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Electronic Voting Fraud: A Real Threat to Any Democrat Running for President By Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman, July 01, 2015

The way our electoral process now stands, electronic voting machines guarantee a Republican victory in 2016.
No matter what she does, Hillary Clinton – or any other Democratic nominee – cannot be elected without a fundamental change in the basic…

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Syriza’s Fraudulent Capital Controls By Nick Beams, July 01, 2015

Closing the stable door after the horse has bolted is perhaps a somewhat overused phrase. Nevertheless, nothing could more accurately characterise the decision of the Syriza-led Greek government to impose capital controls and shut down the country’s banking system.
The…

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Everyone Gets Cosmetic Procedures, Says Time–and by “Everyone,” They Mean Almost No One By Jim Naureckas, July 01, 2015

“Now everyone gets work done. Will you?” reads the front-page teaser for Joel Stein’s piece about plastic surgery, “Nip. Tuck. Or Else. Why You’ll Be Getting Cosmetic Procedures Even if You Don’t Really Want To,” in the June 29, 2015,…

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Much of Pacific Ocean Threatened by Fukushima Releases, an Area Covering 1/3 of the Globe — IAEA Begins Testing By ENENews, July 01, 2015

Marshall Islands Journal, Jul 18, 2014 (emphasis added): Seawater check for radioactivity… the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) visited the Marshall Islands earlier this month to train local officials to sample seawater for radioactive cesium… the IAEA Project [is] called…

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Goldman Sachs Doesn’t Have Clean Hands in Greece Crisis By Pam Martens and Russ Martens, July 01, 2015

Tens of Thousands Protest in Front of the Greek Parliament Against Austerity Plan for Greece, Evening of June 29, 2015
Are Goldman Sachs executives Lloyd Blankfein, Gary Cohn and Addy Loudiadis losing any sleep over elderly pensioners waiting outside shuttered…

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What Does “Low Dose” Mean When It Comes to Exposure to Toxic Chemicals? By Genna Reed, July 01, 2015

The chemicals that we’re exposed to in our daily lives are often approved by the government under the assumption that they’re safe in small doses, even over a long period of time. For years, regulators relied on the old adage…

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Washington has Found the Solution: “Let’s Divide Iraq as We Did in Yugoslavia!” By Michel Collon, June 30, 2015

Editor’s note:
This article by Michel Collon was first published by Global Research in December 2003. It outlines with foresight the strategy of the US, through covert intelligence operations, of breaking up Iraq into a number of separate states. The…

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America’s “War on Terrorism” – Understanding the Web of Deceit Threatening Humanity By Global Research, June 30, 2015

Dear Readers,
To understand the complex web of deceit aimed at luring the American people and the rest of the world into accepting a military solution which threatens the future of humanity, get your copy of Michel Chossudovsky’s international bestseller:…

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Israel Killed and Injured More Civilians with Explosive Weapons than Any Other State in 2014 By Rania Khalek, June 30, 2015

Damage caused by Israeli explosives remains visible in this mosque and many other buildings in Gaza. Mohammed Asad/APA images.
Israel killed and injured more civilians with explosive weapons than any other state in the world in 2014 due to its…

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US Confederate Flag: Confronting Southern “Victimhood” By Robert Parry, June 30, 2015

Confederate President Jefferson Davis.
Many white Southerners are getting their backs up again over demands that the Confederate flag and other symbols of slavery be removed. But the core problem is that the South never admitted that slavery and then…

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Terror Talk: Politicians, Former CIA Head, FBI, Homeland Security All Ramp Up Warnings For July 4th By Steve Watson, June 30, 2015

It’s a good job no one in the US watches the mainstream news media any more. Any one who did take in the multitude of news shows over the weekend, however, is now most probably convinced that they are about…

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European Energy Firms Agree to Expand North Stream Pipeline with Russia’s Gazprom By Clara Weiss, June 30, 2015

