The Filthy American


About Me

Formerly a resident of Iraqi Kurdistan during the Iraq war, now in the American south. Writing about conflicts, culture, geopolitics and anything I think a reader will find worth reading.



Anonymous Claims Hacking of Chinese Government Website

Using Twitter, an account associated with the hacktivist group Anonymous announced they had successfully hacked the website of the Chinese government.   Most already know that Anonymous is a pretty loose collective of hackers from across the globe. Generally, they target...

Boeing Proposal to Supply Rockets to Ukraine Being Considered

Reuters just published an exclusive report which details a Boeing proposal to provide Ukraine with an inexpensive new weapon system they call Ground-Launched Small Diameter Bomb (GLSDB). According to the report, this proposal is being considered by the Pentagon...

More Protesting in Beijing

Over the past sixteen hours, there have been even more protests in Beijing. These ones in particular are being organized by local university students. If you have been following our coverage, you will know that numerous protests have swept across...

Thousands of Nurses and Midwifes on Strike in Australia

In protest of payment, thousands of nurses and midwives in Western Australia have walked off their jobs and gone on strike. The majority of those on strike held a rally outside of Western Australia's parliament building. A major demand...

Chinese Workers Riot Through the Night at iPhone Factory

China’s strict zero-COVID strategy and talk of delaying payments have pushed workers to the breaking point at the Foxconn factory in Zhengzhou. The workers at the factory—which happens to be China’s largest iPhone producer—are in a "closed loop" system....

Double Bombing Leaves at Least 18 Injured and 1 Dead in Jerusalem

In a coordinated attack this morning, two bombs were detonated in public areas in Jerusalem. With the fear of this attack not being over, Israeli forces are currently scrambling to prevent a possible third bombing.   The first explosion occurred at...

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