Category Archives: Drug War

America’s real death panels

America’s real death panels from David Sirota By cutting food stamps and blocking smog regulations, Washington has a hand in killing thousands  TOPICS:HEALTH, BARACK OBAMA Remember the good ol’ days when Republicans were running around the country screaming that the Democrats’ proposal … Continue reading

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In the Belly of the Beast: 6/20/11: Video: Michelle Alexander on “The New Jim Crow”

INDEX (full text of stories follow Democracy Now headlines) Video: Michelle Alexander on “The New Jim Crow” from PA Editors Blog by Political Affairs Listen to the PA interview with Michelle Alexander here.Popout      Here’s to Military Families from Ted Rall’s Rallblog by Ted Rall Michelle Obama … Continue reading

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What Drives the War on Drugs?

What Drives the War on Drugs? from Dollars & Sense Blog by mcleveland First it was the Dominican limo driver, who disappeared while driving a client upstate. When my husband extracted him from Utica jail a month later, it turned out he’d been … Continue reading

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In the Belly of the Beast: 6/3/11: Dems to recall Gov. Walker early next year

INDEX (full text of stories follow Democracy Now headlines) The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Thursday, Day 110 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell “POLITICS” Americans increasingly pessimistic about economy from AMERICAblog: A great nation deserves the truth by Chris in Paris … Continue reading

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America de Pie: 5/6/11: Mexico: Zapatistas join Drug War protest

INDEX The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Thursday, Day 110 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell Brazil legalizes same-sex civil unions from PA Editors Blog by Political Affairs Mexico: Zapatistas join Drug War protest from World War 4 Report blogs by WW4 Report Mexico: rights … Continue reading

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America de Pie: 3/26/11: WikiLeaks and ‘US media war’ in South America

INDEX WikiLeaks and ‘US media war’ in South America Diplomatic cables show the struggle for public opinion between Telesur and Voice of America. Nikolas Kozloff Last Modified: 26 Mar 2011 13:06 Fidel Castro condemned Obama disinterest against drug problems in Central … Continue reading

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Fidel Castro condenó desinterés de Obama frente a problemas de drogas en Centroamérica

Fidel Castro condenó desinterés de Obama frente a problemas de drogas en Centroamérica TeleSUR 26-03-2011 El líder de la revolución cubana, Fidel Castro, condenó en sus nuevas reflexiones el desinterés del presidente de Estados Unidos (EE.UU.) Barack Obama, frente a … Continue reading

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America de Pie: 3/22/11: Obama Praises Chilean History Of Transition, No Apology For U.S.-Backed Dictatorship

INDEX The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Thursday, Day 110 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell Obama Praises Chilean History Of Transition, No Apology For U.S.-Backed Dictatorship Puerto Rico: ACLU calls on US to probe abuses from World War … Continue reading

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Revolution in the Air: 3/22/11: Obama administration explains why Bahrain is not a tyranny

INDEX The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Thursday, Day 110 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell EVENTS Bahrain update from The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي الغاضب by noreply@blogger.com (As’ad AbuKhalil) US planes and helicopters in Iraq and Afghanistan … Continue reading

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The Reyes Salazar Family and the Hidden Toll Behind Mexico’s Execution-meter

The Reyes Salazar Family and the Hidden Toll Behind Mexico’s Execution-meter Written by Kristin Bricker Wednesday, 02 March 2011 17:03 In the prologue to his new anthology, Pais de Muertos(Country of the Dead), renowned journalist and Monterrey native Diego Enrique Osorno … Continue reading

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