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Noam Chomsky and Nancy Murray: Gaza in Crisis

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Noam Chomsky addresses the ongoing crisis in Gaza followed by a question-and-answer session with the audience. Joining Chomsky is Nancy Murray, the director of education at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Massachusetts. She is the author of Rights Matter: the Story of the Bill of Rights. Nancy holds a B.Phil. and Ph.D. in modern history from Oxford University. She has experience as a teacher, scholar and social activist in Great Britain, Kenya, and the Middle East as well as the United States, and has written widely on the themes of civil liberties, civil and human rights.

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Underneath the Egyptian Revolution by Billy Wharton

by Billy Wharton
Guest Writer
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Examiner.com
January 31, 2011

Summer 2009: Juliet Tomatoes

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So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for the time being. – Franz Kafka

Hidden beneath the spectacular street battles that aim to force Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak out of office is a trigger that exists in dozens of countries throughout the world – food.  Or, more specifically, the lack of it.  While commentators focus on the corruption of the dictatorship, or the viral effects of the Tunisian moment or the something akin to an Arab political awakening, the inability of the Egyptian regime to insure a steady flow of food staples should be viewed as a critical factor driving this seemingly spontaneous movement for freedom.

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9/11 Family Members Demand Answers from the 9/11 Commission: The Censored Testimony of FBI’s Behrooz Sarshar by Sibel Edmonds

by Sibel Edmonds
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Originally published by Boiling Frogs Post
January 31, 2011

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The Witnessed & Documented “Kamikaze Pilots” Case

In a public statement issued today (see below), members of the 9/11 Family Steering Committee demanded a prompt response from the former Chairman and Executive Director of the 9/11 Commission regarding Former FBI Language Specialist Behrooz Sarshar’s censored testimony to the Commission. The press release was prompted by recently released documents related to the interviews conducted by the 9/11 Commission published at Cryptome.org, in particular the “Memorandum for the Record” containing the Commission’s interview with Mr. Sarshar. Continue reading

World Revolution Made in the U.S. And Will Have To Be Finished in the U.S. by Finian Cunningham

by Finian Cunningham
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31 January, 2011

Mubarak out - Egypt Uprising solidarity Melbou...

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Overnight, the death toll among Egypt’s masses protesting for the overthrow of US-backed dictator Hosni Mubarak has risen to over 150 and thousands injured. With telecommunication services blacked out by the authorities (and willingly obliged by the telecoms corporations), it is hard to verify the exact casualty figures. But it is undeniable that a massacre is occurring. And it is a massacre made in the US.

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What Corruption and Force Have Wrought in Egypt by Chris Hedges

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60 Minutes: Julian Assange Interview

Julian Assange . Wikileaks

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Julian Assange, the controversial founder of WikiLeaks, speaks to Steve Kroft about the U.S. attempt to indict him on criminal charges and the torrent of criticism aimed at him for publishing classified documents. Continue reading

Egyptian masses against the U.S.-backed Mubarak regime + The Global Revolution Has Arrived

Next #Egypt protest 1 pm Sat Feb 5 @UN Plaza #...

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LeiLani Dowell, Workers World managing editor, speaking at the Workers World Forum Jan. 28, 2011 in New York.

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