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Debating Maoism in Contemporary China By Elizabeth Perry, January 05 2021

Xi Jinping’s frequent references to Mao Zedong, along with Xi’s own claims to ideological originality, have fueled debate over the significance of Maoism in the PRC today.

The discussion recalls an earlier debate, at the height of the Cold War,

Who to Believe about Venezuela’s Election? US Meddling By Rick Sterling, January 05 2021

In early December I travelled to Venezuela to be an election observer at their national assembly election. I was part of a group of eight persons from Canada and US organized by CodePink. There were about two hundred international observers

Video: The Darkest Winter (2020) By Derrick Broze, January 05 2021

This text was originally published on October 28, 2020 shortly before the US November elections.

This message is for anyone who has concerns about the upcoming U.S. elections, the potential for chaos and civil unrest, or those who fear what

Full Spectrum Dominance: UN General Assembly Voting Reveals the Truth By Carla Stea, January 05 2021
The final most important UN General Assembly resolutions were just voted on  in December, and, the voting is incredibly significant.  The United States (and Israel or Ukraine) opposed almost every constructive resolution just adopted.  It is truly shameful, and although
Brutal Human Rights Abuses: Torture, Sanctions and Failure to Address “Economic Rights” By Rod Driver, January 05 2021

“Wrong things are done in the name of Islam, worse things are being done in the name of democracy and human rights” (Dr. Mohamed Mahathir, former Malaysian Prime Minister(1))

 Torture – Legal Black Holes

 Some philosophers have suggested that

A New Year’s Wish: Let’s Remove Israel from American politics By Philip Giraldi, January 05 2021
There has been one good thing about the COVID-19 virus – for the first time many among the general public are beginning to ask why a rich country like Israel should be getting billions of dollars from the United States
Draconian NY Police State Assembly Bill: Indefinite Detainment of “Disease Carriers” By Stephen Lendman, January 05 2021

Draconian NY State Assembly Bill A416 calls for indefinitely detainment of residents considered to be “disease carriers (sic).” 

It’s aimed at seasonal flu/influenza, diabolically disguised as covid.

It’s all-about wanting to eliminate fundamental freedoms on the phony pretext of

The Julian Assange Extradition Verdict By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, January 05 2021

The barrister-brewed humour of Edward Fitzgerald QC, one of the solid and stout figures defending a certain Julian Assange of WikiLeaks at the Old Bailey in London, was understandable.  Time had worn and wearied the parties, none more so than

Venezuela Elections: A Key Victory for Anti Imperialist Movement in Latin America By Alison Bodine, January 05 2021


The people of Venezuela have dealt another decisive blow against U.S. domination in Latin America. On December 6, 2020, more than 6.2 million Venezuelans voted for a new National Assembly in what was Venezuela’s 25 election in the 21

Video: Ontario Death Count includes People who didn’t die of COVID-19 By Global Research News, January 05 2021
Video: Cyber Pandemic: “Crisis Coming Bigger than Covid” By Global Research News, January 04 2021
The World Economic Forum (WEF) warns of a new crisis of “even more significant economic and social implications than COVID19.”
What threat could possibly be more impactful?
Christian breaks down the WEF’s “Cyber Polygon” tabletop exercise, its participants,
Video: Children of the Great Reset: If You Thought 2020 was a Bad Year, 2021 is Going to be FAR Worse! By Brian Shilhavy, January 04 2021

Sure, I could have written my last article for Health Impact News for the year 2020 with a look back on how terrible the year was, but looking forward to better times in 2021. Undoubtedly, that would have been a

Living in Dark Times: I Revolt, Therefore I Am! By Dr. Rudolf Hänsel, January 04 2021


“Really, I live in dark times! The guileless word is foolish. (…) The laughing man has only not yet received the terrible news.” This is how Bertolt Brecht‘s poem “An die Nachgeborenen” (To those born later) begins; published

The Raging 2020s. Soleimani Geopolitics, One Year On  By Pepe Escobar, January 04 2021

One year ago, the Raging Twenties started with a murder.   

