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Chris Hedges: Where Is Our Jeremy Corbyn?

Hedges: I will not support a politician who sells out the Palestinians and panders to the Israel lobby any more than I will support a politician who refuses to confront the bloated military and arms industry or white supremacy and racial injustice. The Palestinian issue is not a tangential issue. It is an integral part of Americans’ efforts to dismantle our war machine, the neoliberal policies that see austerity and violence as the primary language for speaking to the rest of the world, and the corroding influence of money in the U.S. political system.

Jenny Nordberg: Who’s Afraid of a Feminist Foreign Policy?

When a new, left coalition government came to power last fall, its Green Party members insisted that the relationship with Saudi Arabia conflicted with Sweden’s values, as well as with the image it wants to project abroad. Political commentators on both the left and right asked the obvious question: How did providing arms to a More

David Swanson: So That’s Why They Kept the Drone Kill Memo Secret

Now that the U.S. government has released parts of its We-Can-Kill-People-With-Drones memo, it's hard to miss why it was kept secret until now.  By davidswanson  WarIsACrime.org  23 June 2014 Liberal professors and human rights groups and the United Nations were claiming an inability to know whether drone murders were legal or not because they hadn't seen the More

David Swanson: So That's Why They Kept the Drone Kill Memo Secret

Now that the U.S. government has released parts of its We-Can-Kill-People-With-Drones memo, it's hard to miss why it was kept secret until now.  By davidswanson  WarIsACrime.org  23 June 2014 Liberal professors and human rights groups and the United Nations were claiming an inability to know whether drone murders were legal or not because they hadn't seen the More

William Blum on Edward Snowden

...I must make it clear that I have great admiration for the young Mr. Snowden, for what he did and for how he expresses himself. He may not be a radical, but he is a hero. His moral courage, nerve, composure, and technical genius are magnificent. The Anti-Empire Report #129 By William Blum   WilliamBlum.org More

▶ Nuland Acknowledges US “Invested” $5 Billion in Ukranian Coup

Posted by Bruce K. Gagnon  Organizing Notes  March 2, 2014 [youtube=http://youtu.be/2y0y-JUsPTU] Victoria Nuland [State Department] admits "we've invested $5 billion" in the Ukraine project . . . that part picks up at the 7:25 mark in the video. Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts More

▶ Nuland Acknowledges US "Invested" $5 Billion in Ukranian Coup

Posted by Bruce K. Gagnon  Organizing Notes  March 2, 2014 [youtube=http://youtu.be/2y0y-JUsPTU] Victoria Nuland [State Department] admits "we've invested $5 billion" in the Ukraine project . . . that part picks up at the 7:25 mark in the video. Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts More

(Cartoon) Washington Goes AWOL

As world powers gather for nuclear-disarmament talks, where is the United States? Khalil Bendib  Thursday 11 July 2013   Nation of Change ABOUT KHALIL BENDIB Award-winning Berkeley-based editorial cartoonist Khalil Bendib’s cartoons are regularly featured in dozens of small and mid-size newspapers across the country, and they can be viewed at www.bendib.com. They have also been More

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