Rick Rozoff: Tenth anniversary of Afghan war and emergence of global NATO

by Rick Rozoff
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October 6, 2011

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October 6, 2011

Rick Rozoff of Stop NATO International joins us to discuss the significance of the 10th anniversary of the NATO invasion and occupation of Afghanistan.

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Sylvia Earle on the Future of the Oceans

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on Oct 5, 2011

Renowned oceanographer, explorer, and author Dr. Sylvia Earle, shares her insights with Earth Focus correspondent Miles Benson.

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That Giant Sucking Sound and East Coast Wealth: Will the U.S. Split Apart? by Cameron Salisbury

by Cameron Salisbury
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October 3, 2011

The american dream is dead

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The New York Times ran a recent article about income disparity in the U.S., this time focusing on geography.  It seems that the Atlantic corridor, centered in New York City and Washington, DC, has far and away the greatest concentration of household wealth per square mile, and has benefited also as income disparity has turned into a runaway freight train.

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Chris Hedges at Occupy DC: Either you are a rebel or a slave

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with Chris Hedges
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Oct. 9, 2011

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Anti-war Occupy DC protesters pepper sprayed at the National Air and Space Museum + Conservative Infiltrator?

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Updated: Oct. 10, 2011 added a video

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on Oct 8, 2011

Occupy Washington DC protesters were pepper sprayed at a protest at the National Air and Space Museum.

The protest was targeted against the museum’s celebration of the use of Drones, which have been used to kill scores of innocent civilians. The protest was successful, with a SWAT policeman turning away tourists, saying the museum was shut down.

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Ralph Nader: Obama is a Dictator! + Nader, Ron Paul, Kucinich Speak to Occupy Wall Street

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Updated: Oct. 12, 2011 added another video

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End the Fed… but don’t stop there! by Andrew Gavin Marshall + Could Occupy Wall Street be infiltrated by political groups?

by Andrew Gavin Marshall
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October 4, 2011

End the Federal Reserve

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In solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement, an Occupy the Fed (referring to the Federal Reserve System in the United States) has sprung up. I would just like to make a few comments related to this issue, as I think ending the Fed is very important (along with the entire central banking system), however, many who advocate an ‘end to the Fed’ often present it as a type of all-encompassing solution, as if ending the Fed will end all the problems faced by humanity at our present situation. I hope to shed some light upon this misleading notion.

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Clashes in Bahrain

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on Oct 7, 2011

A funeral march outside the Bahraini capital turned violent on Friday night as young protesters took to the main Boudaia Highway and confronted security officers who fired tear gas, sound grenades and rubber bullets.

The march, estimated by Al Jazeera’s reporter in Bahrain to number at least 10,000 at its height, memorialized Ahmed Jaber al-Qattan, a 16-year-old Shia protester killed by a bird shot blast on Thursday night.

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Flags, Circuses… But No Bread! by Philip A. Farruggio

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October 4, 2011

End the Endless Wars!

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It was a most beautiful Sunday morning that just passed, as Florida’s stifling heat was toned down a bit by Mother Nature. I took my usual fast walk, choosing our town’s city center, with its large pond and lots of shade trees. When I arrived, I realized that it was time once more for another ‘Family Days ‘weekend in Port Orange. The entire city center was transformed into a carnival, replete with rides, food vendors, craft vendors and non profits hawking whatever. It was but 10 AM on a Sunday and the place was packed! Continue reading

The ‘Getting’ of Assange And The Smearing Of A Revolution by John Pilger

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by John Pilger
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Oct. 6, 2011

Julian Assange

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The High Court in London will soon to decide whether Julian Assange is to be extradited to Sweden to face allegations of sexual misconduct. At the appeal hearing in July, Ben Emmerson QC, counsel for the defence, described the whole saga as “crazy”. Sweden’s chief prosecutor had dismissed the original arrest warrant, saying there was no case for Assange to answer. Both the women involved said they had consented to have sex. On the facts alleged, no crime would have been committed in Britain.

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Courage versus Malignancy by Rand Clifford

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October 2, 2011

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Perhaps we should begin by calling them financializers…or, swine for short? Like all elite swine, they’re so full of hubris it’s made their tails curl. Whenever there’s a major upward transfer of wealth debacle like the dot com bubble or the savings and loan scandal, they’re always nearby.

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The Threat of Warships on an ‘Island of World Peace’ by Noam Chomsky

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by Noam Chomsky
In These Times
Oct. 6, 2011

Jeju Island, 50 miles southeast of South Korea’s mainland, has been called the most idyllic place on the planet. The pristine, 706-square-mile volcanic island comprises three UNESCO World Natural Heritage sites.

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Columbus, the Indians, & Human Progress by Howard Zinn (repost)

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It’s that time of the year again. In case you missed reading this, here it is again.

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by Howard Zinn Featured Writer Dandelion Salad October 12, 2009 An excerpt from A People’s History of the United States. Arawak men and women, naked, tawny, and full of wonder, emerged from their villages onto the island’s beaches and swam out to get a closer look at the strange big boat. When Columbus and his sailors came ashore, carrying swords, speaking oddly, the Arawaks ran to greet them, brought them food, water, gifts. … Read More

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