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Number Of Iraqis Slaughtered In US War And Occupation Of Iraq "1,455,590"

 

Number of U.S. Military Personnel Sacrificed (Officially acknowledged) In U.S. War And Occupation Of Iraq 4,801

Number Of International Occupation Force Troops Slaughtered In Afghanistan : 3,487

Total Cost of U.S. Wars Since 2001

$7,196,582,898,672

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'Tragic mistake': U.S. admits killing 10 civilians, including 7 children, in Kabul drone strike
By Dylan Stableford and Christopher Wilson
More than 71,000 Afghan and Pakistani civilians had been killed in the U.S.-led War on Afghanistan

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Europe’s U.S. Lackey Parliament in Unhinged Attack on Russia
SCF Editorial
It’s a gratuitous act of aggression.

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To Protect Itself From U.S. Hostility Australia Decides To Buy U.S. Submarines
By Moon Of Alabama
"It's a stab in the back. We had established a trusting relationship with Australia, and this trust was betrayed,"

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Hello, China? This is the Pentagon Calling…
By Tom Clifford
Chinese hardliners just had their stance justified by the erratic, verging on unhinged, behavior in the United States and by its military.

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Treason!
By John Kiriakou
So who has committed treason in U.S. history? Not many people.

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Another Look at 9/11: Ask Not 'What Happened?' But 'Who Did It?'
By Philip Giraldi
The evidence of Israeli involvement is substantial

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Israel’s Pegasus: Is your phone a ‘24-hour surveillance device’?
By Belen Fernandez
The Pegasus scandal is the latest episode in the dystopian science fiction thriller that we are presently living.

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How US police mine Google for your location and search history
By Johana Bhuiyan
For simply being in the wrong place at the wrong time, McCoy was being investigated and, as a result, his Google data was at risk of being handed over to the police.

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Bought and Paid For
Patient Group Targets Pair of Democrats for 'Selling Us Out to Drug Companies'
By Jake Johnson
"Members of Congress are choosing Big Pharma over patients. It's unforgivable."

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Understanding the Basics of 21st-Century Democracy, Autocracy, and Capitalism
By Richard D. Wolff
The working class as society’s majority would seize the state.

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MIDDLE EAST

45 killed as fighting intensifies in central Yemen

Turkish bombing in northern Syria kills four

Turkey faces gathering storm in Syria

Erdogan and Putin to discuss Syria in Sochi

Yankee go home: US combat troops to start leaving Iraq in October, Iraqi MP says

Hezbollah brings Iranian fuel into Lebanon

Iran joins the influential Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.

Biden Doctrine appears in Persian Gulf: The Biden Administration has just made a big statement in its regional strategies in West Asia

Israeli "settler" stabs Palestinian bus driver in Jerusalem

Gantz: Israel Will Not Take down any Settlements from occupied West Bank

Israeli Health Ministry chief says coronavirus spread reaching record heights

AFRICA

IS Leader Killed in Africa’s Sahel Region

ASIA

Afghanistan: Roads Into Panjshir Reopen, Telecom Services Resume

UN refugee chief calls for action to prevent Afghan ‘implosion’

Probe finds World Bank changed data to boost China ranking

World Bank China rigging scandal rattles investors

China applies to join Asian trade deal abandoned by Trump

CNN Pushes Anti-China Propaganda

EUROPE

Russia & Belarus Are Ready! Watch Highlights From Russian Military Exercise ZAPAD 2021

Apple, Google remove opposition app as Russian voting begins

Germany, debate on trade with China grows as Merkel nears exit: Since 2015, China has been Germany’s largest trading partner

Italy Makes COVID-19 Pass Mandatory For All In Job Market

AUSTRALASIA

Why Australia Bet the House on Lasting American Power in Asia

China responds angrily to Australia-US joint statement a day after AUKUS submarine deal was announced

Russia urges IAEA monitoring, ‘transparency’ on US-Australia nuclear sub pact

GLOBE

'What Betrayal Looks Like': UN Report Says World on Track for 2.7°C of Warming by 2100