On June 18, Russia’s Gazprom announced at the International Economic Forum in Saint Petersburg that it intends to expand the North Stream gas pipeline in cooperation with European energy firms. The North Stream pipeline runs from Russia across the Baltic…

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Septima Clark and the Role of Civil Rights Education in South Carolina and Beyond By Abayomi Azikiwe, June 30, 2015

In the aftermath of the massacre of nine African Americans at the Mother Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME) by a white racist on June 17, we must continue the examination of the legacy of the Civil Rights struggle in…

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Israel’s Seven Year Illegal Blockade of Gaza: A Gross Violation of the EU-Israel Association Agreement By Anthony Bellchambers, June 30, 2015

‘The blockade has been criticized by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, the United Nations Human Rights Council and other human rights organizations, a criticism that has been officially supported by United States administrations. In June 2010 Secretary of State Hillary Clinton…

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High-Seas Piracy: Israel’s Latest Bandit Act. “Gaza: the World’s Largest Open-air Prison” By Stephen Lendman, June 30, 2015

Previous articles discussed Israel’s seizure of the Swedish vessel Marianne Ship to Gaza carrying humanitarian aid despite Israel’s hollow denial. 
Israel wants Gazans trapped indefinitely in the world’s largest open-air prison deprived of essentials for well-being – suffocated under a…

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Puerto Rico Governor Declares Debts “Not Payable” By David Brown, June 30, 2015

On Sunday evening the governor of Puerto Rico, Alejandro García Padilla of the Popular Democratic Party, announced that the US commonwealth would need to restructure its $72 billion in debt. The island of 3.5 million people has been in a…

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The Coup and Its Aftermath: Honduras Bleeding By Eric Draitser and Ramiro S. Fúnez, June 30, 2015

June 28 marked the six year anniversary of the military coup in Honduras – the day that a democratically elected left wing government was ousted by a US-backed, US-trained cabal of generals and right wing politicians and landowners. It could…

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Church-run Schools in Israel Face ‘Death Sentence’ By Jonathan Cook, June 30, 2015

Community leaders fear that Netanyahu’s party is seeking to curb educational opportunities for the Palestinian minority
Israel is seeking to bring dozens of church-run schools under government control, a move that community leaders have warned will curb the last vestiges…

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The Yinon Plan and the Role of the ISIS By Sultana Afroz, June 30, 2015

This incisive article was first published in July 2014 (emphasis added by GR)
LIVE messages and pictures of Sunni ISIS fighters dressed in Islamic attire circulated through social media network such as You Tube ostensibly authenticate the hostile agenda of…

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UN-NATO Interventionism: Ukraine Could Learn from Kosovo’s Troubles By Scott Taylor, June 30, 2015

There was an interesting announcement recently that went almost entirely unnoticed in the Canadian media.
On June 17, Peter Szijjarto, foreign minister of Hungary’s centre-right government, made the startling declaration that his national security forces will erect a four-metre wall…

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Greeks Say “No to Austerity”: Tens of Thousands Back Syriza at Rally in Athens By Deirdre Fulton, June 30, 2015

Protesters participate in a demonstration calling for a “No” vote in the referendum on bailout conditions set by the country’s creditors, in front of the Greek parliament in Athens on June 29, 2015. (Photo: AFP)

Tens of thousands gathered in…

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16 Facts About The Tremendous Financial Devastation That We Are Seeing All Over The World By Michael Snyder, June 30, 2015

As we enter the second half of 2015, financial panic has gripped most of the globe.  Stock prices are crashing in China, in Europe and in the United States.  Greece is on the verge of a historic default, and now…

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NPR Celebrates Fast-Track Victory With an All-Corporate Lobbyist Segment By Jim Naureckas, June 30, 2015

NPR didn’t talk to anyone who agreed with people like this about fast track. (Photo: Public Citizen)
After the Senate joined the House of Representatives in granting President Barack Obama fast-track authority to negotiate trade agreements,National Public Radioaired one report…

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France Bans the Sale of Glyphosate (Monsanto Roundup) By Kristina Martin, June 30, 2015

France is the latest country to ban the private sale of Monsanto’s favorite carcinogen – glyphosate. France has been in the alternative news quite a bit lately, asking the makers of Nutella to stop using palm oil, insisting all new…

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Petrodollar Bribery, Smear Campaigns: The Wikileaks Saudi Cables By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, June 30, 2015

Petro-dollar bribery, smear campaigns, purchasing journalists and media outlets – it’s all part and parcel of daily Saudi “diplomacy.”

