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Meta-Study On Genetically Modified Food: Virtually All Independent Scientists Are Concerned

Half of the Studies Find Cause For Concern … The Other Half Are Studies By the GMO Food Industry Itself Painting by Anthony Freda: www.AnthonyFreda.com Tufts University’s Director of the Research and Policy Program at the Global Development and Environment … Continue reading

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US Again Considering “Leave it to Bibi” Option on Bombing Iran?

While on the surface it may appear that Obama is trying to slow down US aggression towards Iran (the US has already been an accomplice in aggressively killing literally hundreds of thousands of people in Iran), only those who put … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Obama’s Foreign Policy

Eric Zuesse On February 22nd, NBC’s “Meet the Press” presented reporter Richard Engel in a terrific four-minute documentary on Barack Obama’s and Hillary Clinton’s catastrophic policy-results in Libya. (You can watch it by clicking on that link.) The segment concluded that … Continue reading

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The Entire Case for Sanctions Against Russia Is Pure Lies

Eric Zuesse U.S. President Barack Obama has stated many times his case against Russia — the reason for the economic sanctions. In his National Security Strategy 2015, he uses the term “aggression” 18 times, and 17 of them are referring specifically to only … Continue reading

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Ukraine Prepares for an Attack Against Russia

Eric Zuesse The post-coup leaders of Ukraine have routinely said that Ukraine should destroy Russia; and, now, starting on February 24th, they are placing into position the key prerequisite for doing so, which is the advanced Anti-Ballistic-Missile, or ABM, system, … Continue reading

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Washington’s Blog: The eBook

Eric Zuesse suggested that I write an eBook, rounding up our news stories and information in one place. That would be a big – but doable – project.  We would need to prioritize the effort, and would therefore likely make … Continue reading

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Propaganda Success: How the U.S. Gov’t. Has Reveled in the Success of Its Lying Propaganda

Submitted by Eric Zuesse First: There’s the reality of how the Malaysian MH17 airliner was shot down by the Ukrainian Air Force, as instructed by Barack Obama after he had failed to get the EU sanctions he wanted against Russia, and there … Continue reading

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What’s Behind Ukraine’s Secret Weapons Deal with UAE

Eric Zuesse U.S. President Barack Obama apparently is going ahead with his plan for NATO missiles to be placed in Ukraine aimed against Moscow, but found a way to do it that won’t violate the warnings by Russia’s President Vladimir … Continue reading

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Financial War: US Wants to Trigger Wave of Russian Bankruptcies

[translated by Eric Zuesse, from German Economic News:] http://deutsche-wirtschafts-nachrichten.de/2015/02/23/finanz-krieg-usa-wollen-pleite-welle-von-russischen-unternehmen-ausloesen/ Financial War: US wants to trigger wave of Russian bankruptcies German Economic News  |  Published: 02/23/15 12:55 clock  |  42 Comments The US government insists on a tightening of sanctions against Russia, and demands that the EU follow … Continue reading

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Europeans Want TTIP Trade-Deal, Though Obama Blocks Making Its Terms Public

Eric Zuesse TTIP is a secretly negotiated trade deal between the U.S. and the EU, and all indications are that it will replace each nation’s drug-safety, product-safety, food-safety, environmental, and worker-protection, regulations and laws, placing them into the hands of … Continue reading

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Obama’s War-Policies Show a Pattern

On the First Anniversary of Ukraine’s Maidan Coup: Obama’s War-Policies Show a Pattern [Editor’s Note: Documentation on each of the key points in this news report and analysis can be seen by merely clicking on the link where the given … Continue reading

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Geoengineering Is Being Pushed By Politicians and Scientists … But It May Do MORE HARM THAN GOOD

Scientists Suggested Melting the Arctic Ice Cap to Stop a New Ice Age Proposals to use geoengineering to fight global warming are in the news.   Indeed, humans have been intentionally modifying weather for climate control for decades.  But geoengineering has … Continue reading

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CIA Looking Into Weather Modification As A Form of Warfare