World’s Wealthiest Families Gained $312 Billion Over Past Year

AMERICAS

Venezuela, Bolivia Reject U.S. Accusation of Non-Cooperation on Drugs

Venezuela Warns on Attempts to Sabotage Dialogue in Mexico

Add Mexico to Afghanistan, Iraq to list of nations U.S. has severely wronged

Watch: About 10,000 migrants being held under bridge in Del Rio, Texas

“This Is Illegal” – Republican Senator Blasts FAA Decision To Ground Drones Filming Texas Bridge Border Chaos

US court dismisses years-long NSA lawsuit, citing ‘state secrets’: The lawsuit challenged the National Security Agency’s practice of mass interception and searching of US citizens’ international internet communications.

DOJ special counsel Durham secures indictment against DC cybersecurity lawyer: A prominent attorney whose firm is closely tied with Democratic Party interests

Mark A. Milley tried to check Trump. They could also further politicize the military.

Fed Chief Powell, other officials owned securities central bank bought during Covid pandemic

Bush’s mercenaries profited from US war in Afghanistan: Report

40% of post-9/11 veterans have some form of disability:

AP FACT CHECK: Biden's shaky claims on jobs, gasoline

Democrats’ Stumble on Drug Prices Shows Power of Industry: An attempt in the House to take a bite out of drug companies meets resistance.

Unemployment Benefit Cut-Off Will Slash Annual Incomes by $144 Billion: Analysis

Jared Kushner's Family Firm Set to Unleash Eviction Wave Amid Pandemic: Kushner's family company have filed at least 590 eviction lawsuits

Americans Panic Over Soaring Inflation, Buying Conditions Hit The Worst On Record

Could the Covid-19 vaccines impact your menstrual cycle?: A growing number of women are reporting menstrual cycle changes following vaccination.

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Has Exposed Google as a 'Vaccine' Company

1 in 3 COVID-19 patients suffer from long COVID

A couple who trashed vaccines on their YouTube channel died from COVID-19

Hostess Attacked After Asking Tourists for Vaccination Proof to Dine Inside

September 16, 2021

9/11 and the ineffable innocence of US empire
By Philip Weiss
The real reason our media were unable to examine the causes of 9/11 is that too many powerful Americans were invested in them.

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Restricting US Military Aid to Israel
By Nadya Tannous
The U.S. has directly pressured Arab nations to capitulate to Israeli interests through threats

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Empire, Islamophobia and the War on Terror
By Arun Kundnani and Deepa Kumar
How Arab and Muslim communities were racialised and targeted well before 9/11

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Australia Continues Its Plunge Into Authoritarianism And Military Brinkmanship
By Caitlin Johnstone
Australia is not aligned with the US to protect itself from China. Australia is aligned with the US to protect itself from the US.

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The Winner in Afghanistan: China
By Alfred McCoy
China is engaged in nothing less than history’s largest infrastructure project.

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America's exceptionalism will ultimately be its downfall
By Marco Carnelos
The US must lose its flaunted belief that any new world order must play by Washington's rules.

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NEW Recordings BLOW UP Julian Assange Case
By Ryan Grim
Ryan Grim breaks down new audio that seemingly exonerates Julian Assange from hacking allegations.

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Biden proposal mandates banks to track and report all transactions over $600
By Neil Haggerty
The proposal, is very concerning and pulls almost all taxpayers into a surveillance dragnet.

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MIDDLE EAST

More than 80 Houthis killed in two-day blitz in Yemen's Marib,

Drone strikes in Syria kill three

Unidentified drones carry out airstrikes on the Iraqi-Syrian borders

Syrian national flag hoisted over Municipality building in Daraa

Propaganda alert: Iran "could" have enough enriched uranium for a nuke in a month – Israeli report –

Fact or fiction: Gantz says Israel could accept new Iran nuclear deal

Netanyahu assails government after Gantz says open to new Iran deal

Bennett-Sissi meeting shows Egypt wants to expand Israel ties, but up to a point

Bennett says he won’t meet Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian state a ‘terrible mistake’

Convoy of tankers carrying Iranian fuel arrives in Lebanon

New Jersey moves to divest from Ben & Jerry's over anti-apartheid boycott

Israel to Join EU’s Digital Vaccine Certificate Program, Sources Say

Bennett-Sissi meeting shows Egypt wants to expand Israel ties, but up to a point

Who do they think they are? Israel tells US to ease off Saudi, Egypt human rights: The Biden administration is still selling arms to the biggest violators in the Gulf.

