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The Forgotten Costs of War in the Middle East

The Forgotten Costs of War in the Middle East

By David Vine | (Tomdispatch.com) | - First, they tried to shoot the dogs. Next, they tried to poison them with strychnine. When both failed as efficient killing methods, British government agents…
Bernie Sanders On How We Should Pay For Wa

Bernie Sanders On How We Should Pay For War

By John Iadarola | (The Young Turks Video Report) | - - "John Iadarola (Think Tank) discusses Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders' recent policy announcement regarding war spending. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) wants…
Fighting for Privacy, Two Years After Snowden

Fighting for Privacy, Two Years After Snowden

By Richard Esguerra | (Electronic Frontier Foundation) | - - Two years ago today, Glenn Greenwald published in the Guardian a single document confirming a key piece of the NSA's surveillance program,…

Going for Broke in Ponzi Scheme America

Tom Engelhardt | (Tomdispatch.com) | - [Note to TomDispatch Readers: I’ve long had a weakness for commencement addresses, or at least for what they might be rather than what they usually are, which…