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Burning the Temples. The Collapsing Culture of the American Empire By Robert Abele, March 16 2020

It’s more than interesting—it’s significant—how various civilizations throughout history have had absolute faith their own primary mode of understanding the world, until catastrophic events caused people to violently destroy the symbols that held their world together, and left it all

The Battle of Idlib Is Far From Over By Elijah J. Magnier, March 16 2020

The opening of the Saraqeb-Latakia road, known as the M4, is scheduled for this Sunday the 15th of March as established during the memorandum protocol signed in Moscow between the two presidents Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan following the

Somalia’s Dysfunctional Clan-Federalism By Dr. Bischara A. Egal, March 16 2020

“Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.” – Aldous Huxley

“History can come in handy. If you were born yesterday, with no knowledge of the past, you might easily accept whatever the government tells

“People Live Here Like Animals”: Moria Refugee camp on Greek island of Lesbos By Jean Ziegler and Zeit Online, March 16 2020

They live in huts, without sanitation and without perspective: the EU wants it like that, says the globalization critic Jean Ziegler on the refugee camp Moria.

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The Swiss Jean Ziegler is one of the most famous globalization critics.

Egypt Coordinating Support for Syrian Kurds to Fight Turkey By Jason Ditz, March 16 2020

Since the US pulled its support from the Kurdish SDF in Syria, there hasn’t been much talk of them getting foreign aid, while Turkish forces continue to square up against them in the Syrian northeast.

Reports now are that Egypt …

America Attacks the World, The World Levitates Towards Russia, China By Andre Vltchek, March 16 2020

Frankly and in summary: recently The United States of America has crossed several lines, committing atrocities, in many parts of the world. In the past, no country could get away with this; such situations would inevitably lead to war.

Presently, …

Big Pharma’s Role: Destruction of Basic Health Care Worldwide, U.S. Sanctions Lead to Global Rise in Coronavirus By Sara Flounders, March 16 2020

As COVID-19 (coronavirus) spreads, it is a clear reminder that germs and viruses don’t respect national boundaries in an interconnected world. But the mainstream press has certainly not publicized how corporate capitalism and imperialism cross national boundaries to destroy people’s

US Army Might Have Brought Epidemic to China: China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman’s Tweet By People's Daily, March 16 2020

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian wrote on his Twitter account on Thursday that the US military may have brought the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to Wuhan.

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“CDC was caught on the spot. When did patient zero begin in …

The Forever War in Iraq By Daniel Larison, March 16 2020

The New York Times reports that U.S. “retaliatory” strikes in Iraq ended up killing regular Iraqi soldiers and policemen and one civilian:

Iraqi military officials strongly condemned the United States military on Friday for airstrikes launched overnight that they said

‘Arm’s-length’ Military Institution Promotes Belligerent Worldview By Yves Engler, March 16 2020

Not satisfied with Canada’s largest public relations machine, the Canadian Forces also employ various “arm’s-length” institutions to push their influence over the discussion of military and international affairs.

For example, the Conference of Defence Associations (CDA) Institute recently published a …

US to Practice Invasion of Europe By Kate Hudson, March 16 2020

Defender Europe 20, NATO’s biggest wargames for over 25 years, is getting under way this month. 20,000 US troops are participating in the US’s largest deployment to Europe in over quarter of a century. With 18 states involved totaling 37,000

US Action in Addressing COVID-19. “Attributing Virus Deaths to the Flu” By Larry Romanoff, March 16 2020

The US is following the same pattern with COVID-19 as with prior virus outbreaks. Downplay and understate initially, cover up the truth, flood the media with misinformation, then slowly release the true facts as necessary to maintain the narrative.

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Coronavirus Exposes Hong Kong’s Fake “Pro-Democracy” Mobs By Andrés Figueroa Cornejo, March 16 2020

While the large street mobs plaguing Hong Kong’s streets have more or less subsided, the foreign-funded movement and its supporters continue seeking every opportunity to perpetuate their agenda.

