Lee Camp: What You Don’t Know About The #NSA Spying Scandal (with Chris Hedges) #NDAA

Restore the Fourth march on Market St on Fourth of July

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

LeeCamp2 on Sep 26, 2013

Are we living in a time of inverted totalitarianism? Pulitzer prize-winning author Chris Hedges tells me we are in this first episode of the Moment of Clarity Show – SEASON TWO! This episode was made possible by Coalition Films and our generous Kickstarter supporters!

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Proof of Obama’s Cheap Words: Bahrain by Finian Cunningham

by Finian Cunningham
Writer, Dandelion Salad
East Africa
Crossposted from PressTV
September 25, 2013

Procession begins

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Addressing the United Nations General Assembly in New York this week, President Barack Obama delivered his usual barrage of myth and mendacity concerning the role of the US in the world.

Some commentators have since swooned at the possibility of dialogue between Iran and US and a new era of diplomacy – all because of a few positive-sounding words uttered by the American president.

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Howard Zinn: The Myth of American Exceptionalism (2005; repost)

by Howard Zinn
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Originally posted June 9, 2010
September 26, 2013

March 14, 2005

Howard Zinn

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Running Time: 1:32:02

Americans have long embraced a notion of superiority, claims Howard Zinn. Governor Winthrop of the Massachusetts Bay Colony described establishing “a city on a hill,” to serve the world as a beacon of liberty. So far, so good. But driving this sense of destiny, says Zinn, was an assumption of divine agency—“an association between what the government does and what God approves of.” Continue reading