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Lucy Gonzales started life in Texas. She was of Mexican-American, African-American, and Native-American descent and born into slavery. The path she chose after emancipation led to conflict with the Ku Klux Klan, hard work, painful personal losses, and many nights in jail.

What is the mainstream media NOT reporting?

The prevalent phenomenon where only the narratives authorized by law enforcement and government authorities are worthy of serious consideration suggests the unmistakable extent to which public discourse has declined.


One story that did not make headlines. Rapper Lupe Fiasco was performing live at the StartUp RockOn concert to celebrate the re-election of Barack H. Obama on January 21st. He was kicked off the stage by Obama’s secret service detail because he was singing Anti-Obama lyrics…


There is a grotesque development in the EU in attempts to “normalize” or popularize Nazism. The Prague Declaration is a sinister falsification of history which has encouraged attempts to legitimize the rebirth of Nazism now spreading throughout Europe.

War in Our Collective Imagination By David Swanson, July 27, 2014
Folks Out There Have a “Distaste of Western Civilization and Cultural Values” By Edward S. Herman, July 26, 2014
Israeli Policies Towards the Palestinians Mirror Regimes of Apartheid in South Africa and Jim Crow in the U.S. By Global Research News, July 23, 2014
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They Aren’t Hiding It Anymore: Calls for Genocide, Rape of Palestinian Women enter Israeli Mainstream By Jonathan Cook, July 22, 2014
Soldiers, Spies and the Moon: Secret U.S. and Soviet Plans from the 1950s and 1960s By Jeffrey T. Richelson, July 21, 2014
How to Start a War: The American Use of War Pretext Incidents.
How to Start a War: The American Use of War Pretext Incidents. By Richard Sanders, July 20, 2014
Fascist Dictatorships and the Unspoken Atrocities of US Imperialism: Chile and Indonesia By Andre Vltchek, July 20, 2014
Clintons Reinstigated the Cold War with Russia – Stop Hillary Clinton By John V. Walsh, July 20, 2014
Cable News: A White Man’s World – White Male Guests Dominate Across CNN, Fox, MSNBC By FAIR, July 17, 2014
Interview with Latin American and Caribbean Media By Xinhua, July 17, 2014
Atoms For Peace And Iran Nuclear Talk: The Theatrics Continues – From Eisenhower to Obama By Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich, July 17, 2014
Big Corporations Have an Overwhelming Amount of Power Over Our Food Supply By Michael Snyder, July 16, 2014
#noTTIP: The Rising Global Movement against the US-EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) By Adam Parsons, July 16, 2014
100 Years of War – 100 Years of Peace and the Peace Movement, 1914 – 2014 By Peter van den Dungen, July 16, 2014
‘Building a BRICS Wall’: Stopping the Western Juggernaut By Adrian Salbuchi, July 16, 2014
In Photos: Worldwide Protest Against Israeli Attack on Gaza By Annie Robbins, July 16, 2014
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Breakdown in Diplomacy at the UN Security Council. Who is Behind “The Most Terrible Crimes in the History of Humanity”, Syria or the US? By Carla Stea, July 16, 2014
WAR AND GLOBAL CAPITALISM: “Money for Jobs Not for War”:  American Chauvinism and  Reformist Illusions
Corporate Destruction. In A World Beyond Capitalism? By Prof. John McMurtry, July 15, 2014
Counting the Presidents’ Bodies By David Swanson, July 15, 2014
Endings at the World Cup: What a German Victory means By Binoy Kampmark, July 14, 2014
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Israel-Palestine: The Abnormal Normality of the Occupation and its ‘Escalations’ By Mya Guarnieri, July 14, 2014
Israel’s Incremental Genocide in the Gaza Ghetto By Ilan Pappe, July 14, 2014
Did Anyone Live In Palestine Prior to the Formation of Israel? By Washington's Blog, July 14, 2014
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America: An Ordinary Nation Ruled by Greedy, Unjust, and Inhumane People By John Kozy, July 14, 2014
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Facts All US Citizens Need to Know About Israel and Palestine By Robert Barsocchini, July 13, 2014
The Apartheid Wall: Israel Continues to Defy the International Court of Justice (ICJ) with Impunity By Hassan Ould Moctar, July 11, 2014
Big Brother Obama: White House Plans Internet ID System
The Return of George Orwell: Big Brother’s War on Palestine, Ukraine and Truth By John Pilger, July 11, 2014
A World Beyond Capitalism? The Commons as a Fount of Hope By Richard Swift, July 10, 2014
US Military Spends Millions to Study “Manipulation of Social Media” By Washington's Blog, July 10, 2014
Exit Brazil: Catastrophe at the World Cup. The 7-1 Loss to Germany on Home Soil By Binoy Kampmark, July 09, 2014
Washington’s Corporate Media and the Imperial War on Korea By Danny Haiphong, July 09, 2014
Brazil: Dictatorship-era Torture Techniques and Secret Executions Revealed in Declassified U.S. Documents By Peter Kornbluh, July 09, 2014
The Veterans of America’s Wars: What Happens to U.S. Cannon Fodder? By Prof. Bill Quigley, July 08, 2014
The UK Insults the Memory of Gandhi By CHS-SACHETAN, July 08, 2014
The Double-Edged Sword of Drone Technology By Tony Cartalucci, July 08, 2014
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Detroit Urges National Effort to Defeat Banks, Privatization By Abayomi Azikiwe, July 08, 2014
From Soldier of Fortune to Contractor: the American Shadow Warrior’s Evolution By Wei Tung, July 08, 2014
