Want to End Sex-Ed for Kids? Stop Needing it

If there is anything the right hates it’s education. From cutting funding constantly to outright opposing people learning about sexuality in general. This goes for across the pond into the UK as well. It seems to be a generally shared value by conservatives. One of the most intense oppositions in education by conservatives is sex…

US Waivers on Iranian Oil set to Expire May 1st

Iran is one of the largest global players in the oil game. This is one of the reasons that The United States has been so eager to see the overthrow of the Islamic Revolution. As of 2013, Iran had the fourth largest reserves of oil in the world. Their supply of it to the global…

IAEA Confirms Israeli Lie Regarding Iran Nuclear Program

A few months ago the Israeli government alleged that Iran was producing a nuclear weapons program. They alleged that for several years the operation was being conducted out of a building in the capital of Tehran. At a big presentation carried out by the Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, a photo of the building was…

The Limits of Identity Politics on Race

A black British woman said a visit to El Nido, Palawan, was the “worst four days” of her life. Elayne Peddy said she was ridiculed mercilessly by Filipino people. They said things like: “I was called a fat, ugly monkey, big fat black girl. One woman in a shop just grabbed my stomach and said…

Cockshott on Excess Deaths in Ukraine under Capitalism

The following post was made by Paul Cockshott on his Facebook page which I’ve reprinted here: “Left is the plot from Trump’s presidents report on the iniquities of socialism. Shows that there was a famine in the the Ukraine in the 1930s which for one year raised the death rate there. Right is a plot…

Israel Threatens Naval Blockade of Iranian Oil

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced to the world yesterday that his country is ready to begin a blockade of Iranian oil shipments. Such a move would be crippling for the Iranian economy. The embattled politician made the threat at a navy cadets’ graduation ceremony in Haifa on Wednesday. “Iran is trying to bypass the…