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Old World Order vs. New World Order: The Geopolitics of Chaos and Stochastic Change By Andrew McKillop, April 19, 2014

It’s now official: our political leaders are still drunk on 20th century booze.

Egged on by a clique of hereditary banking families, politicos always seem keen to push us into the latest war, only they are not altogether sure why…

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The Algerian Presidential Elections By Samir Amin, April 19, 2014

Algeria and Egypt share much in common inherited from Boumedienne and Nasser’s time. These two similar national popular projects of industrialisation and modernisation achieved important positive social progress, but were unable to move beyond their limits and thus opened the…

The Boston Marathon Bombing’s “Constructed Reality” By James F. Tracy, April 19, 2014

“The only feeling that anyone can have about an event he does not experience is the feeling aroused by his mental image of that event … For it is clear enough that under certain conditions men respond as powerfully to…

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War Creates Massive Debt and Makes the Banks Rich By Washington's Blog, April 19, 2014

Bankers are often the driving force behind war.
After all, the banking system is founded upon the counter-intuitive but indisputable fact that banks create loans first, and then create deposits later.
In other words, virtually all money is actually created…

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Ukraine’s Gold Reserves Secretely Flown Out and Confiscated by the New York Federal Reserve? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, April 19, 2014

The National Bank of Ukraine estimated Ukraine’s gold reserves at 1.8 billion dollars: A very nice down payment to the $5 billion that Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland boasted that the US States has spent in efforts to destabilize Ukraine….”

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The Ukraine Imbroglio and the Decline of the American Empire By Arno J. Mayer, April 19, 2014

When discussing the Ukraine-Crimea “crisis” it might be hygienic for Americans, including their political class, think-tank pundits, and talking heads, to recall two striking moments in “the dawn’s early light” of the U. S. Empire: in 1903, in the wake…

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Failed Anti-Russian Propaganda: John Kerry Cites Fake ‘Letter to Jews’ By RT, April 19, 2014

A letter urging the Jews of Donetsk to get registered, which the US Secretary of State cited in Geneva, is a fake says a man whose signature appears on the communication.
Following the four-side meeting on the Ukrainian crisis in…

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Fake Donetsk Letter Demands That Jews Register in Eastern Ukraine: “Everything’s Photoshopped” By Stephen Lendman, April 19, 2014

John Kerry denounced it, saying:
“During the past couple of days Jews in one of the cities were sent letters that they should declare themselves as Jews. The letter also contained threats.”
“By 2014, after all the lessons that history…

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How the West Gassed Thousands to Death in Damascus By Tony Cartalucci, April 19, 2014

The bombshell report by Pulitzer Prize-winning veteran journalist Seymour Hersh titled, “The Red Line and the Rat Line,” contains many shocking revelations for those following the West’s version of reality regarding the Syrian conflict. It particularly sheds new light on…

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Canada Joins NATO Build-Up Against Russia By Keith Jones, April 19, 2014

Canada is deploying six F-16 fighter jets to Eastern Europe in support of the war threats against Russia made by the US, Germany and NATO, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Thursday.
Harper also said that Canada and the Canadian…

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Crisis in Ukraine: US Prepares to Send Troops to Poland By Johannes Stern, April 19, 2014

The Washington Post reported Friday that Poland and the United States would announce next week the deployment of US ground troops to Poland as part of an expansion of NATO military forces in Central and Eastern Europe, in response to…

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War Is Good for Us, Dumb New Book Claims By David Swanson, April 19, 2014

Ian Morris has stuck his dog’s ear in his mouth, snapped a selfie, and proclaimed “Man Bites Dog.” His new book War: What Is It Good For? Conflict and Progress of Civilization from Primates to Robots is intended to prove…

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The Ukraine Crisis and the Big Game: The Geneva Agreement Changes Nothing By Lionel Reynolds, April 18, 2014

On Wednesday night the crisis in the Ukraine became deadly, with 3 anti-coup rebels killed by National Guards in the Black Sea port city of Mariupol. The next day, in Geneva, the USA, Russia, EU and Ukraine reached an ‘agreement’…

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White Supremacist Extremist Groups: The Kansas Jewish Community Center Shootings: White-washing White Terrorism By Ajamu Baraka, April 18, 2014

Overland Park, a city of fewer than 200,000 in the heartland of the U.S. just south of Kansas City, is an unlikely setting for a terrorist attack. But on April 13, Frazier Glenn Cross, aka Frazier Glenn Miller, brought terror…