The assassination of Maj Gen Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), alongside Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the deputy commander of Iraq’s

Assange Wins. The Cost: The Crushing of Press Freedom, The Labelling of Dissent as Mental Illness By Jonathan Cook, January 04 2021

The unexpected decision by Judge Vanessa Baraitser to deny a US demand to extradite Julian Assange, foiling efforts to send him to a US super-max jail for the rest of his life, is a welcome legal victory, but one swamped

2020: Annus Horribilis, The Worst Is Yet to Come? Poverty, Unemployment, Despair By Stephen Lendman, January 04 2021

For most Americans, 2020 was disastrous for their safety, well-being and future.

Unprecedented numbers of people lost jobs — a greater percent of working-age Americans than in the 1930s Great Depression. 

Millions more became way underemployed earning poverty wages with

COVID-19: The Emergence of the Pandemic Industrial Complex By Brian Berletic, January 04 2021

If official numbers are to be believed, the United States is one of the worst hit countries in terms of COVID-19 infections and deaths. According to the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at the time of writing,

US Imperialism Defeated: UK Court Blocks Extradition of Julian Assange By Dr. Leon Tressell, January 04 2021


Today at the Old Bailey in London Judge Vanessa Baraitser ruled that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to the United States. The judge sided with all of the American claims against Assange. However, she justified her

Generation Betrayed. The Corona Regime in Schools. The Future of Our Children By Michael Hüter, January 04 2021

“Protecting children from all dangers is my damned father’s duty,” sang Reinhard Mey. Our offspring currently need protection from the rigid corona regime in schools.

Serious damage is done to our sons and daughters through masking and social distance rules,

Planet Lockdown and US Dollar Hegemony: Catherine Austin Fitts By Catherine Austin Fitts, January 04 2021

This sit down interview with Catherine Austin Fitts covers the spectrum of the current situation we find ourselves in.

It was conducted as apart of the full length documentary.

We are releasing the full interview for the betterment of public

Master Biden Speaks By Margaret Kimberley, January 04 2021

The civil rights groups’ rather basic requests for voting rights protections and the need for federal intervention to address police brutality were minimized and dismissed by the president-elect.

Joe Biden is nothing if not consistent. He has always been an …

Video: “The House Cat Flu” Pandemic is Coming. The Meow Apocalypse… By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, January 03 2021

The following episode of the Simpsons was released in 2010.

It is a satire. But at the same time it reveals the unspoken truth. The writer of the script is an award winning author and political analyst. Michael Price


Science Is Conclusive: Masks and Respirators Do Not Prevent Transmission of Viruses By Dr. Denis G. Rancourt, January 03 2021


Masks and respirators do not work. There have been extensive randomized controlled trial (RCT) studies, and meta-analysis reviews of RCT studies, which all show that masks and respirators do not work to prevent respiratory influenza-like illnesses, or respiratory illnesses

Same Procedure as Every Year: The Story of “Dinner for One” By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, January 03 2021

Memories are thick of this: the respectful, even reverential German introduction of a comedy sketch; the scratchy string orchestral music that adds a layering of anticipation.  Black-and-white film.  Dining room, white tablecloth, silver chandeliers.  The names Freddy Frinton and May

Russia’s Constitutional Amendments. Domestic Law Takes Precedence over International Law By Andrew Korybko, January 03 2021

The recent amendments to the Russian Constitution confirm that domestic document’s precedence over international law, and while Russia still respects the latter, it won’t ever let it be exploited for “lawfare” like in the Yukos case.

