Mar 262014
 
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CBS This Morning kisses gluteus of Hollywood tycoon Jerry Bruckheimer

Patrice Greanville

Bruckheimer flanked by two of his protégés—Depp and Cruise.

Bruckheimer flanked by two of his protégés—J. Depp and T. Cruise.

AT ONLY 70, and seemingly not weighted down by his reputed bank account already exceeding $850 million, American film and TV producer Jerry  Bruckheimer is certainly sitting pretty atop the Hollywood dungheap.  Continue reading »

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Mar 202014
 
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AlterNet [1] / By RJ Eskow [2]
Schmidt

Google’s Schmidt

Economic outcomes aren’t produced in a vacuum. They reflect the politics, culture and values of the people behind them. Today those forces aren’t saying good things about us as a society. Think about it: since when is a failed Silicon Valley executive worth nearly 2,000 times as much as a teacher? Continue reading »

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Mar 192014
 
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Why would the United States run the risk of siding with anti-Semitic, neo-Nazis in Ukraine?

Zbigniew Brzezinski: one of the masterminds of American imperialism. Incalculable suffering has followed his criminal recommendations.

Zbigniew Brzezinski: one of the masterminds of American imperialism. Incalculable suffering has followed his criminal recommendations. The man who “gave the Soviets their Vietnam.”

Posted By Chris Ernesto, antiwar.com

One of the keys may be found by looking back at Zbigniew Brzezinski’s 1997 book, The Grand Chessboard in which he wrote, “Ukraine, a new and important space on the Eurasian chessboard, is a geopolitical pivot because its very existence as an independent country helps to transform Russia. Without Ukraine, Russia ceases to be a Eurasian empire.” Continue reading »

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Mar 182014
 
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A list of one-on-one meetings between VIP donors and the Kochs and their operatives offers a revealing look into their mighty political machine.

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Posted originally on Wed Feb. 5, 2014
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Charles Koch: Bo Rader/ZUMA; David Koch: Sonia Moskowitz/ZUMA

There’s one main rule at the conservative donor conclaves held twice a year by Charles and David Koch at luxury resorts: What happens there stays there.  Continue reading »

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Mar 182014
 
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Media scoundrels in high gear promoting war and a new Cold War atmosphere

By Patrick Martin, wsws.org
17 March 2014

Chivers: Wherever he goes the fog of warmongering disinformation follows.

Chivers: Wherever he goes the fog of imperialist disinformation follows.

A particularly foul and provocative article in the New York Times this weekend portrays the Russian military forces and pro-Russian militiamen in Crimea as a rampaging horde, using guns and whips to suppress popular opposition to a possible annexation of the Crimean region by Russia. Continue reading »

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