That’s the point I was making, that propaganda always leads to war, and that the world war that has begun is the propaganda war … a kind of censorship by omission. You simply leave out the most salient points of the information that people have, and have a right to. This information shows the utter hypocrisy.
How can a democratic society tolerate such a secret and lethal institution that works against the very values America seeks to uphold around the world?
Such ISDS tribunals have become a cornerstone of so-called "free trade" deals and are included in 3,000 accords world-wide, according to The New York Times. They have been used to attack toxic bans, environmental regulations, access to medicines, and safety laws.
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Exclusive: The neocons’ war-and-more-war bandwagon is loaded up again and rolling downhill as “everyone who matters” in Washington is talking up sending sophisticated weapons to Kiev to escalate Ukraine’s civil war, but some “realists,” an endangered species in U.S. foreign policy, dissent, notes Robert Parry. By Robert Parry ConsortiumNews.com February 10, 2015 In recent years, Official Washington – the politicians, More
Shell Oil Announces Plans to Resume Drilling Two Days After Obama Designates Area Protected (1/2) TheRealNews February 5, 2015 Leah Donahey and Subhankar Banerjee explain why this is happening, and also discuss the contradictory details of President Obama's recently announced efforts to protect the Arctic wild life refuge - [youtube=http://youtu.be/SYwk0YHBFIg] Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise More
Largest Progressive Coalition Ever On Global Trade Opposes Fast Track BY KEVIN ZEESE AND MARGARET FLOWERS LA Progressive January 21, 2015 There is bi-partisan opposition in Congress to Fast Track and a large movement of movements mobilized to stop it. The corporate media is reporting that since the Republican leadership and President Obama support Fast More
Local ceasefires can be successful, but first the US must free itself from entangling regional alliances By Gareth Porter Antiwar.com January 19, 2015 U.S. contradictions between the Obama administration’s policy in Syria and realities on the ground have become so acute that U.S. officials began last November discussing a proposal calling for support of local ceasefires More
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Of all the justifications the Obama administration has employed to sanctify yet another war on Iraq, none have been more disingenuous than the portrayal of the latest US bombing campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS, aka ISIL) as a feminist rescue mission. By Rania Khalek www.truth-out.org PopularResistance.org November 8th, 2014 More