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Dissident Voice - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

Calm … quiet … serene
is the scene

Lush … green … gentle
in the woods

One brown leaf
finally falls
under the swelter of summer
after having held on
a bit too long
through autumn and winter

Sometimes it’s best
in life
to...

Dissident Voice - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

The roads are black
Pilgrims die like cattle
Paying homage in blistering
Terrain is not enough
Even if the gods do not bless
Terrorists do
In the name of a country
We cannot travel
Kashmir’s gates are too near
Death or the valley of guns...

Dissident Voice - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

Reanimated
Ruminations
Realized

Through
postulating
opposition

We severed
our hearts
from
our minds

Only
to
find
that
we
lost
the
capacity
to
miss
their
presence

...
Dissident Voice - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

Welcome to a peace haven
where bullets on brother bodies
are signposts of no war.
Feel free in our fat-fees
campuses
where
butts
reinforce lessons.
‘No violence! No violence!’
Students chant in Buea,
but human bees from Yaoundé
...

FEE - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

If a recent report out of the U.K. is any indication, a college degree does not necessarily a good employee make. Employers are becoming increasingly dissatisfied with new employee attitudes toward work, problem-solving, and communication.

Agora Vox - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

Billet d'humeur... me disais que ça faisait 15 piges que Layne Staley était parti suite à une surdose de speedball et que ce groupe était 'achement bien et que voilà... pour ceux qui ne connaissent pas.

La version unplugged* :

La version studio :

On se remet un standard...

Yanis Varoufakis - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

On 20th July 2017, the University of Sussex conferred upon me the degree of Doctor of the University Honoris Causa. Professor Andrea Cornwall, who kindly presented me to the Chancellor and the Congregation, explained the rationale of the award: “[F]or his contribution to our understanding of the...

Web of Debt - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

Illinois is teetering on bankruptcy and other states are not far behind, largely due to unfunded pension liabilities; but there are solutions. The Federal Reserve could do a round of “QE for Munis.” Or the state could turn its sizable pension fund into a self-sustaining public bank.  Illinois is...

Need To Know News - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

Unmasking means revealing to the public the identities of citizens whose names are found in raw data dumps from classified surveillance operations, which was was done for political reasons in this case. [...]

The Duran - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

Tensions in Jerusalem have risen to their highest levels since 2014 when the so-called Silent Intifada broke out surrounding rage at Israel over its war on Gaza. The 2014 conflict ended with both sides claiming victory, but was in actual effect largely a stalemate which led to the re-...

Yanis Varoufakis - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

Κυβέρνηση, τρόικα και κατεστημένο προσδοκούν πώς και πώς την πολυπόθητη έξοδο στις αγορές, υποσχόμενοι στους χειμαζόμενους εν μέσω θέρους πολίτες ότι αυτή η «επιτυχία» θα φέρει την άνοιξη για όλους. Πρόκειται για επικίνδυνο ψέμα που κάθε σκεπτόμενος άνθρωπος έχει καθήκον να αποδομήσει.

...

21 Century Wire - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

Episode #195 of SUNDAY WIRE SHOW resumes on July 23rd, 2017 as guest host Patrick Henningsen brings you this week’s LIVE broadcast on the Alternate Current Radio Network – covering all the top news stories both at home and internationally…

LISTEN LIVE ON THIS PAGE AT THE FOLLOWING...

21 Century Wire - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

American liberal activists still struggling with the concept that a wax figure is not meant to be real.

21st Century Wire says…

The progressive culture police are on the march again – this time to Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in New York City. The recent unveiling of the new Beyoncé ...

BSNEWS - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

These past six months I have been getting to know the inter-media. They’re not formally part of mainstream, and they’re not very social, so I call them inter-media. They are like the maintenance team for the mainstream. To explain this, I’ll first say how I came to meet them. The context of...

FEE - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

In 1947, Milton Friedman had a radio discussion about the future of France and whether the black markets were advancing or hindering France's – and the rest of Europe's – wartime recovery. The conversation is just as enlightening today as it was 70 years ago.

Aletho News - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

By Stuart Littlewood | Dissident Voice | July 22, 2017 In a letter to a local newspaper about Brexit and the way prime minister Theresa May is handling it, I happened to mention in passing the Balfour Declaration, criticising her plans to celebrate the centenary “with pride” and invite Israel’s...

