BillMoyers.com / By Michael Winship 40 Years After Watergate, It’s Almost Impossible to Hold Government Accountable Many believe it will take another scandal the size of Watergate, or worse, to get us back on track. Richard Nixon bids farewell to the White House staff on 9 August 1974. Photo Credit: Photo: AFP March 30, 2013 … Continue reading Are We So Anesthetized That Bigger Crimes Than Watergate Aren’t Even a Blip On Our Radar?
Published on Sunday, March 31, 2013 by the Guardian/UK The Message Sent by America’s Invisible Victims As two more Afghan children are liberated (from their lives) by NATO this weekend, a new film examines the effects of endless US aggression by Glenn Greenwald Afghan men stand over the dead bodies of civilians who were killed … Continue reading END THE WARS NOW!
Published on Sunday, March 31, 2013 by Common Dreams by John Bruhns I never met Tomas Young. However, I strongly identify with his story as he and I joined the military for the same reason — to fight those responsible for 9/11. However, I was far luckier than Tomas Young as I never had to … Continue reading A Pledge to Iraq War Veteran Tomas Young
Published on Saturday, March 30, 2013 by Common Dreams The Beginning of the End of Too-Big-to-Fail by Robert Weissman A funny thing, wonderful in its own small way, happened last week. Amidst an endless series of votes on amendments to a federal budget bill, the United States Senate voted 99-0 in favor of an amendment … Continue reading
AlterNet / By Les Leopold Why Is Socialism Doing So Darn Well in Deep-Red North Dakota? North Dakota’s thriving state bank makes a mockery of Wall Street’s casino banking system — and that’s why financial elites want to crush it. Very interesting article that traces all of our current economic problems back to Wall … Continue reading
Wikileaks Was Just a Preview: We’re Headed for an Even Bigger Showdown Over Secrets POSTED: March 22, 10:53 AM ET U.S. Army Private Bradley Manning Alex Wong/Getty Images I went yesterday to a screening of We Steal Secrets, Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney’s brilliant new documentary about Wikileaks. The movie is beautiful and profound, an incredible … Continue reading Is Bradley Manning Bush-dark’s Ellsberg?
Published on Friday, March 22, 2013 by The Providence Journal Obama’s Real Political Program by John R. MacArthur (Image: Getty)You have to hand it to Barack Obama when it comes to having it both ways: He never stops serving the ruling class, yet the mainstream media, from right to left, continues to pretend that he’s … Continue reading The Man Behind The Mask