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Gus Bagakis: Overlooking the Obvious With Naomi Klein
I’ve just finished Naomi Klein’s book and found it informative and written in a manner that kept my interest. …
David Peterson: “The BBC and the Rwandan Genocide”: A Response to Justin Podur

Friends: Edward S. Herman and I were informed today (Oct. 23) that Telesur does not publish responses to its articles/commentaries. …
Hugo Zegarra: Official: The US is a Leading Terrorist State
What Chomsky does here is describing the US as TERRORIST and FASCIST. By definition terrorism is one features of …
george patterson: Ebola, Race and Neo-liberalism
The actions of the Cuban government to the Ebola epidemic is very commendable and admirable. They serve as a …
John Goodr: Science and the Left 1: What It is
Michael, I look forward to where you are going with this given our disagreements on the exponential nature of the technological/scientific advances …
Chris Miller: Purchase of Election by Chevron
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Chris Miller: Purchase of Election by Chevron
"...stamped with a chevron made in hell..." http://zcomm.org/zblogs/o-love-that-dare-not-speak-its-name/
george patterson: Official: The US is a Leading Terrorist State
It is tragically chilling that there were not any cries of outrage and indignation, even nothing such as in the …
The Daily Show: Speaking truth to power or setting the boundaries of acceptable debate? | Ian Sinclair journalism: The Daily Show: Speaking truth to power or setting the boundaries of acceptable debate?
[…] Daily Show: Speaking truth to power or setting the boundaries of acceptable debate? by Ian Sinclair Znet 31 October …
andreas lylyk: Yep, We’re Screwed: Top Ten Recent Climate Change Findings that should Scare You
You mean that I'm the first person to comment? I agree we are screwed, and it seems seems things are …
Sanda Aronson: Public Says No to Silencing Prisoners’ Speech
I have added my signature, using the link. My comment on the petition, lists my art on Flickr public …
USSOCOM: le stragi di innocenti dietro le guerre segrete degli USA nel mondo | Lorenzo Piersantelli: AFRICOM: Washington’s New Imperial Weapon
[…] , http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article37384.htm#.UtfwMFaduGA.email , http://zcomm.org/zmagazine/africom-washingtons-new-imperial-weapon-by-stephen-roblin/ , […]
Chris Miller: Left Responses to the West’s Perpetual Wars
There is of course an existing institution able to intervene for humanitarian purposes - the United Nations. But …
Chris Miller: Stop the Killing
A very moving appeal which reminds me to try and do more.
Vincent Emanuele: The Jihadis Return: Patrick Cockburn’s Indispensable Book on ISIS
Thanks for the feedback and article.
Joel Isaacs: The Islamist State
Hi William, I appreciated your article. AND YES, the world was even scarier back in the '50s! I'm reading :the Untold …
David Peterson: “The BBC and the Rwandan Genocide”: A Response to Justin Podur

( * Friends: From the latest Judgment on Appeal in the so-called Government I trial before the International Criminal Tribunal …
Richard Bluhm: Edward Snowden and the Golden Age of Spying
So what is being accomplished by directing so much effort and wealth toward surveillance, security and intelligence? I believe …
Michael: What ‘Democracy’ Really Means in U.S. and New York times Jargon: Latin American Edition
What democracy means in the U.S. is a fascinating topic. In addition to Glenn's commentary, I would simply add …
peter erlinder: “The BBC and the Rwandan Genocide”: A Response to Justin Podur

Peterson, Hermann, and Podur agree that the BBC documentary "Rwanda's Untold Story" sheds much needed light on the mis-telling of …
John Goodr: World’s richest man tries to defend wealth inequality
Martin Luther King Jr. was quoted as saying ( paraphrased ) that charity/philanthropy is certainly welcome but not at the …
Justin Podur: “The BBC and the Rwandan Genocide”: A Response to Justin Podur

