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The Black El Dorado: Everybody thought there could be oil in Sudan but nobody knew anything. It was revealed through exploration by the American company Chevron, towards the end of the 70s. And that was the beginning of the second civil war, which went on until 2002. It lasted for 19 years and cost a million and a half lives and the oil business was at the heart of it Read more...
Thousands of Occupy Oakland Protesters succeed in shutting down the Oakland Port in December of last year. The Oakland Port is the 5th busiest in the United States. Not surprising that the FBI was keeping close tabs on Occupy Oakland last Read more...
Official trailer for the documentary film "Occupy the Bay." “Occupy the Bay” is a documentary video project directed by Jonathan Riley and produced by Kevin Pina/Long Memory Productions. The one-hour documentary chronicles the local Read more...
"Occupy the Bay" chronicles the Oakland incarnation of the Occupy Movement and focuses on events in the Bay Area and their impact. From Occupy Oakland's port shutdowns and controversial decision to embrace a "diversity of tactics," to Read more...
January 30, 1948 - Gandhi Assassination
News of the day for January 30, 1948 - initial reports on the shooting of Mohandas Gandhi in India. Read more...

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Seriously, I wrote about Rick Scott's swiftboating, lying ways way back in May. Back then I told you about how even if Florida voters overlooked his swiftboaty tactics, they should not and could not overlook his lying, criminal conduct with regard Read more...
Postmortem For Dunkirk - Anthony Eden Addresses The Nation - June 2, 1940
(Cheating an otherwise disastrous situation . . .for now) [media id=17071] With the evacuation of Dunkirk mostly completed by June 2, 1940 Foreign Read more...
Crazy Sheriff Joe Arpaio -- who is currently under investigation by the Justice Department for his wanton racial profiling as the chief law-enforcemen Read more...
Conservatives like Malkin will go to the ends of the earth to blame brown people for all the problems in the world. It's no coincidence that most of Read more...
Paul Krugman on the media: "Why do the McCain people think they can get away with this stuff?" This stuff being deception. "Well, they're probably co Read more...