Excerpts from a Jonathan Cook article that recently appeared on Information Clearing House website: "While the health ministry determined that Gazans needed daily an average of 2,279 calories each to avoid malnutrition – requiring 170 trucks a day – military officials then found a host of pretexts to whittle down the trucks to a fraction … Continue reading A policy of starvation … A Nazi strategy
.... How is it that they spend more money on 'defence' than the rest of the world combined? .... Then why do they have over 800 military bases worldwide? .... Why have they been constantly bombing one nation or another ever since the end of the second world war? Of course the inhabitants of certain … Continue reading If the US is such a peace loving nation …..
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=PBvCTmZl2JM This is a brilliant documentary. Not complex or difficult to understand but refreshingly open and honest. Please take the time to watch it.
The recent bombing in Lebanon is extremely worrying and it would be a tragedy for it to escalate into a larger dispute. I'm sure many Lebanese people must have disturbing memories of Syria's influence in their affairs over the years and this could very easily be interpreted as an attempt to instigate some sort of … Continue reading Lebanon
The BBC have announced further sanctions towards Iran by the EU despite it being common knowledge that there is zero evidence of Iran pursuing nuclear weapons and that the brunt of these sanctions specifically harm the Iranian public. It's like a chain of events...Israel demand more sanctions, the US dutifully comply then the EU follows … Continue reading Punishing the innocent ….
PFI (Private Financial Initiative) was originally started by Conservative PM John Major and condemned by the then opposition ministers in the Labour party. When Labour were subsequently elected in 1997 , we might be entitled to think it would be nipped in the bud but in fact it wasn't , it was expanded and now … Continue reading NHS