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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 ...

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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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The U.S. Government Is Spending 400,000 Dollars On A Single Helmet


Michael Snyder (RINF) – Would you pay $400,000 for a single helmet?  Of course you wouldn’t – but that is precisely what the U.S. government is doing.  Just the helmet for the pilot of the new F-35 Lightning II is ...

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Poisoned Food, Poisoned Agriculture: Getting off the Chemical Treadmill


A peer-reviewed study published last year in the British Journal of Nutrition, a leading international journal of nutritional science, showed that organic crops and crop-based foods are between 18 to 69 percent higher in a number of key antioxidants such ...

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AP/GfK Poll: Americans Want Gov’t. Shutdown Unless Federal Spending Is Cut

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Eric Zuesse According to the AP/GfK Poll published on October 27th, 50% of Americans agree with the statement, “Congress should ONLY increase the debt ceiling if it makes significant spending cuts at the same time, even if that means there will be ...

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Israel intensifies genocide of Palestinian citizens


(RINF) – It’s unlikely that the world has ever seen building and construction used as a weapon on this scale before, but Palestinian land is currently being colonised by over 600,000 Israelis in the West Bank and East Jerusalem areas, ...

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Why Is This Happening? Unprecedented Flooding Has Hit The U.S. Within The Last 30 Days


Michael Snyder (RINF) – Over the past 30 days, major floods have hit the east coast, the west coast and now the middle part of the country.  So why is this happening?  Why is the U.S. being hit by so ...

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Economist Magazine Cover Foreshadows A False Flag Event That Will Happen In November?

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Michael Snyder (RINF) – Have the elite warned us that November 3rd and November 5th will be particularly important dates?  The Economist has very close ties to the Rothschild banking dynasty of Europe, and it has been a well-known mouthpiece ...

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The Passing of Bhaskar Save: What the ‘Green Revolution’ did for India


Masanobu Fukuoka, the legendary Japanese organic farmer, once described Bhaskar Hiraji Save’s farm as “the best in the world, even better than my own!” In 2010, the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements honoured Save with the ‘One World Award ...

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Ukraine’s Cyber Mercenaries Attack Alternative Media

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George Eliason (RINF) – The terms cyber war and infowar have been a constant in many articles written about the conflict in Ukraine. The problem with the terms is that the concepts are so new that definitions vary from an ...

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U.S. Tells Iraq: If You Ally w. Russia Against ISIS, You’re Our Enemy

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Obama makes clear that America’s war against Russia is more important than America’s war against ISIS. Eric Zuesse On October 14th, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the U.S. government had turned down the proposal from Russia’s President Vladimir Putin for the ...

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They Profit, We Die: Toxic Agriculture and the Poisoning of Soils, Human Health and the Environment

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Our food system is in big trouble. It’s in big trouble because the global agritech/agribusiness sector is poisoning it, us and the environment with its pesticides, herbicides, GMOs and various other chemical inputs. The Rockefeller clan exported the petrochemical intensive ...

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Global Trade Is Collapsing As The Worldwide Economic Recession Deepens


By Michael Snyder (RINF) – When the global economy is doing well, the amount of stuff that is imported and exported around the world goes up, and when the global economy is in recession, the amount of stuff that is ...

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This is America Today

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Paul Craig Roberts (RINF) – This is America Today A gutless, cowardly population that accepts mass murder of women and children and destruction of countries without protest and sits and watches, without intervening, as criminal cops murder unarmed citizens and ...

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It’s Illegal To Tell the Truth


By Paul Craig Roberts (RINF) – John Kiriakou is an American patriot who informed us of the criminal behavior of illegal and immoral US “cloak and dagger” operations that were bringing dishonor to our country. His reward was to be ...

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Europe Secretly Starts Imposing TTIP Despite the Public’s Overwhelming Opposition

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Eric Zuesse The terms of Obama’s proposed TPP ‘trade’ treaty with Asian countries won’t be made public until the treaty has already been in force for at least four years. The terms of Obama’s proposed TISA (Trade In Services Agreement) ...

