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Posts Tagged ‘Italy

Following the Money in the European Debt Crisis

September 25, 2011

Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Spain, and Italy are said to be cases of out-of-control people who now must get their houses in order – by way of huge cuts to government programs. Yet these cuts, known in the jargon as austerity measures, represent political crimes of equal if not greater magnitude to that burglary at the […]

The European Spring – Is Revolution underway?

June 27, 2011

Has Capitalism hung itself in its excess? Underlying what I prefer to call the Mediterranean Spring rather than the European Spring are a host of symptoms of a highly infectious pandemic of rejection of the capitalist system. The movement of the movements infecting Spanish youth camping on the plazas of their nation today is transversal. […]

Criticism of U.S. Military in Haiti

January 27, 2010

Watch the U.S. media and its coverage of the crisis in Haiti, and you get the impression that Washington is a benevolent power doing its utmost to help with emergency relief in the Caribbean island nation. But tune into news from other parts of the world and you come away with a very different view. […]

Italy sentences 23 CIA agents

November 4, 2009

An Italian court sentenced 23 former CIA agents to up to eight years in prison for their role in the abduction of an Egyptian terrorist suspect in the first trial over “extraordinary renditions”. The trial, which opened in June 2007, is the first in the world over the abduction of terror suspects during the Bush […]