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Europe’s “Great War” of 1914-1918 does not deserve to be called the “First World War.” That title should go to the first real global conflict, Europe’s genocidal invasion of other regions that began in late 15th Century. European historians have sought to downplay the ferocity, extent and significance of that earlier conflict by treating it as a diffuse historical process.

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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.

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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…

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Canada: Toronto March Against Anti-Semitism -White Privilege Masquerades as Anti-Racism By Yves Engler, August 30, 2014
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Russia and Eurasia: Who are the Russians? By Gaither Stewart, August 29, 2014
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Scottish Independence, “Better Apart” – Campaigning for the Referendum is Driving a Wedge Between Us All By Lesley Docksey, August 27, 2014
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Lies, Propaganda and “Political Brainwashing”. Remembering and Forgetting By Prof. Edward Curtin, August 26, 2014
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Africa and America: Why Ferguson is the Congo By BK Kumbi, August 26, 2014
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Wars for National Prestige – Changing the Conception that War is Honorable By David Swanson, August 25, 2014
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Earthquakes, Gods and California By Binoy Kampmark, August 25, 2014
CANADA'S NDP: Mulcair’s Victory: What Does It Mean?
Canadian MP quits the NDP Opposition for being a “Pro-Israel Party” By Middle East Monitor, August 22, 2014
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How to Start a War: The American Use of War Pretext Incidents By Richard Sanders, August 19, 2014
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Buddhism in Myanmar: Extremism and Crimes Against Humanity By Sufyan bin Uzayr, August 18, 2014
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A Terrible Normality: The Massacres and Aberrations of History By Michael Parenti, August 18, 2014
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Novorossiya Army Being Formed in East Ukraine By Ria Novosti, August 17, 2014
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Seven Special Seats Reserved for the Indigenous Community in Bolivian Elections By David Dougherty, August 16, 2014
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First Woman Gets the Nobel Prize in Mathematics By RT, August 14, 2014
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Mass Murder as Political Marketing – The Phoenix Program and U.S. Foreign Policy By Dr. T. P. Wilkinson, August 13, 2014
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Cold War Two By William Blum, August 12, 2014
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War and the Danger of “False Flags”: When Governments Apply the Old Schoolyard Bully Trick: “He Hit Me First!” By Washington's Blog, August 10, 2014
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The Sinking of The Lusitania, America’s Entry into World War I, A Bonanza for Wall Street By Gabriel Donohoe, August 10, 2014
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Israel Gives Jews a Bad Name By Danny Schechter, August 08, 2014
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Beware: Israel the Eager Provocateur By Tony Cartalucci, August 08, 2014
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The Enduring Myth of Hiroshima By John LaForge, August 07, 2014
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If Palestinians Were Human Beings By Shourideh C. Molavi, August 07, 2014
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Gaza Massacre: Israel’s Reversion to Old Colonial Tactics By James Abourezk, August 06, 2014
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Switzerland is the Model for an Independent Republic of Scotland By Steven MacMillan, August 05, 2014
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The Bombing of Nagasaki August 9, 1945. Unwelcome Truths for Church and State By Dr. Gary G. Kohls, August 05, 2014
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One Hundred Years Since the Outbreak of World War I By Nick Beams, August 05, 2014
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The West’s Liberal “Left” and the “Rationalizing” of Genocide in Historic Palestine By Phil Greaves, August 01, 2014
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A Watershed Moment in Human History: The Slaughter in Gaza and Humankind’s Response By R. Teichmann, August 01, 2014
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Washington Pays Lip Service to Israeli War Crimes: U.S. Veto Power Ensures Israel’s Impunity from International Law By Kourosh Ziabari, July 30, 2014
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Mutual Hostility Between Russians and Americans Soars. Polls By Eric Zuesse, July 30, 2014
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The Moral Failure Of The West: Israel Is Stealing and Murdering Its Way Through Palestine By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, July 29, 2014
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Palestine, War and the Lethal Role of Journalists By CounterPunch Newswire, July 29, 2014
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U.S. Holds the World Record of Killings of Innocent Civilians By Prof. John McMurtry and Kourosh Ziabari, July 29, 2014
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China-South Korea Relations: “Xi Jinping Visits Seoul: The Bigger Picture” By Mel Gurtov, July 28, 2014
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The Japan-China Confrontation Over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands – Between “shelving” and “dispute escalation” By Reinhard Drifte, July 28, 2014
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Ukraine, Russia and New Russia: From the February 21 Kiev Coup d'Etat to the July 17 MH17 Tragedy By Vladislav Krasnov, July 28, 2014
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The Lessons of World War I: The 100th Anniversary of the Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand By Dr. Gary G. Kohls, July 28, 2014
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Historical Powder Keg: Is 2014 going to be a 1914 Redux for Europe and the World? By Michael Werbowski, July 28, 2014
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A Century of War By Stephen Lendman, July 28, 2014
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Israel, the “Neighborhood Bully”: Deconstructing the Lyrics of Bob Dylan in the Light of the Gaza Crisis By Adeyinka Makinde, July 28, 2014
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War in Our Collective Imagination By David Swanson, July 27, 2014
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Folks Out There Have a “Distaste of Western Civilization and Cultural Values” By Edward S. Herman, July 26, 2014
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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
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Soldiers, Spies and the Moon: Secret U.S. and Soviet Plans from the 1950s and 1960s By Jeffrey T. Richelson, July 21, 2014
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Fascist Dictatorships and the Unspoken Atrocities of US Imperialism: Chile and Indonesia By Andre Vltchek, July 20, 2014
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Clintons Reinstigated the Cold War with Russia – Stop Hillary Clinton By John V. Walsh, July 20, 2014
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Cable News: A White Man’s World – White Male Guests Dominate Across CNN, Fox, MSNBC By FAIR, July 17, 2014
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Interview with Latin American and Caribbean Media By Xinhua, July 17, 2014
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Atoms For Peace And Iran Nuclear Talk: The Theatrics Continues – From Eisenhower to Obama By Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich, July 17, 2014
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#noTTIP: The Rising Global Movement against the US-EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) By Adam Parsons, July 16, 2014
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100 Years of War – 100 Years of Peace and the Peace Movement, 1914 – 2014 By Peter van den Dungen, July 16, 2014
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‘Building a BRICS Wall’: Stopping the Western Juggernaut By Adrian Salbuchi, July 16, 2014
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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
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Counting the Presidents’ Bodies By David Swanson, July 15, 2014
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Israel-Palestine: The Abnormal Normality of the Occupation and its ‘Escalations’ By Mya Guarnieri, July 14, 2014
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Israel’s Incremental Genocide in the Gaza Ghetto By Ilan Pappe, July 14, 2014
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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
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The Return of George Orwell: Big Brother’s War on Palestine, Ukraine and Truth By John Pilger, July 11, 2014
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A World Beyond Capitalism? The Commons as a Fount of Hope By Richard Swift, July 10, 2014
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US Military Spends Millions to Study “Manipulation of Social Media” By Washington's Blog, July 10, 2014
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Exit Brazil: Catastrophe at the World Cup. The 7-1 Loss to Germany on Home Soil By Binoy Kampmark, July 09, 2014
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Washington’s Corporate Media and the Imperial War on Korea By Danny Haiphong, July 09, 2014
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The Veterans of America’s Wars: What Happens to U.S. Cannon Fodder? By Prof. Bill Quigley, July 08, 2014
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The UK Insults the Memory of Gandhi By CHS-SACHETAN, July 08, 2014
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The Double-Edged Sword of Drone Technology By Tony Cartalucci, July 08, 2014
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