The U.S. – and Presumably Russia – Have Researched Weather Modification As Warfare For Many Decades This week, a top American climate researcher – Professor Alan Robock from Rutgers – says that the CIA is looking into weather modification as … Continue reading

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Evidence About the Connection Between the Ukrainian Coup and Crimea’s Breakaway

Eric Zuesse Little attention is generally paid to the connection between the February 2014 coup in Ukraine, and Crimea’s breakaway from Ukraine. The testimony that will here be cited helps fill this in. An attorney in the federal prosecutor’s office … Continue reading

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Putin Wins, Obama Loses, in Draft Plan for Ukraine

Eric Zuesse The only way that U.S. President Barack Obama can win in Ukraine now is by negotiating subsequent details to become deal-breakers to the February 12th draft agreement, such that for Russian President Vladimir Putin not to accept Obama’s … Continue reading

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Obama’s New National Security Strategy Is Rabidly Anti-Russian

Eric Zuesse U.S. President Barack Obama’s just-issued National Security Strategy 2015 uses the term “aggression” precisely 18 times, all but one of which are either explicitly, or else possibly, referring to Russia, as allegedly doing the alleged “aggression” — never the U.S., … Continue reading

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Al Qaeda’s Bookkeeper Spills the Beans

Eric Zuesse Zacarias Moussaoui was the bookkeeper for Al Qaeda, but the U.S. intelligence services have been keeping this fact secret as much as they can, because what he knows about the crucial financial backers of Al Qaeda can be … Continue reading

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NY Times Changes Tune on Oil Price Drop Motive

Those relying on the notoriously servile NY Times are now learning, several weeks late, that the recent drop in oil prices is likely politically motivated. Mike Whitney reports (“The Fallujah Option for East Ukraine”): Until this week, the mainstream media … Continue reading

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Is Tolerance of Dishonesty the Fundamental Problem in Our Culture?

Eric Zuesse NBC-TV’s star news-anchor Brian Williams got caught repeatedly lying and fabricating his fake-‘courageous’ personal involvement in news stories that he had ‘reported.’ At LinkedIn, Rob Wyse headlined recently, “Brian Williams Essentially Lied on His Resume, Or Exaggerated The Truth,” and he noted there: “Whether … Continue reading

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New Video Evidence of America’s Coup in Ukraine — and What It Means

Eric Zuesse New video evidence has been added to the already-conclusive video evidence which shows that the U.S. Government was the controlling power behind the extremely violent  and illegal 18-27 February 2014 Ukrainian coup, which overthrew the democratically elected and never legally removed-from-power Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. This … Continue reading

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USA: Republicans Want to Force Arms to Kiev

http://deutsche-wirtschafts-nachrichten.de/2015/02/06/usa-republikaner-wollen-waffenlieferungen-an-kiew-durchsetzen/ “USA: Republicans want to force arms to Kiev” German Economic News  |  Published: 02/06/15 15:49 clock [Translation by Eric Zuesse, 6 Feb. 2015) If Merkel and Hollande fail in Moscow, the Americans want to supply Ukraine with weapons, say … Continue reading

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Merkel Apparently Fears Devastating Defeat of the Ukrainian Army

http://deutsche-wirtschafts-nachrichten.de/2015/02/05/merkel-fuerchtet-offenbar-verheerende-niederlage-der-ukrainischen-armee/ “Merkel apparently fears devastating defeat of the Ukrainian army” German Economic News  |  Published: 02/06/15 00:02 clock  |  52 Comments (Translation by Eric Zuesse, 6 Feb. 2015) Angela Merkel seems to anticipate the economic and military collapse of Ukraine. … Continue reading

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What Steven F. Cohen & Other Liberals Get Wrong About Obama & Ukraine’s War

Eric Zuesse Liberals won’t acknowledge that they’ve “been had” by Barack Obama when they believed his liberal rhetoric; they won’t acknowledge it, even after Obama has proven by his actions that he is actually extremely conservative (a total agent of … Continue reading

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Brookings Wants More Villages Firebombed in Ukraine’s ‘Anti Terrorist Operation’

Eric Zuesse INTRODUCTION Washington’s prestigious bipartisan think tank, the Brookings Institution, has now issued a call for American taxpayers to finance more firebombings, clusterbombings, and other support to the ethnic cleansing, which has been going on since Ukraine’s coup — the ethnic cleansing that’s … Continue reading

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Ukraine: “We Target Civilians.” Separatists: “Their Targeting Maps Prove It.”

