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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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New Video Shows 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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On Newsweek’s Finding that a Major US Ally Cuts Off More Heads than ISIS 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…

Student Loans: The Government is Now Officially in the Banking Business
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…

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The Contra-Cocaine Scandal: Washington Post’s Assault on Gary Webb By Robert Parry, October 19, 2014

Jeff Leen, the Washington Post’s assistant managing editor for investigations, begins his renewed attack on the late Gary Webb’s Contra-cocaine reporting with a falsehood.
Leen insists that there is a journalism dictum that “an extraordinary claim requires extraordinary proof.” But…

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Public Health Expert Explains How to Prevent a Panic About Ebola: Tell the Truth By Washington's Blog, October 19, 2014

The head of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota – Dr. Michael Osterholm – is one of the world’s top infectious disease experts and a prominent public health scientist.
Dr. Osterholm just gave…

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Connecting the Dots: GMOs, Vaccines and Revolving Door Conflicts of Interest By Dr. Kelly Brogan, M.D., October 19, 2014

I’ve never been very politically minded. I’m not a conspiracy theorist. I’ve never been arrested and I don’t like to get in trouble. I do like, and always have, to think for myself. I’m a natural skeptic and pragmatist. These…

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Thousands Protest Disappearance of Mexican Teaching Students By Don Knowland, October 19, 2014

Mass protest action continued Friday over the disappearance of 43 teaching students (normalistas) from Ayotzinapa in the Mexican state of Guerrero. A march of over ten thousand teachers and sympathizers took place in the afternoon along the hotel beach zone…

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FBI Director Demands Unfettered Access to All Encrypted Phone Data By Thomas Gaist, October 19, 2014

In a speech Thursday at the Brookings Institution in Washington DC, titled “Going Dark: Are Technology, Privacy, and Public Safety on a Collision Course?” Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey demanded that the major telecommunications corporations develop new “backdoor”…

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“Vulture Funds are the Vanguard”: An Extreme Form of Finance Capitalism By Eric Toussaint, October 19, 2014

Eric Toussaint Interviewed by Julia Goldenberg for the Argentine newspaper Página 12. |1| Eric Toussaint is a political scientist, university professor, activist and chairman of the Committee for the Abolition of Third World Debt (CADTM). He has strong opinions on…

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By ‘Traditional Voters,’ the New York Times Means White People – Hillary Clinton and the 2016 Campaign Coverage By Peter Hart, October 19, 2014

It’s still 2014, but the New York Times is already running 2016 campaign coverage.  This new article (10/15/14) is about is something pretty fundamental: How white voters feel about a black president.
Under the headline “In South, Clinton Tries to…

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Shadow Facts About Shadow Government By David Swanson, October 19, 2014

Tom Engelhardt keeps churning out great books by collecting his posts from TomDispatch.com. His latest book,Shadow Government, is essential reading. Of the ten essays included, eight are on basically the same topic, resulting in some repetition and even some contradiction.…

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Libya: From Africa’s Richest State Under Gaddafi, to Failed State After NATO Intervention By Garikai Chengu, October 19, 2014

This week marks the three-year anniversary of the Western-backed assassination of Libya’s former president, Muammar Gaddafi, and the fall of one of Africa’s greatest nations.
In 1967 Colonel Gaddafi inherited one of the poorest nations in Africa; however, by the…

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Updated Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) – Freedom of Information, Civil Liberties and Access to Medicines at Stake By Activist Post, October 19, 2014

WikiLeaks has released a second updated version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Intellectual Property Rights Chapter. The TPP is the world’s largest economic trade agreement that will, if it comes into force, encompass more than 40 per cent of the…

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Fraud and Manufactured Ebola Paranoia in the United States By Prof Jason Kissner, October 19, 2014

This article presents argument is support of two related claims. The first claim is that there is a significant probability that the supposed “Ebola outbreak” in the United States is, at least so far, fraudulent. The second claim is that…

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The Authorization to Use Military Force and the Demise of the US Senate By Renee Parsons, October 19, 2014

If any of the mainstream media are to be believed, you would think that the future of the country, the very foundation of our Republic and what’s left of its democracy hung by a thread on the results of the…

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Rwanda and the Criminalisation of International Justice: Anatomy of War Crimes Trials By Christopher Black, October 19, 2014

International justice worthy of its name cannot exist without an international order that is democratic; a world order in which the sovereignty and equality of nations is fundamental.

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Going After the Islamic State (ISIL), Waging War on Syria, Dissecting “Operation Inherent Resolve” By Michael Welch, Lawrence B. Wilkerson, Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, and Julie Lévesque, October 19, 2014

The US has begun bombing Iraq and Syria in the name of fighting the self-declared Islamic State. But is the real goal targeting the ISIL? 
Excerpt from October 8, 2014 US Department of State Daily Press Briefing:
Jennifer Psaki (US…

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Only 84 of 2,379 US Drone Attack Victims in Pakistan Confirmed Al-Qaeda Militants By RT, October 18, 2014

CIA drones strikes in Pakistan have killed nearly 2,400 people since 2004. But despite US claims it just hits “confirmed terrorist targets,” only 84 of the victims have been named Al-Qaeda members, a report revealed.
On October 11, the US…

