Interview with Jeffrey St. Clair and Alexander Cockburn
Mike Whitney–November marks the 10th anniversary of the WTO demonstrations in Seattle. Can you explain why you went even though you knew you might be harassed, gassed, beaten or arrested? Continue reading →
The conflict between Georgia and South Ossetia has become a genuine issue in U.S. presidential campaigning. The situation is very welcome to Republican contender John McCain, says Alexander Cockburn, an American political journalist.
John McCain’s been getting kid-glove treatment from the press for years, ever since he wriggled free of the Keating scandal and his profitable association – another collaboration, you might say — with the nation’s top bank swindler in the 1980s. But nothing equals the astounding tact with which his claque on the press bus avoids the topic of McCain’s collaborating with his Vietnamese captors after he’d been shot down.