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US Regime Change Blueprint Proposed Venezuelan Electricity Blackouts as ‘Watershed Event’ for ‘Galvanizing’ Public Unrest

The US-funded CANVAS organization that trained Juan Guaido and his allies produced a 2010 memo on exploiting electricity outages and urged the opposition “to take advantage of the situation…towards their needs”

Anti-Semitism vs. Anti-Zionism in France

Lee Camp: We Are Being Lied Into War Again

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America’s Grotesque Inequality Can Only End One Way

The top 1% of Americans now take home, on average, more than 40 times the incomes of the bottom 90%. And if you head for the top 0.1%, those figures only radically worsen. That tiny crew takes home more than 198 times the income of the bottom 90% percent. They also possess as much wealth as the nation’s bottom 90%.

Recession. Revolution. Recovery.

The Profitless Prosperity Sector Will Collapse…

Wall Street’s Corruption Runs Deeper Than You Can Fathom

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The Post Office is Spying: Mail Cover Program

Neither Rain, Sleet, nor Snow Will Stop the Post Office From Spying on You

The Mail Cover Program allows postal employees to photograph and send to federal law enforcement organizations (FBI, DHS, Secret Service, etc.) the front and back of every piece of mail the Post Office processes. It also retains the information digitally and provides it to any government agency that wants it—without a warrant.
The question, though, is not how many cases are opened under the Mail Cover Program or even how many requests there are for the information. The real question is, “How is this constitutional?” Perhaps a secondary question is, “Why hasn’t anybody challenged the program in the courts?” In general, Americans don’t–or at least haven’t–objected to a gradual loss of civil liberties and constitutional rights. That has to stop. When even the Post Office is spying on you, you know the republic is in trouble.

How Come the World is Suffering from Stockholm Syndrome

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Trump Tower Bali: Bali farmers were forced off ancestral land during Suharto era to make way for resort Trump is building over

The land where Trump is laying down his controversial six-star resort in Bali has a sordid history.

It’s already bad enough that Trump’s Bali Tower threatens to cast a shadow over Tanah Lot, one of Bali’s holists temples that the land overlooks.

But it also turns out that before the spot came into being as the Pan Pacific Nirwana—the five-star resort Trump acquired and is knocking down to build his own in place of—the land belonged to small-scale, traditional Balinese farmers who were forced out during the Suharto era.

Martin Luther King Documentary: “When Silence Becomes Betrayal”

On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the revolutionary Martin Luther King Jr., join us for a screening of a new documentary on MLK’s opposition to the Vietnam War, based on King’s April 30th, 1967 speech.