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The Divisive Vote Over Brexit

By Steve Keen – economics professor and Head of the School of Economics, History and Politics at Kingston University in London – Debt Deflation blog. Andrew Watt has written a passionate critique of my support for Brexit (“Progressive economists should … Continue reading

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The REAL Story Behind the Balkans … Precursor to 9/11 and ISIS

By Michael Springmann, former diplomat in the U.S. State Department’s Foreign Service, with postings to Germany, India, Saudi Arabia, and the Bureau of Intelligence and Research in Washington, D.C. Springmann was the head of the U.S. consular official in Jeddah, … Continue reading

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I Will Vote Remain Because I Love My Mum

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. After voting tomorrow I shall fly down to take part in an alternative online referendum results programme from the Ecuadorian Embassy with … Continue reading

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It’s Not Just the UK – Widespread Support for EU Referendums Seen Across the Continent

Submitted by Michael Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Actions have consequences, and people can only be pushed so far before they snap. I believe the Paris terror attacks will be a major catalyst that will ultimately usher in nationalist type … Continue reading

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Not the Chilcot Report

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. Peter Oborne is everything Chilcot will not be: concise, honed, forensic and devastatingly logical. Oborne’s Not the Chilcot Report is the most … Continue reading

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Negative Interest Rates Aren’t Working Because They Haven’t Been Tried

By David Haggith, the Great Recession Blog. There is a lot of chatter about how central banks and their member banks have moved from lowering interest rates to negative interest rates and just as much talk about why it is accomplishing … Continue reading

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A Week in the Life of the American Police State

By John Whitehead, the Rutherford Institute. “Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse.”—Adlai Stevenson, 23rd Vice President of the United States If you’ve been caught up in the circus … Continue reading

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REDACTED: All The Kingdom’s Men

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. Over the weekend, … Continue reading

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If You Value Life, Wake Up!

Paul Craig Roberts served as Assistant Secretary of the US Treasury, Associate Editor for the Wall Street Journal, and Senior Research Fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution.  A former economics professor, Dr. Roberts is listed by Who’s Who in America as … Continue reading

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Con Vs. Con

By Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Chris Hedges, formerly of the New York Times. Truth Dig (republished with permission of the author.) Mary Altaffer / Julio Cortez / AP Photo During the presidential election cycle, liberals display their gutlessness. Liberal organizations, such … Continue reading

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Republican Operatives Launch All-Out Effort To Unbind The Delegates And Deny Trump The Nomination

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. If you think that Donald Trump already has the Republican nomination locked up, then you don’t understand what is going on behind the scenes.  It has long been my contention that the elite … Continue reading

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Why Janet Ain’t Yellin’ “Higher Interest” Anymore: Jobs Worse than Expected and Far Worse than Reported

By David Haggith, the Great Recession Blog. In the fall of 2015, I said the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates once in December and then would not be able to fly any higher after that. The stock market would … Continue reading

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Top NSA Officials’ Reaction To 9/11: “9/11 Is a Gift To The NSA. We’re Going To Get All Of The Money We Need, And Then Some” … “We’ll Milk This Cow For 15 Years”

What was the NSA’s reaction to 9/11 … the greatest intelligence failure in history? After all, overwhelming evidence shows that 9/11 was foreseeable. Indeed, Al Qaeda crashing planes into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon was itself foreseeable. Even … Continue reading

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“The Missing 28 Pages Raises Directly the Issue of U.S. Government Complicity In the 9/11/2001 Terrorist Attacks”

U.S. Government Connection With Saudi Terrorists By Dr. Francis Boyle, Professor of International Law at the University of Illinois, Champaign. Dr. Boyle wrote the Biological Weapons Anti-Terrorism Act of 1989, the American implementing legislation for the 1972 Biological Weapons Convention. … Continue reading

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Hate, Terror, and Collectivism Culminate in Orlando

By Dan Sanchez, DanSanchez.me. Was the Orlando attack terrorism, a hate crime, or both? The massacre in Orlando has the usual political narratives all jumbled up. It was gun violence against gays. Therefore, say Hillary Clinton supporters, it validates calls … Continue reading

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Only Muslims Are Terrorists. It Is Now Official

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. The “anti-semitism” witch-hunt that accused so many human rights advocates for supporting Palestine, has weirdly come to a dead halt when confronted … Continue reading

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There has to be a better way

By Steve Keen – economics professor and Head of the School of Economics, History and Politics at Kingston University in London – Debt Deflation blog. Note: This was published as my last column on Business Spectator on April 6th, but … Continue reading

