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What "Free Trade" Has Done to Central America
World  (tags: DR-CAFTA, Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), NAFTA )

- 16 hours ago -
Warnings about the human and environmental costs of "free trade" went unheeded. Now the most vulnerable Central Americans are paying the price. Because trading away democracy to transnational corporations is not such a "free trade" after all.
America Is More Terrifying Than Orwell's Fiction - Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lies, propaganda, politics, government, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, crime, abuse, war, media, military, iraq, freedoms )

- 3 days ago -
Not even the author of "1984" could have envisioned a world dominated by a single superpower.
Obama's Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) Would Be Disastrous for Europe
Business  (tags: international corporations, Global Economy, economic crash, Too Big To Fail )

- 3 days ago -
the deal is even more favorable to U.S.-based international corporations than to EU-based ones, and so it would probably boost profits for U.S.-based firms. However, since the deal is heavily slanted against workers everywhere, in favor of investors...
Keystone Pipeline Fails to Get Through Senate
Environment  (tags: Keystone XL Pipeline, Senate KXL vote )

- 2 days ago -
The controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline failed to win approval in the Senate tonight by one vote, a blow to Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu who hoped to be able to push it through.
Keystone XL Pipeline Legislation Fails to Pass in U.S. Senate By One Vote
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: KXL )

- 3 days ago -
KXL is dead in the Senate. Kick Landrieu to the curb. She's done.
Looming US Ground Wars in Iraq and Syria
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: permanent war agenda, regime change, Naked aggression )

- 3 days ago -
Reflecting how power corrupts. Absolute power doing it absolutely. Lurching from one war to another. Force-fed neoliberal harshness at home. Washington's dirty hands dirtier than ever. Permanent war on humanity persists. Wealth, power and unchallenged...
Ten Chemical Weapons Attacks Washington Doesn't Want You to Talk About
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: chemical weapons, u.s., usa, war, Washington DC, attack, americans, crime, government, military )

- 3 days ago -
Here is a list of 10 chemical weapons attacks carried out by the U.S. government or its allies against civilians.
More Federal Agencies Are Using Undercover Operations
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, world, violence, women, rights, society, sports, transportation, travel, tv, news, philanthropy, politics, religion, health, humans, internet, law, media, police, government, gayrights, freedoms, education, environment, ethics, family, crime, culture )

- 3 days ago -
Undercover work, inherently invasive and sometimes dangerous, was once largely the domain of the F.B.I. & a few other law enforcement agencies at the federal level. Outside public view, changes in policies and tactics over the last decade have resul
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