MBZ is performing a U-turn that could reshape the Middle East: The fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban has triggered an earthquake that has travelled across the Gulf.

AFRICA

Nigerian jet thought to have killed 9 civilians in pursuit of militants

Leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara killed by France

Egypt's Sisi meets Libya's eastern commander Khalifa Haftar in Cairo

'Dismaying': Human Rights Groups Blast Biden Plan to OK Millions in Military Aid for Egypt

The US is turning oil-rich Nigeria into a proxy for its Africa wars

ASIA

Thousands protest against Taliban in Kandahar over evictions: The affected area is predominantly occupied by the families of retired army generals and other members of the Afghan security forces.

Watch: Rand Paul Grills Sec. Blinken: "You'd Think You'd Know Before You Off Someone With A Predator Drone

How elite US groups created Afghanistan's neoliberal President Ashraf Ghani, who stole $169 million

China fumes as US allies unite on nuclear subs: Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman says new partnership will stoke 'arms race'

Chinese state-run newspaper claims warships could ‘soon’ near Hawaii

Japan's massive drills intend to challenge China's sovereignty militarily

Kim Jong Un’s sister warns of ‘destruction’ of S.Korean ties

Indian study finds big drop in COVID antibodies within four months of vaccination

India may buy Russian S-500 anti-space-weapon defense system, despite risk of US sanctions

EUROPE

Lavrov: Russia Summoned U.S. Ambassador Over American Interference Into Our Elections!

US Submarines Contract is A ‘Blow In The Back’, France Says: "We had established a relationship of trust with Australia. This trust is betrayed," French Minister

France May Demand Compensation From Australia for Submarine Deal Breach, Defence Minister Says

The UAE set to invest up to $14bn in post-Brexit UK

UK Defence Sec. Fires Back at China's AUKUS Accusations of 'Cold War Mentality'

Six countries invited to arms fair are on Foreign Office human rights list

Jewish anti-Zionist to plead his case for asylum in the UK

Family of British 9/11 victim Geoff Campbell gets its message out

AUSTRALASIA

Australia To Join US, UK In Major Defense Tech-Sharing Pact "To Counter China"

Nuke sub deal could make Australia 'potential nuclear war target'

China fumes as US allies unite on nuclear subs: Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman says new partnership will stoke 'arms race'

NZ won't allow Australia's new submarines in its waters

China slams Australia's 'China threat' rhetoric: The blatant hyping of the "China threat theory"

China's Coal imports from Australia Plummet 98.6%

GLOBE

Priciest Food Since 1970s Is a Big Challenge for Governments

AMERICAS

Biden Targets Venezuela and Bolivia on Counternarcotics Efforts

Canada must stop arming Saudi Arabia, four former MPs say

How the U.S. Military Lied About the 9/11 Wars

Watch: Rand Paul Grills Sec. Blinken: "You'd Think You'd Know Before You Off Someone With A Predator Drone

'Incredible': Covid Stimulus Funds Reduced Overall US Poverty in 2020

'It's Gonna Be $3.5 Trillion': Sanders Holds the Line Against Right-Wing Democrats

This is how much the average Social Security check is likely to rise next year

Jobless claims: Another 332,000 individuals filed new claims last week

Biden Underwater On Job Approval

Newsom soundly defeats GOP-led recall effort

Trump released a statement claiming the California recall election was rigged

LA County to require proof of vaccination for indoor bars, nightclubs, breweries

More than half of U.S. states vow to fight Biden’s vaccine mandate:

Under Biden's proposal the IRS could have more access to your bank accounts

White House plans new system for international travel, contract tracing rules

Fears That Trump Might Launch a Strike Prompted General to Reassure China, Book Says

Were the US and China really on the brink of war last October?

