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Currency War Escalation: Iran Wants Euros Instead of US Dollars for Oil Payments By Timothy Alexander Guzman, February 07 2016

Washington must be getting nervous with the latest announcement from Iran’s state-owned oil company, the National Iranian Oil CO (NIOC) which declared that Iran will replace US dollars with Euros for its oil trades according to a Reuter’s news article…

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The U.S. Labor Movement’s “Pearl Harbor Moment”. The Supreme Court’s Hearing of Friedrichs vs. California Teachers Association By Shamus Cooke, February 07 2016

War can sneak up on you. And now unions are scrambling desperately for shelter, realizing they were in the crosshairs just as the Supreme Court was about to pull the trigger. After dreamily sleepwalking in denial, unions were shocked and…

The Zika Virus, the Brazilian Microcephaly Outbreak. Covering-up Another Latrogenic Disorder By Dr. Gary G. Kohls, February 07 2016

“Rather than (irrationally) calling for a fast-tracked Zika virus vaccine program against a benign mosquito virus that is the least likely causative agent for congenital defects like microcephaly, these authorities have chosen to keep quiet about the really logical thing…

More Layoffs in America: No Letup in Attack on Jobs
Are The US Payroll Jobs Reports Merely Propaganda Statements? By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, February 07 2016

Are The Payroll Jobs Reports Merely Propaganda Statements?
US economics statistics are so screwed up that they do not provide an accurate picture.
Consider the latest monthly payroll jobs report. According to the report, in January 151,000 new jobs were…

Western Double Standards on North Korea By Stephen Lendman, February 07 2016

North Korean military related activities are solely for self-defense – given longstanding US-led Western hostility and forced isolation.
Throughout its history, North Korea never attacked another nation. It remains justifiably concerned since Harry Truman launched naked aggression in June 1950. …

Ten Facts Why Netanyahu is a Criminal and that Israel is a “Rogue State” By Anthony Bellchambers, February 07 2016

1. Netanyahu heads the only undeclared nuclear weapons entity on the planet yet still ludicrously alleges that non­ nuclear Iran is trying to exterminate the state of Israel with its 100s of warheads in its Dimona secret arsenal, (all of…

The Super Bowl Promotes War. NFL to Publicly Display Love for Soldiers and Weaponry By David Swanson, February 07 2016

The idea that there is anything questionable about coating a sporting event in military promotion is the furthest thing from the minds of most viewers.
Super Bowl 50 will be the first National Football League championship to happen since it…

The Malvinas: An Unresolved Dispute between Argentina and Britain By Chandra Muzaffar, February 07 2016

The question of the Malvinas Islands (Falkland Islands) remains one of those unresolved disputes in international politics which seldom receives much attention from the world community. This is a pity since the United Nations has for the last 50 years…

GM Mosquitoes With Possible Link To Zika Virus Awaiting Release In Florida By Brandon Turbeville, February 07 2016

As the World Health Organization prepares to convene an emergency committee under international health regulations on Monday February 1, many are now wondering exactly where the Zika virus came from.
Seemingly coming out of nowhere, Zika went from its first…

Complicity in Torture – the Truth Britain Doesn’t Want to Face. When will the UK Obey its Own Laws? By Lesley Docksey, February 07 2016

With the news that an American rights group has succeeded in forcing the Pentagon to release more photos of the abuse of prisoners in Abu Ghraib, while the UK government is trying to prevent lawyers from taking them to court…

Poll Shows Sanders and Clinton Nearly Tied Nationwide. Trump Leads Republican Aspirants By Stephen Lendman, February 07 2016

Clinton is a Wall Street favorite. War profiteers love her. Dirty deep-pocketed corporate money funds her campaign.
Binding strings are attached, donors expecting and getting multifold benefits for every dollar contributed, investments earning surefire huge returns.
Corporate America shuns Sanders.…

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The CIA’s “Phoenix Program” in Vietnam and the “War on Terror” By Hugo Turner, February 07 2016