Investigative journalist Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya trawls through the Wikileaks cables and the staggering (but entirely unsurprising) revelations within.
They confirm what…

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DDT Exposure Linked to Fourfold Breast Cancer Increase. New Study By Christina Sarich, June 30, 2015

It’s been decades since the world was exposed to the pesticide DDT, but almost everyone is suffering after being exposed to the chemical during WWII and from the 1950’s and 60’s in the US, until today in places globally that,…

Keeping Same-Sex Marriage in the Dark
The Language of Gay Rights, Faith and Judicial Tyranny By Binoy Kampmark, June 30, 2015

They ask for equal dignity in the eyes of the law.  The Constitution grants them that right.  The judgment of the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit is reversed.
Justice Anthony Kennedy in Obergefell v Hodges 576 US_(2015)
US…

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Pentagon Admits to Race-Based Human Experiments During WWII By Claire Bernish, June 30, 2015

The U.S. Army has finally admitted to conducting experiments on human subjects with chemical weapons throughout World War II—simply because they were African-American, Japanese-American, or Puerto Rican. With America’s dysfunctional inability to discuss the country’s underlying systemic racism once again…

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US Admits Paying Al-Qaeda and ISIS Terrorists For Services Rendered In Syria By Brandon Turbeville, June 30, 2015

When researchers such as myself have reported that the United States is funding al-Qaeda, Nusra, ISIS and other related terror organizations in Syria, we were not kidding. Still, despite the fact that even the U.S. government itself has admitted that …

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South Africa: Sixty Years Anniversary of the Freedom Charter amid Release of Commission Report on Marikana Massacre By Abayomi Azikiwe, June 30, 2015

Events that took place on June 25-26, 1955 in Kliptown, South Africa represented a turning point in the national liberation struggle in that apartheid-dominated state.
A meeting of several thousand known as the Congress of the People was held bringing…

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Racism in America: “It’s Not Polite to Say Nigger in Public….” By William Boardman, June 30, 2015

“Racism, we are not cured of it. And, and, and it’s not just a matter of, uh, it  not being polite to say nigger  in public. That’s not the measure of whether racism still exists or not. It’s not just…

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Israel Hijacks Humanitarian Ship to Gaza in International Waters By Stephen Lendman, June 30, 2015

Gaza has been lawlessly blockaded for nine years – entirely for political, not security reasons. Israel wants its 1.8 million people slowly suffocated.
Flotilla III is the latest humanitarian mission bringing vital aid – symbolic of how much more is…

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Tony Blair’s Wife Secures £1m Bail for Rwanda’s “Spy Chief” Accused of Ordering Massacres By Global Research News, June 30, 2015

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The Rwanda’s spy chief, General Karenzi Karake, who was arrested in the UK and remanded in custody, has been bailed thanks to the effort of Cherie Blair, wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.A diplomatic source…

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Japan and the Hanaoka Massacre of Chinese Forced Laborers, Summer 1945 By Richard Minear and Franziska Seraphim, June 30, 2015

Introduction by Franziska Seraphim
The Hanaoka Massacre
When U.S. occupation forces liberated Allied POW camps in the Akita area in northern Japan in the early fall 1945, they came across piles of unburied dead bodies, mass graves, and a labor…

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Yemen Facing Famine as Saudi-GCC War Impacts Millions By Abayomi Azikiwe, June 30, 2015

Imperialist-backed forces have maintained their relentless bombing of Yemen.
Warplanes deployed by the Saudi Arabian monarchy and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) along with their allies are continuing the United States supported war of regime-change into the fourth month.
Estimates…

