July 13, 2011
By proposing cuts in programs like Social Security, Obama is emboldening the right.
TURNS OUT the president many expected to revive the New Deal is out to bury it instead.
That’s the inescapable conclusion following President Barack Obama’s offer to trade cuts in the Social Security and Medicare Continue reading
by Ellen Brown
July 15, 2011
Where did all the jobs go? Small and medium-sized businesses are the major source of new job creation, and they are not hiring. Startup businesses, which contribute a fifth of the nation’s new jobs, often can’t even get off the ground. Why?
by Franklin Lamb
July 15, 2011
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RussiaToday on Jul 15, 2011
The U.S., along with more than 30 other nations, has decided to recognize Libya’s rebels as the legitimate government of the country. The Libyan Contact Group, convening in Turkey, has also urged Colonel Gaddafi to give up power. Dr. Franklin Lamb – a director of an organisation called Americans Concerned for Middle East Peace – says it’s just another dangerous case of the U.S. misjudging an ally.
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Day of Discovery
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Part I: The Investigation
The gospel of Luke gives us one of the most detailed accounts of the life of Christ. It presents a unique perspective on Jesus and those surrounding Him during His time on earth and expresses an unusual sensitivity to the weak and poor. But who was the writer of this book, this man called Luke—a man attributed as a physician, evangelist, and traveler? Come with author and musician Michael Card as he explores the person of Luke and the historical and social context in which Luke wrote his carefully researched account of Jesus the Christ. Join us for “That You May Be Certain: The Gospel of Luke” on this Day of Discovery.
by Felicity Arbuthnot
15 July, 2011
“The expense of spirit in a waste of shame … is perjured, murderous, bloody, full of blame, savage, extreme, rude, cruel, not to trust.” — William Shakespeare (1564-1616.)
In the UK, there has been much discussion in recent months, on the right of the ill or those with potentially disabling conditions to choose their time of death.
Imagine however, feeling so hopeless, abandoned and despairing that you request execution – in Iraq. That is the plea of Tareq Aziz, that country’s former Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister.
TheRealNews on Jul 14, 2011
Hamid Dabashi: The Cold War delayed the democratic movement in the Arab world, but it will not be stopped now