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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Modi and Monsanto: A Wake Up Call For India

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Immediately prior to Narendra Modi being elected India’s PM last year, there were calls from some quarters for him to usher in a Thatcherite-style revolution. The hope was that he would accelerate the trend of privatisation, sops and tax breaks ...

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Is war criminal Tony Blair up shit-creek without a paddle?

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RINF Alternative News In the light of the recent Labour leadership victory by Jeremy Corbyn, the current migrant crisis and growing threat of ISIS, it is no wonder that thoughts are turning back to the Chilcot Report. Commissioned in 2009 ...

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Big Lie: U.S. Allies with Saudis ‘Because We’re Addicted to Their Oil’

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Eric Zuesse In Syria and elsewhere, the U.S. allies with Saudi Arabia and other Sunni nations that back or even install ISIS and Al Qaeda Islamic jihadists, even while the U.S. wages war against those jihadists. This has puzzled some ...

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Is 200 years of Tory corruption about to come to an end?


RINF Alternative News It’s no secret that UK politics has always been a hotbed of sleaze. From its earliest days, the political scene has been rife with corruption and the Tory party have been at the centre of much of ...

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Can Jeremy Corbyn Stem the Tide of Neoliberalism and Militarism?


Jeremy Corbyn has won the British Labour Party’s leadership election by a landslide. Corbyn comes from the left of the party, a party that over the past 30 years has shifted further to the right whereby it has become regarded ...

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Rupert Murdoch’s Fox News Says Refugee Crisis Is Putin’s Scheme. The Backstory


Eric Zuesse The show aired on September 5th, and interviewed their contracted expert: http://video.foxnews.com/v/4466018186001/european-union-leaders-struggle-to-deal-with-migrant-crisis/?#sp=show-clips TRANSCRIPT, starting at 4:45: 4:45, Interviewer: The other place that nobody seems to want to go these days is Russia and China, and Russia and China are ...

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This Is EXACTLY What The Early Phases Of A Market Meltdown Look Like

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Michael Snyder (RINF) – There is so much confusion out there.  On the days when the Dow goes down by several hundred points, lots of people pat me on the back and tell me that I “nailed” my call for ...

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Israel to Demolish 13,000 Palestinian Structures

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Stephen Lendman (RINF) – Longstanding Israeli policy calls for Judaizing Palestine, ethnically cleansing non-Jews, continuing slow-motion genocide against Muslims, and prohibiting Palestinian self-determination. The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) says nothing demonstrates Israel’s racist policy “more graphically than…house demolitions” ...

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Global Gladio: NATO Terror Network Reaches into Asia


Tony Cartalucci (RINF) – An unprecedented blast in Bangkok, Thailand last month left 20 dead and over 100 injured. The blast was the latest in a string of violence carried out by US-backed proxy Thaksin Shinawatra, who himself was ousted ...

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Russia Is Going To Pass A Law Formally Dumping The U.S. Dollar


Michael Snyder (RINF) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has introduced legislation that would deal a tremendous blow to the U.S. dollar.  If Putin gets his way, and he almost certainly will, the U.S. dollar will be eliminated from trade between nations ...

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The 2030 Agenda: This Month The UN Launches A Blueprint For A New World Order With The Help Of The Pope


Michael Snyder (RINF) – Did you know that the UN is planning to launch a “new universal agenda” for humanity in September 2015?  That phrase does not come from me – it is actually right in the very first paragraph ...

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The Rise Of The Inhumanes


Paul Craig Roberts (RINF) – America’s descent into totalitarian violence is accelerating. Like the Bush regime, the Obama regime has a penchant for rewarding Justice (sic) Department officials who trample all over the US Constitution. Last year America’s First Black ...

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Is Bernie Sanders just another Israel apologist?


Watch this video in its entirety and decide for yourself

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Escalating Violence in America: Misdiagnosing the Problem


Chris Ernesto Reasons given for murders by the police, escalating homicides and rampage killings are overly narrow, if not inaccurate (RINF) – A number of years ago I moved from California to Alabama to attend school. On my first day ...

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OPINION: Why Every American Should Vote for Bernie Sanders

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Eric Zuesse, commenting about Thad Beversdorf’s article about Sanders’s record On August 19th, the brilliant Thad Beversdorf opened by posting a five-minute-long 2003 video of Vermont’s then-congressman Bernie Sanders, who was interrogating the deified Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, and ...

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This 2 Day Stock Market Crash Was Larger Than Any 1 Day Stock Market Crash In U.S. History


Michael Snyder (RINF) – We witnessed something truly historic happen on Friday.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 530 points, and that followed a 358 point crash on Thursday.  When you add those two days together, the total two day ...

