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GOP Chicken Hawks

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The American Empire

Abby Martin interviews retired U.S. Army Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, former national security advisor to the Reagan administration, who spent years as an assistant to Secretary of State Colin Powell during both Bush administrations.  –   December 13, 2015

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A Radical Strategy to Control Terrorism

By Arlen Grossman 1.War is not the answer. I don’t envision any military solution to Jihadism. That would entail massive bombing by us and retaliatory terrorist attacks by them. An unending thousand-year cycle of war and violence much like Israel and the … Continue reading

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The Cold, Hard Truth About Veteran’s Day

By Arlen Grossman I wish nothing but the best for America’s veterans. But let’s get real on this Veteran’s Day. We will hear over and over that our soldiers “defended our country” and “fought for our freedoms.” But how accurate … Continue reading

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Who Gets Our Money?

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Greece: The Muscle of Corporate Capitalism

We Are All Greeks Now http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/we_are_all_greeks_now_20150712/ Posted on Jul 12, 2015 By Chris Hedges    A demonstrator waves a Greek flag during an anti-austerity rally in central Athens on Friday. (Petros Karadjias / AP) The poor and the working class in the United States know … Continue reading

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BAD TRADE

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Media Blackout: Child Rape in Colombia by Americans

By Arlen Grossman A 12-year-old Colombian girl was allegedly drugged and raped inside a Colombian air force base in 2007. The perpetrators were U.S. Army Sergeant Michael J. Coen and defense contractor Cesar Ruiz. They were never arrested and were subsequently … Continue reading

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THE SO-CALLED THREAT FROM IRAN

By Arlen Grossman I understand we are supposed to be terrified of Iran. I just can’t figure out why. Yes, there is the possibility they could build a nuclear weapon. They claim they don’t want to, and the CIA and Mossad haven’t … Continue reading

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