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Washington “fixed” chemical event in Syria

Washington, Syria, Trump, Putin, chemical weapons, Gilbert Doctorow
US strike is a war crime--plain and simple

Why Europe, Canada, Australia and Japan are not supporting US’ attack in Syria? How come US knew beforehand of “chemical weapons” event?

Hudson, the best economist in the world

Michael Hudson, neo-liberal economics, J is for Junk Economics, Free Market, economic rent, Adam Smith, Federal Reserve
Hudson is an economist worth your attention

If you want to learn real economics instead of neoliberal junk economics, read Michael Hudson's books.

Anniversaries which don’t matter to US

2003 Iraq invasion, My Lai massacre, New York Times, David Petraeus, Abu Ghraib, Saddam Hussein, USA Patriot Act, Russ Feingold, Guantanamo Bay, Bermuda Triangle, CIA, US Air Force, Afghan wedding party, Kandhar Massacre, WikiLeaks, Robert Bales, Haditha, Azizabad, Blackwater guards, Nisour Square, Donald Rumsfeld, Bush’s wiretapping program, Khaled el-Masri, Macedonia, Lithuania, Poland, Rumania, Black Room, Thailand, Camp Nama, Iraq, Walter Cronkite, Joan of Arc, Aztec, Montezuma
US must reflect on its war-crimes

By Tom Engelhardt

Environment: Human life faces extinction

 Ginormous asteroid, PSI, biosphere, Jared Diamond, Amazon rainforest, Easter Island, Roman Empire, Environment Protection Agency, Matt Gaetz, Levant
Humanity has put itself at great risk

Figuratively speaking, a ginormous asteroid is hurtling to a cataclysmic rendezvous with earth, but we are not supposed to notice.

US has lost Middle East war for good

Ruhollah Kohmeini, Jimmy Carter, Great Satan, Afghanistan, Saddam Hussein, Fulda Gap,  Navy’s Fifth Fleet in Bahrain, Osama bin Laden, Taliban, al-Qaeda, Chalmers Johnson, Gulf War, General David Petraeus, William Butler Yeats, Nouri al-Malika, AQI, Bashar al-Assad, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Hippocratic Oath, Einstein, ISIS. Raqqa, caliphate, Greater Middle East,
US Middle East policy a colossal failure

Nearly a century earlier, Britain had formed Iraq from three separate Ottoman imperial provinces -- Baghdad, Basra, and Mosul.  The 2003 invasion blew up that synthetic state, held together first by British overlords and then by Saddam’s brutal dictatorship

And you thought Russia is aggressor

Segei Lavrov, Rex Tillerson, G20 summit, Syria, Afghanistan, Ukraine. Georgia, European Union, Putin, FSB, Maidan, Yanukovych, Kremlin, Kiev, Syria, Alepoo, military bases
Russia a victim of propaganda 

There was nothing particularly noteworthy about Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's first meeting with U.S.

We must know the enemy within, called Media

New York Times, Trump, Fake News, Conspiracy Theory,  Iraq’s WMD, Syria, Washington, State Department, Ukraine, Russia, Richard Nixon, Lyndon Johnson, Vietnam War, Hubert  Humphrey, Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter, October Surprise, Iran-Contra, George H.W. Bush, The Washington Post, Nicaraguan Contra, CIA, White House, Associated Pess, Brian Barger, Gary Webb
The enemy called Media which doesn't  want us to see or say the truth

It’s time the masses realize the enemy within us: The Mainstream Media which is nothing but a propaganda tool of the elites.

 

Jallikatttu: Nehru on mind of a judge

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, gaols, prisoners, judges, Sing Sing Jail, New York Prison, George Bernard Shaw, Thomas Mott Osborne, Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu
Pt. Nehru found judges too cold-blooded

With protests in Tamil Nadu over SC activism, it's time we look back at how Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru viewed judges in their all-powerful role.

 

How we mistake Real as Fake News

Imperialists, fake news, West, European empires, US Empire, Cambodia, Cuba, Rwanda
How Humanity is made to fall in line

The press, mass media, gained mastery in saying nothing, addressing nothing, criticizing nothing related to the plunder of the world

The Great Void: How we got here

Berlin Wall, Donald Trump, Cold War, Mikhail Gorbachev, Soviet Union, Military Industrial Complex, John F. Kennedy, Age of Great Expectations, White House, Roosevelt, Reagan, Great Depression of 2008, George W. Bush, Trump Tower, 9/11, birtherer, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, nihilism, Hillary Clinton,  Berine Sanders, Vermont,  ne plus ultra, Gui generic, de rigueur
The US we know is over

The fall of the Berlin Wall in October 1989 abruptly ended one historical era and inaugurated another. So, too, did the outcome of last year’s U.S.