Monthly Archives: July 2011

US-backed forces launch military offensive in Somalia as aid is used as a weapon of war

By Susan Garth 30 July 2011 ~~~ A drought which has put 12 million people at risk across East Africa has become the pretext for the US to step up military aggression through its proxy forces. The same humanitarian justification was … Continue reading

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Anthony Gregory: Illusions of Security and Danger

…the whole plethora of government anti-terror policies are a bust: surveillance of the citizenry, sweeping up zillions of gigabytes of data, gratuitously invasive airport security measures, detention without due process of material witnesses as well as enemy combatants captured far … Continue reading

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Charles Hugh Smith: You Want To Fix The U.S. Economy? Here’s A Start‏

A simple 8-point plan would restore both the banking and the real estate sectors, and end the political dominance of the parasitic “too big to fail” banks. At least $3 trillion in impaired residential mortgage debt would be written off, … Continue reading

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Matt Stoller: Elizabeth Warren Versus Barack Obama on Leadership

The books written by Warren and Obama reveal their differing styles. ~~~ She talks about the problems of the housing bubble in the context of a failing education system, and the flip side of the Reagan revolution – the economic … Continue reading

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