Eric Zuesse Unofficially, the Ukrainian Government acknowledges that its war against its Donbass region is an ethnic-cleansing operation. The pro-regime Ukrainian TV station Hromandske TV — which is funded by the U.S. Government, the Dutch Government, and George Soros (via his International Renaissance Foundation … Continue reading

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Ukrainian Government: “No Russian Troops Are Fighting Against Us”

Eric Zuesse Ukraine’s top general is contradicting allegations by the Obama Administration and by his own Ukrainian Government, by saying that no Russian troops are fighting against the Ukrainian Government’s forces in the formerly Ukrainian, but now separatist, area, where the Ukrainian civil war … Continue reading

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Ukraine’s Government Is Losing Its War. Here Is Why:

Eric Zuesse On January 27th, Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense headlined “Militants Continue to Suffer Losses,” and reported that four helicopters, and other weapons of the “militants,” were destroyed in battle, but no evidence was given to support the assertion. Just … Continue reading

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The REAL Terror Threat

Worse Than Islamic Radicals? While Islamic terrorists are scary, other threats are much more dangerous. For example, while the government has hyped the threat of terrorists causing a power outage, the numbers tell a different story: (Background.) Why isn’t Homeland … Continue reading

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Ukraine Stiffs China for Billions Owed

China paid Ukraine $3B two years ago for grain still not delivered, now demands refund. Another $3.6B that’s owed to China, will probably also default. Eric Zuesse Russia’s RIA Novosti News Agency reported, on January 17th, that China is demanding … Continue reading

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PBS-TV’s Frontline Misrepresents Russia’s Vladimir Putin

Eric Zuesse On January 13th, the Public Broadcasting System (PBS) telecast the FRONTLINE documentary, “Putin’s Way,” which purported to be a biography of Russia’s President, Vladimir Putin. The press release about this film states: “Drawing on firsthand accounts from exiled … Continue reading

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Ukraine’s Creditors Grab for the Biggest Pieces of Its Carcass

Eric Zuesse The lifelong Russia-enemy George Soros, and the Russian Government itself, are now openly fighting over which parts of the Ukrainian Government they’ll be getting in the bankruptcy proceeding that’s already unofficially starting. Here’s the necessary background, so that … Continue reading

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How Obama Lied About Obamacare

Eric Zuesse When U.S. Senator Barack Obama was campaigning for the Presidency in 2007 and 2008, he promised that on healthcare, his plan would be “making health insurance universal.” This means he was promising that 100% of Americans would have health-insurance, … Continue reading

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The Guardian Finally Starts to Report the Truth about Ukraine’s War

Eric Zuesse On January 7th, Britain’s Guardian, which used to be a fine newspaper but isn’t now, started what will necessarily be a long road back to reality, after nearly a year of their intermittent inattention and Western propaganda on … Continue reading

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Ukraine Says $450 Million Was Stolen from Its Military in 2014

President’s Aide Says Far Right Refuses to Obey the President Eric Zuesse Yury Biryukov, an aide to Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, said on January 6th that during the year 2014, up to $450 million was stolen from Ukraine’s military. This … Continue reading

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Tricks Western ‘News’ Media Use to Deceive about Ukraine’s War

Eric Zuesse Because of the ample video and other evidence that the Ukrainian Government is pursuing an ethnic-cleansing policy to get rid of the residents in the area of Ukraine that had voted 90% for the Democratically elected Ukrainian President … Continue reading

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Is Obama Desperate to Precipitate a Nuclear War?

