The JFK assassination hoax that refuses to die

Oh, Che. What would you say if you knew how much of this struggle still remains to be fought…and how much ground the good guys have lost since you lost your last fight? Case in point: this professional liar from The Gang That Could Not Shoot Straight. This is what we North Americans are up ...

An Ecuadorable little satellite

A Russian Dnepr RS-20 rocket like this one will carry an Ecuadorian satellite into orbit next year. Sheesh. Those crazy Latinos, whatever will they do next? First Venezuela puts Simón Bolívar into orbit, then Bolivia follows suit with Tupac Amaru. Now, Ecuador is also getting in on the Earth-orbiting business, with a tiny little titan ...

The True Story of Che Guevara

A documentary about the life and death of the Argentine hero of the Cuban Revolution. Features Jon Lee Anderson, the author of the best Che bio by far.

In capitalism, everything is a commodity…

…be it women: …or children: Yes, that’s right…human beings are now objects to be “won” in stupid radio contests. Incidentally, both these contests are being held by Canadian radio stations. Isn’t there some kind of CRTC legislation against this kind of audience-grabbing stunt? Or human-rights legislation? Or, in the case of the Russian male-order bride ...

Putin asks a pertinent question

Does anyone have a pertinent answer for him? I think someone does: As usual, it’s the OIL, stupid! Meanwhile, Glenn Greenwald summarizes why no decent person should support what NATO is doing to Libya: No decent human being would possibly harbor any sympathy for Gadaffi, just as none harbored any for Saddam. It’s impossible not ...

Stupid Sex Tricks: Taking it all off…for Pooty-Poot?

If you thought this song was silly, wait’ll you get a load of this story: “What are you ready to do for your president?” says the video calling on the supporters of the 58-year-old Russian prime minister to “rip it off” for him. The risque video clip features young girls laughing gaily as they strut ...

In Soviet Russia, cats bark at you!

No, really: And don’t you love how this kitty slows down to a meow when she realizes she’s being filmed?