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Washington’s Corruption and Mendacity Is What Makes America “Exceptional” By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, April 18, 2014

World events permitting, I am going to take a few days off.
Many of you write to me asking for financial advice or for explanations of the pros and cons of different investments. I don’t give financial advice and cannot…

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PTSD and Mental Health: How America’s Wars Came Home With the Troops By Ann Jones, April 18, 2014

After an argument about a leave denied, Specialist Ivan Lopez pulled out a .45-caliber Smith & Wesson handgun and began a shooting spree at Fort Hood, America’s biggest stateside base, that left three soldiers dead and 16 wounded.  When he…

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Political Lying: It’s Legal. Obama’s First-Amendment Defense of Political Liars By Eric Zuesse, April 18, 2014

President Obama, through his U.S. Solicitor General, arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court, has now stated that lying in political campaigns isn’t merely protected by the First Amendment’s guarantee of free speech, but that it is an especially protected form…

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Global Cooling is Here By Prof. Don J. Easterbrook, April 18, 2014

Despite no global warming in 10 years, the IPCC still predict the Earth is in store for catastrophic warming.

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Ukraine, Through the US Looking Glass – Anti-Russian Propaganda in the Mainstream Media By Robert Parry, April 18, 2014

Ukrainian Secretary for National Security Andriy Parubiy.
As the post-coup regime in Ukraine sends troops and paramilitaries to crack down on ethnic Russian protesters in the east, the U.S. news media continues to feed the American public a steady dose…

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Growing Protests in Haiti: Thousands Demonstrate to Demand the Departure of President Martelly and MINUSTAH By Kim Ives, April 18, 2014

Thousands marched in the streets of Port-au-Prince on Apr. 15 to demand that President Michel Martelly step down. The day before, 50 protestors picketed outside the military headquarters of the 9,000-soldier occupation force, the United Nations Mission to Stabilize Haiti…

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Death of the Bees: Two-Thirds of European Honeybee Pollen Contaminated By Dozens of Pesticides By Global Research News, April 18, 2014

More than two-thirds of the pollen that honeybees collect from European fields is contaminated by a cocktail of up to 17 different toxic pesticides. These are the shocking findings of a new study released yesterday.
In addition to pesticides-related chemicals,…

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Kiev Declares War – Ukrainian Soldiers Refuse to Fight By Stephen Lendman, April 18, 2014

Western media headlined it. The New York Times said “Ukraine Push Against Rebels Grinds to a Halt.” Things “unraveled in disarray.”
An “entire contingent of 21 armored vehicles…surrendered or pull(ed) back…It was a glaring humiliation for the new government in…

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CIA Working On Proxy War Against Russia in Ukraine By Kurt Nimmo, April 18, 2014

The primary reason CIA boss John Brennan went to Kyiv on Sunday was not to talk about intelligence sharing as the establishment media has reported. This was the paper thin cover story floated by Rep. Mike Rogers, the out-going chairman…

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Libyan Kangaroo Court Trials Begin Against Gaddafi’s Sons By Jean Shaoul, April 18, 2014

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The Libyan state this week began a mass trial, the focus of which are two of deposed leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s sons, his heir apparent Saif al-Islam, and Saadi, who was recently extradited from Niger where he…

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Despite Geneva Talks on Ukraine, Washington Escalates Standoff with Russia By Alex Lantier, April 18, 2014

Though Moscow distanced itself from protests in eastern Ukraine at talks in Geneva, US and European officials signaled yesterday that they would continue to ratchet up tensions with Russia amid continuing moves by the regime in Kiev to mobilize its…

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Hidden Agenda behind CIA Director Brennan’s Trip to Kiev: “Initiate the Use Of Force” in Eastern Ukraine By Ria Novosti, April 18, 2014

by Daria Chernyshova
The recent visit of CIA Director John Brennan to Ukraine was likely an attempt to initiate the use of force against pro-federalization protests, Brandon Turbeville, an American international affairs expert, told RIA Novosti.

