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Ansel Herz : Haiti Looking More Like a War Zone

Woman walks along hurricane-devastated street in Port-au-Prince, Wednesday, March 24, 2010. Photo by Jorge Saenz / AP.Haiti today: Looking more and more like a war zone “The U.N. is a big, huge, heavy bureaucracy. And bureaucracies do not work well … finish reading Ansel Herz : Haiti Looking More Like a War Zone

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Changing Climate : Denmark Becoming Police State?

Above, a Danish policeman arrests a demonstrator at Copenhagen climate change summit. Photo from AP. Below, detained demonstrators are seen lined up on a street during mass arrests. Photo by Thibault Camus / AP.Changing winds in Denmark:Preventive detention and the … finish reading Changing Climate : Denmark Becoming Police State?

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Amy Goodman : Take Me to Your Climate Leader

Photo from NASA. In a freshly released report on Tuesday, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) stated that 2000-2009 was the warmest decade ever on record. While the WMO has warned the world about this dire situation before, this new analysis … finish reading Amy Goodman : Take Me to Your Climate Leader

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The Sky Is Falling, the Sky Is Falling !!

These Israeli myth mongers have to be the most cynical lot on Earth. I, for one, am so tired of hearing this drivel from them that I could just scream. These guys are perfectly content massacring hundreds of Palestinians at … finish reading The Sky Is Falling, the Sky Is Falling !!

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Concern About Human Rights May Be a Thing of the Past

Kiss the Era of Human Rights Goodbye: What Bush Willed to Obama and the WorldBy Karen J. Greenberg / April 30, 2009 These days, it’s virtually impossible to escape the world of torture the Bush administration constructed. Whether we like … finish reading Concern About Human Rights May Be a Thing of the Past

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Haiti Needs More Than Words from the U.S.

Haitian suburb. See video below. Haiti needs U.S. support for democracyBy Ansel Herz / The Rag Blog / May 1, 2009 Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stood on the floor of a textile factory in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, earlier this month … finish reading Haiti Needs More Than Words from the U.S.

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Ahmadinejad : Iran Hands Israel a Gift

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad during press conference at the European headquarters of the UN in Geneva, Switzerland. Photo by Laurent Gillieronv / EPA. I hope in time to respond in detail to Nima Shirazi’s discussion of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s … finish reading Ahmadinejad : Iran Hands Israel a Gift

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Dissecting Ahmadinejad’s Address to Durban II

Durban II: Alethophobic BoogalooBy Nima Shirazi / The Rag Blog / April 20, 2009 “There is nothing to fear except the persistent refusal to find out the truth, the persistent refusal to analyze the causes of happenings.” — Dorothy Thompson … finish reading Dissecting Ahmadinejad’s Address to Durban II

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Danny Glover : Barack Obama Must Support the Global Struggle Against Racism

Danny Glover. This should be a moment for the United States to rejoin the global struggle against racism, the struggle that the Bush administration so arrogantly abandoned. I hope President Obama will agree that the United States must participate with … finish reading Danny Glover : Barack Obama Must Support the Global Struggle Against Racism

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Iran: No Nuclear Weapons Program, PERIOD

The continued US fear-mongering, as enumerated at the top of Jeffrey Lewis’ article should stop. Iran is not demonstrably pursuing a program to develop nuclear weapons. There is also no evidence whatsoever that Iran intends to start such a weapons … finish reading Iran: No Nuclear Weapons Program, PERIOD

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Lincoln: ‘If Slavery Is Not Wrong, Nothing Is Wrong’

RIGHTS: Human Slavery Thriving in the ShadowsBy Mirela Xanthaki / February 13, 2009 “Dora”, a young Mexican woman, was helped by another Mexican woman to cross the U.S. border in the promise of a good job there. She ended up … finish reading Lincoln: ‘If Slavery Is Not Wrong, Nothing Is Wrong’

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Bush Is a Puppet and Ehud Olmert Holds the Strings

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert Claims to be Able to Order Bush Around By Juan Cole / January 13, 2009 So outgoing Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was speaking in Ashkelon on Monday, and he said the most amazing thing. The … finish reading Bush Is a Puppet and Ehud Olmert Holds the Strings

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