Modern Republicanism and its Liberal Forefathers

Elections are around the corner and, as always, all talk will be centered around the Republican and Democratic parties, others need not waste their time. Party candidates will take a position in the great political spectrum of Conservative vs. Liberal ideology and lay personal claims to this creed of "right vs. left". These regularly scheduled …

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Obama vs. Abdulelah Haider Shaye

Part of the transcript of recent speaking event featuring Noam Chomsky, Amy Goodman, and Jeremy Scahill (on the occasion of the publication of Scahill's book DIRTY WARS) JEREMY SCAHILL: Just a couple of things in response to that. I was remembering, when you were talking about David Hicks' story, this case that I came across …

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Drones: Terrifying Civilians, Empowering Militants – A statement by Fereak al-Muslimi

On Tuesday, April 23, 2013, the Senate held its first-ever public hearing on the U.S. secret drone program, 12 years after the United States launched its first deadly drone strike. By some estimates, more than 4,000 people have been killed in drone strikes since then. The Obama administration is facing criticism after it refused to …

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The U.S. Civil War and the 2012 Presidential Election: A Relation?

Hi, I recently noticed a very interesting relationship between the 2012 U.S. presidential election results and the U.S. Civil War North/South divide. Things that make you go hmmm! U.S. Map showing the results of the 2012 U.S. presidential election. Red states are Republican wins and Blue states are Democrat wins. U.S. Map showing free (blue) …

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Contours of Global Order: Domination, Instability, and Xenophobia in a Changing World

By Noam Chomsky. Lecture given at Westerkerk, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, march 13, 2011 When we settled on the title for this talk, few could have guessed how apt it would prove to be when the time came -- how dramatically the world would be changing, and how far-reaching are the implications for domestic and world …

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Noam Chomsky on the Egyptian Uprising and the Middle East

In light of the recent events, i figured I'd write some words on the events taking place right now in Egypt. I then stumbled upon this breathtaking interview between Amy Goodman from Democracy Now! and Professor Noam Chomsky and realized that everything that needed to be said (and much more) was already covered in this interview. …

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God and Country – The Real Story of Religion in Early America

In light of the recent controversy surrounding an Islamic center planned for a site near New York City’s Ground Zero memorial this past August, President Obama declared: “This is America. And our commitment to religious freedom must be unshakeable.  The principle that people of all faiths are welcome in this country and that they will …

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