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Senior Obama Official Backs Cheney and C.I.A., Says Concealment of Assassin Program Legal


Article by Jeremy Scahill about Cheney’s concealment of a CIA assassination program.

Senior Obama Official Backs Cheney and C.I.A., Says Concealment of Assassin Program Legal

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The Dirty War


Very eye-opening article by Dahr Jamail about the actions of Iraq Special Operations Forces (ICOF).

The Dirty War

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Tomgram: Michael Schwartz, Twenty-First-Century Colonialism in Iraq


Very interesting article about how the U.S.’s current policy in Iraq is an example of twenty-first-century colonialism.

Tomgram: Michael Schwartz, Twenty-First-Century Colonialism in Iraq

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Reflecting on Dr. King’s Prophecy: Escaping the Burning House (May 25, 2008)


It’s been over 40 years since Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s death. In mainstream media and dominant rhetoric, Dr. King is seen as a “black leader” who embodied the civil rights movement. While I’m not going to claim that I know everything about the civil rights movement, I do know that Dr. King was a much more complex individual than the way mainstream media portrays him. One facet of his complexity was his tendency to prophesize. I was listening to an old episode (around October of 2006) of Real Time with Bill Maher and musician/actor/social activist Harry Belafonte commented on the smuttiness of the 2006 mid-term election campaigns by referring to something Dr. King told him before he was assassinated – something that Harry felt was very prophetic and the prophecy that I see occurring today. Read the rest of this entry »

 
 
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