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-In the emerging global environment of resistance to the British Empire's deadly policies, as reflected in the HCR 105 slap-down of Obama and the BRICS+ launching of a New World Economic Order in mid July, the British Empire has been forced to think twice about its next steps. Moving forward on their

July 27th, 2014 • 11:12 PM

With the newly released Financial Action Task Force (FATF, OECD, Paris) report, Financial Flows Linked to the Production and Trafficking of Afghan Opiates, forceful Russian pressure on counternarcotics and financial system complicity in money laundering has now put a challenge on the table for the U.S. and Western Europe.

July 27th, 2014 • 9:49 AM

Marie Harf, the State Department's deputy spokeswoman, is not getting as much respect from the press corps as she might think she deserves, especially over the past two days (July 24 and 25) when she asserted that Russia is shooting across the border into Ukraine and is preparing to provide heavy artillery to the separatist forces.

July 27th, 2014 • 9:36 AM

The Parliamentary coalition and government formed after the violent, neo-Nazi-driven and Western-backed coup in Ukraine last February collapsed on Thursday, followed by the surprise resignation of Prime Minister Arkadi "Yats" Yatsenyuk, whose candidacy was, infamously, promoted by U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland.

July 26th, 2014 • 8:30 AM

Breaking from profile, Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has decided to investigate the "litigation policy" of the Obama Department of Justice "with respect to large financial institutions accused of illegality and fraud."

July 26th, 2014 • 8:17 AM

In a July 25 video address to an audience in the northern province of Chaco, to celebrate the opening of a new iron smelting plant, President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner made an unmistakable reference to the Glass-Steagall law— without naming it—noting that "there was once a law in the United States which prohibited the type of speculation" which the predatory vulture funds have engaged in,

July 27th, 2014 • 11:00 PM

Reporter Glenn Greenwald just published an article based on a hitherto-unreleased NSA memo provided by Ed Snowden, which shows that in 2011 and 2012, the NSA entered into a closer partnership with the torturers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Ministry of the Interior.

July 27th, 2014 • 9:43 AM

Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) told RIA Novosti in an interview on July 24, that some "decision makers" are hyping up the hysteria around the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 disaster in eastern Ukraine to stoke Americans' fear of Russia and increase US military power, rather than forge an understanding of the disaster.

July 27th, 2014 • 9:34 AM

"Every hospital closure means deaths!" declared Belhaven, No. Carolina, Mayor Adam O'Neal as he began his 273-mile walk to Washington, D.C. where he will put his demands to Congress. Upon his arrival in D.C., Monday, July 28, he will spearhead a Capitol Hill rally to demand an end to closure of rural area Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) and an expansion of Medicaid.

July 26th, 2014 • 8:20 AM