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The Looting of Ukraine and the US Energy War By Vera Graziadei, October 18, 2014

There is a difference between a people’s revolution and an orchestrated coup, there is a difference between allowing people to choose their leaders democratically, irrespective of whether they are pro-western or pro-Russian, and actually installing a government, which the US…

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Turkey Denies Plan for “Buffer Zone” in Syria by Calling for “Buffer Zone” in Syria By Brandon Turbeville, October 18, 2014

Following the lead of American leaders like Dick Cheney, and Barack Obama, Turkish officials are now inching forward with their plans to implement a buffer zone and no-fly zone over Syria by simply changing the name of the zone they…

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Law on Donbass’ Special Status Comes into Force By ITAR-TASS, October 18, 2014

Ukraine’s law on a special status of Donbass (Donetsk and Luhansk regions) came into force on Saturday as it was published in the parliament’s official newspaper Golos Ukrainy (Voice of Ukraine).
On October 16, the presidential website read Ukrainian President…

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US-led Airstrikes Kill 10 Civilians Across Syria By Press TV, October 18, 2014

At least ten civilians have been killed in two separate airstrikes in Syria by military aircraft involved in the so-called US-led military campaign against the ISIL Takfiri militants.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights announced on Saturday that three people,…

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The Islamic State: A Caliph in a wilderness of mirrors By Pepe Escobar, October 18, 2014

I’m aiming at you, lover
Cause killing you is killing myself 
- Orson Welles (director), The Lady from Shanghai,1947
He’s invincible. He beheads. He smuggles. He conquers. He’s the ultimate jack-of-all-trades. No Tomahawk or Hellfire can touch him. He always…

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Obama Chastised Americans for their “Hysteria” Over the Spread of the Deadly Ebola Virus By Kurt Nimmo, October 18, 2014

During his weekly address Obama chastised Americans for their “hysteria” over the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

He called for patience and a sense of perspective. He said the government is in control of the situation, theAFP reports.
“This…

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The Islamic State (ISIS) in Texas? By Peter Hart, October 18, 2014

A politician making a ludicrous claim that has no basis in fact about a major story of the day should be an easy factcheck. But ABC’s This Week  (10/13/14) reminded us that corporate news outlets are often not very good…

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Judge Delays Order to Release Guantanamo Force-feeding Videos By Patrick Martin, October 18, 2014

Ruling on a request filed by the Obama administration, US District Court Judge Gladys Kessler agreed Thursday to grant a one-month delay on the release of videotapes showing the barbaric force-feeding of prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp.
The…

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Government Indifference Compounds Ebola Disaster By Kate Randall, October 18, 2014

United Nations officials said Thursday that the UN trust fund for Ebola has only $100,000 on hand, a fraction of the nearly $1 billion the world body says is needed to contain the spread of the deadly virus. While the…

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Mythology and The Islamist State By William Blum, October 18, 2014

You can’t believe a word the United States or its mainstream media say about the current conflict involving The Islamic State (ISIS).
You can’t believe a word France or the United Kingdom say about ISIS.
You can’t believe a word…

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Nobel Prize: Hardly Noble Politics By Gouthama Siddarthan, October 18, 2014

It is really a great achievement of the Nobel award committee that it has created an environment in which criticism of the Nobel prizes is always rubbished and in which controversies are taken just as part and parcel of the…

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Days of Darkness in America, Sparks of Hope By Devon DB, October 18, 2014

Currently in the United States, we live in an extremely polarized political sphere. People not only seek out news and op-eds that reinforce their own viewpoints, but also associate mainly with those who align with them politically in order to…

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The Pornography of Moral Outrage: The Chibok Girls and Nigeria’s Boko Haram By Binoy Kampmark, October 18, 2014

If the militant group Boko Haram can be deemed a virus, then it has rich material to feed off.  The cells of its enrichment remain those complicit in its achievements within Nigeria and beyond.  Even as there remains a continued…

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The Hidden Hand – A Brief History of the CIA. By Jim Miles, October 18, 2014

This indeed is a brief history of the CIA, a topic that could command volumes of information encompassing much if not all of post World War II history.  Richard Immerman’s The Hidden Hand – A Brief History of the CIA…

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Obama Fights Ebola With A Czar and Soldiers By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, October 18, 2014

The public continues to be reassured that ebola is not a problem for the US, but CNN reports that Obama has appointed an Ebola Czar.http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-10-17/meet-americas-new-ebola-czar  The Czar is not a medical person but an insider lawyer who served as chief…

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Instead of Appointing a Medical Expert, Obama Appoints a Lobbyist as Ebola Czar By Washington's Blog, October 18, 2014

Obama has appointed Ron Klain as the Ebola Czar.
Klain has no medical or healthcare background whatsoever.
Instead, he’s a high-powered lobbyist. He helped the corrupt Fannie Mae to overcome “regulatory issues” in 2004. Wikipedia notes:
Klain [helped in] convincing…

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New Evidence Links CIA to American Psychological Association’s “War on Terror” Ethics By Dr. Roy Eidelson and Dr. Trudy Bond, October 18, 2014

“The position of the American Psychological Association is clear and unequivocal: For more than 25 years, the association has absolutely condemned any psychologist participation in torture.”
– Statement by the APA, November 2013
“The American Psychological Association, the largest professional…