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WSWS.org – Killings highlight epidemic of police violence in US

“In Cleveland, Ohio on November 29, Malissa Williams and Timothy Russell, both unarmed, were killed in a hail of 137 bullets fired by 13 officers. On December 15, Chicago police shot and killed Jamaal Moore, who was unarmed, after they … Continue reading

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Africa Re-enslaves Itself

A Black Agenda Radio commentary by Glen Ford Fifty-five years after Kwame  Nkrumah’s Ghana won its independence, the military force that counts most in Africa is the United States. Increasingly, the African Union has been  transformed into a vassal of … Continue reading

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U.S. is the driving force behind the fighting in Somalia

Washington has been quietly equipping and training thousands of African soldiers to wage a widening proxy war against the Shabab, the Al Qaeda ally that has sparked alarm as foreign militants join its ranks. By David S. Cloud, Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Syria conflict destabilizing Iraq

By Vivienne Walt | July 13, 2012 Will Syria’s Conflict Spill Over into War-Weary Iraq? “…the “spillover” from the Syrian crisis might already have begun, as the devastating violence next door deepens Iraq’s existing sectarian divisions, including those between Shiites … Continue reading

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Pwned in Paraguay

July 25, 2012 Multinational Corporations Reap Benefits from Coup Government Paraguay’s Bitter Harvest by BENJAMIN DANGL “The RTA deal for a $4 billion dollar aluminum plant on the shores of the Paraná River had been stalled by the Lugo administration … Continue reading

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William Blum: Iraq. Began with big lies. Ending with big lies. Never forget.

“It is pretty exciting,” said another young American soldier in Iraq.  “We are going down in the history books, you might say.” (Washington Post, December 18, 2011) Ah yes, the history books, the multi-volume leather-bound set of “The Greatest Destructions … Continue reading

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