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A War the West Cannot Win (tags)

Andrew J. Bacevich is a professor emeritus at Boston University. His new book “America’s War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History’’ will appear in April 2016.

Big Lies Launch Lawless Wars (tags)

anti-war

US Universities of Shame: Part II (tags)

Israel

ASOCHIVIDA defends dialogue and understanding with Nicaragua Sugar (tags)

Chichigalpa Association for Life (ASOCHIVIDA), the most representative organization of persons with chronic renal insufficiency (CRI) of the country, recently ratified its commitment to continue the dialogue process established with Nicaragua Sugar Estates Limited (NSEL), a company of Grupo Pellas.

Boston University investigates causes of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in Nicaragua (tags)

Since 2009, upon a request received from Nicaragua Sugar Estates Limited (NSEL) and Chichigalpa Association for Life (ASOCHIVIDA), a research team from the Boston University School of Public Health (BU) has been investigating an epidemic of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in Nicaragua of unknown cause.

Research on Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in Central America (tags)

A multidisciplinary and multinational team of researchers led by Boston University has been investigating in Nicaragua the cause of chronic kidney disease (CKD) affecting large areas of Central America, following a request filed in 2008 by Nicaragua Sugar Estates Limited (NSEL), a subsidiary of Grupo Pellas, and the Chichigalpa Association for Life (ASOCHIVIDA), the most representative group of kidney patients in the western part of the country.

America's Left and Romney's Economic Agenda (tags)

Axel-Fair Schulz is a professor of political science at the State University of New York, Potsdam.

About Flor de Caña Boycott: ANAIRC’s Disinformation on Nicaragua Sugar and CKD (tags)

Over the last two years ANAIRC has been developing a smear campaign against Nicaragua Sugar Estates Limited (NSEL), owner of Ingenio San Antonio and a member of Grupo Pellas.

Boston University's Islamophobic Pro-Israeli Conference (tags)

US Islamophobia

Nicaragua Sugar (Grupo Pellas) reinforces aid to CKD patients (tags)

Although it has been scientifically proven that the productive and labor practices of Ingenio San Antonio do not cause CKD, Nicaragua Sugar has expressed its unwavering desire to continue helping those affected with the disease.

"Americans mispercieve the world and their role in its evolution" (tags)

"The bedrock assumption to which all of official Washington adheres, liberal Democrats no less than conservative Republicans, is that the United States itself constitutes the axis around which history turns. We define the future..."

"The System is Incestuous" (tags)

"We have a two-po9le system with corporations that direct the economy and authorities that should protect us from market failure. The corporations hire people who come from the government and the government hires people from the corporations..."

Deciphering the media campaign against Nicaragua Sugar Estates and the Pellas Group (tags)

A stone in the shoe In a recent article, the most conspicuous organizer of ANAIRC´s disinformation campaign against Nicaragua Sugar and the Pellas Group (Grupo Pellas) and the boycott against Flor de Caña finally decided to make an incursion into a new territory, without completely abandoning his repetitive disparaging epithets, in an attempt to give a new appearance to ANAIRC’s claims and make them seem serious. Let’s carefully examine what this is all about.

With regard to ANAIRC’s campaign against Nicaragua Sugar, Flor de Caña and Grupo Pellas (tags)

To this date, there is no recognized formal scientific study that establishes a relationship of causality between sugarcane cultural practices and chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Dialogue between Nicaragua Sugar, Grupo Pellas and ASOCHIVIDA regarding CKD (tags)

Report from the Compliance Advisor and Ombudsman (CAO) of the World Bank: Dialogue process between the San Antonio Sugar Mill and ASOCHIVIDA advances.

BOYCOTT TO FLOR DE CAÑA AND GRUPO PELLAS: THE TRUTH (tags)

Regardless of their leftist or rightist ideological position, all work unions at Nicaragua Sugar and Compañía Licorera, the Flor de Caña rum manufacturer, have pronounced themselves against the unfounded campaign by ANAIRC.

Remembering Howard Zinn (1922 - 2010) (tags)

He'll be sorely missed.

Sun May 3: CA Military Mom's LA Area Book Launch (tags)

Susan Galleymore, the US military mom who made front-page headlines from the San Francisco Chronicle to France's Le Monde, when she took a dangerous journey to Iraq in 2004, to visit her soldier son stationed in the 'Sunni Triangle', north of Baghdad comes to LA area.

The Resistance is Not Quiet: 2009 Anarchist Activist Conference (tags)

About 100 activists, college students, and community members gathered yesterday for the anarchist activist conference at Pitzer College in Claremont, California. The conference was titled "The Resistance is Not Silent," and topics of discussion included the environment, the internet, immigrant rights, urban planning, poetry, bicycling, the anti-war anti-hunger network of collectives Food not Bombs, and non-violence. The event also included vegan food, music, and tables where vendors accepted donations for literature and t-shirts.

