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The FBI, J. Edgar Hoover and the Catholic Church

The CIA has been so obviously dominated by Catholics that it’s even been called “Catholics in Action” by some. This subject was also brought up in a recent Catholic newspaper article pondering “why Catholics thrive in the CIA”: 1 431 további szó


The Lust for Libya: How a Nation Was Torn Apart

The Lust for Libya: How a Nation Was Torn Apart

Al Jazeera (2018)

Film Review

This is a two part documentary about the 2011 US/UN invasion of Libya, which triggered its descent into civil war. 418 további szó

Hidden History

The Trump Experiment: Liberals and Leftists Unhinged and Around the Bend

By Bill Martin | CounterPunch | November 14, 2018

As per usual in my ongoing failure to “speak to the day” as a journalist should, this piece will come out after the “most important election of our lifetimes”-midterms. 

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Crucifying Julian Assange

by Chris Hedges Truthdig Nov 12, 2018

Julian Assange’s sanctuary in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London has been transformed into a little shop of horrors. He has been largely cut off from communicating with the outside world for the last seven months. 2 103 további szó


The United States Probably Will Put Assange in Chains and Torture Him If It Can

Editor’s note: If they can get custody of Julian Assange, the US intelligence agencies – CIA, NSA, FBI – will put him naked in a cage and they will torture him. 1 409 további szó


Phil Ochs and the Crucifixion of President John F. Kennedy

By Edward Curtin | November 13, 2018

“They say they can’t believe it, it’s a sacrilegious shame
Now, who would want to hurt such a hero of the game?

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CIA mulled using truth serum-like drug on terror suspects after 9/11

WASHINGTON — Shortly after 9/11, the CIA considered using a drug it thought might work like a truth serum and force terror suspects to give up information about potential attacks. 1 224 további szó