Posts Tagged ‘gaza’
Politics at home and around the world: Martial law could be an improvement in Ciudad Juarez, 3,000 families homeless in Gaza, the UN Secretary-General’s remarks on International Women’s Day, the impact of conflict on women, Iraq’s pariah widows, a foundation to help women with restraining orders, an interactive graphic on the gender wage gap, Bush to appear before the International Criminal Court?, who is behind the campaign against Obama’s health care plan, and a partial list of the AIG counter-parties.
They let us think we have a democracy here. They let us think that because the Iraqis have purple stains on their fingers that they are building their own democracy. They can demonize Putin, the Chinese, the Saudis for the suppression of their people and their press, but governments choose their friends and enemies based on economics. Cheap labor and oil—those are your rulers.