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Canada: Police Brutality Against Journalists in Montreal – Beaten with Batons, Tagged with paint, Shot with Rubber Bullets, and Pepper Sprayed By Global Research News, June 29, 2015

Image: Police officers wearing colored camouflage pants to protest against Bill 3, a controversial pension reform law, which would increase the officers’ contributions to their pension fund.
Ironically, student-led protests against austerity measures, including Bill 3, have been violently repressed.…

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The Fate of Palestinian Political Prisoners: Israel Is Murdering Khader Adnan By Stephen Lendman, June 29, 2015

Adnan is one of thousands of Palestinian political prisoners, including hundreds (like him) held administratively uncharged and untried.
Israel’s military judicial system persecutes Palestinians viciously – especially under its Netanyahu-led fascist regime, racist, defiant of fundamental international laws, a testimony…

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Terrorism – Causes and Consequences By Jack A. Smith, June 29, 2015

This article was first published May 29, 2010.
“Terrorists” and “terrorism” have become Washington’s monomania since 9/11, guiding the foreign/military policies of the American superstate and holding its population in thrall.
“The single biggest threat to U.S. security, both short-term,…

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Greek Democracy Is Back? By Andreas C Chrysafis, June 29, 2015

In a true Democracy no government, parliament or president, politicians or political parties have the legitimacy to make constitutional changes to alter the basic fabric of the nation without the overwhelming consent of the people.
Under an ungodly pressure imposed…

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The Story of the Invention That Could Revolutionize Batteries—and Maybe American Manufacturing As Well By Steve LeVine, June 29, 2015

Image: This black goop is what will be at the heart of the next generation of batteries.(Kieran Kesner for Quartz)
The world has been clamoring for a super-battery.
Since about 2010, a critical mass of national leaders, policy professionals, scientists,…

Michael Gove: Facing a High Court challenge over selling services to the Saudis
U.K. High Court Action over Selling Legal Services to Aid Saudi Beheaders and Torturers By David Hencke, June 29, 2015

Image: Michael Gove: Facing a High Court challenge over selling services to the Saudis
Tomorrow the High Court will receive an application from  the Gulf Centre  for Human Rights to bring a judicial review over the Justice Secretary’s decision to…

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The New War of Transnistria and Moldova, Confrontation with Russia By South Front, June 29, 2015

The Ukrainian crisis is spreading to Transnistria and Moldova thereby contributing to aggravating the US-NATO confrontation with Russia.  
The Kiev regime is blocking the transit of Russian peacekeepers in Transnistria.
It is also related to political developments in Odessa.   
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Radio Frequency Climate Manipulation Amounts To Weather Warfare By Dane Wigington, June 29, 2015

Climate engineering is a completely runaway juggernaut of total insanity. The planet’s climate system is unraveling by the day as the geoengineers try frantically to control it with ever more desperate and destructive measures (which were a primary cause of…

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The Sanctions Regime against North Korea: The Mudubong Cargo Ship Detained in Mexico on Orders of the UN Security Council By Ronda Hauben, June 29, 2015

On Thursday, May 29, 2015, the UN Security Council’s 1718 Sanctions Committee was to present its mandated periodic 90 day report to the UN Security Council. Instead of a written report and an open presentation as has often been the…

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Neocons Urge Embrace of Al Qaeda By Daniel Lazare, June 29, 2015

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The latest neocon gambit is to build support for “regime change” in Syria by downplaying the evils of Al Qaeda, rebranding it as some sort of “moderate” terrorist force whose Syrian affiliate is acceptable to Israel and…

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Fukushima: Hawaii-Based Nonprofit Group Says “Every Single Person” They Hosted from Japan Has Had Health Problems By ENENews, June 29, 2015

Interview with Vicki Nelson, founder of Fukushima Friends (nonprofit organization which facilitates trips to Hawaii for Fukushima radiation refugees), Nuclear Hotseat hosted by Libbe HaLevy, Jun 9, 2015 (at 16:30 in):

