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Forget Blairite Propaganda. Sierra Leone was not Blair’s “Good War”.

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. [embedded content] This was my speech to the World Beyond War conference at American University, Washington DC on 24 September.

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Police Killings Won’t Stop

By Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Chris Hedges, formerly of the New York Times. Truth Dig (republished with permission of the author.) By Chris Hedges   In this Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 file photo, protesters block I-277 during a third night of … Continue reading

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26 Incredible Facts About The Economy That Every American Should Know For The Trump-Clinton Debate

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. Are you ready for the most anticipated presidential debate in decades?  It is being projected that Monday’s debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton could potentially break the all-time record of 80 million … Continue reading

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Trump: Titan of Corporate Tax Cuts

By David Haggith, the Great Recession Blog. Trump’s corporate tax cut is supply-side stimulus I could agree with if done right, even though it primarily helps the rich. Trump wants to cut the top corporate tax rate from its current 35% to 15% … Continue reading

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Deir Ezzor Attack Enables The “Salafist Principality” As Foreseen In The 2012 DIA Analysis

By Moon of Alabama. Originally posted at Moon of Alabama under Deir Ezzor Attack Enables The “Salafist Principality” As Foreseen In The 2012 DIA Analysis. Two recent attacks against the Syrian Arab Army in east-Syria point to a U.S. plan … Continue reading

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What Is Going On In Charlotte Is Far More Important Than Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie’s Divorce

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. While one of America’s largest cities is being ripped in two, most Americans appear to be far more interested in the drama surrounding Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s divorce.  As Charlotte braces for … Continue reading

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Top Bank Fraud Expert: ALL of the Big Banks’ Profits Come from FRAUD

The country’s top white collar crime expert, William Black – who put over 1,000 top S&L executives in jail for fraud, and is a  professor of law and economics at the University of Missouri – confirmed recently what the alternative … Continue reading

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British Parliament Confirms Libya War Was Based On Lies … Turned Nation Into a “Shit Show” … Spread Terrorism

Anthony Freda: www.AnthonyFreda.com. Parliamentary Report Confirms What the Alternative Media Has Been Saying for Years The UK Parliament just confirmed what the alternative media has been saying for years. Specifically, a new report from the bipartisan House of Commons Foreign … Continue reading

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Living In A Van Down By The River – Time To Face The True State Of The Middle Class In America

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. Do you remember the old Saturday Night Live sketches in which comedian Chris Farley portrayed a motivational speaker that lived in a van down by the river?  Unfortunately, this is becoming a reality … Continue reading

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Trump Tax Plan Turns the Donald into Trickle-Down King

By David Haggith, the Great Recession Blog. If George Bush Senior thought Reaganomics was “voodoo economics,” he’d think the Trump tax plan was its kachina doll, and if GB Minor had been smoking weed while popping magic mushrooms when he made his … Continue reading

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Creepy Clown Sightings Sweep The Nation As The Threats Of Violence Become Even More Chilling

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. All over America sick and twisted people are dressing up like creepy clowns in order to frighten the living daylights out of others.  This trend started back in August, and since then social … Continue reading

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Celebrating the One Percent: Is Inequality Really Good for the Economy?

By Michael Hudson, Michael-Hudson.com.   Hudson is Distinguished Research Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, who has advised the U.S., Canadian, Mexican and Latvian governments as well as the United Nations Institute for Training and Research. He … Continue reading

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U.S. Allies ‘Volunteer’ To Share (Implausible) Blame For Deir Ezzor Attack

By Moon of Alabama. Originally published at http://www.moonofalabama.org/2016/09/us-allies-volunteer-to-share-blame-for-deir-ezzor-attack.html. The U.S. is trying to distribute the blame for its air support of ISIS against the Syrian Arab Army in Deir Ezzor. The facts, not put into doubt by any U.S. statement, … Continue reading

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The Bank For International Settlements Warns That A Major Debt Meltdown In China Is Imminent

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. The pinnacle of the global financial system is warning that conditions are right for a “full-blown banking crisis” in China.  Since the last financial crisis, there has been a credit boom in China … Continue reading

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Peak Kinnock

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. Neil Kinnock appeared on both Dispatches and Panorama this evening bemoaning the presence of socialists in the Labour Party. Neither programme succeeded … Continue reading

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Sorry, the Boundary Commission is not Gerrymandering

