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Does the US fund energy projects in Iran?

The World Bank is reportedly using US monetary contributions to help Iran build up and develop its various industries and gas sector. The World Bank’s Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) has issued $122.2 million in guarantee coverage for three foreign ...

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CIA not authorised to use waterboarding

AFP US Attorney General Michael Mukasey said Tuesday that waterboarding is not currently authorized for CIA interrogations, but said he would not answer questions from Congress on the technique’s legality in general. Mukasey, who is to testify before the Senate ...

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How Bush Destroyed the Dollar

The Profile of a Third World Country By PAUL CRAIG ROBERTS It is difficult to know where Bush has accomplished the most destruction, the Iraqi economy or the US economy. In the current issue of Manufacturing & Technology News, Washington ...

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Fears of bias as BBC gets £141m in EU loans

Jonathan Oliver THE BBC last night faced accusations of pro-Brussels bias as it was revealed that the corporation had taken out £141m in “soft” loans from the European Union. The broadcaster has taken out three separate low interest loans from ...

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Labour Given Thousands By Scientology Charity

Jason BeattieThe Labour Party received thousands of pounds from an offshoot of Scientology, the Evening Standard reveals today. The decision to accept money from a charity linked to the controversial cult was taken at the highest level by members of ...

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The McDonalds Happy Meal Report Card

[Seminole County, Florida, is a hotbed of opposition to teaching evolution] AD AGE - “This is a good day for parents and children in Seminole County and anyone who believes that corporations should not prey on children in schools,” said ...

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CIA Corporate Spying

They’re leaving “the Company” to snoop on your company. How C.I.A. agents are pushing corporate espionage to ominous new extremes. Douglas Frantz Photograph by: Matt Hoyle In early September 2006, a vice president of Wal-Mart sent a highly personal email ...

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