Updated: Oct. 1, 2011
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democracynow on Sep 30, 2011
www. DemocracyNow.org – The United States has confirmed the killing of the radical Yemeni-American cleric, Anwar al-Awlaki, in northern Yemen. The Obama administration says Al-Awlaki is one of the most influential al-Qaeda operatives on its ‘most wanted’ list. In response to news of al-Awlaki’s death, constitutional scholar Glenn Greenwald and others argue the assassination of U.S. citizens without due process has now has become a reality. Continue reading
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Updated: added 2 more videos and an article by Ralph Nader.
strugglevideomedia on Sep 27, 2011
Part of the national day of action to defend the Postal Service from privatizers. Rally in Bridgeport CT Sept. 26, 2011. Charles Page speaks after march by several score postal workers and supporters.
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Tagged Activism - Protests - Boycotts, Cenk Uygur, Charles Page, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Wall Street on Dandelion Salad, Post Office, Ralph Nader
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The Daily Show
Ron Paul believes that spreading his economic and political message is the only way to keep broadening his base of enthusiastic supporters.
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WilliamsCollege on Sep 22, 2011
On September 15, 2011, Noam Chomsky shared remarks on the pitfalls of humanitarian intervention with the Williams College community. A prominent American public intellectual and activist, Chomsky has written and lectured extensively on linguistics, philosophy, intellectual history, international affairs, and foreign policy.
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Tagged Cold War, Human Rights on Dandelion Salad, Noam Chomsky, Noam Chomsky on Dandelion Salad
by Ralph Nader
The Nader Page
Sept. 26, 2011
The fast developing predator drone technology, officially called unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs, is becoming so dominant and so beyond any restraining framework of law or ethics, that its use by the U.S. government around the world may invite a horrific blowback.
First some background. The Pentagon has about 7,000 aerial drones. Ten years ago there were less than 50. Continue reading
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Tagged drones, Meet the new boss the same as the old boss, Pakistan on Dandelion Salad, Ralph Nader
by Rick Rozoff
Stop NATO-Opposition to global militarism
September 25, 2011
September 24, 2011
Interview with Rick Rozoff, Manager for Stop NATO, Chicago
An analyst believes the actions of the US “kill team” charged with murdering Afghan civilians for sport is not isolated, but part of a systemic military mindset
Press TV talks with Rick Rozoff, manager of Stop NATO in Chicago, about the mindset of the US military leadership and U.S. government indiscretion that is cultivating a carte blanche impunity toward the value of the lives of the civilians of Afghanistan and Iraq. Continue reading
By J. Brett Whitesell
Come The Revolution
Sept. 22, 2011
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When we were kids living in the city we would walk around for hours solving all the world’s problems. One day we decided to patrol another neighborhood we hadn’t seen for sometime, and found a huge construction site. We ran down to find what looked like a fifty-foot plywood wall surrounding the entire city block. You could hear the incredible amount of noise on the other side and a gigantic crane with a ball on the end that we knew could only be for one purpose, to tear something down. We had to see in. We ran around the block until we found an open knothole in the plywood, everyone took turns looking into the site.
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GlobalResearchTV on Sep 22, 2011
Spread Professor Chris Busby’s message about Japan and the nuclear industry’s intentional coverup of Fukushima radioactive problem, how Japan is trucking tons of radioactive waste to south Japan, etc. Prof. Busby has been working on making supplements that block some of the radioactive nucleotides from attaching themselves to the DNA.
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Tagged Activism - Protests - Boycotts, cancer, children, Chris Busby, Fukushima, Japan 3.11.11 Earthquake Tsunami Disaster, nuclear power
by Rand Clifford
September 20, 2011
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An innocent bystander exposed to mainstream corporate media (CorpoMedia) during the lead-up to 9/11/11 would likely conclude that an overwhelming majority of Americans believe that nineteen Arab boys armed with box cutters achieved the horrendous destruction of 9/11/01 despite the best efforts of the entire American security apparatus.
Innocent faith in the dignity of American leadership might shield the bystander from knowing that, despite successful suicide missions, many of those Arab boys are alive and well.(1) Continue reading
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by John Pilger
September 21, 2011
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Looking for a bookshop that was no longer there, I walked instead into a labyrinth designed as a trap. Leaving became an allusion, rather like Alice once she had stepped through the Looking Glass. Walls of glass curved into concentric circles as one “store” merged into another: Armani Exchange with Dinki Di Pies. Exits led to gauntlets of more “offers” and “exciting options”. Seeking a guide, I bought a lousy pair of sunglasses: anything to get out. It was a vision of hell. It was a Westfield mega mall.
by Chris Hedges
Sept. 26, 2011
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It is 6 a.m. in the parking lot outside the La Fiesta supermarket in Immokalee, Fla. Rodrigo Ortiz, a 26-year-old farmworker, waits forlornly in the half light for work in the tomato fields. White-painted school buses with logos such as “P. Cardenas Harvesting” are slowly filling with fieldworkers. Knots of men and a few women, speaking softly in Spanish and Creole, are clustered on the asphalt or seated at a few picnic tables waiting for crew leaders to herd them onto the buses, some of which will travel two hours to fields. Continue reading
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