“It’s clear that the…

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America has Become a Police State By Kourosh Ziabari, April 18, 2014

In the far past, I used to look skeptically at those who believed and maintained that the United States is moving in the direction of becoming a rogue, police state. After all, nearly every single American media outlet propagates this…

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Russia-US Confrontation: Europe Dragged into a Division of the World between Debtors and Creditors: America’s Desperate Solution for not Sinking Alone By Global Europe Anticipation Bulletin (GEAB), April 18, 2014

In the present confrontation between Russia and the West over the Ukrainian crisis, the image of the Cold War inevitably comes to mind and the media are obviously fond of it. However, contrary to what it gives us to understand,…

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The Strangelove Effect: How We are Hoodwinked into Accepting a New World War By John Pilger, April 18, 2014

I watched Dr. Strangelove the other day. I have seen it perhaps a dozen times; it makes sense of senseless news. When Major T.J. “King” Kong goes “toe to toe with the Rooskies” and flies his rogue B52 nuclear bomber…

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Political Crisis in Saudi Arabia: Survival Is the “Saudi Key Word” By Nicola Nasser, April 18, 2014

 
Survival is the key word to understand the Saudi dynasty’s latest external and internal policies. These are designed to pre-empt change but paradoxically they are creating more enemies in a changing world order marked by turbulent regional geopolitics and…

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Bankers are Behind the Wars By Washington's Blog, April 18, 2014

All Wars Are Bankers’ Wars
Former managing director of Goldman Sachs – and head of the international analytics group at Bear Stearns in London (Nomi Prins) -  notes:
Throughout the century that I examined, which began with the Panic of…

In-Home Surveillance Using Smart Meters. Privacy, Data Mining and Health Impacts By Josh del Sol, April 17, 2014

A look at what utility companies, PUCs, and the former CIA director have to say about the ‘smart’ meters, data-mining, and surveillance — sans propaganda.

It’s always a drag to find out when a friend is saying one thing to…

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Barack Obama Indoctrinating a New Generation: Lies and Omissions on American Foreign Policy By William Blum, April 17, 2014

Is there anyone out there who still believes that Barack Obama, when he’s speaking about American foreign policy, is capable of being anything like an honest man? In a March 26 talk in Belgium to “European youth”, the president fed…

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Secrecy and Lies: Government Collusion with the GMO Biotechnology Sector in Britain By Colin Todhunter, April 17, 2014

In 2012, the current British Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Secretary Owen Paterson called concerns over the use of GM foods “complete nonsense” in an outright attack on valid concerns about GMOs (1). Since then, through comments and speeches, he…

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Privatization Is A Ramp For Corruption and Insouciance Is a Ramp for War By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, April 17, 2014

Libertarian ideology favors privatization.  However, in practice privatization is usually very different in result than libertarian ideology postulates. Almost always, privatization becomes a way for well-connected private interests to loot both the public purse and the general welfare.
Most privatizations,…

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Ukraine: More Military Defections – 50 Ukrainian Soldiers Join Federalists in Slaviansk By Global Research News, April 17, 2014

Fifty Ukrainian soldiers sent to the eastern town of Kramatorsk for military operations against pro-federalization protesters have defected to the side of the demonstrators, local self-defense activists told RIA Novosti Wednesday.
“We have seen that these people are neither separatists…

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Saudi Arabia Replaces Spy Chief Who Failed to Deliver on Syria By Joseph Fitsanakis, April 17, 2014

Saudi Arabia has replaced its intelligence chief, who is widely seen as the architect of the kingdom’s interventionist policy on the Syrian civil war. The government-owned Saudi Press Agency announced on Tuesday that prince Bandar bin Sultan had been “relieved…

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Everything You Need to Know About Ukraine is Here By Global Research News, April 17, 2014

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Haiti “Reconstruction”: Land Grabbing, Privatization and Occupation By Ezili Dantò, April 17, 2014

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Haitan President Michel Martelly.
The U.S, France and Canada aren’t the only countries engaged in stripping Haiti of its national sovereignty. “Even ‘progressive’ Venezuela is investing in Haiti tourism at Ile a Vache, instead of…

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$30 Billion Oil Pipeline to Be Built from Russia to India through Northwest China By Global Research News, April 17, 2014

Talks on the construction of the Russia to India oil pipeline project should conclude by mid-2014, officials from ONGC said.
Thus, Russia is changing its energy export policy vector as strong demand for hydrocarbons, both in China and in India,…

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Death, US Capitalism and Black Panther Party Founder Huey Newton’s Theory of Suicide By Danny Haiphong, April 17, 2014

Image: Huey P. Newton, African-American activist co-founder of the Black Panther Party with Bobby Seale in 1966.
Class and race oppression brings death by many means. “The person or movement partaking in revolutionary suicide has chosen to confront death by…

