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Martial Law By Other Means: Corporate Strangulation of Dissent

By Glen Ford Source: Black Agenda Report “The ‘hate speech’ trick, in practice, rewards Black people’s occupiers and abusers (the police) and renders voices of protest illegitimate and mute.” The people that rule the United States are in the third … Continue reading

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When Worse is the Enemy of Bad

By Paul Edwards Source: CounterPunch.org There comes a time in the decline of an empire when–in its hubris, its arrogance–it decouples from reason and blindly blunders toward its fate in a ludicrous ugly trance of stupidity.  To paraphrase Walter Cronkite–we are … Continue reading

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The Satanic Nature of the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

By Edward Curtain Source: Dissident Voice Ahab is forever Ahab, man.  This whole act’s immutably decreed.  ‘Twas rehearsed by thee and me billion years before this ocean rolled.  Fool!  I am the Fates’ lieutenant; I act under orders. — Herman Melville, … Continue reading

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US Intelligence Community as a Collapse Driver

By Dmitry Orlov Source: Club Orlov In today’s United States, the term “espionage” doesn’t get too much use outside of some specific contexts. There is still sporadic talk of industrial espionage, but with regard to Americans’ own efforts to understand … Continue reading

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Email Hacking Was ‘Pearl Harbor,’ Helsinki Presidency’s ‘New Low’: Welcome to the United States of Amnesia

By Jim Naureckas and Janine Jackson Source: FAIR  The media maelstrom around the Helsinki meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin obscures at least one point of view: that it’s possible to believe that Russia intervened in the 2016 election on behalf … Continue reading

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Life-giving Light and Those Who Would Snuff it Out

By John Andrews Source: Dissident Voice The concluding sentence of Roy Medvedev’s superb account of Russia during the Stalin years reads: When the cult of Stalin’s personality was exposed [in the XXth and XXIInd Congresses in 1956 and 1961 respectively] … Continue reading

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Dismantling A Society: How Empires Feed Off the Republic

By RS Anthion Source: CounterPunch “It is patently ridiculous for the United Nations to examine poverty in America.” -Nikki Haley (1) Nikki Haley released a ferocious rebuke of a UN report detailing poverty in the United States. As if she could … Continue reading

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Russia-gate and the Crisis of American Exceptionalism

By Danny Haiphong Source: Black Agenda Report “Indications of deep unrest that occurred under Obama, such as the Occupy Wall Street movement, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the Sanders phenomena, have all been blamed on Russia.” The era of … Continue reading

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