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Michael Ratner: Obama Orders Assassinations with No Oversight

GTMO: Obama's Forever Prison

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TheRealNews·Jan 5, 2013

Michael Ratner: Obama continues model of Presidential fiat, Congressional fiat, no due process, no trials, and indefinite detention.

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Gaza Uncut: Another Year of War and Siege + Gaza Struggles to Cope with Psychological Trauma

Gaza Shifa Hospital, November 20, 2012.

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TheRealNews·Dec 31, 2012

Four years ago, Palestinians in Gaza ended the year in a similar way. Following a cease-fire after the last war in November, Israel violated terms of the truce numerous times and on a daily basis. Gaza also remains under Israeli siege, making life more difficult.

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Bahrain: The Forgotten Uprising + Is Bahrain On The Brink Of Another Bloody Revolution?

Procession begins

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TheRealNews·Dec 27, 2012

Reese Erlich: The uprising against monarchy grows more intense, mostly ignored by Western media.

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Psychological Warfare in Palestine–Gaza’s Children Haunted by Nightmare of War

Gaza

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TheRealNews·Dec 22, 2012

UNICEF report indicates vast majority of Gaza’s children are struggling to cope with war trauma and PTSD. This is the first of a two part series on the psychological toll the war and siege has taken on Gaza’s most vulnerable population. TRNN explores the Oum el Qurra school in the Tar el Hawa neighborhood in Gaza city where many of the students were still being pulled out of class for counseling one month after Israel’s eight day assault.

Mental health workers, psychologists and therapists are overwhelmed by lack of resources. The second part will explore what methods are being used to treat, rehabilitate and recover children and adults from war trauma.

Ahmed Deeb and Nosier Abdullah contributed to this report.

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Journalists targeted in Israeli attack–International War Crime

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This video may contain images depicting the reality and horror of war/violence and should only be viewed by a mature audience.

An injured journalist from Al Aqusa TV, Gaza

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TheRealNews·Dec 7, 2012

This report contains graphic scenes.
Viewer discretion is advised.
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Michael Ratner: Bradley Manning Testifies About His Torture

Hero, Bradley Manning

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Michael Ratner: Manning describes cruel and unusual punishment; offers to plea to lesser charges.

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Michael Hudson: Fiscal Cliff An Artificial Crisis

Capitalism isn't working..

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Updated: added the transcript

with Michael Hudson
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http://michael-hudson.com
November 24, 2012

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Michael Hudson: Fiscal cliff was manufactured to shift more of the burden of the crisis onto ordinary people.

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