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French Parliament Moves Beyond Monsanto, Bans GMO Corn By Brandon Baker, April 17, 2014

A decision Tuesday in France prevents the immediate cultivation of GMO corn. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock
France moved beyond Monsanto Tuesday, approving a law with far-reaching applicability for genetically modified (GM)corn.
France’s lower house of Parliament banned GM corn in…

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Obama and NATO Escalate the Anti-Russian Campaign over the Ukraine By Patrick Martin, April 17, 2014

In separate statements in the US and Europe, President Obama and NATO secretary-general Anders Fogh Rasmussen ratcheted up the threats by US and European imperialism against Russia. Their statements came on the eve of four-party talks set for Thursday in…

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The Social Counter-revolution Accelerates in Detroit By Jerry White, April 17, 2014

All the principle political actors are being lined up in Detroit to browbeat workers over the next several weeks into accepting a bankruptcy restructuring plan, drafted by the Wall Street banks and their political servants, that contains sweeping attacks on…

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Poland’s Role in Destabilizing Ukraine: Polish Military Trained Neo-Nazi Militants for EuroMaidan Protests By Andrew Korybko, April 17, 2014

Polish media outlet Nie has published a bombshell account about direct Polish involvement in Ukraine’s destabilization. Its source alleges that the Polish Foreign Ministry had invited Ukrainian militants into the country and trained them outside of Warsaw in September 2013.…

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Why has the British Ministry of Defence Tried to Ban Its Own Book on Afghanistan? By Matt Carr, April 17, 2014

Attempts by democratic governments to ban books rarely work out well.  If the book is banned on grounds of public morality (Lady Chatterley’s Lover, Tropic of Cancer), then the writer nearly always wins in the end and the government that…

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US Guantanamo Detainee Killed in Syria While Leading NATO-Backed Death Squad By Tony Cartalucci, April 17, 2014

The Long War Journal reported in its post, “Former Guantanamo detainee killed while leading jihadist group in Syria,” that:
Ibrahim Bin Shakaran, a Moroccan who spent more than three years at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility before being released to…

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Is U.S. Media Coverage of Ukraine and Syria Even Worse than Its Coverage of Iraq? Unprecedented Propaganda Blitz By Washington's Blog, April 17, 2014

Over the last year, we’ve documented that – despite all of the mea culpas for horrible Iraq coverage – the U.S. media’s coverage of Ukraine and Syria is just as biased, superficial and pro-war.
Former Associated Press and Newsweek reporter…

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Boston Marathon Bombing Timeline Updated By James F. Tracy, April 16, 2014

The following timeline of the April 15, 2013 Boston Marathon bombing that killed three and injured many more provides a platform to better understand how the event was publicly presented by corporate and alternative news media. The chronological assemblage of…

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Western Mainstream Media Disinformation: I’m Confused, Can Anyone Help Me? By Neil Clark, April 16, 2014

I’m confused. A few weeks ago we were told in the West that people occupying government buildings in Ukraine was a very good thing. These people, we were told by our political leaders and elite media commentators, were ‘pro-democracy protestors’.…

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Can White People Be Terrorists? How Media Label Kansas Shooting Suspect By FAIR, April 16, 2014

A former leader of the Ku Klux Klan who founded his own militant racist group was arrested for shooting and killing three people at two Kansas City-area Jewish community centers on April 13. When he founded the White Patriot Party…

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U.S. Media Propaganda: Russia Accused of Spreading “Conspiracy Theories” on Ukraine By Timothy Alexander Guzman, April 16, 2014

The New York Times reported that Prime Minister Dmitri A. Medvedev wrote a Facebook post that said “Blood has been spilled in Ukraine again.” Mr. Medvedev was once favored in the West for playing good cop to the hard-boiled president,…

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Health Insurance: Obama Lied About Obamacare, Now Wants Political Lying to Be Legal By Eric Zuesse, April 16, 2014

A Gallup poll published on April 16th finds that about 5 out of every 6 Americans who had no health insurance before Obamacare, still do not have health insurance. This finding, of about 85% of the uninsureds remaining uninsured under…

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Remembering Michael C. Ruppert: Wall Street, The CIA and 9/11: “The CIA had Complete and Perfect Knowledge of the Attacks” By Michael C. Ruppert, Bonnie Faulkner, and Kéllia Ramares, April 16, 2014

We pay tribute to Michael C. Ruppert, an outstanding author and friend, committed to 9/11 Truth.
Below is the transcript of Michael Ruppert’s interview on Guns and Butter, which was aired on KPFA, one month after the tragic events of…

