US-American dreaming, from G1 to Bilderberg
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
What’s the connection between the G7 summit in Germany, President Putin’s visit to Italy, the Bilderberg club meeting in Austria, and the TTIP – the US-EU free trade deal – negotiations in Washington?
We start at the G7 in ...
The Geopolitics of US Global Decline
Washington Versus China in the Twenty-First Century
- Alfred W. McCoy
Alfred McCoy, Washington's Great Game and Why It's Failing
It might have been the most influential single sentence of that era: “In these circumstances it is clear that the main element of any United States policy toward the Soviet Union must ...
63rd Bilderberg conference to take place from 11 - 14 June 2015 in Telfs-Buchen, Austria
Telfs-Buchen, 8 June 2015 - The 63rd Bilderberg conference is set to take place from 11 - 14 June 2015 in Telfs-Buchen, Austria. A total of around 140 participants from 22 countries have confirmed their attendance. As ever, a diverse group of ...
Forget the G7 summit – Bilderberg is where the big guns go
- Charlie Skelton
As one summit closes, another opens. Thursday sees the start of the influential Bilderberg policy conference, which this year is being held in Austria, just 16 miles south of the G7 summit, and in a similarly inaccessible luxury alpine resort. The ...
Long-Awaited EPA Study Says Fracking Pollutes Drinking Water
- Anastasia Pantsios
In 2010, Congress commissioned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to study the impact of fracking on drinking water. The U.S. EPA released its long-awaited final draft of its report today, assessing how fracking for oil ...
Why Obama Wants to Lift Sanctions on Iran
In Search for an Alternative Source of Gas
- Mike Whitney
“It is essential to recognize that Iran does not currently have a nuclear weapons program, nor does it possess a nuclear weapon. On February 26, James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, told the Senate Armed Services Committee ...
Making the World Safe for Big Business
- Sean Starrs
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is about expanding US hegemony in East Asia After five years of intense negotiations, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) may come to fruition by the end of this year. Much has been written (and rightly so) about the ...
U.S. Dollar Imperialism
- Mohssen Massarrat محسن مسرت
With last fall’s U.S. Congress elections, the Barack Obama ‘era’ has entered its final phase. Shortly before coming to power, the new U.S. president had sparked a massive uproar when he proclaimed a new ‘Pacific century. ...
While François Hollande inaugurates the ACTe Memorial, we call for a reparations policy
- Various Authors - Versch. Autoren - AA.VV. - Auteurs div.
François Hollande came to Pointe-à-Pitre, May 10, to inaugurate the Memorial ACTe, the Caribbean Centre of Expression and Memory of Slavery & the Slave Trade. An opportunity for some Caribbean artists, including Joëlle Ursull, ...
"We pay tribute to all those who fought to the bitter for every street, every house and every frontier of our Motherland"
- Vladimir Putin Влади́мир Влади́мирович Пу́тин
Speech at military parade on Red Square in Moscow to mark the 70th anniversary of Victory in the 1941–1945 Great Patriotic War
Fellow citizens of Russia,