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The 2016 Super Bloc Vote Part II Unleashing David vs the Russian Goliath

By George Eliason, an American journalist living in Ukraine. Voting blocs, smoting blocs, who gives a damn? I got bloc’d in traffic the other day! This is America and everybody has a “voting bloc!” What ya’ didn’t know they’re on sale at Walmart? Two … Continue reading

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The Stock Market Crash Of 2016: Stocks Have Already Crashed In 6 Of The World’s 8 Largest Economies

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. Over the past 12 months, stock market investors around the planet have lost trillions of dollars.  Since this time last June, stocks have crashed in 6 of the world’s 8 largest economies, and … Continue reading

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The Sad Death of Jo Cox, and What is Terrorism?

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. Obviously the human tragedy of the death of Jo Cox, a mother of young children, is rightly uppermost in our mind after … Continue reading

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How to Protect Americans from Terrorism While Protecting Our Privacy and the Rule of Law

Preface:   Bill Binney is the highest-level NSA whistleblower in history, the NSA executive who created the agency’s mass surveillance program for digital information, a 36-year NSA veteran widely regarded as a “legend” within the agency, who served as the senior … Continue reading

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Brexit: a Challenge to America’s Domination of Europe

A Unified Europe: Born In the USA While Brexit versus the continuation of the European Union is a hot news topic, few know the secret who and why of the EU’s creation. The lead financial writer at the Telegraph, Ambrose … Continue reading

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15 Facts About The Imploding U.S. Economy That The Mainstream Media Doesn’t Want You To See

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. You are about to see undeniable evidence that the U.S. economy has been slowing down for quite some time.  And it is vital that we focus on the facts, because all over the … Continue reading

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If the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security Interviewed Omar Mateen and They Knew About Him and Still Let Him Go, Then How Are We Supposed To Believe That Syrian Migrants Are Going To Be Vetted and Americans Will Be Safe?

We’ve previously noted that the risk of infiltration of refugee groups by terrorists is very real, so we need in-depth screening of refugees. In the wake of the Orlando shootings, openly-gay, pro-choice Fox News contributor Tammy Bruce makes a good … Continue reading

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The EU Wants to Impose a Tax for Sharing Links on the Internet

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, No wonder the people of Great Britain are itching to rid themselves of this miserable, idiotic union. TechDirt reports: We’ve written plenty of times about ridiculous European plans to create a so-called “snippet … Continue reading

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June 23, 2016: The Brexit Vote Could Change EVERYTHING And Plunge Europe Into Financial Chaos

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. On June 23rd, a vote will be held in the United Kingdom to determine if Britain will stay in the European Union or not.  This is most commonly known as the “Brexit” vote, … Continue reading

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MH-17 Probe Trusts Torture-Implicated Ukraine

By Robert Parry. Originally published at Parry’s Consortium News (republished with permission). The Ukrainian intelligence service that has been guiding the investigation of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 shoot-down of July 2014 recently blocked a United Nations inquiry into alleged … Continue reading

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Clement Freud, My Part in his Downfall

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. Commenters on this blog directly caused the exposure of Clement Freud in the ITV story. I published an anodyne obituary in 2009 … Continue reading

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Capitalism Will Collapse Because Elites ‘Allow Poor to Rot,’ Tariq Ali Tells Chris Hedges (Video)

By Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Chris Hedges, formerly of the New York Times. Truth Dig (republished with permission of the author.) “The elites who have run the United States and Western Europe have proven incapable of offering even the smallest palliatives … Continue reading

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Orlando Attack Reality Check: Next Time The Terrorists May Choose To Shoot Up A Church Or A School

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. Islamic terror can strike anywhere.  On Sunday, it was a gay nightclub in Orlando called Pulse, but next time it might be a church or a school.  In fact, it might be your … Continue reading

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U.S. Government: Torture Doesn’t Work

63% of Americans believe torture of suspected terrorists is “often” or “sometimes” justified to gather information. While they assume that beating the crap out of bad guys will get them to spill the beans – and prevent more terrorism – … Continue reading

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Immigration Economics: Illegal Aliens Are Our Bread and Butter

By David Haggith, the Great Recession Blog. Immigration Economics: Illegal Aliens Are Our Bread and Butter Have you ever wondered why politicians make some immigration illegal and then turn a blind eye to illegal immigration wherever it is happening … … Continue reading

