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Three Good Reasons To Liquidate Our Empire
Here’s the question that comes to mind at least once a week, when some particularly outrageous or absurd piece of news arrives from somewhere in the American imperium: What would Chal think? “Chal” was Chalmers Johnson, who died in November 2010. I was the editor of his book Blowback: The Costs and...
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Big Meat Imitates Big Tobacco in Fighting the Public’s Right to Know
Eight meatpacking industry groups recently sued to stop implementation of the popular Country of Origin Label (COOL) law ( supported by 93 percent of Americans) that was passed back in 2008. Proceeding from the commonsense notion (and economic principle) that in a free market, buyers should have...
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To Combat Failed "War on Drugs," Uruguay Takes Latin American Lead on Pot Legalization
'Provides a model for legally regulating marijuana that other countries, and US states, will want to consider'
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Iraq Invades the United States
And Other Headlines from an Upside Down History of the U.S. Military and the World
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Mercosur Countries Recall European Ambassadors Over Morales Plane Blockade
Block announces it will be "inflexible" in the face of the aggression faced by Morales
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Outrage Flares Across Latin America Following NSA Revelations
Leaders slam the 'insult' felt across the region
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'Not Your Colony': Bolivia Threatens Shutdown of US Embassy
South American leaders flank the Bolivian President as he rails against US air piracy in manhunt for Snowden
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Groups Slam Trade Deal for Choosing "Private Interests and Profits" over People and Planet
Over 130 organizations publish statement denouncing the Trans-Pacific Partnership and similar 'free trade' pacts
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Monsanto and Other GM Firms are Winning in the US – and Globally
The US State Department has sadly joined the push to distribute GM crops around the world, whether people want them or not
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France Becomes Fourteenth Country to Legalize Gay Marriage
Vote follows recent gay marriage laws in New Zealand and Uruguay
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