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AIPAC and the Push Toward War
Robert Wright
The Atlantic” —  Late last week, amid little fanfare, Senators

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Noam Chomsky: America’s Decline Is Real — and Increasingly Self-Inflicted

Noam Chomsky, TomDispatch.com

Significant anniversaries are solemnly commemorated — Japan’s attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, for example.  Others are ignored, and we can often learn valuable lessons from them about what is likely to lie ahead. … Continue reading


Human Rights Watch Human Rights Watch 2012

This 22nd annual Human Rights Watch summarizes human rights conditions in more than 90 countries and territories worldwide in 2011. It reflects extensive investigative work that Human Rights Watch staff has undertaken during the year, often in close partnership with domestic human rights activists.

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ATTAC/CADTM Morocco against capitalism globalization

 Attac/Cadtm Maroc

Final Declaration of the 4th national Congress of ATTAC/CADTM Morocco

Attac/cadtm Morocco association held its 4th national Conference on 27, 28 and 29 January 2012 with the slogan “for the strengthening of the popular dimension of the fight against capitalism globalization in Morocco”. Despite

Washington Reaps the Rewards of Its “Arab Spring” Destabilization Campaign

US-Funded Tunisian President Prepares to Withdraw Recognition of Syrian Government

Tony Cartalucci

On February 5, 2012 – Reuters reported, “Tunisia “to withdraw recognition” of Syria government,” and specifically that newly appointed Tunisian president Moncef Marzouki made the announcement on his

Occupy vs. Monsanto: Activists, Farmers Fight the Corporation They Fear Will Take Over All America’s Crops

Anna Lekas Miller

Occupy comes out to support a lawsuit that hopes to turn the tables on corporate farming behemoth Monsanto.

Monsanto, if you will, is the 1 percent of Big Agriculture–the scourge of small farmers… Continue reading


Israeli army harasses press crew, beats a B’Tselem female volunteer, and lies to foreign media

Jalal Abukhater

Yesterday was another violent Friday in the village of Nabi Saleh as the weekly protests against settlement expansion continues. As always, the demonstration was met with tear gas, disgusting skunk chemicals and rubber-coated metal bullets. Disregarding… Continue reading


Targeting AIPAC

Stephen Lendman

On January 23, Occupy AIPAC announced plans to confront the powerful Israeli Lobby in Washington from March 2 – 6. More on what’s planned below.

Since last September, OWS inspired affiliate groups. Among others they include Occupy Together, Occupy Everything, Occupy Arrests, Occupy Police, Occupy Marines, Occupy Veterans… Continue reading


In Iranian media, activist lauds Charlottesville’s anti-war resolution

Ted Strong

The day after the Charlottesville City Council passed a resolution calling on the federal government to end all its wars and avoid starting a new one with Iran, the move has drawn attention from abroad.

One arm of Iran’s state-owned media



Persuading Americans to break the law?

Clive Hambidge

Habituation writes James Austin M.D “means that repeated stimuli yield a decreasing response.” Conversely and importantly he goes on, “Sensitization implies that responses increase when stronger stimuli are repeated.” For in this understanding, “we are addressing the… Continue reading


Truth about Syria: Crazy Men in Grey Suits

The west is on the hunt for another war in the Middle East.

Jeremy Salt

January 13, 2012 “Information Clearing House


It’s ALL a God Thing

Eileen Fleming

Over the last few days, Dorothy Day has come up in many conversations with local people as well as Internet connections. Coming soon is my book review of ALL IS GRACE, A Biography of Dorothy Day, by Jim Forest who knew her as a friend and


The Manipulation of Fear

Noam Chomsky

January 08, 2011 “Thelka” July 16, 2005 — The resort to fear by systems of power to discipline the domestic population has left a long and terrible trail of bloodshed and suffering which we ignore at our peril. Recent history provides many shocking illustrations.

The mid-twentieth century witnessed perhaps the most… Continue reading