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The publication of classified documents is not a crime in the United States, but if Assange is extradited and convicted it will become one. (Photo: Mr.Fish/Truthdig) Views
The Coming Show Trial of Julian Assange
This is the gravest assault on press freedom in my lifetime
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We should just call the Occupied Palestinian Territories in general Trumpland, a fraud and form of robbery like his “university” and “steaks” and "airline." (Photo by Amir Levy/Getty Images) Views
Trump Heights on Stolen Golan an Indictment of Colonial White Privilege
Given that Trump is a narcissistic fraud, it is appropriate that his name be attached to the illegal Israeli theft of Syrian territory
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Instead of Death and Destruction, Poor People's Moral Budget Shows What It Looks Like to 'Invest in Life'
"We can provide robust voting rights, decent jobs, and secure incomes, housing, healthcare, education, peace, and a clean environment for everyone."
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Workers from Venezuela's state oil company, PDVSA, participate in an anti-imperialist march  to support Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in front of the Miraflores Presidential Palace in Caracas, Venezuela on January 31, 2019.  The US slapped sanctions on Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA in an attempt to cut off a vital source of funds. (Photo/YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Why Venezuela Is the Vietnam of Our Time
On April 30, 1975, the United States learned an important lesson. The capture of Saigon by the People’s Army of Vietnam (PAVN) would mark the defeat of the world’s most powerful military force by an army of guerrilla fighters. No matter the scale of its military, or the weight of the iron fist it...
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A picture obtained by AFP from Iranian News Agency ISNA on June 13, 2019 reportedly shows fire and smoke billowing from Norwegian owned Front Altair tanker said to have been attacked in the waters of the Gulf of Oman. Views
Iran's Game
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and National Security Adviser John Bolton probably do want a war with Iran
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U.S. Escalates Online Attacks on Russia’s Power Grid. Officials described the move into Russia’s grid and other targets as a classified companion to more publicly discussed action directed at Moscow’s disinformation and hacking units around the 2018 midterm elections. News
US Attacks Russia’s Power Grid; Trump Kept in Dark
'The question now is whether placing the equivalent of land mines in a foreign power network is the right way to deter Russia'
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks from the State Department briefing room on June 13, 2019 in Washington, DC. Pompeo said, "It is the assessment of the U.S. government that Iran is responsible for today's attacks in the Gulf of Oman. Views
Will the Real Bombers Please Stand Up
Who is attacking oil tankers in the Gulf between Oman and Iran? So far, the answer is still a mystery. The US, of course, accuses Iran. Iran says it’s the US or its local allies Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Magnetic mines are blamed for the damage, though there have been claims of...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in the State Department briefing room on Thursday. (Photo: Win McNamee / Getty Images) Views
Trump Blames Iran for the Tanker Attacks. But Let's be Skeptical of his Administration's Pro-War Bluster
The speed in which the U.S. government officially blamed Iran should give us pause, given our own history in the region
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) delivers remarks at a campaign function in the Marvin Center at George Washington University on June 12, 2019 in Washington, D.C. News
Trump Must Not Be Allowed to Use Gulf of Oman Incidents as 'Pretext for Illegal War With Iran': Bernie Sanders
"The time is now for the United States to exert international leadership, and bring the countries in the region together to forge a diplomatic solution to the growing tensions."
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Reuters depiction (6/7/19) of Venezuelan refugees. (Photo: Pilar Olivares/Reuters) Views
Study Linking US Sanctions to Venezuelan Deaths Buried By Reuters for Over a Month
It is up to all of us to not be passive consumers of news, and continually bear in mind that the news we are getting about official enemies may be less than half the story
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