The Phoenix Program in Vietnam in many ways provides a blue print for our own times. Assassinations and torture are the essence of the war on terror. As are death squads and false flag terror attacks. As are mass surveillance…

Zika: Why Biotechnology is Imperative to National Security. Analysis of Genotype Specific Bioweapons By Ulson Gunnar, February 07 2016

When we think of national security, we think of tanks, jets, missile defense systems and more recently, information space. But what about the realm of the microscopic, the biological or the genetic?
Whether you think biotechnology, genetics and microbes constitute…

Israel and US to Hold Large-Scale Military Exercise in Ballistic Missile Warfare By Press TV, February 07 2016

Israel and the US are to hold a joint military exercise later in February with the focus on training in ballistic missile warfare, the Israeli military says.
Dubbed Juniper Cobra, the war games are also aimed at improving cooperation between…

Saudi Air Force Refuses to Bomb Al-Qaeda and ISIS in Southern Yemen By Leith Fadel, February 07 2016

The Saudi Air Force has deliberately refused to bomb the Yemeni Al-Qaeda faction “Ansar Al-Shariah” and the so-called “Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham” (ISIS) in southern Yemen, despite their recent gains and exponential growth across the country.
Al-Masdar News…

“The People Who Cast the Votes Don’t Decide an Election, The People Who COUNT the Votes Do.” By Washington's Blog, February 07 2016

Stealing Elections Is Easier Than You Can Imagine
Princeton University scientists showed how easy it is to steal elections by tampering with voting machines:

Here’s a summary:

So did University of California at Santa Barbara computer scientists:

So did a…

The “Postmodern Left” and the Success of Neoliberalism By Scott Jay, February 07 2016

The international Left promotes its own image rather than engaging in the bitter reality of resistance against neoliberalism. It does not need to believe in postmodernism because it is postmodernism.

The rise of neoliberalism across the globe for decades, and…

Al Kindi hospital (Aleppo) as it was being demolished by two truck bombs,
December 2013. The operation was carried out by Jabhat al Nusra (see logo top
right) and its FSA partners. Afterwards the Islamist-linked ‘Physicians for Human
Rights’ tried to blame the Syrian Government for this destruction. Photo: Jabhat
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Syria: NATO’s Last Desperate Options in Lost Proxy War. Conventional Warfare, Ground Operations? By Tony Cartalucci, February 07 2016

As Syrian forces and their allies complete the encirclement of Syria’s largest city, Aleppo, the United States and its regional allies have signaled a sudden increased interest in ground operations in Syria, including US airpower backing Turkish-Saudi ground forces.

Israel Demolishes 23 Palestinian Homes in Hebron Area to Make Way for IDF Military Training Zones By Amira Hass, February 07 2016

Latest development in multiyear battle leaves 60 children, 18 adults without dwellings.
The Civil Administration in the West Bank on Tuesday demolished 23 homes and three outhouses in the southern Hebron hills villages of Jinba and Halawa. According to Israeli…

COINTELPRO, Leonard Peltier and the Limits of Resistance By Michael Welch, February 07 2016

“In a way, their interest is served by it being known that he was flat-out railroaded, falsely convicted, that they orchestrated this as a consequence for basically standing on his rights and not equivocating. And the message is… “if you…

VIDEO: Russia’s Northern Fleet in the Arctic. Surface Ships, Submarines, and Aircraft By J. Hawk and South Front, February 07 2016

Russia’s Northern Fleet’s sphere of responsibility includes the protection of the country’s sovereignty and of its economic interests in the Arctic Ocean zone. To this end the fleet has at its disposal not only powerful surface ships, submarines, and aircraft,…

Selected Articles: Russia-US Relations Up in Flames. Exposing “The Dangers of a World War” By Global Research News, February 06 2016

European Parliament Calls for Urgent Action to Protect Religious Minorities against ISIS, “War Crimes” and “Crimes against Humanity”
By Emilie Tournier, February 06 2016

