President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s Interview on CNN Sept. 24, 2012

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Benghazi Attack and The NATO Cover-up by Finian Cunningham and Mark Robertson

by Finian Cunningham and Mark Robertson
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East Africa
Crossposted from www.presstv.com
September 21, 2012

U.S. Out of Libya

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The NATO powers and the bureaucrats they installed in Libya want you to think that all 5.6 million Libyans are happy that NATO and its proxy terrorists destroyed Libya, whose standard of living had been Africa’s highest under Gaddafi.

They want you to think that NATO brought “freedom and democracy” to Libya, not chaos and death.

They want you to think that there is no Green Resistance to the NATO imperialists or NATO’s Islamist allies in Benghazi.

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Michael Hudson: Modern Money and Public Purpose 1: The Historical Evolution of Money and Debt

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by Michael Hudson
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http://michael-hudson.com
September 23, 2012

Here is the recording of the presentation I gave at the Modern Money and Public Purpose seminar recently. My delivery begins at the 43 minute mark. I highly recommend Randy’s presentation beforehand.

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Moderator: William V. Harris, William R. Shepherd Professor of History and Director, Center for the Ancient Mediterranean, Columbia University

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Wake Up: Reject the Two-Party Plutocracy by Joel S. Hirschhorn + Gary Johnson: Let’s End The Growing Police State

by Joel S. Hirschhorn
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www.foavc.org
September 21, 2012

Here we go again.  Millions of Americans will soon vote for either the Republican or Democratic presidential candidate not because they deeply believe that he is absolutely the best possible president the country needs and can have.  No, they will know that they are compromising and choosing the lesser of two evils, mainly because most people know that both major parties and their candidates stink.  The lesser evil is still a loser.

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The CEB Story: The Liberator — Open Source Brick Press

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OSE's open source compressed earth brick press

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This story traces the evolution of the Liberator, OSE’s open source compressed earth brick press, from 2007 to 2012. If you’re interested in our CEB press, you can find our information and designs at opensourceecology.org/

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Apartheid never died in South Africa. It inspired a world order upheld by force and illusion by John Pilger

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By John Pilger
Global Research
http://johnpilger.com
September 20, 2012

Township Life

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The murder of 34 miners by the South African police, most of them shot in the back, puts paid to the illusion of post-apartheid democracy and illuminates the new worldwide apartheid of which South Africa is both an historic and contemporary model.

In 1894, long before the infamous Afrikaans word foretold “separate development” for the majority people of South Africa, an Englishman, Cecil John Rhodes, oversaw the Glen Grey Act in what was then the Cape Colony. This was designed to force blacks from agriculture into an army of cheap labour, principally for the mining of newly discovered gold and other precious minerals. Continue reading

Michael Hudson: QE3 Another Fed Give Away to the Banks

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Updated: Sept. 25, 2012 added transcript

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http://michael-hudson.com
September 23, 2012

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Michael Hudson: Shoveling money to the banks not meant to create jobs, it’s a way to give banks even more speculative capital and prepare them for another meltdown.

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The “Surge” is Over. The War is Not by Dennis Kucinich

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by Dennis Kucinich
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 21, 2012)

Chicago Anti-War Protest

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Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today released the following statement following the announcement that the “surge” in Afghanistan has ended. In 2009, 33,000 additional troops were deployed to Afghanistan. Today, troop deployment levels have returned to the pre-“surge” levels. Sixty-eight thousand brave men and women continue to put their lives on the line.

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John Pilger: Apartheid Did Not Die (1998)

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With John Pilger

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John Pilger was banned from South Africa for his reporting during the apartheid era. On his return thirty years later with Alan Lowery, he describes the extraordinary generosity of a liberated people, but asks who are the true beneficiaries of a democracy – the black majority or the white minority? Won the Gold Award in the category of ‘Film & Video Production: Political/International Issues’, Worldfest-Flagstaff, 1998; Certificate for Creative Excellence (third place), U.S. International Film & Video Festival, Elmhurst, Illinois, 1999.

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“The 15% Solution,” Serialization, 29th Installment: Appendix IV: “On Morality and the Uses of the Law,” Dino Louis 1992

Note: The Preface and Chapters One through Twenty can be found here: The 15% Solution

by Jonathan Westminster, Ph.D. aka Steven Jonas, MD, MPH
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crossposted on TPJmagazine.us
September 22, 2012

Morality

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This is the twenty-ninth installment of the serialization of a book entitled The 15% Solution: A Political History of American Fascism, 2001-2022.  Herein you will find Appendix IV.  This Appendix, purportedly written by the 20th century political analyst, (the fictional) “Dino Lewis” presents a comparison of the Religious Fundamentalist and he Jeffersonian/civil-libertarian positions on the subject: “Morality and the Uses of the Law. It is certainly fully relevant to the United States and what we might face in a future governed fully by the Republican Religious Right.

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Why QE3 Won’t Jumpstart the Economy by Ellen Brown

by Ellen Brown
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webofdebt.com
Sept. 21, 2012

Untitled Project: DOLLAR STORE

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The economy could use a good dose of “aggregate demand”—new spending money in the pockets of consumers—but QE3 won’t do it.  Neither will it trigger the dreaded hyperinflation.  In fact, it won’t do much at all.  There are better alternatives.

The Fed’s announcement on September 13, 2012, that it was embarking on a third round of quantitative easing has brought the “sound money” crew out in force, pumping out articles with frighting titles such as “QE3 Will Unleash’ Economic Horror’ On The Human Race.”  Continue reading

Max Keiser: Mike Ruppert: Peak Oil and The End of Our Industrial Civilization

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Sep 22, 2012 by PressTVGlobalNews

In this edition of the show Max interviews Mike Ruppert from collapsenet.com. He talks about the decline of the American empire at the end of the age of oil. Mike Ruppert is an American author, a former Los Angeles Police Department officer, and investigative journalist and peak oil advocate.

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Not A Gaffe, But The Real Romney by Ralph Nader + Whose Taxes Would Mitt Romney Raise?

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by Ralph Nader
The Nader Page
Sept. 20, 2012

The future of American elections

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There was something missing from the release of a tape showing Mitt Romney pandering to fat cats in Boca Raton, Florida with these very inflammatory words: “There are 47 percent who are with him, (Obama) who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe the government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you name it. These are people who pay no income tax.” Romney said his job “is not to worry about those people.”

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