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In The Month Of September 2015 We Officially Enter The Danger Zone


Michael Snyder (RINF) – Is September 2015 going to be one of the most important months in modern American history?  When I issued my first ever “red alert” for the last six months of 2015 back in June, I was ...

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Nazis Riot Again in Kiev to Force Resuming War

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Poroshenko Lies About Ukrainian Public Opinion, in Order to Justify Resuming Invasion of Donbass Eric Zuesse On Monday, August 31st, racist fascists (nazis) who hate Russians rioted in front of Ukraine’s parliament building to demand resumption of the unlimited bombing ...

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U.S. Publicly Splits v. EU on Ukraine War

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Eric Zuesse There now is open disagreement between three Western leaders regarding how to move forward with regard to Ukraine: Barack Obama of the United States, versus Francois Hollande of France, and Angela Merkel of Germany. On Friday, August 29th, ...

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Obama’s Ukrainian Forces Break Minsk Agreement: Resume Invasion

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Eric Zuesse The U.S.-backed Ukrainian Armed Forces, on Wednesday August 26th, resumed their all-out war against the breakaway Donbass region, according to an announcement on August 27th by the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) Deputy Commander, Eduard Basurin. Donetsk is the ...

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Nazis’ Gold Train Is Said to Have Been Found in Poland

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Eric Zuesse On 27 August, Polish Radio announced that two people have presented evidence that they have discovered Nazi Germany’s legendary “Gold Train,” containing art and that’s especially “laden with precious metals,” and that the pair are demanding a 10% ...

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Where is Neo When We Need Him


Paul Craig Roberts (RINF) – In The Matrix in which Americans live, nothing is ever their fault. For example, the current decline in the US stock market is not because years of excessive liquidity supplied by the Federal Reserve have ...

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Financial war for profit – Monied Interests Run America


Stephen Lendman (RINF) – Powerful Wall Street headquartered monied interests run America – in league with corrupt federal, state and local officials, waging financial war for profit. Reckless Fed-led central bank policy bears full responsibility for today’s market turbulence. Ordinary ...

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CNN Tells Americans That The Stock Market Is Not Going To Crash


Michael Snyder (RINF) – On Wednesday we witnessed the third largest single day point gain for the Dow Jones Industrial Average ever.  That sounds like great news until you realize that the two largest were in October 2008 – right ...

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Israel’s War on Gazan Children

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by Stephen Lendman (RINF) – A new Defense for Children International-Palestine (DCI-P) report is damning, providing more evidence of shocking Israeli war crimes – titled “Operative Protective Edge: A War Waged on Gaza’s Children.” Saying Israeli aggression killed over 2,250 ...

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Western Democracy Is An Endangered Species On Its Way To Extinction


Paul Craig Roberts (RINF) -The British Labour Party no longer represents the working class. Under UK prime minister Tony Blair, the Labour Party became a vassal of the One Percent. The result has been a rebellion in the ranks and ...

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Zionists Latest Anti-Semitic Inducing Provocation: Trying to Destroy a Highly Worthy and Sane Nuclear Deal with Iran


The same Neo-Con-Artists, and the same lying and blackmail game players AIPAC Lobby, and the same mainstream news media newspapers and televisions stations are once again lying about another major historical event—because the blood-thirst of the ideological Zionists is not ...

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Bernie Sanders versus Obama & the Clintons: The Big Difference

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Eric Zuesse I state here why I have come to support Bernie Sanders for President: Whereas Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama — the modern Democratic Establishment — have been so conservative they might as well have called themselves ...

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Did the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Really End the War?


Timothy Alexander Guzman (RINF) – “War is peace” at least according to a Sid Miller, a Texas official for Department of Agriculture and former state representative posted a facebook comment suggesting that the atomic bombs dropped in two Japanese cities during ...

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US Dark Forces Stoke Violence and Instability in Latin America


Stephen Lendman (RINF) – US orchestrated plans to topple Ecuador’s Rafael Correa continue. On August 17, Telesur reported disruptive elements attacked Ecuadorian soldiers and police with live fire. Eleven injuries were reported. Last week, violence rocked Quito. Dozens of police ...

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America: A Land Where Justice Is Absent — Paul Craig Roberts

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Paul Craig Roberts (RINF) – America’s First Black President is a traitor to his race and also to justice. Obama has permitted the corrupt US Department of Justice (sic), over which he wields authority, to overturn the ruling of a ...

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U.S. Gov’t. Says: ‘July 2015 was warmest month ever recorded for the globe’

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Eric Zuesse To global-warming-deniers such as the Koch brothers and Exxon/Mobil, the news that was reported on 20 August 2015 must be just a ‘coincidence,’ but the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported then that July 2015 was “the ...

