Washington and the Egyptian Tragedy

Stephen Zunes Foreign Policy In Focus http://fpif.org/washington-and-the-egyptian-tragedy/ The vast majority of Egyptians killed since the coup have been unarmed protesters struck down with American-made weapons by soldiers transported in American-made vehicles provided by the American taxpayer. As in El Salvador, Nicaragua, East Timor, Angola, Lebanon, and Gaza in previous years,...

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Has the 1 Percent Committed Treason?

Robert Reich RobertReich.org http://www.alternet.org/economy/has-1-percent-committed-treason A small group of extremely wealthy people are systematically destroying the US government. Permit me an impertinent question (or three). Suppose a small group of extremely wealthy people sought to systematically destroy the U.S. government by (1) finding and bankrolling new candidates pledged to shrinking and...

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It’s Time for Americans to Admit That We’ve Had a Coup d’etat

Paul Craig Roberts Institute for Political Economy http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/american-coup-detat?paging=off The American people have suffered a coup d’etat, but they are hesitant to acknowledge it. The regime ruling in Washington today lacks constitutional and legal legitimacy. Americans are ruled by usurpers who claim that the executive branch is above the law and...

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