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The Head of the CDC Was Behind the Big Gulp Soda Ban In New York

“Hey Bloomberg, here’s a big gulp of…..FREEDOM” by Anthony Freda Bloomberg the Nanny, by William Banzai Libertarians were outraged by New York City Mayor Bloomberg’s “Big Gulp” ban (which a state court ultimately struck down). They slammed it as a … Continue reading

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CDC AUTHORIZED EBOLA AIRLINE FLIGHT

Staggering Negligence The Centers for Disease Control said that the second nurse to catch Ebola at the Dallas hospital shouldn’t have flown commercially. But as CBS News reports,  CDC itself authorized her flight in advance: In the case of Amber … Continue reading

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World Health Organization Forced to Admit that Ebola Might Be Spread to Healthcare Workers through Coughing and Sneezing

CDC and WHO Admit Frontline Healthcare Workers Might be Exposed Last week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control were forced to admit that Ebola could be spread through coughing or sneezing in a cramped healthcare setting. The World Health Organization … Continue reading

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Top U.S. Military Leaders are Worried About Ebola

In Contrast to Civilian Leaders, the Military Is Expressing Real Concern The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff – the American top military leader – told CNN today: “If you bring two doctors who happen to have that specialty … Continue reading

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Can We Admit That Economic Policy Has Failed Yet?

Government Economic Policy Has Been As Bad As Its Policy Towards ISIS or Ebola What’s causing the market to tank? Lets turn back the clock a couple of days, when the head of the International Monetary Fund said that there … Continue reading

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The Globalization of War

By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, who publishes Global Research. The world is at the crossroads of the most serious crisis in modern history. The U.S. and its NATO allies have embarked on a military adventure, “a long war”, which threatens the … Continue reading

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New Evidence Links CIA to APA’s “War on Terror” Ethics

By Dr. Roy Eidelson and Dr. Trudy Bond. “The position of the American Psychological Association is clear and unequivocal: For more than 25 years, the association has absolutely condemned any psychologist participation in torture.” – Statement by the APA, November … Continue reading

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12 Charts That Show The Permanent Damage That Has Been Done To The US Economy

By Michael Snyder. Most people that discuss the “economic collapse” focus on what is coming in the future.  And without a doubt, we are on the verge of some incredibly hard times.  But what often gets neglected is the immense … Continue reading

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Federal Reserve Bank Admits Again That It Is NOT a Federal Agency

No More Federal than Federal Express As we’ve reported for over 4 years, the Federal Reserve banks are private, not government agencies. Indeed, the government admitted 86 years ago that the Fed banks are private. And the Fed has repeatedly … 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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UK and Sweden Vote to Recognize Palestinian State

They Join 134 Nations Which Recognize Palestine Earlier this month, Sweden decided to recognize the Palestinian state. Today, the UK voted to recognize the Palestinian state.  The vote is symbolic, intended to encourage a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian crisis. … Continue reading

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Building an Ark: How to Protect Public Revenues From the Next Meltdown

By Ellen Brown. Concerns are growing that we are heading for another banking crisis, one that could be far worse than in 2008.  But this time, there will be no government bailouts. Instead, per the Dodd-Frank Act, bankrupt banks will … Continue reading

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The U.S. and UK Are Partly Responsible for the Rwanda Massacre

As the following BBC documentary shows, what really happened in Rwanda is much different from what we’ve been told: Rwanda’s Untold Story Documentary from RDI-Rwanda Rwiza on Vimeo.  Note: Global Research has been on this story for a long time.

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Doctors Nationwide Slam CDC Handling of Ebola

Infectious Disease Experts, Safety Experts, Doctors and Nurses All Say the CDC Has Been Messing Up the Ebola Response Healthcare experts throughout the U.S. are strongly criticizing the Centers for Disease Control for its handling of Ebola. For example: Infectious … Continue reading

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Rule from the Shadows: The Psychology of Power

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Hypocrisy: CDC Tells Healthcare Workers They Don’t Need Respirators … But When CDC Personnel Visit Ebola Patients, They Wear Respirators

CDC’s Double-Standard Regarding Ebola CNN notes that CDC tells healthcare workers that they only need goggles and a cloth face mask when treating Ebola carriers … but CDC personnel themselves wear full respirators and hazardous materials suits when visiting the … 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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Privacy Matters

