War Threat Rises As Economy Declines – Paul Craig Roberts

The defining events of our time are the collapse of the Soviet Union, 9/11, jobs offshoring, and financial deregulation. In these events we find the basis of our foreign policy problems and our economic problems. The United States has always had a good opinion of itself, but with the Soviet collapse self-satisfaction reached new heights. We became the exceptional people, …

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Obama Is More Hostile Towards The Press Than Any President In History

A brand new Politico poll of White House correspondents finds: (1) 65% of reporters say that Obama is the least press-friendly president they’ve ever seen (2) 78% of White House reporters believe “President Obama dislikes the press” (3) 63% of the reporters have literally never asked Obama a question at any press conference (4) 58% say they’ve never spoken to anyone …

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Is Solving Climate Change as Simple as Sucking Carbon Out of the Air? – Tara Lohan

It sounds almost too obvious. But we may be able to stave off some of the major effects of catastrophic climate change simply by sucking out of the air the vast amounts of carbon dioxide we’ve been spewing for decades. It’s not a new idea, but it’s one that has never been economical. Until now, perhaps. Graciela Chichilnisky believes her …

Will Washington Kill Us All? – Paul Craig Roberts

Did you know that Washington keeps 450 nuclear ICBMs on “hair-trigger alert”? Washington thinks that this makes us “safe.” The reasoning, if it can be called reason, is that by being able to launch in a few minutes, no one will try to attack the US with nuclear weapons. US missiles are able to get on their way before the …