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“Peak Gold”: Physical Gold vs. Paper Gold By Lars Schall, October 23, 2014

On behalf of Matterhorn Asset Management, financial journalist Lars Schall talked with exploration geologist and mining entrepreneur Dr. Keith Barron.
Keith is a scientist and he explains in no uncertain terms what is going on in the mining industry, the…

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The European Union’s Sham Democracy: EU Commission Instrument of Powerful Corporate Interests By Colin Todhunter, October 23, 2014

The European Union’s sham democracy has again been laid bare as a result of the plenary vote of the European Parliament to approve the new Jean-Claude Juncker Commission.
The previous Barroso Commission wholeheartedly served a corporate agenda. We may now…

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Canadian Terror Wave: a Modern-Day Gladio By Tony Cartalucci, October 23, 2014

As warned, after multiple staged incidents used to ratchet up fear and paranoia in the build-up to US and its allies’ military intervention in Syria and Iraq, at least two live attacks have now been carried out in Canada –…

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Gough Whitlam and the Forgotten Coup: How America and Britain Crushed the Government of Their ‘Ally’, Australia By John Pilger, October 23, 2014

Across the political and media elite in Australia, a silence has descended on the memory of the great, reforming prime minister Gough Whitlam, who has died. His achievements are recognised, if grudgingly, his mistakes noted in false sorrow. But a…

How the US Supports the Islamic State (ISIS): One “Accidental Airdrop” vs Billions in Covert Military Aid By Tony Cartalucci, October 23, 2014

The Washington Post would report that the United States military accidentally dropped by air at least one pallet of weapons and supplies that ended up in the hands of the so-called “Islamic State” or ISIS. While a combination of factors…

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The Ottawa Shootings and “Canada’s War on Terror”? Media Points to “Homegrown Terror Threat” By Julie Lévesque, October 23, 2014

An attack perpetrated by armed men took place early morning on October 22 on Parliament Hill in the immediate aftermath of a historic divisive vote in the House of Commons concerning Canada’s participation in the US led crusade directed against…

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The Ethnic Cleansing of Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the Age of Obama: How HBCUs are Turning White By Dr. Jahi Issa, October 22, 2014

Dr. Issa wrote Part One of this article for the September 6, 2011, issue of Black Agenda Report, when he was an assistant professor of history and Africana Studies at Delaware State University, in Dover, an historically Black institution that…

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Canada: Withdraw From The US-led Coalition For War in Iraq and Syria! By Global Research News, October 22, 2014

Petition by  Hamilton Coalition To Stop The War
1) The recent divisive vote to deploy warplanes, reconnaissance aircraft, support personnel, and special forces on a combat mission to Iraq – carried only by the Conservative government’s slim majority in Parliament…

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U.S. “Humanitarian Aid” is Being Channeled to …The Islamic State (ISIL) By Jamie Dettmer, October 22, 2014

While U.S. warplanes strike at the militants of the so-called Islamic State in both Syria and Iraq, truckloads of U.S. and Western aid has been flowing into territory controlled by the jihadists, assisting them to build their terror-inspiring “caliphate.”
The…

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Police Repression in Haiti: Thousands March Demanding President Martelly’s Resignation – Hundreds Faint from Tear Gas By Thomas Péralte and Kim Ives, October 22, 2014

On Oct. 17, the 208th anniversary of the assassination of Haiti’s founding father Jean-Jacques Dessalines, tens of thousands of demonstrators took to Haiti’s streets, once again, to demand the unconditional resignation of President Michel Joseph Martelly.
In an effort to…

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The Instability of Financial Markets: Why is Volatility Increasing By Bill Holter, October 22, 2014

The argument of “stock versus flow” has been debated from many angles and across many asset classes. The most heated may be in the gold and silver bullion categories. I’ve written on this topic before and I’m sure I will…

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Obama Administration Withholding 2,100 US Military Torture Photos By RT, October 22, 2014

The Obama administration has blocked the public release of disturbing torture photos out of concern they would endanger US troops. Now, a federal judge is giving the government until December to justify its actions.
In addition to the disturbing Abu…

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Dark Times: What to Do. The Role and Responsibility of Intellectuals By Arthur D. Robbins, October 22, 2014

Professor Noam Chomsky has written an essay entitled, “The End of History: The short, strange era of human civilization would appear to be drawing to a close.” Chomsky invokes the Roman goddess Minerva as she contemplates the end drawing nigh.…

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The Growth of Opium Trade in Afghanistan is a Direct Result of US Invasion By Prof. James Petras, October 22, 2014

An American political commentator says the resurgence of opium trade in Afghanistan is a “direct result of the US invasion” in 2001.

