Arundhati Roy: Mumbai Was not India’s 9/11

Arundhati Roy: Mumbai was not India’s 9/11 http://www.guardian .co.uk/world/ 2008/dec/ 12/mumbai- arundhati- roy   The Mumbai attacks have been dubbed ‘India’s 9/11’, and there are calls for a 9/11-style response, including an attack on Pakistan. Instead, the country must fight terrorism with justice, or face civil war.   We’ve forfeited the rights to our own […]

Churchill’s During World War II and Its Aftermath

The growing rapacity of German gluttony forced Hitler to take over Austria in 1938 and threaten Czechoslovakia. In Britain this produced a national crisis which resulted in Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain’s meeting Hitler in September 1938 at Berchtesgaden. Chamberlain returned from the meeting announcing ‘peace in our time’ which was abruptly smashed when Hitler invaded […]

Is India Actually Developing?????

Is India Actually Developing?“I used to think I was poor. Then they told me I wasn’t poor, I was needy. Then they told me it was self-defeating to think of myself as needy. I was deprived. (Oh not deprived but rather underprivileged.) Then they told me that underprivileged was overused. I was disadvantaged. I still […]

US ends political campaign spending limits

The US supreme court has issued a landmark ruling that will change the way US election campaigns are financed.

By a 5 to 4 vote, the court lifted long-standing limits on corporate spending in political campaigns, opening the door for private entities to flood the political marketplace with corporate money.

Al Jazeera’s John Terrett explains why it is likely to have an immediate effect on the upcoming Congressional elections in November.

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Supreme Court?

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