The Russian people overwhelmingly

Selling Weapons: The Military-Industrial Complex By Rod Driver, January 03 2021

This is the second of a 2-part beginners’ guide to the weapons industry. The first part is called ‘Selling Weapons – The Most Corrupt Industry in the World’


“We have been compelled to create a permanent armaments industry of

Africa in Review 2020: The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and the Imperatives of the 21st Century By Abayomi Azikiwe, January 03 2021

Although the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa does not  in any way rival the existing public health situation in Western Europe and the United States, the presence of a new variant in South Africa and other regions of

Face Masks and the Study of Violence. “The Mask Destroys Empathy, Empowers Interpersonal Aggression” By Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, January 03 2021

In cities and states across our nation, politicians mandate that their fellow citizens wear masks. There is a lot of good evidence and reason to believe that this policy is a key causal factor, in a huge nationwide increase in

5 Million Cases Worldwide, 650,000 Deaths Annually: The Seasonal Flu Virus is a “Serious Concern”, But the Wuhan Coronavirus Grabs the Headlines By Tom Clifford, January 02 2021

First published on January 27, 2020, this article is of relevance to an understanding of recent developments including the so-called Second Wave. The similarity of the symptoms of Covid-19 and seasonal influenza was known and documented from the very outset, …

The Seeds Of Suicide: How Monsanto Destroys Farming By Dr. Vandana Shiva, January 02 2021
Control over seed is the first link in the food chain because seed is the source of life. When a corporation controls seed, it controls life, especially the life of farmers.
China’s Message to Donald: What Do You Want from Us? By Lin Liangduo, January 02 2021

Among Global Research’s most popular 2020 articles

Translated from Chinese for Global Research; first published in January 2020.

Enough is enough. Enough hypocrisy for this one world.

What do you want from us, anyway? What Do You Really Want from

Masks Aren’t Helpful in Beating COVID-19: Europe’s Top Health Officials By Jon Miltimore, January 02 2021

This article was first crossposted in August.

Denmark boasts one of the lowest COVID-19 death rates in the world. As of August 4, the Danes have suffered 616 COVID-19 deaths, according to figures from Johns Hopkins University.

That’s less than

The World Economic Forum (WEF) Knows Best – The Post-Covid “Great Global Reset” By Peter Koenig, January 02 2021

First published on July 28, 2020

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has just made a grandiose discovery and declared (21 July 2020) under the alarming title “This is now the world’s greatest threat – and it’s not coronavirus”. The superb

Covid “Dark Winter”: Political Announcements of “Highly Contagious Virus Variants” By Edward Curtin and Dr. Heiko Schöning, January 01 2021

As I write on January 1, 2021, the new year is not starting very auspiciously.  Ominous pronouncements are coming from the usual high places and their media mouthpieces, announcing “highly contagious virus variants” of so-called Covid-19. 

Joseph Biden has warned …

The 62nd Anniversary of the Cuban Revolution: An Unprecedented Chapter in World History By Dr. Birsen Filip, January 01 2021
January 2019: Cubans are commemorating the 60th anniversary of their independence. On this day in 1959, the Cuban Revolution was successfully conducted by Fidel Castro’s 26th of July Movement[i] and became an enduring symbol of resistance to neo-colonialism, capitalism, and hegemony.
Chronic Fatigue Syndromes and the Gardasil Scandal: POTS and the Dangers of Aluminum-Adjuvanted Vaccines By Dr. Gary G. Kohls, January 01 2021

Of relevance to the ongoing debate on the Covid vaccine, this incisive article by Dr. Gary Kohls was first published by Global Research on May 3, 2017.


The full extent of the Gardasil scandal needs to be assessed:

Flying Pigs Saga Continued: WHO admits no Deadly Mutation of the 2009 H1N1 Swine Flu By F. William Engdahl, January 01 2021

Alleged Mutation of the H1N1 virus, then in 2009 and now in 2020-2021 with the SARS-2-CoV virus. 

This article was first published on September 29, 2009.


