Thursday, March 20, 2014

The perpetual conflicts

"The present crisis is the latest iteration of what has become a permanent feature of life in the United States. Just last summer the American people were subjected to a manufactured war fever that nearly led to a bombing campaign against Syria. Before that it was Libya, with the people being told that immediate military action was required to prevent a “human rights” catastrophe. Threats against Iran and China are permanent, with the possibility of military action always “on the table.”" from (via Richard Singer). But there are conflicts on other fronts too US opposition to ambitious Indian program is a direct attack on the right to food (an alternative view) and trade agreements New study shows dangers of trade areements that help corporations sue governments.

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