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Decriminalizing the Drug War?

Calculating the Damage from a Century of Drug Prohibition By Alfred W. McCoy Source: TomDispatch.com We live in a time of change, when people are questioning old assumptions and seeking new directions. In the ongoing debate over health care, social … Continue reading

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The World Will Not Mourn the Decline of U.S. Hegemony

By Paul Street Source: Consortium News There are good reasons to bemoan the presence of the childish, racist, sexist and ecocidal, right-wing plutocrat Donald Trump in the White House. One complaint about Trump that should be held at arm’s-length by … Continue reading

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We Have Met the Alien and He Is Us

By William Astore Source: TomDispatch.com We Are The Empire Of U.S. Military Interventions, Alien Disaster Movies, and Star Wars By William J. Astore Perhaps you’ve heard the expression: “We have met the enemy and he is us.” Cartoonist Walt Kelly’s … Continue reading

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Who’s the “Low Life Scum:” Kissinger or CODEPINK?

By Medea Benjamin Source: Information Clearing House A very angry Senator John McCain denounced CodePink activists as “low-life scum” for holding up signs reading “Arrest Kissinger for War Crimes” and dangling handcuffs next to Henry Kissinger’s head during a Senate hearing on … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Combat Shock

By Oliver Hall Source: Dangerous Minds Frankie’s having a terrible day. His wife and infant son are starving. He’s run out of money and food. Now he’s going to be evicted. He’s got a gun. Let’s hear it for Frankie… … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: War Documentary Double Feature

“Hearts and Minds” (1974) and “The Atomic Cafe” (1982) are two of the most chilling and persuasive anti-war documentaries ever made (at least for viewers who are not psychopaths). Though the editorial choices of both films clearly reflect an anti-war … Continue reading

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