The World Health Organization, the UN agency (ir-)responsible for declaring a Phase

Why Lockdowns Don’t Work and Hurt the Most Vulnerable. Bankruptcies, Poverty, Despair By Dr. Joseph Mercola, December 31 2020

In a December 9, 2020, Twitter thread,1 Michael P. Senger, an attorney and author of the September 2020 article,2 “China’s Global Lockdown Propaganda Campaign,” reviewed the largely hidden impacts of global lockdowns. Ivor Cummins’ video also reviews

Selected Articles: Why Senators Must Reject Avril Haines Director of National Intelligence By Global Research News, December 31 2020

Spain Plans a “Registry” for Those Who Refuse COVID Vaccine

By Zero Hedge, December 30, 2020

As Europe begins vaccinating the first wave of high-priority patients, a “glitch” has already emerged: many health-care workers and others have refused to

A New War in the New Year? Trump Again Takes Aim at Iran By Philip Giraldi, December 31 2020
 One of the most perplexing narratives presented during the waning days of the administration of President Donald J. Trump is his apparent disengagement from dealing seriously or providing leadership regarding the surging Coronavirus while at the same time continuing an
The Great 2020 Seasonal Flu/Influenza Disappearing Act By Stephen Lendman, December 31 2020


According to the WHO, seasonal flu/influenza practically disappeared this year in the southern hemisphere.

“In tropical South America, there were no influenza detections…”

“Globally… influenza activity remained at lower levels than expected for this time of the year.”

Lower …

Video: Russia Suffers Casualties in Greater Idlib. Israeli Air Force Strikes Damascus Countryside By South Front, December 30 2020

On the morning of December 30th, warplanes of the Israeli Air Force once again carried out strikes on alleged Iranian targets in the countryside of Damascus. According to reports one person was killed and 3 others injured in the attack.

Gunshots, Motorcycle Deaths Count as COVID Casualties By Dr. Joseph Mercola, December 30 2020

Since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, families have been separated, businesses have been shuttered and schools have been closed down. Many people are living their lives shrouded in fear of Sars-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 — a direct response

US Government Role in Thailand’s “Student Protests” By Tony Cartalucci, December 30 2020
Russia-China Civilian Aviation Production Challenges Boeing-Airbus Dominance By Ulson Gunnar, December 30 2020

For decades US-based Boeing and European aerospace giant, Airbus, have dominated global civilian aviation in what many in the industry describe as a duopoly. But as is the case in so many other industries as of late, China’s economic and

Mass-Vaxxing of US Military Forces for COVID By Stephen Lendman, December 30 2020

On December 9, the US war department announced its “distribution plan” for covid mass-vaxxing.

Service members to be vaxxed include active duty personnel — including National Guard troops — their family members, war department civilian personnel and their families.

“Distribution …

“Mass Sterilization”: Kenyan Doctors Find Anti-fertility Agent in UN Tetanus Vaccine? By Brian Shilhavy, December 30 2020

Global Research Editor’s Note

This article first published by Global Research on May 24, 2019 is of utmost relevance to the ongoing debate on the Covid Vaccine.


In October 2014, the conference of Catholic bishops in Kenya released a …

Most Popular Articles in December 2020 By Global Research News, December 30 2020
2020 Was Year Like Few in History. Social Isolation, Unemployment, Poverty By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, December 30 2020

2020 is coming to an end and entering history as one of the most troubled years in recent decades, having caused structural changes in the global geopolitical balance. The “pandemic” of the new coronavirus brought a series of changes in

The Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic: The Real Danger is “Agenda ID2020” By Peter Koenig, December 30 2020
WHO has most likely received orders from "above”, from those people who also manage Trump and the “leaders” (sic) of the EU, European Union. The final decision to go ahead NOW with COVID-19 pandemic, was taken in January 2020 at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos - behind very much closed doors.
Spain Plans a “Registry” for Those Who Refuse COVID Vaccine By Zero Hedge, December 30 2020

As Europe begins vaccinating the first wave of high-priority patients, a “glitch” has already emerged: many health-care workers and others have refused to take the vaccine, as skepticism and suspicion remain elevated.

A similar phenomenon has played out in the …

Why Senators Must Reject Avril Haines Director of National Intelligence By Medea Benjamin and Marcy Winograd, December 30 2020

Even before President-Elect Joe Biden sets foot in the White House, the Senate Intelligence Committee may start hearings on his nomination of Avril Haines as Director of National Intelligence. 