“I think the growth of the opium trade in Afghanistan is a direct result of the US invasion…

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October 22: National Day of Protest across US against Police Brutality and Repression By Global Research News, October 22, 2014

Protests on October 22 against intensified police killings, tortuous conditions being inflicted on tens of thousands of incarcerated people, and young people treated like criminals, guilty until proven innocent if they can survive to prove their innocence, will mark 19…

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Martial Law in America: Fearing a Future Emergency, Governors Declare a State of Emergency By Eric Blair, October 22, 2014

When most of us think of a State of Emergency, we think of isolated natural disasters like hurricanes, winter storms or a flood that passes through. In those cases it’s quite obvious when the emergency is over. But what if…

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Human Rights Watch Documents Ukrainian Military’s Use of Cluster Rockets By Barry Grey, October 22, 2014

Human Rights Watch (HRW) issued a report Monday documenting the widespread use of banned cluster munitions rockets by the Ukrainian military against heavily populated civilian centers in eastern Ukraine, including central Donetsk city.
The detailed account, based on an on-the-spot…

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Census Report: Half of Americans Poor or Near Poor By Andre Damon, October 22, 2014

Forty-seven percent of Americans have incomes under twice the official poverty rate, making half of the country either poor or near-poor, according to figures released last week by the Census Bureau.
These figures are based on the Census Bureau’s Supplemental…

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New Terror Narrative Emerging: ISIS Supports American Resistance By Daniel Taylor, October 22, 2014

In the ongoing effort by the establishment to demonize resistance to an expanding federal government, a new narrative is emerging that could provide justification for a nation-wide crackdown on dissent.

The riots in Ferguson, Missouri are a focal point for…

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Iraqi Doctors Call Depleted Uranium Use “Genocide” By Dahr Jamail, October 22, 2014

(Photo: Patty Mooney / Flickr)
Contamination from depleted uranium (DU) munitions is causing sharp rises in congenital birth defects, cancer cases and other illnesses throughout much of Iraq, according to numerous Iraqi doctors.
Iraqi doctors and prominent scientists believe that…

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Market Turmoil Ahead? ‘Fear Index’ Shows Unprecedented Activity. Calm Before the Storm? By Paul Joseph Watson, October 22, 2014

The VIX index, a measure of how volatile the S&P 500 is likely to be over the next 30 days, is showing unprecedented activity, feeding into concerns that the financial markets are about to experience huge turmoil.
The Chicago Board…

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Ebola: Are U.S. Bioweapons Labs the Solution, or the Problem? By Institute for Public Accuracy, October 22, 2014

On Friday, the New York Times published the article “White House to Cut Funding for Risky Biological Study,” which states: “Prompted by controversy over dangerous research and recent laboratory accidents, the White House announced Friday that it would temporarily halt…

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Russia’s Hope For Rebirth, Social Justice and National Mobilization By Igor Strelkov, October 22, 2014

The former head of Yukos, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, delivered a speech at the Washington headquarters of the international human rights organization Freedom House in early October, denouncing the government and president of Russia. This speech forms the basis of the manifesto…

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Conservatives vs. Liberals: The Political Impact of the Mainstream Media in America By Eric Zuesse, October 22, 2014

Pew headlined on October 21st, “Political Polarization & Media Habits,” and reported “Striking Differences Between Liberals and Conservatives,” such as that Fox News Channel dominates as the news-source among conservatives, but that no news-source dominates among liberals. 
47% of “Consistent…

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Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth: Upcoming Lawsuit to End Stonewalling by FEMA and NIST By Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth, October 22, 2014

NIST releases Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests very reluctantly — and only when it’s sued.
That is AE911Truth researcher David Cole’s conclusion after making numerous attempts since 9/11 to extract information from the National Institute of Standards and Technology.…

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Profits Before Health: The Next Chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) By Binoy Kampmark, October 22, 2014

“Imagine a group of corporate lawyers on a hilltop in Switzerland with the power to decide that a law passed in Illinois to regulate fracking is detrimental to the maximisation of corporate profits and therefore null and void.”
Letter to …

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Kiev Government Used Cluster Munitions in Populated Zones in East Ukraine By RT News, October 22, 2014

