Black Agenda Report 22 August 2012: Obama's Left Apologists / Blasting the GOP / Massacre at Marikana

012 — Black Agenda Report – News, commentary and analysis from the black left

Fletcherism and Fakery: Guarding Obama’s Left Flank

by BAR executive editor Glen Ford
Obama’s key apologists on the Left have released their 2012 position paper, in which “the facts of the Obama presidency – his actual behavior on war, austerity, and civil liberties – are deemed irrelevant.” We need four more years of Obama, they say, to open up “space” for progressive action. In reality, Obama’s “great legacy has been to create vast political space for Wall Street and the Pentagon.”

ICH 22 August 2012: Why Are Americans So Confused?

22 August 2012 Information Clearing House


Netanyahu is Preparing his Nation for War.

Israel war talk fails to ignite U.S. debate

USA Today Editorial

Netanyahu’s timing – speculative but logical – is that he sees the American political campaign as a moment of maximum leverage.

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France: The Rise of the Left Front By Murray Smith

21 August 2012The BulletSocialist Project E-Bulletin #685 – Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal

A New Force on the Left

The Left Front (Front de Gauche) emerged onto the political scene at the beginning of 2009. As the Left Front to Change Europe, it was established by three organizations – the French Communist Party (PCF), the Left Party (Parti de Gauche, PG) and the Unitary Left (Gauche Unitaire, GU) – with the aim of standing in the European elections of June 2009.

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Syria at the Mercy of the West's "Ministers of Terrorism" By Finian Cunningham

19 August, 2012 — Global Research – Press TV

Foreign Policy by Terrorists and Thugs in High Office

Murder, sabotage, bribery, contract killings — and that’s just the behavior of Western political leaders and their Arab allies. Forget the fancy titles, manners and clothes — ongoing violence in Syria shows that the foreign policy of these powers is being conducted by terrorists and thugs in high offices. Which let’s one glimpse what level of barbarity is being perpetrated by the Western terror army, running amok in the streets and villages of Syria. Continue reading

VTJP News & Articles 21 August 2012: Israel and Iran’s Nuclear Program

21 August 2012  — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Israel Wants Egypt To Withdraw Its Tanks From Sinai
IMEMC – Israeli Paper, Maariv, reported Tuesday that the Israeli government demanded Egypt to withdraw its tanks from the Sinai Peninsula after Cairo deployed them to counter extremist groups operating in the area. …

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