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The pseudo-left unmasked in Greece

The pseudo-left unmasked in Greece

Editor's Note: A few days back our European correspondent, Gaither Stewart, filed a report, All Eyes on Greece, updating our ...
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The Orwell Diversion

The Orwell Diversion

by Alex Carey In the nineteenth century Matthew Arnold described the aim of literature as to perceive life 'steadily' and ...
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Tribunal finds Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld and their lawyers guilty of war crimes

Tribunal finds Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld and their lawyers guilty of war crimes

By Kéllia Ramares-Watson …the ultimate step in avoiding periodic wars, which are inevitable in a system of international lawlessness, is ...
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Once again, all eyes on Greece

Once again, all eyes on Greece

THE GREEK AFFAIR: SYMBOL OF THE CRISIS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION OR PARADIGM OF EUROPE’S SALVATION It is an ironic ...
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BOOKS: Warnings about subterranean, ugly worlds

BOOKS: Warnings about subterranean, ugly worlds

My first exposure to the story occurred when I was much more naive about international relations, economics, the new colonialism ...
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The Message of the Charles Taylor Conviction: Don’t Cross Us

The Message of the Charles Taylor Conviction: Don’t Cross Us

“…this case directly raises the question of whether the judicial process can be fashioned into a political tool for use ...
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Why Obama and Romney Will Compete to be Cheerleaders for U.S. Imperial Dominance

Why Obama and Romney Will Compete to be Cheerleaders for U.S. Imperial Dominance

Clearly, come November, whoever wins or loses, the national security state will be the true victor in the presidential sweepstakes ...
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Glen Ford—Make the Choice: Wall Street or Society

Glen Ford—Make the Choice: Wall Street or Society

  by Black Agenda Report executive editor Glen Ford The liberal reformers are once again talking about tinkering with Wall ...
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The JPMorgan debacle

The JPMorgan debacle

Andre Damon and Barry Grey, WSWS.ORG The economic and political fallout from JPMorgan Chase’s sudden announcement last Thursday night that ...
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A CASE FOR VIOLENT REVOLT IN EUROPE

A CASE FOR VIOLENT REVOLT IN EUROPE

Special Dispatch The clash between the transatlantic plutocracy and the masses is reaching all corners of European society, and turmoil ...
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How terrorist 'entrapment' ensnares us all

How terrorist ‘entrapment’ ensnares us all

    ◦    By Karen Greenberg     ◦    Suggested by Contrib. Ed Paul Carline NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly holds pieces of ...
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Damascus terror bombing: Made in the USA

Damascus terror bombing: Made in the USA

Bill Van Auken, WSWS.ORGThank you, WSWS.ORGThere's simply no limit to the criminal hypocrisy of the American government.  “Our policy is ...
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