What about Venezuela’s hacked power grid?

US Cyber Attack on Russia’s Power Grid is an ‘Act of War’ (According to the US)

Russia and the US are engaging in tit-for-tat hacking of each others’ power grid, the New York Times is reporting, in what is really a kind of cyber “cold war” where the hackers from each country’s military and intelligence services load electronic “explosives” in the computer systems of critical infrastructure of the other, that in …

Captain 'cops' cop

Blood-Red Whitewash on a Blue Sea

Remember the Vincennes? That’s the name of the U.S. Navy warship that shot down an Iranian airliner with missiles in 1988, killing all 290 people aboard that airplane. That shoot down, in which 60 children perished, was an accident, according to the U.S. Navy’s official report. However, many, including military personnel, considered that report a …

Bigots in blue

Philadelphia Police Department – A Home For Hate

The recent protest outside Philadelphia’s Police headquarters – triggered by yet another instance of police racism – had an emphasis distinctively different from similar demonstrations during past decades against recurring police misconduct in the city that preens as the Birthplace of Democracy in America. While protestors demanded disciplinary action against the 328 individual officers responsible …

Forget Russia-gate, now it's US-gate!

US Election Meddling Extends to Britain

So now we have pompous Mike Pompeo, America’s current Secretary of State, on a visit to the UK, assuring a group of British Jewish leaders in a closed-door meeting that the US would work to prevent Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn from becoming prime minister if his party were to win enough votes in the next …

What did the moth want?

Industrial sea Meets industrial river’s edge Things forever trapped in things Carbon footprint Industrial ice Time-trap-buzz Numbers in sequence Industrial spillway Bench with no view Land-full Wasted breath Industrial breath High up wind Forgotten codes Of industrial footprint Dawn breaks so what? Moon rises Industrial moon Waxing, waning Over posthistoric phrases On a brick wall …

For those who aid US’s ‘outlaws,’ no good deed goes unpunished:

Sri Lankan Refugee Family That Hid Snowden in Hong Kong Now Trapped in Limbo

Hong Kong — The bipartisan vengeance of the US government and its pervasive intelligence apparatus, on display currently in its rabid hounding of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, appears to know no bounds. But as ugly as the full-court effort to bag Assange, already trapped by US the combined efforts of complicit governments in Britain and …

Hong Kong looks freer than the US these days:

Press Freedom is Under Threat in the Land of its Birth

  Hong Kong — Here in this ultra-modern city on the coast of southern China, I read in the morning paper that 11 consulates representing most of the nations of Europe, have lodged protests with the city’s chief executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor over a controversial new extradition bill that if passed would allow Hong …