After its defeat in Vietnam, the United States withdrew its military forces from the entire Indo-Chinese peninsula, something Chomsky along with the rest of the left had fiercely denied it would ever do. The result was that Cambodia was over-run by the Khmer Rouge—in other words, by the Communist forces that the Vietnamese Communists along [...]
Bill Gates has proclaimed, despite the increasing lack of evidence, that global warming is the single greatest threat to humanity. Apparently, no one has tipped him off that the science of global warming is most definitely not settled. One of the most recent projects coming from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, announced this past [...]
Few things irritate me as much as when self-righteous commentators condemn their opponents by comparing them to Nazis, which actually is a type of Nazi tactic itself. Nazis and other tyrants use generalizations and flimsy comparisons to denigrate their enemies.
Their tactic is simple, yet effective: First, pick the most disgusting form of life you can [...]
Seven years after its application, Al Jazeera English has been launched in Canada. The three largest cable providers (Bell TV, Rogers and Videotron) are carrying the digital channel. Al Jazeera (AJ), a.k.a. the “CNN of the Arab World” was given its approval papers by the Canadian broadcast regulator—the CRTC (Canadian Television and Telecommunications Commission).
Not surprisingly, [...]