The forces of the Kiev government used cluster munitions in populated areas in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, says Human Rights Watch. It adds that the use of this forbidden weaponry violates the laws of war.
Human Rights Watch…

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The EU-Russia-Ukraine Sanctions Crisis: Germany’s Merkel says “EU taxpayers will have to subsidize Ukraine” By Eric Zuesse, October 22, 2014

On October 21st, the German Economic News  headlined (as translated), “Merkel: EU Taxpayers Should Finance Debt of Ukraine,” and reported that, “Angela Merkel visited [Slovakia's Finance Minister] Robert Fico on Monday [in the Slovak capital of Bratislavia]. Both leaders demand…

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Japan’s World War II “Comfort Women”. Denial of Prime Minister Abe Shinzo By David McNeill, October 22, 2014

This article contains David McNeill’s introduction followed by Matsumoto Masayoshi’s testimony (Japanese and English transcript and video of testimony), translation by Miguel Quintana

For years, Abe Shinzo, Japan’s prime minister, has been playing with diplomatic fire over a sordid episode…

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Fidel Castro: Cuba’s Response to Ebola. The Time of Duty Has Come By Fidel Castro Ruz, October 21, 2014

Our country did not take a single minute to give a response to the international agencies requesting its support to combat the brutal epidemic outbreak in Western Africa.
This is what our country has always done, without excluding anyone. The…

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Alba Summit on Ebola: Latin American Leaders Meet Cuban Health Workers Heading to West Africa By Granma, October 21, 2014

By Yaima Puig Meneses and Leticia Martínez Hernández
A profoundly moving moment came yesterday, after the conclusion of the ALBA-TCP Ebola Summit, when regional leaders attending the event met with members of the Cuban medical brigades departing today, October 21,…

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Increased Patent Protection for Big Pharmaceutical Companies By Dr. Roslyn Fuller, October 21, 2014

The secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will increase patent protection for the benefit of big pharmaceutical companies, but are such policies really in the interests of global health?
Eradicating disease from the face of the Earth
There are many illnesses that…

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Cut Through the Spin: It’s Time for Truth in Media By Global Research, October 21, 2014

Terrorism… Military invasions… Resources wars… We can call it what we want, but the bottom line is that there is no end to greed until we stand up and say “enough is enough”. In fact, it’s too much. The drums…

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New York Times FAIL: ‘McCain No Connections To ISIS?!?’ By Brandon Turbeville, October 21, 2014

GR Associate Editor’s note
The author mentions a picture in which we see John McCain with Free Syrian Army Commander Salim Idriss and a man who looks like Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi (behind McCain). Although the identity of the man remains…

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Unofficial US “Military Aid” to Islamic State: US Airdropped Weapons in Hands of ISIL Terrorists By Press TV, October 21, 2014

A new video has emerged from northern Syria showing the weapons the US says it is sending to Kurdish forces end up in the hands of the ISIL terrorists.

The video shows masked insurgents inspecting the military equipment which was…

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“Anti-Petrodollar” CEO of French Energy Giant Total Dies in Freak Plane Crash in Moscow By Tyler Durden, October 21, 2014

Three months ago, the CEO of Total, Christophe de Margerie, dared utter the phrase heard around the petrodollar world, “There is no reason to pay for oil in dollars,”  as we noted here. Today, RT reports the dreadful news that…

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America’s Saudi Ally “Cuts Off More Heads” than the Islamic State (ISIL) By Robert Barsocchini, October 21, 2014

Newsweek has an article out called “When It Comes to Beheadings, ISIS has Nothing on Saudi Arabia”.
The article accurately illustrates that Saudi Arabia is essentially an established version of ISIS; in fact it was established the same way, which…

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Ebola Epidemic Linked to CIA: Former NSA Contractor By Kurt Nimmo, October 21, 2014

Investigative journalist and former NSA contractor Wayne Madsen told Press TV on Monday the latest Ebola outbreak in Africa may be a resurfacing of an earlier infection linked to the CIA.
“We see a year [1976] when the US was…

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Israel’s Most Important Source of Capital: California By Darwin Bond Graham, October 21, 2014

Originally published on August 20, 2014:
Last Saturday between one and two thousand protesters marched on the Port of Oakland to blockade one of its busy marine terminals and prevent an Israeli ship from docking. After confronting a line of…

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Red Algae Extract Fights Ebola … and HIV, SARS and HCV By Case Adams, October 21, 2014

