Archive for July, 2012

Rupert Murdoch May Be A Convenient Demon, But The Media Is A Junta

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Published on ZNet (Source: Johnpilger.com), by John Pilger, July 01, 2012.

… Consider the junta’s rise. In the US, at the end of the second world war, 80 per cent of newspapers were independently owned. By 1987, most were controlled by 15 corporations, of which six dominate today. Their ideological message is a mantra. They promote global and domestic economic piracy and the cult of “perpetual war”. This is currently served by a “liberal” president who pursues whistleblowers, dispatches drones and selects from his personal “kill list” every Tuesday.   Read the rest of this entry »

VIDEO: The American People Are Angry

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Watch this video, 28.18 min, published on Global Research.ca, by Senator Bernie Sanders, June 29, 2012, uploaded by SenatorSanders on June 27, 2012. Also on YouTube.

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Bernard “Bernie” Sanders (born September 8, 1941) is the junior United States Senator from Vermont. He previously represented Vermont’s at-large district in the United States House of Representatives. Sanders also served as mayor of Burlington, Vermont … and it’s External Links.
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Can the world survive Washington’s hubris?

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

Published on Intrepid Report, by Paul Craig Roberts, June 29, 2012. See also Paul Craig Roberts, USA on the World People’s Blog.

When President Reagan nominated me as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy, he told me that we had to restore the US economy, to rescue it from stagflation, in order to bring the full weight of a powerful economy to bear on the Soviet leadership, in order to convince them to negotiate the end of the cold war. Reagan said that there was no reason to live any longer under the threat of nuclear war.   Read the rest of this entry »