Donald Trump Predicts America Will End Within 3 Years

Trump aides aim to build GOP opposition to Afghan refugees

Durham is said to be seeking indictment of lawyer whose firm represented Hillary Clinton’s campaign

September 14, 2021

Pentagon Paid the Arms Industry at Least $4.4 Trillion Since 9/11
By Dave DeCamp
Of the over $14 trillion spent by the Pentagon, one-third to one-half went to private military contractors.

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Sinophobia Meets Prison Labor in a Think Tank Down Under
By Pepe Escobar
Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon and BAE Systems – have been connected to the use of prison labor in manufacturing components for their military hardware. 

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The Vocabulary of Neoliberal Diplomacy in Today’s New Cold War
By Michael Hudson
Super Decadence occurs when the whole world is being dragged down together.

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Door Is Closing on an Iran Nuclear Deal
By Philip Giraldi
Biden, who has described himself as a Zionist, is no less prone to pandering to Israel than is Trump.

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How Many More Palestinians Must Die for Israel’s ‘Security’?
By Ramzy Baroud
What do Israeli soldiers want, considering that they have already killed over 300 unarmed Palestinian protesters.

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Understanding Anti-Vaxxer Suspicion of Government Mandates & Corporations
By Richard D Wolff
Professor wolf breaks down why many in the United States distrust government mandates.

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MIDDLE EAST

43 Houthis killed in Saudi-led airstrikes

Yemen: Houthi rebels recaptured Rahabah

By letting Saudi Arabia off the hook over 9/11, the US encouraged jihadism:

Turkey sends military reinforcements into Syria's Idlib

Putin Says U.S. Military Being in Syria is Illegal, Keeping Country from Uniting

Hezbollah leader says Lebanon set to receive more fuel shipments from Iran

The Dancing Israelis: FBI Docs Shed Light on Apparent Mossad Foreknowledge of 9/11 Attacks

Israel delivers 50,000 doses of expired vaccines to Gaza

Prosecution witness in ex-Israel PM corruption trial killed in plane crash

AFRICA

President Sisi meets with Libya's Haftar, Aguila Saleh in Cairo

ASIA

Hague must investigate US military killings of innocent people in Afghanistan: US military used civilians as scapegoats for terrorists to show its ability to retaliate

Pentagon: No plans to send investigators to Afghanistan to scrutinize US drone strike

Donors pledge $1.1 billion in aid for Afghanistan amid looming catastrophe

After Spending Trillions on War in Afghanistan, US Answers Call for Aid With Just $64 Million

China pledges $18m in emergency aid to Afghanistan

Watch: Exclusive interview with Afghan Taliban spokesperson

Dollars, gold seized from home of former vice-president

Democrats shift blame for Afghanistan withdrawal chaos to Trump

Taliban says women can study in gender-segregated universities

Prof Wolff: China Vs. a Myth of Stolen Technology

EUROPE

Belarus Will Buy $1 Billion Worth of Weapons from Russia

Russia unveils combat robots that can take down tanks

President Putin goes into self-isolation after aides test positive for COVID-19

GLOBE

Climate change could displace 216 million by 2050: Report

AMERICAS

Study says nearly half of "defense" spending for 9/11 wars went to private contractors

Profits of War: Corporate Beneficiaries of Pentagon Spending Surge:Lockheed Martin, Boeing, General Dynamics, Raytheon, and Northrop Grumman.

Rotten tto the core: 1,700 Former Acquisition Officials Moved on to "Defense" Contractors, Report Finds: Employees who left the Defense Department have gone on to work for major defense contractors

US reliance on "defence" contractors led to mission failures: Study

Democrats shift blame for Afghanistan withdrawal chaos to Trump

U.S. Poverty rose in 2020; The nation's poverty rate rose to 11.4% last year

Dems Propose $3 Trillion Tax Hike on Working Families and Small Businesses

Richest Americans fail to pay $163 billion in taxes, Treasury estimates

U.S. consumers' inflation expectations highest since 2013, NY Fed says

House Tax Proposal Fails to Make Billionaires Pay Their Fair Share

Democrats See Trump Supporters and the Unvaccinated As Biggest Threat to Nation

White House accused of cutting Biden audio when he goes off script on west coast tour

Californians to decide governor's fate in Republican-backed recall

September 13, 2021

9/11 Collapsed Towers… And Empire
By Finian Cunningham
9/11 ushered in an orgy of wars and destruction by the American and British ruling classes

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Forgotten victims of 9/11: The overall civilian death toll could very well exceed 1 million people
By Josh Marcus
We may never know how many innocent people US forces killed during the War on Terror – and that’s intentional.

