Articles by Richard Becker

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Colonialist Injustice: The Pardoning of the Blackwater Killers
Richard Becker | Liberation News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Jan 2021

27 Dec 2020 – Along with a motley collection of wealthy swindlers and fraudsters, President Donald Trump on Dec. 22 pardoned four former Blackwater private contractors (mercenaries) convicted in the infamous 16 Sep 2007 massacre in Baghdad. Seventeen Iraqis were killed and 14 seriously wounded in an unprovoked attack by the four including two boys, 9 and 11 years of age, and a woman burned alive in her car.

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Reich and the Myth of a Moral Capitalism
Richard Becker - Liberation, 14 Sep 2015

6 Sep 2015 – In a Sept. 5 blog, former Secretary of Labor and liberal commentator Robert Reich, asks, “What Happened to the Moral Center of American Capitalism?” It’s not satire. The only way to put an end to capitalist excesses is to put an end to the system itself.

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