Vicki Nelson, founder of Fukushima Friends (emphasis added): We…

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“Intolerable Levels” of Monsanto’s Glyphosate (Roundup) Found in Breast Milk By Christina Sarich, June 29, 2015

After testing 16 women from different regions all over Germany, the Green Party has found that traces of the chemical glyphosate, the primary ingredient in Monsanto’s best-selling herbicide Round Up, are appearing in breast milk at ‘intolerable levels’ that could…

European Finance Ministers Delay Loan, Press Greece for Deeper Cuts
The Troika Intends to Suffocate Greece. Threaten an “Uncontrollable Crisis”… By Ariel Noyola Rodríguez, June 29, 2015

The Central Bank of Greece surprised everyone with the publication of their monetary politics for 2014-2015. Besides revealing the consequences of the economic suffocation imposed by Brussels, it concluded that in case of not getting to a prompt deal with…

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Israel Seizes Gaza-Bound Boat in “Act of Piracy” By Ali Abunimah, June 29, 2015

Palestinian children take part in a rally to show support for the latest attempt to break the siege of Gaza by sea, at the Gaza City port on 28 June 2015. Ashraf Amra/APA images
Israeli forces boarded and commandeered the …

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The Impacts of the BDS Campaign on Israel’s Economy By Stephen Lendman, June 29, 2015

The most effective way to fight Israeli occupation harshness is economic – hitting it in the pocket book where it hurts.
BDS efforts continue gaining important victories. Cumulatively they gain momentum for more. BDS co-founder Omar Barghouti knows boycotts work.…

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Mysterious Death: Body of Doctor Who Linked Vaccines to Autism Found Floating in River By Adan Salazar, June 29, 2015

A prominent autism researcher and vaccine opponent was found dead floating in a North Carolina river last week under what many are calling suspicious circumstances.
A fisherman found the body of Dr. James Jeffery Bradstreet in the Rocky Broad River…

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The Absence of Policy: Washington’s Shrill Anti-Russia Rhetoric Has No Plan B By Peter Lavelle, June 29, 2015

As host of RT’s political debate program “CrossTalk”, I have explored and covered the divergent narratives and rhetoric when it comes to the artificially generated Ukraine crisis. It is difficult to conjure up a topic that is so polarizing, antagonistic,…

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“Greece Should Go Bankrupt, Get It Over and Start It Over” By RT, June 29, 2015

Though there is a lot of noise concerning the Greek crisis and the Greek economy is likely going to collapse this week, three months from now no one will remember Greece going bankrupt, financial commentator Jim Rogers told RT.
RT: …

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Truth is a Crime Against The State By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts and Stephen Lendman, June 29, 2015

The entire Western edifice rests on lies. There is no other foundation. Just lies.
This makes truth an enemy. Enemies have to be suppressed, and thus truth has to be suppressed.
Truth comes from foreign news sources, such as RT,…

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Capture, Smear, Contaminate: The Politics Of GMOs By Colin Todhunter, June 29, 2015

When rich companies with politically-connected lobbyists and seats on public bodies bend policies for their own ends, we are in serious trouble. It is then that public institutions become hijacked and our choices, freedoms and rights are destroyed. Corporate interests…

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Russia: “Calm Amidst the Tempest”. EU Sanctions, US-NATO Military on Russia’s Border By Israel Shamir, June 29, 2015

Hail, fire and brimstone, new sanctions or the US tanks on its borders, Russia takes things in stride. President Putin could adopt the motto of William of Orange: saevis tranquillus in undis, calm amidst the tempest. The tempest is all…

Social Nightmare Foretold if Greece Heads for Euro Exit
New York Times Warns Greece to Accept Endless Depression– Because Default Might Be Painful By Dean Baker, June 29, 2015

James Stewart had a piece in the New York Times (6/25/15) telling readers that if Greece were to leave the euro, it would face a disaster. The headline warns readers, “Imagine Argentina, but Much Worse.” The article includes several assertions…

