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#NoWarWithIran Protests Across America. @Rebel HQ Reports.

#NoWarWithIran Protests Across America. @Rebel HQ Reports.

>>TYT’s very own Emma Vigeland joined some anti-war protesters in New York City. They were, of course, protesting the potential build up to war with Iran after the Trump administration okayed the killing of their General Soleimani. So also the Working Families Party was tweeting out this is one of hundreds of other protests that we’re building up across the country, hitting many cities across the country. To make sure that we make sure that the government knows there’s a…

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Freedom from Fear, Freedom from Want | Hugh Segal | Walrus Talks

Freedom from Fear, Freedom from Want | Hugh Segal | Walrus Talks

Your honour, your worship, it’s a great privilege to be here on the land of the Cree and the Six Nations and the Métis. I’ve been told, my name is Hugh Segal, I can only speak for seven minutes. I was in the Senate for nine years [laughter], I had colleagues who couldn’t clear their throat in seven minutes [laughter], but I will do my very best and I will not make fun of engineers except to say this, having…

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The oil wars: How America’s energy obsession wrecked the Middle East | Eugene Gholz

The oil wars: How America’s energy obsession wrecked the Middle East | Eugene Gholz

So for a long time oil has played a special role in American foreign policy and military strategy. Oil is a uniquely important commodity in global affairs. It’s an input to everything in our modern way of life; it’s very important for protecting our prosperity; and at a certain level oil is essential for high-quality military power: to fight you need access to oil. And in the Cold War the United States was concerned that the Soviet Union could interrupt…

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