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Review: “Unanswered Questions: What the September Eleventh Families Asked and the 9/11 Commission Ignored “
By Edward Curtin
This book blows away twenty years of U.S. government lies and obfuscations about the mass murders of September 11, 2001

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Twenty Years Of Phony Tears About 9/11
By Caitlin Johnstone
There was no real reason Americans needed to respond to 9/11 with slobbering patriotism and the banging of war drums.

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Plenty of Intelligence To Prevent 9/11
By Ray McGovern
"Make no mistake. That data [collected and analyzed by NSA] could have, should have prevented 9/11."

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9/11: A U.S. Deep State Insider Speaks
By Pepe Escobar
These are the parts that totally destroy the official narrative.

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I blew the whistle on my government after 9/11 but fear it did not matter
By Thomas Drake
The first American charged under the Espionage Act after the attacks asks whether empire has permanently replaced the republic.

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A Traitor to Torture
By John Kiriakou
Those who invented America's torture program were promoted and protected by presidents of both parties. Only the whistleblower was prosecuted. This is his story.

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Biden exits Afghanistan, heads in the wrong direction
By John Walsh
A major motivation for getting out of Afghanistan is to give the US a freer hand to bring down China and Russia.

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In his own words:Assange witness explains fabrications
By Stundin
A major witness in the U.S. case against Julian Assange casts serious doubt on statements found in the indictment against the Wiki­leaks founder..

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MIDDLE EAST

Saudi-led attack kills 20 Houthis in Yemen's Marib

Two Turkish occupation force soldiers killed, three injured in northwestern Syria

Turkey DM vows to avenge troops killed in Syria's Idlib

Uneasy calm in Syria’s Daraa after truce

6 IS members killed in Iraq

3 soldiers killed in IS attacks in eastern Iraq

US removes advanced missile defense system from Saudi Arabia: AP

How 9/11 and the ‘war on terror’ tore the Arab world apart

IAEA and Iran reach agreement to avert nuclear deal crisis

Propagandaq alert: If the world doesn’t stop a nuclear Iran, Israel will act

Israeli attack on the Gaza Strip + video

Could ICC try Palestinians while Israel gets away with murder?

Apartheid Israel introduces armed combat drone

Israeli prime minister visits Egypt in first official trip since 2011

In case you missed it: Watch: Harvard Law students walk out from talk given by Israeli ambassador

AFRICA

Jihadists kill five soldiers in ambush in central Mali

Guinea: Opposition leader returns home from exile

Gunmen attack Nigerian prison; 240 inmates freed

ASIA

7 including 5 kidnappers killed in N. Afghanistan

Afghan Family Hit in Drone Strike Wants Answers; US Defends Attack

Glenn Greenwald explains how an entire Afghan family was killed to protect Biden

How mass killings by US forces after 9/11 boosted support for the Taliban

Taliban assure UN over safety and security of humanitarian workers

Taliban Reportedly Finds $6Mln, Gold Bars in Home of Self-Declared Afghan President Saleh

How Equipment Left In Afghanistan Will Expose US Secrets

Afghanistan Central Bank Board Member Urges Biden, IMF to Release Funds

China, The Biggest Winner of the Afghanistan War

North Korea says it tested new long-range cruise missiles

EUROPE

Russia uses new hardware at big military drills: Troops used Platform-M combat robots, which are controlled remotely and armed with grenade launchers and a machine gun

Russia Sends Armoured Vehicles, Military Equipment to Tajikistan

New York court to hold pre-trial conference on civil suit filed against Prince Andrew

No more COVID-19 lockdowns, UK health minister suggests

How Europe's doors are slamming shut for Americans

AUSTRALASIA

Australia and India vow to strengthen military ties

Australia is shaping up to be the villain of COP26 climate talks

Australian government’s secrecy obsession and the role of ASIS in the overthrow of Chile’s Allende

Historic Supreme Court Lawsuit Filed, Attorney Speaks Out: The lawsuit targets the tyrants responsible for implementing the New World Order down under, the prototype for the West!

