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President Vladimir Putin of Russia welcomes President Barack Obama to the G20 Summit at Konstantinovsky Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia, Sept. 5, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) Views
Trying Not to Give Peace a Chance
The unnecessary and regrettable conflict between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine brings to mind sad remembrances of important junctures at which I watched – as a citizen and a CIA analyst – chances for genuine peace with Russia frittered away. How vividly I recall John Kennedy’s inaugural address...
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McCutcheon Took Us Back In Time, But It Might Just Birth the Next Occupy
The conservative supreme court thinks it can build a gilded age for the era of income inequality. They won't know what hit 'em
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US Sailors and Marines Allege Fukushima Radiation Sickness
Three years have passed since the earthquake and tsunami that caused the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan. The tsunami’s immediate death toll was more than 15,000, with close to 3,000 still missing. Casualties are still mounting, though, both in Japan and much...
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Reagan-Style Hypocrisy and the Ukraine Crisis
The mainstream U.S. news media has so fully bought into the U.S. government’s narrative on Ukraine that almost no one sees the layers of hypocrisy, an achievement in “group think” that dates back to Ronald Reagan’s war against “moral equivalence”
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The ‘We-Hate-Putin’ Group Think
The only foreign policy show on the U.S. media dial this past week has been the endless bashing of Russian President Putin over the Ukraine crisis – with an occasional slap at President Obama for ever having worked with Putin on issues like Syria and Iran.
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The Great American Working Class U-Turn
Do you recall a time in America when the income of a single school teacher or baker or salesman or mechanic was enough to buy a home, have two cars, and raise a family? I remember. My father (who just celebrated his 100th birthday) earned enough for the rest of us to live comfortably. We weren’t...
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Mythopedia Will Help You Debunk Conservative Whoppers, But Beware - They're Armed
Today marks the opening of the annual conservative confab known as CPAC. The schedule includes illustrious speakers: Ted Cruz, John Bolton, Bobby Jindal, Wayne LaPierre; panels: "The American Dream vs. The Obama Nightmare," "IRS Targeting Scandal: Protecting the Voice of the People, Sponsored by...
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Documents Say Navy Knew Fukushima Dangerously Contaminated the USS Reagan
A stunning new report indicates the U.S. Navy knew that sailors from the nuclear-powered USS Ronald Reagan took major radiation hits from the Fukushima atomic power plant after its meltdowns and explosions nearly three years ago. If true, the revelations cast new light on the $1 billion lawsuit...
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National Endowment for Democracy: A Tool of US Empire in Venezuela
As protests have been taking place in Venezuela the last couple of weeks, it is always good to check on the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), the US Empire’s “stealth” destabilizer. What has the NED been up to in Venezuela? Before going into details, it is important to note what NED is and is...
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What the Hell is Barack Obama's Presidency For?
His ascent to power had meaning, but now his interventions are too rare and too piecemeal to constitute a narrative
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