“Hit-and-run capitalism” targets Guyana’s oil and gas

One eloquent index that the deal is a disastrous one for Guyanese is the fact that even the IMF urged the Georgetown government to take a tougher line. “Existing production-sharing agreements appear to enjoy royalty rates well below what is observed internationally”, the World Bank’s partner-in-crime said in a statement. You know this deal must stink to high heaven when even the premier neocolonial agency [the IMF] charged with the duty of siphoning-off wealth from the poor to the rich countries can raise such an objection.

Continue Reading →

Western media and Libya’s African Genocide

Thus, when all the lies are separated from the objective empirical matter, the imperialist adventure in Libya was predicated on Gaddafi’s alleged use of black African mercenaries to, as the media merchants of death put it, “kill his own people” – a ubiquitous form of words that has entered the political lexicon as justification for the removal of leaders of weaker nations who are antithetical to the interests of empire.

Continue Reading →