Tag "Imperialism"

Amy Goodman interviews Professor Juan Cole on Iran, Iraq, Turkey and Kurdistan

by Amy Goodman President Bush has asked Congress for another $46 billion to fund the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The request brings this year’s total to more than $196 billion — by the far the highest amount since the 9/11 attacks. If the trend continues, war funding could top $1 trillion by the time Bush leaves office. By some measures, that amount would exceed the cost of the Korean

Imperialism and Fascism are on the Rise in the USA

By Prof. Rodrigue Tremblay If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.” James Madison (1751-1836), 4th U.S. President and author of the U.S. Constitution “When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carring the cross.” Sinclair Lewis, (It Can’t Happen Here, 1935) “Unhappy events abroad have retaught us two simple truths about the liberty