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Chris Hedges

Israel Is Carrying Out Mass Murder, Aided and Abetted by the US

Israel is not exercising "the right to defend itself" in the occupied Palestinian territories. It is carrying out mass murder. It is a war crime. 
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My Student Comes Home

In 1990, Lawrence Bell was 14, orphaned and living in an abandoned house when three Camden cops pressured him to sign a confession of murder. Sunday, thanks to the dogged work of his laywer, he was freed.

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The Treason of the Ruling Class

They have destroyed our capitalist democracy and replaced it with a mafia state.

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If It's Biden vs. Trump, This Year's One-Choice Election Will Be for Oligarchy

We don’t need a "Punch and Judy" show between Trump and Biden. But that, along with corporate tyranny, is what we seem fated to get, unless we take to the streets and tear the house down.

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Class: The Little Word the Elites Want You to Forget

The culture wars give the oligarchs, both Democrats and Republicans, the cover to continue the pillage.

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What Is Happening to Assange Will Happen to the Rest of Us

The publication of classified documents is not yet a crime in the United States. If Assange is extradited and convicted, it will become one.

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America: Land of Make-Believe

America, founded on the evils of slavery, genocide and the violent exploitation of the working class, is a country defined by historical amnesia.

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Hope Lies in the Streets

Economic tyranny lies at the root of the unrest in Hong Kong, India, Chile, France, Iran, Iraq and Lebanon as well as the rise of right-wing demagogues and false prophets such as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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The Great American Shakedown

The mortal wounds inflicted on our democratic institutions are bipartisan.

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The New 'Black Codes'

The elites are acutely aware that without police terror and the U.S. prison system, which holds 25% of the world’s prison population, there would be intense social unrest.

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The End of the Rule of Law: The 12 Impeachable Offenses Committed By Trump

"If we take a narrow approach to impeachment, that will mean that all the more egregious violations will be viewed as having been endorsed and not rebuked and successive presidents will feel they have a green light to emulate Trump on everything except a Ukrainian shakedown."

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