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Dot-Com Bubble 2.0 Is Bursting: Tech Stocks Are Already Down Half A Trillion Dollars Since Mid-2015


Michael Snyder (RINF) – Do you remember how much stocks went down when the first dot-com bubble burst?  Well, it is happening again, and tech stocks are already down more than half a trillion dollars since the middle of 2015.  ...

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Americans Really, Really Hate The Government


Michael Snyder (RINF) – 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 entitled “Americans hate the U.S. ...

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Bernie Hysteria & Liberal Hypocrisy

Bernie Hysteria & Liberal Hypocrisy

Chris Ernesto (RINF) – The primary purpose of this article isn’t to make any of Bernie Sanders’ Democratic or Republican competition look comparatively good – regardless of who’s elected the next president of the United States, the builders of the ...

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22 Signs That The Global Economic Turmoil We Have Seen So Far In 2016 Is Just The Beginning


Michael Snyder (RINF) – As bad as the month of January was for the global economy, the truth is that the rest of 2016 promises to be much worse.  Layoffs are increasing at a pace that we haven’t seen since ...

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Organic Agriculture, Capitalism and the Parallel World of the Pro-GMO Evangelist


Consider that India had for generations sustained one of the highest densities of population on earth, without any chemical fertilisers, pesticides, exotic dwarf strains of grain or ‘bio-tech’ inputs. And it did it without degrading the soil. That is according ...

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“Lies, Lies and More Lies” – GMOs, Poisoned Agriculture and Toxic Rants


Have you ever read all of those pro-GMO scientists-cum-lobbyists professing their love of science? They are always talking about how science must prevail over ignorance and ideology then they play on the public’s ignorance by using ideology and sloganeering to ...

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Dispossessed in the Name of ‘Security’


Robert J. Burrowes A new book, edited by Nick Buxton and Ben Hayes, both involved with The Transnational Institute, brings together a thoughtful collection of scholars, journalists and activists to explain the pre-eminence of the military and corporations in shaping ...

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How Corruption Cripples America’s Military

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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 ...

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Los Angeles Police Urge Residents ‘To Protect Themselves’ As Violent Crime Skyrockets


Michael Snyder (RINF) – All over America, rates of violent crime are absolutely soaring.  As you will see below, violent crime overall shot up by 20 percent in Los Angeles last year, and the police are telling people that “they ...

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The Last 16 Times This Happened There Was A Recession…


Michael Snyder Something has just happened that has signaled a recession every single time that it has occurred since World War I.  16 times since 1919 there have been at least 8 month-over-month declines in industrial production during the preceding ...

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Politics on the Plate: Mob Wives, GMOs and Salt

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How can we broaden our movement to appeal to and involve the majority of people out there who do not seem to be aware, do not seem to care or are just too apathetic? This has long been an issue ...

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Media War on Trump


by Stephen Lendman (RINF) – His super-wealth, demagogic style, outlandish views, support for wealth and power, and likely business as usual agenda if elected president aside, Trump so far masterfully outwitted, outmaneuvered, and outfoxed other presidential aspirants, besting professional politicians, ...

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The Federal Reserve Just Made Another Huge Mistake


Michael Snyder (RINF) – As stocks continue to crash, you can blame the Federal Reserve, because the Fed is more responsible for creating the current financial bubble that we are living in than anyone else. When the Federal Reserve pushed ...

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The Seeds Of Spin: Decoding Pro-GMO Lies And Falsehoods


If you are in some way critical of genetically modified food and agriculture or have some concerns that remain unaddressed, here is a brief interpretive (satirical) guide for navigating the seedy world of pro-GMO spin. 1) We are pro-science and ...

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The Reason Why ‘Reparations to Blacks’ Is a Stupid Idea

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Eric Zuesse Ta-Nehisi Coates at The Atlantic is a prominent proponent of ‘reparations,’ which he doesn’t define, but which clearly entails monies to be paid by some majority-ethnicity to some minority-ethnicity that the given majority have historically victimized by some ...

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False Claims and Flawed Conclusions Being Used to Push GM Crops into India


Writing in India’s Deccan Herald newspaper on 26 January 2016, Kalyan Ray places great store in a flawed year-old British Parliament document to promote a pro-GM agenda. According to Ray, the document ‘Advanced Genetic Techniques for Crop Improvement: Regulation, risks and precaution’ ...

