Morning Reads: Iraq Still A Bloodbath; Pot’s Dirty Agribusiness
Credit: DC Protests
March 19, 2014

Via Moyers & Company:

A somber good morning on this, the 11th anniversary of the launch of our invasion of Iraq. For most Americans the war is long over, but Iraq remains unstable and bloody to this day.

Stat of the day: 703 — the number of Iraqis killed last month in the conflict that the United States exited in 2009 — down a hair from the 733 deaths in January — according to the UN.

Blood on their hands? –> At The Nation, Greg Mitchell remembers Bill’s 2006 special about the media’s complicity in the drumbeat to war, “Buying the War,” with an excerpt from Mitchell’s book, So Wrong For So Long: How the Press,...

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