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. There is no point in declaring yourself of independent mind if you proceed to try to ingratiate yourself with any particular group … Continue reading

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The Courtiers and the Tyrants

By Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Chris Hedges, formerly of the New York Times. Truth Dig (republished with permission of the author.) By Chris Hedges   President Barack Obama is joined by Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton after speaking to delegates during … Continue reading

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Arch That Was A Gateway To The Temple Of Baal Is Going Up In New York’s City Hall Park On Monday

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. If you tried to put up a large cross in a public park in New York City there would be lawsuits flying all over the place, but apparently an ancient pagan arch that … Continue reading

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Trump: Trojan Horse for the Establishment?

By David Haggith, the Great Recession Blog. I crave the opportunity to see an antiestablishment candidate win the election. I would exult in seeing our corrupt establishment shattered. So, while I do not like Trump the man (as it would appear he … Continue reading

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The Barrel Bomb Conundrum

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. Virtually every mainstream media article or broadcast on the United States aerial massacre of Syrian government troops, manages to work in a … Continue reading

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Britain Cannot Withstand Martian Death-Ray

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. The broadcast news bulletins are all leading with the claim of some old General that Britain could not resist an attack by … Continue reading

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Getting Fooled on Iraq, Libya, Now Russia

By Robert Parry. Originally published at Parry’s Consortium News (republished with permission). A British parliamentary inquiry into the Libyan fiasco has reported what should have been apparent from the start in 2011 – and was to some of us – … Continue reading

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Creepy Clowns Are Terrorizing Children, Parents And Schools All Over America

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. An epidemic of creepy clown sightings is sweeping America, and authorities don’t know who or what is behind it.  In some instances, clowns with horrific expressions painted on their faces have been spotted … Continue reading

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US Media Ignores CIA Cover-up on Torture

A group of U.S. intelligence veterans chastises the mainstream U.S. media for virtually ignoring a British newspaper’s account of the gripping inside story on how the CIA tried to block the U.S. Senate’s torture investigation. MEMORANDUM FOR: Sen. Dianne Feinstein, Vice … Continue reading

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The Sad End of British Liberalism

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. Tim Farron’s paean of praise for Tony Blair yesterday marks the disgraceful end of the political embodiment of a great tradition of … Continue reading

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10 Things That Every American Should Know About Donald Trump’s Plan To Save The U.S. Economy

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. Can Donald Trump turn the U.S. economy around?  This week Trump unveiled details of his new economic plan, and the mainstream media is having a field day criticizing it.  But the truth is … Continue reading

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Mr Murray Goes to Washington

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. After a 16,000 person petition to the State Department and letter writing and lobbying including by Jeremy Corbyn, Roger Waters and Daniel … Continue reading

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London Calling

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. London Calling, Alan Knight’s superb documentary on BBC bias during the Independence Referendum, had its first showing to a group in Lanark … Continue reading

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Americans’ Trust In Mass Media Plunges To Record Low

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, In yesterday’s post, The Death of Mainstream Media, I noted: At the end of the day, I have concluded that my focus on Hillary as of late (vs. Trump) has as much to … Continue reading

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More Jobs Shipped Out Of The Country: Ford Moves All Small Car Production To Mexico

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. What is going to happen when America finally doesn’t have any manufacturing jobs left at all?  On Wednesday, we learned that Ford Motor Company is shifting all small car production to Mexico.  Of … Continue reading

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Desperately Poor Teens In America’s Impoverished Inner Cities Are Trading Sex For Food

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. When people get hungry enough, they will do just about anything for some food.  According to brand new research that was just released this week from Feeding America and the Urban Institute, there … Continue reading

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Obama Is Blocking The Path To Justice For 9/11 Victims’ Families

By Kristen Breitweiser, one of the four 9/11 widows – known as the “Jersey Girls” – instrumental in forcing the government to form the 9/11 Commission to investigate the 2001 attacks. Follow Kristen Breitweiser on Twitter: www.twitter.com/kdbreitweiser. Back in ‘08, … Continue reading

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False Flag Terror “Has Succeeded Consistently Against Audiences Around The World, For Millennia, To Compel War”

Painting by Anthony Freda Presidents, Prime Ministers, Congressmen, Generals, Spooks, Soldiers and Police ADMIT to False Flag Terror In the following instances, officials in the government which carried out the attack (or seriously proposed an attack) admit to it, either … Continue reading

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Clinton Collapse: Is Hillary Clinton Going To Drop Out Of The Race For The White House?

