The Russian Are Coming… Hooray! by Finian Cunningham

by Finian Cunningham
Writer, Dandelion Salad
East Africa
Crossposted from
June 2, 2013

Russian surface-to-air missile system S-300 PMU2 Favorit. Комплекс С-300 ПМУ2 Фаворит.

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Wouldn’t it be fun if we could somehow revive an average American citizen who had been frozen in a cryogenic capsule from, say, the 1950s? Then, on revival, we allow this presumably open-minded person to sample international news developments that have occurred over the intervening decades since the time he was put into deep-frozen sleep; and, more especially, recent international developments.

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Noam Chomsky: The Problem for Latin America With Drugs is the US Demand, and Supply of Arms

Noam Chomsky - hinsides statssosialismen

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with Noam Chomsky

NACLA’s 45th Anniversary Gala: Noam Chomsky

Ambre Auzanneau Jun 3, 2013

Noam Chomsky is the 2012 recipient of NACLA’s Latin America Peace and Justice Award for his ongoing commitment to social justice in the Americas. The son of Eastern European immigrants, Noam Chomsky is a professor emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a long time friend and supporter of NACLA. His book Turning the Tide: U.S. Intervention in Central America and the struggle for Peace (South End Press, 1985) helped a generation of scholars, activists, and concerned citizens think about the regions different conflicts – in El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Guatemala – as interlocking parts of a single crisis that revealed how the United States had a direct and enduring effect on political and economic policies in the hemisphere.

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Just Because America Has Been Taken Over By Mendacious Mass-Murdering Madmen Doesn’t Mean We Can’t Have A Good Time by William Blum

by William Blum
Writer, Dandelion Salad
June 5, 2013

What our presidents tell our young people

In this season of college graduations, let us pause to remember the stirring words of America’s beloved scholar, George W. Bush, speaking in Florida in 2007 at the commencement exercises of Miami Dade College:

“In Havana and other Cuban cities, there are people just like you who are attending school, and dreaming of a better life. Continue reading

The Secretive Bilderberg Conference + Bilderberg 2013: Secret Meeting Opens Press Office For 1st Time

Brussels - Saturday 31

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Who rules the world? Corporations + Government = Fascism. ~ DS

Bilderberg 2013: Behind Closed Doors

breakingtheset Jun 7, 2013

Abby Martin goes over a brief history of the Bilderberg conference, the power players in attendance at this year’s event, and talks to BTS producer, Manuel Rapalo, about the implications the secrecy surrounding the event has.

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