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The Pentagon Budget as Corporate Welfare for Weapons Makers

By William Hartung (with introduction by TomDispatch) Source: TomDispatch.com What company gets the most money from the U.S. government? The answer: the weapons maker Lockheed Martin. As the Washington Post recently reported, of its $51 billion in sales in 2017, … Continue reading

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America’s ‘Unlimited Imperialists’

  By Francis Boyle Source: Consortium News Historically the latest eruption of American militarism in the 21st Century is akin to that of America opening the 20th Century by means of the U.S.-instigated Spanish-American War in 1898. The then Republican … Continue reading

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Freedom Rider: Syria and Press Propaganda

By Margaret Kimberly Source: Black Agenda Report “Trump protects himself with war as Democrats and the rest of the ruling elite support his militarism.” It is difficult for Americans to find out what is happening in their country and around … Continue reading

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Mass Deception and the Prelude to World War

By Colin Todhunter Source: Defend Democracy Press In Libya, NATO bombed a path to Tripoli to help its proxy forces on the ground oust Gaddafi. Tens of thousands lost their lives and that country’s social fabric and infrastructure now lies … Continue reading

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Freedom Rider: Vladimir Putin and war propaganda

By Margaret Kimberley Source: Intrepid Report Vladimir Putin is blamed for everything that goes awry in Europe and the United States. In the United Kingdom his country was even blamed for bad weather as tabloid headlines screamed about icy Russian … Continue reading

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The Simulacra Democracy

By John Steppling Source: CounterPunch … a nation in which 87 percent of eighteen- to twenty-four year olds (according to a 2002 National Geographic Society/Roper Poll survey) cannot locate Iran or Iraq on a world map and 11 percent cannot … Continue reading

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Mainstream Media: The Evil Empire

By Anthony Freda Source: Medium As it becomes increasingly clear that yesterday’s conspiracy theories are today’s real news, the call to kill the messengers just gets more shrill and hysterical. The attacks on free speech with high-tech censorship campaigns and … 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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