Syria’s Civilian Suffering – Western Imperialism Resorts to Medieval Barbarity by Finian Cunningham

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by Finian Cunningham
Writer, Dandelion Salad
East Africa
Crossposted from
April 14, 2013

The human suffering in Syria, which has escalated from crisis to disaster over the past two years, is the nefarious work of Western governments and their regional allies.

It is a simple, provable, glaringly obvious truth. Yet, the thought-control Western mainstream media manage to somehow turn reality on its head, and make a virtue out of something vile and unspeakably villainous.

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Iran Represents A Deathblow To US Global Hegemony by Finian Cunningham

by Finian Cunningham
Writer, Dandelion Salad
East Africa
Crossposted from PressTV
April 12, 2013

Don't attack Iran

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The United States of America has become a byword for war. No other nation state has started as many wars or conflicts in modern times than the USA – the United States of Armageddon.

Beneath the Western media façade of “unpredictable” and “aggressive” North Korea, the real source of conflict in the present round of war tensions on the Korean Peninsula is the US. Washington is presented as a restraining, defensive force. But, in reality, the dangerous nuclear stand-off has to be seen in the context of Washington’s historical drive for war and hegemony in every corner of the world.

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Michael Hudson: Obama’s “Cat Food” Social Security Reform

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by Michael Hudson
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Apr 11, 2013

TheRealNews on Apr 11, 2013

Michael Hudson: Obama’s “bargain” on social security reform will push more retirees into poverty in exchange for a minor increase in high end income tax – a class that receives most revenue from capital gains.

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Weaponized Food–Do We Need a Striped Eggplant? by Joseph Natoli

by Joseph Natoli
Writer, Dandelion Salad
April 10, 2013

An Organic Eggplant

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Gulliver’s Travels in Food, Farming & Cuisine: Chronicle Three

Over the years I’ve remarked that what Americans do to food is not just growing, cooking and eating it but what I call “weaponizing” it.

This is done not in the service of feeding an increasing multitude but in the service of an array of reasons I list as if they sprang from Pandora’s Box:

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Richard Wolff VS Joseph Minarik: Debate on Social Security

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TheRealNews – Apr 13, 2013

Joseph Minarik (former chief economist of the Office of Management and Budget for eight years during the Clinton Administration) and economist Richard Wolff take on President Obama’s proposed changes to Social Security.

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