Double Standards: Where Were the Liberal Protestors During Obama’s Wars?

The election of Donald Trump has sent millions onto the streets to protest. But where were these people when Obama was bombing wedding parties in Kandahar?

The Trump Speech That No One Heard

Donald Trump wants to fundamentally change U.S. foreign policy. The question, wrties Mike Whitney, is whether the deep state powerbrokers will allow him to

The Reason the Fed Is Raising Rates, and Why It Won’t Work

The Reason the Fed Is Raising Rates, and Why It Won’t Work

The vast majority of US corporations are worse off now than they were in “the years preceding the Great Recession.”

Trump’s Economic Plan Is a Betrayal of the People Who Voted for Him

Trump might be a hero to millions of working people who think he’s got their interests at heart, but the facts just don’t match the rhetoric

Trump’s Economic Plan: This Isn’t Going to Work

Bannon says he’s the driving force behind the $1 trillion infrastructure development program. Unfortunately, the program is little more than a scam. Mike Whitney explains

Trump Prepares to Take Over the Fed

The Fed has created the conditions for a permanent Depression so it can provide infinite cheap money to its crooked reprobate friends on Wall Street. Is Trump about to bring their little party to an end?

Trump Unchained

He may be going down in the poll ratings, if they are to be believed, but in the process he’s exposing how the “free press” is anything but “free” and “independent”

Putin’s Aleppo Gamble Pays Off

The war is far from over, but it’s beginning to look like Putin’s gamble is going to pay off after all.

Putin’s Line in the Sand: No Regime Change in Syria

It’s clear that Obama believes tha he can achieve US imperial ambitions in Syria. But it’s not going to happen. Russia, Iran and Hezbollah are prepared to defend their ally Assad

Putin Gobsmacks Uncle Sam … Again

The judo expert has done it again. Way to go, Vladimir.

NATO Lies and Provocations

“The war has been provoked to destroy the Russian World, to draw Europe into it, and to surround Russia with hostile countries. Unleashing this world war, America is trying to deal with its own internal problems.” – Sergei Glazyev, Advisor to Putin

The Fallujah Option for East Ukraine

Mike Whitney explains why Washington’s insiders want a war in Ukraine

Irreversible Decline?

Have the Saudis and the U.S. conspired to push down oil prices to weaken Russia economically and undermine Iran, Putin and Venezuela?

Afghanistan's poppy fields produce 90% of the world's opium. Is this why Obama wants nearly ten thousand U.S. troops to remain? To continue to guard the lucrative drugs trade? Click to enlarge

Flower power? Afghan opium production hits all-time high

After the Taliban had outlawed opium production, Coalition forces can now leave Afghanistan: mission accomplished

ISIL militants parade. Click to enlarge

It’s all for Israel

Mike Whitney argues that ISIS is a clear part of a US strategy to break up the Iran-Iraq-Syria-Hezbollah alliance

As Guilty as Anyone in Kiev: Obama’s Bloodbath in Odessa

Why did the Ukrainian Security Services allow Molotov cocktails to be thrown through the windows of a locked building until it was engulfed in flames? Was it part of a plan approved by the White House?

Obama Backs Down on Crimea

The Obama administration suffered its worst foreign policy defeat in 5 years on Sunday when the people of Crimea voted overwhelmingly to reject Washington’s Nazi-backed junta government in Kiev

More Trouble in Murdoch World

Murdoch has been operating what amounts to a private intelligence service. The ongoing controversy is not really about phone hacking, it’s about unelected oligarchs who control the flow of information and use that power to their advantage

Thank God for France

In contrast to America, this is what democracy looks like when it hasn’t been emasculated by decades of propaganda and consumerism

Why Iran’s Jews are Better Off Than Gaza’s Palestinians

Things aren’t perfect for Jews living in Iran, but they’re better than they are for Palestinians living in Gaza. Much better