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Chris Hedges: How Private Equity Conquered America

By Chris Hedges / The Real News Network Private equity firms are buying up the US economy and stripping it for parts. From healthcare to education, utilities, and more, massive firms like Blackstone and the Carlyle Group have acquired vast holdings across critical industries esse...

Secret cable: CIA orchestrated Haiti’s 2004 coup

A classified diplomatic cable obtained by The Grayzone reveals the role of a veteran CIA officer in violently overthrowing Haiti’s popular President Jean-Bertrand Aristide in 2004.  A spectacular jailbreak in Gonaïves, Haiti in August 2002 saw a bulldozer smash through the local prison walls, allow...

Chris Hedges: Aaron Bushnell’s Divine Violence

Divine Violence – by Mr. Fish By Chris Hedges / Original to ScheerPost No- Aaron Bushnell, when he placed his cell phone on the ground to set up a livestream and  lit himself  on fire in front of the Israeli Embassy in Washington D.C., resulting in his death, pitted divine ...

Chris Hedges: The Death of Liberal Zionism

By Chris Hedges / The Real News Network Liberal Zionism, the notion that Israel’s existence can be compatible with liberal values, has run its course. As Israel’s genocide in Gaza continues despite the outcry of the world and the International Court of Justice, it is clear that a...

Chris Hedges: Julian Assange’s Grand Inquisitor

Kangaroo Courtship – by Mr. Fish By Chris Hedges / Original to ScheerPost LONDON —   The prosecution for the U.S., which is seeking to deny Julian Assange’s appeal of an extradition order, begun by the Trump administration and embraced by the Biden administration, grounded its ar...

Elite Fear Of The Public: Ukraine, Gaza and Assange      

It is a historical fact that powerful elites do not wish to be diverted from pursuing their selfish interests by the public. Minimal, unthreatening expressions of dissent may be tolerated in ostensible ‘democracies’. But public opinion needs to be managed, manipulated or, if necessary, simply ignor...

Chris Hedges: Julian Assange’s Day in Court

And Our Flags Are Still There – by Mr. Fish By Chris Hedges / Original to ScheerPost LONDON — By the afternoon the video link, which would have allowed Julian Assange to follow his final U.K. appeal to prevent his extradition, had been turned off. Julian, his attorneys said, was...

Chris Hedges: Julian Assange’s Final Appeal

Assange – by Mr. Fish By Chris Hedges / Original to ScheerPost LONDON — If Julian Assange is denied permission to appeal his extradition to the United States before a panel of two judges at the High Court in London this week, he will have no recourse left within the British lega...

Chris Hedges: Let Them Eat Dirt

Let Them Eat Dirt – by Mr. Fish By Chris Hedges / Original to ScheerPost There was never any possibility that the Israeli  government  would agree to a pause in the fighting proposed by Secretary of State Antony Blinken, much less a ceasefire. Israel is on the verge of delivering...

Quantum Physics And Buddhism – Carlo Rovelli Encounters Nāgārjuna

Carlo Rovelli is a renowned Italian theoretical physicist and writer who has made important contributions to the physics of space and time. He is currently a Distinguished Visiting Research Chair at the Perimeter Institute, and a core member of Canada’s Rotman Institute of Philosophy of Western Uni...

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