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Will New Global Dynamic Push USA Into Starting World War III?


  by Stephen Lendman (RINF) – It was just a matter of time. Pure evil only goes unchallenged for so long. Putin’s intervention in Syria represents a major geopolitical shift – a brilliant move, again showing he’s a master chess ...

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Wal-Mart’s Worst Stock Crash In 27 Years Is Another Sign That The Economy Is Rapidly Falling Apart


Michael Snyder (RINF) – Now that a major global recession has begun, you would expect major retailers like Wal-Mart to run into trouble as consumer spending dries up, and that is precisely what is happening.  On Wednesday, shares of Wal-Mart ...

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Putin Is Right Saying US Officials Have Mush for Brains


by Stephen Lendman (RINF) – He fully understands they have pure evil intent in their hearts and minds. Rogue hegemons think and act this way – tolerating no one challenging their ruthless policies. The New York Times and other Western ...

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The Numbers Say That A Major Global Recession Has Already Begun


Michael Snyder (RINF) – The biggest bank in the western world has just come out and declared that the global economy is “already in a recession”.  According to British banking giant HSBC, global trade is down 8.4 percent so far ...

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The MH-17 ‘Report’ — Paul Craig Roberts

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Paul Craig Roberts (RINF) – When I read that the report on the downing of the Malaysian airliner over Ukraine was being put in the hands of the Dutch, I knew that there would be no investigation and no attention ...

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Is Barack Obama Actually TRYING To Start World War III?


Michael Snyder (RINF) – Why has Barack Obama airdropped 50 tons of ammunition into areas that “moderate rebels” in Syria supposedly control?  This is essentially the equivalent of poking the Russians directly in the eyes.  Much of this ammunition will ...

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Exponentially Rising Global Terrorism

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by Stephen Lendman (RINF) – Washington’s war on terror is a war OF terror on humanity, largely responsible for exponentially rising incidents worldwide. The Global Terrorism Index (GTI) recorded around 18,000 in 2013, up 60% over the previous year – ...

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Recognizing Neocon Failure Shows Obama Has Come To His Senses — Paul Craig Roberts


Paul Craig Roberts (RINF) – Tyler Durden of Zero Hedge and others are misinterpreting Steve Kroft’s “60 Minutes” interview with President Obama. They see weakness and confusion in Obama’s responses and conclude that Kroft shredded Obama. What I see is ...

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The Goose that Lays the Golden Egg: Mining, Capitalism and Gandhi, a Catalyst for Agriculture and Rural Development in India?


Indian agriculture is in crisis. Indian farmers are in crisis. These crises are human made. Over 300,000 farmers have committed suicide in India during the past 18 years. Most of these are due to farmer indebtedness resulting from economic liberalisation, expensive ...

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The Fakery of ‘The Free World’

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Eric Zuesse 13 October 2015, is the release-date of the report from the fake investigation — by the governments of Ukraine, Netherlands, Belgium, Australia, and later Malaysia — into who and what and why caused the shoot-down of the Malaysian ...

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Exposed: British Soldiers Protect Afghanistan Opium Trade


Opium Harvesting, c.200 metres from Camp Bastion Airfield Perimeter Anthony C Heaford (RINF) – In this 7.5° view of Afghanistan, captured from an Airfield guard tower, we can see several less auspicious elements of the ISAF invasion and occupation: • ...

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New Report on Secretive EU Trade Deals Highlights Corrupt Agenda for Mass Privatisation  


Public services in the EU are under threat from transatlantic trade agreements that could endanger citizens’ rights to basic services like water, health, and energy for the sake of corporate profits, according to a new report released today by an international group ...

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Is Washington Cheering on ISIS?

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Chris Ernesto (RINF) – The old adage, “desperate times call for desperate measures” appears to be the theme of U.S. officials these days. With Russia entering the fray in Syria, the United States’ ultimate goal of ousting President Bashar al-Assad ...

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Russia Supplants U.S. in Global War Against Jihadists

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Eric Zuesse A meeting between Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Saudi Arabia’s Defence Minister Prince Mohammed bin Salman (son of King Salman) ended on early Monday, October 12th. Agence France-Presse headlined “Vladimir Putin Meets Saudi Prince on ‘Political Solution’ in Syria,” ...

