Heather Wokusch: NSA Leaks, Obama Prosecuting Under 1917 Espionage Act, the TPP, TTIP and more

by Heather Wokusch
Writer, Dandelion Salad
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July 4, 2013

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From the NSA leaks and revelations about widespread surveillance to massive trade agreements being negotiated out of the public eye… government secrecy is an important topic. This ‘rant’ provides background and interesting connections not found in mainstream media. Continue reading

Über-Vultures: The Billionaires Who Would Pick Our President by Greg Palast

by Greg Palast
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crossposted on TruthOut/Buzzflash
October 5, 2011

The untold story of the sources of the loot controlled by Paul “The Vulture” Singer, Ken Langone and the Kochs—and why they need to buy the White House

Greg Palast’s investigative reports are broadcast by BBC Television’s Newsnight. His new book, Vultures’ Picnic: a Tale of Oil, Sex, Radiation and Investigative Reporting will be released by Penguin USA on November 14.

[October 5, 2011] Paul Singer likes to breakfast on decayed carcasses. What he chews down is sickening, but just as nausea-inducing are his new table mates: Ken Langone and the Koch Brothers, Charles and David.

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The Meaning of Austerity by James Corbett

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by James Corbett
The Corbett Reoprt
22 June, 2010

It’s an old trick to couch a painful reality inside of a flowery platitude. We hear it all the time in our daily lives, and for the most part we know how to read between the lines when someone tries to do it to us.

When your doctor tells you that “This will only hurt a bit,” you know enough to brace yourself for a painful procedure. When your boss tells you he has an exciting new project for you to work on, you know you’re about to get saddled with the job that no one else wants to do. When a salesman tells you a used car is a fixer-upper, you know you’re looking at a lemon.

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Video shows fighter jets shooting down US missionaries

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Venezuela, Honduras, Peru, Ecuador: Media Lies and “Oversights” by Eric Toussaint

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by Eric Toussaint
www.globalresearch.ca, October 23, 2009
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It may be useful to assess the dangers of the systematically hostile attitude of the overwhelming majority of major European and North American media companies in relation to the current events taking place in Ecuador, Bolivia and Venezuela. This hostility is only matched by an embarrassed, complicit silence with regard to those involved in the putsch in Honduras or the repression enacted by the Peruvian army against the indigenous populations of the Amazon.

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Inside the Peruvian Amazon

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Ben Powless: President can hunt indigenous leader all he wants, the movement came from below

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Peruvian Police Accused of Massacring Indigenous Protesters in Amazon Jungle

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June 8, 2009

Peruvian Police Accused of Massacring Indigenous Protesters in Amazon Jungle Continue reading