This agenda, despite the Western media claiming it is centred on advancing …

Taiwan Nationalists Seek Closer Relations with China. Bad News for America By Paul Antonopoulos, March 16 2020

In the the Kuomingtang (KMT), the Nationalist Party of Taiwan, election held on Saturday, Jiang Khai (commonly known in the West as Johnny Chiang) was selected as a new head of the political party. According to Taiwanese media, Jiang Kai

Video: Iranian-backed Forces in Iraq Raise Stakes. Rocket Attack Kills Several US Coalition Troops in Iraq By South Front, March 16 2020

A volley of rockets struck the Camp Taji military base in Iraq on the evening of March 11, killing three US-led coalition service members, two of them Americans and one British, and injuring 12 others. The targeted military base is

Chelsea Manning Is Free from Jail, Faces Exorbitant Fines By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, March 16 2020

Today, March 12, prosecutors in the Eastern District of Virginia ended the grand jury of Julian Assange and Wikileaks in which Chelsea Manning refused to testify. As a result, US District Court Judge Anthony Trenga ordered the immediate release of

Malaysian Airlines MH-17 Trial at The Hague: Evidence based on Leaked Documents from the Public Prosecution Office By Sonja van den Ende, March 15 2020

The MH-17 trial started on March 9 in a heavily guarded judicial complex in Scheveningen, The Hague. The process is being followed by a lot of media attention.

Bonanza media, an independent company, presented new evidence based on leaked documents

House Passed Paid Sick Leave Only for 20% of US Workers By Stephen Lendman, March 15 2020

Monied interests and government officials serving them at the federal, state, and local levels comprise America’s ruling class.

Time and again, their actions in cahoots with each other show indifference toward ordinary people — including at times of economic and

It’s Official, Coronavirus Emergency in America: House Passes COVID-19 “Families First” Response Act By Stephen Lendman, March 15 2020

On March 13, House members passed HR 6201: Families First Coronavirus Response Act by a 363 – 40 majority vote hours after Trump declared a national COVID-19 emergency.

The measure moves to the Senate. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said its …

Coronavirus Panic: Toilet Paper Is the “People’s Vaccine” By Edward Curtin, March 15 2020

The coronavirus panic has resulted in hordes of people running after toilet paper.  Such actions are the flip side of running with the bulls, except that I suspect those who run with the bulls have some sense of why they

More American Blunders in the Middle East: U.S. Envoys Embrace Terrorists Yet Again By Philip Giraldi, March 15 2020

The spread of the coronavirus has meant that much of the other news about developments around the world has disappeared from the normal news cycle. The situation in Syria, which involves not only the government in Damascus but also Turkey,

Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Falsifies Report of Syria “Chemical Weapon Attack” By Carla Stea, March 15 2020

The authority of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and similar organizations requires that its credibility be impeccable, and like Caesar’s Wife, “above suspicion.”  Thus, the tarnished reputation of the OPCW as a result of its “unacceptable practices

US-NATO Military Presence in the Arctic Threatens Global Security By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, March 15 2020

The US Navy has released on a video the emergence of its powerful submarine USS Toledo in the Arctic, in a clear act of military propaganda. The maneuver was conducted as part of the Ice Exercise (ICEX) program, which consists

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The Fed’s Latest Welfare Payout to the Crooked Wall Street Banks By Mike Whitney, March 15 2020

On March 12, the Federal Reserve announced its biggest market intervention to date, a massive $1.5 trillion injection into the short-term funding markets (“repo”) aimed at preventing grossly-inflated stock valuations from resetting at lower prices.

There should be no misunderstanding

Supermen with Soiled Collars: Reporters in a Golden Age By Greg Guma, March 15 2020

Today we call it breaking news, the story of the moment — before it changes again. A century ago it was what ran on the front page — the big story, the killer headline. But then as now, it is

The Political Economy of Corruption in South Korea By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, March 14 2020

The whole world is facing the deepening and widening corruption which challenges the very survival of the free democracy and the free market economy.

