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Patrick Lawrence: Guilt and Responsibility

The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany. Thomas Wolf, http://www.foto-tw.de, CC BY-SA 3.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0, via Wikimedia Commons By Patrick Lawrence / Original to ScheerPost Many years ago, another time and place, I had a German friend who hailed from Hamburg. Christophe was a cultivated sort—well-read, impressive art on the walls of his apartment. I remember how inordinately fond he was […]

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Australian PM Albanese and 85 Other MPs Vote to End Assange Incarceration

London (United Kingdom), August 18, 2014, Chancellor Ricardo Patiño and Julian Assange offered a press conference with the presence of international media. Photo: David G Silvers. Foreign Ministry of Ecuador. Cancillería del Ecuador, CC BY-SA 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons By Diego Ramos / Original to ScheerPost The Australian House of Representatives voted on Wednesday […]

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Chris Hedges: Let Them Eat Dirt

Let Them Eat Dirt – by Mr. Fish By Chris Hedges / Original to ScheerPost There was never any possibility that the Israeli government would agree to a pause in the fighting proposed by Secretary of State Antony Blinken, much less a ceasefire. Israel is on the verge of delivering the coup de grâce in its war […]

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Virgilio Aguilar Méndez is Facing Murder Charges for an Officer Who Died of Natural Causes While Attacking Him

Photo of Virgilio Aguilar Méndez in court (Screenshot from First Coast News) By Victoria Valenzuela / ScheerPost Criminal Justice Reporter On May 19, 2023, Virgilio Aguilar Méndez, an 18-year-old Indigenous-Maya farmworker, was eating watermelon and talking to his mother on the phone outside of his Super 8 motel room in St. Augustine, Florida, where he […]

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Ellen Brown: Casino Capitalism and the Derivatives Market: Time for Another ‘Lehman Moment’?

Photo by Tech Daily on Unsplash By Ellen Brown / Original to ScheerPost Reading the tea leaves for the 2024 economy is challenging. On January 5th, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said we have achieved a “soft landing,” with wages rising faster than prices in 2023. But critics are questioning the official figures, and prices are […]

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Patrick Lawrence: The End of Global Leadership

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