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BRICS and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Challenge U.S. Global Dominance By Asad Ismi, November 24, 2014

United States military aggression globally is stimulating the creation of a new international economic order that could serve as a viable alternative to the present Western-dominated version. Washington’s surrounding of both Russia and China with military bases and warships, its…

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“Shooting at Sandy Hook School Report” Proposes Nationwide Psychiatric Surveillance in America’s Public Schools By Prof. James F. Tracy, November 24, 2014

On November 21, 2014 the State of Connecticut’s Office of the Child Advocate issued a 114-page report, Shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School: Report of the Office of the Child Advocate (PDF), focusing on the ambiguous profile of Sandy Hook…

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The Pentagon’s “Non-Lethal Military Aid” Will be Used to Kill Civilians in East Ukraine, Nazemroaya, Chossudovsky By Global Research News, November 23, 2014

As the US is debating whether it should send lethal military aid to Ukraine, some political analysts say current claims that Washington is only providing Kiev with non-lethal military assistance are nothing more than a red herring, because that aid…

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The Inner Circle, The Politics of Truth And The Seduction of Power By Matthias Chang, November 23, 2014

All centres of power – Office of the President, Prime Minister, Heads of International Organisations, financial institutions, the military etc. are invariably subject to the “politics of truth”.
Speaking truth to power is often a hazardous task. Truth when disclosed…

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The Islamic State (ISIS), The Boogeymen of Our Times: Justifying US Hegemony and “Humanitarian Warfare” By Steve Chovanec, November 23, 2014

When faced with the prospect of analyzing the current rise of ISIS, or the misinformed albeit widely accepted and perceived threat of Russia, or that of Iran, it is imperative that we keep in mind a few key points.
One…

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Recognition of the State of Palestine: Negotiations to “End All Peace” … By Jamal Kanj, November 23, 2014

Following the historical recognition by the Swedish government, British legislators voted overwhelmingly on a non-binding resolution urging their government to recognise the state of Palestine.
Ireland’s Seanad and Spain’s parliament passed similar motions on October 22 and November 18 respectively.…

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Can the World Avert a New Cold War? By Annie Machon, November 23, 2014

The West is charging off into a new Cold War with Russia under banners of hypocrisy, from charges of “expansionism” to complaints about disrespect for individual rights. This lack of balance could have grave consequences for the world, says former…

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War on the Islamic State (ISIS): TV Anchor to US Treasury Official: Oil Fields and Refineries, “Why Can’t You Just Bomb Them?” By Jim Naureckas, November 23, 2014

PBS NewsHour correspondent Margaret Warner (11/18/14) had on the US Treasury official, David Cohen, who’s in charge of trying to counter ISIS by cutting off its finances. But it seems like it’s hard to talk to an elite media host…

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The Past, Present and Future of Russia-West Relations By Michael Averko, November 23, 2014

I recently received a question, asking whether the US can lead over the EU in improving relations with Russia?
From the Cold War period, Britain’s Margaret Thatcher and American author Suzanne Massie, are credited with influencing Ronald Reagan, to seize…

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Skyrocketing Water Bills in the US: Is Water The New Enron Scam? – Fake Crises, Fake Bills, And Fake Solutions By David Simon, November 23, 2014

“In places like Benton Harbor, Michigan and Detroit, there is something called the emergency manager, which essentially is a local dictator. He can depose the mayor and offer decrees and answer to no one except the governor. In these two…

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Obama Extends War in Afghanistan By Kathy Kelly, November 23, 2014

On a surprise visit to Afghanistan last May, President Barack Obama pledged to bring America’s longest war to a “responsible end” by the close of the year.

News agencies reported this morning that weeks ago President Obama signed an order,…

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What CNN Isn’t Saying About Thailand’s “Hunger Games” Protest By Tony Cartalucci, November 23, 2014

CNN would lament in its article, “More held in military-led Thailand after flashing ‘Hunger Games’ salute,” that:
The central figure in “The Hunger Games,” the hit sci-fi series about an oppressed people’s struggle against a totalitarian regime, is being evoked…

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Arm Yourselves with Knowledge! Global Research vs. The New York Times By Global Research, November 23, 2014

“We are grateful to the Washington Post, The New York Times, Time Magazine and other great publications whose directors have attended our meetings and respected their promises of discretion for almost 40 years. It would have been impossible for us…

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Tony Blair, “Infanticide Endorser” is Rewarded by “Save The Children” By Felicity Arbuthnot, November 23, 2014

“From the beginning of humankind there has been brutality, conflict, intrigue, the destructive obsession with a narrow self-interest”, said Blair in acceptance. Freudian slip or what. He praised “the magnificent American and British Military” with Save The Children and other NGOs for their work in Africa.