Barack Obama’s top lawyer on the National Security Council from 2010 …

The Peace Discourse that Disappeared: Go on with Passion and Detachment By Jan Oberg, December 30 2020

Look at and listen in to three spheres of contemporary Western society – politics, research and media: The word” peace” and related words, such as the UN Charter norm of” making peace by peaceful means”, nonviolence, negotiations – have disappeared.

Syrian Refugees Flee as Their Tents Are Torched in Lebanon By Steven Sahiounie, December 30 2020

On December 26, hundreds of Syrian refugees fled their refugee camp in the Miniyeh region near the coastal city of Tripoli in north Lebanon after their tents were burned when fighting broke out between local youths and camp residents.  At

Selling Weapons – The Most Corrupt Industry in the World By Rod Driver, December 30 2020

“In his [1996] arms-to-Iraq enquiry, Lord Richard Scott heard evidence that an entire tier of the Thatcher government, from senior civil servants to ministers, had lied and broken the law in selling weapons to Saddam Hussein…Thumb through old copies of

Economic Matters in Ukraine Are at Standstill By Paul Antonopoulos, December 30 2020

It was a quiet year for Ukraine and its many issues compared to previous years, or at least in the eyes of most Westerners. Other global issues, such as the COVID-19 pandemic and elections in Belarus, took greater precedence and

The New Film “Seven”. Scientific Study of WTC Building 7 By Kevin Ryan, December 30 2020

The new film Seven (trailer above), directed by Dylan Avery, examines the story of the scientific study of World Trade Center building 7 (WTC 7) recently published by the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The study was led by structural engineering

The Julian Assange Pardon Drive By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, December 30 2020

The odds are stacked against Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks publisher who faces the grimmest of prospects come January 4.  On that day, the unsympathetic judicial head of District Judge Vanessa Baraitser will reveal her decision on the Old Bailey

US Hospitals Getting Paid More to Label Cause of Death as ‘Coronavirus’ By Sen. Scott Jensen and Wayne Dupree, December 30 2020

First published on April 15, 2020. Among 2020 Most Popular Articles

Senator Scott Jensen represents Minnesota. He’s also a doctor. He appeared on Fox News with Laura Ingraham where he revealed a very disturbing piece of information.

Dr. Scott Jensen …

Selected Articles: Masking the COVID-19 Virus in this ‘Pandemic’ By Global Research News, December 29 2020

Masking the COVID-19 Virus in this ‘Pandemic’

By Dr. David Halpin, December 29, 2020

There is no logic, nor reason based in medical science, for the wearing of paper or cloth masks in the context of the epidemic of …

The Future Vision of Free Citizens: Leading Humanity to Freedom. Towards a New Social Order By Dr. Rudolf Hänsel, December 29 2020

Free citizens who stand up against tyranny have nothing against those in power. They do nothing to them. They fight for a more just order, for their right to life, to freedom, peace and security. When nothing else helps, that

Nashville Detonation: Lone Bomber or False Flag? By Stephen Lendman, December 29 2020

On Christmas day, a recreational vehicle exploded in downtown Nashville, TN outside an AT&T transmission building — one block from the company’s office building.

What happened knocked out communications and 911 emergency call centers over a wide area, including parts …

A Dalit and a Brahmin By Sophie Michel, December 29 2020
Masking the COVID-19 Virus in this ‘Pandemic’ By Dr. David Halpin, December 29 2020

There is no logic, nor reason based in medical science, for the wearing of paper or cloth masks in the context of the epidemic of this virus – Covid_19 (C19) .  The virus, though likely altered in laboratories, is part

Tensions Between China and India May Soon Rise as Trump Approves Historic Tibet Act By Uriel Araujo, December 29 2020
Coronavirus and Freedom of Expression. “The Right to Tell People Things They Do Not Want to Hear.” By The Free Speech Union, December 29 2020

Free speech is the bedrock on which all our other freedoms rest, yet it is currently in greater peril than at any time since the Second World War. The Free Speech Union  is a non-partisan, not-for-profit membership organisation that stands

Turkey Pivots to the Center of the New Great Game By Pepe Escobar, December 29 2020

This article was originally published on Asia Times.

When it comes to sowing – and profiting – from division, Erdogan’s Turkey is quite the superstar.

