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White Terrorists and Others

August 18th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Agitprop, Intellectuals, Journalism, Politics, Racism, Unnatural Disaster

Top Ten Differences Between White Terrorists and Others By Juan Cole, Informed Comment 10 August 12 White terrorists are called “gunmen.” What does that even mean? A person with a gun? Wouldn’t that be, like, everyone in the US? Other terrorists are called, like, “terrorists.” White terrorists are “troubled loners.” Other terrorists are always suspected of […]

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The Creeping Fascism of American Politics

May 21st, 2012 · 2 Comments · Agitprop, Politics

I have been a regular reader of Juan Cole’s excellent political analysis & commentary (Check out his Informed Comment site). Here the opening paragraphs of his latest piece: 20 May 12  The Creeping Fascism of American Politics wo congressmen are attempting to insert a provision in the National Defense Authorization act that would allow the Department of […]

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Juan Cole re Wikileaks on Gaza & the US

January 7th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Gaza Strip, Palestine, Palestinian people, Uncategorized

Wikileaks: Israelis ‘Intend to Keep the Gazan Economy on the Brink of Collapse’ Posted on 01/05/2011 by Juan The Norwegian newspaper Aftenpost has released a March, 2008, US embassy cable describing the Israeli blockade and siege of Occupied Gaza as an attempt to reduce the society to the lowest possible level of functioning without provoking […]

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Juan Cole's Top Ten Questions for Copenhagen

December 8th, 2009 · No Comments · Air pollution, Antarctic Ice, Arctic Ice, Carbon dioxide, Climate Change, Environment, Fossil fuel, Global Warming, Greenhouse gas

Via Juan Cole’s Informed Comment blog: Top Ten Questions about Climate Change on the Eve of Copenhagen Is the earth’s climate warming? Indisputably. Has the pumping of vast amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere by human beings since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution contributed to global climate change? Also, indisputably. Would extra carbon […]

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