Eric Zuesse Anyone who still believes Obama’s rhetoric and honesty would be wasting time to read the following analysis, which is only for people who have doubts about his honesty; and thus an open mind to the possibility of his … Continue reading

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Major News Stories from German Economic News

Eric Zuesse Summaries of reports on three strategically important news-events:   ——   German Minister: We do not want to see Russia crushed. Germany’s Federal Minister Sigmar Gabriel has a surprisingly strong opposition to new sanctions against Russia. A few … Continue reading

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Czech President Says ‘Only Poorly Informed People’ Don’t Know About Ukraine Coup

Eric Zuesse The Czech Republic’s President Milos Zeman said, in an interview, in the January 3rd edition of Prague’s daily newspaper Pravo, that Czechs who think of the overthrow of Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych, on 22 February 2014, as having … Continue reading

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How Bloomberg ‘News’ Lies

Eric Zuesse On December 31st, Josh Rogin of Bloomberg ‘News’ headlined “Inside Obama’s Secret Outreach to Russia,” and his opening sentence ‘reported’ on “the fact that Russian President Vladimir Putin has shown little interest in … halting his aggression in … Continue reading

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Ukrainian Soldier Explains Why He Enjoys Killing Russians

Eric Zuesse In an unusually lengthy video interview with a soldier of the Ukrainian Government, he states why he wants to kill as many residents in the (ethnically Russian) separatist area as possible. This soldier, named Nazar, was interviewed by … Continue reading

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Big Banks Conspire with Giant Oil Company to Manipulate Currency Markets

Banks and Energy Companies Rig Currency Markets It has long been known that currency markets are massively rigged. And see this, this, and this. But the banks not only shared confidential information with each other … they also shared it … Continue reading

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Obama Says He Is Improving the World

He asserts: “wherever we have been involved over the last several years, I think the outcome has been better because of American leadership.” Eric Zuesse U.S. President Barack Obama said in a December 30th Oval Office interview with Steve Inskeep … Continue reading

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Why America Annexed Texas and Loves Saudi Dictators

Joseph A. Fry notes in Dixie Looks Abroad: The South and U.S. Foreign Relations, 1789-1973 that the US annexed Texas from Mexico to make it a slave state and put a stop to “British abolitionist designs” (56).  As US officials … Continue reading

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Good News On Nuclear … For a Change

2 Pieces of Great News There are 2 pieces of very good news this week concerning nuclear power. Today, the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant was shut down. This is good news because Vermont Yankee was a very old reactor … Continue reading

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Ukraine’s War ‘is a prelude to World War III’ Says Former Ukrainian U.S. Ambassador

Eric Zuesse “This [U.S-Russian conflict that’s being carried out in Ukraine] is a prelude to World War III. A lot of people know this.” So says Yuri Shcherbak, who was Ukraine’s Ambassador in Washington during 1994-1998. Dr. Shcherbak was one … Continue reading

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Putin Decides to Donate 50,000 Tons of Russia’s Coal Daily to Ukraine for Heat

Eric Zuesse On Saturday, December 27th, Russian President Vladimir Putin decided that though Ukraine cannot now pay for coal and will soon go bankrupt, so that any ‘sale’ of coal to Ukraine will be a donation, Russia will nonetheless supply … Continue reading

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Ukraine’s Government Is Starving Residents of the Breakaway Region

Eric Zuesse Amnesty International has found that “the already desperate situation in eastern Ukraine is being made even worse by” so-called ‘volunteer’ or mercenary forces for the Ukrainian Government, which are blocking the supply of food to residents in that … Continue reading

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Yanukovych Proposes Solution to Ukraine’s Civil War; It Fits Obama’s Plan.

Commentary by Eric Zuesse The Ukrainian President whom U.S. President Obama overthrew in a violent coup this past February is now proposing that “people will be able to negotiate and Ukraine will once again be united.” The former Ukrainian President … Continue reading

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Bloomberg News Blames Putin for Russia’s Economic Problems

Eric Zuesse On December 17th, Bloomberg News bannered “Putin’s Secret Gamble on Reserves Backfires Into Currency Crisis” and reported that, “As President Putin exulted at the Winter Olympics in Sochi 10 months ago, aides assured him Russia was rich enough … Continue reading

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US Targeting Hundreds of Millions of Russian Civilians

ter·ror·ism  noun the use of violence and intimidation in the pursuit of political aims. White House officials are openly expressing happiness with their siege/war tactics that they say are throwing Russia into an economic collapse and are, as a scholar defending the siege … Continue reading

