Ignored Reality Is Going To Wipe Out the Human Race By Paul Craig Roberts

29 October 2013 — PrisonPlanet.com

 

To inform people is hard slugging. Everything is lined up against the public being informed, or the policymakers for that matter. News is contaminated by its service to special interests and hidden agendas. Many scientists or their employers are dependent on federal money. Even psychologists and anthropologists were roped into the government’s torture and occupation programs. Economists tell lies for corporations and Wall Street. Plant and soil scientists tell lies for agribusiness and Monsanto. Truth tellers are slandered and persecuted. However, persistence can eventually win out. In the long-run, truth sometimes emerges. But not always. And not always in time.

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The ‘Bedroom Tax’: A Two-Pronged Attack By Insa Koch

1 September 2013 — New Left Project

The ‘bedroom tax’, which was implemented on the 1 April 2013, has been widely criticised as a fundamental attack on the welfare state in Britain. It exposes many people to the risk of losing their houses, threatening to break up family homes and communities. But there is also another problem with the ‘bedroom tax’ which has been largely overlooked: in addition to undermining the welfare state, it fosters feelings of resentment which may well reinforce social divisions among the most marginalised sectors of society.

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FAIR TV: Boston Bombing, Defining Terrorism, Social Security ‘Bravery’ By Peter Hart

20 April 2013 — FAIR Blog

bagmenThis week on FAIR TV we look at the media’s rush to misjudgment on the Boston Marathon attack. And we ask some questions about which acts of terrorism are called “terrorism”–and which have been largely forgotten. Plus PBS gives us both sides on the debate over Social Security: The right thinks Barack Obama is brave to propose cutting benefits, while the “left” says he’s…also brave. Continue reading this...

FAIR TV: Misremembering Thatcher, Cutting Social Security, Hillary Clinton’s Hair

12 April 2013 — FAIR Blog

This week on FAIR TV: Media remember Margaret Thatcher for turning around Britain’s economy. But do the numbers tell a different story? Also: Barack Obama’s plan to cut Social Security and Medicare is inexplicably deemed a move to the “center,” and pundits are monitoring the 2016 election by paying close attention to… Hillary Clinton’s haircut?

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Black Agenda Report for 11 April 2013: Obama’s 2nd Term? Or Reagan’s 9th? Fear of a Ded Planet

11 April 2013 — Black Agenda Report

This week in Black Agenda Report

Is This Barack Obama’s 2nd Term? Is it Bill Clinton’s 3rd? Or Is It Ronald Reagan’s 9th?

By BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon

They say that elections do matter, and that there are real differences between Republican and Democratic presidents. But backing up the view to 30 years, that difference looks a lot more like continuity, both at home and in America’s global empire.

Austerity Can’t Solve Crises of Capitalism By Gene Clancy

8 February, 2013 IACenter.org

Millions of workers across the United States received a rude and unpleasant jolt this January when they discovered that their take-home pay had just shrunk by 2 percent. The Social Security payroll tax cut of 2009 was restored, costing workers an average amount of $850 a year, a significant wage decrease for workers on the edge of financial ruin.

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Shamus Cooke: Next Steps for the Occupy Movement

17 October 2011 — Global Research

As the Occupy Movement gains strength nationally and internationally, questions of ‘what next’ are popping up. Although there are no easy answers or ready- to-order recipes for moving forward, there are general ideas that can help unite the Occupy Movements with the broader community of the 99% — which is the most urgent need at the moment. Why the urgency? Writer Chris Hedges explains:

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Black Agenda Report 14 September 2011: Obama Subverts Social Security / Black Marriages / Fauntroy’s Libya Tale

14 September 2011 — Black Agenda ReportNews, commentary and analysis from the black left

We’re Back……
We have experienced some technical difficulties.  We are rebuilding our article content for the last five months, so these will gradually become available over the next few weeks, but unfortunately without their attached comments.  Some of the links will be changed too, and for this we must apologize. The four and a half years of BAR content published on this site prior to April 2011 will continue to be available.  We thank you for your patience, and the emails and phone calls we’ve received in the last few days.

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Video: LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD (PROJECT 12, 8/12)

22 August 2011 — YouTube

LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD (Project 12, 8/12) Directed and Edited by Diran Lyons: http://lyonspotter.blogspot.com

LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD (Project 12, 8/12) features a series of crafted statements that originated as part of detailed political commentaries written by members at democraticunderground.com during the months of July and August 2011.

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Global Research: The Debt Ceiling Crisis in America Selected Articles

1 August, 2011– Global Research

The debt ceiling crisis can be averted by enforcing the Fourteenth Amendment, which mandates the government to pay its debts already incurred, including pensions.  That means Social Security, which IS an “entitlement,” in the original sense of the word.  We’re entitled to it because we’ve paid for it with taxes.   
-Ellen Brown, Bipartisan “Russian Roulette” and America’s Federal Debt

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