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Lest we forget—

The vindication of Dick Cheney

Obama has won the War on Terror debate — for the American Right. And they’re quite appreciative

 

The vindication of Dick Cheney
Former Vice President Dick Cheney waves during the groundbreaking ceremony for the President George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010. (AP Photo/LM Otero) (Credit: AP)

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How the Ukraine Crisis Has Drawn Russia and China Closer Together
Anders Fogh Rasmussen: Pentagon's flunkey in Europe.

Anders Fogh Rasmussen: Pentagon’s flunkey in Europe.

by PEPE ESCOBAR

By the time you read this Russia will have invaded Ukraine. Well, that’s what the Supreme Allied Commander of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, US Air Force General Philip Breedlove, is spinning. Breedlove Supreme says the Russians are “ready to go” and could easily take over eastern Ukraine. Western corporate media have already dusted off their Kevlar vests. Continue reading »

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By Mike Head, Senior Political Commentator, wsws.org

Fascist thugs showing their true colors during Kiev's disturbances.

Fascist thugs showing their true colors during Kiev’s disturbances.

The dangers of a civil war and a US-provoked war with Russia still hang over the people of Ukraine, despite the Western-backed regime in Kiev backing away from a 48-hour deadline for a violent crackdown on protesters occupying government offices in eastern Ukraine. Continue reading »

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Apr 112014
 
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by Robert Hunziker, UK Progressive
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See also Poll: 42% Say Capitalism Not Working For US  in the Appendix section)

The world’s epicenter of capitalism is the United States, and its reach/power/influence circumnavigates the globe. The elites of the capitalist class are no longer tied to territoriality or driven by national competition. “U.S. capitalism has expanded its reach by morphing into a Transnational Capitalist Class.” according to William Robinson (Univ. of Calif.) Global Capitalism and 21st Century FascismAljazeera, May 2011. Continue reading »

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By BAR editor and senior columnist Margaret Kimberley

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo: one more opportunist in the mould of Obama.

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo: one more opportunist in the mould of Obama.

Charter schools are the inventions of rightwing corporations and foundations, and serve as profit centers for the filthy rich. Given that these are the people who run American society, it is no surprise that New York Mayor Bill de Blasio “got his head handed to him” when he clashed with charter school interests. “The mayor’s little nod to protecting public education was no match for big money.” Continue reading »

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