The coffee’s freshly ground, there’s a wide selection of teas and the sticky buns are homemade.
- The corporate media in the US wants no part of Glenn Greenwald. The Guardian has no such qualms. Bradley Manning deserves a medal. “The prosecution of the whistleblower and alleged WikiLeaks source Bradley Manning is an exercise in intimidation, not justice.”
- “Hopes of an early end to the eurozone’s troubles were fading yesterday as Nicolas Sarkozy launched a personal attack on David Cameron amid growing signs that last week’s agreement struck by the other 26 European Union countries without Britain is fraying at the edges.”
- “Banks stand to lose millions of dollars in debt repayments if the biggest municipal bankruptcy in American history is allowed to proceed.” The scandal of the Alabama poor cut off from water
- Revealed: huge increase in executive pay for America’s top bosses. “Exclusive survey shows America’s CEOs enjoyed pay hikes of up to 40% last year – with one chief executive earning $145m.” Earning? Earning? Are you shittin’ me?
- “In another outbreak of right-wing extremist violence, an abandoned mosque located in an ultra-Orthodox Jerusalem neighborhood was vandalized early Wednesday and police were assaulted as they attempted to arrest seven suspects in a previous attack on an Israeli army base.”
- “Aymara Indian, former coca grower, avowed socialist and Bolivian president, Evo Morales was a living embodiment of the alliance between the Latin American left and the region’s indigenous peoples.”
Marx in the morning
Prof David Harvey of the Graduate School, CUNY speaks to The End of Capitalism?
The truth will set you free but first it’ll piss you off