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Why are the billionaires always laughing?

Because they know the corporate media will never call bullshit on their bullshit.

Brett Wilkins

Brett Wilkins

Staff Writer

Brett Wilkins is staff writer for Common Dreams.



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ICC Holds Hearing on Afghanistan War Crimes, Including US Torture

The current hearing will examine allegations that US troops and intelligence operatives tortured, raped and abused Afghan prisoners between 2003 and 2004.

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For 9th Straight Year, US Grants Waivers to Countries Violating Anti-Child Soldier Law

The White House recently announced the US was granting full or partial waivers to the Child Soldiers Prevention Act (CSPA) to Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Iraq, Mali, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen.

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Duke Students Protest Speech by Tzipi Livni, Former Israeli Foreign Minister Accused of War Crimes

"Hosting [Livni] for a lecture minimizes the lives and deaths of her victims while encouraging future reproductions of her crimes."

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Mainstream Media Suddenly Care About Syrian Civilian Casualties

United States military has killed more foreign civilians than any other armed force on the planet since dropping two nuclear bombs on Japan in 1945.

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Rights Groups Urge Senate to Reject Nomination of Torture Advocate Marshall Billingslea to Top Human Rights Post

Billingslea’s nomination has alarmed human rights advocates due to his unapologetic embrace of torturing suspected terrorists during the George W. Bush administration.

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Five Men Sentenced to Life for Operation Condor Killings Trained at School of the Americas

Revelation comes after Italian court sentences 24 men to life behind bars for roles in U.S.-backed state terror campaign

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A Brief History of US Concentration Camps

There is no doubt that concentration camps are in operation on US soil once again

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The Exceptionally American Historical Amnesia Behind Pompeo’s Claim of ‘40 Years of Unprovoked Iranian Aggression’

From a CIA coup and supporting the Shah’s brutality to enabling chemical attacks, shooting down a civilian airliner and training terrorists,‘aggression’ between the US and Iran is overwhelmingly one-sided

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