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US Government Covered Up 14,000 Photos Documenting CIA Secret Prisons By Thomas Gaist, June 29, 2015

The US government has concealed the existence of some 14,000 images documenting the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) network of secret “black site” torture and interrogation centers established after September 11, according to unnamed US officials who spoke to the Washington…

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Greek Crisis Comes to a Head By Alex Lantier, June 29, 2015

The decision of European financial authorities to terminate the European Union (EU) bailout of Greece and limit the flow of credit to Greek banks has brought the country to the brink of an economic and financial meltdown. It is the…

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Palestine: Israeli Soldiers Detain Archbishop Hanna After Israel’s Illegal Takover of a Church in Hebron By Global Research News, June 29, 2015

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, Saturday, Archbishop of Sebastia of the Greek Orthodox Church of occupied Jerusalem, Theodosius Attallah Hanna, and held him for several hours in the Etzion military and security base, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the…

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The Deep Racism of Western Imperial Intervention By Prof. Tim Anderson, June 29, 2015

Racism in western societies is often spoken of as something involving simple discrimination or prejudice. Yet the most profound racism has always been generated and sustained by imperialism, including colonial rule and, in the post-colonial era, imperial intervention.
Denying the…

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Spain:‭ ‘‬Popular Unity’ ‬Councils Sworn In Amid Huge Enthusiasm‭ By Dick Nichols, June 29, 2015

Image: Pablo Iglesias and Ada Colau. [Photo: Luis Valiño/Flickr]
The squares in front of scores of town halls across the Spanish state were jam-packed with enthusiastic crowds on June 13. Tens of thousands had gathered to celebrate the inauguration of…

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US Espionage on France’s Highest Government Officials: The Tolerable Deception? By Binoy Kampmark, June 29, 2015

On June 23, WikiLeaks released various documents of the National Security Agency’s “Espionnage Elyseé” program revealing another diplomatic known: that the agency had been keeping an eye on the highest French government officials, among them three French Presidents.
The release…

The Wanted 18 uses stop-motion animation along with drawings, real people, actors and archival footage. Here, a self-taught Palestinian dairy farmer looks on at the cows with a Palestinian flag in the distance. In 1987, activists in the West bank town of Beit Sahour bought the cows from a peacenik Israeli to try to create their own source of milk instead of relying on an Israeli dairy.  Credit: Courtesy of Intuitive Pictures
Why Israel Declared 18 Dairy Cows a National Security Risk By Carol Hill, June 28, 2015

Cows are many things, but rarely have they been deemed a threat to national security. That’s exactly what happened to a group of 18 cows in a West Bank town in 1987.
It was during the first Intifada, when residents…

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Cuba’s Warming Relations with the US May Undermine its Agroecological City Farms By Julia Wright and Emily Morris, June 28, 2015

Cuba is a global exemplar of organic, agroecological farming, taking place on broad swathes of land in and around its cities, write Julia Wright & Emily Morris. These farms cover 14% of the country’s agricultural land, employ 350,000 people, and…

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Where is My European Union? The European Ideal has been Irreversibly Damaged By Alex Andreou, June 28, 2015

As Greece prepares for a monumental decision, there is only one certainty: the European Ideal has been irrevocably damaged

I am a Europhile. Not only that, I am a product of the Union. I have structured my life around the…

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Carpet-Bombing History By Nick Alexandrov, June 28, 2015

J. E. Curtis, Keeper of the British Museum’s Middle East collections, was on grim business in Iraq. Armed occupiers held an ancient city there—“tantamount to establishing a military camp around the Great Pyramid in Egypt or around Stonehenge in Britain,”…

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On Greece and Europe: What is Called “Negotiation” is a Demand for Total Surrender By Michael Hudson, June 28, 2015

Many readers of the European and American press must be confused about what actually is happening in the negotiations between Greece (Alexis Tsipras and Yannis Varoufakis). The European Troika (the IMF, European Central Bank and European Council now object to…

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Largest “State User” of Explosive Weapons against Civilians, And the Winner is… Israel By Global Research News, June 28, 2015

