The US superpower’s quick victory over a fourth-rate military power
allowed Bush and the neo-conservative hawks who run the US government,
such as Cheney, Rumsfeld, and Wolfowitz, to emerge temporarily
strengthened. The US victory in Iraq solved very few problems, however,
ushering in a period of greater...
As we head into the second half of the third year of the reign of George
Bush the Younger, the hatred of millions of workers, youth, and people
of color against him and his neo-conservative advisers is intensifying.
People see a regime hellbent on asserting an arrogant corporate
imperialism abroad, while waging war on...
One of Lula’s promises in the election campaign was to deal with
unemployment. But unemployment has continued to increase every month
since he became president. The official unemployment level is 12.8 per
cent. But the reality is much worse. A graphic example is the wild chase
for jobs in Rio de Janeiro – as...
Bush administration hawks will consider their victory in Iraq a
vindication of their aggressive, militaristic approach to world
problems, and that nothing will stop them from bulldozing ahead with
their right-wing agenda. In reality, they will face incalculable
repercussions for their reckless policies.
Toronto has been in the grips of its worst health scare since the polio
epidemics of the 1950s. The last few weeks have seen the breakdown of a
hospital system compromised by years of neo-liberal cuts and