From http://www.brusselstribunal.org/SouadAlAzzawi_Numbers.htm Six years into the occupation… - 72 months of destruction - $607 Billions spent on the war - 2 Million Barrels of oil being sold per day - 2 Million Displaced Iraqis inside of Iraq - 3 Million Iraqis forced to leave the country - 2615 professors, scientists, and doctors killed in cold blood [...]
Bruce Bueno de Mesquite uses mathematical analysis and game theory to predict war, political events, power shifts, etc. His work is controversial – but shockingly accurate. In the video below, he speaks at TED making three predictions on the future of Iran. Take a look. His most interesting point in his talk was that international [...]
During his first days in office, we celebrated President Obama’s decision to swiftly fulfill his campaign promises as he signed an executive order to shut down Guantanamo Bay, close the CIA’s secret overseas prisons, and ban torture. But in the government’s response to a federal court on Friday, President Obama’s team embraced the Bush [...]
Medea Benjamin speaks to YES! Magazine about Obama’s promises and the incoming administration at President Barack Obama’s inauguration. This video was originally posted on YES! Magazine’s site here.
As Barack Obama is sworn in as President of the United States of America next week, we – as progressives, activists, and organizers – are more mindful than ever of the promises Obama made during his election campaign – as well as the great challenges he has ahead of him. After nearly six years of [...]