Korea has been suffering for last 70 years from the corruption culture. But owing to courageous

Venezuela Takes Action Against COVID-19 Amid the US Blockade By Telesur, March 14 2020

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro Thursday announced that the health system is “on permanent alert,” although there are no Covid-19 cases in this South American country so far. He also reported that landing of flights from Europe, Colombia, and Panama will

Coronavirus COVID-19: “Made in China” or “Made in America”? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, March 14 2020
Trump contends that the coronavirus was "Made in China". And that China threatens America. The president of the US wants Americans to believe that the coronavirus pandemic carries the “Made in China” label.
Coronavirus Scaremongering, US-China Economic Rivalry. The Geopolitics of an Unfolding Global Crisis By Shane Quinn, March 13 2020

An underlying theme behind the Western political and media focus on the coronavirus, is to damage and undermine China’s international standing, the country where this disease is commonly purported to have spread forth from. Prominent American politicians like Mike Pompeo

White House Removes Public Health Experts from Coronavirus Discussions By Michael Halpern, March 13 2020

The White House held dozens of meetings about coronavirus response that excluded government experts because the discussions were unnecessarily classified over the objections of HHS Secretary Alex Azar, reports Reuters. Experts were not just barred from speaking openly about

Markets Screaming Global Recession By Stephen Lendman, March 13 2020

The longest bull market in US history began on March 9, 2009.

It ended on March 11, 2020 when the Dow average closed down 20% from its 29,551.42 February 12, 2020 all-time closing high.

The same goes for the S …

US CDC Director Robert Redfield Admitted that Coronavirus Deaths Have Been Miscategorized as Flu By Larry Romanoff, March 13 2020

The US has been lying all along.

Robert Redfield, CDC director, testifying to Congress, today admitted that virus deaths have been miscategorised as the flu.

He also stated that the standard practice has been to first test people for …

“Blue No Matter Who!” By Keith Harmon Snow, March 12 2020

There is something profoundly offensive about this declaration and, worse, there is something profoundly insufferable about the sentiments and beliefs behind it.

First of all, it is a matter of extreme white privilege to be able to “Vote Blue No …

China Steadily Continues to Promote Influence on the African Continent By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida, March 12 2020

Every day the news about Chinese investments in the Africa are highlighted in newspapers around the world. On the one hand, western critics believe that Beijing is seeking to expand its area of influence outside Asian territory, and on the

The US Federal Reserve’s Baffling Response to the Coronavirus Explained By Ellen Brown, March 12 2020

When the World Health Organization announced on February 24th that it was time to prepare for a global pandemic, the stock market plummeted. Over the following week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped by more than 3,500 points or

The Case of Professor Tariq Ramadan: Calling on France’s Minister of Justice to Cease “Masquerade of Justice” By International Movement for a Just World, March 12 2020

Madame Nicole Belloubet, Minister of Justice:

As international scholars, politicians and journalists, we are writing to you, the French Minister of Justice, to demand an immediate halt to the indictment of Tariq Ramadan case.

This process has gone on …

Top Saudi Intelligence Official ‘Chased’ to Canada by Crown Prince MBS By Dania Akkad, March 12 2020

The Canadian government gave refuge to a powerful former Saudi intelligence official deemed a threat to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman‘s rule, three sources familiar with the matter have told Middle East Eye.

Saad al-Jabri, once a trusted …

The Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic: The Real Danger is “Agenda ID2020” By Peter Koenig, March 12 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.
Coronavirus COVID-19 in South Korea: Cult Sect, Corruption and Politics By Prof. Joseph H. Chung, March 12 2020

In South Korea, on January 20, a woman of 35 years old from China was found to be infected and the corona-virus spread rapidly. But, owing to the rapid and efficient measures taken by the government of Moon Jae-in,

Coronavirus: Why Is Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Lying to Congress and the American People? By Target Liberty, March 12 2020

Dr. Anthonu Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, testified before Congress on Wednesday and said that the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) is  “10 times more lethal than seasonal flu.”

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Lebanon’s Political Elite Is Responsible for the Failure to Reform By Michael Jansen, March 12 2020

Lebanon’s decision to default on the repayment of a $1.2 billion Eurobond was inevitable. Prime Minister Hassan Diab was absolutely right to put d needs of the Lebanese over the timetable for paying the country’s debilitating debts to international creditors.

