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Among the Members are representatives from Big Banks and Investment Firms, Big Media, and Large Corporations. Madeleine K. Albright, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Henry A. Kissinger, Dick Cheney, Paul Wolfowitz and Richard Perle are also members.
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Our standard of living now depends on cheap foreign slave labour.
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America has a multi-billion pornographic moviemaking industry. It turns out on an average around 4,000 films every year, which yield revenue of $13 billion. Thousands of people are engaged in it from its production to distribution. To get over health problems and to reduce costs, there is a serious thinking on the part of the industry to outsource it. Already a number of Hollywood producers are making their non-porn films outside America.
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Humans have the capacity to create and to destroy. It seems to me that if we do not rein in our destructive capacity, bugs will one day inherit an otherwise empty and barren planet.
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Never before in history has a special interest group, the pharmaceutical industry, so shamelessly tried to compromise the health of billions of people for no other reason than its desire to maintain multi-billion dollar markets for prescription drugs.
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CAFTA, the proposed trade agreement with Central America and the Dominican Republic, would double U.S. agricultural exports to the region. That has Central American farmers worried. CAFTA would flood Central America's markets with products of U.S. agribusiness, much of which is still heavily subsidized.
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Both Vice President Dick Cheney and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld reassured members of the Trilateral Commission, meeting in Washington April 15-18, that they anticipated no invasion of Iran. This secretive commission met to talk war and trade.
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Neil Bush, the president's controversial younger brother, six years ago joined the cardinal who this week became Pope Benedict XVI as a founding board member of a little known Swiss ecumenical foundation.
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In an exclusive interview, the American Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz commenting about Paul Wolfowitz's nominations said: "The World Bank will once again become a hate figure. This could bring street protests and violence across the developing world."
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Paul Wolfowitz, the U.S. deputy secretary of defense, has emerged as a top contender for the job of leading the World Bank.
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PNAC says ...."The United States military is too small for the responsibilities we are asking it to assume. Those responsibilities are real and important. They are not going away. The United States will not and should not become less engaged in the world in the years to come.
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