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Kevin Zeese: Chomsky And Kissinger Agree | Avoid Historic Tragedy In Ukraine

It would usually be difficult to find more polar opposite views to U.S. foreign policy, but when it comes to Ukraine, the anti-war intellectual and the former U.S. Secretary of State have more in common than either might like to admit. By Kevin Zeese  Popular Resistance  @PopResistance MintPressNews.com February 4, 2015 The New York Times reported More

FAIR: Refusing to Take Sides, NPR Takes Sides With Torture Deniers

 This notion that the goal of journalism is to avoid "taking sides" is troubling; that's how you get reporting that pretends it's an open question [for example] whether or not humans are raising the temperature of the planet by putting greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. By Jim Naureckas  FAIR.org  December 12, 2014 National Public Radio, More

Peter Hart: ‘Debating’ War, Corporate Media Style

 What debate? By Peter Hart  FAIR.org  September 4, 2014 As the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) has expanded control over territory in Iraq and Syria, a growing chorus of politicians and pundits are demanding the Obama administration take more forceful military action. ISIS's gruesome beheadings of two American journalists have only increased those calls, leading some to More

Peter Hart: 'Debating' War, Corporate Media Style

 What debate? By Peter Hart  FAIR.org  September 4, 2014 As the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) has expanded control over territory in Iraq and Syria, a growing chorus of politicians and pundits are demanding the Obama administration take more forceful military action. ISIS's gruesome beheadings of two American journalists have only increased those calls, leading some to More

Henry Giroux: Data Storms and the Tyranny of Manufactured Forgetting

The current mainstream debate regarding the crisis in Iraq and Syria offers a near perfect example of both the death of historical memory and the collapse of critical thinking in the United States. It also signifies the emergence of a profoundly anti-democratic culture of manufactured ignorance and social indifference. By Henry A. Giroux  Truthout.org | News Analysis More

Robert Parry: Why Take the Neocons Seriously?

Exclusive: The Sunni extremist offensive into central Iraq appears to have stalled, but the political battle rages in Washington where neocons see an opening to pressure President Obama into recommitting the U.S. military in support of neocon goals in the Middle East, writes Robert Parry. By Robert Parry  ConsortiumNews.com  June 15, 2014 As President Barack Obama ponders More

Robert Parry: Neocons Have Weathered the Storm

Exclusive: Official Washington’s bipartisan hysteria over Ukraine and Crimea is evidence that the neocons not only weathered the public fury over the Iraq War but are now back shaping U.S. geopolitical strategies, reports Robert Parry. By Robert Parry  ConsortiumNews.com  March 14, 2014 By the middle of last decade, the storm clouds were building over the neocons: their “regime 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

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