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‘Weaponized disinformation’: Pentagon craves new ‘influencing tools’ against ‘enemy propaganda’ — RT USA News rt.com/usa/450852-pentagon-pro

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Martin Luther King, Jr.: We have no honorable intentions in Vietnam. Our minimal expectation is to occupy it as an American colony and maintain social stability for our investments. This tells why American helicopters are being used against guerrillas in Colombia and Peru. Increasingly the role our nation has taken is the role of those who refuse to give up the privileges and pleasures that come from the immense profits of overseas investment.

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"I knew that monsters were far more gentle and more desirable than the monsters living inside ‘nice people.’ Accepting that you are a monster gives you the leeway to not behave like one. When you deny being a monster, you behave like one.”

― GDT

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ok heres a pitch - sherlock holmes but in a post capitalist society where hes hunting down the capitalists in hiding who need to pay for their crimes against humanity

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Fascists in countries other than the US wave the American Flag because it is like the Swastika...

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"#Globalisation of production involved locating production facilities in low-wage countries to increase profitability. While these two strategies brought a rise in profitability in the short term, in the medium and long term they were self-defeating since they brought about a downturn in effective demand by cutting into or preventing the rise of workers’ #wages."
#Capitalism
#Financialisation

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"The ability to remain unaccountable to society despite having inflicted on it a grievous wound is the ultimate measure of #power. The bailout of the biggest US #banks, despite the obvious bankruptcy of some and the role they had all played in bringing about the worst economic #crisis in the US since the Great Depression, testified to the tremendous power that had been amassed by finance capital."
#Financialisation
#Capitalism
#Corruption
#Banks

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"What needs to be done?
1. Restrict operations of #hedge funds and close tax havens;
2. Ban mortgage-backed securities and #derivatives;
3. Move towards 100 per cent reserve banking;
4. #Nationalise financial institutions that are ‘too big to fail’;
5. Re-institute the Glass–Steagall Act that placed a ‘Chinese wall’ between commercial banking and investment banking;"
#Financialisation
#Crisis
#Capitalism

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Twitter Erupts After 2,000 Pro-Venezuelan Accounts Are Deleted; A total of 1,196 social media accounts based in Venezuela suspected of “influencing domestic audiences.” via TeleSur telesurenglish.net/news/Twitte

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Somebody should make a movie about the Russian revolution before Ironside gets too old.

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