Under the delightfully named Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), the Trump administration

A Nasty Shot in the Arm – RT-PCR Kits and Vaccines Unlicensed by Britain’s MHRA By John Goss, December 29 2020

Aware of the forthcoming vaccine roll-out aimed, it is said, to protect against a disease (COVID-19) that reached its apex almost nine months ago, I emailed the MHRA (Medical and Healthcare Regulatory Authority) on 20 November 2020.

My main concern

Colonialist Injustice: The Pardoning of the Blackwater Killers By Richard Becker, December 29 2020

Along with a motley collection of wealthy swindlers and fraudsters, President Donald Trump on Dec. 22 pardoned four former Blackwater private contractors (mercenaries) convicted in the infamous Sept. 16, 2007, Nisour Square massacre in Baghdad.

Seventeen Iraqis were killed and …

The 2020 Nashville Bombing vs. the 1995 Oklahoma City Bombing By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, December 29 2020

The Nashville bombing raises questions about the Oklahoma City bombing.  In 1995 the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City was blown up.  Allegedly, the building was destroyed by a fertilizer bomb in a Ryder rental truck parked on the street.

A Pardoning Time of Year. Julian Assange and Edward Snowden? By Philip Giraldi, December 29 2020

The resistance to the apparent election of Joe Biden as President of the United States is continuing to play out. Current President Donald Trump is continuing to fight against the presumed results of the November national election with his final

Frank Capra’s Defense of Humanity: Cinema Considered as a Moral Institution By Matthew Ehret-Kump, December 29 2020

For those who find themselves with excess time this holiday season which they would prefer not to squander with idleness or Netflix binges, then I’d like to offer this serving of Frank Capra films to uplift the soul.

Frank Capra …

2020: The Year the Tree of Liberty Was Torched By John W. Whitehead, December 29 2020

“The people are unaware. They’re not educated to realize that they have power. The system is so geared that everyone believes the government will fix everything. We are the government.”—John Lennon

No doubt about it: 2020—a terrible, horrible, no …

Video: The Future of Vaccines By James Corbett, December 29 2020

If the Gateses and the Faucis and the representatives of the international medical establishment get their way, life will not return to normal until the entire planet is vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2.

What many do not yet understand, however, is that

The NDAA, Trump and the Military Industrial Complex By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, December 29 2020

For decades, the National Defense Authorization Act has been the lifeblood of the US imperium, guaranteeing a flow of money across the military.  A better term for such a bill would use the word offence in it, but lawmakers and

Political Instability in the Central African Republic, The Role of China-Russia Cooperation By Andrew Korybko, December 28 2020

The Chinese-Russian strategic partnership could be leveraged to stabilize the CAR after this Sunday’s elections and might eventually become a model for them to apply towards their other African partners too.

The Central African Republic (CAR) has once again attracted

A More Honest Perspective of the COVID-19 Pandemic By Richard Gale and Dr. Gary Null, December 28 2020

Since the first cases of the new coronavirus strain outside of China, every aspect of the pandemic’s ever-changing amoebic narrative has been carefully controlled by the World Health Organization and major government health agencies.

High officials within a syndicate of

Serbia Becomes Hub for Russia’s Gas Distribution in the Balkans By Paul Antonopoulos, December 28 2020

With the TurkStream gas pipeline now running through Serbia, the Balkan country will enjoy numerous benefits when exports begin, such as energy stability, the opportunity to get cheaper gas, and additional tax revenue. On December 25, Serbia successfully tested the

United States and Morocco Redraw Map of North African Territory By Abayomi Azikiwe, December 28 2020

There is a major effort underway to convince and coerce African and Asian nations to “normalize” relations with the State of Israel in exchange for promised United States financial, military and diplomatic assistance.

The Kingdom of Morocco is the latest …

Health Imperialism and Discriminatory International Laws By Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich, December 28 2020

“Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promise, for never intending to go beyond promise costs nothing.” – Edmund Burke

Joe Biden’s statements on resuscitating the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) has also reignited an old …