Painting by Anthony Freda: www.AnthonyFreda.com You may think you have nothing to hide, but you’re breaking the law several times every day without even knowing it. Spying is meant to crush dissent and consolidate power … not stop terrorism. Glenn … Continue reading

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West African Countries Should Give People a REAL Ebola Test Before Allowing Them to Fly to the West

30-Minute Test A majority of Americans support banning all flights to the United States from countries experiencing an Ebola outbreak. Screening people at West African airports with a thermometer can’t work, and is just for show. But Japanese scientists have … Continue reading

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Dallas Nurse Caught Ebola Because CDC Protocols Are Inadequate

Building Safer Protocols Isn’t Rocket Science … It’s Just Common Sense A nurse in Dallas has caught Ebola even though she was wearing full protective gear. The Centers for Disease Control says she must have broken protocol, or else she … Continue reading

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June 2001 Bioterror Exercise Foreshadowed 9/11 and Anthrax Attacks

Coincidence … Or Something More? On June 22-23, 2001 – some 3 months before 9/11, and 4 months before the Anthrax attacks – the U.S. military held a senior-level war game at Andrews Air Force Base called Dark Winter. The … Continue reading

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The Source of Obama’s Foreign Policies

By Andrew Korybko (USA), Oriental Review. Introduction: A global shift in US strategy is currently underway, with America transitioning from the ‘world policeman’ to the Lead From Behind mastermind. This fundamental shift essentially entails the US moving from a majority … Continue reading

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The Coming Revolution: Evolutionary Leap or Descent Into Chaos and Violence?

By David DeGraw.  DeGraw was one of the main organizers of Occupy Wall Street. This is Part 3 in a series of adapted excerpts from my new book, The Economics of Revolution. You can read Part 1 here and Part … 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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U.S. Officials: Ebola Could Spread through Open Southern Border

Open-Border Policy May Spread Ebola Preface: We understand that Honduran children are fleeing death squads, and that the U.S. is at least partly responsible.  But even for those who are for an open immigration policy – and are not worried … Continue reading

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Why Screening for Ebola By Taking Temperature CAN’T Work

Screening With a Thermometer Is Guaranteed to Fail … The Los Angeles Times explains why trying to screen Ebola victims by taking their temperature won’t work: A person could pass body temperature checks performed at the airports by taking ibuprofen … Continue reading

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The Answer On Ebola Travel Restrictions: Ban Commercial Flights, Allow Medical and Aid Flights to Continue, and Quarantine Workers Before They Return

Why Aren’t We Doing THAT? NBC News reports: A majority of Americans support banning all flights to the United States from countries experiencing an Ebola outbreak, an exclusive NBC News online survey reveals. A Petition to the White House requests: … Continue reading

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The Pillars of American Thinking – The “Father of the Constitution” and the “Father of Free Market Capitalism” – Both Warned Against Warmongers … 200 Hundred Years Ago

Warmongers Are Anti-American Adam Smith – the father of free market capitalism – wrote a scathing critique on warmongers in the Wealth of Nations 235 years ago: In great empires the people who live in the capital, and in the … 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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It’s Official: China Dethrones America As Largest Economy

Under One Test We reported in April 2012 that leading Chinese economic analyst (and American ex-pat) professor Michael Pettis argued in 2011 that China’s GDP might already higher than America’s in terms of purchasing power parity. And we noted that … Continue reading

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The West Is Partly Responsible for the Ebola Crisis In Africa

The U.S. Backed the Dictators Whose Rampant War Crimes Destroyed their Healthcare System Everyone’s seen the stories … Ebola has become an epidemic in Liberia and Sierra Leone because those West African countries don’t have the resources to cope with … Continue reading

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CDC Forced to Admit that Ebola Might Be Spread to Healthcare Workers through Coughing and Sneezing

“I’m Not Going To Sit Here And Say That If A Person Who [Has Ebola] Were To Sneeze Or Cough Right In The Face Of Somebody Who Wasn’t Protected, That We Wouldn’t Have A Transmission” Scientists have said for some … 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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Ebola Test Gives False Negatives

Why It’s Important to Do Multiple Tests On Suspected Ebola Victims Before Releasing Them Newsweek notes: On July 15, Omeonga’s boss walked into his office at St. Joseph Catholic Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia full of worry. The hospital director told … Continue reading

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New York Times: Some May Carry Ebola Without Showing Any Symptoms

Is the “Conventional Wisdom” All Wrong? The New York Times reported in 2000: The Ebola virus, which has caused deaths from high fever and bleeding in African outbreaks, can also infect without producing illness, according to a new finding by … Continue reading

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Civil Forfeiture in America

Must-watch: Background here and here.

