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Marianne Williamson: The Gnarly Psychology of Unnecessary War

The American people have been suckers for decades now, for serious-sounding men and women in business suits spouting nationalistic crap about the necessity of applying brute force in places where it is patently absurd to do so.    By Marianne Williamson  LAProgressive.com  June 15, 2014 We have a big problem in Iraq: We Really. Really. Really. […]

[Video] Noam Chomsky: Chomsky: 9/11 and Syria and Instead of “Illegal” Syria Threat, U.S. Should Back Chemical Weapons Ban Worldwide

Part I Part 2  democracynow Published on Sep 11, 2013 Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned political dissident, linguist and author, weighs in on today’s 12th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks and how the civil war in Syria appears destined to permanently break the country apart. “[9/11] was very significant, a major terrorist act, thousands of […]

Mission Unaccomplished> Why the Invasion of Iraq Was the Single Worst Foreign Policy Decision in American History

Mission Unaccomplished Why the Invasion of Iraq Was the Single Worst Foreign Policy Decision in American History “By 2009, of course, it should all have been so obvious. We were no longer inside the neocon dream of unrivaled global superpowerdom, just mired in what happened to it. We were a chicken factory in the desert […]

Tomgram: Andy Kroll, The Unlikely Oracle of Occupy Wall Street

Tomgram: Andy Kroll, The Unlikely Oracle of Occupy Wall Street Posted by Andy Kroll , March 01, 2012   Tom Dispatch In a recent TomDispatch introduction, I pointed out that, when it comes to America’s wars, you can’t afford to be right.  I suggested that those who had foreseen disaster in Iraq and Afghanistan should logically be celebrated in […]

Derek McGee> An Iraq Vet’s Journey From Wall Street to OWS

An Iraq Vet’s Journey From Wall Street to OWS Derek McGee    January 25, 2012 This article appeared in the February 13, 2012 edition of The Nation. An American flag flies over the empty Occupy Wall Street Encampment at Zuccotti Park as dawn breaks, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) In late […]