Archive for the ‘dave lindorff’ Category

THE ATTACK ON ‘FAKE NEWS’ IS REALLY AN ATTACK ON ALTERNATIVE MEDIA

Sunday, November 12th, 2017

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WHAT’S DRIVING THE HONG KONG PROTESTS

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

The Occupy Central protest in Hong Kong have got some quarters bothered by the role of US-sponsored, non-governmental organisations controlling the movement. David Lindorff, a Chinese-fluent journalist, assures that Hongkongers have had a long tradition of oppositional politics and are a mature polity aware of its rights and responsibilities. A number ...

KANGAROO COURT CONVICTS OCCUPY PROTESTER

Sunday, May 11th, 2014

It's a bird, it's a plane... no, it's SuperMarx. What the world needs now when courts, judges, prosecutors and the police no longer uphold justice, fairness and morality. They uphold the LAW. In fact, they uphold two sets of laws. One for you and one for the 1 per cent. ...

TAKING THE LOW ROAD TO WAR

Friday, April 25th, 2014

The New York Times is the newest Pravda. All the crap that's fit to print. By Dave Lindorff. The lies, propaganda and rank hypocrisy emanating from Washington, and echoed by the US corporate media regarding events in Ukraine are stunning and would be laughable, but for the fact that they appear ...

GROWTH HAS LITTLE TO DO WITH JOBS OR REDUCING POVERTY

Sunday, September 19th, 2010

There are more poor people today in the United States than any time since the mid-'60s. To get out of the poverty cycle, what America needs is economic development, which creates jobs and generates income, not economic growth. By journalist Dave Lindorff. Faced with the bad, but hardly surprising news, that ...

A FINANCIAL HISTORY LESSON

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

What did some of the current players say when the US Congress in 1999 rescinded the Depression-era Glass-Steagall Act which led directly to the current financial crisis? Here's a timely reminder from journalist Dave Lindorff. George Santayana once famously said, "Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it." ...