Finian Cunningham: The cover-up of the assassination of Osama Bin Laden and Navy SEALs’ deaths

with Finian Cunningham
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9 August, 2011

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Me and Piers Morgan: Hacked and Attacked by Greg Palast

by Greg Palast
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August 9, 2011

How Morgan’s Fabricated Story Almost Ruined This Reporter

I am not surprised that Piers Morgan has been outed for hacking phones (listening, in one case, to personal messages between Heather Mills and Paul McCartney). I learned about the creepy antics of this one-man TV-host crime spree the hard way: as a victim of his crime-and-slime form of “journalism.”

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A Society In Denial Of The Burning Issues by Finian Cunningham

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by Finian Cunningham
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9 August, 2011

Britain saw its third consecutive night of widespread burning of properties and looting as riot police failed to contain gangs of masked youths marauding several parts of the capital, London.

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“Libya recognizes London rebels as legitimate government of UK” + London’s Burning

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Inside Story – London’s burning

 on Aug 9, 2011

Just what are Londoners rioting about?

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Noam Chomsky: Two Major Crises Looming: Nuclear War and Global Warming

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Chomsky at the World Social Forum (Porto Alegre) in 2003 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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 on Aug 8, 2011

Discussion at Professor Chomsky’s office on July 28, 2011.

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Congressional Tea Party Downgrades America by Ralph Nader

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by Ralph Nader
The Nader Page
Aug. 8, 2011

The Boston Tea Party in December 1773 threw the East India Company’s tea overboard. The Republican Tea Party in August 2011 threw America overboard.

Only in Congress, with its rules for minority rule, can a minority of the Republican Party in the House of Representatives impose its havoc on the American people there, then on the Senate side and on Obama

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The Use of “Toxic Terror” in Collective Punishment by Finian Cunningham + Bahrainis fight torture with hunger strike

by Finian Cunningham
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6 August, 2011

After more than five months of popular opposition to its autocratic rule, the US and British-backed unelected monarchy in Bahrain is deploying a new tactic of repression – toxic terror.

Unable to thwart widespread calls for democratic freedom, the Western-backed Bahraini dictatorship is targeting vulnerable civilians – the young, elderly and infirmed – in a bid to crush the pro-democracy movement.

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Where Have Libya’s Children Gone? by Franklin Lamb

by Franklin Lamb
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Tripoli, Libya
August 8, 2011

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The quality of life continues to degrade in certain areas of western Libya while public anxiety noticeably rises over missing Libyan children as the first week of an unusually stressful Ramadan passes.

The shortage of gasoline has become acute and despite government efforts to curtail price gouging, one taxi driver told this observer yesterday that while the usual price of ‘benzene’ was five liters (one gallon) for $.40 (forty US cents) he is now having to pay as much as “4 dinars for one liter of petrol!” Continue reading