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Hedges/Cohn | “Campaign to Exterminate Muslims” and “Gaza: Israeli Leaders Should Be Prosecuted for War Crimes”

Premeditated Use of Deadly Force Against Peaceful Protesters

To Halt the Slide Into Authoritarianism, We Need a General Strike

A general strike is not just another protest, rally or march. It is a strike.

Greg Palast | The Republican Sabotage of the Vote Recounts in Michigan and Wisconsin

How did Detroit end up with the crap machines?

▶ Truthout Interview: Mike Ludwig on TISA and Julian Assange

Truthout reporter Mike Ludwig talks to Ted Asregadoo about the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) – Financial Services Annex documents that were recently published by WikiLeaks, and the current status of WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange.  By Ted Asregadoo Truthout.org   Video Interview  29 June 2014  Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, at a press conference during a court appearance […]

▶ Truthout Interviews, Featuring William Rivers Pitt on the State of the Nation

By Ted Asregado  Truthout | Video Interview  02 February 2014  Truthout.org President Barack Obama enters the House Chamber of the Capitol Building to deliver the State of the Union address, Jan. 28, 2014. (Photo: Gabriella Demczuk / The New York Times) A politician who tries to please as many factions as he or she can often ends up […]

John Feffer: The Surveillance Blitz

Our privacy is getting hit from two sides — from corporations as well as the government. By John Feffer  Foreign Policy in Focus  January 29, 2014 We’ve become all too comfortable opening up our lives to the scrutiny of others. (Photo: bclinesmith / Flickr) Some years ago when I was fielding complaints from authors through the […]

Henry Giroux: Reclaiming the Radical Imagination — Challenging Casino Capitalism’s Punishing Factories

A society consisting of the sum of its vanity and greed is not a society at all but a state of war.   — Lewis Lapham By Henry A. Giroux  13 January 2014  Truthout.org | Op-Ed (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout) The Gilded Age is back, with huge profits for the ultrarich, hedge fund managers and the major players in the financial […]

William Rivers Pitt | Tonight, I Raise a Glass

WILLIAM RIVERS PITT FOR BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT Tuesday, 31 December 2013 17:52  truthout.org Tonight, I raise a glass to many upon many, and to many more again. I raise a glass to those who ran to the sound and the smoke and the screams and the blood on Boylston Street in Boston, to do what […]

Will Domestic Drone Privacy Bills Fall Short Because of ALEC, Defense Industry Influence?

…civil liberties groups including the ACLU and the NACDL did not endorse the privacy recommendations the ASA ultimately is urging state legislators to consider. And at least three members of the ASA’s policy committee, including its chairperson,are associated with defense contract industries such as Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman.    By Candice Bernd  Thursday, 24 October 2013 […]

[Video] US Military Contractors Celebrate Record High Profits and Stock Prices

The business of war is more profitable than ever. Published on Sep 4, 2013  TheRealNews Subscribe or “Follow” us on WAMMToday.org. For the TC EVENTS calendar and the ACTIONS AND ACTION ALERTS click on the tab at the top of the page and click on the item of interest to view. WAMMToday is also on FACEBOOK! Check the WAMMToday page for […]

Henry Giroux> The Politics of Disimagination and the Pathologies of Power

The Politics of Disimagination and the Pathologies of Power “The imaginary of war and violence informs every aspect of American society and extends from the celebration of a warrior culture in mainstream media to the use of universities to educate students in the logic of the national security state.” By Henry A Giroux, Truthout | News Analysis  Wednesday, […]

Noam Chomsky> Anniversaries From “Unhistory”

Anniversaries From “Unhistory” by: Noam Chomsky   6 February 2012   Truthout | Op-Ed  Flying under radar control with a B-66 Destroyer, Air Force F-105 Thunderchief pilots bomb a military target through low clouds over the southern panhandle of North Vietnam. June 14, 1966. (Photo: Lt. Col. Cecil J. Poss, USAF) George Orwell coined the useful term […]

Video> How to Reverse the Corporate Coup d’Etat> A Conversation with Lawrence Lessig and Chris Hedges

How to Reverse the Corporate Coup d’Etat A Conversation With Chris Hedges and Lawrence Lessig Monday 30 January 2012  TruthOut Chris Hedges and Lawrence Lessig, Yes! Magazine | Interview and Video  Protesters against Citizens United demonstrate outside the Sacramento Capitol, California, January 21, 2012. (Photo: Public Citizen) “We’ve undergone a corporate coup d’etat in slow motion. And it’s […]

John Pilger> The World War on Democracy

The World War on Democracy Thursday 19 January 2012    truthout by John Pilger, Truthout | News Analysis B-1B Lancer Bombers on a runway at Diego Garcia, November, 2001, during the bombing campaign in Afghanistan. (Photo: Senior Airman Rebeca M. Luquin, U.S. Air Force) Lisette Talate died the other day. I remember a wiry, fiercely intelligent […]

Bill Moyers: Occupy a Cause

Bill Moyers: Occupy a Cause Bill Moyers on Occupy Wall Street from BillMoyers.com onVimeo. Saturday 14 January 2012   truthout Video by: Bill Moyers, Moyers & Co.  Click here to see the Video  (Image: Moyers & Co.) What’s the common cause behind Occupy protesters? The Moyers & Company team visited the Occupy Wall Street site several times between […]

Guantánamo Detainees Launch Hunger Strike to Protest Prison’s Tenth Anniversary

Guantánamo Detainees Launch Hunger Strike to Protest Prison’s Tenth Anniversary Wednesday 11 January 2012   truthout by: Amy Goodman, Democracy Now! | Report Detainees at the U.S. military base at Guantánamo Bay launched a hunger strike today marking the prison’s 10th anniversary, inspired in part by U.S. activists who have called for a national day of action. […]