Obama to visit Hiroshima, will not apologize for World War Two bombing

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[The hypocrisy and arrogance of the United States knows no bounds. Once again we see the leader of the only nation to use nuclear weapons on human beings lecturing others on disarmament and… Continue reading

Israel involved in Rwandan genocide

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[Israeli involvement in the genocide of Third World peoples — NP] (HAARETZ )   The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the denial of a Freedom of Information request to make public documents about… Continue reading

Human sacrifice helped ancient societies entrench class divide, study suggests

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(http://www.cbc.ca/) Why did so many ancient societies around the world make human sacrifices to appease the gods? A new study supports the theory that the practice may have played a key role in… Continue reading

U.S. military proposes sending 250 more special forces to Syrian Kurdistan

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[The shills for US imperialism in the so-called left are doing their job. ISIS and the YPG paving the way for US invasion of Syria. – NP] (http://ekurd.net/) WASHINGTON,— The Obama administration is… Continue reading

Bernard-Henri Lévy caught out by fake philosopher

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[Older article, but worth reposting. This guy Sokal hoaxed himself. Shows just how bad the standards are in French pop philosophy, postmodernism, poststructuralism, etc. – NP] By Henry Samuel in Paris  (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/) Mr… Continue reading

Ancient Syrian treasures shipped to US

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(The New Arab) Since the start of Syria’s war in 2011, $26 million worth of antiquities have been imported to the United States from the war-torn country, according to Live Science. The news website gathered… Continue reading

Hillary Clinton Email: Overthrow Assad, destroy Syria for Israel

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[This information should come as no surprise to anti imperialists. US Imperialism is the enemy of the world, as the Syrian people have discovered. – RR] (http://www.inquisitr.com/) by Andrew Galbreath A newly-released Hillary… Continue reading

Alleged Islamic State militants stab to death Christian in Bangladesh’s Kurigram

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[More barbarism from the Islamic State. -NP] (http://www.janes.com/) A CHRISTIAN man – identified as 68-year-old Hussein Ali Sarkar – was stabbed to death by Islamic State militants in Bangladesh’s Kurigram district on 22… Continue reading

Microsoft deletes ‘teen girl’ AI after it became a Hitler-loving sex robot within 24 hours

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[Typical. Predictable. – NP] (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/) by Helena Horton A day after Microsoft introduced an innocent Artificial Intelligence chat robot to Twitter it has had to delete it after it transformed into an evil Hitler-loving, incestual… Continue reading

UN blames Saudi-led forces for most Yemen deaths

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[Saudi Arabia is one of the most reactionary regimes in the world. It is less a traditional state than a family-owned corporation that has been entrusted to secure oil for Empire. It is… Continue reading

U.S. builds two air bases in Kurdish-controlled north Syria: Kurdish report

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[As Leading Lights we believe the Kurdish people have a right to defend themselves.  It is unfortunate that they are opening their doors to the worst imperialist offenders to do so. No doubt… Continue reading

Delmer Berg, Last of American Volunteers in Spanish Civil War, Dies at 100

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Delmer Berg, Last of American Volunteers in Spanish Civil War, Dies at 100 by Sam Roberts March 2nd (NY Times) Delmer Berg, the last known living veteran of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, which… Continue reading