Video: Great Idlib “Rebranding” and Al Qaeda “Turkish Victories” over Russian Air Defense By South Front, March 12 2020

Terrorist groups operating in Idlib are preparing for a new rebranding under Turkish patronage. According to Syrian sources, Hayat Tarir al-Sham (formerly the official Syrian branch of al-Qaeda), the Turkistan Islamic Party (an al-Qaeda-linked group), the National Front for Liberation

Gaza: Murdering Children for Sport By Larry Romanoff, March 12 2020

Ayman Mohyeldin was an Egyptian reporter for al-Jazeera English who had covered dozens of major events in the Middle East for many American and other networks. His reputation was enormous, and his reporting on the Israeli assault on Gaza was

US Marines Arrive on Yemen’s Socotra Island to Back UAE Troops: Reports By Tasnim News Agency, March 12 2020

Sanaa Post reported that the American soldiers were received by the occupying UAE forces at their headquarters on the island.

There is speculation that the US intends to establish its own military base amid reports that America had sent military

Global COVID-19 Pandemic, This Is a Test: How Will the Constitution Fare During a Nationwide Lockdown? By John W. Whitehead, March 12 2020

This is a test.

This is not a test of our commitment to basic hygiene or disaster preparedness or our ability to come together as a nation in times of crisis, although we’re not doing so well on any of

Congress Tries to Sneak Through Dangerous Spying Bill Under the Cover of the Coronavirus Crisis By Free Press, March 12 2020

Leading members of the House of Representatives are rushing a vote on Wednesday to extend abusive government surveillance powers before they’re set to expire on March 15.

If approved, the USA Freedom Reauthorization Act of 2020 would reauthorize Section 215 …

Chelsea Manning Hospitalized After Reported Suicide Attempt By Stephen Lendman, March 12 2020

Manning was unlawfully imprisoned last March (again in May after briefly released) for invoking her constitutional right of silence — refusing to give grand jury testimony to aid the Trump regime’s attempted crucifixion of Julian Assange.

For the past …

Federal Court Hears Arguments on Funding for Trump’s Border Wall By Helen Christophi, March 12 2020

A conservative judge of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals signaled on Tuesday, March 10, that he will probably vote to let President Donald Trump use $3.6 billion in diverted military money to expand the border wall, even as construction

Syria Chemical Attack: Douma Whistleblowers Respond to OPCW’s Attempts to Discredit Them By Dave DeCamp, March 12 2020

Two whistleblowers that have been speaking out about a scandal within the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) have responded to the organization’s attempts to discredit them. The OPCW has been doing some serious damage control over its

In a Europe Closed Down by the Coronavirus the EU Opens its Doors to the US Army. Could the Defender become the Invader of Europe? By Manlio Dinucci, March 12 2020
The Ministers for Defence of the 27 countries of the EU met on 4 and 5 March in Zagreb, Croatia. The central theme of the meeting was not to seek a response to the Coronavirus crisis which is jamming up civil mobility, but how best to develop « military mobility ».
Covid-19 “Is a Significant Economic Threat” By UNCTAD, March 12 2020

The spread of the coronavirus is first and foremost a public health emergency, but it is also, a significant economic threat. The so-called “Covid-19” shock will cause a recession in some countries and depress global annual growth this year to

Two Other Pandemics: The Lemming and Apathy Viruses By Philip A Farruggio, March 11 2020

Of course, the worst pandemic of the 21st century is out and about us. Italy is now in a ‘lockdown’ state and throughout most of the world people are in a panic mode.

And why not? Viruses like this Corona

Golden Anniversaries for Flawed Treaties: The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) Turns Fifty By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, March 11 2020

In an era where agreements have been abandoned as “bad”, to use that favourite word of US President Donald Trump, the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons continues to feature on the books of diplomacy.  But age seems

COVID-19: Further Evidence that the Virus Originated in the US By Larry Romanoff, March 11 2020

It would be useful to read this prior article for background:

China’s Coronavirus: A Shocking Update. Did The Virus Originate in the US?

