UK pays price for MI5 courting terror

By Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed* -The Guardian The brutal murder of an off-duty British soldier in broad daylight in the southeast London district of Woolwich raises new questions about the British government’s national security strategy, at home and abroad. Officials have… Continue Reading

Europe On The Edge of The abyss

By M?rio Soares * LISBON, May (IPS) ? The economic crisis began in the United States under the administration of then-President George W. Bush, following the collapse of the Lehman Brothers Bank. It came as a result of unregulated globalisation… Continue Reading

The Corporate Tax Dodge

By STEVEN RATTNER – The New York Times WHILE a Senate report detailing Apple?s aggressive tax sheltering of billions of dollars of overseas income grabbed headlines this week, little notice was paid to a surreptitious thrust at tax minimization that… Continue Reading

Obama’s Assault on the Press

The Editors ? The Nation When Democrats nominated Barack Obama and Joseph Biden in 2008, there was relief that?after eight years of Bush/Cheney abuses?a major party was running, for the first time in our history, a pair of constitutional law… Continue Reading