Dreams and Dignity by Hakim

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June 8, 2011

Dear friends,

Gandhi had said, ‘Proneness to exaggerate, to suppress or modify the truth, wittingly or unwittingly, is a natural weakness of man and silence is necessary in order to surmount it.”

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Art Katz: Israel, The Suffering Servant


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Israel’s murderous violence by Eric Ruder + Trapped in Gaza

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by Eric Ruder
June 8, 2011

Eric Ruder reports on the latest Israeli assault on unarmed protesters as the spirit of the Arab Spring spreads through Palestine and beyond.

ISRAELI TROOPS killed 23 unarmed demonstrators and wounded 350 more on the border with Syria June 5 as the protesters marched on the fortified fence separating Syria from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. Continue reading

Is the Media Catching Up with the Turkish Imam’s US Operations? by Sibel Edmonds

by Sibel Edmonds
Featured Writer
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Originally published by Boiling Frogs Post
June 8, 2011

For the last two years I have been pounding on Imam Fethullah Gulen’s web of organizations and his charter schools empire in the US. For years I have been marveling about the consistent media blackout on the Turkish Imam Fethullah Gulen’s past and present nefarious activities and highly suspicious partnerships with various US government agencies and elected officials. And of course for almost two years I have been writing and discussing Gulen with you over here at Boiling Frogs Post. Now the New York Times appears to be catching up; Continue reading

Bill Moyers: Democracy Should Be a Brake on Unbridled Greed and Power

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Democracy Now!
June 8, 2011

Corporate Greed

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In a Democracy Now! special broadcast, we are joined by legendary journalist Bill Moyers, a founding organizer of the Peace Corps, press secretary for President Lyndon Johnson, a publisher of Newsday, and senior correspondent for CBS News. Public television is where he has made his home, producing many groundbreaking shows and winning more than 30 Emmy Awards.

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Kucinich Announces Blueprint for Libyan Peace Plan

US Out of Libya

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by Congressman Dennis J. Kucinich
Washington, Jun 7, 2011

Libyan Peace Must be Based on National Unity, Not Domination

Congressman Dennis Kucinich, whose pivotal involvement in the House of Representatives has resulted in bi-partisan efforts to impose Constitutional restraints upon the President’s exercise of war power in Libya, today put forth an 11 point plan for peace with the intention of beginning a discussion among the diplomatic community and interested parties. Continue reading