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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

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.

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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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Nov 30, 2012 by

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
Featured Writer
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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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Gareth Porter: Hamas Has Been Willing to Negotiate a Peace Deal Based on ’67 Borders

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with Gareth Porter
Featured Writer
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Nov. 22, 2012

Nov 22, 2012 by

Gareth Porter: Hamas proposed talks several times that were rejected by Israel.
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Ceasefire: Egypt Manages the Crisis; More US Arms for Israel

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TheRealNews Nov 21, 2012

Vijay Prashad: Egypt brokers Gaza crisis working with US; Palestinians won’t give up their struggle; There will be no accountability for Israel’s illegal war.
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Legalize ALL Drugs! End the “War on Drugs”

Cops Say "Legalize Drugs"

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This is another war that I would like to see ended.

Nov 12, 2012 by

Stephen Downing, a retired deputy chief of police for the Los Angeles Police Department and Terry Nelson, retired from Department of Homeland Security on why they support treating addiction as a health problem and are for the total legalization of drugs.
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Israel Escalates Assault On Gaza Strip + Harry Fear: No One’s Safe, Civilians Terrified of War Threat

Israel your greed isn't worth our children's lives

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Israel Escalates Assault On Gaza Strip after Assassination Of Top Hamas Commander

Nov 15, 2012 by

Jihan Hafiz reports on the on-going military action in Gaza

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Ralph Nader: Where Do We Go From Here? Unite On Populist Policies

ANSWER Coalition Peace March on the Pentagon

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with Ralph Nader

Nov 7, 2012 by

Ralph Nader: Time for a broad coalition to push Congress towards policy that most Americans can agree. Continue reading

Election Results and News Coverage and Commentary via the Internet

Election 2012 button

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Turn off your TV.

Commentary, results, and news via the Internet.

Live:

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Chris Hedges: We Have Undergone A Corporate Coup D’état In Slow Motion

Save democracy fight corporate fascism

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with Chris Hedges
Featured Writer
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October 3, 2012

Oct 2, 2012 by

Chris Hedges: The system has not been able to respond in a rational way, the way the Roosevelt administration responded rationally through the New Deal. And because of that, we’re in deep, deep trouble. So I think all of our hope now has to be invested in acts of civil disobedience. Continue reading

Chris Hedges: NDAA: It expands the power of the executive branch beyond anything we have seen

NDAA (National Defense Authorization Act)

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with Chris Hedges
Featured Writer
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September 28, 2012

Sep 28, 2012 by TheRealNews

Chris Hedges: We filed our lawsuit because this legislation threatens basic democratic rights allowing for indefinite military detention to repress domestic protest.

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