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The Shocking Truth: The U.S. Medical System Is Woefully Unprepared for Ebola

We Need to Stop Pretending We’re Prepared … and Actually Get Prepared Government spokesmen and mainstream talking heads keep saying that Ebola is no threat to the U.S., because our medical system is thoroughly prepared. However, Reuters notes that American … Continue reading

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U.S. Alliance with FSA and ISIL in Six Photographs

by Rick Sterling The following six photographs confirm that a favorite “moderate rebel” leader, Abdel Jabbar al-Okaidi, is allied with ISIL. The first photograph is from Spring 2013 and shows Okaidi with the American who has been the principal coordinator … Continue reading

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Dallas: Workers Spray Ebola Patients’ Vomit Off of Sidewalk with Pressure Washer and No Protective Clothing (Photos and Video)

Carelessness May Lead to Spread of Disease Ebola carrier Thomas Eric Duncan – the guy who brought Ebola to Dallas – vomited outside his apartment building. A WFAA TV Dallas/Fort Worth Channel 8 news chopper took the following photograph showing … 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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Ukrainian Separatists Urge Immediate World Attention to Block a Mass-Execution by Ukraine

Eric Zuesse   The pro-Russian website, https://vk.com/wall-74692511_15456, issued yesterday the following bulletin, which has just now been confirmed as authentic, by the southeastern-Ukrainian democratic leader Oleg Tsarev; so it’s passed on: — Citizens’ Union of Ukraine —  WARNING !!!  Please Immediately … Continue reading

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Top Doctors: Ebola May Become Airborne … And May ALREADY Be Transmissible Via Aerosols

We CAN Stop the Ebola Epidemic … But ONLY If We Understand How It’s Spread Michael T. Osterholm – director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota – wrote in the New York … Continue reading

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Why Is the U.S. Government Dictatorial Towards Dissenters … But Welcoming Ebola Carriers With Open Arms?

Will Obama be the Commander-In-Chief Who Lets Ebola Infect America? 3 Supreme Court justices, 2 top level NSA executives, numerous Democratic and Republican Congress members and other top American officials have said that we’re basically in a police state Obama … Continue reading

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Why Obama Lost His War in Ukraine

Eric Zuesse When President Obama took control of Ukraine in February 2014, via a coup d’etat against the democratically elected President, rather than by an outright invasion of U.S. troops, the new Government that he imposed in Kiev was democratically very … Continue reading

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Most Prestigious Financial Agencies Say Global Economy Is In Real Trouble

Bad Government Policy Has Made It Likely We’ll Have a New Financial Crisis The head of the world’s most prestigious financial body, the “Central Banks’ Central Bank” – The Bank for International Settlements – said recently the global financial system … Continue reading

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ISIS Has “More In Common With Mao’s Red Guards or the Khmer Rouge Than It Does With the Muslim Empires of Antiquity”

Top Muslim Leaders Worldwide Say ISIS Is Not Really Islamic ABC News’ Laura Ingraham, Fox News’ Sean Hannity, Fox & Friends and other U.S. media commentators say that Muslims are silent and complicit in the barbarian crimes of ISIS. Fox … Continue reading

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China Accuses U.S. of Fomenting Hong Kong Unrest

Has the U.S. Egged On the Protests? The mass demonstrations in Hong Kong are dramatic, indeed. And given that Hong Kong has long enjoyed a more liberal existence under British rule, protests against a more authoritarian Chinese government (at least … Continue reading

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Putin’s Possible Successor Explains Russia’s Military & Economic Plans

