The Top Ten Revolutionary Videos of 2011

27 December 2011 — Dissident Voice

At the end of the year, news agencies around the world, including the BBC, report the ten most popular YouTube videos of the past year. The lists inevitably contain some of the most banal, irritating, or mildly amusing videos of the past year, but rarely do we see the BBC and their ilk reminding us of the startlingly powerful images of resistance and revolution. So, in honour of those who were maimed or killed in 2011 in service of a better world, here are ten of the most memorable moments of revolt in 2011:

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Guided By Our Grandchildren By Jane Miller

28 December 2011 — In These Times

Paternoster Square, in the heart of London, is the grim and newish development owned by Mitsubishi. It contains the Stock Exchange, Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch and a wing of the London School of Economics (once the nursery of left politics, now a bastion of the right). It was there that the Occupy protestors planned to pitch their tents, but the police stepped in, and this ugly and unloved spot is now impenetrable to the public. The tents are now set up around the corner at St. Paul’s Cathedral; and if some feel that the squabbles behind those vast ecclesiastical doors have distracted from the protest itself, many are grateful for them.

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The March to War: Iran and the Strategic Encirclement of Syria and Lebanon By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya

24 December, 2011 — Global ResearchStrategic Culture Foundation– 2011-12-02

The encirclement of Syria and Lebanon has long been in the works. Since 2001, Washington and NATO have started the process of cordoning off Lebanon and Syria. The permanent NATO presence in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Syrian Accountability Act are part of this initiative. It appears that this roadmap is based on a 1996 Israeli document aimed at controlling Syria. The document’s name is A Clean Break: A New Strategy for Securing the Realm.

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Stop NATO news: December 28, 2011

28 December 2011 — Stop NATO

  • Japan: NATO’s Gateway Into Asia-Pacific Region
  • Interceptor Missiles, Stealth Warplanes: Boost To U.S.-Japan Alliance
  • India-Japan-Australia: U.S. Forges Asian NATO
  • ‘Reshape The International System’: India-Japan-U.S. Military Triad
  • Australia Buys $950 Million Worth Of Military Planes From U.S.
  • Philippines Deploys New U.S.-Provided Warship
  • December: Sixteen NATO Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan By Christmas
  • Pakistan: Human Rights Commission Rejects NATO Report On Attack
  • Missile Radar: Turkey Arrests Anti-NATO Protesters
  • NATO Summit To Boost Integration Of Ukraine: Official

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Spinning the News from “Reliable” NGO Sources: London-based “Syrian Observatory” Consorting Directly With British Government By Tony Cartalucci

27 December 2011 — Global Researchlanddestroyer.blogspot.com

The coverage by the corporate-owned Western media exclusively relies on “activists inside and outside the country,” the London-based “Syrian Human Rights Monitoring Centre” which apparently has no web presence, the Damascus Center for Human Rights which boasts memberships with the National Endowment for Democracy and Tides Foundation-funded International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the Coalition for the International Criminal Court, funded by the European Union, the Ford Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Open Society Institute, the Sigrid Rausing Trust, and Humanity United.

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Preparing to Attack Iran with Nuclear Weapons: "No Option can be taken off the Table" By Michel Chossudovsky

26 December, 2011 — Global Research

The World is at a Dangerous Crossroads. America’s is on a War Path.

“When a US sponsored nuclear war becomes an “instrument of peace”, condoned and accepted by the World’s institutions and the highest authority, including the United Nations, there is no turning back: human society has indelibly been precipitated headlong onto the path of self-destruction.” (Towards a World War III Scenario, Global Research, May 2011)

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Preparing to Attack Iran with Nuclear Weapons: “No Option can be taken off the Table” By Michel Chossudovsky

26 December, 2011 — Global Research

The World is at a Dangerous Crossroads. America’s is on a War Path.

“When a US sponsored nuclear war becomes an “instrument of peace”, condoned and accepted by the World’s institutions and the highest authority, including the United Nations, there is no turning back: human society has indelibly been precipitated headlong onto the path of self-destruction.” (Towards a World War III Scenario, Global Research, May 2011)

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