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  • GREYDOG wrote a new diary post: #FixEurope Autumn Campus: Nourishing Ideas

    2014-10-31 05:50:31View | Delete

    Written by Turkish political analyst / blogger,  Gürkan Özturan : http://youtu.be/6CR98bnp2pE Activists and young intellectuals from across Europe came from all directions and gathered in the heart of Europe, at a centuries-old castle near Berlin, Schloss Wartin, for the #FixEurope Autumn Campus. European Alternatives, who organized the meeting, set up the agenda to discuss problems that Europe faces [...]

  • ThumbnailPosted by  James Petras 99GetSmart Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld (left) introduces staff members to President George W. Bush at their Pentagon meeting Sept. 12, 2001. Introduction There is no question that, in the immediate aftermath and for several years following US military conquests, wars, occupations and sanctions, US multi-national corporations lost out on profitable sites [...]

  • GREYDOG wrote a new diary post: Turkey: New Bill Deepens Net Repression Yet Again

    2014-10-20 02:54:12View | Delete

    Posted by SnakeArbusto and greydogg,  99GetSmart Written by Turkish political analyst / blogger,  Gürkan Özturan : Draconian Internet laws in Turkey are deepening yet once again with a new reform package that will bring new measures against freedom of speech in the country. Previously, the government had already tried to silence the masses through censorship measures, surveillance of Netizens, blocking [...]

  • GREYDOG wrote a new diary post: The Anti-Empire Report #133 – The Islamist State

    2014-10-18 04:39:20View | Delete

    By William Blum 99GetSmart The Islamist State You can’t believe a word the United States or its mainstream media say about the current conflict involving The Islamic State (ISIS). You can’t believe a word France or the United Kingdom say about ISIS. You can’t believe a word Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Jordan, or the [...]

  • GREYDOG wrote a new diary post: The Globalization of War

    2014-10-13 05:43:19View | Delete

    Posted by greydogg, 99GetSmart

    Source: Michel Chossudovsky

    http://youtu.be/34j2Rf-IvJQ

    The world is at a dangerous crossroads. The United States and its allies have launched a military adventure which threatens the future of humanity.

    VIDEO @ http://youtu.be/34j2Rf-IvJQ

  • GREYDOG wrote a new diary post: Glenn Greenwald: Why privacy matters

    2014-10-12 02:46:27View | Delete

    Posted by greydogg, 99GetSmart

    Source: TED

    “He who does not move does not notice his chains.”   – Rosa Luxemburg

    http://youtu.be/pcSlowAhvUk

    VIDEO @ http://youtu.be/pcSlowAhvUk

  • GREYDOG wrote a new diary post: Saturday READ – 11 October 2014

    2014-10-11 06:33:05View | Delete

    Posted by greydogg,  99GetSmart * HOPE AND DESPAIR GRIPS KURDS AS  KOBANE CONTINUES TO RESIST By Joris Leverink, RoarMag ROAR editor Joris Leverink is in North Kurdistan on the Turkish-Syrian border to report on the battle for Kobanê and the Kurdish struggle for democratic autonomy. This is the first in a series of firsthand reports that will be published over the [...]

  • ThumbnailBesieged Kobani Posted by SnakeArbusto and greydogg,  99GetSmart Written by Turkish political analyst / blogger,  Gürkan Özturan : Kobani in Syria’s Kurdish region has been resisting against ISIS for days, and in recent days the situation has been worsening due to ISIS advances. Civilians have been fleeing and taking refuge in Turkey; hundreds of thousands have been walking to the Turkish [...]

  • GREYDOG wrote a new diary post: Turkey: Regime defends censorship law after court overrule

    2014-10-06 05:12:24View | Delete

    Posted by SnakeArbusto and greydogg,  99GetSmart Written by Turkish political analyst / blogger,  Gürkan Özturan : Right after the graft probe against the AKP government started and phone conversations of alleged corruption of ministers and by then Prime Minister Erdoğan and their family members were leaked on the internet from unknown sources, the government drafted a censorship update on the [...]

  • GREYDOG wrote a new diary post: Turkey press freedom: News portals shut down

    2014-10-04 02:43:09View | Delete

    Posted by SnakeArbusto and greydogg,  99GetSmart Written by Turkish political analyst / blogger,  Gürkan Özturan : After the Gezi Park protests hundreds of journalists lost their jobs, and dozens of media portals bowed down to authority and gave in. There were a few courageous journalists who tried to stand up straight and carry out their duty towards the public at [...]

