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How the Corporate Media Enslave Us to a World of Illusions by Jonathan Cook

The Great Western Narrative is there to perpetuate power by legitimizing it, by making its unbalanced and unjust distribution seem natural and immutable.

Common Dreams: The Double Identity of an “Anti-Semitic” Commenter

Smearing a Progressive Website to Support Israel Pouring Poison into the Internet: A special investigative report By Lance Tapley  Common Dreams  August 20, 2014 Like many other news websites, Common Dreams has been plagued by inflammatory anti-Semitic comments following its stories. But on Common Dreams these posts have been so frequent and intense they have driven away donors […]

WAMM Action Alert & Evergreene Digest: In Blow to Diplomacy, Nearly Half of Senate Backing Iran Sanctions

“Sanctions which result in the suffering of ordinary Iranians are a morally bankrupt response to human rights violations,” said organizers with Havaar—a group of Iranians, Iranian-Americans, and allies who oppose sanctions, war, and state repression—in a statement emailed to Common Dreams. Tell your senators: Give diplomacy a chance in Iran ‘The Country You Destroyed’: A […]

Common Dreams> In Syria, Obama’s Calculations Reveal Stupidity of US Imperialism

As US and NATO plan aerial attack on Assad government, analyses expose cynical and dangerous mindset of those choosing war over peace. Jon Queally, staff writer  Published on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 by Common Dreams Does the planned US/NATO attack on Syria serve a larger strategic goal than simply “saving political face”? Perhaps not, but that […]

Tom Engelhardt> Forget Mitt Romney: The Real Show is Obama vs. the World

Forget Mitt Romney: The Real Show is Obama vs. the World Back in 2004, Egyptian diplomat Amr Moussa warned the Bush administration that its invasion of Iraq had opened “the gates of hell.”  Of course, Washington paid him no heed.  He was neither an autocrat nor a soldier, but the secretary-general of the meaningless Arab League, so […]

Giuliano Battiston> Peace in Afghanistan, the Civil Society Way

Peace in Afghanistan, the Civil Society Way KABUL – More than a decade after the fall of the Taliban, Afghanistan is still in the midst of an irregular war. Talking peace is difficult because no one quite knows who to talk to. by Giuliano Battiston  Published on Friday, September 7, 2012 by Inter Press Service via Common […]

Robert Fisk> Syria’s ‘Rebel Army? They’re a Gang of Foreigners’

Syria’s ‘Rebel Army? They’re a Gang of Foreigners’ Robert Fisk hears the Syrian forces’ justification for a battle that is tearing apart one of the world’s oldest cities. by Robert Fisk   Published on Thursday, August 23, 2012 by the Independent/UK via Common Dreams The Old Quarter of Aleppo is listed by Unesco as a World Heritage site. ALEPPO, Syria […]

People’s Blog for the Constitution » FBI seeking web application to monitor social networks

FBI seeking web application to monitor social networks Farid Zakaria    January 30, 2012     BORDC The FBI Strategic Information and Operations Center (SIOC) has issued a Request for Information to determine the feasibility of an online application capable of monitoring social networks. Specifically, the FBI is seeking to develop an application that “provide[s] an Open […]

April 9-15, 2012> 100,000 Americans Will Train for Non-Violent Direct Action | Common Dreams

April 9-15, 2012 — 100,000 Americans Will Train for Non-Violent Direct Action The 99% Spring Published on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 by Common Dreams TO: America   RE: The 99% Spring   Things should never have reached this point. Click here to sign up for the 99% Spring! Every day, the American Dream seems a little farther away. More of […]