While researchers scramble to develop a vaccine or monoclonal antibody against the Ebola virus – and continue to develop chemo treatments to stem HIV and Hepatitis-C while fearing SARS – nature has already provided a natural treatment.
Research has shown…

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Turkish Government Seeks New Police State Powers By Jean Shaoul, October 21, 2014

The government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is intent on giving sweeping new powers to Turkish security forces to clamp down on the pro-Kurdish protests sparked by its blockade of the Syrian border city of Kobani during its month-long siege…

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US Boosts Support for Kurdish Militia in Syria By Peter Symonds, October 21, 2014

The Obama administration has stepped up its war inside Syria with air drops of military and medical supplies on Sunday to beleaguered Kurdish forces holding the town of Kobani against a sustained offensive by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria…

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Turmoil in Hong Kong, Terrorism in Xinjiang: America’s Covert War on China By Tony Cartalucci, October 21, 2014

China is facing increasing pressure along two fronts. In its western province of Xinjiang, terrorists have been stepping up destabilization and separatist activities.
In China’s southeast Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong, protests have disrupted normality in the dense urban…

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Dysfunctional Hagiography: Australia and the Passing of Gough Whitlam By Binoy Kampmark, October 21, 2014

The punters know that the horse named Morality rarely gets past the post, whereas the nag named Self-interest always runs a good race.
Gough Whitlam, Daily Telegraph, Oct 19, 1989
Hagiography is the curse of the Australian Labor movement.  It…

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Global Justice or World Domination By Živadin Jovanović, October 21, 2014

History is a teacher of life, says the old proverb. Hence, it should be regarded as a part of life and the future, not only a part of the past.
We recall that the drive for redrawing the borders was…

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First Amendment Under Attack: Governor of PA Threatens to Silence Mumia By Prison Radio, October 21, 2014

In response to Mumia’s Commencement speech at Goddard College earlier this month, Pennsylvania legislators passed a Bill this week, the “Revictimization Relief Act, “which will allow victims, District Attorneys, and the Attorney General to sue prisoners for speaking if it…

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Rwanda: President Kagame Calls on the ICC to Indict the BBC for “Genocide Denial” By Ann Garrison and Prof Peter Erlinder, October 21, 2014

Rwandan President Paul Kagame’s newspaper, The New Times of Rwanda, has called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to indict the BBC for “genocide denial” because of its documentary, “Rwanda: The Untold Story.”

International criminal defense attorney Peter Erlinder –…

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Christopher Columbus and the History of Colonial Destruction. An African Perspective By Sabamya Jaugu, October 21, 2014

In October every second week on Monday, Columbus Day is celebrated in western culture in general and in the America’s specifically. This is an American tradition and school children of all ages are taught about  his  so-called discovery of his…

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Shock Claim From Ghana: Ebola is Not Real By Nana Kwome, October 21, 2014

The following text was written by Ghana based nurse Nana Kwome.  It provides an interesting yet controversial opinion on the Ebola pandemic, focussing on the geopolitical implications and America’s hidden agenda in Africa. (M.Ch, GR editor)
People in the Western…

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Top Ebola Experts: This Strain Is Much Worse Than We’ve Ever Seen Before By Washington's Blog, October 21, 2014

A More Dangerous Strain
The head of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota – Dr. Michael Osterholm – is a prominent public health scientist and a nationally recognized biosecurity expert.
Dr. Osterholm just…

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From Israel to the Islamic State Canada’s ‘Orwellian’ Foreign Policy By Murray Dobbin, October 21, 2014

It’s getting difficult to remember a time when the Canadian Parliament actually tried to make principled decisions regarding foreign policy and our place in the community of nations. But we should try. Perhaps a first step in returning to such…

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Ebola Outbreak Prompts Calls for Travel Ban in the United States By Abayomi Azikiwe, October 21, 2014

Several United States congressional representatives have called for a ban on travel into the country from three West African states which have been the most severely impacted by the recent outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). These proposals have…

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Libya War Continues Three Years After Gaddafi Assassination By Abayomi Azikiwe, October 21, 2014

On Oct. 20, 2011, the leader of the North African state of Libya was brutally assassinated in the city of Sirte. Col. Muammar Gaddafi had been leading a struggle to defend his country from a war of regime-change coordinated and…

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US Army Withheld Promise From Germany That Ebola Virus Wouldn’t be Weaponized By RT News, October 21, 2014

The United States has withheld assurances from Germany that the Ebola virus – among other related diseases – would not be weaponized in the event of Germany exporting it to the US Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases.
German…

