Ralph Nader
Ralph Nader


Corporate Destruction Of Free Markets Rules Us – OpEd

The ruling dogma of our political economy is corporatism. Corporatism claims to draw legitimacy from the free market theory that all vendors who do not meet market demands will go under. Corporatism uses this illusion to exert power over all aspects of our political economy. Free markets, corporatists believe, are the best mechanism to allocate […]

European Union Commission
European Union Commission


Euro Zone: What Exactly Went Wrong? – OpEd

By Harun Yahya Incompatibilities in any human relationship — be it on an individual level or group/national level — lead to splits. When love departs, so does the desire to live together. This applies to all unions, not just to marriage. When love departs and severe incompatibility sets in, people begin to leave countries, and […]

Ebola virus
Ebola virus. Photo by CDC/Cynthia Goldsmith


Canada Bans Travelers From Ebola-Hit Countries

Canadian federal citizenship ministry on Friday announced that it is suspending visa applications from anyone, who has recently visited Ebola-hit countries. “Effective immediately, Canadian visa officers have temporarily paused the processing of visa applications from foreign nationals, who have been physically present in a country, designated by the World Health Organization (WHO) as having widespread […]

Canada flag
Canada flag


Omar Khadr Urges Canadian Government To Respect Law While Dealing With National Security Issues – OpEd

In the wake of last week’s attacks in Ottawa by a lone gunman, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, who killed a soldier at the National War Memorial and also attacked Parliament Hill, and another attack in Quebec, where a warrant officer was run over and killed, the word “terrorism” has been used liberally, and the Canadian government has […]

US - Israel flags. Cropped image from photo by DoD photo by Cherie A. Thurlby, US DoD.
US - Israel flags. Cropped image from photo by DoD photo by Cherie A. Thurlby, US DoD.


The Strange US-Israel Alliance – OpEd

WHEN A high-ranking official of one country calls the leader of another country “chickenshit”, it may be assumed that the relations between the two countries are not at their best. In fact, they may be considered somewhat less than cordial. This week, It happened. An unnamed very high-ranking US official said this in an interview […]

Health care workers put on personal protective equipment before going into the hot zone at Island Clinic in Monrovia, Liberia, on Sept. 22, 2014. U.S. Agency for International Development photo by Morgana Wingard
Health care workers put on personal protective equipment before going into the hot zone at Island Clinic in Monrovia, Liberia, on Sept. 22, 2014. U.S. Agency for International Development photo by Morgana Wingard


What West Africa Can Teach The US About Ebola – OpEd

By Kwei Quartey When the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital missed a crucial diagnosis of the Ebola virus and released Liberian Thomas Eric Duncan to go home, it unleashed a sequence of events that is still unfolding rapidly. As in the great AIDS panic, the introduction of the Ebola infection into the American populace has resulted […]