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Chris Hedges | The Algebra of Revolution (Video)

“We’ve all become a sacrifice zone.”   

Counterpunch Media of the Day  July 15, 2016

Chris Hedges. Pulitzer Prize winner journalist, columnist for Truthdig, author of 13 books, including his latest, …

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Abby Martin and James Risen: Fighting Censorship, The Surveillance State and Permanent War

Dandelion Salad

with Abby Martin

teleSUR English on Jul 1, 2016

Few journalists know the cruelty of government censorship as well as James Risen, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist at the New York Times, targeted for several major stories implicating criminality by the US war machine and its national security state.

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Politics

Jane Jacobs' Monstrous Hybrids: Guardians vs Commerce


Jane Jacobs’ Systems of Survival: The Moral Foundations of Commerce and Politics identified two primary syndromes, the meme-complexes (reinforcing rule sets) prevalent in human society: the Guardian Syndrome of hierarchical, honor-based organizations like the military and government, and the Commercial Syndrome, practiced in trade, industry, and science. 925 more words

Government

US Military: From No Standing Armies to Permanent Global Power

Standing armies were viewed with great suspicion by the Founding Fathers, who knew their influence could result in unnecessary wars and the corruption of the Republic when military leaders pushed into civilian governance. 1,633 more words

Government

Six Mistakes on the Road to Permanent War

Source: TomDispatch, by Ira Chernus

In the muddled midst of last week’s mass killing in San Bernardino, California, a few words skittering across my Twitter feed gave me pause. 578 more words

World At WAR

I Saw Something

wisdom comes from having survived
the pepsi corporation
only to be turned in by a neighbor sporting a fear-erection and fries

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Journalism

Evergreene Digest | Robert Parry: Will Peace Find a 2016 Advocate?

Campaign 2016 has offered few useful ideas about worsening global crises. On the Republican side, it’s been mostly the same-old tough talk while Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have said little. 436 more words

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