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Moving Forward – 07.17.17

Rob Seimetz and Bruce Wright our joined by Linh Dinh. Today we discuss America’s war on the poor and homeless, as well as, the End of America. Linh Dinh is the author of Postcards from the End of America and nine other books. His political essays are published regularly at Unz Review and other webzines.  His website is linhdinhphotos.blogspot.com. Download this episode (right …

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Michael Tracey – Assange Is Vastly More Reliable Than The Elite U.S. Media

In January 2011, the people of Tunisia effectuated an uprising which led to the ouster of Ben Ali, who had ruled the country for 23 years. Many Tunisians were well aware that the regime was autocratic and corrupt, but they were provided additional gory details about its decadent opulence by none other than WikiLeaks, the organization whose founder and editor …

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John Broich – How Journalists Covered the Rise of Mussolini and Hitler

How to cover the rise of a political leader who’s left a paper trail of anti-constitutionalism, racism and the encouragement of violence? Does the press take the position that its subject acts outside the norms of society? Or does it take the position that someone who wins a fair election is by definition “normal,” because his leadership reflects the will …

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PATRICK COCKBURN – Why Politicians Are to Blame for Most Terrorist Attacks

European political leaders are making the same mistake in reacting to the massacre at the Christmas fair in Berlin, in which 12 died, as they did during previous terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels. There is an over-concentration on the failings of the security services in not identifying and neutralising the Tunisian petty criminal, Anis Amri, as the threat he turned …