GR Editor’s Note: The resolution does not focus on the State sponsors terrorism. the governments which…

U.S. Now Overtly at War Against Russia By Eric Zuesse, February 06 2016

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced on February 2nd that he approves of US ‘Defense’ Secretary Ash Carter’s proposal to quadruple US armaments and troops in Europe, against ‘Russian aggression’.
Secretary Carter said earlier that same day, in his announcement…

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United States War Crimes. A Historical Review By Brian Willson and Lenora Foerstel, February 06 2016

(This article was originally published by Global Research in 2002. It does not include a review of war crimes committed in Iraq, Syria, Libya and Yemen)
The issue of War Crimes emerged after World War I at the Versailles Conference,…

European Parliament Calls for Urgent Action to Protect Religious Minorities against ISIS, “War Crimes” and “Crimes against Humanity” By Emilie Tournier, February 06 2016

GR Editor’s Note: The resolution does not focus on the State sponsors terrorism. the governments which are supporting the ISIS (including US, UK, France, Saudi Arabia, Turkey) are responsible for ”War Crimes” and “Crimes against Humanity” (M.Ch.)
MEPs urge the…

No Fair Hearing for Assange at the Guardian By Jonathan Cook, February 06 2016

At what point do we cry foul when we witness the abuse of a political dissident, one who dares to take on mighty vested interests?

When his own state, the local legal system and the media all turn on him?…

Saudi Troops Headed to Syria? Saudi-Turkey Invasion in Support of ISIS? By Stephen Lendman, February 06 2016

Syria’s conflict is getting increasingly dicey. Farcical peace talks collapsed. Resuming them is doubtful. Chances for diplomatic resolution are nil. 
Russia’s aerial campaign aiding Syrian ground forces continues unrelenting, Putin committed to combating all terrorist groups until defeating or reducing…

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US Sponsored “Democracy” in Haiti By Ezili Dantò, February 06 2016

In our last post, we explained why we did not want the Senate president to convene the national assembly. ( Haiti’s David and Goliath Battle for Democracy Against U.S.-supported Dictatorship and Monopoly Capitalism .) This European Parliamentary format historically is…

Genetically Modified Mosquitos and the Zika Virus. The Pentagon’s Synthetic Biology By John Stanton, February 06 2016

Synthetic biology also appears likely to open up opportunities in the human performance modification field through the potential to make regulatory molecules in laboratories or, more directly, inside the body. For example, bacteria that live in the human digestive system…

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Academic Freedom, Challenging Media Propaganda: Professor James Tracy’s Legal Defense Fund By James F. Tracy, February 06 2016

The Global Research community will likely agree that academic freedom and free speech are the basic tenets of free and democratic societies. On January 6, 2016 I was terminated from my tenured position as Associate Professor of Journalism and Media…

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Understanding False Flag Operations In Our Time By Bonnie Faulkner, February 06 2016

Richard Dolan covers false flag operations analyzed as a distinctively modern phenomena, post WWI; the planet being stolen by a transnational corporate financial class; ideological false flags including religions and nationalism; the propaganda spectrum including cultural values, educational system and…

Video: The EU in Crisis: What Future for the European Union? By South Front, February 06 2016

The crisis of the European Union is developing. “Europe could lose its historical footing and the project could die quickly,” French Prime Minister Manuel Valls  [pictured left] warned in a speech at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.…

Europe is Built on Corpses and Plunder By Andre Vltchek, February 06 2016

Friends and Comrades, it is a great honor to be standing here – at the Chamber of Deputies of the Italian Parliament.
One year ago I was driving through the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon, monitoring the situation in the refugee…

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Julian Assange, the UN and the Meaning of “Arbitrary Detention” By Binoy Kampmark, February 06 2016

“Should the UN announce tomorrow that I have lost my case against the United Kingdom and Sweden I shall exist the embassy at noon on Friday to accept arrest by British police as there is no meaningful prospect of further…

