UK Parliament Votes No: Will Syria Cut Us Down to Size? by Lesley Docksey

Syria: Stop the War march, London, 31 August 2013

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by Lesley Docksey
Writer, Dandelion Salad
England
September 2, 2013

There has been an epidemic of outrage in the United Kingdom over the last few days, most of it coming from the great and not so good.  The original cause was the alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria.  With no hard evidence as to what the attack involved and who was actually responsible, our leaders had no hesitation in blaming President Assad, and suddenly we were awash with demands for ‘intervention’, military of course, as if the West hadn’t been intervening from the start.

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Criminal Insanity of the U.S. Regime by Finian Cunningham

Syria: Stop the War march, London, 31 August 2013

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

They say absolute power corrupts absolutely. That adage applies more than ever to the president of the United States, his administration and the Wall Street flunkeys that sit in Congress.

But the corruption extends beyond the usual meaning of a dysfunctional moral compass to include the incapacity for intelligent reasoning and self-reflection. Continue reading

Jesus of Montreal (1989; English subtitles)

Jesus of Montreal

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The film centers on a group of actors in Montreal, Canada who are gathered by Daniel, an actor hired by a Roman Catholic site of pilgrimage (“le sanctuaire”) to present a Passion play in its gardens. — http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesus_of_Montreal

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