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Private NSA Army is Attacking YOU!

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  Privatized NSA Army is Attacking YOU!   In the first part of this article series, the post 9/11 rise of a private NSA was detailed. Some started in reaction to the twin tower attack. They aren’t connected with the government, ...

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American Jihadi Starts Private NSA and Attacks America

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Have you ever wanted to put somebody on a no-fly list because they were black, white, Christian, Muslim, liberal or conservative?  Maybe because they believed in fundamentalist family values, or claimed black lives matter, or cops lives matter? Or maybe just ...

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European Publishers Pretend that Obama Is Right and Putin Is Wrong

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Eric Zuesse A typical example is Christophe Leclercq’s Euractiv website, news for Europeans. (Leclercq “was EU Commission official with DG Competition (coordinator for Information Society). Before that, he was a management consultant with McKinsey.”) On Thursday October 8th, his euractiv ...

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“Marketplace” Program, from ‘Nonprofit’ NPR, Pumps Fascism

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Eric Zuesse Here’s a pretty blatant example: On October 7th, U.S. National Public Radio’s (NPR’s) “Marketplace’ show headlined glowingly “How the TPP will drive domestic reform in Asia,” and reported that: In an interview with Marketplace’s Kai Ryssdal, President Obama gave a nod ...

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Electromagnetic Pulse: One Day We Will Wake Up In An America Without Electricity And Society Will Totally Break Down


Michael Snyder (RINF) – What would you do if the power grid went down and never came back up?  One of these days, and it could be a lot sooner than most people think, we will all wake up in ...

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How Syrians View Russia v. U.S.

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Eric Zuesse British TV Interviews Syrians About Russia’s Airstrikes Polls Show Syrians Overwhelmingly Blame U.S. for ISIS CONCLUSION U.S. President Obama’s chief aim in Syria is not to defeat the fundamentalist ISIS and Al Qaeda there, but to replace that country’s secular ...

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Malala Yousefzai Aims to Be Pakistan’s Prime Minister

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Eric Zuesse On Saturday, October 3rd, the India Today TV channel telecast an interview with the Pakistani 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, who said, “My dream is to help children get an education” — which has always been ...

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The Western Alliance Is Crumbling

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EU Is Abandoning U.S. on Overthrowing Assad Obama Cannot Defeat Assad without EU’s Help EU Also Rejects Obama’s TTIP & TISA Demands Obama’s Presidential ‘Legacy’ Heads to Failure Eric Zuesse Europe is being overrun by refugees from American bombing campaigns ...

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HISTORIC NEWS: Finally, EU and U.S. Are Breaking Apart

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Eric Zuesse German Economic News headlined on October 2nd, “US wants to exclude EU from peace talks on Syria,” and reported that, “The US government has torpedoed European proposals for a multilateral peace conference on Syria: Washington is basically for ...

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Gandhi Jayanti, Gandhi’s Dream


Robert J. Burrowes On behalf of those of us who struggle to honor Gandhi’s legacy to the world, I would like to wish Mohandas Karamchand (Mahatma) Gandhi ‘happy birthday!’ Gandhi was born on 2 October 1869 and had he defied ...

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Who’s Fighting Whom in Syria

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Chris Ernesto (RINF) – The following graphic illustrates that many of those who want regime change in Syria are fighting each other:

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Know World War II, Avoid World War III


Tony Cartalucci – (RINF / LD) – An Asian state aggressively expanding its military, bullying its neighbors, illegally fortifying islands, and bent on regional, then global domination – sound familiar? Are you thinking it’s China 2015? No, it is Japan ...

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The Anti-Russian Lying Machine in Action


Stephen Lendman (RINF) – It never rests, now in high gear following Russia’s announced aerial campaign against ISIS in Syria, beginning on September 30. For the first time since WW II, Russian and US warplanes are bombing the same country ...