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$25,000 for anyone who can prove Sandy Hook wasn’t staged


Professor James F. Tracy (RINF) – A man is offering $25,000 to any party who can substantively disprove his claim that the December 14, 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre was staged. Taking to YouTube as a platform one Joe Jones of ...

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A Death Cross, Wild Market Swings And A Currency War – And We Haven’t Even Gotten To September Yet


Michael Snyder (RINF) – Things continue to line up in textbook fashion for a major financial crisis by the end of 2015.  This week, Wall Street has been buzzing about the first “death cross” that we have seen for the ...

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We Have Already Witnessed The First 1300 Points Of The Stock Market Crash Of 2015


Michael Snyder (RINF) – What has been happening on Wall Street the past few days has been nothing short of stunning.  On Thursday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 358 points.  It was the largest single day decline in a ...

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12 Signs That An Imminent Global Financial Crash Has Become Even More Likely


Michael Snyder (RINF) – Did you see what just happened?  The devaluation of the yuan by China triggered the largest one day drop for that currency in the modern era.  This caused other global currencies to crash relative to the ...

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The Latest Science on Global Warming

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Eric Zuesse Because of the prejudiced coverage of the global warming issue that’s common in much of the press, I have decided to present highlights from one of the most comprehensive articles that’s now being considered by one of the ...

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Is the New ‘Law of War Manual’ Actually ‘Hitlerian’?

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Eric Zuesse The Obama U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has quietly issued its important Law of War Manual, and, unlike its predecessor, the 1956 U.S. Army Field Manual, which was not designed to approve of the worst practices by both the ...

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Altered Genes, Twisted Truth: Monsanto’s Silence is Deafening 


In his book ‘Altered Genes,Twisted Truths’, US public interest attorney Steven Druker exposed the fraudulent practices and deceptions that led to the commercialisation of GM food and crops in the US. Not long after the book’s release, he wrote an open letter to ...

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Another Big Lie About Ukraine’s War

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Eric Zuesse What follows here, about the current U.S. government’s lying, is banned by all major news sites in the United States, and by most ‘alternative news’ sites, such as Common Dreams, Alternet, and Truthout (although some of those alt-news ...

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Meet the ‘Moderates’ the U.S. Is Supporting in Syria: They’re al-Qaeda

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Eric Zuesse, as originally published by Strategic-Culture.org Increasing evidence is coming in that the groups the U.S. is trying to install into power in Syria are actually contending groups of Sunni Islamic jihadists who seem to agree on only one ...

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The Two Core Beliefs of the Republican Party

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Eric Zuesse 1: One core Republican belief is spread by religious fundamentalists, and it’s a conviction to do war against others by outpopulating them — reproducing more than the other humans do. Part of this is their campaign for fertilized human eggs ...

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US Congress and President Obama Officially Recognize Donbas’ Freedom!


George H Eliason It’s true! President Barack Obama beat Russia’s President Putin to the punch by recognizing the right of Donbas to ascend to the fraternity of nations first. He has reaffirmed this every year he has been in office. ...

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Little-Known Facts About the Fox News Republican Debate

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Eric Zuesse TIME has posted the transcript of the August 6th Fox News Channel Republican Presidential candidates’ debate, and there are a number of interesting features in it that have not generally been covered in the press: 1: After introducing all ...

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Putin Giving Up on Assad, Says Erdogan

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Eric Zuesse Turkey’s President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was asked by an interviewer last week, “On the question of Syria, have you seen changes in the attitude of Russian President Putin?” and Erdogan replied: “As compared to the past, there is ...

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Ukraine Bans 14 ‘Artists,’ Mainly Russians, as ‘Threat to National Security’

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Eric Zuesse On Saturday, August 8th, Ukraine’s Interfax News Service announced that the Security Bureau of Ukraine had just issued, on Friday, a list of 14 ‘artists’ (mainly Russian actors) who ‘pose a threat to Ukraine’s national security.’ The Ukrainian State Film ...

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The U.S. Is Destroying Europe

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Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org In Libya, Syria, Ukraine, and other countries at the periphery or edges of Europe, U.S. President Barack Obama has been pursuing a policy of destabilization, and even of bombings and other military assistance, that ...

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Republican Party Gave First Presidential Debate to Fox News as Political Payoff

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Eric Zuesse Millions of especially non-Republicans on Thursday night were disappointed to find that they couldn’t access the first Republican Presidential debate because they don’t subscribe to the Fox News Channel, the Republican Party’s news channel. Immediately, Newsweek posted an announcement explaining:  ...

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Pew Global Poll Finds that Obama’s Effort to Isolate Russia Is Succeeding

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Eric Zuesse The latest Pew international poll finds that whereas U.S. and global sentiments toward Russia were rather moderate, not hostile, until after U.S. President Barack Obama’s re-election in 2012, the sentiments toward Russia both in the U.S. and in ...

