by Dennis Small
The leaders of the BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa), met on July 16 in Fortaleza, Brazil for the VI BRICS Summit, joined the next day, by the heads of state of South America in the capital city Brasilia. These nations adopted a project premised on rejecting the current casino financial system, and replacing it with one providing credit for high-technology development projects; on educating and training youth to meet the growth challenges of the future; on full respect for national sovereignty, banishing the imperial policy of regime change and wars; and on explicit promotion of the common good among nations— the Westphalian principle.
by David Cherry and Ramasimong Phillip Tsokolibane
The decision to build more nuclear power plants is historic, for South Africa and the continent as a whole.
by Jeffrey Steinberg
As far as President Obama, the U.S. establishment media, and British Prime Minister Cameron are concerned, the byword regarding the crash of Malaysian Airline flight 17 over Ukraine is: “Don’t confuse me with facts—my mind is made up. Blame Putin.”
An interview with Hon. Fabio Porta, a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Italian Chamber of Deputies and chairman of the Permanent Committee of Italians in the World. He is also the initiator of an Italian Parliamentary petition in support of Argentina against the vulture funds.
Without an uncompromising, successful offensive by LaRouche PAC, backed up by citizens from around the country, when Congress leaves town, it will leave the country defenseless in the face of two mortal threats—financial blowout and possible thermonuclear war.
Discussion in the House of Representatives by Jim McGovern (D-Mass.), Walter Jones (R-N.C.), and Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), on their resolution mandating that all U.S. troops be withdrawn from Iraq by the end of the year, except for those needed to defend U.S. diplomatic facilities and personnel.
by Ramtanu Maitra
Much of the world lives in virtual darkness, lacking the electricity essential for modern life; but world leaders are not prioritizing the solution to the problem. Ramtanu Maitra reports.