Super Bowl 50 to Resemble a War Zone By Stephen Lendman, February 06 2016

Anyone who’s watched football games, especially NFL ones the way they’re played today, close to the action, understands their extreme violence, what television doesn’t show – or discuss longterm physical damage to many players.
Some end up with permanent disabling…

The IMF Changes its Rules to Isolate China and Russia By Michael Hudson, February 06 2016

Dr. Hudson discusses his paper, The IMF Changes Its Rules To Isolate China and Russia; implications of the four policy changes at the International Monetary Fund in its role as enforcer of inter-government debts; the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) as…

Systemic Fragility in the Global Economy By Jack Rasmus, February 06 2016

The following text is the introduction to Jack Rasmus’ Book
Half way through the second decade of the 21st century, evidence is growing that the global economy is becoming increasingly fragile. Not just in fact, but in potential as well.…

Yemen: UK Parliamentary Committee Calls for Halt to Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia, Moots International Inquiry into Alleged International Law Abuses By Felicity Arbuthnot, February 06 2016

Mercurial: “Subject to sudden or unpredictable changes of mood or mind.”
In a woefully belated but welcome initiative the UK Parliament’s International Development Committee, the influential cross party oversight body which scrutinizes the Department for International Development, has called for…

The Liberation of Aleppo from NATO-backed Terrorists By Tony Cartalucci, February 05 2016

As Aleppo is finally encircled and begins the process of liberation from NATO-backed terrorists who have besieged and occupied parts of the city since 2012, and as Syrian forces backed by its allies overwhelm enemy fronts across the rest of…

Bernie Sanders: ignored on Meet the Press, but a featured guest on This Week.
Is Bernie Sanders a Socialist? By William Blum, February 05 2016

“Self-described socialist” … How many times have we all read that term in regard to Vermont senator Bernie Sanders? But is he really a socialist? Or is he a “social democrat”, which is what he’d be called in Europe? Or…

Syrian Arab Army and Allies Cut Idlib Terrorists from Main Fuel Supplier, Russian Aerospace Forces Destroy Targets By South Front, February 05 2016

Over last three days, on February 1-4, the Russian Aerospace Forces have performed 237 combat sorties destroying 875 terrorists’ targets in Syria. The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) jointly with local militias are continuing to advance in the country’s northern part.…

Selected Articles: What is the Situation in Libya and Syria? By Global Research News, February 05 2016

Peace Talks “Paused” after Putin’s Triumph in Aleppo
By Mike Whitney, February 05 2016

“This is the beginning of the end of jihadi presence in Aleppo. After 4 years of war and terror, people can finally see the end in…

Clinton, Petraeus, Snowden and Manning: The Tail of the Two Americas By Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo, February 05 2016

The Obama Administration will hold the dubious distinction as the most hostile presidency towards whistleblowers in the history of the US. The administration’s unprecedented enmity towards individuals, such as Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden, who were courageous enough to expose…

Washington's Arms Deal With Taiwan Threatens US-China Relations
Military Analysis: Taiwan (Republic of China) Armed Forces and US Strategy towards China By South Front, February 05 2016

Despite the fact the official U.S. strategy towards China ignoring Taiwan issue, the island may easily become a flash point of the ongoing confrontation. The main stream media constantly disseminate reports that the Chinese military prepares to invade the island…

China and the US: Big Brothers-In-Law? Beijing’s New “Anti-Terrorism Law” By Boen Wang, February 05 2016

Originally published by WhoWhatWhy
Paging George Orwell…
“Big Brother” is getting even bigger in China. In a development that the author of “1984” would surely have appreciated, China recently passed an “anti-terrorism law” that seems fundamentally an excuse for a…

JFK Assassination. False Flag Attacks: How "Patsies" are Framed
List of Withheld JFK Assassination Documents By Russ Baker, February 05 2016