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Ebola: Genetically Modified Organism developed in US Biowarfare Laboratories in Africa. By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, October 21, 2014

As I read this notice from ClinicalTrials.gov, a service of the US National Institutes of Health, the US Government and Pharmaceutical corporations have been conducting ebola tests on humans. http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT02041715
This is official confirmation of Dr. Boyle and Dr. Broderick’s…

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Data Secrecy Company Whisper Accused of Sharing Information with Media and Military By Pratap Chatterjee, October 20, 2014

Whisper – a new social network that claims to provide anonymity – has been accused of  secretly tracking users. The allegations were made by the Guardian newspaper, provoking renewed scrutiny of a multitude of data privacy claims made by software…

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Leung Chun-ying: Hong Kong Leader Blames External Forces for Mass Riots By ITAR-TASS, October 20, 2014

Hong Kong’s chief executive Leung Chun-ying has accused external forces from various countries of attempting to destabilize the situation in the Asian financial center.
Speaking in an interview with ATV World that aired on Sunday, Chun-ying said: “I shan’t go…

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Press TV Reporter Serena Shim Killed in Turkey Car Crash after ‘Spying Accusations’ By RT, October 20, 2014

A Lebanese-American reporter working for Iranian channel, Press TV, Serena Shim has been killed in a car crash in Turkey, following her reports of accusations from Turkey’s intelligence agency that she had been “spying.”
“Our correspondent Serena Shim has been…

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Ex-Nazi Criminals Asked to Leave US in Return for Benefits By Press TV, October 20, 2014

Dozens of suspected Nazi criminals have collected millions of dollars in Social Security benefits after they were deported from or agreed to leave the United States, according to an investigation.

A group of Hitler followers, some of whom still alive…

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Japan TV Anchor: I Couldn’t Tell the Truth About Fukushima By Global Research News, October 20, 2014

Photo: Former NHK anchor Jun Hori. (TEDxKyoto/Flickr Creative Commons)
Nuclear Scientist: I have not trusted the information from beginning… “The worst scenario I predicted has happened” 
PRI’s ‘The World’, Oct 17, 2014:  Japan’s timid coverage of Fukushima led this news…

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Police State USA: Feds Continue Orwellian Surveillance of Social Media By Joe Wright, October 20, 2014

Even amid the public outrage and pushback in the wake of whistleblower revelations about the global spy network, the establishment continues to push forward with justifications about why it is in our best interest to be under their constant watch. …

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The Fix is in: Fed Stops Stock Slide with Talk of Quantitative Easing (QE) Extension By Mike Whitney, October 20, 2014

Unbelievable.
On Wednesday, stocks were hammered after economic data showed that the US and global economies were headed for a major slowdown. By mid-day, the Dow was down 460 points before clawing its way back to minus 173 points. It…

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Leaked Documents Expose Secret Contracts Between NSA and Tech Companies By Thomas Gaist, October 20, 2014

Internal National Security Agency documents published by the Intercept earlier this month provide powerful evidence of active collaboration by the large technology corporations with the US government’s worldwide surveillance operations. The documents give a glimpse of efforts by the American…

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Pleas to Major Powers from Ebola-stricken Countries, Health Professionals Fall on Deaf Ears By Patrick Martin, October 20, 2014

The world’s political and economic elite, the financial aristocracy that dominates the global capitalist system, will take only token measures to help the millions who face sickness and death in the Ebola epidemic ravaging West Africa. This is clear from…

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US State Department Regulations Against Free Speech to “Shape and Sustain a… Democratic World” By Peter Van Buren, October 20, 2014

The State Department says I shouldn’t write this article. They have regulations that tell former employees like me what we should and should not say, and that’s wrong in America.
As some readers may know, I am former employee of…

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Plan to Merge Russia with the West. Former Oil Tycoon Launches “Pro-European” Political Movement in Russia By Steven MacMillan, October 20, 2014

September the 20th marked the launch of Open Russia, a pro-European political movement spearheaded by former Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky. Russia’s former wealthiest man was released from prison in December 2013 due to a pardon by Vladimir Putin, after…

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Afghanistan: A Dangerous Projection of Presidential Inauguration By Alexander Knyazev, October 20, 2014

The inauguration of the new president of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, was accompanied by a series of terrorist attacks in Kabul – near the international airport, Kabul University, and the compound of government buildings. But of course the current presidential…

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Economic Genocide in Rwanda: Installing a US Protectorate in Central Africa By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, October 20, 2014

