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View Diary: Aug. 19, 1953: When the Eisenhower Administration destroyed Iran's secular democracy (281 comments)

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  •  It would be politically problematic for the MIC (2+ / 0-)
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    Don midwest, Laurence Lewis

    to invade a secular democracy, now wouldn’t it?
    ‘Foller the dollar’, that’s how these kinds of mysteries get solved.

    •  don't have to invade, pull off a coup (4+ / 0-)

      Chris Hedges calls what has happened here a Corporate Coup d'etat

      Why own the media when they know exactly what they need to say to keep the powerful in power. No need to control the media like the fascists or the communists. They know that the goal is to have access, not to be adversarial.

      This whole diary and comments are what I remember DK to be before it became Obama election all the time, and Romney is terrible.

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