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Politics and World News

U.S. Now Overtly at War Against Russia

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced on February 2nd that he approves of U.S. ‘Defense’ Secretary Ash Carter’s proposal to quadruple U.S. armaments and troops in Europe, against ‘Russian aggression.’ Secretary Carter said earlier that same day, … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton Scored with Republican Donors

Eric Zuesse An analysis of Federal Election Commission records, by TIME, which was published on 23 October 2012, just before Obama’s re-election against Republican Mitt Romney, showed that the 2012 donors to Romney’s campaign were already donating more to Hillary Clinton’s 2016 … Continue reading

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US, Japan, Canada, Australia and 8 Other Countries Sign Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement

The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) would be horrible for Americans and the people of the world. But most politicians are thoroughly corrupt.  Neither the Democratic or Republican parties represent the interests of the American people. Both parties ignore the desires … Continue reading

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Putin Calls Out Obama on a Big Lie

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org “In 2009, US President Obama said that the missile defense only serves as protection from Iranian nuclear missiles. But now there is an international treaty with Iran that bans Tehran from developing a potential military nuclear project. … Continue reading

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Want Endless War? Love the U.S. Empire? Well, Hillary Clinton’s Your Choice

By Marjorie Cohn, professor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law and former president of the National Lawyers Guild. Hillary Clinton likes to extol her foreign policy credentials, particularly her experience as secretary of state. She attaches herself to Barack Obama’s … Continue reading

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False Flags Are Just a Conspiracy Theor … Admitted Fact

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 orally, in writing, or … Continue reading

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How Corruption Cripples America’s Military

Eric Zuesse America’s military budget is roughly 7.2 times that of Russia ($610 billion compared to $84.5 billion), but even Western news-accounts are saying that the weaponry produced in Russia is superior overall to the weaponry produced in the United … Continue reading

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Negative Rates Are Coming to America

We’ve repeatedly warned that the Federal Reserve government will impose negative interest rates,  just like other central banks are now doing. After all, former Fed chair Bernanke said last week that the Fed is likely to impose negative rates during … Continue reading

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You Won’t Believe What This US Ambassador Said About al-Qaeda’s Syrian Allies

By Daniel McAdams, Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity. Robert Ford was US Ambassador to Syria when the revolt against Syrian president Assad was launched. He not only was a chief architect of regime change in Syria, but actively … Continue reading

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Television, Football and Politics: Gaming Spectacles Designed to Keep the Police State in Power

By John Whitehead, constitutional and human rights attorney, and founder of the Rutherford Institute. Big Brother does not watch us, by his choice. We watch him, by ours. There is no need for wardens or gates or Ministries of Truth. … Continue reading

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Targeting Terrorists, Genocide Prevention, R2P, Humanitarian Intervention, Democracy Promotion, Right to Self-Defense

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Ralston Saul: Neo-Liberalism / Neo-Conservatism a Low-Level Form of God-Worship

Pulitzer-winning journalist Chris Hedges interviews John Ralston Saul, an ‘award-winning philosopher, novelist and essayist’ who is considered ‘Canada’s leading public intellectual’. Some points detailed in the discussion: -Neo-liberalism / neo-conservatism relate to neither ‘liberalism’ or ‘conservatism’.  They are an ideology … Continue reading

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Negative Interest Rates Show Desperation of Central Banks

Image: MarketWatch Japan has joined the EU, Denmark, Switzerland and Sweden in imposing negative interest rates. Indeed, more than a fifth of the world’s GDP is now covered by a central bank with negative interest rates. The Wall Street Journal … Continue reading

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An American Big Lie About ‘Terrorism’

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Micah Zenko is a blogger who posts on a main site of America’s foreign-policy establishment, the Council on Foreign Relations, and he posted there on January 6th, “How Many Bombs Did the United States … Continue reading

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The Populist Revolution: Bernie and Beyond

By Ellen Brown, EllenBrown.com The world is undergoing a populist revival. From the revolt against austerity led by the Syriza Party in Greece and the Podemos Party in Spain, to Jeremy Corbyn’s surprise victory as Labour leader in the UK, … Continue reading

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Major Study: Antidepressants Double Risk of Suicide and Aggression In Young People … Drug Companies Covered Up Stats

We’ve previously documented that the new generation of antidepressants increase suicides … and may be contributing to school shootings. The Telegraph reports this week that a major new study confirms that antidepressants can double the risk of suicide and aggression … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Earthquakes Shake Up Scientists, Rattle Politicians

By David Haggith, the Great Recession Blog Oklahoma earthquakes have shoved California out of first-place as the most seismically active state in the union. In fact, Oklahoma has become more seismically active than all lower forty-eight states combined. It is now one of … Continue reading

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NY Times in-depth article on US heroin epidemic gets the cause and the solution all wrong

By Meryl Nass, M.D.  Dr. Nass is  a board-certified internist and a biological warfare epidemiologist and expert in anthrax. Nass publishes Anthrax Vaccine. — On October 30, 2015 the NY Times published an in-depth article on the heroin epidemic, focused … Continue reading

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Americans Really, Really Hate The Government

Submitted by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, If there is one thing that Americans can agree on these days, it is the fact that most of us don’t like the government.  CBS News has just released an article … Continue reading

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Will Bernie Sanders Be the First Jewish President?

Bernie Sanders may be our next president. But did you know that he would be our first Jewish president? Huffington Post noted last year: You may not be aware of it, but Bernie Sanders is Jewish. Granted, Sanders is not … Continue reading

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