Bill Van Auken

  • THaiti on Wednesday marked the first anniversary of the magnitude 7.0 earthquake that devastated the impoverished Caribbean nation of Haiti, leaving a quarter of a million of its people dead, more than 300,000 injured, and approximately a million and a half homeless. One year after this natural ...

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  • TThe Obama Administrations decision to deploy another 1,400 US Marines in Afghanistan is the harbinger of a far bloodier war and a further indication that there will be no honouring of the presidents December 2009 pledge to begin drawing down US forces next July. Despite the superficial optimism ...

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