The Sociocide of Iraq by Bush/Cheney, by Ralph Nader

Fighting on Blood

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by Ralph Nader
The Nader Page
March 21, 2013

Ten years ago George W. Bush and Dick Cheney, as war criminals, launched the sociocide of the people of Iraq – replete with embedded television and newspaper reporters chronicling the invasion through the Bush lens. That illegal war of aggression was, of course, based on recognized lies, propaganda and cover-ups that duped or co-opted leading news institutions such as the New York Times and the Washington Post.

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Noam Chomsky–2013 Annual Edward Said Memorial Lecture: Violence and Dignity–Reflections on the Middle East

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Updated: Added the Q&A

with Noam Chomsky


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On Wall Street by Ed Ciaccio

by Ed Ciaccio
Writer, Dandelion Salad
March 22, 2013

New York - "GREED STREET or Wall Street"

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(to the tune of “On Broadway” by Barry Mann, Mike Stoller, Jerry Leiber & Cynthia Weil)

They say there’s profit to be made on Wall Street (on Wall Street).
That’s what the banksters & fraudsters, they all say (on Wall Street).
But when their schemes and bubbles burst,
It’s always us who get hurt the worst,
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A Safe and a Shotgun or Public Sector Banks? The Battle of Cyprus by Ellen Brown

by Ellen Brown
Writer, Dandelion Salad
March 21, 2013


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If these worries become really serious, . . . [s]mall savers will take their money out of banks and resort to household safes and a shotgun.

Martin Hutchinson on the attempted EU raid on deposits in Cyprus banks

The deposit confiscation scheme has long been in the making.  US depositors could be next . . . .

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