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Freedom and justice, evicted from America, may have found a new home

Summary:  The America-that-once-was slowly evolves into the New America, a harsh truth cloaked in lies. We don’t want to see; we don’t want to know. Events like the affair Assange provide a magic mirror. Will we dare to look, and see what our news media and geopolitical experts will not say? Magic mirror on the …

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An example of national courage, even with no national interests at stake

Summary:  Relations between nations usually consist of boring dances combining crass self-interest with craven obsequiousness (by small nations) or brutal assertiveness (by largers). Today we have a refreshing break in the pattern, as Ecuador defies the United States (and its tame dogs, Sweden and Britain). From Reuters today: “Ecuador has decided to grant political asylum …

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