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Iraqi Holocaust And Iraqi Genocide : 3.9 Million Deaths October 2, 2007

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UK-US Iraqi Holocaust And Iraqi Genocide : 3.9 Million Deaths
By Gideon Polya

Authoritative estimates of violent and non-violent Iraqi excess deaths now show that the post-invasion excess deaths in Occupied Iraq total 2.0 million the 1990-1990 Gulf War violent deaths totalled 0.2 million and the 1990-2003 Sanctions War was associated with 1.7 million excess deaths. The total 1990-2007 excess deaths in Iraq now (September 2007) total 3.9 million

Dogs Under Glass
By Adam Engel

Don’t be too surprised to meet a violent death within the next few decades. Just because the concentration camps in America aren’t “active” yet doesn’t mean ‘we’ aren’t Nazis

Global Hypocrisy On Burma
By Satya Sagar

As the Burmese military brutally cracks down on a popular uprising of its citizens demanding democracy the question on many minds is – so what is the world going to do about it? From the trend visible so far the answer is simple- nothing at all

Political Tensions In Lebanon Threaten Civil War
By Jean Shaoul

The massive car bomb in Beirut on September 19 that killed Antoine Ghanem, a leading Christian Maronite MP from the far-right Phalange, and five others has further eroded the slim majority of Fouad Seniora’s government and delayed the selection of the next president.It has intensified longstanding political tensions that threaten to erupt into all out civil war in Lebanon

The Folly, Egoism And Dangers Of Climate Geo-Engineering
By Glen Barry

Is humanity so resistant to change that we will tamper with the biosphere’s workings to construct a “Frankensphere”; rather than reducing population, consumption and emissions?

Ahmedinejad V Bollinger
By Mike Ghouse

When President Ahmedinejad visited the United States in September, he was asked by the Columbia University to speak (speech link included below) to the students, he did. Prior to his speech, President Bollinger of Columbia University introduced him in derogatory terms. As an academic, he made us Americans look bad

A Q and A For The People Of A Forsaken Republic: Addressing The Origins Of The Whose-Your-Daddy Nation
By Phil Rockstroh

Over the last three decades, the authoritarian right has risen to create the nation they have been longing for since their humbling by the Watergate scandal. After being subdued and humiliated by the mechanisms of a free republic, the right has turned the tables — and subdued and humiliated the republic. If the trend continues, all but unchallenged and unabated, we might as well replace the torch held aloft by Lady Liberty with a taser

A Very Expensive Quagmire
By Mary Shaw

Last week, the White House sent Defense Secretary Robert Gates to Capitol Hill to lobby for increased funding to keep the killing going on in Iraq for another year. The updated price tag: over $190 billion. For one year. And for what?

Women Not Warned About SSRI-Related Lung Birth Defect
By Evelyn Pringle

A study of nearly 500,000 women by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, in the September 18, 2007, Annals of Internal Medicine, found that nearly 50% of women taking a prescription drug that could cause birth defects did not receive warnings to avoid pregnancy. The authors note that the pregnancy risks of a drug should be discussed with women before they begin taking it

In Conversation With Mr Bhagwan Das
By Vidya Bhushan Rawat

‘It is good to break and bad to continue with a tradition that has subjugated the Dalits’

The Electronic Sting
By Farah Aziz

There have been numerous other instances where either wrong information has been aired, or the aired visuals and commentaries have been sensational.In the absence of a regulating authority inside or outside the television media in India, this is becoming a routine affair, with editors and owners washing their hands off the crass reportage, while nobody seems to be held accountable

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