Aug 27, 2013
If she's twerking on it, maybe we'll pay attention.
"[I]n the late 1990s, the top US Treasury officials secretly conspired with a small cabal of banker big-shots to rip apart financial regulation across the planet."
Back in April a garment factory collapsed in Savar, Bangladesh killing 1,129 mostly female workers and injuring roughly 2,500 more.
Most of the clothes we buy from major retailers in the West come from a global network of factories where women work extreme hours for miniscule pay in deplorable conditions.
As early as two weeks after September 11th, U.S. leadership was planning regime change in Syria and several other Middle Eastern countries, starting with Iraq.
"It has been previously reported that the United States provided tactical intelligence to Iraq at the same time that officials suspected Hussein would use chemical weapons. But the CIA documents, which sat almost entirely unnoticed in a trove of declassified material at the National Archives in College Park, Md., combined with exclusive interviews with former intelligence officials, reveal new details about the depth of the United States’ knowledge of how and when Iraq employed the deadly agents. They show that senior U.S. officials were being regularly informed about the scale of the nerve gas attacks. They are tantamount to an official American admission of complicity in some of the most gruesome chemical weapons attacks ever launched."
Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill is pulled into an unexpected journey as he chases down the hidden truth behind America’s expanding covert wars.
"The sentence is the longest ever handed down in a case involving a leak of United States government information for the purpose of having the information reported to the public." http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/22/us/manning-sentenced-for-leaking-government-secrets.html?pagewanted=all