  • GREYDOG wrote a new diary post: Turkey: Another brick in the wall of Censorship

    2014-10-02 05:40:39View | Delete

    Posted by SnakeArbusto and greydogg,  99GetSmart Written by Turkish political analyst / blogger,  Gürkan Özturan : A documentary film called “Until Globe Surface Becomes the Face of Love” tells the story of resistance against state repression during the Gezi Park protests of June 2013 in Turkey. The director, Reyan Tuvi, has worked on scenes recorded at ground zero in real-time [...]

  • By James Petras 99GetSmart Introduction Despite vast amounts of imperial data to the contrary, the great majority of writers on imperialism continue to describe and analyze US imperialism strictly in economic terms, as an expansion of “capital accumulation”, “accumulation on a world scale”. In fact the major and minor US imperial wars have more to do [...]

  • GREYDOG wrote a new diary post: ISIS and the USA: Expansion and Resistance by Decapitation

    2014-09-28 04:30:24View | Delete

    By James Petras 99GetSmart Introduction In order to overcome massive US and world public opposition to new wars in the Middle East, Obama relied on the horrific internet broadcasts of ISIS slaughtering two American hostages, the journalists James Foley and Steve Sotloff, by decapitation.  These brutal murders were Obama’s main propaganda tool to set a [...]

  • GREYDOG wrote a new diary post: Friday READ – 26 September 2014

    2014-09-26 07:20:36View | Delete

    Posted by greydogg, 99GetSmart * CHRIS HEDGES: THE COUP D’ ETAT IS OVER, THE CORPORATIONS WON Source: ReasonTV http://youtu.be/61ZjXsDKDHQ Chris Hedges talks with the libertarians at ReasonTV about capitalism, from Aristotle to AIG. VIDEO @ http://youtu.be/61ZjXsDKDHQ —————————————————————– * INSIDE THE KOCH BROTHERS’ TOXIC EMPIRE By Tim Dickinson, Rolling Stone Together, Charles and David Koch control one of the world’s largest fortunes, which they are [...]

  • GREYDOG wrote a new diary post: Wednesday READ – 24 September 2014

    2014-09-24 10:47:12View | Delete

    Posted by greydogg,  99GetSmart * BREAD, CIRCUSES AND BOMBS – THE DECLINE OF THE AMERICAN EMPIRE By JimQ, Washington’s Blog

    “Already long ago, from when we sold our vote to no man, the People have abdicated our duties; for the People who once upon a time handed out military command, high civil office, legions — everything, now restrains itself and [...]

  • GREYDOG commented on the diary post Changes to MyFDL by Jane Hamsher.

    2014-09-19 11:03:56View | Delete

    Thank you, Brian. It’s working now. :)

  • GREYDOG commented on the diary post Changes to MyFDL by Jane Hamsher.

    2014-09-19 05:46:13View | Delete

    Hola Jane.

    Could you please put me on the list so I can continue to post at FDL. Thank you. :)

  • GREYDOG commented on the diary post Changes to MyFDL by Jane Hamsher.

    2014-09-18 14:03:46View | Delete

    Hola Jane and FDL editors.

    I’m checking to see if I am on the list. Good luck with the transformation and thank you for the opportunity to cross-post here. :)

  • GREYDOG wrote a new diary post: The Anti-Empire Report #132 – Ukraine and Neo-Nazis

    2014-09-17 06:24:18View | Delete

    By William Blum 99GetSmart Ever since serious protest broke out in Ukraine in February the Western mainstream media, particularly in the United States, has seriously downplayed the fact that the usual suspects – the US/European Union/NATO triumvirate – have been on the same side as the neo-Nazis. In the US it’s been virtually unmentionable. [...]

  • GREYDOG wrote a new diary post: Extended Surveillance Bill in Turkey: Legal but not Lawful

    2014-09-16 06:52:58View | Delete

    Thumbnail Erdogan signed more restrictions on Internet freedom into law. Written by Turkish political analyst / blogger,  Gürkan Özturan : Just days after Turkey hosted thousands of delegates from around the world for the Internet Governance Forum in Istanbul and boasted about policing and pressuring Internet freedoms in the country, a law has been passed in urgency, almost like escaping from fire. The [...]

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