Catégorie : Society

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Getting Julian Assange: The Untold Story

Julian Assange has been vindicated because the Swedish case against him was corrupt. The prosecutor, Marianne Ny, obstructed justice and should be prosecuted. Her obsession with Assange not only embarrassed her colleagues and the judiciary but exposed the Swedish state’s collusion with the United States in its crimes of war and « rendition ». – By John Pilger

The European Union always was a CIA project, as Brexiteers discover

One of these masterful journalistic pieces one keeps for reference. Published in April 2016. – « As this newspaper first reported when the treasure became available, one memorandum dated July 26, 1950, reveals a campaign to promote a full-fledged European parliament. It is signed by Gen William J Donovan, head of the American wartime Office of Strategic Services, precursor of the Central Inteligence Agency. »

Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence

« Here is the true meaning and value of compassion and nonviolence when it helps us to see the enemy’s point of view, to hear his questions, to know his assessment of ourselves. For from his view we may indeed see the basic weaknesses of our own condition, and if we are mature, we may learn and grow and profit from the wisdom of the brothers who are called the opposition. »

The Democrats Anti-Russia Campaign Falls Apart

« Some Democrats on the Intelligence Committee now quietly admit, after several briefings and preliminary inquiries, they don’t expect to find evidence of active, informed collusion between the Trump campaign and known Russian intelligence operatives, though investigators have only just begun reviewing raw intelligence. Among the Intelligence Committee’s rank and file, there’s a tangible frustration over what one official called “wildly inflated” expectations surrounding the panel’s fledgling investigation. »

Moral Outrage Is Self-Serving, Say Psychologists

We don’t think all outrage is self-serving. Some of it is truly altruistic and of the sort that changes the world for the better. On the other hand, when people get outraged on cue, on certain sanctioned topics but not on glaring injustices or even horrors that don’t happen to be PC, then we suspect it is about something else than anger at injustice. It’s called « faux outrage » and its causes are…

Vaccines, Government & Big Pharma’s Dirty Money

« Vaccines are big business. Pharma is a trillion-dollar industry with vaccines accounting for $25 billion in annual sales. CDC’s decision to add a vaccine to the schedule can guarantee its manufacturer millions of customers and billions in revenue with minimal advertising or marketing costs and complete immunity from lawsuits. »

21st-Century Slaves: How Corporations Exploit Prison Labor

There is a legend according to which capitalism and slavery are mutually exclusive. It is only a legend. The truth is, the lower the wages, the higher the profits.
If Trump wants to « make America great again », the first thing he should do, even before repatriating outsourced jobs, is to eliminate free prison labor. That would yield masses of jobs, probably in the tens of thousands, for everyday Americans.