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Sunday, December 29th, 2013

The bombing of Pearl Harbor: What FDR knew

'At this point in its history, the American Republic has arrived under the theory that the President of the United States possesses limitless authority publicly to misrepresent and secretly to control foreign policy, foreign affairs and the war power.'

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Leaked TPP Chapter: 5 Scary Provisions In WikiLeaks’ Trans-Pacific Partnership Release

Concerns about the TPP are rising as it lays out a number of provisions that could prove harmful to the citizenry of the countries impacted by the agreement, which make up about 40 percent of the world...

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

8 ways WikiLeaks cables about a tiny country like Iceland expose the dark depths of American Empire

A Chelsea Manning-leaked cable showed how Iceland asked the U.S. to stop European "bullying," just the first of a deluge of revelations detailing how America throws around its weight.

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Food stamp outage highlights problems with privatization of public services

The US government shutdown was not to blame for the crashing of the food stamp program for poor families in 17 states on October 12, just the latest in a long line of snafus by private contractors...

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

The tragedy of Greece as a case study of neo-imperial pillage and the demise of Social Europe

Three and a half years after the EU and IMF, the "twin monsters" of global neoliberalism, came to the "rescue," Greece has been transformed from a developed economy into an emerging economy, posting unemployment and poverty rates...

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Farmers slam awards for GMO proponents

The Asian Peasant Coalition (APC) deemed that the award is "a mere campaign ploy to promote GMOs," noting that the foundation's donors have commercial interests in GMO.

Monday, October 7th, 2013

US govt shutdown spares military but hurts children and the poor

Rania Khalek: Government shutdown means halting social services while maintaining NSA spying, deportations and continuing drone strikes in Afghanistan

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Bragging Rights: Eight Exceptional(ly Dumb) American achievements of the 21st century

By Tom Engelhardt Tomdispatch.com “But when, with modest effort and risk, we can stop children from being gassed to death, and thereby make our own children safer over the long run, I believe we should act. That’s...

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Status of the resistance movement: growing, deepening, succeeding

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Truthout So much has been accomplished by Occupy and other social justice movements in the past two years that it is incredible the corporate media and their pundits do not report...

Saturday, September 7th, 2013

How Intelligence Was Twisted to Support an Attack on Syria

bearing in mind the consequences of utilizing ambiguous intelligence to justify an act of war

Saturday, September 7th, 2013

US, the Biggest User of Chemical Weapons in History Asserts “Right To Protect” Syria

How can the US proclamation that it intends to intervene militarily in Syria to protect civilians from chemical warfare be taken seriously, when the US has slaughtered and poisoned hundreds of thousands with chemical weapons itself, in...

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