Norman Finkelstein in conversation with Chris Hedges: Israel and Palestine

with Chris Hedges
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Dec. 14, 2011

Note: replaced the videos July 22, 2012.

“There’s room for everyone at the rendezvous of victory.” — Aimè Cèsaire, Caribbean poet

PalestinaLibera

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http://podcast.lannan.org

Recorded at the James A. Little Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on December 6, 2011.

Norman Finkelstein spoke about the occupation of Palestine in the context of the Arab Spring and developments regarding Palestine’s prospects for statehood and peace, Continue reading

John Pilger: The Reason for WikiLeaks – Justice

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http://vimeo.com/33834233

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One of the things that almost has never come out of the generally appalling media coverage of Julian and Wikileaks, is the REASON for Wikileaks.

It had a moral base. It was about Justice. He wrote it on the home page of the first Wikileaks. It wasn’t necessarily finally defined, but to use that expression… he nailed his colours and the colours of Wikileaks to the mast.

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We’ve had a military coup in the United States!

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Indefinite Detention

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Then They Came for Me

by Stephen F. Rohde, Esq.

First they came for the Muslims, and I didn’t speak up because I wasn’t a Muslim.

Then they came to detain immigrants indefinitely solely upon the certification of the Attorney General, and I didn’t speak up because I wasn’t an immigrant.

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Rick Rozoff: Kyrgyzstan and global war threats

by Rick Rozoff
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December 16, 2011

An enlargeable map of the Kyrgyz Republic

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December 16, 2011

Rick Rozoff of Stop NATO International joins us to discuss the scandal of the Manas Air Base, a facility in Kyrgyzstan that has been strategically important for the US in staging and transportation to supply its decade-long occupation of Afghanistan. We discuss the history of US-Kyrgyz relations, years-long rumblings from the Kyrgyz political establishment to kick the US out of Manas, its possible use as a drug-smuggling facility, and more. Continue reading

Of course, they’ll say, “It can’t happen here.” by Ed Ciaccio

by Ed Ciaccio
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December 18, 2011

TIME TO PULL THE PLUG ON KING OBAMA

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Whether or not President Obama is re-elected, here is his record, which Americans should be aware of, but most likely are not:

Obama is STILL warring on:

Afghanistan (Bagram airbase contains a Guantanamo-type indefinite-detention prison).

Iraq (Obama will have hundreds of troops guarding the world’s largest “embassy” in Baghdad, plus thousands of mercenaries will still operate in Iraq).

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The American Empire in Latin America: “Democracy” is a Threat to “National Security” by Andrew Gavin Marshall

by Andrew Gavin Marshall
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http://andrewgavinmarshall.com
Dec. 14, 2011

NOTE: This is an excerpt from a chapter in a current book-in-progress being funded through The People’s Book Project. The chapter is on the American Empire’s early implementation of its “Grand Area” designs in Latin America, as defined by the Council on Foreign Relations during World War II. The Project is currently in dire need of funding, so please donate if possible to allow progress on this book to continue.

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Hitchens vs. Hitchens – Christopher and Peter Hitchens Debate (2008)

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on Jun 15, 2011

Brothers Christopher and Peter Hitchens debate the Iraq War and religion.

April 3, 2008 – Brothers Christopher and Peter Hitchens debate the Iraq War and religion at an event organized by the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies with support from the Center for Inquiry and the Interfaith Dialogue Association.

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Patrick Bond: Climate Change and the Failure of Market Mechanisms

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on Dec 18, 2011

Patrick Bond: Carbon markets failing and Durban Green Climate Fund doomed – up to activists now

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