First published by WhoWhatWhy
Exciting news: WhoWhatWhy has obtained the complete list of 3,603 secret documents on the Kennedy assassination still being held by the US government. (Or, to be precise, what it admits to still holding.)
Now we can…

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Legalising Cruelties: The Australian High Court and Indefinite Offshore Detention By Binoy Kampmark, February 05 2016

The High Court of Australia has done its occasional bit for refugees, though much of its legal reasoning has lead to inadvertent consequences.  During the Gillard years, it sank what would have been a notorious exchange of refugees with Malaysia…

Against Privatization: Canada Health Coalition Demands Funding for Hospitals By National Health Coalition, February 05 2016

The 1960s were about much more than protesting the war in Vietnam. It was also a time of cultural upheaval as a new generation challenged capitalist values, including its shallow democracy, and environmental issues emerged both in the workplace and…

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Peace Talks “Paused” after Putin’s Triumph in Aleppo By Mike Whitney, February 05 2016

“This is the beginning of the end of jihadi presence in Aleppo. After 4 years of war and terror, people can finally see the end in sight.”
— Edward Dark, Twitter, Moon of Alabama
A last ditch effort to stop…

Switzerland, Blood Gold Capital of the World By Graham Vanbergen, February 05 2016

(This is part one of an intriguing investigation into blood gold, money laundering and white collar crime that is ongoing and we hope to bring much more on the subject in the near future)
Over the millennia the mining of…

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Six Reasons Why the Iowa Caucus Turned into a Voter Fraud Circus in Favor of Hillary By Joachim Hagopian, February 05 2016

No sooner out the gate with the closest caucus vote in Iowa history already on the books, the very first state tally of delegate votes leading to the 2016 presidential election bears strong indication of voter fraud. It’s been reported…

India Steps Up Pressure on Nepal By W.A. Sunil, February 05 2016

A continued Indian-backed blockade of supplies to Nepal, a small landlocked country wedged between India and China, has escalated tensions between Kathmandu and New Delhi.
Nepali Prime Minister K. P. Oli has threatened to withdraw his acceptance of an invitation…

“Apartheid In Palestine. Hard Laws and Harder Experiences” By Dr. Ludwig Watzal, February 05 2016

Ghada Ageel (ed.), Apartheid in Palestine. Hard Laws and Harder Experiences, University of Alberta Press, Edmonton 2016, $ 59,95.
Apartheid in Palestine” is a valuable guidance in the struggle for justice in Palestine. Ghada Ageel gathered activists, indigenous Palestinians and…

Oil Price Fall Brings Significant Losses for Big Producers By Nick Beams, February 05 2016

The initial response of economic “conventional wisdom” to the slide in oil prices over the past 20 months—down from $110 per barrel in June 2014 to levels approaching $30—was that, whatever the impact on oil-exporting countries, it would aid the…

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The Great Credit Unwind! Deepening Weakness of Real Global Economy. Financial Failure, COMEX and the Gold Market By Bill Holter, February 05 2016

The action in nearly all markets worldwide changed on a dime since January 1st. I am not sure “what or why” the change coincided so closely with the calendar year but the rate hike by the Fed is the leading…

An Improbable Solution. Washington Must Halt “Its Illegal War to Overthrow the Syrian Government of Assad”. Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard By Philip Giraldi, February 05 2016

Delusions on Syria prevail in official Washington
Tulsi Gabbard is one brave Congresswoman. She has challenged her party and the president saying that it’s time for Washington to halt its “illegal, counter-productive war to overthrow the Syrian government of Assad.…

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Planned Turkish Invasion of Syria? In Close Liaison with Washington By Stephen Lendman, February 05 2016

All Turkish military actions are approved by or complicit with Washington. Erdogan would never act unilaterally on his own, not even aggressively against his own Kurdish population, slaughtering civilians in cold blood.
Does he intend a Syrian incursion, unprovoked aggression,…