Eric Zuesse http://vineyardsaker.blogspot.ru/2014/09/dmitri-rogozin-interviewed-by-vladimir.html The Floridian blogger about Russia, “Vineyard of the Saker,” posted an English translation on September 29th of an informative interview on Russian television. (You can see the entire translated interview at http://vineyardsaker.blogspot.ru/2014/09/dmitri-rogozin-interviewed-by-vladimir.html.) Deputy Prime Minister Dmitri Rogozin, who has … Continue reading

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Turkey and Israel Are Directly Supporting ISIS and Al Qaeda Terrorists In Syria

U.S. Allies Support the Terrorists We’re Supposedly “Fighting” The Jerusalem Post reports that an ISIS fighter says that Turkey funds the terrorist group. Turkey is a member of NATO and a close U.S. ally. A German news program – with … Continue reading

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Results of Obama’s Ukraine Policy

Eric Zuesse U.S. President Barack Obama replaced the Ukrainian Government in late February 2014, and he has achieved a lot there, most especially by means of the civil war that resulted when he tried to exterminate the people who had voted for … Continue reading

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Peace In The Middle East Is A Real Possibility – See For Yourself

Preface:   Scientists are just starting to understand the power of “fields”. For example, scientists have been stunned in recent years to discover: Flares from the sun change the rate of radioactive decay of elements on Earth Sounds generated deep inside … Continue reading

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Art Has the Power to Change the World

The Solution To Decades of Failed Wars? More War, Of Course … When Your Only Tool Is a Hammer, Everything Looks Like a Nail Liberty Died for Somebody’s Sins The images above are from the brilliant artist Anthony Freda. A … Continue reading

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Ukraine Government Officially Introduces Slavery, with Vague Terms

Eric Zuesse On 23 September 2014, the Ukrainian Ministry of Social Policy announced official civilian slavery, via an obscure press release, headlined “The Government has extended the list of community service under martial law”; and they announced it there, in bureaucratic phrases that … Continue reading

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The Khorasans: As Fake As the Kardashians

New Boogeyman Has Already Been Debunked Obama is now – after the fact – scrambling to justify bombing the sovereign nation of Syria without the permission of either the Syrian government or even the United States Congress by saying that … Continue reading

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Gallup: 58% of Americans Want a Third Party. Maybe Senator Sanders?

Eric Zuesse On September 24th, Gallup reported that, “A majority of U.S. adults, 58%, say a third U.S. political party is needed because the Republican and Democratic parties ‘do such a poor job’ representing the American people.’” Furthermore, “The first time the … Continue reading

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Obama’s Long Battle to Cut Social Security Benefits

Eric Zuesse If, as expected, U.S. President Barack Obama will, for the first time in his Presidency, be given by the nation’s voters two Republican-controlled houses of Congress, he’ll finally be able to sign into law bills that are as … Continue reading

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Top U.S. Constitutional Expert: Obama More Extreme Warmonger than Bush or Nixon

Obama Is the Most Extreme President In History Jonathan Turley is perhaps the top constitutional law expert in the United States (and a liberal). Turley told MSNBC that Obama is worse than Bush or Nixon in launching unilateral, unconstitutional wars: … Continue reading

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ISIS Is Run By Former Iraqi Generals … Many Are Members Of Saddam Hussein’s Secular Baath Party Who Converted To Radical Islam In American Prisons

U.S. Foreign Policy Created Many More Terrorists Than It Killed The New Yorker reports: ISIS is run by a council of former Iraqi generals, according to Hisham Alhashimi, an adviser to the Iraqi government and an expert on ISIS. Many … Continue reading

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2,400 Year Old “Enemy of My Enemy Is My Friend” Myth Has Led to Insanely Stupid U.S. Foreign Policy

America Is Tangled Up In Impossibly Complicated Webs The ancient idea that “The Enemy of My Enemy Is My Friend”  is widely attributed to the Arabs. But it is actually much older …  It originated in the 4th century B.C. … Continue reading

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Obama Is Defeated in Ukraine. Status-Quo Truce-Lines Agreed.

