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GOP Madness Surfaces in Texas

Texas Gov. Rick Perry greeting voters during his ill-fated run for the Republican presidential nomination.

Michael Winship Imagine the official presentation of a worldview concocted by conspiracy theorists and an assortment of cranks and grumpy people. Conjure a document written by scribes possessed of poison pens soaked in the inkpots of Ayn Rand and the ...

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MH17: Cold War Replay?

The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 can serve as a wake-up call to negotiate an immediate truce in Ukraine. Or it can lead to the most serious escalation in tensions between Moscow and Washington since 1983.(Photo: EricFoo / Flickr)

The last time the U.S. accused Russia of downing a civilian airliner, nuclear war nearly broke out. John Feffer The most bizarre conspiracy theory surrounding the recent downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine comes from a leading pro-Russian separatist, ...

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EU Imposes New Sanctions Against Russian Officials

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The European Union agreed Tuesday to impose new sanctions against officials deemed responsible for Russia’s actions in Ukraine, amid mounting international anger after a Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down over rebel-held territory. European foreign ministers stopped short, at least ...

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Kerry’s Latest Reckless Rush to Judgment

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Aug. 30, 2013, claims to have proof that the Syrian government was responsible for a chemical weapons attack on Aug. 21, but that evidence failed to materialize or was later discredited. [State Department photo]

Secretary of State John Kerry boasts that as a former prosecutor he knows he has a strong case against the eastern Ukrainian rebels and their backers in Russia in pinning last Thursday’s shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on them, even without the ...

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The Reasons We Fight The New World Order

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“Countless people … will hate the new world order … and will die protesting against it.” — H.G. Wells, The New World Order (1940) Throughout our lives and throughout our culture, we are conditioned to rally around concepts of false division. We ...

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