Originally written in May 2000, the following text is Part II of Chapter 7 entitled “Economic Genocide in Rwanda”, of the Second Edition of The Globalization of Poverty and the New World Order , Global Research 2003.  This text updates …

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Secret Project Created Weaponized Ebola in South Africa in the 1980s By Daniel Taylor, October 20, 2014

Operating out of South Africa during the Apartheid era in the early 1980’s, Dr. Wouter Basson launched a secret bioweapons project called Project Coast. The goal of the project was to develop biological and chemical agents that would either kill…

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If Republicans Win Control of the Senate in November, Nuclear War with Russia Will Be More Likely. Here’s Why. By Eric Zuesse, October 20, 2014

Senate Bill S. 2277 is sponsored by 26 Republicans and no Democrats, and it would give President Obama the virtually unlimited authority to take U.S. to war against Russia in defense of the Ukrainian Government that Obama’s February 2014 coup …

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Internet Morality and Policing Harassment: Punishing the Trolls By Binoy Kampmark, October 20, 2014

It has been in the works for some time, but the British government is showing keenness to enact laws that will punish those guilty of Internet “trolling”.  According to Justice Secretary Chris Grayling, “This is a law to combat cruelty…

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America’s Jihad By K. R. Bolton, October 20, 2014

US President Ronald Reagan meeting with Afghan Mujahedeen, who he called “freedom fighters”, in the Oval Office on February 2, 1983. (Ronald Reagan Library)
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The Islamic State organization seems to have arisen overnight, well-armed, and swiftly…

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Contamination of Ecuadorian Rainforest: Canadian Bar Association Withdraws Support to Chevron Due to Protests By Telesur, October 20, 2014

Facing a large backlash, resignations, and protests, the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) has decided that it will not make an intervention at the Canadian Supreme Court in the case involving Chevron Corporation’s contamination of the Ecuadorian rainforest.
In a letter…

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How the CIA Infiltrated Germany’s Mainstream Media By Global Research News, October 20, 2014

Leading US-funded think-tanks and German secret service are accessories. Attempted suppression by legal threats. Blackout in German media.
Exclusively for RI, Dutch journalist Eric van de Beek interviews the senior German editor who is causing a sensation with his allegations…

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The Politics of Empire. The US, Israel and the Middle East By Dr. Ludwig Watzal, October 20, 2014

The Israeli military went again on a rampage against the ghettoized people in the Gaza strip. The last time, they “visited” the walled-in strip at the turn of the year 2008/09, they slaughtered 1 400 Palestinians. In 2014, they killed…

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Turkey Supports the Islamic State (ISIL)? Journalist in Turkey Killed in Suspicious Car Accident By Press TV, October 20, 2014

Press TV’s correspondent in Turkey, Serena Shim, has been killed in a suspicious car accident near the Turkey-Syria border.

Shim was killed on Sunday as she was on a working mission in Turkey to cover the ongoing war in the…

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IMF-World Bank Policies and the Rwandan Genocide By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, October 20, 2014

This article was first published in January, 1995. in the wake of the Rwandan Genocide.  It was subsequently included as a Chapter in  The Globalization of Poverty, first edition, 1997. 
In the context of recent revelations concerning the 1994 genocide…

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‘Rwanda: The Untold Story’. Who is Behind the Genocide? Ambassador Ndagijimana Congratulates the BBC By Global Research News, October 19, 2014

From Ambassador Jean-Marie NDAGIJIMANA, former Rwandan Foreign Affairs Minister
To:
- Tony Hall, Director-General
- Sam Bagnall, Executive Producer, This World, BBC
Dear Sir,
Let me begin by introducing myself.  My name is Jean-Marie Ndagijimana. I am a lawyer, and…

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Loan Sharks and Financial Terrorism: The Wonga Payday Lending Experiment By Binoy Kampmark, October 19, 2014

This business has been too focused on growth and cared more about the loan outcome than the customer outcome. Andy Haste, Wonga Chairman, The Guardian, Oct 16, 2014.
Keeping people poor in a world of seedy abandonment.  Borrowing at phenomenal…

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When Lies and Half-truths Rule the Washington Op-Ed Pages, Danger Lurks By Bryan Macdonald, October 19, 2014

In the West, Russian media is often accused of propaganda. If this really is the aim of the Russian press, they aren’t remotely as good at it as the Washington Post.
Let’s talk about propaganda and the Western media’s use…