January 2005

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We’ll go on cheering ‘democracy’ – and the Iraqis will go on dying

No matter that Baghdad has become a free-fire zone or that US airstrikes are increasing exponentially, Iraq will have ‘free’ and ‘fair’ elections and the media will play along with that line

This election will change the world. But not in the way the Americans imagined

America has insisted on the Iraqi elections because they are supposed to provide an exit strategy for embattled US forces, but they seem set to change the geopolitical map of the Arab world in ways the Americans could never have possibly foreseen

Charity calls for cannabis study

Cannabis is not the harmless drug that its advocates claim. A mental health charity is calling for an investigation into the links between “cannabis and psychosis”.

The Voice of the White House January 28, 2005

More revelations from a White House insider. This week: Bush seems determined to continue what he started in Iraq and carry through to Syria and Iran. So it is no longer a case of God Bless America now but God Save America

Guantanamo Bay insider details sex assault

A translator at Guantanamo Bay has accused female interrogators of using sexual pressure during interrogations. Including smearing one devout Muslim’s face with fake menstrual blood, groping and wearing thong panties

Natan the Liar

Condoleeza Rice called him the father of the movement to turn the Middle East democratic. But as Barry Chamish discovers, there is more to Israel’s one time housing minister, Natan Sharansky, than meets the eye

Tsunami in Gaza

As aid and assistance heads for South East Asia, Israel has sent its own form of special assistance, not to help survivors but to rescue the dead

“We’ve Been Taken Over by a Cult”

Amy Goodman talks to Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Seymour Hersh

Updated list of scientists dead in suspicious circumstances since autumn 2001

In recent years numerous scientists have died in mysterious circumstances. We chronicle some of the most recent

My Introduction to the Mystery of Crop Circles

My Introduction to the Mystery of Crop Circles

Crop circle researcher Charles Mallet recounts his first contact with the phenomenon and the interest that the military seem to have

Iranian Source Reports Plot to Attack US Nuke

Prime disinformation intended to make the public view Iran as a potential threat, just as Iraq was once cast in the same role with spurious reports about its ‘alleged’ Weapons of Mass Destruction

36 U.S. troops die in bloodiest day

36 US troops have died in what is the bloodiest day so far for US forces since the invasion of Iraq

The Voice of the White House January 23, 2005

More revelations from a White House insider. This week: when the Bush family were in England recently they behaved like ‘trialer park trash’. One daughter got drunk in a pub, urinated on the floor and announced she wanted to give Prince William oral sex

Iraq’s new patent law: A declaration of war against farmers

Iraqi farmers will no longer be permitted to save their seeds, which include seeds the Iraqis themselves have developed over hundreds of years. Instead, they will be forced to buy seeds from US corporations like Monsanto. Either that, or starve

Auschwitz: The Final Count

Whatever may or may not have happened at Aushwitz, the Holocaust has become a powerful propaganda tool for the state of Israel, writes Michael Collins Piper.

The Liberation of the Camps

The Liberation of the Camps

It is tantamount to virtual heresy to question the ‘Holocaust’ today. But did the extermination of 6 million people really happen as we’ve been taught?

Chertoff EXPOSED as Aiding a 911 Terrorist!

Strong indications are emerging that Michael Chertoff, the new Homeland Security chief, had ties with the man suspected of financing the 911 attacks, Dr. Magdy Elamir

Iraqi insurgency growing larger, more effective

Insurgency in Iraq is spreading and US forces are steadily losing ground, on every front

The Danger of Historical Lies

On January 20, 1997, Bill Clinton began his second term as President with a swearing-in ceremony at the White House followed by an inaugural address. During the first few minutes of this speech, Clinton briefly surveyed the history of the past ten decades: What a century it has been. America became the world’s mightiest industrial [...]

The Voice of the White House January 21, 2005

Talk in the White House this week is of money. Including the possibility of US social security being “privatised”. And the prospect, which has Bush drooling at the mouth, of how many kickbacks he can expect from Wall St. when he retires