Author Archives: anewworldsinbirth

Global capitalism and 21st century fascism

This link is from an article by William Robinson, who was a prominent Nicaragua anti-intervention activist in the 80ies. The article is a several page analysis. http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2011/04/201142612714539672.html Whatever you think of Robinson’s overall analysis, the part that is significant for … Continue reading

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Noam Chomsky: Obama’s attack on civil liberties

http://www.alternet.org/civil-liberties/noam-chomsky-obamas-attack-civil-liberties-has-gone-way-beyond-imagination?paging=off A description… Chomsky starts off asking the same question I did in the prior post: WHY is the US elite pursuing these policies? He actually doesn’t answer the question, but provides an appalling amount of detail on Obama’s attacks on civil … Continue reading

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Why the militarization of our borders?

Theoretical research project: Why the militarization of our borders? And why the continual attacks on our democratic political rights? Under Bush, one might have thought that these were temporary policies, him pandering to his wacko nut-case political base. But the … Continue reading

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Anne Frank, Rachel Corrie: A Legacy of Two Martyrs

A legacy of two martyrs from Mondoweiss by Jennifer Loewenstein Madison, WI Sixty-seven years after the end of World War II, a team of researchers and cameramen from the Anne Frank House in Holland showed up at the Capitol Lakes retirement center in … Continue reading

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A Palestine-Mexico Border

A Palestine-Mexico Border from (title unknown) by jimmy.johnson Nearly 55,000 people have been killed since 2006 in Mexico’s ‘Narcoinsurgency.’ Drug and arms trafficking—going north and south across the international divide—are now the primary concern of U.S. military and homeland security forces and the Mexican Army. … Continue reading

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CBS pulls down billboards calling for end to US aid to Israel

CBS pulls down billboards calling for end to US aid to Israel from Mondoweiss by Philip Weiss   Stop30Billion billboard on Melrose Avenue — before and after Two weeks back we reported on 23 billboards being put up in the Los Angeles area calling for … Continue reading

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White House Strategy for Africa Revealed: Intensified Militarization and War on Terror

White House Strategy for Africa Revealed: Intensified Militarization and War on Terror Wed, 06/20/2012 – 13:14 — Glen Ford   by BAR executive editor Glen Ford The White House has put in writing its policies for sub-Saharan Africa. The problem … Continue reading

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Bad Santa

‹‹ First ‹ Previous June 11th, 2012 Bad Santa Barack Obama has a list and he’s checking it twice: a “kill list” that he personally reviewed in order to decide whom he wants to assassinate, according to The New York … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: A Loud and Silent Border War

Photo Essay: A Loud and Silent Border War from (title unknown) by todd.miller Teaser (Summary): This collection of photographs, taken on the U.S.-Mexico border between Arizona and Texas, depicts the story of an often silent and often deadly war. The photo essay is … Continue reading

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Who’s Your Bully?

Who’s Your Bully? from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall Mitt Romney, the Washington Post alleges, bullied a boy he thought was gay. The Obama campaign stands to benefit—but let he who has not bullied cast the first set of sanctions cast the … Continue reading

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