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United States – Visa and Mastercard beneficiaries of State Department lobbying effort

February 8, 2011 by

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WikiLeaks Staff, 8 December 2010, 14.00 GMT. Original article here. Visa and Mastercard both received lobbying support from the Department of State under President Obama, the latest Cablegate release reveals. A cable from the Moscow embassy, dated 1st February 2010, details a new Russian card processing law which the embassy said would “disadvantage U.S businesses”, […]

The Necessity of Boycotting

January 22, 2011 by

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At the turn of the 20th Century, there were great movements afoot in the US. Socialism was vibrantly touching the lives of working class people, and awakening them to their oppression, and an answer to ending that oppression. This was echoed across the world, of course, but I’m focusing on the US because it is […]