Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Codifying Murder: Obama’s Endless Kill List

CounterPunch/Dissident Voice
by Ben Schreiner

Of the three presidential debates, Monday’s saw the only mention of U.S. drone warfare.  But after the challenger Romney quickly affirmed his support of President Obama’s drone program, stating that it is “absolutely the right thing to do,” the issue was summarily dropped by moderator Bob Schieffer.  The president thus skirted having to account for the most controversial facet of his foreign policy.  

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Toward Barbarism: US Imperialism Unleashed

by Ben Schreiner
The triumph of imperialism leads to the annihilation of civilization.
Rosa Luxemburg, The Junius Pamphlet

With signs of a global economic downturn mounting, US aggression across the Middle East and North Africa ratchets up.  And once again, US imperialism stands poised to swing open the gates of Hell.