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We Must Understand Corporate Power to Fight It

By Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Chris Hedges, formerly of the New York Times. Truth Dig (republished with permission of the author.) By Chris Hedges   Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is seen on June 7 on a television monitor addressing her … Continue reading

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Economists DESTROY the Myth that War Is Good for the Economy

Debunking the Stubborn Myth that War Is Good for the Economy About.com notes: One of the more enduring myths in Western society is that wars are somehow good for the economy. It is vital for policy-makers, economists and the public … Continue reading

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The Agenda is Set: Elect the War-Hawk for the Sake of “Progress”

By Kit, Off-Guardian.org. Hillary Clinton is the most qualified person to “rule the world”, if she can get around the “insane” US Constitution With the democratic nomination now officially all but certain (Sanders, quite obviously, never had a chance), the … Continue reading

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Bilderberg (Music)

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Must Watch Video – Google Caught Manipulating Search Results in Favor of Hillary Clinton

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, An under-the-radar startup funded by billionaire Eric Schmidt has become a major technology vendor for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, underscoring the bonds between Silicon Valley and Democratic politics. The Groundwork, according to … Continue reading

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My Metropolitan Police Evidence on Torture and Extraordinary Rendition

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. This is a transcript of the evidence I gave, at their request, to the Metropolitan Police. I published scans of the witness … Continue reading

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Inside The Secret Super Majority that Decide Election 2016 & War with Russia

By George Eliason, an American journalist living in Ukraine. How well the candidate from either party satisfies 7 questions from a particular group of people will determine who the President of the United States will be after this election. The … Continue reading

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George Soros Is Preparing For Economic Collapse – Does He Know Something That You Don’t?

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. Why is George Soros selling stocks, buying gold and making “a series of big, bearish investments”?  If things stay relatively stable like they are right now, these moves will likely cost George Soros … Continue reading

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Democrats Are Now the Aggressive War Party

By Robert Parry. Originally published at Parry’s Consortium News (republished with permission). The Democratic Party has moved from being what you might call a reluctant war party to an aggressive war party with its selection of Hillary Clinton as its … Continue reading

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Corrupt Crown Prosecution Service Bins Action on Extraordinary Rendition and Torture

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. Anybody who is in any way surprised at today’s announcement that nobody will be prosecuted for extraordinary rendition and torture, is in … Continue reading

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Time to Strike For Independence

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. If a second Independence referendum were called now, who would lead the official No campaign? A serious and important question. Not enough … Continue reading

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EBT Card Outage?: It Is 8 Days Into June And Many Americans Are STILL Waiting For Food Stamp Money

By Michael Snyder, the Economic Collapse Blog. Widespread reports continue to pour in from all over the nation of “glitches” with the food stamp system.  It is eight days into the month and large numbers of people still have not … Continue reading

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UK Illegally Harasses Russian Submarine Engaged in Lawful Passage of English Channel

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. Contrary to Article 44 of the UN Convention of the Law of the Sea, to which the UK and Russia are both … Continue reading

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Worst Economy In 5,000 Years?

Lowest Interest Rate In 5,000 Years According to Bank of England economist Andy Haldane, Bank of America Merrill Lynch economist Michael Hartnett and others, we’ve got the lowest interest rates in 5,000 years:   The inventor of quantitative easing – … Continue reading

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Listen to Leanne Mohamad. Listen to Everybody.

By Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and Rector (i.e. president) of the University of Dundee. Craigmurray.org.uk. Leanne is a schoolgirl who gave a talk about something she believed in for a school speaking competition. But she spoke outside … Continue reading

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Should Sanders Run As a Third Party Candidate?

The Democratic Party and media has rigged the election against Sanders. 51% of Americans know the primary process is rigged. More than half of Americans want a third party. 42% of Americans now think of themselves as independents … only … Continue reading

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Ali Is Dead, Fear is Alive & Free Speech Is Being Dealt a Knock-Out Punch

By John Whitehead, the Rutherford Institute. “What are the defenders of free speech to do? The sad fact is that this fundamental freedom is on its heels across America. Politicians of both parties want to use the power of government … Continue reading

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Journalistic Malpractice – How Hillary Clinton “Clinched” the Nomination on a Day Nobody Voted

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, I bet this poll had a lot to do with the decision to call democratic race for Hillary. They're scared. #VoteBernie pic.twitter.com/lSFP7ZG1T8 — Christie Sparrow (@sparrows1981) June 7, 2016 Last night, Associated … Continue reading

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