Posts tagged with ‘political’

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After U.S. Uproar, Another Syrian “Civilian Massacre” Story Falls Apart

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After U.S. Uproar, Another Syrian “Civilian Massacre” Story Falls Apart Alex Newman Yet another alleged “massacre” of “civilians” by the Syrian regime was in the establishment-press headlines this week, supposedly a brutal killing spree by dictator Bashar al-Assad’s forces in the village of Tremseh that left up to 250 people dead. As has become typical, […]

Jeffrey Sachs’ Reform Candidacy for World Bank President

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Jeffrey Sachs’ Reform Candidacy for World Bank President by: Staff, Center for Economic and Policy Research | Op-Ed Supports a “Competitive Process” That Will Address Pressing Issues Washington, D.C.- Economist and health expert Jeffrey Sachs’ reported candidacy for World Bank president is welcome news for the two-and-a-half billion people around the world living in poverty, […]

NDAA Nullification Passes Virginia Senate by a Veto-Proof 39-1 Vote

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NDAA Nullification Passes Virginia Senate by a Veto-Proof 39-1 Vote Michael Boldin Today, the Virginia Senate took a firm stand in support of liberty, the Constitution for the United States, and the Constitution of Virginia by voting in favor of House Bill 1160 (HB1160), the “NDAA Nullification Act.” The final vote was 39-1. After a […]

Transformational Politics

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Transformational Politics Awakening an American Society and the Global Community Be Part of the Evolution Clive Hambidge “Julian Assange” said Noam Chomsky “should be congratulated for  carrying out the responsibilities of a citizen in democratic societies, where the population should be aware of what their selected representatives are doing and planning.” Assange is perhaps to pay […]

ATTAC/CADTM Morocco against capitalism globalization

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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 harassment by the authorities, […]

Profiting From The Pentagon – OpEd

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Profiting From The Pentagon – OpEd Donald Kaul Washington’s talking about cutting the military budget. Whoopee. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta recently revealed plans to cut hundreds of billions of dollars from the Pentagon’s budget in the next decade, with possibly more reductions on the way. We’re going to have fewer soldiers, fewer warplanes and ships, […]

Profit Driven Prison Industrial Complex – The Economics of Incarceration in the USA

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Profit Driven Prison Industrial Complex – The Economics of Incarceration in the USA Nile Bowie Profit Driven Prison Industrial Complex: The Economics of Incarceration in the USA. For every 100,000 Americans, 743 citizens sit behind bars For anyone paying attention, there is no shortage of issues that fundamentally challenge the underpinning moral infrastructure of American […]

Currency Warfare: What are the Real Targets of the E.U. Oil Embargo against Iran?

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Currency Warfare: What are the Real Targets of the E.U. Oil Embargo against Iran? Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya Against whom is the European Union’s so-called “oil embargo on Iran” really aimed at? This is an important geo-strategic question. Aside from rejecting the new E.U. measures against Iran as counter-productive, Tehran has warned the member states of […]

What Happened to Canada?

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What Happened to Canada? Chris Hedges What happened to Canada? It used to be the country we would flee to if life in the United States became unpalatable. No nuclear weapons. No huge military-industrial complex. Universal health care. Funding for the arts. A good record on the environment. But that was the old Canada. I […]

Why a Regional Model for Israel/Palestine Is Viable and Just

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Why a Regional Model for Israel/Palestine Is Viable and Just David Zlutnick Rachel Havrelock is a scholar of the Hebrew Bible and its historical interpretation. She is an associate professor of Jewish studies and English at the University of Illinois at Chicago, the author of three books and the writer/director of the play “From Tel […]

The Truth Behind the Coming “Regime Change” in Syria

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The Truth Behind the Coming “Regime Change” in Syria Shamus Cooke After meeting again to decide Syria’s fate, the Arab League again decided to extend its “monitoring mission” in Syria. However, some Arab League nations under U.S. diplomatic control are clamoring for blood. These countries — virtual sock puppets of U.S. foreign policy — want […]

Anti-peace Coalition Governing Israel

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Anti-peace Coalition Governing Israel The Blockbusters Uri Avnery January 21, 2012 “Information Clearing House” —  “ISRAEL HAS no foreign policy, only a domestic policy,” Henry Kissinger once remarked. This has probably been more or less true of every country since the advent of democracy. Yet in Israel, this seems even truer. (Ironically, it could almost […]

The CIA’s secret history of psychological torture

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The CIA’s secret history of psychological torture Throughout the Cold War, the agency outsourced abuse to other nations. Will Obama put us back on this path? Alfred W. McCoy If, like me, you’ve been following America’s torture policies not just for the last few years but for decades, you can’t help but experience that eerie […]

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

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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, PressTV, is reporting the […]