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[Video] Democracy Now! From Caspian Sea to Arctic to MidEast, How Oil Pipelines Threaten Democracy & Planet’s Survival

 Democracy Now! looks at politics, money and the pursuit of oil, focusing on what’s known as the Oil Road, a series of pipelines stretching from the oil-rich Caspian Sea to Europe.  Published: Wednesday 9 October 2013  Democracy Now! via NationofChange.org We spend the hour looking at politics, money and the pursuit of oil, from the […]

Why Obama is Declaring War on Syria

The End of Syria as We Know It? by FRANKLIN LAMB  WEEKEND EDITION JUNE 14-16, 2013  counterpunch.org Beirut. The short answer is Iran and Hezbollah according to Congressional sources. “The Syrian army’s victory at al-Qusayr was more than the administration could accept given that town’s strategic position in the region. Its capture by the Assad […]