Russia’s Leader Putin Rejects Ukrainian Separatists’ Aim to Become Part of Russia. But Separatists Will Almost Certainly Receive Reconstruction Aid from Russia. Eric Zuesse The great German newspaper German Economic News, headlined on Saturday, September 20th, “Welcome Russia at the G20 … Continue reading

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FBI: Bombing ISIS Will Only STRENGTHEN Them

By Bombing ISIS, We Are Only Feeding the “Parasite of War” Antiwar notes: US airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq, far from “degrading” the organization, are actually giving ISIS a huge shot in the arm, according to FBI Director James Comey, … Continue reading

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Russia’s Leader Putin Rejects Ukrainian Separatists’ Aim to Become Part of Russia

Eric Zuesse The leader of the Ukrainian separatists says that their efforts to get Russia’s President Vladimir Putin to accept their territory as being a part of Russia have been firmly rejected by Putin’s Government; and, so, “We will build our … Continue reading

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Shale Fracking Is a “Ponzi Scheme” … “This Decade’s Version of The Dotcom Bubble” … “A Lot In Common With the Subprime Mortgage Market Just Before It Melted Down”

A Losing Bet In 2011, the New York Times wrote: “Money is pouring in” from investors even though shale gas is “inherently unprofitable,” an analyst from PNC Wealth Management, an investment company,  wrote to a contractor in a February e-mail. … Continue reading

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U.S. Targets Islamic State’s Lucrative Oil Smuggling Operations

With U.S. President Barack Obama’s announcement of an open-ended plan for airstrikes on the Islamic State (IS), the U.S. and its allies will need to degrade the power and influence of the Sunni jihadist group, and that means reducing its … Continue reading

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Giant March for Independence in Catalonia

Background.

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The U.S. Has Already Completed Regime Change In Syria (1949), Iran (1953), Iraq (Twice), Afghanistan (Twice), Turkey, Libya and Other Oil-Rich Countries

Syria Everyone knows that the U.S. and its allies have heavily backed Islamic terrorists in Syria in an attempt to implement regime change in that country. But did you know that the U.S. previously carried out regime change in Syria? … Continue reading

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A Public Bank Option for Scotland

Guest post by Ellen Brown. Scottish voters will go to the polls on September 18th to decide whether Scotland should become an independent country. As video blogger Ian R. Crane colorfully puts the issues and possibilities: [T]he People of Scotland … Continue reading

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The REAL Reason Britain is Freaking Out About Scottish Independence

Oil David Cameron and the British media have been freaking out about the potential Scottish independence. They’ve blathered on about “history”, “common defense” and other red herrings. But it’s really all about oil … Specifically, if Scotland becomes independent, it … Continue reading

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9/11 Commission Chair: Declassify EVERYTHING

9/11 Commissioners Want the Facts to Come Out 9/11 Commission chairman Thomas Keane has previously called for the declassification of the secret 28 pages of the Congressional 9/11 Inquiry, and said that 60-70% of what was classified shouldn’t have been … Continue reading

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Call your Rep TODAY: Vote ‘NO’ on Military Aid to Syrian ‘Rebels’

Preface from Washington’s Blog: It is now beyond dispute that the U.S. and its allies have armed ISIS and its allies.  That hasn’t worked out so well … From Just Foreign Policy. Congress is expected to vote soon on a … Continue reading

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Top U.S. Military Official: Our Arab “Allies” Support ISIS

Member of Senate Armed Services Committee Agrees America’s top military official – the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin E. Dempsey – just admitted in a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing what we’ve been saying for months … Continue reading

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From the Very Start, the CIA Has Engaged In Covert Terrorism to Give Government Plausible Deniability

“So Planned and Executed That Any US Government Responsibility For Them Is Not Evident To Unauthorized Persons And That If Uncovered The US Government Can Plausibly Disclaim Any Responsibility For Them” Everyone knows that the CIA spies … But – … Continue reading

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U.S., NATO, Hold Joint War Games in Ukraine, and Give Ukraine Weapons, to Continue Ethnic Cleansing Campaign

Eric Zuesse During 15-26 September, the U.S. and 14 other NATO countries are holding war games in Ukraine, in order to assist the Ukrainian military to eliminate Ukraine’s cultural Russians. Ukraine is not yet a NATO country, but aims to become one; … Continue reading

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The Smoking Guns of the 2001 Anthrax Attacks