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Video: Anti-Establishment Poet Colin Davies Tears Government To Shreds


Truth meets comedy.. the awesome Colin Davies

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Obama Deifies American Hegemony


Paul Craig Roberts (RINF) – Today is the 70th anniversary of the UN. It is not clear how much good the UN has done. Some UN Blue Hemet peacekeeping operations had limited success. But mainly Washington has used the UN ...

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Irresponsible Putin Bashing Following His UN Address


  by Stephen Lendman (RINF) – It’s always open season on irresponsibly bashing him – instead of embracing his sensible solutions to major world problems. Western media are relentless, marching to the drumbeat of imperial regimes they represent, partnering with ...

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A Voice from Novorossia: “I wish that no child should suffer the things our children have”

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While the world is led to believe that a complete cessation of hostilities has taken place in Donbass, the Ukrainian military continues to violate the ceasefire. There are more attacks than is officially claimed. The military situation in the Lugansk ...

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Disaster Capitalism: Outsourcing Violence and Exploitation

Robert J. Burrowes In his just-released book, Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing out of Catastrophe, Antony Loewenstein offers us a superb description of the diminishing power of national governments and international organisations to exercise power in the modern world as ...

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Gallup: 60% of Americans Want a New Political Party. But, Why?

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Eric Zuesse A Gallup poll issued on September 25th is headlined “Majority in U.S. Maintain Need for Third Major Party,” and it opens: “A majority of Americans, 60%, say a third major political party is needed because the Republican and Democratic parties ‘do such ...

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Ben Carson, Meet Saudi Arabia

Ben Carson Meet Saudi Arabia

Chris Ernesto (RINF) – Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson attempted to wiggle out of his religiously bigoted comment that he “would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation,” by claiming that what he meant ...

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The West Suppresses Report on Ukraine’s Suppression of Journalists

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OSCE Squelches Ukrainian Commission on Human Rights Speaker Eric Zuesse At a 21 September 2015 meeting of the OSCE (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe), which is run by the Western powers and which is the leading organization concerning ...

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Time for the Nuclear Option: Raining Money on Main Street


Ellen Brown (RINF) – Predictions are that we will soon be seeing the “nuclear option” — central bank-created money injected directly into the real economy. All other options having failed, governments will be reduced to issuing money outright to cover ...

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GM Mustard in India: A Case of Monumental Fraud and Unremitting Regulatory Delinquency

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The approval and planting of large-scale field trials of genetically modified (GM) mustard in India is currently taking place. According to environmentalist Aruna Rodrigues, this is completely unconscionable. It is occurring even as the Supreme Court-appointed Technical Expert Committee (TEC) ...

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Democracy Has Departed The West


Paul Craig Roberts (RINF) – Before the West spreads democracy abroad maybe it could get some for itself. The US is an oligarchy in which government is answerable to six powerful private interest groups. In Europe governments are answerable to ...

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BBC Blackout on David Cameron Scandals


Evidence of a blackout at the BBC over the recent David Cameron scandals.

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U.S. Will Station New Nuclear Weapons in Germany Against Russia

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Eric Zuesse Germany’s ZDF public television network headlines on Tuesday September 22nd, “New U.S. Atomic Weapons to Be Stationed in Germany,” and reports that the U.S. will bring into Germany 20 new nuclear bombs, each being four times the destructive power of ...

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UN Condemns Ukrainian Government Cover-Ups

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Eric Zuesse On September 18th, the UN’s Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights headlined “Statement of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Christof Heyns Ukraine: Lives lost in an accountability vacuum,” and condemned there the current Ukrainian Government in strong language, ...

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Who’s trying to stop research into Sandy Hook?


Professor James F. Tracy (RINF) – A Digital Millenium Copyright Act infringement claim was filed on September 16 against the owner of the “Sandy Hook Hoax” Facebook page concerning photographic images of Lenie Urbina/Avielle Richman. Unsurprisingly, Facebook opted to take ...

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Threatening Jeremy Corbyn


by Stephen Lendman (RINF) – An unnamed senior UK general threatened Corbyn with mutiny if as future prime minister he tried downgrading Britain’s military. More on what he said below. Western societies are too decadent to fix, morally depraved, corrupt ...

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