Category Archives: war

THE AMERICAN EMPIRE

It’s Time to Finally Admit We’re an Empire By David Sirota/ AlterNet/ September 28, 2013 Is America an empire or not? It is a loaded question because in the modern age, that word — empire — is not a moniker … Continue reading

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Truth: A Casualty of War

Top 45 Lies in Obama’s Speech at the U.N. By David Swanson/ davidswanson.org/ September 25, 2013 1. President Obama’s opening lines at the U.N. on Tuesday looked down on people who would think to settle disputes with war. Obama was … Continue reading

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Patriotism & Propaganda Falling Short

THE DEAD RHETORIC OF WAR By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ September 16, 2013 The intoxication of war, fueled by the euphoric nationalism that swept through the country like a plague following the attacks of 9/11, is a spent force in the … Continue reading

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Reflections on 9/11

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report No, we mustn’t forget 9/11 and the thousands of unfortunate victims of that fateful day. I just wish we didn’t dwell on it. The aftermath of that horrendous attack changed our country in major … Continue reading

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Where Have All the Protesters Gone?

What Happened to the Anti-War Movement? By David Sirota/ Nation of Change/ September 6, 2013 A mere 72 hours after President Obama delivered an encomium honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, he announced his intention to pound yet … Continue reading

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Some Things Never Change

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Follow the Money – To Syria

The One Graph That Sums Up Why We’re Going to War With Syria By Chris Miles/ Policymic/ August 31, 2013 If ever there was a sign of the military industrial complex in America, this graph is it. Reports that the … Continue reading

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“CORPORATE TOTALITARIANISM” EXPOSED

Bradley Manning and the Gangster State By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/August 22, 2013 AP/Patrick SemanskyArmy Pfc. Bradley Manning after a                                           … Continue reading

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THE REAL ENEMY: GLOBAL CAPITALISM

Murdering the Wretched of the Earth By Chris Hedges/ Truthout/ August 14, 2013 focusonsocialism.ca Radical Islam is the last refuge of the Muslim poor. The mandated five prayers a day give the only real structure to the lives of impoverished … Continue reading

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