Monthly Archives: January 2010

From Antiwar.com: Aid Groups Frustrated by US Military’s Role in Haiti Effort

UN Curbs Aid Citing Lack of Combat Troops   The leader of the Eagles Wings Foundation, one of the major humanitarian groups on the ground in Haiti, slammed the US military today for holding up aid efforts, insisting that they … Continue reading

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From CounterPunch: Securing Disaster in Haiti

January 28, 2010 By PETER HALLWARD The relentless obsession with security, agrees Andy Kershaw, is clear proof of the fact that most foreign soldiers and NGO workers "haven’t a clue about the country and its people."29 True to form, within … Continue reading

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From Alternet: Radical Inequality Is Literally Killing Us

By Sam Pizzigati New scientific research shows that Wall Street’s war on the middle class is sabotaging our longevity. Over 200 studies since the early 1980s have now documented that people living in societies where wealth has concentrated at the … Continue reading

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Pentagon’s Gitmo Recidivism Claims Don’t Add Up

In case your own common sense didn’t already let you know that these claims are nothing more than fear-mongering, war-mongering, torture-justifying, complete and utter propaganda. Researchers at Seton Hall and New America Foundation track the Pentagon’s claims that released Guantanamo … Continue reading

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Supreme Court overturns ban on direct corporate spending on elections

In a 5-4 decision that strikes down a 1907 law, the justices say the 1st Amendment gives corporations, just like individuals, a right to spend their own money on political ads for federal candidates. By David G. Savage January 21, … Continue reading

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From Antiwar.com: Justice Department Report Details ‘Egregious’ FBI Crimes

FBI Officials Lied to Courts, Filed Phony Letters Based on Non-Existent Emergencies by Jason Ditz, January 20, 2010   In many cases, the FBI entirely made up the claims of an ongoing investigation, and the report suggests that in several … Continue reading

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From Antiwar.com: Latest US Attack Kills Six in North Waziristan

11th Drone Strike of 2010 by Jason Ditz, January 19, 2010   US drones launched another attack against North Waziristan Agency today, killing six people in the tiny village of Deegan, west of Miramshah. All six people were locals, and … Continue reading

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