The Maffia Goon Squad: “Russia Don’t Want Our Protection!”

Anders Fogh Rasmussen: ‘We have to face the reality that Russia does not consider NATO a partner.’

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By MIKE WHITNEY Henry Paulson’s time at Treasury has been one pratfall after another. Even so, on Tuesday he managed to outdo himself. Paulson held a “surprise” press conference where he announced that the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) wouldn’t be used to buy troubled assets after all. Instead, the money will used […]

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Note to the revised version: This article was first written for publication in December, 2001, weeks after the U.S. started bombing Afghanistan.  It appeared in the April 2002 issue of “Wild Matters,” a national environmental journal Michael Colby published in Vermont. By Mike Ferner 11/06/08 “ICH” — – “So what is our mistake? We are […]