Singapore's 'Success' Provides Yet Another Opportunity for Media Misdirection
Staff News & Analysis     
Predictably, the death of Lee Kuan Yew has generated many positive comments in the mainstream media about his "leadership" of Singapore. The main thrust of the comments has to do with his ability to run an authoritarian regime that produced a kind of capitalist prosperity. This is an all-too-familiar meme, one often voiced by Western leaders. The idea is that the West has extensive freedoms that are unnecessary from the standpoint of building wealth. President George W. Bush expressed this ...
Kofi Anan: Drug Users Need Help Not Punishment
Staff News & Analysis     
Leaders in high places around the world are making it clear that the drug war is in a sense "over" – and all that is left to do is wind ...
Repeal, Don’t Reform the IMF!
Editorial by Ron Paul     
A responsible financial institution would not extend a new loan of between 17 and 40 billion dollars to a borrower already struggling to ...