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The Virus of Terror and Prejudice: Using Ebola to Close Borders and Foment Racial Discrimination By Binoy Kampmark, November 23, 2014

Paranoia is the first symptom of a plague. – Nicholas Powers, The Indypendent, Oct 28, 2014
The Ebola virus has assumed every single form of terror imaginable. It has resulted in the closure of borders. It has seen people targeted…

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The Privatization of Detroit: Massive Termination of Water Services By Abayomi Azikiwe, November 23, 2014

Federal bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes continued his anti-people legal reasoning by denying a motion to reconsider his decision not to halt water shut-offs in Detroit.
Since January some 31,000 households have been subjected to a concerted policy of massive terminations…

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The Battle Against Ebola Continues By Abayomi Azikiwe, November 23, 2014

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Dr. Margaret Chan warned that the fight to contain and eradicate the largest outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in history requires continuing…

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Iran’s Nuclear Program and the US Sponsored Sanctions Regime By Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich, November 23, 2014

Top US and Iranian diplomats have decided to stay in Vienna to continue tense negotiations on the nuclear issue until a consensus suitable to both states is reached. World powers are trying to agree on limits for Iran’s uranium enrichment,…

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The Leak That Almost Stopped the Iraq War By Sam Husseini, November 23, 2014

“I felt it was explosive, it really made me angry when I read it. … I genuinely hoped that the information would strengthen the people’s voice. … It could derail the entire process for war.” So said Katharine Gun recently…

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Is Washington Seeking a “Monopoly over Nuclear Weapons”? Moscow’s Response By Vladimir Kozin, November 23, 2014

As has already been reported, Moscow has officially informed those countries that took part in the previous nuclear-security summits, held in Washington in 2010, Seoul in 2012, and the Hague in 2014, that it will not be able to participate…

This is How Doctors are Puppets for Vaccine Manufacturers By Global Research News, November 23, 2014

Manufacturers hide information from doctors about ingredients and conceal their sinister plans for vaccine production so that doctors will continue to feel comfortable recommending vaccines.
Doctors have no possibility whatsoever of knowing the complete composition of vaccines, nor do health…

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3 Billion Gallons of Highly-Toxic Fracking Waste Dumped Into California Drinking Water Supply By Washington's Blog, November 23, 2014

California Has Been Fracked
We’ve warned for years that fracking pollutes our scarce drinking water. As the Emmy-winning documentary Gasland demonstrates,  fracking is polluting water all over the country.
A study published in the journal Ground Water predicts that the…

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Hillary Inc. The Military-Industrial Candidate By Kelley B. Vlahos, November 23, 2014

Analysts were right to say that the Republican takeover of Congress bodes well for the war machine: already we see the levers of power slowly shifting in reverse, eager to get back to salad days of post-9/11 wartime spending.
But…

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The Ottawa Shootings: Advancing a Political Agenda with False Flag Terror? By Michael Welch, Barrie Zwicker, and Richard Sanders, November 23, 2014

“Canadian parliamentary bureau chiefs didn’t possess the same information as their U.S. counterparts and faced the barrel of police guns as a press narrative was provided on their behalf by another country.  
If this is dubbed an act of terrorism…

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Police Killing of Teenager Michael Brown: Obama Administration Dispatches 100 FBI Agents to St. Louis, Missouri, Ahead of Ferguson Grand Jury Decision By Andre Damon, November 22, 2014

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has dispatched 100 agents to the St. Louis, Missouri area ahead of an expected grand jury decision over whether to bring charges against Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Missouri police officer who killed unarmed teenager Michael…

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Mexican Military Threatens Intervention against Mass Protests By Eric London, November 22, 2014

The Mexican state is gripped by a deepening political crisis amidst mass protests over the disappearance and likely massacre of 43 student teachers. The military has threatened to intervene as popular anger mounts against the government and the entire political…

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Crisis in East Jerusalem By Timothy Alexander Guzman, November 22, 2014

The Israeli government knows how to provoke a response from the Palestinians. They are repressing the Palestinians by controlling their right to enter the sacred Al-Aqsa mosque located in the Old City of Jerusalem. This action, I believe is intentional.…

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War Works, So Why Isn’t It Working against the Islamic State (ISIS)? By Peter Hart, November 22, 2014

On November 16, ABC World News anchor CeciliaVega asked this question:
Martha, these numbers they are absolutely staggering: About 800 airstrikes so far against ISIS. Why isn’t this working?
What makes a seemingly innocuous question like that noteworthy is the…

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Disappeared Students in Mexico: Global Struggle for Ayotzinapa Captures World’s Attention By Telesur, November 22, 2014

More than 200 actions were carried out Thursday, coinciding with Mexico’s Day of Revolution.

