American Power Under Challenge

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by Noam Chomsky  [This piece, the first of two parts, is excerpted from Noam Chomsky’s new book, Who Rules the World? (Metropolitan Books).  Part 2 can read here.] When we ask “Who rules the world?” we commonly adopt the standard… Continue Reading  

Cuba: Hope and Change?      

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by John Feffer There are a number of no-go zones in the world for Barack Obama these days. Damascus is enemy territory. Most of Iraq and Afghanistan are too dangerous. Pyongyang has never hosted a sitting U.S. president, and Kim… Continue Reading  

A Walmart for Libya

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Last Sunday former President Bill Clinton asked the CEO of Walmart if he would open a store in Libya. Surely Libya needs more jobs and needs to get its economy going, but I am not sure how a Walmart would… Continue Reading