Category Archives: No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

Why Chelsea Manning is a hero, not a traitor

Jimmy Dore breaks it all down, in horrifying detail. What Chelsea Manning revealed to Wikileaks shows that the villain here isn’t one lone whistle-blowing ex-army private, nor a site devoted to publishing leaked information from people like her, but the … Continue reading

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OAS chief meddling in Venezuela…AGAIN.

“I’m Not Almagro”, reads the paper-bag mask. Is anyone buying it? If so, I have a lovely bridge in Brooklyn that I’m looking to unload… Well might a certain OAS chief be wanting to bag his face. Because what happened … Continue reading

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This does not bode well.

If you’re hoping that the myriads of corruptos named in the Panama Papers will be brought to justice, Switzerland has some bad news for you: Switzerland has sentenced a former bank IT employee referred to as the “Edward Snowden of … Continue reading

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Happy Human Rights Day!

“We will impose sanctions on those who defend human rights!” Once more, a Venezuelan cartoonist — this time, it’s Uncas — hits the nail on the head. And in honor of Human Rights Day, here’s another fine example of how … Continue reading

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Headline Howler: It’s always opposite day at The Economist

Ugh, how disgraceful. Don’t you people hire fact-checkers anymore? It’s not like you don’t have the cash…although at this rate, you may soon lose so much readership that you end up in serious financial trouble. Here, let me fix that … Continue reading

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An important seasonal message for the (self-)righteous among nations

Ahem. Courtesy of my good friend, Brenda Lewis, on her Facebook page: In recent weeks and days, I have once again noticed that ‘tis the season to be judgmental for some folks. Both on Facebook and even seeping into my … Continue reading

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A most historic downfall

On this day in 1937, Canadian participation in the fight against fascism became officially illegal. Here’s a snip from Occupy Canada’s Facebook page: On this day in history, 31 July, 1937, Canadians were banned in the fight against fascism and … Continue reading

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Sidewalk chalk and the art of civil disobedience

Q. How many cops does it take to arrest a guy armed only with a few pieces of sidewalk chalk? A. Watch this and see: I wonder how long his chalked logos lasted, who saw, and what message they took … Continue reading

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How Wired missed the real Assange/Manning story

A couple of days ago, Bradley Manning celebrated his birthday behind bars for the second year in a row. He’s still awaiting trial, with no word on when it will begin. But the outcome of the trial looks to be … Continue reading

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Is the LAHT a bunch of Koch-suckers?

I’ve always had my suspicions about a certain crappy “news” outlet pretentiously calling itself the “Latin American Herald Tribune”. I never did trust it; there was something of a rightist stench about it. And today, I received this in my … Continue reading

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