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CIA Directs Kiev Proxy Regime to Launch Military Assault against Rebels in Eastern Ukraine By Lionel Reynolds, April 16, 2014

On Sunday John Brennan, the CIA Director, paid a secret visit to the Ukraine 
Within 48 hours,  Ukrainian armed services launched a controlled assault against rebel positions in the Eastern Ukraine. Repeated claims by the Ukrainian regime and its sponsors…

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Canada Plans to Invade Syria By Press TV, April 16, 2014

The pro-Israeli government of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is making diplomatic and military preparations for military intervention in Syria, leaked documents show.

Canada’s National Defense has drawn up at least five scenarios for the country’s military mission in Syria,…

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Iceland and the Global Economic Crisis: The Viking Tiger, A Sacrificial Lamb upon the Altar of Free Trade By Giorgio Baruchello, April 16, 2014

I was invited by the organisers of the 2014 Winter Symposium of the third research group of the Nordic Summer University (NSU), devoted to the concept of crisis, as an Icelandic citizen and scholar to offer a concise picture of…

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9/11 Attacks: Criminal Foreknowledge and Insider Trading lead directly to the CIA’s Highest Ranks By Michael C. Ruppert, April 16, 2014

Although uniformly ignored by the mainstream U.S. media, there is abundant and clear evidence that a number of transactions in financial markets indicated specific (criminal) foreknowledge of the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

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Tribute to Author and Former LAPD Detective Michael C. Ruppert By Abby Martin, April 16, 2014

Abby Martin gives a heartfelt tribute to investigative journalist and former LAPD detective, Michael C. Ruppert, highlighting his career from exposing CIA drug trafficking to his groundbreaking research on ‘Peak Energy’ and remember his sincere devotion to truth and justice.…

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Kiev Government No Longer Controls Armed Forces: Troops Sent to Eastern Ukraine Switch Sides By Ria Novosti, April 16, 2014

Personnel From 6 Armored Transport Vehicles Sent To Kramatorsk In East Ukraine Switch To Side Of Pro-Federalist Activists.
SLAVIANSK, April 16 (RIA Novosti) – The personnel of six armored transport vehicles sent to the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk have…

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Local ‘Anti-Maidan’ Movement Declares Establishment of Odessa People’s Republic By Ria Novosti, April 16, 2014

Supporters of federalization of Ukraine during a rally in Odessa.
KIEV, April 16 (RIA Novosti) – The Odessa region’s “Anti-Maidan” movement has declared the establishment of an Odessa People’s Republic and called on residents to block police and military troops…

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British Media’s Regime Change Propaganda on Syria By Interventions Watch, April 16, 2014

The Committee to Protect Journalists have today published their annual list of states where the murders of journalists are likely to go unpunished.
Here’s the top 10 as of 2014:
1. Iraq
2. Somalia
3. Philippines
4. Sri Lanka
5.…

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The US Is the World’s Worst Human Rights Violator By Joachim Hagopian, April 16, 2014

The US government has always been the first to call out other nations with poor track records on human rights abuses. Invariably they are the two nations viewed most threatening to America’s global hegemony and power – rivals Russia and…

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FBI Infiltrates Guantanamo Detainee’s Defense Team By Gabriel Black, April 16, 2014

On Monday, the military trial of five 9/11 suspects was put on hold as allegations surfaced that the FBI had enlisted a member of the defense team as a secret informant. This brazen violation of basic democratic norms is a…

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It’s Official: Scientific Study Shows that the U.S. Is an Oligarchy NOT a Democracy By Washington's Blog, April 16, 2014

We noted last year:
American democracy – once a glorious thing – has devolved into an oligarchy, according to two leading IMF officials, the former Vice President of the Dallas Federal Reserve,  thehead of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas…

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US-Backed Crackdown Threatens Civil War in Ukraine By Johannes Stern, April 16, 2014

Having received the green light from Washington and the European Union, the Kiev regime launched a bloody crackdown on anti-government protests in eastern Ukraine, threatening to provoke a full-blown civil war that could escalate into a war between the Western…

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Ukraine: Lies and Realities – “We Can See the Wide Net of US Agents Operating in Many Key Organizations” By Andre Vltchek, April 15, 2014

Two beautiful Slavic sisters, Ukraine and Russia, pitched against each other: long hair flying in the wind, gray-blue eyes staring forward accusatively, but in the same time with anticipation and love.
One single moment, one wrong move, one word, and…

