When Bolivia Tried to Murder a US Folk Legend

(http://www.telesurtv.net/) Published 9 April 2015 (22 hours 33 minutes ago)  We Recommend One of the greatest protest musicians in American history took his life exactly 39 years ago. Driven into a deep depression by both his own demons and the demoralization that faced radical leftists in the mid-70’s, Phil Ochs in many ways died with... Continue Reading →

US Troops Sexually Assault 54 Underage Girls, Won’t Face Charges

SM Gibson April 2, 2015 (ANTIMEDIA) American soldiers and military contractors who sexually abused at least 54 Colombian girls between 2003 and 2007 will not face charges for their horrific crimes due to diplomatic immunity. An 809-page report entitled “Contribution to the Understanding of the Armed Conflict in Colombia”,  was commissioned by the Colombian government and rebel group FARC... Continue Reading →

U.S. Secretly Infiltrated Cuba’s Hip-Hop Scene To Spark Anti-Government Movement: Report

by By DESMOND BUTLER, MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN, LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ and ANDREA RODRIGUEZ HAVANA (AP) — A U.S. agency's secret infiltration of Cuba's underground hip-hop groups scene to spark a youth movement against the government was "reckless" and "stupid," Sen. Patrick Leahy said Thursday after The Associated Press revealed the operation. On at least six occasions, Cuban... Continue Reading →

Editor says he planted stories for the CIA

by Ralph Lopez (Digitaljournal) Becoming the first credentialed, well-known media insider to step forward and state publicly that he was secretly a "propagandist," an editor of a major German daily has said that he personally planted stories for the CIA. Saying he believes a medical condition gives him only a few years to live, and that... Continue Reading →

Industrial band Skinny Puppy demand $666,000 after music is used in Guantánamo torture

(http://www.theguardian.com/) A Canadian electro-industrial band is asking for thousands of dollars in royalties after learning that the US military used their music to torture prisoners at Guantánamo Bay. Skinny Puppy claim they filed a $666,000 (£368,000) bill with America'd defence department. "We sent them an invoice for our musical services considering they had gone ahead... Continue Reading →

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