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2016 Market Meltdown: We Have Never Seen A Year Start Quite Like This…


Michael Snyder (RINF) – We are about three weeks into 2016, and we are witnessing things that we have never seen before. There were two emergency market shutdowns in China within the first four trading days of this year, the ...

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Phony North Korean Threat to America


  by Stephen Lendman (RINF) – Pyongyang long sought normalized relations with America and other Western nations. Washington wanting adversarial relations maintained prevents it. A previous article explained why North Korea wants nukes. It fears America for good reason. It ...

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Gates Foundation’s “Corporate Merry-go-round”: Spearheading the Neo-liberal Plunder of African Agriculture


The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) is dangerously and unaccountably distorting the direction of international development, according to a new report by the campaign group Global Justice Now. With assets of $43.5 billion, the BMGF is the largest charitable ...

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Hillary Clinton: A Deplorable Choice for President


by Stephen Lendman (RINF) – Among an array of deplorable Republican and Democrat presidential aspirants, Clinton stands out as the most dangerous and sinister of the bunch – an unrequited war goddess, risking nuclear confrontation if elected. Her record in ...

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An open letter to the Labour Party


Dear Labour Party, Please, I beg of you. I fall on my knees and gaze up at you in utter desperation because, as I see yet another show of disrespect to the people of this great country of ours, I ...

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Oxfam Finds: Global Poverty Is Soaring

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Eric Zuesse On January 18th, Oxfam issued an analysis of the direction of the world economy, and titled it “An Economy for the 1%.” They found that: During the period 2010-2015, the total wealth of the world’s poorer half went down from ...

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The 21st Century: An Era Of Fraud – Paul Craig Roberts


Paul Craig Roberts (RINF) – In the last years of the 20th century fraud entered US foreign policy in a new way. On false pretenses Washington dismantled Yugoslavia and Serbia in order to advance an undeclared agenda. In the 21st ...

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The Financial Apocalypse Accelerates As Middle East Stocks Crash To Begin The Week


By Michael Snyder (RINF) – It looks like it is going to be another chaotic week for global financial markets. On Sunday, news that Iran plans to dramatically ramp up oil production sent stocks plunging all across the Middle East. ...

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The Struggle for Merdeka in West Papua


Robert J. Burrowes It has been argued that nonviolent struggles to liberate occupied countries — such as West Papua, Tibet, Palestine, Kanaky and Western Sahara — have failed far more often than they have succeeded but that secessionist struggles (that ...

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Obama’s Invasion Plan of Syria Was Drawn Up by Kim Roosevelt in 1957

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Eric Zuesse The same person, Teddy Roosevelt’s grandson, who planned and headed the CIA coup to overthrow Iran’s progressive secular democratic anti-communist President Mohammed Mossadegh in 1953, and to replace him with the brutal dictator Shah Reza Pahlevi, so as ...

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Obama-Appointed Head of Ukraine Seems to Have Been Ousted

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Eric Zuesse Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the banker whom, on 4 February 2014, U.S. President Barack Obama’s Assistant Secretary of State for European & Eurasian Affairs instructed the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine to lead Ukraine after the planned coup would be over (which occurred 18 days later), ...

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From Copenhagen to India, Restoring the Link Between Farmer and Consumer and Challenging the Corporate Hijack of Global Food and Agriculture

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  “Food systems have been reduced to a model of industrialised agriculture controlled by a few transnational food corporations together with a small group of huge retailers. It is a model designed to generate profits… Instead of being dedicated to ...

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20th Largest Bank In The World: 2016 Will Be A ‘Cataclysmic Year’ And ‘Investors Should Be Afraid’


Michael Snyder (RINF) – The Royal Bank of Scotland is telling clients that 2016 is going to be a “cataclysmic year” and that they should “sell everything”. This sounds like something that you might hear from The Economic Collapse Blog, ...

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The Financial Crisis Of 2016 Rolls On — China, Oil, Copper And Junk Bonds All Continue To Crash

By the end of next year, if current trends continue, our global top 1 percent will hold more than half the world’s wealth. - See more at: http://inequality.org/8-ways-reduce-global-inequality/#sthash.IarjS7yc.dpuf

Michael Snyder (RINF) – Never before have we seen a year start like this. On Monday, Chinese stocks crashed once again. The Shanghai Composite Index plummeted another 5.29 percent, and this comes on the heels of two historic single day ...

