Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Saturday, November 22, 2008
Former attorney general Lord Goldsmith defended his legal advice
Legal advice given to Tony Blair by the attorney general prior to the Iraq war was fundamentally "flawed," a former law lord has claimed.
Lord Bingham said Lord Goldsmith had given Mr Blair "no hard evidence" that Iraq had defied UN resolutions "in a manner justifying resort to force".
Therefore, the action by the UK and US was "a serious violation of international law," Lord Bingham added. . . read more
Today is the day of Iraqi unity among Arabs, Kurds, all communities of Iraq, to reject the security pact
Hazim al-Araji ;
Aide to Moqtada Sadr
The BBC's Andrew North, who was at the protest, says people waved Iraqi flags, Shia banners and chanted anti-American slogans, and an effigy of US President George W Bush was attacked by the crowd.
Joint prayers were held with many Sunni Muslims at the demonstration, our correspondent said. . . . read more.Source ; BBC News
Thursday, November 20, 2008
Planning does exist under capitalism – but it takes place within individual firms rather than across society as a whole. Capitalism is also extremely undemocratic. Even in the parts of the world where we get to vote for parliamentary representatives, we have no control over most economic decisions that shape our lives.
Because production isn't tied to what people need, crises occur where companies find that their products can't be sold. Karl Marx explained that capitalism is the first economic system where you can have a crisis of overproduction, rather than a crisis of scarcity.Socialist planning is about completely different priorities – producing for need, not for profit. It is impossible to determine what those needs are without extending democracy and involving the mass of the population in decision-making. . . . read more
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Wednesday, November 5, 2008
John McCain Concession Speech
Monday, November 3, 2008
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct.22 (Xinhua) -- Malaysian Supreme Head Mizan Zainal Abidin has consented to the appointment of Zaki Azmi as the country's chief justice, local newspapers reported on Wednesday.
The decision was made following the advice of Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and deliberation of the Rulers' Conference, the New Straits Times said.
The king also gave nod for the appointment of former Chief Judge of
Former Federal Court Judge, Arifin Zakaria, had been appointed as the Chief Judge of
The appointments were effective from Oct.18, the newspaper said.