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It’s Time to End Child Trafficking and International Complicity in Preventing Accountability

By Ramona Wadi, for Strategic Culture Foundation “Forced Disappearances and International Complicity in Preventing Accountability” On the International Day of the Disappeared, countries around the world remember their statistical data regarding the missing persons, while relatives are reminded of another year characterised by widespread impunity. Like other days scheduled for commemoration by the UN, the International […]

A Cult of Death

I do not believe that a nation dies save by suicide. To the very last every problem is a problem of will; and if we will we can be whole. G.K. Chesterton         I It is not easy to comment on the period we are now living through. While most discussion is […]

NEW NUMBERS – Biggest Unemployment Surge in American History

By Michael Snyder The pace at which Americans are losing their jobs is absolutely breathtaking.  According to the Wall Street Journal, the largest number of new claims for unemployment benefits ever recorded in a single week prior to this year was 695,000 during the week that ended October 2nd, 1982.  So that means that what we […]

Report: 737 MAX Production Shutdown Big Blow to Boeing, US Economy

Chicago, Illinois, United States – Boeing’s temporary halt in production of its 737 MAX jet lays bare a deepening crisis that could soon weigh even more heavily on the American economy, according to a report. The aviation giant’s announcement late Monday put no timeframe on the stoppage, but Wall Street analysts immediately began accounting for […]

Libya’s Civil War – the New Crisis 

By Steve Brown for FRN –  is the author of “Iraq: the Road to War” (Sourcewatch) editor of “Bush Administration War Crimes in Iraq” (Sourcewatch) “Trump’s Limited Hangout” and “Federal Reserve: Out sourcing the Monetary System to the Money Trust Oligarchs Since 1913”; Steve is an antiwar activist, a published scholar on the US monetary […]