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In many ways, Nguyen Thi Ly is just like any other 12-year-old girl. She has a lovely smile and is quick to laugh. She wants to be a teacher when …
Citizens of the U.S. are oppressed by an illegitimate government ruling.The American people have suffered a coup d’etat, but they are hesitant to acknowledge it.
Monday, 15 July 2013 12:33

Locking Out the Voices of Dissent

The security and surveillance state, after crushing the Occupy movement and eradicating its encampments, has mounted a relentless and largely clandestine campaign to deny public space to any group or …
The war on terror has continued to wreak havoc on Americans’ civil liberties. Will this war at home ever be shut down?
When the government overreaches, the Left may indeed find common cause with some on the Right.
An abusive British imperial system has been involved in export of unwanted children, mainly from orphanages and other juvenile institutions, to be tortured with crushing labor and sexually abused at …
Britain’s spying agencies have plotted several coups around the world, including Iran’s coup d'état of 1921, through which former dictator Reza Pahlavi came to power, and the 1953 coup which …
Peace is more than simply the absence of war; it is the active creation of something better. Alfred Nobel recognized this when he created alongside those for chemistry, literature, medicine …
Tuesday, 25 June 2013 10:39

America's National Security State

Post-WW II, Washington's 1947 National Security Act became law. It streamlined the nation's military, established the National Security Council, created the CIA, and instituted what became America's military-industrial complex and …
The recent resounding victory of the Syrian forces against the heavily armed terrorists that resulted in the liberation of the city of Qusayr on the borders of Lebanon, has shocked …
Wednesday, 12 June 2013 14:06

An Administration Ruled by Fear

The protagonist of a long series of detective novels, the admirable Inspector Maigret, would see a mystery at the heart of what goes on in America.
More than one in five US adults have problems paying their medical expenses, opting to forgo treatment or fill prescriptions, a new government report shows.
Bradley Manning's trial, which is slated to last three months, is the most stark example of the Obama administration’s relentless stance against whistleblowers.
How strange our politics has become. We have a President who claims powers George W. Bush and Dick Cheney could only envy, powers that even Richard Nixon would never have …
Much has been made of the Obama administration’s decision to set up shop in Jordan under the pretense of containing the Syrian conflict and of training so-called moderate elements in …
Despite flimsy evidence and flawed thinking, media pundits continue to push for US military role in Syria.
Sunday, 05 May 2013 15:44

Mortgages in the Era of Mass Terror

Terrorism is a tricky act to define, particularly when household appliances have become weapons of mass destruction.
The latest report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) shows that, considering some data uncertainties, the world military spending in 2012 dropped slightly (0.5 percent) when compared to …
On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at approximately 8:00 p.m., the small farming community of West in the state of Texas, the United States, was rocked by an explosion measuring 2.1 …
Saturday, 27 April 2013 18:04

Don't Trade Freedom For Security

In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, many people resolved not to let themselves be terrorized. It's obviously impossible to secure every inch of a 26.2-mile race course, but …