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Sunday, November 28, 2010
Robert Fisk
Oceans of Blood and Profits for the Mongers of War
Since there are now three conflicts in the greater Middle East; Afghanistan, Iraq, Israel/"Palestine" and maybe another Lebanese war in the offing, it might be a good idea to take a look at the cost...
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Robert Reich
Extend Benefits for Jobless, Not Tax Cuts for Rich
America's long-term unemployed - an estimated 6 million or more - constitute the single newest and biggest social problem facing America. Their unemployment benefits are about to run out, and the...
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Glenn Greenwald
The FBI Successfully Thwarts Its Own Terrorist Plot
The FBI is obviously quite pleased with itself over its arrest of a 19-year-old Somali-American, Mohamed Osman Mohamud, who -- with months of encouragement, support and money from the FBI's own...
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Roy Greenslade
Why Do Editors Committed to Press Freedom Attack Wikileaks?
One of the more bizarre features of the soon-to-be-leaked Wikileaks revelations was the leaking of the fact that they were to be leaked. The US government clearly decided to get its retaliation in...
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Arnold Greenberg
Education and the New Story
There is a new story emerging that is replacing the old story of human existence. The new story is urging us to learn who we are as humans and how to live so we do not destroy the planet. What is the...
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Linh Dinh
Bumbling Terrorists
Tell me if you've heard this one: An FBI agent infiltrates an actual, figurative or virtual mosque, finds the most gullible and angry dork around, encourages him to get even, plots out some dubious...
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David Michael Green
In the Year 2025
A Message From Dear Leader Palin: Comrades, your attention please. As we come now to mark a dozen years spent as your Dear Leader, I thought it might be worthwhile to take stock of our achievements...
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Tom Turnipseed
The Rich Get Rich and the Poor Get Poorer
"There's nothing surer; the rich get rich and the poor get poorer," was a slogan of the roaring 20s. The famous phrase was adapted from "Ain't We Got Fun," a popular song recorded in 1921. So what's...
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