Who Owns the World?

Noam Chomsky - Delivered at University of Massachusetts at Amherst, September 2012 When I was thinking about these remarks, I had two topics in mind, couldn't decide between them -- actually pretty obvious ones. One topic is, what are the most important issues that we face? The second topic is, what issues are not being …

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What We’ve Learned from WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks has brought to light a series of disturbing insinuations and startling truths in the last couple of  years, some earth-shattering, others simply confirmations of our darkest suspicions about the way the world works. Thanks to founder Julian Assange's legal situation in Sweden (and potentially the United States) as well as his media grandstanding, it …

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Middle Eastern Oil: One of the Greatest Material Prize in World History!

The U.S. Strategy to Control Middle Eastern Oil: “One of the Greatest Material Prizes in World History By: Andrew Gavin Marshall In the midst of World War II, Saudi Arabia secured a position of enormous significance to the rising world power, America. With its oil reserves essentially untapped, the House of Saud became a strategic …

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Palestine 2012 — Gaza and the UN resolution

By Noam Chomsky, December 1, 2012 http://chomsky.info/articles/20121201.htm An old man in Gaza held a placard that reads: “You take my water, burn my olive trees, destroy my house, take my job, steal my land, imprison my father, kill my mother, bombard my country, starve us all, humiliate us all but I am to blame: I …

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Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Future

Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Crisis Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Other Players Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: Recent History Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: Looking Backwards Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Future What is the "Road Map" that President Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair, on the eve of the Iraq war, seem so convinced …

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Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: Looking Backwards

Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Crisis Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Other Players Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: Recent History Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: Looking Backwards Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Future What was the Madrid peace conference in 1991? When the Gulf War ended in 1991 with the defeat of Iraq and the U.S. triumphant …

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Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Crisis

Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Crisis Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Other Players Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: Recent History Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: Looking Backwards Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Future Why is there so much violence in the Middle East? Isn't there violence on both sides? The violence in Israel and the occupied Palestinian …

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