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The Deceit About Being a ‘Republic’ versus Being a ‘Democracy’

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Eric Zuesse One of my recent articles at several sites, “Jimmy Carter Is Correct That the U.S. Is No Longer a Democracy” generated many reader-comments (such as here) saying things like, “The US has always been a republic. There are no true democracies in the modern world.” ...

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Bankster Prosecutions Plunged After Bush’s Presidency

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Eric Zuesse U.S. President Barack Obama has followed through on the secret promise he made in the White House, on 27 March 2009, to Wall Street’s CEOs, and that was finally made public in full only when Ron Suskind’s Confidence Men was ...

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The MH17 Pilot’s Corpse: More on the Cover-Up

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Even His Family Was Blocked from It. Here’s Why. Eric Zuesse It might be the decisive piece of evidence proving who and what and how and why the MH17 Malaysian airliner over the conflict zone in Ukraine on 17 July ...

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U.S. Propaganda: It’s Not Just False, but Absurd.

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By Eric Zuesse, as originally published at strategic-culture.org. It’s so ridiculous, no intelligent and informed person would give it any serious consideration whatsoever. It insults the public’s intelligence. Here’s a typical example of the ridiculousness of U.S. propaganda: On July 16th, ...

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Jimmy Carter Is Correct that the U.S. Is No Longer a Democracy

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Eric Zuesse On July 28th, Thom Hartmann interviewed former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, and, at the very end of his show (as if this massive question were merely an aftethought), asked him his opinion of the 2010 Citizens United decision and ...

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U.S. Tries to Stir Ethnic Division in Crimea

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Eric Zuesse On Saturday, August 1st, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko (who now acknowledges that his government is illegitimate and that his predecessor Viktor Yanukovych was overthrown in a February 2014 coup), sent greetings to an international conference of supporters of Tatars in Crimea, at the ...

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How Aristocrats Have Gotten Away with Even Mass-Murder

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By Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org On 8 July 2015, in a pervasively ignored but historically very important news event (briefly mentioned by the BBC), the only trial ever in which a former head of state was convicted in his ...

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Scott Walker’s Big Lie

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Eric Zuesse I have written lots of articles about Barack Obama’s lying. To expose lies by Republicans is not at all a partisan matter for me; it’s about my only commitment, which is to the truth; and here is the truth about ...

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Working Class War Fodder


Who in their right mind would be prepared to fight and die for Shell, Chevron or Coca Cola? Who with half a brain would choose to put their life on the line for Goldman Sachs, Bank of America or General ...

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Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Implies EU Membership Might Be Impossible

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Eric Zuesse Ukraine’s Euro-Integration website headlined on July 25th, “Klimkin: ‘If Ukraine Won’t Be an EU Member Within 5 Years, We Won’t Ever’,” and reported that, “Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin claims that if Kiev is required to wait 5 years before applying ...

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As Economy Heads to Another Crash, BIS Acknowledges: We’re Failing

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http://deutsche-wirtschafts-nachrichten.de/2015/07/22/maechtigste-bank-der-welt-legt-mandat-zur-rettung-der-weltwirtschaft-zurueck/ World’s Most Powerful Bank Reverses Course, to Avoid a Global Depression German Economic News, Translation (and closing Note) by Eric Zuesse  |  Published: 22:07:15 20:10 clock The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) acknowledges in its annual report that the ...

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EU Visa-Slams Ukrainians After February 2014 Ukrainian Coup

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Eric Zuesse Although the coup in Ukraine in February 2014 was allegedly done in order to get Ukraine into the European Union (because the overthrown President Viktor Yanukovych had just before declined the EU’s offer for Ukraine to join the ...

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Ukrainian News Service Says Standard of Living Is Plummeting

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Eric Zuesse The plunging economy of Ukraine has evidently become so bad that Ukrainians now can even feel safe to call publicly for stopping the war against the separatist Donbass region of the country, and for reallocationg those military expenditures ...

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Obama Prosecutes No Mega-Crooks. Hillary Also Wouldn’t. Would Sanders?

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Eric Zuesse The chief reason why the USA is no longer a democracy (if it ever was) is that its mega-criminals have impunity, just like kings and other dictators in countries that make little pretense to being a ‘democracy.’ Any ...

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Perhaps This Is Obama’s Grand Strategy

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Eric Zuesse Washingtonsblog’s anonymous founder and principal commentator is one of the most deeply knowledgeable writers on current events, and on July 19th he headlined “Governments Worldwide Will Crash the First Week of October … According to 2 Financial Forecasters.” He noted that both Martin ...

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