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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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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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‘New World Order’ is falling apart

By Wayne Madsen Source: Intrepid Report One of the more welcomed outcomes of the paring back of the U.S. State Department bureaucracy is the elimination of scores of “status quo enthusiasts.” Since the end of World War II, the State … Continue reading

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8 Critical Factors Behind Every Food Crisis

By John Hawthorne Source: Business Connect From the beginning of time, their have been food crises in one form or another. Ancient books such as the Bible have records of various famines devastating portions of the world. And while it’s … Continue reading

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International Collaboration to End Violence

By Robert J. Burrowes While much of the world is engulfed in violence of one sort or another (whether violence in the home or on the street, exploitation, ecological destruction or war), a global network of individuals and organizations is … Continue reading

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If Americans Truly Cared About Muslims, They Would Stop Killing Them by the Millions

By Glen Ford Source: Black Agenda Report In the most dramatic expression of insider opposition to a sitting administration’s policies in generations, over 1,000 U.S. State Department employees signed on to a memo protesting President Donald Trump’s temporary ban on … Continue reading

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Domestic Fear Is the Price of Empire

By Sheldon Richmond Source: The Future of Freedom Foundation If you find no other argument against American intervention abroad persuasive, how about this one? When the U.S. government invades and occupies other countries, or when it underwrites other governments’ invasions or … Continue reading

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Unanswered Questions About Raids in Libya and Somalia

Today marks the 12th anniversary of the Invasion of Afghanistan, so perhaps it’s no coincidence that there happens to be many news reports about two raids against alleged terrorists which took place over the weekend. The raid getting more attention … Continue reading

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