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Governments from Around the World, Including US, EU, Asia, Africa, Admit “They Carry Out False Flag Terror” By Washington's Blog, July 08, 2014
Shades of 1930 in Wall Street Banks’ Dark Pools? By Pam Martens, July 08, 2014
Twisted History Against Russia and Serbia By Michael Averko, July 07, 2014
Screening Out Reality: “Electronic Happenings in the Real World” By Jim McCluskey, July 07, 2014
Positive Thoughts on Dark Times By Prof. James Petras, July 06, 2014
What is July 4th to US Imperialism? What is it to the Oppressed? By Danny Haiphong, July 04, 2014
Dirty Wars and Football: The Ghost of General Videla By Binoy Kampmark, July 04, 2014
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The Fourth of July: Celebrating Imperialism and Militarism By A D Hemming and Bati Ahmed, July 04, 2014
4th of July: Is the United States a Representative Democracy or a Mirage Democracy?
Thomas Jefferson: America’s Founding Sociopath By Robert Parry, July 04, 2014
July 4: “Patriotic Rituals R Us”. American Independence and Frederick Douglass’ Echoes Through The Ages By Danny Schechter, July 04, 2014
The Story of Detroit, A Modern Parable Chronicling the Betrayal of America. The New Century’s War on America’s Poor and Middle Class By Joachim Hagopian, July 03, 2014
Iran 1953: US Envoy to Baghdad Suggested to Fleeing Shah He Not Acknowledge Foreign Role in Coup By Malcolm Byrne, July 03, 2014
Alternative Media Spotlight By Hugo Turner, July 03, 2014
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Neo-Colonialism and “Africa’s Relations with the World” By Abayomi Azikiwe, July 02, 2014
Reflecting on the History of America’s Wars, Trying to Feel Patriotic on the Fourth of July By Dr. Gary G. Kohls, July 02, 2014
War: The Racket of Big Business, Wall Street and the Bankers By Sheldon Richman, July 01, 2014
From Cold War Thaws to the Arctic Thaw: The Changing Arctic and Its Security Implications for East Asia By Kimie Hara, July 01, 2014
Reality Denial : Apologetics for Western-Imperial Violence
Reality Denial : Apologetics for Western-Imperial Violence By Edward S. Herman and David Peterson, June 28, 2014
Today’s Oligarch Curtain of Lies, Theft, Death and Destruction Are Exposed As Never Before By Joachim Hagopian, June 28, 2014
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“An Immense Military Establishment”: Eisenhower’s Worst Fears Have Been Realized… By Washington's Blog, June 27, 2014
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U.S.-Egyptian “Historic Partnership” Reeks with Hypocrisy By Sheldon Richman, June 27, 2014
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From Ancient Egypt to Modern America: Spying has Always been used to Crush Dissent By Washington's Blog, June 27, 2014
“Free Market is the Secret to Happiness” – A Billionaires’ PR Initiative By Chris Young, June 26, 2014
Political Warfare and the History of Terrorism: The CIA’s Phoenix Program By Kevin Ryan, June 26, 2014
The Lessons of World War I: The 100th Anniversary of the Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand By Dr. Gary G. Kohls, June 25, 2014
Growing CIA and Pentagon Involvement in Africa By Abayomi Azikiwe, June 24, 2014
The Present State of America – Far From Exceptional and Sinking Fast By Joachim Hagopian, June 24, 2014
The Metropolitan Opera’s Censorship of “The Death of Klinghoffer”: Artwork About Oppression of Palestinians Considered Anti-Jewish By David Walsh, June 22, 2014
Ethnic and Cultural Cleansing in Ukraine By Andrew Korybko, June 18, 2014
Ukraine Neo-Nazis Trained by NATO to Commit Atrocities: NATO’s ‘Gladio’ Army in Ukraine By RT, June 15, 2014
Truth or Propaganda? Hollywood to Produce Film on Six-Day War Called ‘Jerusalem 67’ By Timothy Alexander Guzman, June 15, 2014
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“Greater Israel”: The Zionist Plan for the Middle East By Israel Shahak, June 13, 2014
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, A Thatcherite Revolution: “Free Trade”, Corporate Plunder and the War on Working People By Colin Todhunter, June 13, 2014
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The Syrian Vote: The People Reject Regime Change By Chandra Muzaffar, June 12, 2014
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Eyewitness Report: Documentary about the 2014 Syrian Presidential Elections By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, June 12, 2014
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The Diary of Lena Mukhina: An Important Document on the Leningrad Blockade (1941-1944) by Germany’s Wehrmacht By Clara Weiss, June 12, 2014
Race, Class and the World Cup in Brazil By Mike LaSusa, June 11, 2014
De Gaulle's Vision of Europe and the Problems of the Contemporary Balkans
The Lessons of History: In 1966 President De Gaulle Said No to US-NATO By Umberto Pascali, June 11, 2014
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The Prospects and Problems of 21st Century Socialism in the US By Danny Haiphong, June 11, 2014
The Fateful Triangle: Russia, Ukraine and the Jews By Israel Shamir, June 11, 2014
Civilian Death Toll of Sarajevo “Siege” Grossly Over-Stated
USAID Finances the Anti-War Movement. Open Letter to the Organizers of the Peace Event in Sarajevo 2014 By Elsa Rassbach, June 10, 2014
The Big Money World of Mercenaries and Private Security By Global Research News, June 10, 2014
Orwell’s 1984 in China: Big Brother in every Bookshop By Michael Rank, June 10, 2014