A student’s skin was peeled over his head in a gruesome and clear display of a narco-state murder. The photo of the murder, which took place…

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Libya Then and Now: An Overview of NATO’s Handiwork By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, November 22, 2014

In 2011, as the entire world watched the Arab Spring in amazement, the US and its allies, working under the banner of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), militarily overran the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.

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De-Dollarization: Is BRICS a Viable Alternative to the U.S. Dominated World Economic System? By Asad Ismi and Peter Koenig, November 22, 2014

Economist and Geopolitical analyst Peter Koenig talks to Asad Ismi 
1. Is BRICS (Brazil, Russia, China, India and South Africa) a viable alternative to the present U.S.-dominated world economic system and does it have the potential to replace it? Are…

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Florida State University Shooting: Was Myron May a “Targeted Individual”? By Prof. James F. Tracy, November 22, 2014

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Law enforcement authorities and mainstream US news media are framing the November 20 Florida State University shooting incident as yet another case of a lone nut who regrettably gained access to a firearm.
Police Chief Michael DeLeo…

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The English Badger Culls and “Wild Animal Rights”: Yet Another Debate in Britain’s Parliament By Lesley Docksey, November 22, 2014

“A change of protocol half way through an experiment reveals such a limited understanding of the scientific method that I am tempted to speculate that the government no longer wants to know whether the pilots are effective or humane. They…

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Belgium’s Multicultural Society: “Federalism Laboratory” of European Integration By Vladislav B. Sotirović, November 22, 2014

The Kingdom of Belgium as a multilingual and multucultural society is today a federal type of the experimental laboratory of the European integration within the framework of the European Union (the EU). This is also a country in which the…

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Who Triggered the Rwandan Genocide? Key witness in French Inquiry into 1994 Rwanda Plane Crash Disappears By Global Research News, November 22, 2014

A key witness for a French court investigating who triggered the Rwandan genocide has gone missing in Kenya after a Paris judge insisted the witness’ name be identified in legal documents – a move critics say compromised his safety.
The…

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Ukraine: Secretive Neo-Nazi Military Organization Involved in Euromaidan Sniper Shootings By F. William Engdahl, November 22, 2014

Yanoukovitch, ousted president of Ukraine
This article –which recounts the events of the November Euromaidan 2013 Sniper Shootings was first published in March 2014
The events in Ukraine since November 2013 are so astonishing as almost to defy belief.An legitimately-elected…

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Gaza Bombings Rock Palestinian Reconciliation By Nicola Nasser, November 22, 2014

It is ironic that the annual commemoration of the death of Yasser Arafat should turn into an occasion for rekindling the flames of internal strife. This was clearly the aim of last week’s bombings that targeted the homes of Fatah…

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Monsanto’s Roundup Glyphosate: Twelve Charts Show Connection Between Roundup and Disease By Washington's Blog, November 22, 2014

Roundup is found in 75% of air and water samples.  Many farmers drench crops with Roundup right before harvest. About 100 million pounds are applied to U.S. farms and lawns every year, according to the EPA.
Monsanto claims that Roundup…

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Lacking “The Smarts”: Australia’s Submarine Fiasco By Binoy Kampmark, November 21, 2014

The defence portfolio presents states with pressing conundrums.  The modern state, with the continuing mania with outsourcing, privatisation and links with a range of global contractors, has every reason to assume that the old defence ideas have turned to dust.  …

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All-Out War in Ukraine: NATO’s ‘Final Offensive’ By Prof. James Petras, November 21, 2014

There are clear signs that a major war is about to break out in Ukraine: A war actively promoted by NATO. The war over Ukraine will essentially run along the lines of a full-scale military offensive against the southeast Donbas region.

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Israeli Involvement in Britain’s National Security By Anthony Bellchambers, November 21, 2014

‘When the British Army decided to spend £800 million on a new fleet of 54 reconnaissance drones, it chose to buy the Watchkeeper, a variant of Israel’s Hermes 450. This order is now being delivered by a joint venture controlled…

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Bahrain Troops Attack Anti-government Protesters By Press TV, November 21, 2014

Bahraini regime forces have attacked anti-government protesters ahead of the general elections in the Persian Gulf Arab state.

