Daily Archives: March 27, 2023

Looking Back at The US War in Iraq 20 Years Later

ProjectCensored – Mar 27, 2023

Over the weekend, demonstrations took place in several US cities to mark the 20th anniversary of the 2003 US invasion of Iraq, and to demand that the US and NATO stop escalating the Russia-Ukraine war. On this episode of the Project Censored Show, historian Peter Kuznick joins Mickey to remind listeners about the predetermined agendas and pervasive lies that underlay the invasion of Iraq, and the devastating consequences for the Iraqi people.

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Truth, War and Consequences (full documentary) | FRONTLINE

FRONTLINE PBS | Official – Premiered Aug 19, 2021

Did America rush into a war in Iraq for which it was unprepared? In this 2003 documentary, FRONTLINE examines why the U.S. went to war in Iraq, what went wrong in the planning for the postwar occupation, and what was at stake for both the U.S. and for Iraqis. This journalism is made possible by viewers like you. Support your local PBS station here: http://www.pbs.org/donate ​. In “Truth, War and Consequences,” FRONTLINE producer and correspondent Martin Smith probes the fierce internal debate between the Pentagon and the State Department over the intelligence justifying the war and over the shape of post-Saddam Iraq.

Powell dies, general stained by Iraq claims

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How the Iraq War Changed the World


Thom Hartmann Program – Mar 2, 2023

#MoreFromThom #Iraq #Bush

The highly profitable lies told by George Bush and Dick Cheney must never be forgotten.


Democracy Now! Dec 23, 2014

http://democracynow.org – Calls are increasing for the prosecution of George W. Bush administration officials tied to the CIA torture program. On Monday, the American Civil Liberties Union and Human Rights Watch called on Attorney General Eric Holder to appoint a special prosecutor who would investigate the crimes detailed in the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on the program. On Monday, The New York Times editorial board called for a full and independent criminal investigation. We put the question about prosecution to Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, who served as chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell from 2002 to 2005.

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Exclusive: Elizabeth Warren announces Senate re-election campaign

MSNBC – Mar 27, 2023




Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren joins MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss her decision to run for a third Senate term and her demand for more oversight of the Federal Reserve.

Amnesty International Report denounces the West’s ‘double standards’

euronews – Mar 27, 2023


Amnesty International’s annual report draws attention to the West’s “racist double standards” in dealing with human rights violations.

Navajo Nation Fights for Water Rights & Access to Colorado River as West Battles Historic Drought

Democracy Now! – Mar 27, 2023


At the U.N. Water Development Conference, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland delivered the U.S. statement and called for Indigenous governance of shared waters, underscoring the importance of Indigenous-led conservation in addressing the climate and drought crises. This comes after the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments last Monday on whether to allow the Navajo Nation to argue the federal government must address the Native American tribe’s water rights. For more, we are joined in Fort Defiance, Arizona, by Crystal Tulley-Cordova, principal hydrologist for the Navajo Nation Department of Water Resources, water management branch, covering 27,000 square miles of reservation land that straddles New Mexico, Arizona and Utah, much of which borders the Colorado River. She talks about what must be done to address the ongoing lack of access to water there now as the west battles a historic drought.

What are the divisions in Latin America?

CGTN America

Mar 2, 2023


The 28th Ibero-American Summit was marked by the absence of Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador​​ and Brazilian President Lula de Silva.

Analysts Benjamin Norton and Mario Sergio Lima discuss why. #heat

TransAfrica Founder Randall Robinson Dies at 81; Opposed South African Apartheid & US Coups in Haiti

Democracy Now! – Mar 27, 2023


We remember the human rights activist and lawyer Randall Robinson, the founder of TransAfrica, who died Friday at the age of 81. Robinson played a critical role in the anti-apartheid movement in the United States and was a prominent critic of U.S. policy in Haiti. In 2004, he helped expose the U.S. role in the coup that ousted Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. We air excerpts from a 2013 interview Robinson did with Democracy Now! about his work.

Leaders at Ibero-American Summit discussed Haiti

CGTN America – Mar 27, 2023


Haiti’s deepening humanitarian crisis was on the agenda at the 28th Ibero-American Summit in the Dominican Republic.

What was the outcome? Laura Carlsen explains. #heat

What difference will 18 Leopard 2 tanks make in Ukraine? | DW News

#Germany #Tanks #UkraineWar

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz says Germany has delivered on its pledge to provide Ukraine with 18 Leopard 2 battle tanks. The long-awaited German-manufactured vehicles were reportedly handed over to Ukrainian forces at the country’s border. The delivery marks a major shift in Ukraine’s battlefield capability, and fullfills a long held promise by Germany to Ukraine.

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Chris Hedges Fan Club – Mar 27, 2023

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Bill McKibben: Climate Sensitivity of the Third Kind

greenmanbucket – Mar 27, 2023

Bill McKibben will be giving a talk at Saginaw Valley State University next month, I was asked to pull together some video from my interview with Bill in Greenland, in 2018. This popped out.