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We’re Human Fodder Caught in the Crossfire of Armed Groups and Armed Governments

Posted by on August 12, 2014 in Government, Military, Politics with 0 Comments
We’re Human Fodder Caught in the Crossfire of Armed Groups and Armed Governments

The current leaders of the world, whether leaders of democratic or socialist governments or leaders of ‘extremist’ groups, have the same simplistic responses to wars, to the global refugee crises, and even to antiwar protesters: spying and surveillance, imprison, shoot and bombard, or Hillary Clinton’s slogan in Afghanistan to ‘fight, talk, build’!

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Greenwald: NSA Docs Show ‘Israeli Action in Gaza has US Fingerprints All Over It’

Posted by on August 4, 2014 in Government, Military, Politics, Whistleblower with 0 Comments
Greenwald: NSA Docs Show ‘Israeli Action in Gaza has US Fingerprints All Over It’

New documents leaked by Edward Snowden show how intelligence cooperation enables repeated Israeli aggression against Palestinians

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Australia, ‘Better Slave than Dead’

Posted by on July 30, 2014 in Government, Military, Politics, Spying and Surveillance with 1 Comment
Australia, ‘Better Slave than Dead’

Australia is now more deeply embedded strategically and militarily in US global military planning, especially in Asia, than ever before…“The Joint Defence Facility Pine Gap outside Alice Springs remains the most important US intelligence base outside the US itself.”

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What Happens When You Criticize Israel: Daily Show’s Jon Stewart (Video)

Posted by on July 23, 2014 in Censorship, Government, Military, Politics with 0 Comments
What Happens When You Criticize Israel: Daily Show’s Jon Stewart (Video)

Many have accused Jon Stewart of being pro-Hamas for expressing sympathy for the residents of Gaza, where more than 500 people have been killed — including at least 100 children — in recent fighting with Israel. A comedic view of a common American reaction to questioning Israel’s military tactics.

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Reaping What We Have Sown in Gaza

Posted by on July 21, 2014 in Government, Politics with 1 Comment
Reaping What We Have Sown in Gaza

Hamas is cruelly and frighteningly destroying the traditional double standards mentality that Israel is a master at. All of those brilliant intelligence and Shin Bet brains really don’t understand that we ourselves have created the perfect recipe for our very own version of Somalia?

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This Revolutionary Moment: Action Around the World

This Revolutionary Moment: Action Around the World

We are in the midst of a week of wonderfully creative actions to raise awareness of the need for real democracy all around the world. Podemos!

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Teenager Creates an App That Exposes Sellout Politicians

Posted by on July 8, 2014 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Teenager Creates an App That Exposes Sellout Politicians

Teenager Nick Rubin created Greenhouse, a new browser plug-in that aims “to shine light on a social and industrial disease of today: the undue influence of money in our Congress.”

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On the Ground in Iraq: Something Doesn’t Add Up Here

Posted by on July 8, 2014 in Government, Military, Politics with 0 Comments
On the Ground in Iraq: Something Doesn’t Add Up Here

Presuming that IS would eventually beat the pants off the Iraqi military, the speed with which they accomplished this is hardly credible, especially compared to the 2003 US campaign.

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Hillary Clinton Goes to Bat for GMOs at Biotech Conference

Posted by on July 6, 2014 in Government, Politics with 7 Comments
Hillary Clinton Goes to Bat for GMOs at Biotech Conference

Speaking at a conference in San Diego last week for the world’s largest trade organization of biotechnology firms, potential presidential candidate Hillary Clinton backed GMOs and Big Ag, further displaying her allegiance to the industry in the eyes of sustainable food and organic advocates.

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Poll: Obama Worst President Since WWII

Posted by on July 2, 2014 in Government, Politics with 1 Comment
Poll: Obama Worst President Since WWII

According to a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday, 33 percent of voters think the current president is the worst since 1945.

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Chris Hedges: Pity the Children

Posted by on July 1, 2014 in Government, Military, Politics with 0 Comments
Chris Hedges: Pity the Children

For the United States, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan will be over soon. We will leave behind, after our defeats, wreckage and death, the contagion of violence and hatred, unending grief, and millions of children who were brutalized and robbed of their childhood.

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It’s the Oil, Stupid! Insurgency and War on a Sea of Oil

Posted by on June 25, 2014 in Government, Military, Politics with 0 Comments
It’s the Oil, Stupid! Insurgency and War on a Sea of Oil

Events in Iraq are headline news everywhere, and once again, there is no mention of the issue that underlies much of the violence: control of Iraqi oil.

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Watch: The Fall of Iraq – What You’re Not Being Told

Posted by on June 17, 2014 in Government, Military, Peace & Human Rights, Politics with 0 Comments

Iraq is descending into chaos, but not for the reasons you’re being fed by the politicians and the mainstream media. The public must come to terms with the fact that the current chaos is directly related to a half century of US military interventions and covert operations in the middle east. Bombing for peace never has, and never will, work.

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Ron Paul: Haven’t We Already Done Enough Damage in Iraq?

Posted by on June 16, 2014 in Military, Politics with 0 Comments
Ron Paul: Haven’t We Already Done Enough Damage in Iraq?

Ron Paul: Because of the government’s foolish policy of foreign interventionism, the U.S. is faced with two equally stupid choices: either pour in resources to prop up an Iraqi government that is a close ally with Iran, or throw our support in with al-Qaeda in Iraq (as we have done in Syria). I say we must follow a third choice: ally with the American people and spend not one more dollar or one more life attempting to re-make the Middle East. Haven’t we have already done enough damage?

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Donors Beware: National Tea Party Groups May Not Be What They Seem

Posted by on June 13, 2014 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Donors Beware: National Tea Party Groups May Not Be What They Seem

The six largest national Tea Party groups have spent more than $37.5 million on the mid-terms so far. However, only $7 million of the spent donations have actually gone directly to candidates. Where did the other $30.5 million go?

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