NSW reports 1,262 new cases and Victoria 392 as outbreaks spread

Australia takes major step towards vaccine passports for international travel

GLOBE

20 years, $6 trillion, 900,000 lives: The enormous costs and elusive benefits of the war on terror.

Infographic: US military presence around the world: The US controls about 750 bases in at least 80 countries worldwide and spends more on its military than the next 10 countries combined.

9/11 attacks: Why the 'war on terror' will not end

Environmental threats ‘greatest challenge to human rights’: UN

Facebook pays contractors to read your ‘encrypted’ WhatsApp messages, shares info with prosecutors – reports

AMERICAS

Nicaraguan Political Activist Shot in Costa Rica, in Critical Condition

Venezuela Denounces New Attack on Its National Electric System

Brazilian Right-Wing Parties Join Protests Against Bolsonaro

Afghanistan: US defeat stems from its ruinous response to 9/11 attacks

Biden must repeal 2001 war authorisation act if he wants to end 'forever wars',

U.S. is looking into ways to slow the growth of military pay

Dems Propose $3 Trillion Tax Hike on Working Families and Small Businesses

House Democrats propose new tax hikes to pay for their $3.5 trillion bill: Here are the details

Top earning New Yorkers could face 61.2% combined tax rate under House plan, Californians may face 59% rate

Democrats see $3.5T spending goal is slipping away

Dead man talking: Al Qaeda chief rumored to be dead appears in video marking 9/11

CIA Torture Cover-Up Still Looms Over 9/11 Trials at Guantánamo: "Covering up torture is the reason that these men were brought to Guantánamo"

Biden orders declassification of some Sept. 11 investigation documents

9/11 Made the Media Whitewash What Really Happened in Bush v. Gore

The censorship of Spike Lee’s NYC Epicenters is a tragically fitting end to the last 20 years

Why Americans Die So Much : Since the 1990s, American life spans started falling significantly behind those in similarly wealthy European countries.

Members of Congress and Their Staff Are Exempt From Biden's Vaccine Mandate

Fauci says he would support vaccination requirement for air travel

New pandemic rules for NYC restaurants, city workers, schools in effect

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September 09, 2021

US Military a Killing Machine! & How The Taliban Went From Ally to Enemy
By John Pilger
“[Afghanistan under] the Taliban had been a client state of the US,”

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US is no longer exceptional, but it takes time to accept this fact
By Martin Jacques
The US has over the last two decades served to greatly hasten its own decline.

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No, 'The Longest War' in US History Is Not Over
By Brian Terrell
What the U.S. did to Afghanistan and its people is not a series of mistakes or good intentions gone awry, but crimes.

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What to expect from Taliban 2.0
By Pepe Escobar
A wiser, better-traveled and social media-savvy Taliban will strive to avoid the many dire mistakes of its 1996-2001 rule .

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The World’s Deadliest Terrorist Group
By Caitlin Johnstone
Every single soldier who died in Afghanistan died in vain.

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"Slaughter without shame"
By César Chelala
Why not foster policies based on humane values?”  

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A war on the American people
By John W. Whitehead & Nisha Whitehead
This government has allowed the presidency to become a dictatorship operating above and beyond the law, regardless of which party is in power.

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So Long to a Sense of Community
By Howard Lisnoff
What prospects are there for any kind of community? The sad, if not disastrous answer, is nearly none.

