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Hillary Clinton’s Empowerment Hillary Clinton isn’t a champion of women’s rights. She’s the embodiment of corporate feminism. by  US Department of State / Flickr
Assuming Hillary Clinton runs for president in 2016, much of her popular support will be based on her image as an advocate of women’s rights. During her 2008 candidacy, the National Organization of Women (NOW) endorsed Clinton based on her “long history of support for women’s empowerment.” A group of 250 academics and activists calling themselves “Feminists for Clinton” praised her “powerful, inspiring advocacy of the human rights of women” and her “enormous contributions” as a policymaker.


Jens Stoltenberg: NATO’s Mr Zig-Zag
Finian CUNNINGHAM | 20.06.2015 | 00:00Jens Stoltenberg, NATO’s secretary-general, has a knack for intellectual zig-zagging. Indeed, the 56-year-old former Norwegian prime minister, can be said to have made a very successful career in public life owing precisely to his adept ability at expedient zig-zagging.
Stoltenberg’s latest dubious public intervention this week was to accuse Russia of «dangerous nuclear sabre-rattling». This followed the announcement by Russian President Vladimir Putin that Moscow was to introduce up to 40 new Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs) into its nuclear arsenal, and that threats to the country would be countered by deploying modern weapons that could thwart any anti-missile system. That was a clear reference by Putin to recent American moves that intend to introduce more missile systems into eastern Europe aimed at giving the US-led military NATO alliance «first-strike»capability against Russia.
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Putin Straight Talk v. Obama Double TalkJune 19, 2015| Categories: Guest Contributions| Tags: |Print This Article
Like Vladimir Putin, Stephen Lendman speaks Straight Talk, a language
Washington needs to learn. Putin Straight Talk v. Obama Double Talk by Stephen Lendman Putin says what he means and means what he says. His style is forthright. He follows through on what he says. Obama is polar opposite – an inveterate serial liar with no credibility whatever. He says one thing and does another. On the occasion of Ramadan, he duplicitously extended “warmest greetings” to world Muslims he’s been systematically mass slaughtering since day one in office with no letup. If he really cared for their rights and welfare, he’d immediately order all US direct and proxy wars of aggression ended. He’d stop destabilizing Muslim countries and end persecuting Islamic people at home and abroad. He’d end the charade about a so-called Iranian nuclear weapons program that the whole world knows doesn’t exis…