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We Are The Terrorists

Published: Sat 5 Dec 2020 06:08 AM
The Trump administration is reportedly close to moving the Houthi rebels in Yemen onto its official list of designated terrorist organizations with the goal of choking them off from money and resources. The head of the UN's World Food Program along ... Read more...

Jab Me If You Can: How Political Endorsements Defeat Vaccinations

Published: Fri 4 Dec 2020 02:28 PM
Will they ever learn? When former US Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton announced that they would publicly take a vaccine against COVID-19, National Public Radio seemed impressed . “Who better to promote a product than ... Read more...

The Cheering Section For World War III

Published: Fri 4 Dec 2020 02:16 PM
America repeatedly elects and re-elects champions of “regime change” in nations abroad (George W. Bush in 2000, Barack Obama in 2008, Donald Trump in 2016, and Joe Biden in 2020), such as in Iraq in 2003, and in Afghanistan in 2001, and in Libya ... Read more...

Iran Assassination Is A Political Provocation

Published: Fri 4 Dec 2020 01:43 PM
Imagine for a moment what would happen if unknown assassins murdered a high-ranking US scientist involved with chemical weapons. Let’s say officials in Iran quietly took responsibility, arguing that the US had violated international law because it ... Read more...

On The Politics Of Why We’re Not Getting An Inquiry Into The Whakaari/White Island Disaster

Published: Fri 4 Dec 2020 01:07 PM
The Ardern government has made an art form out of reviews and inquiries- when to hold them, when to fold them, and when to shelve the findings, virtually untouched . Among other things, the WorkSafe criminal proceedings into the Whakaari /White ... Read more...

Pay Equity Settlement For DHB Administration Staff Has Valuable Lesson For Medical Specialists

Published: Fri 4 Dec 2020 06:18 AM
Under new gender pay equity legislation through an amendment to the Equal Pay Act in July the Public Service Association (PSA) has achieved a major win for clerical and other administration staff employed by New Zealand’s 20 district health boards ... Read more...

The David McBride Case: Whistleblowing, Afghanistan And Australian War Crimes

Published: Thu 3 Dec 2020 01:07 PM
Much complaint can be had of the Inspector-General of the Australian Defence Force Afghanistan Inquiry Report . It exempts political actors of responsibility for alleged atrocities and war crimes. It suggests that those in the highest echelons of the ... Read more...

NATO To Plan Invasion Of China

Published: Thu 3 Dec 2020 10:26 AM
On November 27th, Germany’s Spiegel magazine, which is a reliable propaganda organ for America’s NATO military alliance against Russia, headlined (in German but autotranslated here) “Explosive reform proposals for NATO: There is life after ‘brain death’” ... Read more...

Biden’s Actions So Far Would Have Ye Olde Resistance In The Streets If He Were Republican

Published: Thu 3 Dec 2020 09:31 AM
Take a gander, if you can stomach it, at buildbackbetter.gov . Now, be honest, if this were the work of a Republican would you be ready to protest? Not only did you not vote for anything new, as the vast majority of the nominees and the policy proposals ... Read more...

Humanity waging 'suicidal' war on nature, UN secretary general says

Published: Thu 3 Dec 2020 09:21 AM
This year is on track to be the second hottest on record, behind 2016, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) says. Read more...
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