The fresh clashes erupted on Friday as thousands of people took to the streets of the northern village of Diraz to protest…

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War Criminal Tony Blair Wins Save The Children’s “Global Legacy” Award By Interventions Watch, November 21, 2014

As reported in the November 20 issue of the Independent:
“Tony Blair was last night recognised for his humanitarian work at a glamorous gala to raise funds for a global children’s charity – in front of guests including Lassie the…

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Canada: Harper Government’s Subservience to Senator McCain and US Interests By Tony Seed, November 21, 2014

The relations between the Government of Canada and U.S. warmonger Senator John McCain are indicative of the subservient relations with the U.S. imperialists that the Harper government imposes on Canada, and what to expect from this year’s Halifax war conference.…

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Wall Street Banks and Commodities Fraud By Joseph Kishore, November 21, 2014

On Wednesday, the US Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations released a detailed report documenting yet another aspect of the insider dealing, price-fixing and general criminality that pervades the American financial system.
The 400-page report gives some insight into the extraordinary…

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Obama Announces Right-wing Immigration “Reform” in National Address By Patrick Martin, November 21, 2014

US President Barack Obama delivered a nationally televised address on Thursday night, giving a preview of an executive order to be signed and made public on Friday.
As with most speeches by Obama, Thursday’s remarks exuded hypocrisy and cynicism. The…

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The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccine Can Trigger a Life-Disabling Autoimmune Condition: Study By Global Research News, November 21, 2014

By Colafrancesco S, Perricone C, Tomljenovic L, Shoenfeld Y.
Human papilloma virus vaccine and primary ovarian failure: another facet of the autoimmune/inflammatory syndrome induced by adjuvants.

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PROBLEM:
Post-vaccination autoimmune phenomena are a major facet of the autoimmune/inflammatory syndrome…

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Introducing “Natural Gas Exports: Washington’s Revolving Door Fuels Climate Threat” By Steve Horn, November 21, 2014

DeSmogBlog’s Steve Horn and Republic Report’s Lee Fang have co-written an in-depth report on the influence the government-industry revolving door has had on Big Oil’s ability to obtain four liquefied natural gas (LNG) export permits since 2012 from the Obama …

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“Robbed of Their Womanhood”: Teens After Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Gardasil – Sweet 16 with Menopause… By Heather Callaghan, November 21, 2014

Olivia and Madelyne Meylor are in their early 20s. They still want the world to know what happened to them as teens after they received three Gardasil shots – an HPV vaccine marketed as a way to prevent cervical cancer.…

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Why Does Gold Have to be so Barbaric? Where has All the Gold Gone? By Bill Holter and Miles Franklin, November 21, 2014

Gold, that “barbaric relic” from yesteryear just won’t go away even though the central banks around the world would like just that.  I believe it was Keynes who first coined the phrase ”barbarous relic” which has stuck for more than…

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Human Rights and Double Standards: UN Resolution on Iran Mockery of Justice By Dr. Ismail Salami, November 21, 2014

The not-very-independent UN body has made a mockery of justice by soldering a resolution on the so-called human rights violations in Iran.
The farce becomes more markedly absurd when you consider the plethora of human rights abuses going unpunished in…

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The New World Order of “Neoliberal Globalization”. Russia at the Crossroads By Takis Fotopoulos, November 21, 2014

In this keynote article, the present criminal New World Order of neoliberal globalization ― which, through its military and economic violence, has led to despair the majority of the world population for the benefit of a small minority ― is…

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Failure of the Neoclassical Mindset: Beyond Mainstream Explanations of the Financial Crisis By Prof. Ismael Hossein-Zadeh, November 21, 2014

Following in the footsteps of the financial big wigs at the head of the Federal Reserve Bank (Alan Greenspan, followed by Ben Bernanke), most mainstream neoclassical economists optimistically projected that the 2002-07 financial expansion would continue indefinitely. Not surprisingly, the…

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Why Does the West Allow the Ukrainian Government to Write the Official Report on the Shoot-Down of MH-17? By Eric Zuesse, November 21, 2014

There are only two suspects in the shoot-down of the MH-17 Malaysian airliner over Ukraine on July 17th: the separatist rebels, whom the Ukrainian Government charge had shot it down mistaking it for one of the Ukrainian Air Force bombers…

