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Empty Chairs, Tearful Stories: Gaza Goes Back to School
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Israeli Reservists of Spy Unit Refuse to Be Tools of Occupation, Sparking Ire From Officials
Landmark letter of refusal to serve denounces unchecked surveillance, 'intelligence [that] is an inseparable part of military control'
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We (Heart) Capitalism Chap. 4,762: Urban Outfitters Sells Vintage Blood Spattered Kent State Sweatshirt Because Nothing Says Edgy Like the Murder of Innocents
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US Empire and Nationalist Illusions
After thousands of years of bloody wars among contending tribes, regions, and nations, is it finally possible to dispense with the chauvinist ideas of the past? To judge by President Barack Obama’s televised address on the evening of September 10, it is not. Discussing his plan to “take out” ISIS,...
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Sacrificing the Vulnerable, From Gaza to America
Chris Hedges gave this speech Saturday at the Sauk County Fairgrounds in Baraboo, Wis., before a crowd of about 2,000. His address followed one there by U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Vermont independent who seems to be preparing to run in the Democratic presidential primaries. The Fighting Bob Fest,...
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UK Rhetoric Against ISIS Escalates Following Briton's Beheading
Voices warn reprisal will only play into ISIL's hand while further embroiling the region in violence and militarization
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Media, Politicians should stop Letting ISIL Manipulate them
Ever since George W. Bush invaded Iraq and created the circumstances under which al-Qaeda could take root and flourish there from 2003 forward, al-Qaeda in Mesopotamia (which later styled itself the “Islamic State of Iraq”) has taken captives and has beheaded them on film. It was doing this in 2004...
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Is US Waging War? Top Obama Admin Officials Give Conflicting Answers
"This is what happens when you don't have congressional debate," says Robert Naiman of Just Foreign Policy. "There is no accountability for administration statements... There is no truth."
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US Bypasses Security Council on Impending Invasion of Syria
The U.N. Security Council (UNSC), the only international body empowered to declare war and peace, continues to remain a silent witness to the widespread devastation and killings worldwide, including in Palestine, Syria, Iraq, Libya, Yemen and Ukraine. A sharply divided UNSC has watched the...
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Take the High Road to Peace
Millions of Americans oppose war as a solution to our problems. Millions were opposed to Bush's war in Iraq, and they remain opposed now to war as a way to bring peace to Iraq. War never brings peace, it always sows the seeds for future wars. War can't stop terrorism because war is terrorism and...
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