Mandela’s Rainbow Nation is not living happily ever after

April 22, 2009

Post-Apartheid South Africa is not delivering the liberal dream, but a nightmare of Communism and corruption.

The disappearing jobs of Merthyr Tydfil

April 21, 2009

By the 1970s Hoover employed more than 5000 people in Merthyr and was so dominant that the British town was dubbed “Hooverville”. But since the factory closed last month, lives have been shattered.

Walking out on Ahmadinejad highlights West’s hypocrisy

April 21, 2009

Ahmedinijad's analysis is spot on. Europeans did kill the Jews.

Turd Blossom’s tweets aren’t even that interesting

April 21, 2009

We need to take Twitter back from the creepy people. Like Karl Rove, writes <strong>Meghan McCain</strong>.

Indian voters hurl abuse, and dinner, at their pollies

April 20, 2009

Inspired by the Iraqi shoethrower, this election Indians are registering their dissatisfaction by throwing dinner at their politicians.

China’s green priorities overshadowed by GFC

April 20, 2009

Less than a year ago, officials were pressing the mines and factories of northern China to shut down or move away to clear the air of dust and smog for the Beijing Olympics. But environmental concerns in China have flagged.

Sinking ships and people smugglers

April 20, 2009

Meanwhile in the Mediterranean...

183 waterboardings: drowning in torturous detail

April 20, 2009

When the Inquisition and Pol Pot use waterboarding, it’s bad; when the USA do it, not so much.

Richmond, Virginia, USA

April 20, 2009

The elitist media and those in Congress and the White House who have been suggesting the rallies were orchestrated and faux-populist events ginned up by partisans and special interest groups are dead wrong, writes Karyn McDermott.

Will Obama’s Chavez moment cost him?

April 20, 2009

So we are in topsy-turvy land. Obama is acting as the Prez should act, if he's the genuine leader of an imperialist power.