Monthly Archives: December 2009

You're Doin' a Heck of a Job, Stanley

While Americans’ heads are filled with visions of shopping, champagne toasts and exploding underpants, the JSOC/Blackwater/CIA dirty war in Afghanistan appears to be in "surge" mode.   Western troops accused of executing 10 Afghan civilians, including children American-led troops were accused yesterday … Continue reading

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From Antiwar.com – Next Stop: Yemen

  The panty-bomber and US foreign policy   This is a good summary of current US involvement in Yemen, with some historical background and a look at the relevant issues. Most notable are the engagement of Iran in another proxy war, and … Continue reading

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From NeochaEDGE, “Victim, by QQ Zhou”

This is a three part illustration that makes a powerful statement about the impact of commercialism and consumerism on Chinese youth.   http://edge.neocha.com/chinese-creatives/qq-zhao/victims-an-illustrative-series-by-qq-zhao/   Artists Comment: The series is called victim because many young people today in China have no sense … Continue reading

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From China Hush: “U.S. threat theory” and how we talk about threats

Interesting article from China Hush on the dominance of a threat oriented view of the world from the US, in spite of (or in service of) overwhelming US military dominance and presence across the globe. The graphic, showing US military … Continue reading

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Orwell's 30th

We have always been at War with Oceania….All 30 of them. Imam Linked to Ft. Hood Rampage Believed to Be Among 30 Al Qaeda Killed in Airstrike   Thursday, December 24, 2009   The radical Muslim imam linked to the … Continue reading

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Another BushMan for Obama

It shouldn’t come as a surprise anymore. Apparently the promises of change and transparency referred to a transparently obvious attempt to put a new face on the same policies that have been invading our privacy, militarizing the government, and criminalizing … Continue reading

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War Crime Doesn't Pay

Stunning Statistics About the War Every American Should Know A year from now, we will likely see more than 220,000 US-funded personnel on the ground in Afghanistan.The US has spent more than $23 billion on contracts in Afghanistan since 2002. By … Continue reading

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