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By Mark Sashine
Y2012- The Year Of A Coward
By Naomi Wolf
The streets of 2012
By Cyril Mychalejko
Rumsfeld-Era Propaganda Program Whitewashed by Pentagon
A controversial public relations program run by former Defense Secretary Rumsfeld’s Pentagon was cleared of any wrong-doing by the agency’s inspector general in a report published in November. At the same time, the report quoted participating analysts who believed that bullet points provided by Rumsfeld’s staff advanced a “political agenda,” that the program’s intent “was to move everyone’s mouth on TV as a sock puppet.”
By Peter Michaelson
The Three Amigos of the Apocalypse
By Marsha Coleman-Adebayo
We all have a Rosa Parks moment — what counts is how we respond
By Brennan Browne
To Uncle Sam Social Activism Equals Terrorism
By Michael Collins
Why are Democrats Attacking Ron Paul?
By Stephen Lendman
Money Power Runs America
Wall Street does it by controlling money, credit and debt, as well as manipulating markets for private enrichment. House and Senate millionaires do it their way for greater wealth, privilege, power and status.
By Richard (RJ) Eskow
For a Sane Economy in 2012, How About a Little Shame?
By paul craig roberts
Tyranny in the Forecast — The Outlook for the New Year
By Suzana Megles
The Need for Humane Education
I believe that a Philadelphia group has a great idea for addressing animal cruelty. The group-Citizens for a No-Kill Philadelphia, believes that targeting fifth graders in every school will be a start of life-long humane actions. I believe this has merit, and hopefully over time, all fifth graders will be subjected to these same teachings if the idea catches on.
By Burl Hall
Finding Our Balance Point
By Martha Rosenberg
Who Would Intentionally Kill Blackbirds?
By David Glenn Cox
Fleecing the Poor
By Charlene Smith
Obama says: ‘Consider the alternative’ – but is there one?
The Republican’s unimpressive presidential hopefuls are pretty awful, but Obama’s track record has left many former supporters angry. Perhaps the most significant thing about the 2012 presidential election will be who bothers to vote; there is such disillusion and anger with politicians on both sides of the field.
By Clifford Johnson
The American Crisis: To Free a Lender-Owned Nation (Part II)
Part 2 of 4 articles.
By John Sanchez Jr.
A Triumph of Democracy
The first unrepresentative effort has elapsed. Is it a charade?
By Gareth Porter
Obama Seeks to Distance U.S. from Israeli Attack
Radiation Checker: the gift that keeps on giving
Hand held Geiger Counters for the layperson has become essential since the nuclear disaster at Fukushima in March, 2011. Radiation is odorless and invisible, yet lethal in large doses. Soon after Fukushima the Japanese created a sleek-lined Geiger counter that plugs into your iPhone and instantly reveals radiation levels,empowering knowledge, especially if you live near aging plants like Indian Point, just 24 miles from NYC
Haiti: Seven Places Where the Earthquake Money Did and Did Not Go
Haiti was supposed to receive billions in earthquake aid. But most of that never went directly to Haiti. Here are seven places where it did and did not go.
The Postal Service lies to the people of the Bronx
The United States Postal Service is planning to close thousands of post offices and hundreds of mail processing centers all over the nation. As part of this process public hearings are held. The author attended a number of these hearings in the Bronx in this capacity as the legislative and political director of the the New York Metro Area Postal Union.
Shooting the Messenger in Syria
At issue is discrediting Sudanese General Mohammed Ahmed Mustafa al-Dabi. He’s Arab League observer mission head in Syria. More on him below.
Speaking to Iowa: The big lie and our role in truth
We are told lies and witness dishonest conduct on an all too regular basis from politicians and business leaders, and if we like the leader or have previously supported him or her we find it hard to acknowledge their betrayal of our trust. But I have found on my book tour, that there is a great thirst
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Iran threatens U.S. Navy as sanctions hit economy
Iran threatened on Tuesday to take action if the U.S. Navy moves an aircraft carrier into the Gulf, Tehran’s most aggressive statement yet after weeks of saber-rattling as new U.S. and EU financial sanctions take a toll on its economy.
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