The assassination of Mullah Akhtar Mansour: Washington plays with fire in Eurasia’s geopolitical tinderbox—Part Two
Opinion

The assassination of Mullah Akhtar Mansour: Washington plays with fire in Eurasia’s geopolitical tinderbox—Part Two

This is the second in a two-part series. Read Part one. American imperialism’s permanent war in Central Asia The May 21 killing of the Taliban’s political leader, Mullah Mansour, by American Special Operations served notice: After four decades of covert operations and military violence, US imperialism is forging ahead with new and still bloodier crimes…

The assassination of Mullah Akhtar Mansour: Washington plays with fire in Eurasia’s geopolitical tinderbox—Part 1
Opinion

The assassination of Mullah Akhtar Mansour: Washington plays with fire in Eurasia’s geopolitical tinderbox—Part 1

The assassination of Taliban Emir Mullah Akhtar Mansour, carried out Saturday, May 21 by a squadron of American military drones, was an immense provocation. One that should serve as a grave warning to the international working class and oppressed masses as to the incendiary role US imperialism is playing in world geopolitics. The summary execution…

The Logic of Paper Money, Debt, and Gold
Money

The Logic of Paper Money, Debt, and Gold

Two red-shouldered hawks are nesting in our backyard along with several squirrels. Hawks hunt squirrels – death from above via flying predators. Conclusion: We will soon have fewer squirrels. Politicians get elected by telling people what they want to hear. Politicians are (usually) funded by large corporate interests, particularly the banking industry and military contractors….

Military

US Concerned Over Intercepts of Planes ‘Violating Russia, China’s Security’

Source: sputniknews.com Washington has recently increased reconnaissance flights near Russia’s and China’s borders, while accusing Moscow and Beijing of intercepting US spy planes that are “violating their national security.” Last week Chinese military aircraft interceprted US reconnaissance planes near the island of Hainan and the upcoming conference on mechanisms of maritime military security on June 24-25 is thought to prove the “capabilities…

NATO shows Putin who’s boss
Europe

NATO shows Putin who’s boss

31,000 troops, tanks and jets from 24 countries begin the largest war game exercise in eastern Europe since the Cold War in response to Russian aggression Two-week long Anaconda manoeuvres are aimed at ‘checking the alliance’s ability to defend its eastern flank’ Britain has 1,000 troops involved with 12,000 from Poland and 14,000 from U.S…