Noam Chomsky: Latin America-There is an Alternative for Democracy and Freedom, Europe-On a Suicidal Course

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with Noam Chomsky

LeftTalks Jun 8, 2013

A Message From Noam Chomsky To The Alter Summit In Greece.

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“Blood Strawberries” in Greece by Ariel Ky

by Ariel Ky
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Peacevisionary’s Blog
April 29, 2013


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“Blood Strawberries”: A Roundup of Media Reporting on Bangladeshi Workers Being Shot by Foremen in Greece When They Demanded Back Wages

At the village of Nea Manolada, a farming area west of Athens where thousands of migrant workers are employed, there is a history of exploiting migrants, but nothing like the Greek tragedy that occurred there April 17 when 29 Bangladeshi workers were shot by three foremen with two shotguns and a handgun. A photo of one of the victims showed him with bloody bandages over his groin, which leads one to believe that these foremen were vicious.

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The Stimulator: The End of THEIR World

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Nov 30, 2012 by

1. Pajama Jammy Jam
2. Egypt’s Re-Revolution
3. NATO 5
4. Molotovs for Alex
5. Spain’s anti-video ninja laws
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Why They Strike

#workers #unite in #solidarity with striking people around #europe// #14n #strike #fightback #fuck #troika #hueglageneral #spain #greece #portugal #italy #amm

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Alan Akrivos explains the issues in the huge strikes by Greek, Italian, Portuguese and Latin American workers. Nov. 14, 2012 in New York City.
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The Stimulator: Ride the Taco

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Nov 4, 2012 by

So on tap this week:

1. Ride the Taco
2. Romney and Obama’s climate silence
3. Chinese Resistance to Civilization
4. You are not in Mexico S.A.

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Michael Hudson on the Keiser Report: The Takeover of the Banking System by the Wall Street Mafia

with Michael Hudson
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
October 4, 2012

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In this episode, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert bring a bankster rat onto set to discuss the civil suit against JP Morgan’s mortgage fraud. We revisit episode 97 of the Keiser Report on which journalist Teri Buhl had first warned you about the residential mortgage back security fraud issue on JP Morgan’s balance sheet – thanks to their purchase of Bear Stearns.

In the second half of the show, Max Keiser talks to Dr. Michael Hudson, author of The Bubble and Beyond: Fictitious Capital, Debt Deflation and Global Crisis, about Timothy Geithner’s role in facilitating the takeover of the banking system by the Wall Street mafia and about the oligarchic counter revolution against democracy in Europe. Continue reading

The Road Ahead Is Not An Easy One — Europe 2012 by Gaither Stewart

by Gaither Stewart
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
Rome, Italy
August 27, 2012

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The Rome Radical Left daily, Il Manifesto, recently headed a recent article about European politics (which I have summarized here) with the name of Emile Roemer. The 50-year old Roemer is the leader of Holland’s leftwing Socialist Party (SP), a man almost unknown in much of Europe even though today he is the most popular politician in The Netherlands and favored to win national elections on September 12. A Socialist victory there would represent a major electoral turn-about in The Netherlands. The sudden rise in popularity of the leftwing Socialists in Holland is attributed to the left’s opposition to the rightwing government’s proposal for austerity policies calling for a 13 billion euro budget cut in order to reduce the national deficit to less than 3% of the GDP, as per the Fiscal Compact decided and imposed on European Union members by the non-elected technocrats of the EU in nearby Brussels…

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Greek Pro-Bailout Party Wins Most Seats as Majority Reject the Deal + What Did the Greek Elections Decide?

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Updated: June 18, 2012

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Dimitri Lascaris: New Democracy win a hollow victory as majority of Greeks reject austerity and underlying problems remain unsolved

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The Stimulator: Golden Dawn’s ultra-violence

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Jun 13, 2012 by

This Week:

1. Greek anarchists in Prague?
2. Golden Dawn’s Dark hour
3. Immigrants invade Athens’ streets
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Greece and the Euro: Time for a Divorce? by Ellen Brown

by Ellen Brown
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
June 6, 2012

The problem is all inside your head she said to me
The answer is easy if you take it logically
I’d like to help you in your struggle to be free
There must be fifty ways to leave your lover.

–Lyrics by Paul Simon

The Euro appears to be a marriage of incompatible partners. A June 1st article in the UK Telegraph titled “Why Europe’s Love Affair with the European Project Is Ending” reported that two-thirds of 9,000 respondents thought that having the euro as their single currency was a mistake.

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The Greek Affair by Gaither Stewart + Syriza

by Gaither Stewart
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
Rome, Italy
May 23, 2012

Symbol of the Crisis of the European Union or Paradigm of Europe’s Salvation

It is an ironic twist of history that Greece, the cradle of Western culture, today, 2500 years after the acme of Hellenic glory, appears on the stage of history in the best of cases as victim, and in the worst, as the symbol of the threat to the collapse of the West European society.

SYRIZA, an acronym signifying “Coalition of the Radical Left”, is favored to win upcoming re-elections following the inconclusive elections held last May 6. Today’s ungovernable and crisis-ridden Greece is shaking the foundation of the European Union. Continue reading

Perils of the Global Economy by Ralph Nader

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By Ralph Nader
The Nader Page
March 15, 2012

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For months now our stocks have gone up and down due to various concerns, but none more recurrent than concerns about the financial crisis in Greece. Morning after morning, New York City based casino capitalists trade with Greece and the latest rumors from Western Europe on their minds.

What will affluent Germany do to bail out the collapsing, debt-ridden country of Greece? Will France go along with those plans? Will the massive injection of liquidity by the European Central Bank help the banks to behave in ways that help Greece, among other countries? Day after trading day, the U.S.

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How Greece Could Take Down Wall Street by Ellen Brown

by Ellen Brown
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
February 20, 2012

The Rape of Greece by ECB, EU and IMF

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In an article titled “Still No End to ‘Too Big to Fail,’” William Greider wrote in The Nation on February 15th:

Financial market cynics have assumed all along that Dodd-Frank did not end “too big to fail” but instead created a charmed circle of protected banks labeled “systemically important” that will not be allowed to fail, no matter how badly they behave.

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Michael Hudson: The Greek Experiment

with Michael Hudson
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
February 14, 2012

on Feb 14, 2012

Michael Hudson: Greek crisis used to find out how far finance can drive down wages and privatize

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