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Posted on: Jun 3, 2011, Source: Independent UK

Imagine a prominent figure was charged, not with raping a hotel maid, but with starving her, and her family, to death along with thousands of others.

Posted on: May 31, 2011, Source: The Independent UK

We have the choice of burning all the oil left and hacking down all the remaining rainforests -- or saving humanity.

Posted on: Apr 29, 2011, Source: Independent UK

He is the Republican id -- finally entirely unleashed from all restraint and reality.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

As many as 500,000 protesters marched in London on Saturday to protest Britain’s deepest cuts to public spending since World War II.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2011, Source: Independent UK

Let's debunk the myth of the panicking disaster victim since the evidence proves that most people behave in the aftermath of disaster as altruists.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2011, Source: The Nation

What if the financial crash of 2008 were followed by a Tea Party of a different kind -- one that stood up to the wealthy criminals who caused the crisis.

Posted on: Jul 23, 2010, Source: Huffington Post

Tony Blair plotted to free a terrorist in exchange for oil -- does this finally reveal the truth about Iraq?

Posted on: Jul 2, 2010, Source: Independent UK

How Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, the traders at Merrill Lynch, and others caused the starvation of some of the poorest people in the world.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2010, Source: The Nation

They are supporting a system they know will lead to ecocide, because more revenue will run through their accounts, for a while, as the collapse occurs.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2009, Source: Independent UK

We can make history -- or we can commit suicide. The choice really is that stark.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2009, Source: Independent UK

Former radical Islamists share their tales of why they turned to extremism, and why they repented.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2009, Source: Independent UK

One day, we will look back on a time when women aspired to be Belsen-thin with the incomprehension we feel for Chinese foot-binding. But how do we get there?

Posted on: Aug 23, 2009, Source: Independent UK

The faith-based thinking of many conservatives spreads and contaminates the rational. No wonder so many buy the right-wing's absurd propaganda.

Posted on: Apr 15, 2009, Source: Independent UK

Dubai is a living metaphor for the neo-liberal globalized world that may be crashing -- at last -- into history. And the fall has been ugly.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2009, Source: Independent UK

Some are clearly just kidnappers and gangsters. But others are trying to stop illegal dumping and devastating fishing.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2009, Source: Huffington Post

There will be far more sympathy in the future for those who took to the streets and rioted outside the G20 than for people who stayed home.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2009, Source: Huffington Post

The history of the banana tells us about the corporations that increasingly dominate the world -- and where they are leading us.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

Under the twisted logic of the "war on drugs," the answer is yes, along with Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and nearly half of the U.S. population.

Posted on: Apr 2, 2008, Source: The Independent UK

Women have to soften their ambition, lower their expectations and disguise their strengths in order to get ahead.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2008, Source: The Independent UK

The trial of Charles Taylor revisits a classic tale: the poor of the world are murdered and mutilated for the sake of adorning the rich of the world.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2007, Source: The Independent

Cluster bomblets are child-killers.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2007, Source: Independent UK

The idea of going to war to uphold the nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty is a sick joke in an era when the world's leaders are all blatantly burning it themselves.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2007, Source: Independent UK

The Iraq war has been an amazing success, global warming is just a myth and Guantanamo Bay is practically a holiday camp. The annual cruise organized by the 'National Review,' mouthpiece of right-wing America, is a parallel universe populated by straight-talking, gun-toting, God-fearing Republicans.