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How America Lost Its Mind, with Oliver Stone

Posted by on November 12, 2013 in Government, Military with 1 Comment
How America Lost Its Mind, with Oliver Stone

Oliver Stone talks about how terrorism has caused hysteria and military panic for the last hundred years, and what has gone wrong in America. The Department of Homeland Security and propaganda of the power structure is examined, as well as whistleblowers and Obama’s messianic trappings in this clip from the full Buzzsaw interview with Sean Stone and Tyrel Ventura.
Watch the full episode here: JFK and the Untold History of Oliver Stone

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Weather Warfare: Beware the US Military’s Experiments with Climatic Warfare

Posted by on November 11, 2013 in Government, Military with 1 Comment
Weather Warfare: Beware the US Military’s Experiments with Climatic Warfare

Rarely acknowledged in the debate on global climate change, the world’s weather can now be modified as part of a new generation of sophisticated electromagnetic weapons. The US military has developed advanced capabilities that enable it selectively to alter weather patterns. The technology, which is being perfected under the High-frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP), is an appendage of the Strategic Defense Initiative – ‘Star Wars’. From a military standpoint, HAARP is a weapon of mass destruction, operating from the outer atmosphere and capable of destabilising agricultural and ecological systems around the world.

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Fifty Organizations Seek Ban on Armed Drones – Sign Petition Now

Posted by on November 11, 2013 in Military with 0 Comments
Fifty Organizations Seek Ban on Armed Drones – Sign Petition Now

Fifty organizations and over 75,000 individuals are asking the UN Secretary General to investigate the concerns that drone attacks violate international law and to ultimately pursue sanctions against nations using, possessing, or manufacturing weaponized drones;

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Hummingbird-sized Drones May Be the Army’s Next Big Thing

Posted by on November 9, 2013 in Military with 1 Comment
Hummingbird-sized Drones May Be the Army’s Next Big Thing

The Black Hornet drone, weighing just over half an ounce, was unveiled last week at the Association of the United States Army Expo in Washington, DC. The drone is marketed as a tool that soldiers can carry with them. While the US Army hasn’t used the hummingbird-sized drone yet, the British Army has used them in Afghanistan.

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Stream Robert Greenwald’s “Unmanned: America’s Drone Wars” for Free!

Stream Robert Greenwald’s “Unmanned: America’s Drone Wars” for Free!

Robert Greenwald’s new documentary film “Unmanned: America’s Drone Wars” is now available free for streaming, for a limited time. People who want to know more about this latest development in the arsenal of the military-industrial complex can sign up online to view the film for free.

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Drone Victims To Congress: Why Did Our Grandma Die?

Posted by on October 30, 2013 in Military with 0 Comments
Drone Victims To Congress: Why Did Our Grandma Die?

U.S. lawmakers heard testimony from survivors of an alleged drone strike for the first time in history, with three Pakistani citizens appearing before Congress to describe an attack that killed their matriarch in Pakistan last year.

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9-Yr-Old Pakistani Girl Among US Drone Strike Victims to Address Congress

Posted by on October 29, 2013 in Military with 1 Comment
9-Yr-Old Pakistani Girl Among US Drone Strike Victims to Address Congress

For the first time in its history, the US Congress is to hear directly from a family of survivors of an American drone strike in Pakistan. For one of the victims, a 9-year-old-girl Pakistani girl who was injured in a drone strike, her main question is why her grandmother was blown to pieces while tending to her garden.

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Our Invisible Revolution

Posted by on October 28, 2013 in Corruption, Government, Military, Politics with 0 Comments
Our Invisible Revolution

How do revolutions happen? Who decides that a revolution will take place? Must revolutions inevitably bring violence and chaos? Chris Hedges considers these questions and contemplates the possible consequences of the mega-corporate impulse to crush all forms of meaningful dissent in what used to be our participatory democracy.

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Global Consensus Grows For Greater Transparency on Drone Civilian Deaths

Posted by on October 27, 2013 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
Global Consensus Grows For Greater Transparency on Drone Civilian Deaths

Key members of the United Nations – including some of Washington’s closest allies – broke with a decade of tradition on Friday when they endorsed calls for greater transparency over drone civilian deaths. The European Union, the United Kingdom and Switzerland were joined by the Russian Federation and China in calling for greater openness from those carrying out drone strikes. Pakistan was particularly strident, insisting that there was ‘no implicit or explicit consent’ for US drone strikes on its territory, which it insists have a ‘disastrous humanitarian impact.’

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The REAL Reason U.S. Targets Whistleblowers

The REAL Reason U.S. Targets Whistleblowers

“Sensitive” – “Classified” – “Top Secret” – “Intelligence” – “Government Secrets:” these have been the traditional coded language tags used to reference and rationalize the practices of deep secret-keeping by the government and the military. This article examines analyses by NYU School of Law’s Elizabeth Goitein and George Washington University’s Henry Farrell and Martha Finnemore, all of whom identify new and disturbing governmental rationalizations and motivations for maintaining ever-widening parameters of secrecy.

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American Whistleblower Tour: Livestreaming TODAY from Florida International University

American Whistleblower Tour: Livestreaming TODAY from Florida International University

Today (24 October 2013) the American Whistleblower Tour – a project of the Government Accountability Project (GAP) – will present a livestreamed event from 2:30-4:00pm ET, live from Florida International University. Included in the program will be national security whistleblowers Thomas Drake and Jesselyn Radack. Don’t miss it!

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Pakistani Prime Minister Urges Obama to End Drone Strikes

Posted by on October 23, 2013 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
Pakistani Prime Minister Urges Obama to End Drone Strikes

In a meeting at the White House, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Wednesday urged President Obama to end drone strikes. The meeting comes after a key human rights group released a report suggesting some of the strikes have violated international law and calling for an investigation. RT Correspondent Liz Wahl has more on the historic meeting and the challenges that lie ahead for the two countries.

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The Drone Reports: US Engaging in Unlawful Killings

Posted by on October 22, 2013 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
The Drone Reports: US Engaging in Unlawful Killings

Two organizations, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, released reports investigating multiple US drone strikes in Yemen and Pakistan. According to their findings, drone strikes were indiscriminate and led to the death of multiple civilians, which is a clear violation of international law. The organizations called for the White House to release its legal justification for these killings and for those responsible to be held accountable. RT’s Sam Sacks reports

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The Business of America is War

Posted by on October 22, 2013 in Corruption, Government, Military, Politics with 0 Comments
The Business of America is War

Combat is commerce; war and capitalism are exploitative transactions; war is great for business; superpatriotism props up the increasingly profitable military-industrial complex; U.S. ‘warriors’ are prepackaged commodities in the industry of war. Ret. USAF officer William Astore analyzes the phenomenon of war as business and how this conceptualization affects all of us.

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U.S. “War On Terror” Has INCREASED Terrorism

Posted by on October 21, 2013 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
U.S. “War On Terror” Has INCREASED Terrorism

The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) Global Terrorism Database is the most comprehensive open source terrorism database. A quick review of charts from the START database show that terrorism has increased in the last 9 years since the U.S. started its “war on terror”.

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