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Crime Seems to Be Surging in Germany, from New Refugees

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Eric Zuesse German Economic News (Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten, or DWN) headlined on January 11th, “Security Situation in Germany Is Out of Control,” and reported: “The former chief of Austrian Constitutional Protection, Gert Polli, holds that a radical policy-change is essential for Germany regarding immigration. ...

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Bear Market: The Average U.S. Stock Is Already Down More Than 20 Percent


Michael Snyder (RINF) – The stock market is in far worse shape than we are being told. As you will see in this article, the average U.S. stock is already down more than 20 percent from the peak of the ...

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The Most Complete Criminal Organization


Paul Craig Roberts (RINF) – Unique among the countries on earth, the US government insists that its laws and dictates take precedence over the sovereignty of nations. Washington asserts the power of US courts over foreign nationals and claims extra-territorial ...

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Cycling Smart In Copenhagen: India’s ‘Smart Cities’ Call For Smart Solutions


“Every increase in motorized speed creates new demands on space and time. The use of the bicycle is self-limiting. It allows people to create a new relationship between their life-space and their life-time, between their territory and the pulse of ...

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Obama, the Crocodile Tears of a Cold Hearted Killer


OBAMA’S TEARS  “Even those tears, I me mine “I me mine, I me mine” — the Beatles   John Chuckman   (RINF) – Had I seen the image of Obama, weeping over American gun deaths, seven years ago, I know ...

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58 Facts About The U.S. Economy From 2015 That Are Almost Too Crazy To Believe


Michael Snyder (RINF) – The world didn’t completely fall apart in 2015, but it is undeniable that an immense amount of damage was done to the U.S. economy. This year the middle class continued to deteriorate, more Americans than ever ...

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TransCanada’s $15B Lawsuit Against U.S. on Keystone XL Presents Strong Case

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Eric Zuesse TransCanada, the Canadian company that had been planning to build and own its proposed Keystone XL Pipeline carrying Canada’s tar-sands oil to Texas Gulf Coast refineries for export to Europe and elsewhere, released to the public, on Wednesday ...

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America Is Being Destroyed By Problems That Are Unaddressed – Paul Craig Roberts


Paul Craig Roberts (RINF) – One hundred years ago European civilization, as it had been known, was ending its life in the Great War, later renamed World War I. Millions of soldiers ordered by mindless generals into the hostile arms ...

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Financial Armageddon Approaches: U.S. Banks Have 247 Trillion Dollars Of Exposure To Derivatives


Michael Snyder (RINF) – Did you know that there are 5 “too big to fail” banks in the United States that each have exposure to derivatives contracts that is in excess of 30 trillion dollars? Overall, the biggest U.S. banks ...

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Ecological Meltdown And Nuclear Conflict: The Relevance Of Gandhi In The Modern World

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A few months ago, entrepreneur Charles Devenish contacted me to tell me about his plans to develop various mining enterprises across India. He spoke about the massive amounts of untapped mineral resources lying beneath India that is just lying there ...

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It’s Official: Over A Trillion Dollars A Year Will Be Added To The Debt During Obama’s Presidency


Michael Snyder (RINF) – Under Barack Obama, the U.S. national debt has risen from $10,626,877,048,913.08 on January 20th, 2009 to $18,795,033,928,275.59 on December 21st, 2015. That means that the debt that we are passing on to future generations has increased ...

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The Cashless Society Cometh: European Nations Such As Sweden And Denmark Are ‘Eradicating Cash’


Michael Snyder (RINF) – Did you know that 95 percent of all retail sales in Sweden are cashless? And did you know that the government of Denmark has a stated goal of “eradicating cash” by the year 2030? All over ...

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The GMO Issue: False Claims, Pseudo-Analysis And A Politically Motivated Agenda


Critics of GM promote pseudo-science, make false claims based on ignorance and are driven by politically motivated ideology. The actions of these affluent elitists effectively deny food to the hungry. They are therefore committing crimes against humanity. If you follow the ...

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“Support the Troops” = Support Sexual Assaults

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Chris Ernesto (RINF) – The epidemic of rape and sexual assault in the military was highlighted in the 2012 Oscar nominated documentary, The Invisible War. In the film, victims recounted their stories of abuse (by superiors and fellow enlisted personnel) ...

