The US Arrogance Stirs Me by Bruce Gagnon

by Bruce Gagnon
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Organizing Notes
February 27, 2014

I watched the mainstream national news last night at 6:30 pm. I did a lot of raging at the TV. One of the networks led off with the story about Russia holding war games inside their own country, near the Ukrainian border. The White House and Secretary of State John Kerry issued stern warnings to Russia about not trying to “interfere” with the current balkanization of the Ukraine. In Crimea, riots between pro-EU and pro-Russian citizens broke out. The Russian Navy has their Black Sea base in Crimea.

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Zainab Alkhawaja: We’re living in a country where the criminals are the most powerful people

Dandelion Salad

democracynow on Feb 28, 2014


Image by Al Jazeera English via Flickr

democracynow – We go to Bahrain to speak with human rights activist Zainab Alkhawaja, just after she was released from prison by the Bahraini government. “One year in prison is nothing,” Alkhawaja says of her time behind bars. “Because it’s nothing compared to what we’re willing to sacrifice for our goals, for democracy in our country.” Continue reading

Gareth Porter: US and Iran Send Positive Signals — Saudis and Israelis Not Pleased + Resolving Nuclear Arms Claims Hinges on Iran’s Demand for Documents

with Gareth Porter
Writer, Dandelion Salad
February 27, 2014

TheRealNews on Feb 27, 2014

Gareth Porter: Very contentious issues remain in Iran nuclear negotiations.  Continue reading