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South Sudan Erupts in Genocidal Violence While the World Looks the Other Way

January 13, 2012


I guess this is Rwanda Part 2. Sudan has learned that the West will largely do nothing in the face of genocide unless a) there are vast oil reserves for the taking (there are vast oil and mineral reserves but our banker, China, has claim to a large portion of them), b) We have an […]

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One Brutal Regime in Libya Down, Another One Rises

November 23, 2011


I just did a quick search of the major US mainstream media websites and as of yet, there is no coverage of this. But luckily our friends across the pond in Britain are on top of it: Thousands of people, including women and children, are being illegally detained by rebel militias in Libya, according to […]

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Libyan Rebels Take Tripoli

August 22, 2011


Hopefully this signals an end to the hostilities. At this time it appears no one knows where Gaddafi is: Euphoric Libyan rebels took control of most of Tripoli in a lightning advance Sunday, celebrating the victory in Green Square, the symbolic heart of Moammar Gadhafi’s regime. Gadhafi’s defenders quickly melted away as his 42-year rule […]

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This is why I love Glenn Greenwald

July 29, 2011


Glenn Greenwald is a well-known progressive blogger over at Salon who made a name for himself analyzing the legal implications of the Bush administration’s illegal domestic spying, among other things, including the outing of covert CIA operative Valerie Plame. He has become a huge thorn in the side of the lazy, sycophantic media and also […]

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FoPo Link Dump: Or News the MSM is Ignoring

July 15, 2011


I’ve run across a few stories over the last few days that I’ve noticed have received very little coverage in the U.S. mainstream media. Here they are: ~Violence against Palestinians by Settlers is up 152% while violence against Israelis via terrorist attacks [by Palestinians] is down 96%. That number does NOT include the increasing violence […]

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Rape as a Weapon of War in Libya

July 1, 2011


I wasn’t able to embed this video for some reason, but Al Jazeera has good coverage of this issue, here (you can watch the video on their site)

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