Category Archives: INTERNATIONAL

Organ trafficking: ‘Her heart was missing’

By Chris Arsenault Al Jazeera “The common denominator [with theft and “consensual” sales] is profiteering,” he told Al Jazeera. The stories are grim and often impossible to confirm: illicit clinics, corrupt doctors and global networks dealing in human flesh. International organ … Continue reading

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Thousands have joined the “I Won’t Pay” movement in Greece

By Anthony Faiola Washington Post Athens — Already struggling to avoid a debt default that could seal Greece’s fate as a financial pariah, this Mediterranean nation is also scrambling to contain another threat — a breakdown in the rule of … Continue reading

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THE AFTERMATH

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Rachel Maddow: War On Terror Fought On Bin Laden’s Terms

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Shankaboot – The first Arabic web series from the streets and rooftops of Beirut

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Capitalism’s Dismal Future

Capitalism’s Dismal Future, by Paul Mattick, The Chronicle Review, March 13, 2011           A homeless man named Roger panhandles in New York City, Spencer Platt, Getty Images Apart from the patently nonreality-based dissent of its Republican … Continue reading

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Blowin’ in the Idiot Wind

  By Maureen Dowd The New York Times Bob Dylan may have done the impossible: broken creative new ground in selling out. The idea that the raspy troubadour of ’60s freedom anthems would go to a dictatorship and not sing … Continue reading

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Chavez: Life On Mars Ended By Capitalism

REUTERS CARACAS (Reuters) – Capitalism may be to blame for the lack of life on the planet Mars, Venezuela’s socialist President Hugo Chavez said on Tuesday. “I have always said, heard, that it would not be strange that there had … Continue reading

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ISLAMOPHOBIA IN THE U.S.

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Gambling On Hunger: Amid A Food Crisis, Why Do Republicans Want To Keep Regulators At Bay?

By Zach Carter and Ryan Grim HUFFINGTON POST Big price spikes are good for traders holding onto wheat or oil contracts, allowing them to stuff more money into their wallets while families struggling to make ends meet thousands of miles … Continue reading

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