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Manchester Attacks: What Price Hypocrisy?

by JOHN WIGHT The lack of a coherent anti-terrorism strategy in Washington and by extension the West, as emergency services ...
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Flag, Cape and Screen: Hollywood’s Propaganda Machine

Flying from my home in Europe to my native United States to help care for my injured mother, I decided ...
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Manchester Bombings – Are We Seeing A Pattern Here?

Caleb Maupin  reporting Caleb Maupin is an independent progressive journalist and social activist based in new York. The Manchester bombing ...
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Trump calls for $1.7 trillion in social cuts

Dateline: 23 May 2017 | An editorial position paper by wsws.org The Trump administration will unveil a fiscal year 2018 ...
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Trump’s Speech in Riyadh Signals US Escalation Against Iran

By Bill Van Auken, Senior Analyst, wsws.org Also crossposted with Global Research, May 22, 2017 R iddled with hypocrisy, clichés ...
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Lendman on the Syrian & Mideast situation—latest commentary

The Riyadh Declaration of Escalated Regional War On the phony pretext of combating ISIS, the scourge America and its rogue ...
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In Defense of Tulsi Gabbard

by GERRY CONDON What a breath of fresh air it is to have an elected representative in our Congress who ...
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Beyond Liberal Pieties: the Radical Challenge for Journalism

 by ROBERT JENSEN Many liberals and leftists criticized the New York Times last month for giving right-wing ideologue Bret Stephens a piece ...
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Hypocrisy and Condescension: Trump’s Speech to the Middle East

by ROBERT FISK (Annotated version of this article) So after inventing “fake news”, (1) America’s crazed President on Sunday gave the world’s ...
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All Power to the Banks! The Winners-Take-All Regime of Emmanuel Macron

by DIANA JOHNSTONE Photo by Blandine Le Cain | CC BY 2.0 A ghost of the past was the real ...
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Officially confirmed: CIA admits role in 1953 Iranian coup

By Saeed Kamali Dehghan and Richard Norton-Taylor, the Guardian (UK) Editor's Note: Although as usual incapable of doing much to prevent ...
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Macabre Mural Mocks American Military Mayhem 

Back in November of 2015, on the 36th anniversary of the storming of the U.S. Embassy and the Iran Hostage Crisis, ...
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