MENA Mashup: Jubhat al-Nusra, McInsane, Morsi, and Qatar

By: Wednesday July 3, 2013 6:10 pm

From the RT blurb… The US claims it has found a way to make sure the arms it sends to the rebels in Syria won’t fall into the wrong hands. This comes after leaked reports from the CIA that it’s about to start funneling heavy weapons to rebel fighters.

 

MENA Mashup: Israel ‘Doesn’t Know What Its Best Interests Are’, ‘Institute for Scary Iran Stories’, And, Mali

By: Thursday January 17, 2013 4:51 pm

“The modern liberal state … often uses deception to gain its ends — not so much deception of the foreign enemy, but of its own citizens,who have been taught to trust their leaders.” – Howard Zinn

The Wisdom and Legacy of George McGovern, Who Told America to Come Home

By: Sunday October 21, 2012 12:20 pm

With the passing of George McGovern, remember he was a man who wanted America “to turn away from cursing and hatred and war to the blessings of hope and brotherhood and love.” It is a sentiment men have entered political office understanding yet ignored. Instead, they have turned coward when it came time to act upon this kind of very human idealism. They have governed as empty suits. They have become submissive to the constraints of the system, even when tacitly acknowledging these constraints are what plunges the country into deeper ruin.

False Flags and Persian Fantasies

By: Saturday October 6, 2012 5:00 pm

Why does the Grey Lady continue to employ David Sanger, didn’t they learn anything from the sordid Judith Affair…?

The FBI’s Framing of Long-Time Chicano Activist Carlos Montes

By: Tuesday May 15, 2012 11:00 am

Long-time Chicano activist Carlos Montes, who has been active in the antiwar, education and civil rights movements in Los Angeles for decades, goes on trial today for bogus charges that are being brought against him for purchasing a gun. It is a political trial and a continuation of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) targeting of antiwar and international solidarity activists.

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Deborah Emin, Scags at 18 (novel)

By: Saturday May 5, 2012 1:59 pm

Going away to college is one the defining moments in anyone’s life, and for Scags Morgenstern, the heroine of Deborah Emin’s Scags at 18, her first semester at an elite Vermont college, where she’s a scholarship student, shifts her world.

Told in the first person as diary entries, Scags’ first semester expresses the questioning and discovery that comes with growing into adulthood.

WikiLeaks: Australian Demonstrations by Communities, Protest Groups Closely Monitored by US Diplomats

By: Wednesday August 31, 2011 5:42 pm

The US has no problem with pressuring, even meddling in a country’s affairs, if only to get the outcome it desires—whatever will be best for US interests. Yet, it knows that it must consider all the variables, stick to talking points and not apply too much or too little pressure in order to achieve success in getting whatever the US wants from a country’s government.

How US Mayors Debated and Passed an Antiwar Resolution

By: Tuesday June 21, 2011 4:42 am

The U.S. Conference of Mayors has just done something it hasn’t done since Vietnam, passing a resolution that supports efforts to speed up the ending of our current wars and calls on the President and Congress to “bring these war dollars home to meet vital human needs.

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