Obama and Isarael no I can’t

Obama and Israel: No, I Can’t! By Uri Avnery After months of a tough and bitter race, a merciless struggle, Barack Obama has defeated his formidable opponent, Hillary Clinton. He has wrought a miracle: for the first time in history a black person has become a...

Irans natural gas riches

US Knife to the Heart of World Future Energy By  Finian Cunningham (source: Global Research) The scheduled start of drilling this month by China National Petroleum Company (CNPC) in Iran’s South Pars gas field could be both a harbinger and explanation of much...

Trouble with theUSdefinition of terror

By Gwynne Dyer “Terrorism,” like “fascism,” is one of those words that people routinely apply to almost any behavior they disapprove of. We had a particularly impressive spread of meanings on display last week. At one extreme, the US State Department released its...

Dont worry be happy happiness is key to longer life

Picture: (AFP/Deshakalyan Chowdhury) A Bhutanese woman smiles while shopping at a market in Thimphu, as seen in March. a Dutch professor has concluded that the effects of happiness on longevity are “comparable to that of smoking or not”. Keep humming...