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U.S. Gov’t. Seeks Excuse to Nuclear-Attack Russia

Never Was a March on Washington More Needed Eric Zuesse The world is more nervous about the drift toward nuclear war between the U.S. and Russia than at any time since 1962’s Cuban Missile Crisis. When French President Francois Hollande … Continue reading

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Ukraine’s Two Big Gas Deals Are Now Both Dry

Eric Zuesse In June, Shell Oil halted its newly dug shale-gas wells at the Yuzivska gas field in southeastern Ukraine, and gave as the reason the civil war there, though only after Ukrainian Government troops had ousted the local residents … Continue reading

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U.S. Taxpayers Now Alone in Financing Ukraine’s Ethnic Cleansing Campaign

IMF Says Ukraine Fails to Meet Conditions of the April 30th 2014 $17 Billion Loan Eric Zuesse The IMF has concluded that it was too optimistic when loaning Ukraine $17 billion at the end of April, and that the Ukrainian … Continue reading

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War Drums Beat Louder & Faster Between U.S. & Russia

Eric Zuesse On Saturday, December 13th, Russian media reported that U.S. President Obama evidently can’t wait to sign the congressional authorization for war against Russia (which has already been passed in draft form by 98% of U.S. House members and … Continue reading

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U.S. Congress Now Virtually 100% All-In on Ukraine’s War Against Russia; Americans Are at Least 67% Opposed

Eric Zuesse Last night, December 11th, the U.S. Senate voted unanimously as the U.S. House had previously voted 98%: to join Ukraine’s war against Russia and against Ukraine’s own ethnic Russians in Ukraine’s southeastern districts, in order to eliminate those … Continue reading

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EU Demands Russia Bail Out EU & Ukraine

Eric Zuesse IMF says Ukraine will be bankrupt ‘within weeks’ and needs $15 billion more for war against eastern Ukraine; EU threatens Russia with more sanctions if Russia lets Ukraine go bankrupt; EU will lose billions on Ukraine if Russia … Continue reading

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Why Are U.S. ‘News’-Media Ignoring Important News?

Eric Zuesse On December 5th, it was “U.S. House Votes 98% to Donate U.S. Weapons to Ukraine; U.S. Public Is 67% Against. Is this Democracy?” On December 6th, it was “Ukraine Receives New Weapons.” On December 7th, it was “NATO … Continue reading

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NATO Prepositions Weapons in Poland for Attack on Russia

Eric Zuesse On July 24th, the Times of London did not headline as this news-report is headlined, but instead headlined much more obscurely, “Russia fears prompt Nato to look east for HQ.” Of course, people in the West tend not … Continue reading

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Ukraine Receives New Weapons

Eric Zuesse The Government of Ukraine held a ceremony on Saturday, December 6th, with the country’s President, Petro Poroshenko, reviewing newly donated weapons, from undisclosed donors. According to the official announcement, “The Armed Forces’ units received tanks Т-64BМ ‘Bulat’, tanks Т-64 … Continue reading

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U.S. House Votes 98% to Donate U.S. Weapons to Ukraine; U.S. Public Is 67% Against. Is This Democracy?

Eric Zuesse In a remarkable disjunction between voters and their elected (supposed) representatives in the U.S. House of Representatives, the members of the House voted on December 4th, by  411 “Yea” to 10 “Nay,” to donate U.S. weapons to the … Continue reading

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Just In: See How Your Representative Voted on Bill for Obama to Send Weapons to Ukraine

Eric Zuesse   It’s a bill authorizing Obama to supply weapons to the bankrupt Ukrainian Government to exterminate (and/or drive out into neighboring Russia) the people in the areas of Ukraine’s southeast that had voted 90% for the Ukrainian President, Viktor Yanukovych, whom Obama overthrew in … Continue reading

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Nazism Is Back

And It’s Winning in U.S., Europe, Israel, and Japan. The New, More-Sophisticated, CIA-Trained, Nazis. Here’s a Video-Tour through Today’s, CIA-Led, Nazism. This tour is through reality that violates and smashes practically every stereotype (which is probably why the CIA thinks … Continue reading

