The American Dream in Denmark

The dream is now very much just a dream in the US: where the rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer. Since 1982 the top 0.1 per cent of US earners have more than doubled their wealth, while the earnings of the bottom 90% has declined

Larry Franklin, Lone Nut

Jeffery Goldberg once wrote an article praised by Iraq war enthusiasts as providing a great rationale to attack Iraq. Now he has just written about the AIPAC spy investigation, portraying Franklin as a wayward individual: can it be taken at face value?

New and improved Unocal

The Chinese bid for American oil giant Unocal has ramifications that go way beyond the financial market place

Michael Jackson’s Legacy

Xymphora comments on the implications of Michael Jackson’s acquittal

Voting Machines and Paper Ballots

The spate of voting irregularities in the last US elections leads to the question: if the only way to be sure of a fair count is to have an open hand count of physical ballots, why do we need these machines at all?

Galloway’s Smack-Down

US senators, who invited British Member of Parliament George Galloway to answer charges that he had accepted money from Saddam Hussein, must regret inviting him over. Live on US TV he delivered a withering retort to their charges

Saving Saudi Arabia

The much speculated attack on Iran is unlikely to happen, at least not in the immediate future. The reason, argues Xymphora, is that America has a more pressing agenda including a US led strike on Saudi Arabia

Cheap Labour and High Commodity Prices

The ‘creeping fascism’ in the United States is no longer creeping, it’s on a full run, writes Xymphora.

Was Joe Chandler the Zodiac Killer?

From 1966 to 1974 the so-called Zodiac Killer terrorised the San Francisco Bay area, killing young couples while taunting investigators with a string of letters. Then the killings stopped and the killer was never identified … until now maybe

Michael Ledeen: “Some Top Official Will Have to Die”

The Bush Administration has a serious case of Boy-Who-Cried-Wolf Syndrome and is viewed with growing scepticism by the public. However, the Neocons have their own plans to get round public scepticism and carry on to the next phase of the War on Terror

Obituary: Pope John Paul II

Xymphora doesn’t mince his words as reflects on the passing of Pope John Paul II and his legacy

The Magic Plane Theory

Xymphora traces an intriguing thread linking the havoc in Fallujah, where Iraqi civilians are routinely being blasted apart in their own homes, and events at the Pentagon on September 11, 2001

More on Depleted Uranium and 9/11

Xymphora expands on the links between Depleted Uranium and the events of 9/11

Israeli Impersonators Key to Terror Fight

Israeli Impersonators Key to Terror Fight

According to Lt. Col. Wiener, a crucial weapon in the Israeli army’s fight against terror are IDF units that look, dress and behave like terrorists. So how do we know who are the real terrorists in Israel, asks Xymphora, and who are the fakes?

Lebanon: Israel and American Hypocrisy

As has been pointed out by many others, it takes real chutzpah for Israel to demand that another country comply with a UN Resolution concerning the withdrawal of occupying troops

Terrorism in Israel

Who exactly is behind the recent terror attacks in Israel? Why are their no credible claims of responsibility and is it a coincidence, asks Xymphora, that they provide more fuel for the Zionists in their drive towards a Greater Israel?

Incriminating Videotape

Xymphora has a question which completely undermines the notion that Palestinian militants were behind Friday nights suicide attack in Tel Aviv

Next on the List?

What’s the next country in the “War on Terror’s’ hit list? Iran? Syria? Or, asks Xymphora, in an effort to restore America’s moral credibility, could it a small Public Relations job before the next big hit? Somewhere like Zimbabwe?

‘Manufactured’ Disease

The pharmaceutical companies are busy poisoning us, and making massive profits in the process. Xymphora looks at a recent case and how the power of the pharmaceutical giants extends over media coverage and government legislation

The Tragedy of the Elections in Iraq

If such an obviously questionable election can make the worst war crimes right, writes Xymphora, Bush is out of control and the whole world is in great peril.