By: Charlie Hoyle

Israel was the single largest user of explosive weapons among international states in 2014 as a result of its war on Gaza, a London-based NGO said this week, providing further testimony to its devastating use of force…

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Mind Altering Drugs By Peter Vlemmix, June 28, 2015

We fight a continuous war to prevent people taking illegal mind altering drugs for pleasure or sorrow, it’s called the war on drugs. 
Yet we use society’s most respected professionals –namely medical doctors and pharmacists– to hand out legal mind…

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Media Coverage of Europe’s Migrant Crisis Ignores Root Cause: NATO By Global Research News, June 28, 2015

Media seems determined not to point out the major cause of migrant crisis facing the EU is the chaos and misery United States helped introduce to Libya, Syria, Iraq, Yemen and Somalia

by Danielle Ryan
The scale of the migrant…

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Troika Intends Starving Greece Into Economic Submission By Stephen Lendman, June 28, 2015

Eurozone, ECB and IMF officials’ treatment reveal the latest example of predatory capitalism.

Since Greece’s financial crisis erupted in 2009, imposed austerity diktats incrementally transferred its wealth, assets and enterprises to Western interests at the expense of a 25% GDP…

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Libya : Lawless, Alarming, Unpredictable, Dangerous By Alexander Mezyaev, June 28, 2015

The situation in Libya is continuing to develop alarmingly. The current situation in the country is characterised by a complete lack of any signs of a state system. Libya is being devoured by civil war, disintegration, and the seizure of…

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Doomsday Scenarios: Climate Change and World War III By Michael Welch and Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, June 28, 2015

“The metaphor is so obvious. Easter Island isolated in the Pacific Ocean — once the island got into trouble, there was no way they could get free. There was no other people from whom they could get help. In the…

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US, NATO Playing War Games on Russia’s Doorstep, Threatening Russia with a First Strike Nuclear Attack By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, June 28, 2015

Press TV has conducted an interview with Michel Chossudovsky, of the Centre for Research on Globalization in Montreal, concerning NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg calling on Moscow to stop “supporting” pro-Russia forces in eastern Ukraine.

Press TV: Do you think…

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“It’s not ‘Regime Change’ America wants, but ‘Region Change.’”: Historic Interview With Tariq Aziz By Felicity Arbuthnot, June 27, 2015

First published by Middle East International, 21st May 1999.
Author’s note: In context, this interview took place during the most draconian US-UK led UN sanctions ever imposed on a country, denying all essential to modern life, which had been in…

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Greece – The Delphi Declaration By Peter Koenig, June 27, 2015

Peter Koenig – on behalf of The Delphi Initiative
During the weekend of 20 and 21 June 2015 a forum of international scholars, scientists, economists, sociologists, political analysts – met in Delphi Greece to discuss Greece and Europe. The organizers…

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Vladimir Putin on France and Europe: “NATO Member States have Renounced their Sovereignty” By Global Research News, June 27, 2015

by Sayed Hasan
“As you know, the modern world, especially the Western world, is highly monopolised and many Western countries – whether they want to hear this or not – have voluntarily given up a considerable part of their sovereignty.…

Depicting the Worldwide Crisis: The Role of the Artist in Social, Economic and Political Change
International Art and Social Consciousness: Rejecting ‘Endless Lines and Squares’ By Caoimhghin Ó Croidheáin, June 27, 2015

Despite all the contemporary global interconnectedness, the lack of an international social consciousness among artists (whose work is linked only by its sameness and market-ready designs and styles) evokes frustration in the politically conscious critic and commentator.
As Andre Vltchek…

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The “Penal Colonies” of Palestine. “The Gaza Strip is the Realization of Israel’s Vision of ‘Separation’” By Tanya Reinhart, June 27, 2015

This article by the late Professor Tanya Reinart was first published by Global Research in 2002 under the title The Penal Colonies.
The Gaza strip is a perfect realization of the Israeli vision of “separation”. Surrounded with electric fences and…