Warmongers of the World, Unite by John Pilger

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By John Pilger
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May 06, 2010

Staring at the vast military history section in the airport shop, I had a choice: the derring-do of psychopaths or scholarly tomes with their illicit devotion to the cult of organised killing. There was nothing I recognised from reporting war. Nothing on the spectacle of children’s limbs hanging in trees and nothing on the burden of shit in your trousers. War is a good read. War is fun. More war please.

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Bernie Sanders Full Floor Speech on Federal Reserve Transparency Amendment

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May 06, 2010 — Sen. Bernie Sanders argues for his amendment which would bring greater transparency to the Fed.

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Mother’s Day Manifesto 2010 by Eileen Fleming

Happy Mother's Day!

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May 6, 2010

The genesis of Mother’s Day in the U.S.A. began when Anna Jarvis, an Appalachian homemaker, organized a day to raise awareness of poor health conditions in her community and fifteen years later, Julia Ward Howe, a Boston poet, pacifist, suffragist, and author of the lyrics to the “Battle Hymn of the Republic,” organized a day encouraging mothers to rally for peace.

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Here Come Those Chickens Again by Cindy Sheehan

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by Cindy Sheehan
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May 6, 2010

“Chickens Coming Home to Roost:”

Proverb:

When one has to face the consequences of mistakes or bad deeds.

As soon as I heard that Pakistani-American, Faisal Shahzad, was arrested for the so-called, “Times Square” attempted bombing (where an abandoned SUV filled with potential explosives was found in Times Square last weekend), my first thought was: “Those chickens are coming back to roost, again.”

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Greg Palast: How The IMF Set-Up Iceland & Greece + BP’s Inferno in the Gulf of Mexico

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6 May, 2010

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May 04, 2010 — Alex talks with New York Times-bestselling author and a journalist for the British Broadcasting Corporation as well as the British newspaper The Observer, Greg Palast. Beginning in the 1970s, having earned his degree in finance studying under Milton Friedman and free-trade luminaries, Palast went on to challenge their vision of a New Global Order, working for the United Steelworkers of America, the Enron workers’ coalition in Latin America and consumer and environmental groups worldwide.

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