UNITED NATIONS ARMS TRADE TREATY TEXT (as of July 26, 2012)

UNITED NATIONS ARMS TRADE TREATY TEXT PREAMBLE The States Parties to this Treaty. Guided by the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations. Recalling that the charter of the UN promotes the establishment and maintenance of international peace and security with the least diversion for armaments of the world’s human and economic […]

Report: French judge wants to probe Guantanamo torture claims

ShareThis Report: French judge wants to probe Guantánamo torture claims 17 Jan 2012 A French judge is seeking U.S. permission to visit the prison camps at Guantánamo Bay to investigate claims by former French inmates that they were tortured, the Associated Press reported from Paris on Tuesday. The AP reported that it saw a formal […]

Hamid Karzai orders transfer of US prison at Bagram to Afghan control

ShareThis Hamid Karzai orders transfer of US prison at Bagram to Afghan control 05 Jan 2012 Hamid Karzai, the Afghan President, has made a bid to wrest back control of the peace process with the Taliban by demanding that the US hand over control of their detention facility at Bagram within a month. Mr Karzai […]

Google’s $3b tax haven loophole probed

By: Jesse Drucker, The Sydney Morning Herald The US Internal Revenue Service is auditing how Google avoided federal income taxes by shifting profit into offshore subsidiaries, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. The agency is bringing more than typical scrutiny to how the company valued software rights and other intellectual property it […]

Kucinich: Debt Political Theater Diverts Attention While Americans’ Wealth Is Stolen

Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today spoke on the House floor about the massive transfer of wealth from the American people to the hands of the few by virtue of wars, energy policies and monetary policies. He called upon Americans to witness Wall Street’s theft of Main Street, which has left millions of everyday Americans out […]

Kucinich: Debt Political Theater Diverts Attention While Americans’ Wealth Is Stolen

Washington D.C. – Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today spoke on the House floor about the massive transfer of wealth from the American people to the hands of the few by virtue of wars, energy policies and monetary policies. He called upon Americans to witness Wall Street’s theft of Main Street, which has left millions of […]