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Julia Ward Howe was a humanist who cared about suffering people, a feminist, a social justice activist & suffragette, and it was because of her anti-war commitment that she wrote the famous “Mother’s Day Proclamation” 5 years after the Civil War, which resulted in 600,000 dead American soldiers
This story begins in the early 1900s. Gasoline-powered transportation, whether by private auto or mass transit, was on its way out. Electric automobiles were rapidly gaining ground over their gas-powered rivals. By 1900, nearly 40% of all US cars were electric...
Washington knew a Japanese fleet was on its way to Pearl Harbor, but welcomed the attack since a Japanese aggression would make it possible to “sell” the war to an anti-war American public.
John D. Rockefeller Jr. owned a controlling interest in Standard Oil, but the next largest stockholder was the German chemical company I. G. Farben, through which the firm sold $20 million worth of gasoline and lubricants to the Nazis.
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Coronavirus Shock Doctrine By Mark Taliano, March 19, 2020
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Helms-Burton Law, Internationalization Weapon to Blockade Cuba By Elizabeth Borrego Rodriguez, March 16, 2020
Listen to George Kennan and End the War in Afghanistan By Daniel Larison, March 16, 2020
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House Passed Paid Sick Leave Only for 20% of US Workers By Stephen Lendman, March 15, 2020
Supermen with Soiled Collars: Reporters in a Golden Age By Greg Guma, March 15, 2020
The Political Economy of Corruption in South Korea By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, March 14, 2020
“Blue No Matter Who!” By Keith Harmon Snow, March 12, 2020
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Biden Rejects Medicare for All By Stephen Lendman, March 11, 2020
Dirty System Triumph on Mini-Super Tuesday By Stephen Lendman, March 11, 2020
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Israel’s Third Election: Netanyahu Wins, Justice Loses By James J. Zogby, March 10, 2020
Western Union Suspends Family Remittances to Cuba, Except from the U.S. By Granma, March 10, 2020
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New Putin-Erdogan Deal Is Sugar-coating the Turks’ Surrender By Scott Ritter, March 09, 2020
Putin Saves Erdogan from Himself By Pepe Escobar, March 08, 2020
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Circle in the Darkness: Memoir of a World Watcher (2020) By Eric Walberg, March 06, 2020
Boris Johnson Accused of Covering Up “Bullying Allegations” By Johanna Ross, March 06, 2020
Joe Biden in 2020 Duplicates Hillary Clinton in 2016 By Eric Zuesse, March 06, 2020
The Despicable USA – Theater of Dystopia. A Nation Run by Gangsters By S. Brian Willson, March 06, 2020
Afghanistan: Imagine There’s No Future By Daniel Lazare, March 06, 2020
The Pentagon’s “Ides of March 2020”: Best Month to Go to War? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, March 05, 2020
Coronavirus and “Pandemic Pantries”. Fear Campaign Triggers Stockpiling of Emergency Supplies By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, March 05, 2020
The Skripal Case – Two Years On By OffGuardian, March 05, 2020
The Brexit Fallout Gathers Pace By True Publica, March 05, 2020
Bloomberg Quits Race for the White House By Stephen Lendman, March 05, 2020
The Illusion of Democracy in America By Stephen Lendman, March 05, 2020
Banana America: The Fix Is in! “US Politics These Last 48 Hours, …Bernie vs. Biden” By Philip A Farruggio, March 05, 2020
Erdogan Tells Putin: “We’re in Idlib to Protect the People There.” By Eric Zuesse, March 05, 2020
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Super Tuesday & the Irrevocable Split in the Democratic Party By Dr. Jack Rasmus, March 04, 2020
From Monroe to Trump. US Sponsored Military Coups in Latin America By Elson Concepción Pérez, March 04, 2020
Why the American Ruling Class Fears Bernie Sanders By Eric Sommer, March 03, 2020
The US-Taliban ‘Peace Deal’? Imperial State Criminality and Terrorism, Dr. Aafia Siddiqui and “Restorative Justice” By Junaid S. Ahmad, March 03, 2020
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Neoliberal Globalization Is Pushing Humanity “Towards the Edge” By Shane Quinn, March 03, 2020
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Analysis of the 2019 Bolivia Election By Jack R. Williams and John Curiel, March 02, 2020
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