Perhaps the saying that fascism always begins at home is not so far fetched. But it is a little late to look at one aspect and then declare that this is the beginning. Unfortunately for the highly propagandized US population there has been a slow creep toward a fascist nation occurring for [...]
Posts Tagged ‘ Berlin Wall ’
Branding The “War on Terror“ Global Power Relationships Shift as Competition for Resources Intensifies As competition for oil, water and other resources intensify, global power relationships are shifting, providing backdrops for a string of conflicts from Iraq to Libya. Brazilian-born journalist Pepe Escobar, one of the [...]
The researcher, the pope and the Stasi’s friends in the west Pieced-together files give rise to claim that West German pastor submitted a report on Joseph Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI
The Stasi archives office in Berlin. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images The researcher, the pope and the Stasi’s friends in the west Pieced-together files give rise to claim that West German pastor submitted a report on Joseph Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI reddit this Helen Pidd in Berlin guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 23 November 2011 13.42 GMT Article history [...]
An end to policing by torture London has long been a refuge for asylum seekers; now, the UK should export its effective policing by consent model.
London is often seen as a safe haven from repression and violence [Reuters] Many citizens first settled in the UK as asylum seekers, refugees and economic migrants to escape corrupt policing practices in their countries of origin, where torture and human rights abuses are endemic. Victims of police torture arrived in the UK from numerous [...]
Since 1961 some 200 nuclear bombs have been exploded, mostly in the atmosphere [GALLO/GETTY] Much of the world marked the 50th anniversary in early August of the Berlin Wall’s construction. But, while that Cold War abomination has truly been consigned to history’s dustbin, September 1 marks another 50th anniversary, one that resonates far more directly [...]