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20.01.2017

Don of a New Day

Don of a New Day

Donald Trump, a combative New York businessman who harnessed a powerful populist message for a deeply divided country in his first bid for public office, took the oath of office Friday as the 45th president of the United States. Trump, accompanied by his wife, Melania, was sworn in shortly after… »

20.01.2017

Women’s March On Washington Multiply to 600 ‘Sister Marches’

Women’s March On Washington Multiply to 600 ‘Sister Marches’

The Women’s March on Washington is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 21 following the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, with 600 ‘sister marches’ scheduled for the same day across the globe. National ‘sister march’ spokesperson Yordanos Eyoel told The Huffington Post, “This is a global movement,” and it would be a mistake… »

18.01.2017

Samantha Power Can See Russia from Her Padded Cell

Samantha Power Can See Russia from Her Padded Cell

At the Atlantic Council — a “think” tank funded by such bastions of democracy as Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, not to mention that center of peaceful nonviolence NATO — Samantha Power announced on Tuesday that Russia is a menacing danger to the United States of America and to the rule… »

16.01.2017

US Troops Enter Poland

US Troops Enter Poland

U.S. and other Western nations have carried out exercises on NATO’s eastern flank in past years, but the new deployment — which includes some 3,500 U.S. troops — marks the first-ever continuous deployment to the region by a NATO ally. US troops enter Poland, 1st deployment at Russia’s doorstep… »

15.01.2017

The Deep State Wants to Deep Six Us

The Deep State Wants to Deep Six Us

What do these pieces of evidence tell you? The United States and Russia each possess enough nuclear weapons to destroy all life on earth many times over. Pentagon officials say the cold war with Russia is for profit and bureaucracy. When there was danger of peace breaking out in… »

04.01.2017

Yes, Positivity, Pangloss, Partisanship, Propaganda, and Populism

Yes, Positivity, Pangloss, Partisanship, Propaganda, and Populism

By David Swanson Eight years ago Yes! Magazine published a political platform of progressive policies, along with polling showing strong majority support for each proposal. Now, eight years later, we can show almost total failure to advance any of the proposals, most of which were focused on the U.S. »

31.12.2016

The Russians Are Coming

The Russians Are Coming

By Oliver Stone As 2016 draws to a close, we find ourselves a deeply unsettled nation. We’re unable to draw the lines of our national interest. Is it jobs and economy, is it national security, or is it now in our interest to ensure global security — in other words,… »

18.11.2016

The Rise of Donald J. Trump and Systemic Crisis

The Rise of Donald J. Trump and Systemic Crisis

By Arturo Ignacio Sánchez Donald J. Trump’s election as president-elect of the United States is a defining moment for the United States and the world. The Trumpian triumph, simply put, represents the unraveling of the post-World War II regime that defined the “American Century” and the contours of the global… »

04.11.2016

The purpose of demonizing Putin

The purpose of demonizing Putin

Excerpted from War Is A Lie by David Swanson. http://davidswanson.org/node/5334 Wars are not fought against flags or ideas, nations or demonized dictators. They are fought against people, 98 percent of whom are resistant to killing, and most of whom had little or nothing… »

30.10.2016

Big Pharma preps to spend hundreds of millions to keep drug prices high

Big Pharma preps to spend hundreds of millions to keep drug prices high

“PhRMA’s decision to hike membership dues 50 percent will increase the trade group’s considerable coffers to more than $300 million per year,” Politico reports. by Deirdre Fulton, staff writer for Common Dreams Facing an increasingly outraged public, the leading Big Pharma lobby group is hiking its annual dues… »

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