Must-Read:  “The 2001 Anthrax Deception” Professor Graeme MacQueen has written a must-read book on the anthrax attacks on America: The 2001 Anthrax Deception. Even those of us who have paid close attention to – and written broadly on – the … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice: “We Are In that Brave New World, and We Are Capable of Being In that Orwellian World, Too”

Top Politicians Warn of Fascism Current U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor said yesterday in reference to spying and drones: We are in that brave new world, and we are capable of being in that Orwellian world, too. Two former … Continue reading

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Corruption of ‘Emily’s List’ Is Hidden by Liberals

Eric Zuesse A liberal website buried this huge scandal, by giving it the sleep-inducing headline “You Know Who Always Wins in Elections? Lobbyists, Consultants, NY’s Organized Politics.” Then, the anonymous Democratic-Party-activist-blogger, buried his real news yet deeper, by waiting till … Continue reading

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Washington’s Iraq-Syria Policy: Throwing the Ball to a Midget Surrounded by an Entire Team of 7-Foot Basketball Players

Who Do You THINK Will End Up With the Ball? Lebanon’s Daily Star reports that so-called “moderate” Syrian rebels support ISIS terrorists: “We are collaborating with the Islamic State and the Nusra Front [another extremist and hard-line Islamic terrorist group] … Continue reading

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FBI Whistleblower: Pentagon, CIA, NATO and MI6 Were Masterminds Behind 9/11

“As Far As People Who Ran The Show, It Was The Highest Levels of NATO, the U.S., MI6, CIA And The Pentagon” Sibel Edmonds has just released her fantastic spy thriller,  The Lone Gladio.     Here’s our review, comparing it … Continue reading

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The Big Lie in the ‘News’ ‘Reporting’ About Ukraine and Russia

Eric Zuesse Here it is, in purest form, via a typical ‘news’ ‘report’ from CNN: “While questions about Russia’s tactics remain, its strategy has become more clear: The Kremlin appears to have decided to prevent Ukraine turning West and leaving what Russia … Continue reading

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Never Forget … Countries from Around the World Admit They Use False Flag Terror

Governments from Around the World Admit They Do It Governments from around the world admit they’ve used the bully’s trick … attack first, and then blame the victim: A major with the Nazi SS admitted at the Nuremberg trials that … Continue reading

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World’s Second-Biggest Internet Payment Network – PayPal – Will Accept Bitcoin

Bitcoin Is Going Mainstream We’ve previously noted that Reddit, Virgin Galactic, Overstock.com, two big Las Vegas hotels, a Congressman, and many businesses now accept Bitcoin. So does Dish Networks. But a huge shift just occurred, which virtually guarantees that Bitcoin … Continue reading

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Big Banks Manipulated $21 Trillion Dollar Market for Credit Default Swaps (and Every Other Market)

Derivatives Are Manipulated Runaway derivatives – especially credit default swaps (CDS) – were one of the main causes of the 2008 financial crisis. Congress never fixed the problem, and actually made it worse. The big banks have long manipulated derivatives … Continue reading

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Troops Slaughter Refugees Escaping Ukraine

Eric Zuesse That YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sR7TyLJw8lo, shows what happened to a truck full of refugees heading into Russia after 28 August 2014, when “Kiev loses control of Novoazovsk, rebel troops advance in southeast Ukraine.” This video, from Russian TV reporter Graham Phillips, was filmed … Continue reading

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Preparing To Asset-strip Local Government? The Fed’s Bizarre New Rules

By Ellen Brown In an inscrutable move that has alarmed state treasurers, the Federal Reserve, along with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, just changed the liquidity requirements for the nation’s largest … Continue reading

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URGENT: BLOCK UKRAINE’S PRESIDENT POROSHENKO ADDRESS TO BOTH HOUSES OF CONGRESS!

Please personally rewrite for yourself and send an email letter like this to the press secretary of the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Democratic Senator Robert Menendez, and viralize this urgent message:   —   From: Eric Zuesse … Continue reading

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Russia Has Now Joined the Ukrainian Civil War, and Is Lying to Deny It

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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Israel v. Palestine: Yet Another Gas War?

War in Gaza = War Over Natural Gas? We noted in 2012 that the real reason for Israeli-Palestinian fighting in Gaza may be over Gaza’s huge natural gas reserves. The following post by Julie Lévesque at Global Research provides insight … Continue reading

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NYT, Chrystia Freeland, on Ukraine: ‘This is not a civil war.’

