Activists urge World Bank to disinvest from private water companies

Activists urge World Bank to disinvest from private water companies Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation – Thu, 3 Oct 2013 12:54 P Author: Stella DawsonMore news from our correspondent WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Civil society groups are pressuring the World Bank to disinvest from private water companies, saying that privatising ownership and management of this natural resource…

World health Organization HO Refuses to Publish Report on Cancers in Iraq Caused by Depleted Uranium

World Health Organization HO Refuses to Publish Report on Cancers in Iraq Caused by Depleted Uranium By Denis Halliday*   The World Health Organisation (WHO)  has categorically refused in defiance of its own mandate to share evidence uncovered in Iraq that US military use of Depleted Uranium and other weapons have not only killed many…

        No War for Bernard Henri Lévy — France’s Philosopher Bombardier Who wants war? The same people who brought us the war in Iraq  by DIANA JOHNSTONE  The American people do not want US armed forces to get involved in the civil war in Syria. The United Nations will not back US bombing of…

Former Bush administration official: Israel may be behind use of chemical arms in Syria

Former Bush administration official: Israel may be behind use of chemical arms in Syria Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell, says Israel may have conducted ‘false flag’ operation. Describes its government as inept and Netanyahu as ‘clueless.’ By Chemi Shalev May 4, 2013 Retired U.S. Army Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson,…

Egypt, preparing for a massacre?

  Egypt, preparing for a massacre? General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Egypt’s deputy prime minister, defence minister, army commander-in-chief, and the person in control of the country’s post-coup interim government, Wednesday called on Egyptians to give him a mandate to confront ‘violence and…terrorism’. ‘This coming Friday, all honourable Egyptians must take to the street to give me a mandate,…

Syria as a Game-Changer: US Political Impotence in the Middle East

Syria as a Game-Changer: US Political Impotence in the Middle East By: Ramzy Baroud In an article published May 15, 2013, American historical social scientist Immanuel Wallerstein wrote, “Nothing illustrates more the limitations of Western power than the internal controversy its elites are having in public about what the United States in particular and western…