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Competing Ideologies: G20 v US Social Forum

US Social ForumEstablished in 1999, G20 finance ministers, central bank governors, and, at times, heads of state meet semi-annually to "discuss key issues in the global economy," the initial 1999 meeting in Berlin, hosted by German and Canadian finance ministers.

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Endless Occupation?

David PetraeusSo Gen. Stanley McChrystal is out and Gen. David Petraeus is back at the helm in Afghanistan. I don’t like hackneyed phrases, but if this isn’t rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic, what is it?

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Vampire Nation

Ben Heine/ MWC NEWSTaking a breather from our Gulf Coast miasma in order to focus on an even ghastlier blight of cultural crude washing up on American shores. No, this is not about Lady Gaga. Although, I do intend to address walking parasites. Demon fiends. Bloodsucking vermin. The Ushers at the Gates of Hell themselves of which we are experiencing a veritable glut and I’m here to say that my soul is so weary of vampires. Bleh.

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Occupied Palestine: Good News and Bad

peaceFirst the good

On June 22, the International Middle East Media Center reported that the UN Human Rights Council (that established the Goldstone Commission) approved "forming an international committee to probe the deadly Israeli" Flotilla attack, massacring and injuring dozens of nonviolent activists on board. Israel's Defense Minister Ehud Barak urged Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to shelve it, saying:

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Beyond Against Chomsky - Hypocrisy on Israel

Noam ChomskyIn two recent articles [1][2] I exposed Noam Chomsky as a service intellectual who serves to neutralize his readers by advancing intellectualization instead of concrete opposition to institutional controls.Beyond this, especially Ghali Hassan has argued [3][4] that the intellectualization itself is US-Israel pro-establishment propaganda that serves to shield Israel and to cloud the mechanisms of power.

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The Iraq War after 15 Years

On the 10th anniversary of t...

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Did the U.S. Government Kill Otto Warmbier?

The common perception is tha...

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Much Madness

And once again the crowd goe...

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The Idea of One Democratic, Secular State in Multinational Palestine

The West Bank has largely been...

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Midterm malfunctions

Okay, Democrats, settle down...

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Trading Places

 “What protection teaches us...

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