…
Malawi: Death Threats in Malawi 2011 Cashgate Trial – Mphwiyo Corruption Rap Begins March 16
[Nyasa Times] Former Malawi Budget Director Paul Mphwiyo, whose shooting on 13 September 2013 led to the unravelling of the systematic looting of…
Nigeria: How Poor National Assembly Oversight Aided U.S.$2.1 Billion Arms Scandal
[Daily Trust] Poor oversight function by both chambers of the National Assembly abetted the diversion of the $2.1bn money meant for the purchase of…
Should Congress Investigate Autism-Vaccine Link?
By Anne Dachel There was amazing coverage by NewsMax's Sylvia Booth Hubbard in the story, Should Congress Investigate Potential Autism-Vaccine Link?…
Media & Public Health Reaction If Lead in Water was Handled Like Mercury in Vaccines
By Julie Obradovic I’ve watched the Flint water crisis unfold like everyone else. To be sure, it’s…
Portugal’s Socialist Party agrees to impose further austerity
The Left Bloc, Communist Party and Greens have enabled the Socialist Party government to impose one pro-capitalist measure after another in the short…
Italian steel work faces closure or sell-off
On January 11, 500 steel workers occupied the city hall in Genoa to protest the likely loss of their…
Gallantry: Navy Foils Attack On Ship, Rescues 25 Foreigners
The Nigerian Navy has foiled an attempt by suspected sea pirates to hijack a Maersk merchant ship, carrying cargo to Nigeria. It also prevented the…
Amnesty Says UN Mission To CAR Has Evident Gaps In Capacity
Amnesty International has criticised the UN peacekeeping operation in the Central African Republic (CAR), saying that “gaps in the force’s…