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Threat to the establishment, David Icke, speaks out over ‘calculated’ Australia speaking visa delay


by Mick Meaney (RINF) – In a statement to RINF Alternative News, the UK’s most prominent political researcher, David Icke, has revealed why he believes the Australian government has prevented him from speaking in the country. Despite being approved for entry in both ...

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Putin Has More Tricks Up His Sleeve in Combating Terrorism


  by Stephen Lendman (RINF) – No one paying attention to his involvement in Syria against ISIS and other terrorist groups needs convincing about Russia’s formidable military capability. On Saturday, addressing a reception to mark Security Agency Worker’s Day, he ...

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Batting for GM in India: Smears, Misinformation and Depoliticising the Political

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Sir Richard John Roberts is a biochemist and molecular biologist and currently works at New England Biolabs in the US. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society in the UK and has recently been in India promoting GM ...

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Saudi Royal Family Announces Its New Global Sunni Military Empire

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Eric Zuesse (NOTE: Some news-media have made clear to me flat-out that they won’t publish anything that criticizes the Saudi royal family, especially not as being what they really are, but I have included those media on my distribution-list anyway, ...

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Donald Trump Is Electable As President, But…

DONALD TRUMP IS ELECTABLE AS PRESIDENT, BUT…   John Chuckman   I think it entirely possible Donald Trump could be elected President. I am not in favor of it – but then neither am I in favor of any of ...

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GMOs and “Unremitting Fraud” in India: Petition Filed for Contempt of Court Against Members of Genetic Appraisal Committee over GM Mustard


  A petition has been filed by activist and campaigner Aruna Rodrigues against three persons of the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC). The GEAC is India’s apex regulatory body. Rodrigues is seeking the initiation of contempt proceedings for wilfully and ...

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Extinction is Forever

Robert J. Burrowes What do the Pyrenean ibex, St. Helena olive, Baiji dolphin, Liverpool pigeon, Eastern cougar, West African black rhinoceros, Formosan clouded leopard, Chinese Paddlefish, the Golden Toad and the Rockland grass skipper butterfly all have in common but ...

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The Toxic Agriculture of Monsanto and Big Agribusiness vs Agroecology Rooted in Communities and Locally Owned


  “We are being far too kind to industrialised agriculture. The private sector has endorsed it, but it has failed to feed the world, it has contributed to major environmental contamination and misuse of natural resources. It’s time we switched ...

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Monsanto in the Dock! Rolling Back the Destructive Influence of the Global Agribusiness Cartel


And now for the good news. As the rest of the world eats denutrified, poisoned ‘food’ and capitulates to the criminal cartel of US agribusiness, as India destroys its soils with petrochemical-monocrop agriculture and looks to GMOs, as corrupt governments ...

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27 Major Global Stocks Markets That Have Already Crashed By Double Digit Percentages In 2015


Michael Snyder (RINF) – Anyone that tries to tell you that a global financial crisis is not happening is not being honest with you. Right now, there are 27 major global stock markets that have declined by double digit percentages ...

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Russia Proves Turkey’s Involvement in Selling Stolen Syrian and Iraqi Oil

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  by Stephen Lendman (RINF) – Western media say little about what demands daily headlines. Erdogan and his regime are complicit with ISIS, supplying training, weapons, and acting as a conduit for stolen Syrian and Iraqi oil, profiting hugely from ...

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Imprisoned Al Qaeda Fighters Freed by U.S. Allies to Rejoin Fight Against Assad

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Eric Zuesse Some of the world’s top Al Qaeda operatives were freed from a Lebanese prison on Tuesday December 1st, to rejoin the U.S.-led war against Syria’s Bashar al-Assad. America’s anti-Assad ally, Qatar, the chief financiers of the Muslim Brotherhood, negotiated with ...

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NYT Fairy Tale about Paris Attacks

PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 12:  French troops patrol around the Eifel Tower on January 12, 2015 in Paris, France. France is set to deploy 10,000 troops to boost security following last week's deadly attacks while also mobilizing thousands of police to patrol Jewish schools and synagogues.  (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images) *** BESTPIX ***

by Stephen Lendman (RINF) – The NYT is America’s longstanding leading voice for wealth, power and privilege exclusively – state-supportive propaganda its specialty, the most important news “fit to print” systematically suppressed. Evidence indicates attacking Paris on November 13 was ...

