Day: November 29, 2007

  • The Truth About “Free” Markets, Part 34,502

    Four of the world’s biggest glass manufacturers have been fined a total of 486.9m euros ($717.5m; £348.2m) for illegally co-ordinating price rises. The firms are Guardian of the US, Pilkington, which is the UK unit of Nippon Sheet Glass, Saint-Gobain of France and Belgium’s Glaverbel. The European Commission said the firms had raised or stabilised…

  • US Military Slaughters Iraqi Civilians

    Some happy, joyful Iraqis, liberated by the US military in Fallujah. From the beginning of the American occupation in Iraq, air strikes and attacks by the U.S. military have only killed “militants,” “criminals,” “suspected insurgents,” “IED [Improvised Explosive Device] emplacers,” “anti-American fighters,” “terrorists,” “military age males,” “armed men,” “extremists,” or “al-Qaeda.” The pattern for reporting…