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The Biggest Scandal in America Is Its Controlled Press

Eric Zuesse How many Americans know that the current regime in Ukraine was installed in a very bloody February 2014 coup d’etat, that was planned in the U.S. White House, and overseen by an Assistant Secretary of State, Victoria Nuland, … Continue reading

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Obama Is 100% Opposed to Accountability. But the Problem Goes Even Deeper …

Eric Zuesse U.S. President Barack Obama has blocked accountability, everywhere he can. (1) Obama did it for the top officials who had caused illegal tortures to be used by the Government. (2) Obama did it also for the top officials … Continue reading

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Malaysia Becomes Angry About Exclusion from MH17 Investigation

Eric Zuesse Now nearly five months after the Malaysian Airlines MH17 passenger plane got shot down in Ukraine (killing all 298 onboard), Malaysians are going public with their anger about having been excluded from the investigation-team that is to write … Continue reading

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France’s President Rejects U.S. President’s Demand for Global Oligarchy

Eric Zuesse The Government of French President Francois Hollande has said no to the demand by the Government of American President Barack Obama that panels of international corporations be granted the power to override national laws and determine individual countries’ … Continue reading

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Some of the Latest News on Ukraine, from Deutsche Wirtschaft Nachrichten

Eric Zuesse Here are summaries of recent news-reports about Ukraine, in the German Economic News, or Deutsche Wirtschaft Nachrichten: —— NATO Gives Russia No Guarantee that Ukraine’s Membership-Application Will Be Rejected German Economic News  |  Published: 11/19/14 23:35 clock |  … Continue reading

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Highlights of the Wonderful Criminal Background of CIA

from the online files of Ronald Thomas West As selected by Eric Zuesse — http://www.scribd.com/doc/247754309/Binyam-Mohmed-Documents Documents (information) developed in the CIA rendition case of Binyam Mohamed Her Majesty’s Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) SIS Message Containing Guidance 11 January 2002 Agency policy … Continue reading

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U.S. & ‘International Banks’ Finance Ukraine’s Civil War

Eric Zuesse On November 26th, Ukraine’s Prime Minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, said, “Our cabinet has resumed the program of activity and cooperation with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and other banks. Today international … Continue reading

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Follow The Sand To The Real Fracking Boom

When it takes up to four million pounds of sand to frack a single well, it’s no wonder that demand is outpacing supply and frack sand producers are becoming the biggest behind-the-scenes beneficiaries of the American oil and gas boom. … Continue reading

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France Will Renege on Russian Contract, Says Pres. Francois Hollande

Eric Zuesse On November 25th, French President Francois Hollande announced that France, which has already missed two deadlines to deliver to Russia two completed Mistral helicopter-carriers to Russia, won’t deliver either ship until Washington has no further complaints about Russia’s … Continue reading

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3 Billion Gallons of Highly-Toxic Fracking Waste Dumped Into California Drinking Water Supply

California Has Been Fracked We’ve warned for years that fracking pollutes our scarce drinking water. As the Emmy-winning documentary Gasland demonstrates,  fracking is polluting water all over the country. A study published in the journal Ground Water predicts that the … Continue reading

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Why Do We Allow Ukraine’s Government to Write the Official Report on The Downing of MH17?

Eric Zuesse There are only two suspects in the shoot-down of the MH17 Malaysian airliner over Ukraine on July 17th: the separatist rebels, whom the Ukrainian Government charge had shot it down mistaking it for one of the Ukrainian Air … Continue reading

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Crops Are Drenched with Roundup Pesticide Right Before Harvest

Roundup Is Dumped On Crops Right BEFORE Harvest … to Save a Buck Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide (technically known as “glyphosate”) has been linked to many diseases. However, farmers appear to be dumping it on crops right before harvest. Specifically, Monsanto International … Continue reading

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Obama’s TTIP Trade Deal w. Europe Would Be Disastrous for Europe, Says the First Independent Study

Eric Zuesse On November 14th, German Economic News (which this writer has found to be the world’s most honest, non-propagandistic, newspaper) published two articles about, and they also posted to the Internet, the first independent study of the likely impacts … Continue reading

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Why Is Europe Staying with the Leading Fascist Power, That’s Now Turned Nazi?

