Trump has the merit of being a very tough-minded man who has dealt for decades with powerful people to get what he wants, and he has made billions doing it. He is no mere respecter of title or position, but a man who judges by what you actually can do
Living in America as a sane person is becoming an increasingly difficult proposition. Every day seems to progressively become a stroll within the confines of controlled chaos which could erupt at any moment. With increasing frequency incidents occur whose official versions bear little resemblance to objective reality
As the fantasy of Vladimir Putin as "Vlad the Terrible" ratchets up in the US-UK-NATO driven new Cold War, the Independent runs a piece headed: "What lies behind the new Russian threat to Ukraine", the sub-heading is: "Vladimir Putin, his opponents repeatedly point out, has form on this. The war between Russia and Georgia took place in 2008 at the...
It is surprising that out of 300 million people, the United States of America presents Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump as the two main candidates for the Presidential election in 2016. But that is a matter for the citizens of the United States of America. Where it becomes our business is in the area of foreign policy...here we have something to...
Some time ago I wrote a series of articles on the US imperial wars: one against Milosevic's Serbia for the control of Kosovo and the destruction of Yugoslavia, another against Libya that ended with Gaddafi's death at the hands of NATO's henchmen and that, unfortunately still going on, against Syria.
"You are going the wrong way. You are driving the wrong way. You are going to kill someone!" Some of you may recognize the lines. You may even remember the movie scene. Those words are practically synonymous with the comedy, 'Planes, Trains and Automobiles." Moreover, that sentence introduced the film's near denouement.
Happy Birthday Comrade Fidel and ninety times, Thank you! Place one word in any search engine: Fidel - and you will find the biography of a champion of freedom, a champion of democracy, a champion of the fight against tyranny, a champion of Humanity both in Cuba and abroad, where his programmes have brought Light to countless millions of lives.
Were it not so serious it would be hilarious. The British have voted to leave the European Union on the basis of the combination of a pack of lies by Government Ministers backing the "out" campaign and a whipped up xenophobia about all those "foreigners" taking jobs, homes, places on public transport etc.
The world knows that the 2016 US presidential horse race features two cartoonish characters that are perhaps the most polarizing figures in American national politics. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump appear at a tenuous moment in the world's history
Since the dawn of civilization, a city has existed in the presently besieged country of Syria and has been known to mankind as Halab, Khalpe,Khalibon, and to the Greeks and Romans as Beroe in ancient times. This is a city which has served in modern times as the commercial capital of a modern and secular nation of Syria. Yes, it was a wealthy city...
Russia's greatest track and field athlete Yelena Isinbayeva is being sacrificed on the altar of sport. The most irreproachable of Russia's marquee international competitors, Isinbayeva is now singled out by WADA, the IAAF, and the political and business establishment of worldwide athletics to die on the cross of sportsmanship
When Paul Tibbets was thirteen years old he flew a bi-plane over Florida's Miami Beach dropping a promotional cargo of Babe Ruth Candy Bars directly on to the promotional target area, in an advertising stunt. It was his first solo flight and: "From that moment he became hooked on flying."
The UK it seems, has joined the US in its authorities and government developing a collective form of acute paranoia. A mildly deviant act by any petty criminal or a soul with mental health problems is immediately labeled a potential terrorist act before investigations have even begun.