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Thankfully, Russian Leaders are Rational


Chris Ernesto (RINF) – Can you imagine what the United States would do if Turkey – a country that has supported ISIS – shot down an American fighter jet and then executed a U.S. soldier? And then the president of ...

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Britain’s David Cameron Wants To Use Bombs To Prospect For Gold In Syria


John Chuckman   (RINF) – Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the British Labour Party, is a man of genuine integrity and honesty in his opposition to British bombing of Syria. Indeed, he is everything the Prime Minister of Britain, David Cameron, ...

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Big Oil, TTIP and the Scramble for Europe


 If sanctioned, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) would be the biggest trade deal ever seen. Yet the public continue to be kept in the dark about it. Large corporations have been granted privileged access to officials and have ...

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The Downing of Russia’s SU-24 by Turkish F16s over Syria


Alla Pierce   A Planned operation On November 24th a Russian SU-24 bomber was shot down by an air to air missile fired from a Turkish F-16 at an altitude of 6000 meters. It fell inside Syrian territory four kilometers ...

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Class, War and David Cameron


British Prime Minister David Cameron has said it is time for Britain to join air strikes against Islamic State in Syria (ISIS). After the killing of 130 people in Paris, he feels the tide has now turned in favour of ...

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Western Media Fail to Condemn Turkish Aggression


by Stephen Lendman (RINF)  – Failure to condemn clear aggression shows support. Turkey’s act of war was clear and unambiguous – recklessness against Russia’s real war on terror, polar opposite America’s phony war, backing ISIS and other terrorist groups, not ...

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Turkey Is Lying


Paul Craig Roberts (RINF) – Tyler Durden at Zero Hedge has posted the flight paths of the Russian aircraft according to Turkey and to Russia. http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-11-24/17-seconds-changed-world-leaked-letter-exposes-turkeys-hair-trigger-reality We know that Turkey is lying for three reasons. One reason is that NATO ...

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Corporate Parasites And Economic Plunder: We Need A Genuine Green Revolution

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Over the past few centuries, Western countries embarked on a road to material affluence at the expense of the environment and other peoples across the globe who were subjugated, killed or left to live in poverty. And while offering more ...

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Gallup Finds Americans Are Ideological Suckers About Healthcare

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Eric Zuesse Gallup headlined on November 23rd, “In U.S., 51% Say Government Should Ensure Healthcare Coverage,” and reported that, when asked “Do you think it is the responsibility of the federal government to make sure all Americans have healthcare coverage, or is ...

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Guile Replaces The Stick: Washington’s New Approach To Russia


Paul Craig Roberts (RINF) – Washington has learned that threats and coercion do not work against Russia. All the threats have done is to build Putin’s public support to astronomical levels and to unify Russia against the West’s assault. This ...

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The U.S. Dollar Has Already Caused A Global Recession And Now The Fed Is Going To Make It Worse


by Michael Snyder (RINF) – The 7th largest economy on the entire planet, Brazil, has been gripped by a horrifying recession, as has much of the rest of South America. But it isn’t just South America that is experiencing a ...

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Francois Hollande – The World’s Most Powerful Person This Week

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Eric Zuesse French President Francois Hollande this week possesses more power than anyone else in the world, because he will be the key decision-maker shaping the future world-order when he meets separately on Tuesday and Thursday privately with the two men – ...

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Hang Onto Your Wallets: Negative Interest, the War on Cash, and the $10 Trillion Bail-in


In uncertain times, “cash is king,” but central bankers are systematically moving to eliminate that option. Is it really about stimulating the economy? Or is there some deeper, darker threat afoot? by Ellen Brown (RINF) – Remember those old ads showing ...

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Who Needs Gates And Monsanto? Confronting Hunger, Poverty and Climate Change: “Tremendous Success” of Agroecology in Africa


It is essential that we get off the chemical treadmill that the modern industrial urban-centric food and agriculture system is based on. It is essential in terms of our health, the environment and sustainability and not least in terms of ...

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Friday The Thirteenth In Paris And The Ugly Truth Of State Terror


John Chuckman   (RINF) – Mass murder, as that which just occurred in Paris, is always distressing, but that does not mean we should stop thinking.   Isn’t it rather remarkable that President Hollande, immediately after the event, declared ISIS ...