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NATO’s Pet Nazis Savage Ukrainian Presidential Candidate By Tony Cartalucci, April 15, 2014

US-EU legitimacy is crippled as their Kiev regime uses overt, systematic violence and intimidation to consolidate its hold over Ukraine.
Ukrainian presidential candidate Oleg Tsarev was savagely beaten outside a TV studio after an interview for the Ukrainian talk show,…

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White House Confirms CIA Director Visited Ukraine By Joseph Fitsanakis, April 15, 2014

White House officials has confirmed that the director of the Central Intelligence Agency visited Ukraine over the weekend, following reports in the Russian media. On Sunday, Moscow urged Washington to respond to allegations in the Russian press that CIA Director…

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Boston Marathon Bombing Timeline By James F. Tracy, April 15, 2014

The following timeline of the April 15 Boston Marathon bombing that killed three and injured many more provides a platform to better understand how the event was publicly presented by corporate and alternative news media.
The chronological assemblage of coverage…

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Canadian Arms Sale Promotes Misogyny, Royal Repression By Yves Engler, April 15, 2014

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper claims to take “strong, principled positions in our dealings with other nations, whether popular or not.” But, even the most ardent Conservative supporters must wonder what principled position is behind the recent government-sponsored arms deal…

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Making Money the Measure of Politics – The US Supreme Court is Pushing Forward the Legalization of Bribery By Prof. Lawrence Davidson, April 15, 2014

U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts, who led the majority in overturning more campaign finance laws in the McCutcheon decision.
U.S. pundits decry countries like Iran as undemocratic for having a screening process for candidates to high office. But U.S. politicians…

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The UN as a Propaganda Nest for the NATO Information Vulture By Andrew Korybko, April 15, 2014

Portions of the UN’s forthcoming human rights report on Crimea, to be released Tuesday, have been leaked to Foreign Policy magazine, and its findings are far from objective. Indicating yet another instance of institutional bias against the Russian Federation and…

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The Obama Game: Is Putin Being Lured Into a Trap? By Mike Whitney, April 15, 2014

“Russia … is now recognized as the center of the global ‘mutiny’ against global dictatorship of the US and EU. Its generally peaceful .. approach is in direct contrast to brutal and destabilizing methods used by the US and EU….…

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War Propaganda By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, April 15, 2014

The blatant distortion of the truth and the systematic manipulation of all sources of information is an integral part of war planning. In the wake of 9/11, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld created to the Office of Strategic Influence (OSI), or “Office of Disinformation” as it was labeled by its critics.

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U.S. Efforts to Arm Jihadis in Syria: The Scandal Behind the Benghazi Undercover CIA Facility By Washington's Blog, April 15, 2014

Pulitzer-prize winning investigative reporter Seymour Hersh – who broke the stories of the Mai Lai massacre in Vietnam and the Iraq prison torture scandals, which rightfully disgraced the Nixon and Bush administrations’ war-fighting tactics – reported last week:

In January,…

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Counter-Revolutionaries Continue the Destruction of Libya By Global Research News, April 15, 2014

Libyan oil industry crippled by imperialist-backed rebels.
Three years after ousting Revolutionary Pan-Africanist Moammar Kadafi, the US-backed militias have turned to smuggling and extortion, and left Libya without a real government.
TRIPOLI, Libya — Dragging deeply on a cigarette and…

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The Crisis in Eastern Ukraine, Anti-Russian Warmongering in Berlin, The Return of German Militarism By Johannes Stern, April 15, 2014

Russia has warned the pro-Western regime in Kiev against mounting military operations against anti-government protests in eastern Ukraine, unleashing a new wave of anti-Russian warmongering in Berlin.
Even before the special session of the UN Security Council called by Russia,…

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Spanish Government Attacks Democratic Rights By Alejandro López, April 15, 2014

The Spanish Popular Party (PP) government has accelerated its attacks on democratic rights in response to widespread opposition to the social catastrophe brought about by its austerity measures and those of its Socialist Workers Party (PSOE) predecessor.
According to the…

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Jordan Ambassador to Libya Kidnapped By Global Research News, April 15, 2014

The Jordanian ambassador to Libya has been kidnapped Tuesday morning after masked gunmen attacked his car and shot his driver, a spokesman for Libya’s foreign ministry said.
It is the latest incident in which Libyan leaders and foreign diplomats have…