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Richard Congress
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aging 60s radical in my 60s. hopeful cynic, Charlie Mingus plays my theme music "goodbye pork pie hat"
aging 60s radical in my 60s. hopeful cynic, Charlie Mingus plays my theme music "goodbye pork pie hat"

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The Black Bloc and political shortcuts
May 15, 2017 We believe that the Weatherman action is anarchistic, opportunistic, individualistic. It's chauvinistic, it's Custeristic. And that's the bad part about it. It's Custeristic in that its leaders take people into situations where the people can b...

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Israel tutors its children in fear and loathing
Israel/Palestine Jonathan Cook on May 16, 2017 6 Comments A display of Israeli-style community policing before an audience of hundreds of young schoolchildren was captured on video last week. Were the 10-year-olds offered road safety tips, advice on what to...

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Ridiculous Trump scandal du jour: he gave the Russkies state secrets
Hatuey's Ashes The Taíno cacique Hatuey led a guerrilla campaign against the Spanish conquest of Cuba. After refusing baptism, he was burned at the stake in Yara, Cuba, on February 2, 1512. by Jose Perez Monday, May 15, 2017 Ridiculous Trump scandal du jour...

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The war for ‘The New York Times’
from mondoweiss Philip Weiss and (((James North))) on April 18, 2017 9 Comments A war has begun for the soul of The New York Times. People in the Palestinian solidarity movement criticize the Times all the time — we do; the glass is always half empty — but ...

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Israel and Saudi Arabia: a match made in heaven (or in Washington)
16 Apr 2017 RICARDO VAZ If we were to believe all the propaganda we would think (the occupation state of) Israel and (the medieval kingdom of) Saudi Arabia were mortal foes. On one hand we have an entity that describes itself as a blooming democracy, an oas...

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Honor Omar Barghouti and Ralph Nader
Gandhi Peace Award Ceremony Sunday, April 23 4:00pm Yale University Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall Room 114 1 Prospect St, New Haven, CT 06511 The Gandhi Peace Award has been presented by Promoting Enduring Peace since 1960 to people who have made outst...

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MSNBC’S RACHEL MADDOW SEES A “RUSSIA CONNECTION” LURKING AROUND EVERY CORNER
from the Intercept Aaron Maté April 12 2017, 9:22 a.m. ONE DAY AFTER her network joined the rest of corporate media in cheering for President Trump’s missile attack on Syria, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow was back to regular business: seeing Russian collaboration w...

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Airlines Can Treat You Like Garbage Because They Are an Oligopoly
Alex Pareene This week, everyone is asking some variation of this question: There is actually a pretty simple answer. Why is an armed agent of the state using violence to enforce a contract freely entered into by two private parties? Because that is more or...

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Dennis Kucinich: James Comey, Not Russia, Tilted the Election Toward Donald Trump
Posted on Apr 5, 2017 By Mike Whitney / CounterPunch FBI Director James Comey’s letter to Congress about Hillary Clinton’s emails was an October surprise in presidential politics. (Rich Girard / CC SY-SA 2.0) The following interview with Dennis Kucinich fir...
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