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No World Solidarity for Palestinian Victims of Israeli State Terrorism

Israel promotes apologists for the kind of violence that leveled Gaza City’s Shujaiya neighborhood as “experts,” including one advocating rape. (Ali Jadallah / APA images)

by Stephen Lendman (RINF) – For decades they’ve suffered in silence. The world community turns a blind eye and deaf ear to their misery, victims of Israeli viciousness, now in plain sight to see, ignoring what demands accountability, an end ...

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Every Position On The Spectrum Supports The Government’s Propaganda – Paul Craig Roberts


Paul Craig Roberts (RINF) – This excellent article by Glenn Greenwald –http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article43438.htm – reminded me that I have meant to write about how every sort of interest attaches to the government’s propaganda in order to make its point. Greenwald shows ...

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Terrorism is the Price of Imperialism

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Chris Ernesto What happened in Paris is not right, just inevitable (RINF) – Since 2011, France has been militarily involved in five countries — four of which have a predominantly Muslim population: Syria (2015, 87% Muslim) Iraq (2014, 99% Muslim) ...

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U.S. Demands There Be No Democracy in Syria

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Eric Zuesse All of the available polling that has been done by Western polling firms in Syria has indicated strongly that the current President of Syria, Bashar al-Assad, would easily win any free and fair election in that country. In ...

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Fascist Israeli MK Calls for Palestinian Concentration Camps


by Stephen Lendman (RINF) – Far-right, former IDF colonel, racist MK Moti Yogev wants family members of Palestinians accused of attacking Jews (true or false) placed in internment camps. Will death camp recommendations follow? He claims punishing families will deter ...

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4 Harbingers Of Stock Market Doom That Foreshadowed The 2008 Crash Are Flashing Red Again


Michael Snyder (RINF) – So many of the exact same patterns that we witnessed just before the stock market crash of 2008 are playing out once again right before our eyes. Most of the time, a stock market crash doesn’t ...

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RINF Video: The iPhone map that secretly records everywhere you go


(RINF) – Just found this disturbing map on the iPhone that logs detailed information about where you go… now combine this info with the level of surveillance that the authorities are enforcing upon us, often without our knowledge, and they ...

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Report Says Palestinians Being Executed in Cold Blood by Israel


Stephen Lendman (RINF) – The Jerusalem Center for Israeli-Palestinian Studies exposed the Big Lie about knife-wielding Palestinian terrorists — saying 78% of the Palestinian victims of security force victims were executed in cold blood. They threatened no one. Israeli soldiers ...

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EU Approves Labeling for Israeli Settlement Products


by Stephen Lendman  (RINF) – Since June 1967, Israel established 125 illegal settlements on stolen Palestinian land, home for about 600,000 settlers, many Zionist zealots, freely terrorizing Palestinians, committing violence and vandalism unaccountably. They’re considered closed military zones, off-limits to ...

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Bernie, War & the Empire’s Pie


Chris Ernesto (RINF) – As candidates prepare for Saturday’s Democratic presidential debate in Iowa, it will be interesting to see how Bernie Sanders continues the ruse of promoting himself as a peace candidate. It will be even more interesting to ...

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U.S. SecDef Ashton Carter Implies Russia & China Are Enemies of U.S.

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Eric Zuesse INTRODUCTION On Saturday November 7th, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, who had started his career at the Defense Department during the Reagan Administration as an aide to then-Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger, Cold-Warring against the communist nations ...

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We Have Never Seen Global Trade Collapse This Dramatically Outside Of A Major Recession


By Michael Snyder (RINF) – If you have been watching for the next major global economic downturn, you can now stop waiting, because it has officially arrived. Never before in history has global trade collapsed this dramatically outside of a ...

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Most Israelis Favor Killing Palestinians


by Stephen Lendman (RINF) – Propaganda works. Government statements and Israeli media one-sidedly highlight Palestinian “terror” attacks, mindless of reality on the ground. Most Israelis have no idea or concern about what’s going on inside Palestine – including longstanding occupation ...

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No Matter How Well Russian Media Expose Western Lies …

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Eric Zuesse https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p54hHhlLjRk * Western ‘news’ media simply refuse to report the lying that’s done by Western ‘news’ media and their governments. Western media didn’t even report – and more than a decade after the fact, they still are not ...