Eric Zuesse The United States is a gung-ho supporter of a genocide that it created. (Click on those links, for the verification of these shocking facts — shocking only because they’re covered up by our ‘press.’) Why does Europe tolerate … Continue reading

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The View that Putin’s Advisor Has on Obama’s Ukrainian War

Eric Zuesse U.S. President Barack Obama’s operation (click on this for the documentation) to exterminate pro-Russian voters in Ukraine, was discussed back in July by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s chief foreign affairs advisor, Sergei Glazyev, in an interview by Alyona … Continue reading

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Media Blackout as U.S. Sponsors Genocide in Southeastern Ukraine

Eric Zuesse Here’s a typical example of what’s being blacked-out: This is a photo of a Ukrainian soldier guiding a truck-full of prisoners toward a ditch, to which the prisoners are then dragged one-by-one, and thrown in, and shot — … Continue reading

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How Our People Do Their Extermination-Jobs in Ukraine

Eric Zuesse Below is a video of “our side” in the Ukrainian civil war carrying out part of the Ukrainian Defense Minister, Mikhail Koval’s, extermination plan, which was injudiciously described by him right after a press conference. On June 11th, … Continue reading

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Nazi NATO, but No War Crimes Tribunal? Why?

Eric Zuesse The above is from a video discussed below, about what “our people” are doing to “their people.” A friend who lives in Ukraine sent me this message a few hours ago: I got a call from Donestsk the … Continue reading

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Western News-Suppression about the Downing of MH-17 Malaysian Jet

Eric Zuesse The cause of the shooting-down of the Malaysian passenger plane MH-17 on July 17th (while that plane was flying over the conflict-zone during Ukraine’s civil war) is becoming clearer and clearer, despite the rigorous continuing attempts by Western … Continue reading

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My Predictions Are Unfortunately Coming True

Eric Zuesse For several months now, I have predicted that if no House Democrat would introduce a bill of impeachment against President Barack Obama (for whom I voted, incidentally), then Republicans on November 4th would elect not just one but … Continue reading

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California Could Suffer a Fukushima-Style Meltdown

U.S. Ignoring Earthquake Risks to Nuclear Plants Scientists warned that an earthquake could take out Fukushima. The Japanese ignored the warning. (The Fukushima reactors were damaged by the earthquake before the tsunami hit, because the design of the reactors was … Continue reading

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Ukraine’s Stunning Election-Results

Eric Zuesse If the new Ukrainian parliament fails to deliver an intensification of the ethnic-cleansing that is going on against the nation’s ethnic-Russian southeast, Ukrainians in the northeast will be sorely disappointed. Even before the February coup and the breakaway … Continue reading

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Slavery Is Now Being Put into Practice by the Ukrainian Government

Results from Ukraine’s New Law for Government-Imposed Slavery (And How Western ‘News’ Media Have Hidden All of This from You) Eric Zuesse On September 26th, I headlined “Ukraine Government Officially Introduces Slavery, with Vague Terms,” and I wondered when and … Continue reading

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War Resumes in Ukraine

Ukraine’s President Says All Ukrainians Who Reject His Government Should Die Ukraine Violates Ceasefire Agreement w. Russia and OSCE, Re-Invades Its East Eric Zuesse On October 30th, the Novorossian press agency announced that on the prior day, Ukrainian troops had … Continue reading

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What’s Behind Lower Gas-Prices and the Bombings of Syria and of Southeastern Ukraine

  Obama Represents U.S. & Arabic Aristocracies, Against Those of Russia & Iran. Eric Zuesse   INTRODUCTION: Why is the Ukrainian Government, which the U.S. supports, bombing the pro-Russian residents who live in Ukraine’s own southeast? Why is the American … Continue reading

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Ukriane’s Civil War Is Restarting: a Good Site for Following It

