TPP and ‘Pivot to Asia’ Facing Backlash

By: Tuesday April 29, 2014 2:57 pm

For those unaware of the new US “grand strategy” it involves not just overthrowing governments in Ukraine to expand power into Eurasia but also trying to encircle East Asia’s newest power, China. Called throughout Washington policy circles as the “Pivot to Asia” the plan to encircle China involves both moving greater military forces into the region as well as an anti-democratic “trade deal” known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP).

 

Philippines Relief: Kim Kardashian, Victoria & David Beckham, One Direction

By: Sunday November 24, 2013 7:03 am

Kim Kardashian claims she’s getting behind the Philippine Typhoon effort in a big way. Uh huh honey.

Typhoon Deaths In Philippines Expected To Be In Thousands

By: Monday November 11, 2013 6:45 am

Typhoon Haiyan appears to be one of the deadliest natural disasters on record. Haiyan hit the eastern coast of the Philippines on Friday with winds reaching 170 mph. One of the hardest hit sections of the country was Leyte Island and its capital city of Tacloban where an estimated 10,000 people died.

The Frightening Shape of things to come

By: Monday November 11, 2013 1:30 am

The size of the recent disaster in the Philippines is truly staggering.

The Illegal War on Latin American (!) Terrorism

By: Sunday June 6, 2010 1:15 pm

The UN has vague concerns and John Bellinger, former Legal Adviser to the United States Secretary of State during the Bush administration, very specific ones about the way in which we’re using cover of a war on terrorism (which has, after all, been renamed a war against violent extremism, with no specificity to al Qaeda or terrorism) to target people we’ve got no legal basis targeting.

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