CA Military Mom's New Book About War and Mothers Launches (tags)

Susan Galleymore made international headlines by taking the extraordinary and even dangerous step of traveling to Iraq in 2004 to visit her soldier son stationed on a military base in the so-called Sunni Triangle, north of Baghdad. What she found in Iraq – the horrors of war which was at once heartbreaking and compelling - challenged her to continue her journey interviewing mothers in war zones including Iraq, Israel and the West Bank, Lebanon, Syria, Afghanistan and the US. These powerful first-person stories offer dramatic insight into the impact of war on mothers, families, communities, in those countries. On Sunday afternoon, May 3rd, local military moms, musicians, poets, and artists will celebrate the publication of Susan Galleymore’s new book Long Time Passing: Mothers Speak About War and Terror by Pluto Press / Palgrave MacmIllian.

Media Compromises Civil Rights (tags)

Media bias helps deny civil rights and takes away the right to be innocent till proved guilty in a fair court of law.

NYCLAW Antiwar Digest (tags)

"In the States, if police burst into your house, kicking down doors and swearing at you, you would call your lawyer and file a lawsuit. Here, there are no lawyers. Their resources are limited, so they plant IEDs (improvised explosive devices) instead."

How business starves the world's poor (tags)

How business starves the world's poor

The FairTax Campaign Rocks the Boat! (tags)

Every day sees a new letter to the editor or web posting defining the 67,500 pages of income tax regulations, the effects of the current tax system on the “Made in America” label and the benefits of a fair, simple and transparent national tax system.

Can We End the American Empire Before It Ends Us? (tags)

Can We End the American Empire Before It Ends US?

Is the Media Fomenting War between Iran and the US? (tags)

Boredom strikingly prevails on the media stage despite the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the forgotten conflicts in other countries.

Meeting Nasrallah: An Encounter with a Fighter (tags)

You need to reach the American public before American politicians. The public in the US is generally ahead of the politicians. Often public opinion conflicts with policies set in Washington. US politicians are usually elected by a minority of the population and represent two parties that are virtually indistinguishable on fundamental issues. If you can inform the public and get them to understand your position, they will put pressure on the politicians and hopefully prevent them from conducting their most destructive policies. Without internal public pressure, US policy is not likely to change significantly.

"Palestinians and World Refugee Day" (tags)

Palestinian refugees constitute one of the largest refugee populations in the world and the longest standing unresolved situation of displacement.

A Mom's FYI: Reality Bites (tags)

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Tularemia Outbreak: CDC Refuses Rapid Response (tags)

Cold Comfort for Communities Confronting Biodefense Labs --------------------------------------------------------

Time Could Be Running Out for the 'Endless War' Brigade (tags)

"Sept. 11 was not caused by American foreign policy. This is complete nonsense, complete rubbish. And if that is the issue upon which you hope to remove the American administration, you are in for a huge shock." - Richard Perle

Assassinating JFK memory. (tags)

It is obvious that the neo-cons are now intent on rewriting our history -- President Kennedy was a whoring, drug-induced rogue and George W. Bush is a saint who, under no circumstances can be compared to Hitler

SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL (tags)

I don't know what I was thinking sending Jeff back into the polluted waters of the so-called mainstream political scene, McNary, having already gone native but I guess I'm just a cruel bastard.

RW: Lost Treasures of Humanity (tags)

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neoconservatives seek to ensnare US in an endless series of wars (tags)

by Pat Buchanan Does all this explain why bush was brought to power?..Incidentally, and just to be controversial, its my view that sept 11 could have been orchestrated by the neoconservatives

Act of Congress Needed for Iraq Invasion, Suit Says (tags)

A federal appeals court is weighing on a rare and expedited basis a lawsuit challenging the president's right to wage war on Iraq without a formal declaration of war by Congress.

Washington Post: Gen. Schwarzkopf Is Skeptical About U.S. Action in Iraq (tags)

Schwarzkopf : Rumsfeld and the people around him lack the background to make sound military judgments

Schwarzkopf (tags)

"Candidly, I have gotten somewhat nervous at some of the pronouncements Rumsfeld has made," says Schwarzkopf. Rumsfeld worries him. "It's scary, okay?" he says. "Let's face it: There are guys at the Pentagon who have been involved in operational planning for their entire lives, okay? . . . And for this wisdom, acquired during many operations, wars, schools, for that just to be ignored, and in its place have somebody who doesn't have any of that training, is of concern."

THE STAGING OF 911 (tags)

Nobody will ever find out the real criminals behind the scenes.

Boston University Begging (tags)

Boston University Begging for Money

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