Category Crimes Against Humanity

Overthrowing other people’s governments: The Master List

The Migrant/Refugee Crisis Is Blowback William Blum Instances of the United States overthrowing, or attempting to overthrow, a foreign government since the Second World War. (* indicates successful ouster of a government) China 1949 to early 1960s Albania 1949-53 East Germany 1950s Iran 1953 * Guatemala 1954 * Costa Rica mid-1950s Syria 1956-7 Egypt 1957 Indonesia […]

United States bombings of other countries

The Migrant/Refugee Crisis Is Blowback William Blum It is a scandal in contemporary international law, don’t forget, that while “wanton destruction of towns, cities and villages” is a war crime of long standing, the bombing of cities from airplanes goes not only unpunished but virtually unaccused. Air bombardment is state terrorism, the terrorism of the […]

Why Are Anti-Migrant Arguments in the E.U., U.S. Pure Hypocrisy? — Global Research

By Andre Vltchek Almost every day we read about the latest outbursts in Europe, targeting pro-immigration policies. There are protests, even riots. Right-wing governments get voted in, allegedly, because the Europeans “have had enough of relaxed immigration regulations”. That is what we are told. That’s what we are supposed to understand, and even sympathize with. Anti-immigration […]

REVIEW: Israel, a Beachhead… — OffGuardian

Philip Roddis This book is a timely response to three groups: Those yet to grasp that Israel in its current form is an outrage comparable to apartheid South Africa; Those who recognise this truth but fail (as had many sincere opponents of apartheid) to see the bigger picture of a Faustian bargain with Western elites;… via […]

Bipolar Disorder: America Magnetized by Despair

Bipolar Disorder: America Magnetized by Despair by Chris Floyd Looking at America today, you swing back and forth between two poles, both of them magnetized by despair. At one pole, you find yourself saying that things have never been as bad as this: we are in uncharted waters, in a foundering ship being swept toward the […]

Looking Through the Screen at the World’s Suffering — OffGuardian

Edward Curtin If you are really going to be free, you have to overcome the love of wealth and the fear of death.” Martin Luther King, Jr. as quoted by Andrew Young in the documentary “King in the Wilderness” Most people on this earth live on the edge of an abyss. Life is a daily […]

Is America great yet?

Trump Has Murdered Over 40,000 Venezuelans With Sanctions — Caitlin Johnstone  A new study from the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) has found that tens of thousands of Venezuelans have died as a direct result of Trump administration sanctions put into effect in August 2017, and that tens of thousands more are expected […]