Daniel Ellsberg: The counter-insurgency plan in Afganistan is similar to Viet Nam
Noam Chomsky: Current crisis demonstrates anti-democratic nature of financial system
More at If it lasts longer than a week, Pak govt's offensive risks bringing Taliban's war to the cities
Kay on polling, racism and the presidential election
Hickey: The Republican proposed deficit committee would be used to force through cuts in social
Robert Pollin: It's not war that creates technological development, it's the state investment
Robert Pollin: It wasn't war that ended the 1930s Depression, it was massive government spending
Hashemi: Montazeri was a driving force for democratizing the Iranian Islamic Revolution
Paul Jay talks to Sam Husseini in Cairo, Egypt
Honduran coup regime's claims about 60% turnout at free and fair elections is revealed as fraud.
Robert Johnson: Obama should have saved the functions of the banks not the bankers and the shareholders
Hashemi: Resistance spreads to other classes and cities; more severe repression in store
Robert Johnson: Only public money pushed the economy back from the cliff; it can all happen again
Robert Johnson: Does the White House govern wall street or the other way around?
Babak Yektafar: Iran saw that the US didn't invade Iraq until they were sure they didn't have WMD
Should unions tell Dem. Party: "you're with us or with Chamber of Commerce"? Paul Jay with Philip Dine
Philip Dine: Unions extremely disappointed with Obama but where is their independence?
Can anything be achieved if the US fails to commit?