Ukrainian Government is said to have air-dropped leaflets: “leave or die.” Introductory note by Eric Zuesse: Below is from a recent day’s report by the Belarusian (or “Byelorussian”) management-consulting firm Geopolitics, a site which often posts the most-penetrating daily reports … Continue reading

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The Rape of Democracy

Eric Zuesse On the one side are Republicans, who resent taxes and self-identify with rich people who say that government is basically a huge waste of money and only private business is efficient and productive. On the other side are … Continue reading

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List of the World’s Richest Countries; America’s Special Role in It

Eric Zuesse The world’s richest countries are the ones where the median wealth per person is the highest. This system ranks nations truly according to the most-representative person in each given nation — the person who is in the exact … Continue reading

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Pew Finds: Conservatives Get Their News from Fox; Liberals Get Theirs Everywhere

Eric Zuesse Pew headlined on October 21st, “Political Polarization & Media Habits,” and reported “Striking Differences Between Liberals and Conservatives,” such as that Fox News Channel dominates as the news-source among conservatives, but that no news-source dominates among liberals. 47% of “Consistent … Continue reading

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Germany’s Merkel Agrees with ‘Angry’ Slovak Leader that Ukraine Bums EU to Pay for Russian Gas

But Merkel says EU taxpayers will have to subsidize Ukraine. Eric Zuesse On October 21st, the German Economic News  headlined (as translated), “Merkel: EU Taxpayers Should Finance Debt of Ukraine,” and reported that, “Angela Merkel visited [Slovakia’s Prime Minister] Robert Fico … Continue reading

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Obama Misrepresents the Russian Economy

Eric Zuesse A report posted October 15th at Russia Insider (a Russian website), headlined “Russian Industry Expands Rapidly In September, Hammers Expectations: Fastest growth since 2012. Manufacturing up 3.6%. Food production shows double digit growth.” This contradicts many reports in U.S. media, … Continue reading

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Pervasive Lying in U.S. & UK ‘News’ Media

Why are these questions being asked on Russian TV, but not on U.S. TV? Eric Zuesse The lying is intentional, and it is systematic; but it is so on only the most important news-topics, the ones that affect the nation’s … Continue reading

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How America Changed from Being the World’s Leading Democratic Nation under FDR, to Being the World’s Leading Nazi Nation under Obama

Eric Zuesse America has changed fundamentally since — and away from — the values that President Franklin Delano Roosevelt represented both in his words, and in his actions (that’s to say, in his actual decisions, his choices, as the U.S. President). … Continue reading

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What Obama’s Ukrainian Stooges Did

Eric Zuesse Here are highlights from a one-hour-and-thirty-seven-minute video documenting the ethnic cleansing or attempted genocide against the residents in southeast Ukraine, the Ukrainian area that had voted overwhelmingly for the man whom Obama overthrew on February 22nd. If the voters in that region were … Continue reading

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Biden Speech Loaded w. Lies About Ukraine

The Ukrainian Portion of V.P. Biden’s Harvard Kennedy-School Address, Oct. 3rd Eric Zuesse [INTRODUCTORY NOTE: Almost everything that our Vice President said about Ukraine and Russia, in this speech he delivered at Harvard on October 3rd, is a lie or … Continue reading

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Gallup: Republicans Are Likely to Win Congress Next Month

Eric Zuesse On October 8th, Gallup issued three polls that present next month’s elections as a likely bloodbath for congressional Democrats. One  bannered “Voter Engagement Lower Than in 2010 and 2006 Midterms,” and reported that by a whopping 19%, Republicans felt more … Continue reading

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Leading German Journalist Admits CIA ‘Bribed’ Him and Other Leaders of the Western ‘Press’

Eric Zuesse Udo Ulfkotte, a former editor of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (which is one of Germany’s largest newspapers), has decided to go public about the corruption of himself and the rest of the Western ‘news’ media, because he finds that this corruption … Continue reading

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Gallup Poll Finds Business Majors Graduate to the Worst Careers

An Important Finding to Guide Students in Choosing Their Career-Paths Eric Zuesse In what many people might consider to be a shocking finding, the Gallup Poll reported, on Thursday, October 2nd, that America’s college and university graduates with “Business” degrees (including … Continue reading

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