FEE - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

I wonder how many global warming enthusiasts have thought through the full implications of their fears of a looming apocalypse. If it is true that global warming threatens the very survival of life on Earth, then all other considerations must, by necessity, be secondary to preventing global...

Down With Tyranny - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version
Nancy Ohanian's Speaker Paul

Thursday, Paul Ryan told reporters that the CBO analysis of Trumpcare is "bogus" and thereby bolstered the Trump Regime's relentless campaign to undermine and destroy American institutional norms.

Congress created the CBO in 1974 in legislation...

New Eastern Outlook - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

International human rights organizations such as the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the British Save the Children fund say that every ten minutes a child dies in Yemen, what’s even worse – he would die from a curable disease. Every 35 seconds yet another child would get infected...

Natural Society - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

Researchers at the Google-linked science company Verily are in the process of releasing 20 million sterile mosquitoes into the Fresno County, California, area in an attempt to actually stop the disease-carrying menaces from breeding. [1]

The effort is dubbed the “Debug Fresno” project,...

Natural Society - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

A study in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) suggests that a pregnant woman can reduce her risk of needing a caesarean section, or C-section, by around 10% by doing 2 simple things: eating healthy and staying active. Not terribly surprising, is it?

In 2015, 32% of all deliveries in the...

21 Century Wire - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

21st Century Wire says…

Failing US magazine Newsweek once again finds itself on the ropes.

For the last year, US mainstream media outlets have given themselves license to freely spray any and all slanderous accusations regarding Russia into the public domain, and about Russian-...

The Duran - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

A few weeks after a huge NATO exercise in the Baltic – provocatively conducted around three sides of the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad – ships of the Chinese navy have arrived in the Baltic to conduct joint naval exercises with the Russian navy there.

Here is a video of the...

New Eastern Outlook - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

It’s been over nine months of perpetual protests in the northern region of Morocco known as Rif since the parties seem unable to reach a compromise since neither protesters, nor the government are capable of putting forward a solution that would satisfy all sides. Those protests broke out last...

Strategic Culture - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

The news hits headlines. The Washington Post (WP) reports that President Trump has decided to discontinue the CIA’s covert program to arm and train «moderate» Syrian rebels battling the government of Bashar al-Assad, according to US officials...

Timothy Kelly - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version


The Tempest, Brave New World and the Welfare State as Slave State

Spy Culture - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version
On August 7th 1998 two almost identical truck bombs exploded outside the US embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. In this episode we look at the embassy bombings, their genesis and consequences. From the role of triple agent Ali Mohamed to the absurd circumstances of the...
Strategic Culture - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

The ongoing effort of the United States to eradicate the Islamic State by aggressively launching airstrikes against targets that include non-combatants is causing significant harm to civilians in Iraq and Syria.

The Duran - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

The United States appears to be on a course of permanently backing down from the following: conflict with Syrian forces in Syria, open disagreements which could lead to conflict with Russian forces in Syria, attempts to take the ‘lead’ in Syria, relations with Salafist terrorist groups in...

Giza Death Star - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

Mr. P.K. saw this article and passed it along, and it's worth some careful consideration, for it seems that the US Pentagram...er...Pentagon, is admitting…

The post PENTAGRAM STUDY: THE EMPIRE IS COLLAPSING. ITS SOLUTION? MORE OF THE ... appeared first on Giza Death Star....

The BRICS Post - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version


China has urged the US and Russia to work with the rest of the international community for a speedy resolution to the bloody Syrian civil war [Xinhua]

China is calling for a united Syria and is encouraging parties to the six-year conflict to work...

GMWatch - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

The move stems from the GMA’s hardline stance against clear GMO labelling

Strategic Culture - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

The US Department of Defense is fond of issuing reports, many of which contain a massive amount of Pentagon jargon and gobbledygook terms. But, one recent report, while not lacking in typical gibberish, contains one clear and unambiguous message. The neo-conservative «New American Century» pet...

Strategic Culture - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

The headline of the New York Times piece was breathless: “Iran Dominates in Iraq After U.S. Handed the Country Over.” The content was only slightly less so: “But after the United States’ abrupt withdrawal of troops in 2011, American constancy is still in question here—a broad failure of American...