Ed, David: First, I didn't want you to think I was singling you out just to disagree with you. When the …
Michael: Why Did Evo Win?
A few years ago I made a special trip to Bolivia from Argentina to see for myself what it was …
Michael: Ebola didn’t have to kill Thomas Eric Duncan, nephew says
I was simply going to write as a comment "ditto" to Ed's comment. But as my fingers poised over …
Ed Lytwak: Ebola didn’t have to kill Thomas Eric Duncan, nephew says
The last sentence in the first paragraph tells it all. He or she was non-white, poor and didn't …
Sanda Aronson: Civil Unrest?
No doubt the comment will cause confusion. That is because my comment with the text that is the basic …
Chris Miller: Civil Unrest?
Just as well you are not calling for civil unrest here in the UK, you would be banged up on …
Sanda Aronson: Civil Unrest?
Sorry about the confusion: the software on my machine added http: to the first one and I got confused. …
Sanda Aronson: Civil Unrest?
Correction: should be www.Flickr.com/photos/sanda-aronson-the-artist/ or https://www.Flickr.com/photos/sanda-aronson-the-artist/
Sanda Aronson: Civil Unrest?
Paul Street, Beautiful. I remember seeing that Reuters story, the one you open with, when it …
george patterson: “Solutions To The Israel-Palestine Conflict”
This is an excellent forum at the at the UN General Assembly, concerning the Israel- Palestine conflict, involving Professor Noam …
Arby: Behind Closed Doors – How The Rich Won Control of Canada’s Tax System
Really? Really ZNet? I'm looking for a review of Linda McQuaig's awesome book titled "Behind Closed Doors - How The …
Mike Ruff: American Insanity: God, UFOs, Ghosts, ISIS and Climate Change
This is fantastic writing. And last time I looked, Ancient Aliens is filed at the Westchester Public Library as nonfiction. …
Colin Stuart: A Trip to Kuwait (on the Prairie)
Journalism as it should be! Thanks Laura.
george patterson: Why is the truth about Rwanda so elusive?
This is a chilling video, exposing a coverup of what really happened during the genocide in Rwanda, before it, and …
r gaylor: Democracy and Education in the 21st Century and Beyond
I spent years in the schools teaching history. I insisted on writing term papers and 505 of all grading being …
Richard Bu: American Insanity: God, UFOs, Ghosts, ISIS and Climate Change
What I am opposed to is people who would substitute simplistic 18th century myths for simplistic religious myths. As I …
John Mcnee: The BBC and the Rwandan Genocide
If Hutus could kill Hutus, mistaking them for Tutsis, would not the Tutsis invading the country (the RPF) be able …
Vincent Emanuele: American Insanity: God, UFOs, Ghosts, ISIS and Climate Change
Really, the important point here is whether or not such belief systems impede our ability to organize American citizens. And, …
Vincent Emanuele: American Insanity: God, UFOs, Ghosts, ISIS and Climate Change
The point of writing this article was not to show people I, or anyone else, "knows-it-all," but, rather to illustrate …
Richard Bu: American Insanity: God, UFOs, Ghosts, ISIS and Climate Change
added: Perhaps there are some minds subtle enough to get that the point of this ranting is that we don’t …
george patterson: Twenty Fourteen
Paul, when you eloquently mention so poetically the following, "The ideological control exercised in the U.S. today is far more …
george patterson: Fighting Power in Kobanî
The world must put an end to to the viciousness, sadism, and bestiality of ISIS. They are un-Islamic, distorting …
David Dobereiner: Imagine
When I explain my views to my little philosophy group called Organicity: Ending Ecocide I always encounter the question - …
Tom McNama: From Pol pot to ISIS: “Anything that flies on everything that moves”.
“LeMay said that if we had lost the war we would have all been prosecuted as war criminals. And I …
Paul D: Is Boycotting Israel the Right Way to Fight for Palestinian Rights
And why no other comment to this incredibly provocative article, and Finkelsteins controversial, even inflammatory statements even after 2 days. Does …
Paul D: Is Boycotting Israel the Right Way to Fight for Palestinian Rights
I dont understand Norman Finkelsteins position. What "Israeli rights" for crying out loud?? They already enjoy great heaps of …
marcos SM: Isis on the verge of victory in Kobani
Yes, but that was the situation since Monday, IS entered Kobani but didn't conquer it, and the airstrikes were ineffective. …
Brad Wilson: Economics: A Dismal Profession, Not Dismal “Science”
This sounds a lot like farm economics. Farm commodity prices "lack price responsiveness" "on both the supply and the …
Brent Irving: Economics: A Dismal Profession, Not Dismal “Science”
What do you think of the economics being done at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, mainly under the label …
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