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Vladimir Putin Prevails at The Brisbane G-20: A Show of Western Weakness, A Mockery of Crisis Management and Diplomacy By Jan Oberg, November 21, 2014

No matter what you may think of Putin and Russia this is simply not the way international politics should be conducted, particularly not at the personal level. If it wasn’t an offence to children, one would aptly characterise it as…

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Company In Which US Vice President Joe Biden’s Son Is Director Prepares To Drill Shale Gas In East Ukraine By Tyler Durden, November 21, 2014

Recall what we said earlier today: the proxy Ukraine war just like that in Syria preceding it, “is all about energy.”
Recall also the following chart showing Ukraine’s shale gas deposits, keeping in mind that the Dnieper-Donets basin which lies…

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CIA Behind Hip-Hop’s Drug Fetish, Says Former Cocaine Kingpin Rick Ross By Kit Daniels, November 21, 2014

The Central Intelligence Agency, which profited from the crack cocaine epidemic it fueled in the 1980s, is behind hip-hop’s glamorization of drugs, according to former cocaine kingpin Rick Ross.
The reformed drug dealer, who was unaware his cocaine sources were…

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Hong Kong’s People Have Spoken – End the Protests By Tony Cartalucci, November 21, 2014

Despite an ongoing media circus in the West portraying a “popular uprising” in Hong Kong, China – in reality the Chinese people and particularly the citizens of Hong Kong have grown tired of the unrest.
After popular demand, the Public…

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Plumbing the Depths of NSA’s Spying By Lars Schall, November 20, 2014

William Binney, who spent 36 years in the National Security Agency rising to become the NSA’s technical director for intelligence, has emerged as one of the most knowledgeable critics of excesses in the NSA’s spying programs, some of which he…

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America Never Intended to Defeat The Islamic State (ISIS) By Tony Cartalucci, November 20, 2014

A torrent of “foiled” terror plots have recently undulated headlines across the Western World. In Rochester New York, the FBI netted a man they claimed was plotting a shooting spree targeting US service members. In Australia, over 800 security agents…

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NATO’s Fake “Non-Combat Mission” in Afghanistan By Kathy Kelly, November 20, 2014

There are numerous, obvious solutions to problems in Afghanistan which NATO countries could consider, could even attempt if the alliance wasn’t there for the mineral wealth.

On November 7, 2014, while visiting Kabul, The Secretary General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg,…

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Economists and Military Strategists: This Crisis Was Foreseeable … Thousands of Years Ago By Washington's Blog, November 20, 2014

Economists, Military Strategists and Others Warned Us … Long Ago
We’ve known for 5,000 years that mass spying on one’s own people is always aimed at grabbing power and crushing dissent, not protecting us from bad guys.
We’ve known for…

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From Hong Kong to Xinjiang…: Beijing is Catching on to Washington’s Insidious “Regime Change Tactics” By Aeneas Georg, November 20, 2014

Though it has a new catchy name, the recent “revolution” in Hong Kong followed a very familiar pattern of US engineered regime change and destabilisation. And the Chinese are well aware of it!

Now we know that Russia knows full…

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Obama’s Commitment to Nuclear Weapons Violates the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty By Howard Friel, November 20, 2014

President Barack Obama speaks during their joint news conference with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte at the conclusion of the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague, Netherlands, Tuesday, March 25, 2014. (Photo: AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

There are two major threats…

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US Political Prisoners Seek Justice at UN Committee on Torture By Glen Ford, November 20, 2014

“Expand the civil-rights struggle to the level of human rights. Take it into the United Nations, where our African brothers can throw their weight on our side, where our Asian brothers can throw their weight on our side, where our…

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If “The Economy is Recovering” Why Is There a Surge in Homeless Children? By Bruce A. Dixon, November 20, 2014

For the last three elections now, 2010, 2012 and 2015, corporate media and corporate politicians have ceaselessly assured us that “the economy” whatever that is, is “back on track”, wherever that is.
Despite what corporate media and politicians tell us,…

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Spanish Military Prepares for Domestic Repression By Vicky Short, November 20, 2014

In response to the socially explosive conditions resulting from high unemployment, attacks on living standards and rising inequality, Spanish military units are being prepared for use in internal repression.
The Spanish digital daily, Público, recently revealed that around 200 soldiers…

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Senate Blocks any Limit to NSA Spying on Phone Calls By Patrick Martin, November 20, 2014

