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1984 - Abby Martin Explains Orwell's Literary Masterpiece/Orwell's Last Interview/Animated Short

Here the famous investigative journalist, Abby Martin, engages in an examination of George Orwell‘s futuristic novel. It’s both frightening and amazing that Orwell competently predicted the future that we now call today. 88 more words


Nuclear Weapons and Great Power Politics Are Here to Stay

Federico Pieraccini

When talking about nuclear weapons, it is necessary to clarify some important points before delving into complicated reasoning.

Nuclear weapons are here to stay, and anyone who believes in a progressive denuclearization of the globe is sadly mistaken. 1,391 more words


Stephanie Savell: The Wars No One Notices

Talking to a Demobilized Country

I’m in my mid-thirties, which means that, after the 9/11 attacks, when this country went to war in Afghanistan and Iraq in what President George W. 2,175 more words

Opinion Leaders

Recipe Concocted for Perpetual War is a Bitter One

Our remarkably swift transition from “boots on the ground” to overwhelming reliance on aerial bombing, drone, mercenary, and surrogate (including US-supported Al Qaeda and ISIS proxy) warfare under Obama completed the domestic pain-relieving process of engaging globally in the “foreign entanglements” our first president warned us against.    1,686 more words


Chris Hedges: The Bankruptcy of Capitalism

Mr. Fish / Truthdig

There will be no economic or political justice for the poor, people of color, women or workers within the framework of global, corporate capitalism. 378 more words

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Purposeful Forgetting

Phong Nha Park

When you’re an American expat and you want to move freely in the world, you have to deliberately not remember a lot in order to experience a sense of ease and comfort. 853 more words

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