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  • Troops Fire on Starving Crowds in Haiti

    Troops under United Nations command have opened fire on crowds of hungry Haitians seeking food, an ominous sign of impending confrontation between the people of the earthquake-wracked country and the armed forces dispatched there under the auspices of ...
  • Canada’s Conservatives Shut Down Parliament, Again

    Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper has requested and received from Governor-General Michaëlle Jean an order proroguing or shutting down Canada’s parliament until March 3. The minority Conservative government’s principal, albeit unstated, ...
  • The Origins of Modern Socialism

    Freedom & Democracy cannot exist alongside tremendous inequalities of wealth   The specter of socialism is again haunting the minds of the corporate elite, from the Americas to Europe and beyond. This, after decades of pro-capitalist campaigni...