Information Clearing House Newsletter 5 July 2012: WikiLeaks Releasing Syria Documents

5 July 2012 — Information Clearing House 


Straight Talking: The Syrian Cauldron

By Jeremy Salt

The government in Damascus has been deliberately locked into a cycle of violence fed from the outside by the self-styled ‘Friends of Syria‘.

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Black Agenda Report July 4 2012: GOP Healthcare In Effect / GA Prison Strike / Frisco Stop-and-Frisk

4 July 2012Black Agenda Report – News, commentary and analysis from the black left

Obama Bound for Mount Rushmore?

by BAR executive editor Glen Ford

President Obama‘s healthcare plan, now vetted by the U.S. Supreme Court, is the spawn of Republican reactionaries, “based on the principle that people should pay for their own bodily maintenance.” It bears no resemblance to world-class healthcare systems, “expanding the healthcare compact only for those who are destitute, while turning everyone else into profit-centers for corporations.” Obama has locked in the past, and put up a roadblock to the future – just as the right-wingers that invented the “individual mandate” intended.

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 4 July 2012: Palestinian Recognition Set Back by Israeli-American Roadblock

2 July 2012 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Settlers Uproot 41 Olive Trees Near Nablus
IMEMC – A group of extremist Israeli settlers uprooted, on Wednesday morning, 41 Olive trees that belong to a resident of Tal village, west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. …

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