Glenn Greenwald: Why Collecting Metadata is More Intrusive Than Reading Emails or Listening to Phone Calls + Q&A

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Henrik Alexandersson on Dec 18, 2013

Journalist and keeper of the Snowden files Glenn Greenwald at EP LIBE #EPinquiry 18 December 2013.

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Michael Hudson: Trade Advantage Replaced by Rent Extraction

Capitalism Isn't Working

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by Michael Hudson
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December 17, 2013

I was interviewed on the Renegade Economists radio/ podcast entitled Crony Competition on the road to Unearned Income: Prof Michael Hudson gives a wrap on the economics of 2013 as we discuss Detroit, Iceland, Madoff, Marx and Blackstone Capital.

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The Strategic Importance and Location of the Ukraine Makes it a Prime Assault Path on Russia by Finian Cunningham

by Finian Cunningham
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East Africa
Crossposted from Strategic Culture Foundation
December 16, 2013

Picture this: top aides of Russian President Vladimir Putin, along with Chinese and Iranian leaders Xi Xiping and Hassan Rouhani, are dispatched from their respective countries to join with anti-austerity protesters in New York, London, Paris or Brussels. These foreign dignitaries then go on to make public statements endorsing the violent occupation of government buildings on Washington’s Capitol Hill and the other Western capitals.

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Ralph Nader: McCarthyism Made Us Veer Away From a Systemic Doctrine for Change

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with Ralph Nader

TheRealNews on Dec 18, 2013

On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Ralph Nader says McCarthy’s reign of terror made people seek more empirical change, we went after auto companies – no “ism” there.  Continue reading