Consortium News - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

Afghanistan has been a disaster for U.S. policymakers since Presidents Carter and Reagan started funding Islamists almost four decades ago and then the U.S. began fighting them post-9/11, a failure that needs ending, says Alon Ben-Meir. By Alon Ben-Meir Sixteen…

Consortium News - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

Official Washington deemed Syria’s defeat of jihadists occupying Aleppo a “war crime” but called the U.S.-backed defeat of ISIS in Mosul, Iraq, a “liberation,” yet it too killed civilians and destroyed an ancient city, reports Dennis J Bernstein. By Dennis…

Stop Nato - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

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Anti-war essays, poems, short stories and literary excerpts

Greek and Roman writers on war and peace

Pausanias: Peace cradling Wealth in her arms

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Pausanias
From Description of Greece
Translated by J.G. Frazer

When Lichas arrived the...

Dissident Voice - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

Implicit in the banking concept is the assumption of a dichotomy between human beings and the world: a person is merely in the world, not with the world or with others; the individual is spectator, not re-creator.

— Paulo Freire, Pedagogy of the Oppressed (1968)

...
Newsbud - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

The hottest stories from Newsbud.com in this weekly roundup, plus exciting employment opportunities with Newsbud. We are down to the last 48 hours of our fundraiser to raise enough money to keep newsbud operational. We are close to reaching our goal, but we need your help to make it happen so go...

Dissident Voice - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

Of the roughly millions of novels published annually worldwide, Arundhati Roy is one of the rare maverick authors for whom justice and politics is integral to her art and to her identity. Her new novel, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, which I would describe as her summa injustica of India, has...

Mohamed Omar - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

Den humanitära stormakten Sverige har havererat. Vi kan inte fortsätta som förut. Det var något som gick upp för många när asylkaoset var som värst hösten 2015. Sedan dess har debatten förändrats. Året efter asylkaoset kom boken Haveriet – den humanitära stormaktens fall. Nitton debattörer och...

Dissident Voice - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

In a letter to a local newspaper about Brexit and the way prime minister Theresa May is handling it, I happened to mention in passing the Balfour Declaration, criticising her plans to celebrate the centenary “with pride” and invite Israel’s PM Netanyahu to the fun. This drew a sharp response...

Kafila - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

Guest Post by Sabiha Farhat [ A month ago from yesterday, a teenager called Junaid was lynched and murdered on a train in Haryana. Sabiha Farhat writes in the wake of visiting his house and meeting his family. The news cycles may have moved on to other stories, but we need to keep remembering...

AntiWar.com Original Content - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

Militias were blamed for the latest dumped body that was found in Baghdad.

The post Body Dumping Continues in Baghdad; 34 Killed in Iraq appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

Kafila - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

Guest post by KASHISH BADAR हरियाणा सरकार को घू़ंघट पर कुछ बोलने से पहले इन महिलाओं की बात सुन लेनी चाहिए थी. जब हरियाणा सरकार ने अपनी मासिक पत्रिका में एक घूँघट काढ़ी हुई औरत को राज्य की आन, बान और पहचान कहा तो मीडिया में इसका काफ़ी विरोध हुआ. फ़ेस्बुक पर लोगों का यह …

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Aletho News - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

Palestine Information Center – July 22, 2017 OCCUPIED JERUSALEM – A Palestinian youth was pronounced dead on Saturday evening after he was injured in clashes with the Israeli police in al-Eizariya town in Jerusalem. A local source reported that Yousuf Kashour, 24, died of a serious injury to the...

Les Crises - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

Source, Bouger les lignes, C. Galactéros, 19-07-2017


Massoud Barzani a annoncé un référendum d’autodétermination du Kurdistan irakien qui se tiendra en septembre.

«Les hommes raisonnent toujours avec une ‘guerre de retard’. Tel est le constat...

Down With Tyranny - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

John Calhoun came from a southern colonial family that opposed the federal constitution. He was elected to Congress from South Carolina in 1810 and immediately joined the ranks of the most hawkish, pro-war elements and he was instrumental in dragging the U.S. into the War of 1812. He...

Les Crises - 2017-07-23 - Original post - cached version

Source : Proche & Moyen Orient, Guillaume Berlat, 16-07-2017

« Ma messe, la voici ! C’est la bible et je n’en veux pas d’autres » (Calvin). La vie internationale possède une dimension liturgique indéniable. À cet égard, la rencontre multilatérale de haut niveau est à la diplomatie ce...

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