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Joseph Fitznakis / IntelNews.org – Western spies, security contractors, won Libyan war for rebels: As I write these lines, celebratory gunfire is being heard all across Tripoli and the rebel National Transitional Council is appointing civilians to replace the crumbling … Continue reading

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Top Secret CIA Official History of the Bay of Pigs Fiasco: Declassified

Via IntelNews.org; George Washington University‘s National Security Archive – TOP SECRET CIA ‘OFFICIAL HISTORY’ OF THE BAY OF PIGS: REVELATIONS: ‘Friendly Fire’ Reported as CIA Personnel Shot at Own Aircraft New Revelations on Assassination Plots, Use of Americans in Combat … Continue reading

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Plutonomics, USA

Via Global Guerrillas; The Wall Street Journal Wealth Report – Plutonomics: Ajay Kapur, global strategist at Citigroup, and his research team came up with the term “Plutonomy” in 2005 to describe a country that is defined by massive income and … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July: United Irishmen and United States – and an updated Declaration of the United Irishmen

(It’s still July 4th in the USA…) Niall O’Dowd / Irish Central – July 4th the Declaration of Independence and the revolution that began all revolutions: July 4th, Independence Day, that we celebrate today, transformed the world forever.The divine right … Continue reading

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“Looting: The Economic Underworld of Bankruptcy for Profit” (The Brookings Institution, 1993, Akerlof, Romer, Hall, Mankiw)

Looting: The Economic Underworld of Bankruptcy for Profit Author(s): George A. Akerlof, Paul M. Romer, Robert E. Hall, N. Gregory Mankiw Source: Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Vol. 1993, No. 2 (1993), pp. 1-73 Published by: The Brookings Institution Stable … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Review – “A Renegade History of the United States”

Thaddeus Russell: “A Renegade History of the United States”; review by Kevin Carson Thaddeus Russell. A Renegade History of the United States (New York: Free Press, 2010). Unlike many dissident histories of the United States, which attempt to portray racial … Continue reading

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Libya: A Resource War of the 21st Century?

The Arabist – Will the UN intervention in Libya stop Qaddafi?: Is this just going to be another one of those bitter early Bosnia or Iraq experiences, where international intervention is either ineffective or maybe even makes things worse? Did … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman: Monetary Union experience – Ireland versus Nevada

From The New York Times – Can Europe Be Saved?: The tragedy of the Euromess is that the creation of the euro was supposed to be the finest moment in a grand and noble undertaking: the generations-long effort to bring … Continue reading

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William Blum: Anti-Empire Report – Wikileaks & Iran

by William Blum http://www.killinghope.org One of the most common threads running through the Wikileaks papers is Washington’s manic obsession with Iran. In country after country the United States exerts unceasing pressure on the government to tighten the noose around Iran’s … Continue reading

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