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American Exceptionalism: Monopoly on Democracy?

American Exceptionalism Exceptions

Image by Jagz Mario via Flickr

Dandelion Salad

Featuring Chris Hedges and Gareth Porter.

RT on Oct 14, 2013

What is American exceptionalism? Where does the US’s world monopoly on democracy come from? How does the US give itself license to do as it pleases? “Exceptionalism” is a film by RT correspondent Anissa Naouai.


Julian Assange: Edward Snowden Safe But Journalists Dealing With Him At Risk

NATO’s Worldwide Expansion in the Post-Cold World Era by Rick Rozoff

Howard Zinn: The Myth of American Exceptionalism (2005; repost)

Obama and the Usual American ‘DAM’ Exceptionalism – Delusion, Arrogance and Mendacity by Finian Cunningham

The City on the Hill: America, Exceptionalism and Redemptive Violence by Lesley Docksey

Leader of Exceptional Nation: U.S. Military Doesn’t Do Pinpricks by Rick Rozoff + Obama’s Speech + Transcript

American Exceptionalism to the Rescue by Bruce Gagnon

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11 Responses

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  4. Pretty exceptional video…

  5. Some Pentagon official or general is supposed to have once said: ‘if we don’t have an enemy, we invent one’. And the US still doesn’t get it why it is so hated around the world.

  6. ‘Monopoly on democracy’??? Democracy where??? Just because voting is allowed (and not even all) democracy doesn’t make. ‘We, the people’ has been usurped by ‘we, the corporations’ a very long time ago. Fascism…no more, no less.

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