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JEFFREY ST. CLAIR – ALEXANDER COCKBURN – The Libyan Enterprise: Hillary’s Imperial Massacre

Good my lord, she came from Libya. — The Winter’s Tale, William Shakespeare. The war on Libya must surely rank as one of the stupidest martial enterprises since Napoleon took it into his head to invade Russia in 1812. Let’s start with the fierce hand-to-hand combat between members of the coalition (Britain, France and the US), arguing about the basic aims of the killing …

capitalism is religion

Capitalism is the West’s Dominant Religion – MICHAEL WELTON

“One can behold in capitalism a religion, that is to say, capitalism essentially serves to satisfy the same worries, anguish, and disquiet formerly answered by so-called religion.” — Walter Benjamin “This yellow slave will knit and break religions” — William Shakespeare, “Timon of Athens” David R. Loy, a professor of international studies at Bunkyo University in Japan and a Zen …

1000 year old eyesalve

Scientists Discover Medieval Home Remedy Kills Superbugs and Infections

In the midst of fighting super bacteria which are resistant to modern-day antibiotics, a one-thousand year-old Anglo-Saxon potion made out of onions, garlic, wine, and bile from a cow’s stomach was found to wipe out the resistant superbugs like MRSA, according to new research. Discovered in one of the earliest known medical textbooks, Bald’s Leechbook, this ancient ‘eyesalve’ remedy calls for two species of Allium (garlic and …