21 Nov 2014

All-Out War in Ukraine: NATO’s ‘Final Offensive’

By James Petras, 99GetSmart Introduction There are clear signs that a major war is about to break out in Ukraine: A war actively promoted by the NATO regimes and supported by their allies and clients in Asia (Japan) and the Middle East (Saudi Arabia). The war over Ukraine will essentially run along

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20 Nov 2014

The Anti-Empire Report #134 – Russia invades Ukraine. Again. And again. And yet again … using Saddam’s WMD

By William Blum, 99GetSmart “Russia reinforced what Western and Ukrainian officials described as a stealth invasion on Wednesday [August 27], sending armored troops across the border as it expanded the conflict to a new section of Ukrainian territory. The latest incursion, which Ukraine’s military said included five armored personnel carriers, was at

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18 Nov 2014

Turkey: Say Stop to anti-Semitism

Posted by SnakeArbusto and greydogg, 99GetSmart Written by Turkish political analyst / blogger, Gürkan Özturan: There has been a steep rise in anti-Semitic hate speech and attacks in Turkey over the last few years, especially during and after Israeli offensives in Palestinian lands. Most recently some racist and violent groups have taken

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15 Nov 2014

INAA – Barcelona Symposia 2015: Global Cities and Cosmopolitan Dreams

1st International Symposium: Global Cities and Cosmopolitan Dreams Part of the Research Program on: Space, Time and New Technologies of the Self International Network for Alternative Academia – Extends a general invitation to participate @ http://www.alternative-academia.net/ocs-2.3.5/index.php/BCN2015/GCCD-1-1/schedConf/cfp Enquiries: acc@alternative-academia.net Monday 18th to Wednesday 20thof May, 2015 Venue: Betahaus BCN Address: (Carrer de Vilafranca

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14 Nov 2014

INAA – Barcelona Symposia 2015: Creating Characters, Inventing Lives: The Art of the Self

2nd International Symposium: Creating Characters, Inventing Lives: The Art of the Self Part of the Research Program on: Aesthetic Lives, Artistic Selves International Network for Alternative Academia – Extends a general invitation to participate @ http://www.alternative-academia.net/ocs-2.3.5/index.php/BCN2015/CCIL-2/schedConf/cfp Enquiries: acc@alternative-academia.net Thursday 14th to Saturday 16th of May, 2015 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain Venue: Betahaus BCN

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13 Nov 2014

The Con-Man Cornered: Obama and the Democratic Debacle of 2014

By James Petras, 99GetSmart Introduction The meteoric rise to power of Barack Obama in 2008 was propelled by one of the greatest demagogic US Presidential campaigns of all time: To millions of young Americans, he promised to end the US wars in the Middle East. To millions of working and middle class

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12 Nov 2014

INAA – Barcelona Symposia 2015: Love, Lust and Longing: Rethinking Intimacy

5th International Symposium: Love, Lust and Longing: Rethinking Intimacy Part of the Research Program on: Recasting Bonds International Network for Alternative Academia – Extends a general invitation to participate @ http://www.alternative-academia.net/ocs-2.3.5/index.php/BCN2015/LLL-5/schedConf/cfp Enquiries: acc@alternative-academia.net Monday 11th to Wednesday 13th of May, 2015  Venue: Betahaus BCN Address: (Carrer de Vilafranca 7, Gràcia, 08024) Barcelona,

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11 Nov 2014

Russia’s Vulnerability to EU – US Sanctions and Military Encroachments

By James Petras, 99GetSmart Introduction The US-EU sponsored coup in the Ukraine and its conversion from a  stable Russian trading partner, to a devastated EU economic client and NATO launch pad, as well as the subsequent economic sanctions against Russia for supporting the Russian ethnic majority in the Donbas region and Crimea,

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08 Nov 2014

Digitaler Salon in Berlin: How do Blogs score in contemporary media league?

Written by Turkish political analyst / blogger, Gürkan Özturan: One of the best outcomes of international gatherings in world-scale metropolises is new connections and emerging opportunities. The Digitaler Salon in Berlin’s Humboldt University is one of those outcomes. While in Berlin someone suggested I pay a visit to the Institute for

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06 Nov 2014

Turkey: Media seamlessly support the One Man

Written by Turkish political analyst / blogger, Gürkan Özturan: The notorious level of the media’s freedom in Turkey has proven their inability to report accurately many times in the last couple of years. On the national level it is a daily habit by now to witness the performance of the pool-media

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