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STOP US WEAPONS INTO FALLUJAH

STOP US WEAPON SALES!

Dear Friends and Family, As you know, Fallujah is near and dear to my heart. I got an email from a friend working in Fallujah and her message was: “Please Kali, try to stop your government from supplying Maliki with weapons , why they are insisting on keeping killing us , why they are doing…more »

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Obama Named “War Criminal” In Irish Parliament

U.S. Army Restricts Access To #Guardian Website Over NSA Revelations

Irish politician, Clare Daly, speaking truth to power. On June 22, 2013 Clare Daly exposes the U.S. Global Agenda under the leadership of President Barak Obama in her address to Irish parliament. She appropriately calls attention to the hypocrisy behind Obama’s words of “

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The Crucifixion Of Tomas Young

Photo by Claudia Cuellar

KANSAS CITY, Mo.—I flew to Kansas City last week to see Tomas Young. Young was paralyzed in Iraq in 2004. He is now receiving hospice care at his home. I knew him by reputation and the movie documentary “Body of War.” He was one of the first veterans to publicly oppose the war in Iraq….more »

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Once Columbus

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I love Columbus Day. Each year I recall the simple song I learned as a child about the man who “discovered” America. I still recall the innocent boy whose imagination was taken by the story of adventure and discovery. In fourteen hundred and ninety two Columbus sailed the ocean blue. On Columbus Day, I reflect…more »

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The People Who Are Paying: We Are At War

Jean Paul Sartre

“We are at War. Somebody is Going to Pay.” – George W. Bush, Sept 11th, 2001. Kabul Eleven years later, we are still at war. Bullets, mortars and drones are still extracting payment. Thousands, tens of thousands, millions have paid in full. Children and even those yet to be born will continue to pay for…more »

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Those Laboratory Mice Were Children

Photo by Karlos Zurutuza/IPS

Written by Karlos Zurutuza FALLUJAH, Iraq, Apr 13, 2012 (IPS) – At Fallujah hospital they cannot offer any statistics on children born with birth defects – there are just too many. Parents don’t want to talk. “Families bury their newborn babies after they die without telling anyone,” says hospital spokesman Nadim al-Hadidi. “It’s all too…more »

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Fallujah Babies: Under A New Kind Of Siege

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Doctors and residents blame US weapons for catastrophic levels of birth defects in Fallujah’s newborns. Fallujah, Iraq – While the US military has formally withdrawn from Iraq, doctors and residents of Fallujah are blaming weapons like depleted uranium and white phosphorous used during two devastating US attacks on Fallujah in 2004 for what are being…more »

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Cognitive Infiltration

Twin Towers 9/11

Written by Charlie Skelton How the world changed after 9/11 On the day of September 11, Charlie Skelton attends a symposium of critical thinkers in New York The heavy syllables of the victims’ names boomed out along the streets around Ground Zero. The public were patted down, then allowed up a cramped side road to…more »

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