Friday, January 17, 2014

There's more to the news than the corporate media tells us ~


The 53rd Anniversary of
Eisenhower's Farewell Address to the Nation          
  Video       "In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist." Continue
 

ICC Receives “Devastating” Dossier on British War Crimes
By Felicity Arbuthnot
The dossier charges that: ‘ “those who bear the greatest responsibility” for alleged war crimes “include individuals at the highest levels” of the British Army and political system.’
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Geneva II – Washington’s Plan B for Regime Change in Syria
By Finian Cunningham
The US and its Western allies and their regional proxies, such as Saudi Arabia and Turkey, do not want to allow a genuine political process worked out by the Syrian people.
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The case U.S. officials initially made for retaliatory military action was flawed.


The Special Ops Surge
America’s Secret War in 134 Countries

By Nick Turse
This presence -- now, in nearly 70% of the world’s nations -- provides new evidence of the size and scope of a secret war.
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The potential conflict of interest between the new Washington Post owner, Jeff Bezos and a recent $600 million CIA contract with his other company, Amazon.


The "Iron-fisted Kleptocratic Financial Oligarchy"
95% Income Growth Goes to the 1%: Michael Hudson

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Hudson sees a parasitic financial industry that looks only to determine how much wealth it can extract via fees, interest income, and tax breaks, rather than providing capital to increase.
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Dr. King’s Nightmare
By Bob Lord
The wealth possessed by our nation's 400 richest billionaires is equal to the collective net worth of all African-American households.
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Government of the Rich, by the Rich and for the Rich:
It’s Time for ‘Militant Nonviolent Resistance’

By John W. Whitehead

There are two sets of laws: one set for the government and its corporate allies, and another set for you and me.
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Selected from Information Clearing House


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