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FIGHTING FOR OKINAWA — MY HOME, NOT A MILITARY BASE

By Moé Yonamine Source: Rethinking Schools My family moved to the United States from Okinawa when I was 7. But Okinawa is still home — and I’m hurt and angered at how the United States and Japan continue to treat … Continue reading

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George W. Bush and Barack Obama: Kings of Pain

By Cindy Sheehan Source: Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox The facts don’t lie. Under the regimes of George W. Bush and Barack Obama, millions of civilians in places such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Syria, and Yemen have been slaughtered, wounded, displaced and … Continue reading

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Cause of USA Meltdown and Collapse of Civil Rights

By Denis Rancourt Source: Dissident Voice SUMMARY: Societies of social animals, including humans, are dominance hierarchies. Civil rights are codified in law to protect mechanisms of essential counter measures against excessive exploitation of the hierarchy by elite classes, which destabilizes … Continue reading

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The Danger Of Patriotism

By Bob Livingston Source: Alt-Market.com My friends, it is frightening how simple we are and how easily we are manipulated simply because we are intellectually lazy. The U.S. establishment has confused cause and effect by and through a flag-waving mania … Continue reading

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U.S. WARS AND HOSTILE ACTIONS: A LIST

By David Swanson Source: Let’s Try Democracy There is a reason that most countries polled in December 2013 by Gallup called the United States the greatest threat to peace in the world, and why Pew found that viewpoint increased in 2017. But it is … Continue reading

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And empires die

Source: Intrepid Report Nothing ever seems to last, everybody changes oh so fast, promises made promises lost and pride is kept at any cost, And flowers die, and children cry, and lonely people carry on. —Palermo & Farruggio 1970 That … Continue reading

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The Superpower That Fought Itself — And Lost

By William Astore and TomDispatch Source: TomDispatch.com After 19 al-Qaeda militants armed only with box-cutters and knives hijacked four American commercial airliners, the U.S. military moved with remarkable efficiency to rectify the problem. In the years since, in its global … Continue reading

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Assumption of US Dominance Has ended; Imperial Decline is Looming

By Danielle Ryan Source: Covert Geopolitics Iran, China, and Russia are challenging the US in the seas and skies. It’s a symptom of America’s declining global influence. In his new book about the decline of US global power, historian Alfred … Continue reading

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