State Threats to International Election Observers Symptom of American Exceptionalism

By: Tuesday November 6, 2012 10:52 am

Multiple states, including Arizona, Iowa and Ohio, plan to make certain international election observers from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) go nowhere near state polling places on Election Day. At least three states, Arizona, Iowa and Texas, have warned observers they could be criminalized for being within one hundred feet of [...]

Chavez Re-Election Shows How Media Does Not Like It When Washington Consensus Loses

By: Monday October 8, 2012 1:21 pm

Hugo Chavez was elected to a fourth term on October 7. The victory immediately set off a flurry of United States media reports noting alleged inequities in Venezuelan elections that permit Chavez to continue to hold power. Through coded or overt language, the US media reported how the poor in Venezuela support Chavez but listed [...]

The US Effort to ‘Help’ Yemen Meet Its ‘Aspirations’

By: Wednesday August 8, 2012 6:56 pm

Citizens of any country who hear a high-ranking US official discuss plans to help their country “meet the aspirations of its citizens” and “counter violent extremism that threatens our shared security” should be frightened. Look at Iraq. Two scholars for¬†Al Jazeera English¬†write, “Saddam Hussein’s removal from power by the United States and others resulted in [...]

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