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Opioids have killed 600,000 Americans. The Sacklers just got off basically scot-free
By Chris McGreal
The Sacklers have worked the system so that they “will actually emerge from Purdue’s bankruptcy richer than they went into it”   Continue

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MIDDLE EAST

78 killed as fighting intensifies in Yemen

Saudi-coalition-strikes-have-killed-18000-yemeni-civilians

7 Syrian Servicemen Killed, 3 Injured in Bomb Explosion in Daraa Province, Security Source Says

Russian serviceman killed in Syria's Homs province -Tass

Syrian army raises national flag over neighborhood in Daraa

Thousands of citizens return to their homes in Daraa al-Balad

Russia reaffirms support to Syria’s sovereignty, territorial integrity

France finances ISIS : French companies are involved in financing the most feared organisation, the ISIS

Trump admin sought to play down troop injuries in Iraq: Official

100 Palestinians Injured by Israeli Occuation Soldiers in West Bank

Far-Right Parties in Europe Have Become Zionism’s Greatest Backers

India’s deepening love affair with Israel

AFRICA

Morocco’s ruling party suffers crushing defeat to liberal rivals

Libya: Haftar hires former Republican lawmaker and an ex-Clinton aide as lobbyists

ASIA

Taliban name new Afghan government, interior minister on U.S. sanctions list

Women Protest in Afghanistan Against Exclusion From Government

Afghans at risk of near-universal poverty, UN report warns

Scores of Westerners, including Americans, fly out of Kabul

Head of new Afghan government calls on ex-officials to return: Acting PM reiterates Taliban promise of amnesty for anyone who worked alongside the US and the gov’t it backed.

Taliban ready to have relations with US: Welcoming possible US involvement in the reconstruction of the country, the Taliban says it is ready to have relations with Washington

Taliban accuses the US of violating Doha Agreement

China extends $31m in emergency aid to Afghanistan

China sells oil reserves to lower prices in unprecedented move

EUROPE

Russia's FSB Accuses Ukrainian Intelligence of Staging Crimean Gas Pipeline Blast

Vaccine passports required in Scotland for entry to large venues from 1 October

France Slams London for 'Financial Blackmail' Over UK's Stance on Migrants in English Channel

AUSTRALASIA

Australia vows to keep mining coal despite climate warning

UN climate envoy urged Australia to phase out coal saying climate change will dramatically damage its economy

Australians shocked after NSW health officer says post-lockdown Sydney will be a ‘new world order’

Caitlin Johnstone; Australia Has No Bill Of Rights, And It Shows

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AMERICAS

Mexican Officers Detain 648 Refugees in Nuevo Leon

Chicago shootings: At least 63 shot, 6 fatally, in Labor Day weekend violence across city

The wealthiest 1% of Americans dodge $163 billion in taxes every year, Treasury says

‘Um, get a job’: Ted Cruz prods millions of Americans who lost unemployment benefits this week

COVID cases soar in the Americas as vaccination rates lag: PAHO

Mu COVID Variant, Which May Be Vaccine-Resistant, Found in All But One U.S. State: Report

Biden signs executive order requiring federal workers to get COVID vaccine

Monster risk: Fauci says COVID cases 10x too high

Hawaii resort becomes first in state to mandate proof of vaccination for guests, employees

Texas governor signs Republican-backed voting curbs decried by Biden

September 07, 2021

9/11 was strictly speaking a coup d’état?
By Thierry Meyssan
The people who perpetrated this crime wanted to create a shock comparable to Pearl Harbor.   Continue

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In The End, Bin Laden Won
By Michael Moore
He couldn’t have done it without us.   Continue

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In Case you missed it
Full text: bin Laden's 'letter to America'
By Osama bin Laden
Full text of Osama bin Laden's "letter to the American people", reported in theObserver, Sunday November 24, 2002   Continue

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Enduring Terror Forever: From Al-Qaeda to ISIS-K
By Pepe Escobar
ISIS-K may be just another CIA shadow army, in collaboration with the NDS.   Continue

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Ending the US Empire of War, Corruption and Poverty
By Medea Benjamin & Nicolas J.S. Davies
The US can either continue with its fruitless attempt to control others through militarism and coercion, or it can rethink its place in the world   Continue

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Imperial Business-As-Usual… Biden-Zelenksy Meeting Shows U.S. Learned Nothing From Afghanistan
Editorial
American militarism, war-making and imperial “nation-building” will continue.   Continue

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How the U.S. War on Terror Fueled and Excused Right-Wing Extremism at Home
By Spencer Ackerman
The connection between the rise of right-wing extremism in the United States and the so-called war on terror.  Continue

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It’s Happening Now But People Don’t See It
By Roger Waters
The ruling class are murdering you.   Continue

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MIDDLE EAST

17 Houthis killed in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen's Marib: source

U.S. refutes reports of withdrawal of US invasion forces from 3 Syria bases

Syrian army resumes shelling of rebel enclave after collapse of deal

Another ceasefire agreement in the city of Daraa!