By Larry Romanoff, March 04, 2020

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As readers will recall from the earlier article (above),

Greece’s Migrant Crisis Has Further Exposed Turkish Fake News By Paul Antonopoulos, March 11 2020

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s attempt to intimidate the Syrian Army and force them to withdraw to the Sochi Agreement lines in Idlib utterly failed, resulting in the Turkish leader having to embarrassingly accept large swathes of liberated territory

Coronavirus Offerings and Job Losses: University Reliance on China Bites By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, March 11 2020

It was predicted, warned against and is happening. Universities fattened by the Chinese student market are now in a state of financial shock, cutting losses, trimming courses and doing what over managed institutions do best: remove working productive staff while

Video: Saudi-initiated All-out Oil War Could Lead to Collapse of Kingdom Itself By South Front, March 11 2020

Saudi Arabia launched an all-out oil war offering unprecedented discounts and flooding the market in an attempt to capture a larger share and defeat other oil producers. This “scorched earth” approach caused the biggest oil price fall since the war

Electromagnetic Radiation Due to Cellular, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Technologies: How Safe Are We? By Naren, Anubhav Elhence, and et al., March 11 2020

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The electromagnetic radiation (EMR) emitted out of wireless communication modules in various IoT devices (especially used for healthcare applications due to their close proximity to the body) have been identified by researchers as biologically hazardous to humans as well

70,000 Demand ‘Corporate Courts’ Kept Out of Post-Brexit Trade Deals By Global Justice Now, March 11 2020

As the UK trade minister Greg Hands visits the United States for trade talks (1), an alliance of civil society groups this morning delivered nearly 70,000 signatures to the Department for International Trade calling on the UK government to commit

How Turkey Lost a Battle of Wills, and Force, to Russia By Scott Ritter, March 11 2020

When the history of the Syrian conflict is written, the fighting that took place between the Syrian Army and its allies on the one side, and the Turkish military and Turkish-backed Syrian rebels on the other, from early February through

How Black Swans Are Shaping Planet Panic By Pepe Escobar, March 11 2020

Is the planet under the spell of a pair of black swans – a Wall Street meltdown, caused by an alleged oil war between Russia and the House of Saud, plus the uncontrolled spread of Covid-19 – leading to an

CoVid-19 – What the UK Government Is Really Covering Up By True Publica, March 11 2020

The UK government led by Boris Johnson and Dominic Cummings have taken a rather Laissez–faire attitude towards the coronavirus CoVid-19. They came under attack for not taking it seriously and not being visible. It wasn’t until March 3rd that suddenly

How the UK Press Is Misinforming the Public About Britain’s Role in the World By Mark Curtis, March 11 2020

Britain’s national press consistently portrays Britain as a supporter of noble objectives such as human rights and democracy. The extraordinary extent to which the public is being misinformed about the UK’s foreign and military policies is revealed in new statistical

US-Israel Predictably Behind Turkish Aggression in Syria By Tony Cartalucci, March 11 2020

Turkey’s ongoing fighting in northern Syria’s Idlib governorate was – from the beginning of recent escalations – clearly a continuation of Washington’s wider now 9 year-long proxy war against Damascus.

Whatever gains Turkey had made in terms of reducing its …

MAS Presents New Legal Resort to Enable Evo Morales’ Candidacy By Telesur, March 11 2020

The Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) presented a new legal recourse to qualify ex-president Evo Morales as a candidate for the first senatorship in Cochabamba, informed political secretary Froilan Fulguera on Tuesday.

In statements to Radio Fides, Fulguera said that the …

Biden Rejects Medicare for All By Stephen Lendman, March 11 2020

On major policy issues, Biden’s agenda resembles Trump’s with a party label difference — both unacceptable, demanding rejection.

Throughout his time in public office, Biden one-sidedly supported and continues supporting privileged interests at the expense of the public welfare —

Dirty System Triumph on Mini-Super Tuesday By Stephen Lendman, March 11 2020

Tuesday results in six states for Dems largely replicated Biden’s pre-scripted week ago Super Tuesday triumph over Sanders.

