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Forbidden Questions? 24 Key Issues That Neither the Washington Elite Nor the Media Consider Worth Their Bother

By Andrew J. Bacevich Source: TomDispatch.com Donald Trump’s election has elicited impassioned affirmations of a renewed commitment to unvarnished truth-telling from the prestige media.  The common theme:  you know you can’t trust him, but trust us to keep dogging him … Continue reading

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Fascism Trumps Democracy: America, A State of Impunity

By Norman Pollack Source: CounterPunch Notwithstanding my title’s oblique reference to Trump, he is not the greater of the dangers now facing America, but an entirely known factor, representing a gut incipient fascism grounded primarily in capital accumulation, a nymphomaniac … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton’s Email Absolution: Two Parties, One Criminal Regime

By Eric Draitser Source: StopImperialism.org What was your reaction when you heard FBI Director James Comey announce to the world that the Bureau would not be recommending that charges be filed against Hillary Clinton over her handling of emails while she … Continue reading

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The Electoral Farce: an Interview with John Stauber

By Mohsen Abdelmoumen/John Stauber Source: Algérie Résistance Mohsen Abdelmoumen: In your book coauthored with Sheldon Rampton “Toxic Sludge Is Good For You: Lies, Damn Lies and the Public Relations Industry”, you make a statement without concession on lobbying and democracy. In … Continue reading

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The Nature of American Denial

By SARTRE Source: Waking Times At the core of self delusion is the inability and/or the unwillingness of facing reality. While psychological disorders can often explain abnormal behavior in individuals, the exegesis for deviant social attitudes and accompanying conduct is reserved … Continue reading

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US Empire: American Exceptionalism Is No Shining City On a Hill

By Gilbert Mercier Source: News Junkie Post The concept of American exceptionalism is as old as the United States, and it implies that the country has a qualitative difference from other nations. This notion of being special gives Americans the … Continue reading

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America as Dangerous Flailing Beast

Despite pretty talk about “democracy” and “human rights,” U.S. leaders have become the world’s chief purveyors of chaos and death – from Vietnam through Iraq, Libya, Syria, Ukraine and many other unfortunate nations, a dangerous dilemma addressed by John Chuckman. … Continue reading

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The Real American Exceptionalism

From Torture to Drone Assassination, How Washington Gave Itself a Global Get-Out-of-Jail-Free Card By Alfred W. McCoy Source: TomDispatch.com “The sovereign is he who decides on the exception,” said conservative thinker Carl Schmitt in 1922, meaning that a nation’s leader … Continue reading

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