Selected Articles: Independence Day Hypocrisy, Not Democracy
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Global Research, July 04, 2016

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Independence Day Hypocrisy, Not Democracy

By Stephen Lendman, July 04 2016

On July 4, 1776, America gained independence from Britain. Everything changed but stayed the same under new management – the way the framers planned it. Today we’d call them a Wall Street crowd – a deplorable bunch, including bankers, merchants, planters, ship owners, lawyers, politicians, judges, slave owners and traders, speculators, smugglers, privateers, and other type wheeler-dealers.


The Orlando Shootings: Police SWAT Team Involved in the Killings?

By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, July 02 2016

“Officers may have shot Orlando Club patrons” “the possibility that some victims may have been killed by officers trying to save them.” … [A]uthorities are investigating whether some of those killed were hit by friendly fire”

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The International Criminal Court (ICC) Will Not Prosecute Tony Blair, Others Are Planning To

By Felicity Arbuthnot, July 03 2016

“But then, once in a lifetime the longed for tidal wave of justice can rise up,and hope and history rhyme. Believe that a further shore is reachable from here. Believe in miracles.” (Seamus Heaney, 1939-2013, “The Cure at Troy.”)


Canada’s Foreign Policy: “Copy and Paste” of Washington’s War Crimes Agenda

BMark Taliano, July 04 2016

Canada’s warmongering Defence Minister, Harjit Sajjan, recently announced an increased Canadian presence in NATO, predicated on the narrative that Russia “annexed the Crimean Peninsula in Ukraine and backed pro-Russian separatist forces in that country’s eastern region.”


July 1, 1916, The Battle of the Somme: General Haig’s Murderous “Great Push Forward”

By Dr. Jacques R. Pauwels, July 02 2016

100 years ago, General Douglas Haig, commander-in-chief of the British Army fighting on the continent during World War I, launched a major offensive in a part of northern France that is known as the Département de la Somme.


Karl Marx on Financial Bubbles: Much Keener Insights than Contemporary Economists

By Prof. Ismael Hossein-Zadeh, July 02 2016

While paying homage to Marx for his profound understanding of “the laws of motion of the capitalist mode of production,” most contemporary economists argue that, nonetheless, his economic analysis cannot be of much service when it comes to the study of modern banking and big finance, since these are relatively recent, post-Marx developments.

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