As the saying goes, there never was any doubt. The race to be Dem standard bearer in November against Trump appears all

30,000 U.S. Soldiers Sent into Europe Without Masks By Manlio Dinucci, March 11 2020

The United States has raised the coronavirus (COVID-19) alert for Italy to level 3 (“avoid nonessential travel”), bringing it to 4 (“do not travel”) for [the northern regions of] Lombardy and Veneto — the same as for China. American Airlines

Saudi’s Brave Women Pull Back the Curtain on Crown Prince MBS By Medea Benjamin and Ariel Gold, March 11 2020

This week, Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MBS), Saudi Arabia’s 34-year-old de facto ruler, was on a tear. He arrested members of his own royal family and initiated an oil price war with Russia that has sent the price

Team Trump Tried to Bully the ICC into Dropping War Crimes Probe but Failed By Prof. Marjorie Cohn, March 11 2020

After the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) found a reasonable basis to believe that U.S. military and CIA leaders committed war crimes and crimes against humanity in Afghanistan, Team Trump threatened to ban ICC judges and prosecutors

Did COVID-19 Originate In China? “We must move beyond the temptation to give nationality to diseases.” By Xinhua, March 11 2020

Italian experts have praised China’s anti-virus efforts while dismissing a U.S. Fox News television host’s calling for a “formal apology” from China for the coronavirus outbreak.

Last Monday, U.S. Fox News host Jesse Watters demanded China apologize for the virus …

Dems Rigging Things for Establishment Figure “Moderate Jo” Biden? By Stephen Lendman, March 10 2020

The myth of moderate Joe belies his hardline agenda throughout a near-half century of public life as US senator and vice president.

Along with most others on both sides of the aisle, his political record shows full support for endless …

IDF Knee-Capping Besieged Gazans. Hundreds of Palestinians Killed By Stephen Lendman, March 10 2020

Live fire by Israeli soldiers, police, and other security forces against defenseless Palestinians threatening no one is official Jewish state policy.

What was instituted on the pretext of preventing harm to Israelis is systematically and repeatedly breached by IDF and …

Israeli IDF Snipers Boast of Shooting ‘Ducks’ in Gaza’. Boasting About Their Hits. Unspoken Crimes against Humanity By Jonathan Ofir, March 10 2020

Two days ago (Friday) a piece came out in Haaretz by Ido Glazer, featuring stories from five anonymous snipers who told how they gunned down unarmed protesters at the March of Return near the Gaza perimeter fence.

These accounts are …

Global Research: Pull-No-Punches Reporting on Global Power Relations By The Global Research Team, March 10 2020

“Global Research provides penetrating analysis of world events. The articles published by this invaluable website pull no punches in reporting on global power relations.”

 Marjorie Cohn, Professor Emerita, Thomas Jefferson School of Law

“Global Research is one of
The Adverse Effects of Genetically Modified Maize. Call for Retraction of EU-funded G-TwYST Study By Claire Robinson, March 10 2020

Prof Gilles-Eric Séralini of the University of Caen has published a peer-reviewed paper criticising the EU-funded 2-year feeding study on GM maize that claimed to show no adverse effects from the GM diet.

The EU-funded study was published in 2019 …

Russia’s Rejection of OPEC+ Was the Result of Cold Geostrategic Calculations By Andrew Korybko, March 10 2020

Russia rejected its OPEC+ partners’ request late last week to further curtail its oil production next month because it understood that doing so would make its American shale rivals more competitive, which would in turn empower the US to continue

COVID-19 Marketing in the USA: Misinformation, Incompetence and Buffoonery By Larry Romanoff, March 10 2020

The content of this article will make little sense to you. The purpose in your reading it is to appreciate how little sense it makes.

The WHO described worldwide virus cases passing the 100,000-mark as a “somber moment”.

The AFP …

Saudi Arabia’s Oil Price War Could Very Easily Backfire By Andrew Korybko, March 10 2020

Russia’s rejection of its OPEC+ partners’ request to further reduce oil production in response to slumping demand prompted Saudi Arabia to unwisely initiate an oil price war over the weekend as revenge, one which the Gulf country is ill-equipped to

EU Condemns Netanyahu Promise to Build Settlement Homes in West Bank’s E1 Area By Muhamed Munir Abu Nahl, March 10 2020

Israel faced harsh international criticism on Friday 28 Feb, 2020 after it advanced plans for the construction of 3,500 housing units in the contentious E1 area, located adjacent to and northeast of East Jerusalem and to the west of Al-Eizariya