William Rivers Pitt | The Finger of Fate Upon You

Friday 23 March 2012Truthout

William Rivers Pitt | The Finger of Fate Upon You
William Rivers Pitt, Truthout: “At this moment, tens of thousands of Americans in Iraq, Afghanistan and all over the world are under arms and in peril, engaged in conflicts that serve only to prolong this terrible, endless age of war. At this moment, millions of innocent people are cowering somewhere because of it. Make no mistake: someone is, at this moment, bathing in riches at the expense of those soldiers, their families and the untold scores of civilians whose only crime was getting in the way of the first, best and biggest payday of this new century.” 
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Submissions Requested: Managing Democracy Managing Dissent

23 March 2012Corporate Watch (UK)

Corporate Watch are currently producing a report entitled ‘Managing Democracy, Managing Dissent‘. This will be a collection of articles about the ways in which an ideology of Zdemocracy’ is used to channel dissent into forms compatible and safe to capitalism, and how, when this is proved impossible, this ideology serves to legitimise state repression of unmanaged dissent.

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Syria Newslinks 22-23 March 2012

23 March 2012 13:35:55 — williambowles.info

Maybe updated as the day wears on…

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Medvedev against solving problems by force
Voice of Russia, News Today at 12:51
Russia’s President Dmitry Medvedev believes that threats of using force against any country are very dangerous. He said this at an international conference on security in Europe and the Atlantic region, which is currently under way in Moscow. “;Some people want to make Syria ‘a modern democracy’ as soon as possible,”; Mr. Medvedev said.

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A different kind of Europe By Trevor Evans

22 March 2012 – Red Pepper

Trevor Evans outlines the basis for a progressive pan-European response to the euro crisis

The growth of private international financial institutions since the 1970s has seriously curtailed the ability of national governments to exercise democratic control over economic policy. This was vividly demonstrated early in the 1980s, when capital flight forced the French government to abandon its programme of progressive economic reforms. Since then, finance has become much stronger, and the constraints are especially severe for smaller countries.

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 22 March 2012: Israel’s Willing Executioners: AIPAC Invades Washington

22 March 2012 — VTJP

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International Middle East Media Center

PCHR Weekly: “Army Conducts 56 Invasions Into W. Bank, 1 In Gaza”
IMEMC – The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR), based in Gaza, published its weekly report on Israeli violations against the Palestinians in the occupied territory for the period between March 15-21, 2012, revealing that Israeli soldiers carried out 56 invasions into West Bank communities and a limited invasion into Gaza; injuries and damages were reported. (Link to Comprehensive Report in English included at the end of this report) …

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