BBC admits Syria gas attack report had serious flaws in 'victory for truth'

Islamic State says it carried out Sunday's attack on Iraqi police near Kiruk, killing 10

Shia militia commander killed in attack in central Iraq

Iraq: French energy company signs major investment deal

Six Palestinian prisoners escape from Israeli prison: "The escape stems from the Israeli injustice imposed on our male and female prisoners in the occupation’s prisons,”

Palestinian prison break leaves Israelis red-faced, confused and amused : Celebratory gunfire rung out over Jenin after the news of the escape broke

Palestine: The meeting between Abbas and Gantz was shameful : The bottom line is that Abbas's loyalty lies with Israel

Bennett won't meet Abbas because he took apartheid Israel to ICC

Iran-UAE trade reaches more than $1.b in 5 months

Afghanistan withdrawal is a shock to the Israel lobby

AFRICA

Dozens killed in northeast DR Congo by suspected ADF rebels

US-led airstrikes killed 22,000 civilians in Africa, West Asia in past 20 years:

Guinea coup leader bars foreign travel for government officials

ASIA

Taliban claims victory in Panjshir as it calls to end war:

The Other Afghan Women: Endless killing of civilians turned women against the occupiers who claimed to be helping them

How MI6 backed ‘right-wing religious fanatics’ in Afghanistan

Military Analysis Raises Questions About Deadly Drone Strike in Kabul

Taliban Say U.N. Promises Aid After Meeting With Officials in Kabul

U.S. and other countries owe reparations to the people of Afghanistan

Taliban: Int'l Help to Fight Terrorism Not Needed

India denying subsidised food grains to millions of its poor

EUROPE

Revealed: MI5 and MI6 are training senior spies from Saudi Arabia, UAE and Egypt

More than 500 arrested as Extinction Rebellion protests continue in London

More than 140,000 French citizens protest against health pass

AUSTRALASIA

Australia is no longer a well-run society.

Climate crisis to "wreak havoc" on coal-reliant Australian economy: UN climate adviser

GLOBE

New ‘mu’ COVID variant now found in 49 U.S. states : Health officials believe mu is even more transmissible that the delta variant and has the potential to resist vaccines.

Over 200 health journals unite in calling for urgent action on climate change

How Facebook Undermines Privacy Protections for Its 2 Billion WhatsApp Users

AMERICAS

2/3rds of Nicaraguans support leftist Sandinista Front: Poll debunks 'dictatorship' lie

Venezuela: There Will Be No Impunity for Guaido With the Dialogue: Maduro

US air strikes after 9/11 attacks directly killed up to 48,000 civilians

How the US created a world of endless war: In 2008, many of Barack Obama’s supporters hoped he would bring the global war on terror to a close. Instead, he expanded it

9/11 militarized law enforcement and made every American a suspect

9/11 attacks: Why the 'war on terror' will not end: The saddest epitaph of 20 years of fruitless war with a million people dead, is that no one appears to have learned from it

US military bases prepare to house up to 50,000 Afghans

US to give each incoming Afghan evacuee up to $2,275 in aid

New poll finds majority of Americans open to sending troops to defend Taiwan

Biden administration will pursue federal charges against anyone trying to stop a woman getting an abortion in Texas

35 Million Americans Are Losing Unemployment Income Today

Tent cities now part of the landscape

Overwhelmed Morgues Belie U.S. Illusion of a Defanged Pandemic

There’s No Wake-Up Moment on Climate in America: Even as disasters strike daily, politics will keep obstructing solutions.

Matt Taibbi: NPR Trashes Free Speech.

  

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