by Ellen Brown Writer, Dandelion Salad The Web of Debt Blog October 25, 2019 This 10-page paper was written for the Economics of Happiness Conference co-sponsored by Local Futures, held in Jeonju, Korea, on October 16-17, where I was the keynote speaker — a wonderful city and great experience! Satisfaction in the workplace is a […]
by Bruce Gagnon featured writer Dandelion Salad Organizing Notes June 1, 2011 Professor Yang was released from jail today. He was sentenced to one and one-half years in jail with a suspended sentence but with two years probation. There can be no doubt that the international outcry on his behalf has helped spring him from […]
by Rick Rozoff Featured Writer Dandelion Salad Stop NATO Stop NATO-Opposition to global militarism December 14, 2010 Last week Secretary of State Hillary Clinton summoned her Japanese and South Korean counterparts, Foreign Ministers Seiji Maehara and Kim Sung-hwan, to Washington for trilateral talks on the Korean crisis in an open affront to China and Russia, which […]
Dandelion Salad AlJazeeraEnglish Some analysts argue that the US military presence in South Korea has pushed Pyongyang into an arms race. Bruce Klingner, the former head of the CIA’s Korea branch, spoke to Al Jazeera about how the US presence affects the politics of the region. more about “US military in South Korea ‘pushing’ …“, […]
Dandelion Salad By David Eimer in Beijing http://www.telegraph.co.uk Last Updated: 11:56PM GMT 30 Jan 2009 North and South Korea stand on the ‘brink of war’ as Kim Jong-il’s tears up the non-aggression pact In a significant escalation of tensions, North Korea cancelled all military and political agreements after accusing Seoul of aggressive posturing. Pyongyang’s decision […]
Dandelion Salad MegaNewsbreak US beef exports to South Korea could be labeled with the age of the cows they came from, as a way to ease concern over the safety of the meat. The Seoul government is reeling from mass protests over a deal to resume US beef imports, but as Al Jazeera’s Step Vassen […]
by Yanis Iqbal Writer, Dandelion Salad Aligarh, India July 12, 2021 The 1697 Treaty of Ryswick legalized French control over the western third of the island of Hispaniola – a Spanish asset – under the name of Saint-Domingue. The colony proved to be a valuable spigot of wealth. In 1789, Saint-Domingue supplied two-thirds of the […]
by Pete Dolack Writer, Dandelion Salad Systemic Disorder, Mar. 3, 2021 March 5, 2021 The United States government is able to impose its will on all the world’s countries. The rest of the world, even some of the strongest imperialist countries of the Global North, lie prostrate at the feet of the U.S. What is […]
Dandelion Salad by John Pilger John Pilger, Dec. 14, 2020 December 15, 2020 Watch Pilger’s 2010 film The War You Don’t See. Britain’s Armed Services Memorial is a silent, haunting place. Set in the rural beauty of Staffordshire, in an arboretum of some 30,000 trees and sweeping lawns, its Homeric figures celebrate determination and sacrifice.
by David Swanson Writer, Dandelion Salad Let’s Try Democracy December 9, 2020 You may have heard that the U.S. House of Representatives just passed a bill to spend $741 billion renaming military bases that have been heretofore named for Confederates. You may think that’s a grand idea but still wonder at the price tag.
by David Swanson Writer, Dandelion Salad Let’s Try Democracy, Nov. 8, 2020 November 9, 2020 In June 2019, Joe Biden promised wealthy so-called donors that nothing would fundamentally change. At this moment hundreds of millions of people — from those shooting off fireworks to those ranting as though they will soon shoot up public places […]
by Howard Zinn Writer, Dandelion Salad Originally published Nov. 6, 2018, written in 1976 November 3, 2020 Gossip is the opium of the American public. We lie back, close our eyes and happily inhale the stories about Roosevelt’s and Kennedy’s affairs, Lyndon Johnson’s nude swims with unnamed partners and, now, Nixon’s pathetic “final days” in […]
by Will Griffin Writer, Dandelion Salad October 7, 2020 Global Network on Oct 7, 2020 The Global Network’s latest video focuses on the continual struggle from Jeju Island, Korea against the militarization of the island as well as US imperialism on the peninsula.
by Andrew Gavin Marshall Writer, Dandelion Salad Toronto, Canada Empire and Economics, May 13, 2020 May 15, 2020 As the pandemic spread across the world, unprecedented lockdowns followed. Now, as many of those countries are in the early weeks of lifting restrictions, we see signs of what may be the start of the second wave […]
by Andrew Gavin Marshall Writer, Dandelion Salad Toronto, Canada Empire and Economics May 7, 2020 Let us see that the virus allows us to reflect on ourselves, not simply at a national level, but at a civilizational level – at the level of the human species.