Greg Palast on How Strauss-Kahn Screws Africa

One of the more interesting analyses of DSK’s activities: Strauss-Kahn Screws Africa May 24, 2011 By Greg Palast Greg Palast’s ZSpace Page / ZSpace Now that I’ve dispensed with the obvious and obnoxious teaser headline, let’s drop the towel and expose Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s history of arrogant abuse. The truth is, the grandee of the IMF has molested Africans for years. On Wednesday, the New York Times ran five – … Read more Greg Palast on How Strauss-Kahn Screws Africa

Jolly Eschatology

Via signandsight, an interview with the authors of a book out only in German so far, but that may be quite worthwhile translating, even if much of its political/cultural aim is German-directed. Any takers? Claus Leggewie and Harald Welzer have written a book about the end of the world as we knew it. They tell Jan Feddersen why. Taz: Herr Leggewie, Herr Welzer, the economy is showing signs of … Read more Jolly Eschatology

Health Insurance: The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line by Ligorano/Reese Speculating on Health “Illness is the night-side of life, a more onerous citizenship. Everyone who is born holds dual citizenship, in the kingdom of the well and in the kingdom of the sick. Although we all prefer to use only the good passport, sooner or later each of us is obliged, at least for a spell, to identify ourselves as citizens of that other … Read more Health Insurance: The Bottom Line

The Yes Men do Exxon-Mobil

The Yes Men are at it again — hilarious, over the top, yet “dead” serious & one of the most outrageous agit-prop happening/performance groups at work right now: June 14, 2007FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EXXON PROPOSES BURNING HUMANITY FOR FUEL IF CLIMATE CALAMITY HITSConference organizer fails to have Yes Men arrested Text of speech, photos, video here. GO-EXPO statement here. Press conference before this event, Friday, Calgary, here. Contact: … Read more The Yes Men do Exxon-Mobil