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Dismantling A Society: How Empires Feed Off the Republic

Source: counterpunch June 28, 2018 by RS Ahthion “It is patently ridiculous for the United Nations to examine poverty in America.” -Nikki Haley (1) Nikki Haley released a ferocious rebuke of a UN report detailing poverty in the United States. As if she could will away or dismiss its findings …

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It’s Time To Start Getting Enraged At What Western Imperialists Have Done To Syria

Source: Caitlin Johnstone Rogue Journalist June 18, 2018 Caitlin Johnstone Rumors are again swirling of an impending false flag chemical weapons attack in Syria, just as they did shortly before the highly suspicious Douma case in April. Warnings from Syrian and Russian intelligence, as well as US war ship movements and …

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Imperial Recovery and “Disappearing Workers”: Imperialism Expands, Living Standards Decline

Source: Global Research May 25, 2018 By Prof. James Petras Nero played his fiddle, Obama shot baskets and Trump twittered while their empires burned. What makes empire decay and what makes empires expand has everything to do with their relations between rulers and the ruled. Several factors are decisive. These …

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Venezuela: Revenge of the Mad-Dog Empire

Photo by Diariocritico de Venezuela | CC BY 2.0 Source: counterpunch February 21, 2018 by Ajamu Baraka Only in the world of comic-book fantasies is the United States a friend to the oppressed in Africa or anywhere else on the planet. In the real world, the U.S. is a predator, …

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US Regime Change Fails in Venezuela: Military Coup or Invasion Next?

Source: AntiMedia February 14, 2018 Written by Consortium News Several signals point to a possible military strike on Venezuela, with high-ranking officials and influential politicians making clear that it is a distinct possibility. Speaking at his alma mater, the University of Texas, on February 1, Secretary of State Tillerson suggested a potential …

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Full Spectrum Arrogance: US Bases Spanning the Globe

Source: Global Research January 19, 2018 By Ann Garrison “There are 50,000 troops still in Germany, still winning World War II three quarters of a century later.” Late last year, a divided Congress approved a military spending bill of 700 billion dollars , more than either the President or the Pentagon had …

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Iran’s Real Crime: It Won’t Bow

Source: counterpunch January 9, 2018 by John Wight That Iran is not a free country is self-evident. How could it possibly be free when it exists in the crosshairs of US imperialism? In this respect, it shares the same status as Venezuela, Syria, North Korea, Cuba, Russia, and China – in other words …

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What Nationalism Really Is (and Why It Matters)

Nationalism is the second deadliest political ideology of the 20th century. Source: Foundation for Economic Education January 7, 2018 by  Alex Nowrasteh From President Donald Trump to the rise of new nationalist political parties in Europe to a general resurgence of the term in recent years, nationalism seems to be …

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USAID and Wall Street: Conflicts, Coups, and Conquest

Source: New Eastern Outlook November 16, 2017 By Tony Cartalucci In 1928 when the US-based United Fruit Company – now known as Chiquita Brands International – faced labor issues in Columbia, it had at its disposal Colombian troops which gunned down hundreds of strikers to maintain production and profits. Ensuring that …

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The Insidious ISIS-US Relationship. The West is Terrorizing and Destroying Countries

Source: Global Research October 1, 2017 By Mark Taliano ISIS/Daesh have always been place-setters[1] for the U.S Empire and its Coalition of regime-change criminal cohorts. Once Daesh is installed in an area, the area is destroyed and depopulated. Syrians flee from terrorist-held areas, to government -secured areas. Now that the …