Eric Zuesse The New York Times  publishes many wildly false articles, and this will expose only one of them, as an example: According to Christia Freeland, writing there, on September 5th, the conflict in which the Ukrainian Government has since May 9th been bombing … Continue reading

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Top Russia Expert: Ukraine Joining Nato Would Provoke Nuclear War

U.S and NATO Responsible for Ukraine Crisis … and West Has Agreed to Cover Up Details About Shoot Down of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 Stephen Cohen is one of America’s top experts on Russia.  Cohen is professor emeritus of Russian … Continue reading

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The State of the Battle in Eastern Ukraine

Eric Zuesse  Showing what’s left after the invading troops were allowed to leave: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhFEwfF9wz0 http://colonelcassad.livejournal.com/1766826.html And, then, there is this summary of the situation, by the Russian military analyst, “Vineyard of the Saker”: “all the signs are that the JRF [Junta Repression … Continue reading

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Former U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union: The U.S. and Nato Are Provoking the Ukrainian Crisis

Encircling Russia and Arming Ukraine Are What’s Provoking the Bear Jack Matlock, U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union from 1987 to 1991, says that the U.S. and NATO are to blame for the Ukraine crisis: The fact is they are … Continue reading

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Obama Is Defeated in Ukraine: CNN Finally Talks to Our Regime’s Victims There

Eric Zuesse Obama has definitely been defeated in Ukraine, and this is now clear because the news reports and videos and photos of our victims there, which were previously available only online and outside America, are starting to be communicated even … Continue reading

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Big-Oil CEO Faces Failure by Keeping His Eyes Closed about Global Warming

Head of Oil Company that’s Most at Risk Of Declining Value From Oil & Gas Is Burying His Head in the Tar-Sand About It Eric Zuesse According to the landmark study of the impact that the rising world concerns about global warming … Continue reading

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Ron Paul on 9/11: “I Believe That If We Ever Get The Full Truth, We’ll Find Out That Our Government Had It In The Records Exactly What The Plans Were, Or At Least Close To It”

Background:  Overwhelming evidence shows that 9/11 was foreseeable. Indeed, Al Qaeda crashing planes into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon was itself foreseeable.  And see this. No wonder the movement to declassify 9/11 information is gaining momentum.

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Falsehoods in the NYT’s Editorial, ‘Mr. Putin Tests the West in Ukraine’

Eric Zuesse The only way to expose lies is within context; so, this will be somewhat lengthy: The Times  editorial opens with a falsehood: “There is no longer any doubt: Russian troops are in Ukraine, not as volunteers, as the rebel commander in Donetsk would have … Continue reading

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How Can You Tell Whether Russia has Invaded Ukraine?

By Dmitri Orlov, of Club Orlov.  Orlov – a Russian engineer who lived through the collapse of the Soviet Union – now lives in the United States. Last Thursday the Ukrainian government, echoed by NATO spokesmen, declared that the the … Continue reading

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Why I Removed My Name from Senator Elizabeth Warren’s E-Mail List

Eric Zuesse They asked me why, and I told them why: http://my.elizabethwarren.com/page/unsubscribe/ 2 Sep. 2014 Please tell us why you are unsubscribing:   Her equating Israel’s massive bombing of Gaza with the paltry and (by comparison) almost inconsequential bombing of Israel by Hamas made me sick, especially … Continue reading

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Republican Bigs Consider Donating to Hillary Clinton

America’s Aristocrats Declare Victory Against the Public; They War Now Mainly Against One-Another Eric Zuesse On August 31st, the Republican political site Politico bannered “Wall Street Republicans’ Dark Secret: Hillary Clinton 2016,” and Ben White and Maggie Haberman delivered a blockbuster report about … Continue reading

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American Intelligence Officers Who Battled the Soviet Union for Decades Warn Germany Not to Fall for Anti-Russian Propaganda

Senior U.S. Intelligence Officers: Beware Flimsy “Intelligence” MEMORANDUM FOR: Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) SUBJECT: Ukraine and NATO We the undersigned are long-time veterans of U.S. intelligence. We take the unusual step of … Continue reading

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