Want to see the American democracy fixed? Electing Sen. Bernie Sanders may be the most pragmatic way to commence the fixing.
No country is immune from corruption, the author weighs in on which countries are severely tarnished by corruption.
Here is the utter deception carried out on the American people to support the invasion of Iraq, as a leaked classified report revealed that Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld and others knew almost nothing about any actual weapons or capabilities.
With wall-to-wall crowds, climbing poll numbers, and a wave of critical new endorsements, Bernie Sanders is riding high, the author weighs in.
From ‘the endless war’ to securing a real ‘energy security’ policy, Bacevich says “today’s crop of presidential candidates either are unable to grasp, cannot articulate, or choose to ignore those matters that shouldrightfully fall under a commander-in-chief’s purview.”
By September 2012, after almost a decade at the task, the U.S. had allocated and spent nearly $25 billion on “training, equipping, and sustaining” the Iraqi security forces, according to a report by the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction. In the end, the U.S. claimed to have trained roughly 950,000 members of the “steady,” “solid,” and well-trained Iraqi security forces.
And yet just two and a half years after the U.S. withdrawal from Iraq, that same force collapsed in spectacular fashion to less than 31,000 ISIS militants (according to CIA estimates) and these forces reportedly were so frightened by 800 ISIS militants that they went running, leaving equipment and even their uniforms behind, thus handing over the second largest city in the country, Mosul.
We’ve all heard this one: if a politician wants to disarm the public, he should give up his own security protection. See how he likes it. What is it about politicians that gives them a special right to have armed professionals stalk their perimeter and mumble into their collars?
In the face of such injustice, Allen Peake is a model of virtue among a cesspool of state corruption. He defies the unjust cannabis prohibition by bringing medical cannabis into Georgia from states where it is legal, such as Colorado.
By Jeff Berwick|The DollarVigilante “We are repeating [the devastating deflation and depression of 2008],” Soros said during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in an interview with Bloomberg TV. “The root cause of the crisis is different this time, however. In 2008, it was the subprime crisis in America. This time, it is China and the deflationary forces […]
Donald Trump is gathering a great deal of support not despite his frequent change of focus and promises to defeat globalism, but because of them. He represents a candidate who is not
From farm to pharmaceutical, diesel truck to dinner plate, pipeline to plastic product, it is impossible to think of an area of our modern-day lives that is not affected by the petrochemical industry. The story of oil is the story of the modern world. And this is the story of those who helped shape that world, and how the oil-igarchy they created is on the verge of monopolizing life itself.
In a “huge victory” for workers, a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) judge ruled Thursday that Walmart illegally fired 16 associates who took part in a 2013 strike outside the company’s headquarters and must offer to reinstate them.
Sen. Bernie Sanders has a new plan to achieve the dream of countless Americans for nearly a century – healthcare coverage for everyone.