Category Archives: USA

The U.S. Secret State and the Internet

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Author: Tom Burghardt

"Back in the 1990s, security researchers and privacy watchdogs were alarmed by government demands that hardware and software firms build “backdoors” into their products, the millions of personal computers and cell phones propelling communication flows along the now-quaint “information superhighway.” Never mind that the same factory-installed kit that allowed secret...

US Army’s Top Secret Arctic City Under the Ice

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Author: Alexandra Bruce - Video

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It's not every day the one has the opportunity to observe the construction of a secret underground base. This video is an actual declassified US Army film, documenting the nuclear-powered construction process of Camp Century, beneath the ice of central Greenland. The base was constructed in the late 1950s, during...

How America Was Lost

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Author: Paul Craig Roberts

“No legal issue arises when the United States responds to a challenge to its power, position, and prestige.” Dean Acheson , 1962, speaking to the American Society of International Law. Dean Acheson declared 51 years ago that power, position, and prestige are the ingredients of national security and that national...

House Committee Endorses Extra $500 Million Aid to Israel

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Author: Press TV

The US House of Representatives Armed Services Committee has proposed a nearly half a billion dollar increase in military aid to Israel even as the United States is struggling with domestic economic issues. The committee approved $488 million last week to fund Israel’s development of two missile systems and to...

McDonald’s Scam on America

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Author: Sadhbh Walshe

You've got to feel for  McDonald's. Every time the misunderstood corporation tries to offer its' low-wage employees a hand, it backfires. First the  fast food giant was ridiculed this past summer for  dispensing helpful budgetary advice to its struggling workers (in a nutshell: get another job). Now the company is in hot...

Obama Administration Knew Millions Wouldn’t Be Able To Keep Insurance

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Author: Yahoo News - Video

Before the Affordable Care Act became law in 2010, President Obama promised Americans they could keep their healthcare plan if they liked it. But already hundreds of thousands of citizens are receiving notification that their plans are being cancelled because they don't comply with the new law, and, according to...

Amnesty: Drone Strikes Amount to War Crime

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Author: Jon Boone

US officials responsible for the secret CIA drone campaign against suspected terrorists in Pakistan may have committed war crimes and should stand trial, a report by a leading human rights group warns. Amnesty International has highlighted the case of a grandmother who was killed while she was picking vegetables and...