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. What was once unthinkable has now become a very real possibility.  We have all seen the video which shows Hillary Clinton fainting and collapsing into the arms of Secret Service agents as she … Continue reading

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Fooled Again

By Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Chris Hedges, formerly of the New York Times. Truth Dig (republished with permission of the author.) By Chris Hedges   Michael Pissos of Fairview Park, Ohio, wears a Hillary Clinton shirt at a rally in Cleveland … Continue reading

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Chair of University Engineering Department: Fire Did NOT Cause Collapse of Third Building on 9/11

Today, the Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, a PhD in structural engineering and one of the nation’s top experts in the cause of building collapses (Leroy Hulsey) publicly announced that … Continue reading

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Tent Cities Full Of Homeless People Are Booming In Cities All Over America As Poverty Spikes

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. Just like during the last economic crisis, homeless encampments are popping up all over the nation as poverty grows at a very alarming rate.  According to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, … Continue reading

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The Black Stones, and Other Ghosts of Beeston Regis

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. Tens of thousands of people follow this blog, direct and through facebook and twitter. I believe they mostly do so because of … Continue reading

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Video: Clinton Has Seizure-Like Medical Episode

Hillary Clinton 9/11 NYC pic.twitter.com/q9YnsjTxss — Zdenek Gazda (@zgazda66) September 11, 2016 This occurred today in New York City.  The Clinton campaign attributed the candidate’s episode to “overheating”, but it’s not that warm a day in Manhattan (the Washington Post … Continue reading

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9/11 & 28 Pages of Treason

By Joe Giambrone, Political Film Blog. One of numerous missing links: Osama Bassnan You probably didn’t hear from your corporate media that those 28 pages concerning Saudi state support to the September 11th suicide-hijackers have been released to the public. Or … Continue reading

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BBC Quietly Owns Up to Blatant Propaganda Lies

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. Eighteen months after a massive propaganda campaign based on outright lies, the BBC quietly sneaked out an admission on its website tucked … Continue reading

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A Grammar Lesson of Experience

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. Speaking to a meeting organised by Edinburgh West SNP last week, people were surprised when I told them my grandparents lived for … Continue reading

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UN Team Heard Claims of ‘Staged’ Chemical Attacks

By Robert Parry. Originally published at Parry’s Consortium News (republished with permission). United Nations investigators encountered evidence that alleged chemical weapons attacks by the Syrian military were staged by jihadist rebels and their supporters, but still decided to blame the government … Continue reading

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The War Economy: CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Warns About Job Loss If US Stops Arming Saudi Arabia

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg, Ladies and gentlemen, it appears the long anticipated moment of peak mainstream media stupidity may have finally arrived. This is what passes for journalism in America today. The Intercept reports: Sen. Rand Paul’s … Continue reading

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9/11 Anniversary: Government Hid and Destroyed 9/11 Evidence

Presumption of a Cover-Up … Judges and lawyers know that – if someone intentionally destroys evidence – he’s probably trying to hide his crime. American law has long recognized that destruction of evidence raises a presumption of guilt for the … Continue reading

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Major Problems Announced At One Of The Largest Too Big To Fail Banks In The United States

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. Do you remember when our politicians promised to do something about the “too big to fail” banks?  Well, they didn’t, and now the chickens are coming home to roost.  On Thursday, it was … Continue reading

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The Significance of Theresa May’s Disgraceful Quote

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. Theresa May’s disgraceful quoting with approval at Prime Minister’s Questions an anti-Corbyn twitter user has been grossly under-reported – and that under-reporting … Continue reading

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The Real News

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. [embedded content]

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Recovery Workers Reportedly Found the Black Boxes From the Planes That Hit the World Trade Center on 9/11, but Authorities Covered This Up

By Shoestring, Shoestring 9/11 Blog. The black boxes from the planes that crashed into the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, were found and retrieved in the weeks after the 9/11 attacks, a significant amount of evidence indicates. And … Continue reading

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The Percentage Of Working Age Men That Do Not Have A Job Is Similar To The Great Depression

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. Why are so many men in their prime working years unemployed?  The Obama administration would have us believe that unemployment is low in this country, but that is not true at all.  In … Continue reading

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