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Oct.28.2009
        Texas Oil Man: US Should Plunder Iraqi Oil   by Len Hart   pickens2.jpg <http://www.uruknet.info/pic.php?f=pickens2.jpg> The Existentialist Cowboy <http://existentialistcowboy.blogspot.com/2009/10/texas-oil-man-us-should-plunder-iraqi.html> ,...
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May.09.2009
  Barack Obama holds a mirror in his hannds. The mirror is all dirty of fresh blood. The face of Barack is surprised, perhaps a little disgusted. Someone might spot a little grim. He is not smiling. The mirror reflects the face of a white man with a very dumb look and a smile in his face....
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May.04.2009
Avigdor Lieberman has started a tour in Europe. he will be received like a statesman from most chanceries. It started in Italy today. He should be arrested for istigating ratial hate. Hosni Mubarak hase seized the opportunity of the "flue epidemic" to kill 300.000 pigs belonging to the...
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Apr.30.2009
Adversary legalism, what Professor Kagan calls in a very giod book, the American way of law is the structural form that the rule of law takes in its worldwide expansion. Plunder finds in this structure its most fertile ground. To resists such expansion we should point at the tragic outcomes of...
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Apr.27.2009
This conversation on torture is getting to an important point, that of activism and communication. Ultimately, how to construct consciousness of the kind of issues and of political violence we address in Plunder and in the Plunder Blog. I attach here a note that I eceived from a young Palestinian...
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Apr.25.2009
I completely agree with both Michele and John. On the power of ideas and particularly on their power if they can originate some critical thinking that clearly exposes past horrors (which are still current). I really hope that Obama reads Galeano. That book was out there for almost  fourty years and...
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Apr.21.2009
 I received a note from the Center for Justice and Accountability that I wish to share with my readers. I was particularly pleased since in the past I had criticized such kind of human rights activists for only becoming active with torturers and wrongdoers in the "third world" thus...
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Apr.17.2009
  This issue of torture is just very difficult to swollow. As it is very difficult to swollow that a poor man was killed by police brutality in London during the G20 and also that CIA is still attempting to murder left wing leaders in latin America as apparently just happened with Morales of...
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Apr.11.2009
The sun shines in Kiev. Expensive cars are well visible on the streets. It takes hours, due to incredible traffic to move just a few miles around trhis beautiful town. I am here to address a comparative law conference, and hopefully recruit some smatrt students for next year class at IUC, www....
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Apr.08.2009
More than 200 killed while sleeping in yesterday's earthquake in Abruzzo one of the most beautiful and best preserved areas of center-south Italy. A natural disaster of course, but the ghost of disaster capitalism is already around. A hospital that was destroyed was brand new, built just a couple...