Posts Tagged ‘Arianna Huffington’

News and views from around the web posted to the Wonderland Wire:

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Looking into the derivatives crisis and major players that manufactured the economic crisis, anything short of killing the ‘Creature from Jekyll Island’ would be unjust.

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A must watch: Jeremy Scahill and Glenn Greenwald, two of our most respected voices speaking truth to illegitimate power, on GRITtv with Laura Flanders, Wednesday. Mr. Scahill and Mr. Greenwald discuss the media elite and how—in their own words—form the “political debate” by not reporting facts, but an ESPN-esque play-by-play of what those in power are asserting. They go after the major TV networks and print media, Chuck Todd, Tim Russert, Tom Brokaw and others on how they ‘manufacture consent’ for torture and immoral war in this 60 minute video, but the segment with Mr. Scahill and Mr. Greenwald ends at the 29:30 mark:

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Anne Applebaum makes the case for a U.S. taxpayer-funded “human rights campaign that battles Iran from within”.

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CCR supports U.S. solders who refuse to deploy; U.S. ‘civilian surge’ in Afghanistan to begin; U.S. proposes one-year settlement freeze to Israel; U.S. drug companies writing healthcare “reform”; and more… (more…)

Kevin Carson on the ‘Copyright Nazi’ of the week, Rupert Murdoch’s latst threat to charge for internet content of News Corp. publications. (more…)