Europe Is Disintegrating While Its Citizens Watch Indifferent By Roberto Savio, February 05 2016

We are witnessing the slow agony of the dream of European integration, disintegrating without a single demonstration occuring anywhere, among its 500 million citizens. It is clear that European institutions are in an existential crisis but the debate is only…

The Return of ‘Syria Danny’, as Actor Danny Dayem Turns up in Latest Rami Jarah Fictional Short? By Vanessa Beeley, February 05 2016

Has Danny Abdul Dayem been resurrected? 
In Rami Jarrah’s recent Ana Press academy award winner,  “ISIS wherefore art thou ISIS” [Edited title] we saw a surprise guest appearance, either from Danny Abdul Dayem’s doppelganger or Danny himself has been brought…

Haiti’s Rigged Elections. Disinformation and Propaganda 101 By Dady Chery, February 05 2016

The fight for Haiti is on. Since Haitians scuttled the fraudulent elections and started to make their own plans, the foreign occupation has become desperate to concoct a pseudo-Haitian solution to the electoral impasse. A disinformation campaign from mainstream news…

Russia’s Alleged Clandestine Funding of “Leftist” Political Parties in Europe By Oriental Review, February 05 2016

According to a “sensational” article by the Telegraph, the US director of National Intelligence was recently instructed by Congress to “conduct a major review into Russian clandestine funding of European parties over the last decade.”
This disclosure – a classic…

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Freeing Julian Assange: The Last Chapter By John Pilger, February 05 2016

One of the epic miscarriages of justice of our time is unravelling. The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention — – the international tribunal that adjudicates and decides whether governments comply with their human rights obligations — has ruled…

VIDEO: Obama's Libya Action is Unconstitutional and Costly
Obama Readies to Fight in Libya, Again By Jack A. Smith, February 05 2016

Nearly five years after the U.S., Britain and France launched a bombing campaign against the Libyan government to bring about regime change, these same countries are contemplating a resumption of the war they thought was won when rebel forces they…

Why the ‘Sultan of Chaos’ is Freaking Out. “Saudi Prince Turki, Former Mentor of bin Laden on PR Offensive” By Pepe Escobar, February 05 2016

Picture sleepless nights at ‘Sultan’ Erdogan’s palace in Ankara. Imagine him livid when he learns the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), backed by Russian air power, started a preemptive Battle of Aleppo – through the Bayirbucak region – cutting off Ankara’s…

Libya’s Instability Threatens Regional Security. Extended ISIS Terrorism in North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa? By South Front, February 04 2016

Though Syria and Iraq are the main theaters of global standoff and terrorist activity in recent years, there is another country that also draws the attention of the world powers: Libya. Since the fall of Muammar Gadhafi in 2011, the…

Syria: ISIS and Terrorist Organizations Decimated by Syrian Army and Russian Air Force By South Front, February 04 2016

On Feb.3, the Syrian Army and Hezbollah units broken a siege imposed by terrorist organizations in the towns of Nubbul and al-Zahraa. The siege is said to have lasted for 40 months. The success of the operation was grounded on…

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Syria’s Lost Generation By Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey, February 04 2016

Four million Syrian children have no means of getting to a school in safety because of the actions of marauding gangs of terrorists firing at the personnel of the Syrian Arab Army, police, ambulance and fire services. The rest of…

The Militarization of Europe, The Dangers of a World War: “Never in the Cold War Had US Put Its Military Force So Close to Russia” By Sputnik, February 04 2016

The decision to quadruple its military presence in Europe puts the US at its highest risk of a nuclear war with Russia, since the Cuban missile crisis of the early 1960s, as during the entire history of the mutual relationship…

Selected Articles: Zika Virus, GMOs and Toxic Chemicals. By Global Research News, February 04 2016

Who Owns the Zika Virus?
By Guillaume Kress, February 03 2016

The WHO declared the Zika virus a global health emergency on February 1 without providing much detail on the disease. Zika is both a virus as well as a…