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Exposed by Wikileaks: The US Empire According to Itself


Robert J. Burrowes For many people, it is easier, safer and more comfortable to live in a world of delusion, particularly when this delusion requires no effort to seek out and understand truths that might prove unpalatable. If the delusion ...

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Poisoned Agriculture: Depopulation and Human Extinction’


There is a global depopulation agenda. The plan is to remove the ‘undesirables’, ‘the poor’ and others deemed to be ‘unworthy’ and a drain on finite resources. However, according to Rosemary Mason, the plan isn’t going to work because an ...

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The Most-Popular U.S. Presidential Candidate Blames the Poor

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Eric Zuesse The most-liked U.S. Presidential candidate believes that it’s okay to be born poor, but that anyone who stays poor is remaining poor because he or she is lazy. He also says that those poor people are trying to ...

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Former Reagan Administration Official Warns That Financial Disaster Is Dead Ahead


Michael Snyder Why won’t the American people listen to the warnings? David Stockman was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1977 to 1981, and he served as the Director of the Office of Management and Budget under ...

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Strong Links between Glyphosate and a Multitude of Cancers that are “reaching epidemic proportions”:  New Study Shows “the outcomes are alarmingly apparent”


Glyphosate is the active ingredient in the herbicide Roundup. The use of glyphosate is widespread throughout Europe. However, on 20 March the World Health Organisation’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) said that glyphosate was “classified as probably carcinogenic to humans.” This ...

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U.S. Prepares War Against Russia in Syrian Battlefield

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Eric Zuesse On Tuesday November 3rd, U.S. Defense Department spokesperson Laura Seal told The Daily Beast that twelve F-15C air-to-air combat planes are being sent to the Incirlik Turkey Air Base for deployment in Syria against Russia’s Su-30 air-to-air combat ...

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A Scientific Study Shows that in U.S., Uneducated Whites Are Now Dying Younger

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Eric Zuesse An article published in the latest issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), documents that, ever since 1998 in the U.S, Whites who are of non-Hispanic origin have been dying younger and younger, and ...

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America’s $43 Million Afghan Gas Station


  by Stephen Lendman (RINF) – Remember earlier reports about $7,600 coffee makers, $640 toilet seats, $436 dollar hammers and numerous other US military items, including hugely overpriced weapons systems, some for ones never used or don’t work. The Pentagon ...

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Rice, wheat, mustard … India drives forward first GMO crops under veil of secrecy

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A secret application has been made to India’s GEAC (Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee) for a new variety of GMO mustard to be released for cultivation. If accepted, this would be the first GMO variety to be approved in India – ...

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‘Mentally Unstable’ Obama Looking To Start A War With China?


By Michael Snyder This week, Barack Obama sent a guided missile destroyer into disputed waters in the South China Sea to see if the Chinese would start shooting at it. Yes, this is what he actually did. Fortunately for us, ...

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Seeds of Corruption: “Unneeded, Unwanted and Unsafe,” the Case of Genetically Modified Mustard in India


In India, genetically modified (GM) mustard is edging closer to becoming the first officially approved GM food crop to be placed on the commercial market. This is despite a series of official reports that recommend against introducing GMOs to India. ...

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What $6 Billion US Tax Dollars buy in Ukraine…


Cowardice, Corruption and Incompetence. RUSSELL BONNER  BENTLEY ‘Texac’ Expensive.  The US and EU have spent many billions on installing and propping up their puppet proxy government in Kiev. And after the purchase, “Cry ‘Havoc!’, and let slip the dogs of ...

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Could Turkey’s Sunday Election End the Invasion of Syria?

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Eric Zuesse The Turkish election on Sunday, November 1st, is a contest between a Sunni, Saudi-U.S.-allied, Islamic-run Turkey, ruled by the Islamicist Sunni Recep Tayyip Erdogan; or else a non-religious neutralist Turkey, ruled by the human rights lawyer Selahattin Demirtas. ...

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Deciphering Ideological Labels

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Eric Zuesse On October 29th, France24 bannered “Sarkozy to meet Putin as French right looks to Russia,” and promulgated, as is often done, a widespread misconception about ideology: that everything the “right” does is conservative, and everything the “left” does ...

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