Kosovo Revisited: Spies, Spooks and Censors

During the Kosovo war the lies of NATO were broadcast all over the world and supinely accepted by the “mainstream” media as the fountainhead of truth; indeed, those lies were embroidered, elaborated on and systematized into a full-blown delusional system, a mass hallucination generated by the Western media in which the Serbs were depicted as … Continue reading “Kosovo Revisited: Spies, Spooks and Censors”

Human Rights and Trade Policies

The existence of the World Trade Organization as something of a talisman of hope or of evil, depending on one’s predilections and the obvious continuance of gross and blatant human rights violations by the mainland Chinese regime make it difficult to view the range of possible relationships between the United States and China with anything … Continue reading “Human Rights and Trade Policies”

Will Kosovo Blow Before Election Day 2000

The Clinton administration is sitting on a ticking time bomb that could go off well before Election Day, 2000. As a CNN reporter put it, “Reining in Kosovar hard-liners may be beyond the capability of a NATO-led military force whose stated overriding priority is ensuring the safety of its own men. And that’s why, despite … Continue reading “Will Kosovo Blow Before Election Day 2000”

José Martí: Cuban Nationalist, Critic of American Imperialism

In the mid-19th century it was still possible for a public figure to be a liberal, a Romantic, and a nationalist, simultaneously. Giuseppe Mazzini, for one, comes to mind. By the end of the century, such a combination was increasingly rare, at least in Europe. There, nationalism – whatever its early associations with liberalism and … Continue reading “José Martí: Cuban Nationalist, Critic of American Imperialism”