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Countries Sign The TPP… Whatever Happened To The ‘Debate’ We Were Promised Before Signing? By Mike Masnick, February 04 2016

About an hour ago, representatives from 12 different nations officially signed the Trans Pacific Partnership (TTP) agreement in Auckland, New Zealand. The date, February 4th (New Zealand time) is noteworthy, because it’s 90 days after the official text was released.…

“The Russians Are Coming”…NYT Proliferates the Big Lie About Russia Threatening America By Stephen Lendman, February 04 2016

NYT editors mock credible journalism, proliferating the Big Lie about nonexistent “Russian aggression,” posing the greatest threat to US security.
“It is undeniable that Russia has become openly aggressive under President Vladimir Putin, who has violated sovereign borders by annexing…

Netanyahu’s Knesset on a Tragic Trajectory By Anthony Bellchambers, February 04 2016

The coalition government of Binyamin Netanyahu is on a trajectory to oblivion because its Knesset members are so clever that in their arrogance they have made no provision for future generations.
It exhibits an extraordinary lemming-like agenda whereby Its citizens…

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Wall Street Donors Account for 40 Percent of Super PAC Funds in US Election By Barry Grey, February 04 2016

The 2016 US election campaign has exposed deep-seated popular alienation from the entire political establishment and growing anger over the domination of US society and politics by Wall Street. Democratic contender Bernie Sanders, who calls himself a democratic socialist, has…

Will the West Finally Admit the “Dirty Truth” Behind the So-Called Ukraine Revolution, Revealed by French Documentary By Paul Mansfield, February 04 2016

Unfortunately, a copyright claim has limited the ability -temporarily-   to be able to watch online the riveting documentary by Paul Moreira, “Ukraine, les masques de la révolution” [Ukraine: Masks of the Revolution].
The producers at least have some legal basis…

The Truth: America Created Daesh (ISIS) By Stephen Lendman, February 04 2016

America created global terrorist groups at least since the CIA’s involvement against Soviet Russia in Afghanistan in the 1980s.
Virtually all headline-making groups are US creations, or offshoots from them, used as imperial foot soldiers – recruited from scores of…

Canadian Academic Dr. Hassan Diab, Wrongfully Convicted for a Crime He did not Commit By Indiegogo, February 04 2016

We want to use the power of the documentary form to tell the story of our friend Dr. Hassan Diab [pictured left], a Canadian academic who is at serious risk of a wrongful conviction for a crime he did not…

New Israeli Stop and Frisk Police State Law Targets Palestinians and Black African Asylum Seekers Exclusively By Stephen Lendman, February 04 2016

Ostensibly it targets anyone for any reason or none at all – permitting random indiscriminate stop and frisks without just cause.
In fact, it’s directed at Palestinians and Black African asylum seekers, meant to further harass, denigrate and persecute them,…

Rewriting the Rules of the Global Economy: German Judges’ Damning Indictment of TTIP Trade and Investment Deal By Nick Dearden, February 04 2016

Germany’s biggest association of judges has injected some sense into the debate about the sinister EU-US trade deal being negotiated behind closed doors, says Nick Dearden.

A GROUP of German judges have just dealt a serious blow to the European…

Trans Pacific Partnership Ceremony a Farce: Tough National Battles Await Bad Trade Deal By Friends of the Earth, February 04 2016

Today trade ministers from 12 countries party to the giant ‘Trans Pacific Partnership’ (TPP) held a symbolic signing of a trade deal, which sets economic and pro-corporate rules for 40 percent of the world economy.
Friends of the Earth International…

“Lies, Lies and More Lies” – GMOs, Poisoned Agriculture and Toxic “Scientific Rants” By Colin Todhunter, February 04 2016

Have you ever read all of those pro-GMO scientists-cum-lobbyists professing their love of science? They are always talking about how science must prevail over ignorance and ideology then they play on the public’s ignorance by using ideology and sloganeering to…