Just recently, I was checking out some video footage of the Oakland police attacking the Occupy Oakland camp along with some footage of the Egyptian police attacking Tahrir Square, and for a moment or two there, I almost couldn't tell the difference... and that isn't good. I've seen good before, and that isn't it.
Former Turkish Prime Minister Mesut Yilmaz admits Turkish government involvement over forests arson in Greece in the mid-1990s, as retaliation [to Greece's Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) support?].
While it's not that much something new (members of the Gray Wolves have in the past in turkish courts of law, objected to the fact that they where used for arson in Greece and their services to their country were not being recognised) hearing it from an ex Prime Minister gives a whole new dimension.
The soldiers are leaving, companies are coming. Time for business!
In Iraq itself, the U.S. maintains its relentless military presence, replacing uniformed soldiers with an "invisible" army of 17,000 mercenaries by private companies. Among the 5500 count (just those Marines leaving this month) Mercenaries Special Missions, a station-mammoth of a CIA-and a fortress embassy in Baghdad. This country of 30 million people is left with 4.5 million orphans, with 600,000 homeless children, 1.5 million widows, with 28% unemployment, and damaged infrastructure ...
So far, at least five of the USA's major labor unions have endorsed Barack Obama for re-election, despite his cozy relationship with bankers and Wall Street, his warmongering overseas, and his horrendous civil liberties record. Sadly, ironically, it seems that the biggest obstacle to the struggle for workers' rights in the USA is the unions.
"No racism, no to racism". this is the cry that has echoed through the streets of Florence, where we held the event organized by the Senegalese community as a result of the dual omcidio last Tuesday of two compatriots. Hoping for a future which appreciates the value of diversity
Egyptian revolution is larger than the Military Council (SCAF) and against Torture and Military violence against protesters and Egyptian revolution is still continuing to achieve Democracy.