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The American imperial system incorporates much more than supporting the occasional coup or undertaking the occasional war. Coups, wars, assassinations and other forms of overt and covert violence and destabilization, while relatively common and consistent for the United States – compared to other major powers – are secondary to the general maintenance of a system of imperial patronage. Continue reading
Many giant profitable U.S. corporations are increasingly abandoning America while draining it at the same time.
General Electric, for example, has paid no federal income taxes for a decade while becoming a net job exporter and fighting its hard-pressed workers who want collective bargaining through unions like the United Electrical Workers Union (UE). GE’s boss, Jeffrey Immelt, makes about $12,400 an hour on an 8-hour day, plus benefits and perks, presiding over this global corporate empire.
with Noam Chomsky
ICPalestinianSoc·Mar 29, 2013
Imperial College Palestinian Society was privileged to play host to one of the greatest names of our times, Professor Noam Chomsky. The subject was Palestine & US Policy.
Professor Noam Chomsky is an Institute Professor and Emeritus Professor in the department of linguistics and philosophy at MIT. He is also an influential figure in the fields of computer science, mathematics and psychology, and as many of you will know, is also well-known for his critique of US foreign policy, state capitalism and mainstream news media.
Repost, in case you missed it.
This video may contain images depicting the reality and horror of war/violence and should only be viewed by a mature audience.
DerrickCCrowe – April 04, 2010
In his weekly address, President Obama strangely introduces a war theme into a message ostensibly about a holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ…y’know, the Prince of Peace.
Mr. President, Easter has nothing to do with war. Please stop trying to make Jesus fit with your outlook on war and international relations. You just cheapen both.