Nigeria paying $800 million to oil suppliers to end crisis

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[The current energy crisis in Nigeria is a prime example of how the parasitism of the first world works on underdeveloped countries. Nigeria is able to extract and export crude oil, but can’t… Continue reading

UN envoy: IS poised to become ‘serious threat’ in Libya

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[This article highlights why media literacy is so important. If you direct your attention to the third paragraph: “Libya has fragmented since the capital of Tripoli was overrun last year by Islamist-allied militias… Continue reading

Child marriages, trafficking will soar after Nepal quake

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[Here we have another example of how natural disasters disproportionately devastate 3rd world peoples due to poverty and lack of infrastructure.  In the 1st world,  crimes like these following an earthquake would be… Continue reading

Slipper factory fire kills 31, dozens missing in Philippine capital

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[These third world workers are literally burned to death for low-priced beach footwear. These types of fires are unfortunately common in the Philippines (and many other third world factories) due to a myriad… Continue reading

Hollande promises to pay ‘moral debt’ to former colony Haiti

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[With a quick look at the history between these two countries, it is clear that France owes Haiti much more than just a “moral debt.” -Uziel] PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande… Continue reading

Climate change sparks tension in India’s tea gardens

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[Here we see another example of how global climate change disproportionately affects the poor in the third world.  Tea workers in Assam make about $2 US per day.  These tea firms would probably… Continue reading

NATO calls for ‘comprehensive response” to migrant crisis

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[NATO’s “stabilizing” of Libya and Syria is directly responsible for the violence that many of these people are fleeing. The last thing the region needs is more NATO and imperialist interference. -Uziel] Lisbon… Continue reading

Obama again avoids calling 1915 Armenian killings ‘genocide’

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[The US knows that people in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones. If they were honest they would recognize the Armenian genocide for what it was, and they would also start referring to the… Continue reading

Thousands flee fighting in Iraq’s Ramadi: UN

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[Ramadi was the site of two major engagements during the most recent US invasion and occupation of Iraq, and now this.  Another example of the deadly legacy of US imperialism. -Uziel] Baghdad (AFP)… Continue reading

Hezbollah blames Saudi Arabia for spread of extremism

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[The spread of extremism can not just be blamed on Saudi Arabia.  The legacy of European colonialism and western imperialism in the region certainly helps to create the fertile ground where these archaic… Continue reading

Report: ISIS Beheads Senior Hamas Operative in Syria

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[ISIS attacking the Palestinian movement – NP] (israelnationalnews.com) By Ari Soffer Sheikh Abu Salah Taha believed to be among scores of Palestinians executed in Yarmouk; image of severed head posted online. Among the… Continue reading

When Bolivia Tried to Murder a US Folk Legend

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(http://www.telesurtv.net/) Published 9 April 2015 (22 hours 33 minutes ago)  We Recommend One of the greatest protest musicians in American history took his life exactly 39 years ago. Driven into a deep depression… Continue reading