The US Senate blocked action Tuesday on a bill that would have imposed only minor limitations on a National Security Agency program that collects records of the phone calls of every American. The vote was 58 to 42 to take…

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Exporting Repression from Ulster to Palestine By David Cronin, November 20, 2014

Sectarianism with a smile: the late Ian Paisley claimed that Catholics “multiply like vermin.” (DUP Photos)

Imagine that a police force is being developed for a future Palestinian state. Imagine that the chief advisers to that force had spent much…

Student Loans: The Government is Now Officially in the Banking Business
Bank Fraud and Mounting Household Debts in America: The Unspoken Victims of “Payday Loans” By Devon DB, November 20, 2014

Despite what the talking heads are saying, the economy isn’t doing so well. With this most recent jobs report, the two main sectors of growth were fast food and retail, accounting for a total of about 32.2% of jobs created…

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Lake Huron Radioactive Waste Dump Proposal Should be Rejected By John LaForge, November 20, 2014

Maybe vampire fables are just metaphors for bad ideas that are hard to kill.
The proposed Deep Geological Repository for radioactive waste being considered by Canada’s Joint Review Panel is such a bad idea that even pro-nuclear Republican US senators…

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Vladimir Putin Marginalized at G20 in Brisbane? – Imagine – Mr. Putin Takes Center Stage By Peter Koenig, November 20, 2014

The new Axis of Evil – The Anglo-Saxons threesome, US, UK, Australia, plus Japan – have accused Vladimir Putin of aggressions in Ukraine, threatening with new sanctions – the usual déjà vu jumbo-tango, no substance whatsoever. But the media repeat…

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Russia Invades Ukraine. Again. And again. And yet again … Using Saddam’s WMD By William Blum, November 20, 2014

“Russia reinforced what Western and Ukrainian officials described as a stealth invasion on Wednesday [August 27], sending armored troops across the border as it expanded the conflict to a new section of Ukrainian territory. The latest incursion, which Ukraine’s military…

NEW ECONOMIC VISIONS, SUSTAINABLE BANKING: Cooperative Banking in the Aquarian Age
The Success of Public Banking: Bank of North Dakota Outperforms Wall Street By Ellen Brown, November 20, 2014

While 49 state treasuries were submerged in red ink after the 2008 financial crash, one state’s bank outperformed all others and actually launched an economy-shifting new industry.  So reports the Wall Street Journal this week, discussing the Bank of North…

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Economic Plunder. The Comprehensive Economic And Trade Agreement (CETA), The Transatlantic Trade And Investment Partnership (TTIP): Don’t Let Them Get Away With It By Colin Todhunter, November 20, 2014

As part of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), there are plans to enshrine massive powers for corporations that will allow them to challenge regulations both at home and abroad if they affect profits. EU member states could find…

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Shifting Blame: The Grand FIFA Cover-Up By Binoy Kampmark, November 20, 2014

“It [the Garcia report] must be made public.  That is the only way FIFA can deal with the complete loss of credibility.” - Reinhard Rauball, President of the German Football League, Nov 16, 2014
It seemed cheeky of them, but…

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Media Disinformation: Russia invades Ukraine. Again. And again. And yet again … using Saddam’s WMD By William Blum, November 20, 2014

“Russia reinforced what Western and Ukrainian officials described as a stealth invasion on Wednesday [August 27], sending armored troops across the border as it expanded the conflict to a new section of Ukrainian territory. The latest incursion, which Ukraine’s military…

BREAKING: U.S. Warships Headed To Persian Gulf
US Prepares to Sell Warships to Saudi Arabia to Help “Take Down Iran” By Bruce Gagnon, November 20, 2014

The American revolution was supposed to have happened because of the revulsion our ‘founding fathers’ had with the institution of ‘divine right of kings’ or monarchy.  Supposedly the new American nation went to war with England because a revolutionary ‘democracy’…

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Violence and Resistance in Palestine By Ajamu Baraka, November 20, 2014

For the many thousands of tourists who fly into Israel/Palestine every year, landing in the modern Ben-Gurion airport in Tel Aviv marks the beginning of a great adventure in the “holy land.” But for members of the “African Heritage” delegation,…

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The Next US Presidential Election Will Move The World Closer To War By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, November 20, 2014

Glenn Greenwald has revealed that Hillary Clinton is the presidential candidate of the banksters and warmongers.
Pam and Russ Martens note that Elizabeth Warren is the populist alternative. I doubt that a politician who represents the people can acquire the…