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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 

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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!

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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

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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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Thousands of Refugees Flee Northward from Greece

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http://deutsche-wirtschafts-nachrichten.de/2015/07/18/tausende-fluechtlinge-fliehen-aus-griechenland-in-richtung-norden/ Thousands of Refugees Flee Northward from Greece Translated by Eric Zuesse, from German Economic News  |  as published: 21:40 clock 18:07:15 [18 July 2015]  The precarious situation in Greece means that thousands of refugees are making their way to northern Europe. There, the reaction ...

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OPINION: Concentrated Wealth + Widespread Stupidity = End of Democracy

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Eric Zuesse Today’s America is not a democracy: “Dark Money Groups Are Funded By Dark Money Groups That Fund Dark Money Groups That Fund…” That terrific investigative news report by Paul Blumenthal at Huffington Post, on 9 November 2013, penetrated beyond what ...

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Agency to Enslave Greeks Is Established

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Eric Zuesse Late on Thursday, July 16th, German Economic News headlined “Greece: Debt Restructuring Through the Back Door,” and reported that, “The majority of Greece’s national debt is to be moved in the next three years gradually to the euro ...

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The Constitution of the EU’s Dictatorship

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Eric Zuesse It’s here: http://www.esm.europa.eu/pdf/ESM Treaty consolidated 13-03-2014.pdf That’s the treaty establishing (which was originally done in 2012) the ultimate lending-fund for what the EU now officially considers to be a permanent economic crisis in Europe, of member-nations that are ...

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Who Will Bail Out Humanity If The GMO Evangelists Win?

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The pro-GMO lobby likes to think it has the monopoly on truth. Anyone questioning its creed is attacked and smeared. GM Supporters claim to be big on science and peer review. While mouthing slogans about science and its pivotal role ...

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Iran’s First Post-Shah President Says Iran’s Theocracy Is ‘Despotic’

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Eric Zuesse — Bani-Sadr says Iran was trying for a nuclear bomb until 2003 — He says “mismanagement and corruption” plague the country — He calls current government “despotic” — He says winners in nuclear deal are “Israel, Saudi Arabia ...

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7/7 led to wars abroad and loss of freedoms at home… but do we know what really happened that day?

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For the London media 7/7 is ‘done and dusted’, but for Tony Gosling, who helped cover the IRA London bombing campaign for the BBC, nothing could be further from the truth Tony Gosling RINF Alternative News http://www.911forum.org.uk/board/viewtopic.php?p=170296#170296 BRISTOL – At ...

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13 holes in government & media account of 2005 London Bombings

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Litany of media, police & judicial failures: 10th anniversary of 7/7 London Bombings Lies & betrayal of victims’ families: 10th anniversary of 7/7 London Bombings Tony Gosling RINF Alternative News 1. Train the alleged bombers are supposed to have caught ...

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New IMF Report on Greece Says Projections Are Unrealistically Optimistic

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Eric Zuesse A new IMF report on Greece, issued on Tuesday, July 14th, is titled “AN UPDATE OF IMF STAFF’S PRELIMINARY PUBLIC DEBT SUSTAINABILITY ANALYSIS,” and it says — these are quotations, not paraphrases — in summary: Greece’s public debt has become highly ...

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Russian Politician Predicts U.S. Coup Ousting Putin Soon

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Eric Zuesse Evgeny Fedorov, a member of Russia’s Duma or parliament, is predicting, in a half-hour video interview, that Russian President Vladimir Putin will be overthrown by a U.S. coup, within two years. He says that U.S. Government agents have ...

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How Fascist Capitalism Functions: The Case of Greece

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Eric Zuesse There is democratic capitalism, and there is fascist capitalism. What we have today is fascist capitalism; and the following will explain how it works, using as an example the case of Greece. Mark Whitehouse at Bloomberg headlined on ...

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Vladimir Putin States Russia’s New Strategy

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Eric Zuesse Russian President Vladimir Putin presented, on July 3rd, to Russia’s Security Council, the nation’s new National Security Strategy, which encompasses not merely military, but especially economic, agencies within the Russian Federal Government. Because his statement was ignored in ...

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Journalists’ Complicity in Hiding Those Guilty for MH17

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Eric Zuesse Robert Parry headlined on July 9th, “MH-17 Case Slips into Propaganda Fog,” and he wrote: “Many investigative journalists, including myself, have been rebuffed in repeated efforts to get verifiable proof about the case or even informational briefings.” His phrase “have ...

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Jeb Bush: “People Need to Work Longer Hours.” Media Soften It.

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Reuters & CNBC, Etc.: “Bush says Americans should have chance to work longer hours in improved economy.” Eric Zuesse Jeb Bush, on July 8th: “My aspiration for the country, and I believe we can achieve it, is 4 percent growth as far ...

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President Obama Accepts Slavery in Order to Win TPP Trade Deal

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Eric Zuesse So that U.S. President Barack Obama can end a roadblock and win the agreement of other nations for his proposed Trans Pacific Partnership, he has decided to remove one of the nations, Malaysia, from the U.S. State Department’s ...

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Wikipedia as Propaganda Not History — MH17 as An Example

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Eric Zuesse Wikipedia articles are more propaganda than they are historical accounts. And, often, their cited sources are misleading, or even false. On 15 August 2007, the BBC headlined “Wikipedia Shows CIA Page Edits,” and Jonathan Fildes reported that, “An online tool ...

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U.S. Wealth-Concentration: The Most-Accurate Current Estimates

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Eric Zuesse CURRENT REALITIES: Wealthiest Tenth (10%) of Americans Own 75% of America; They Draw 40% of All U.S. Income. Wealthiest Hundredth (1%) of Americans Own 43% of America; They Draw 20% of All U.S. Income. Wealthiest Thousandth (0.1%) of Americans Own 22% of America; ...

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New U.S. National Military Strategy: U.S. May Invade Any Non-‘Ally’

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Eric Zuesse On July 1st, the White House, Joint Chiefs of Staff, issued “The National Military Strategy of the United States of America 2015” (officially dated June 2015), and at its top is: “U.S. ENDURING NATIONAL INTERESTS: The security of the United States, ...

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Investigative journalists uncover disturbing facts about the Falcone and Borsellino murders

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(RINF) – In 1992 the famous Italian magistrates Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino were killed by two Mafia attacks. At the time, the tragedy was also widely covered by foreign newspapers and television stations. Many years later, there are still many mysteries about ...

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I Love GMO: The Warped World Of The Pro-GMO Lobbyist

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There’s a massive spike in cancer cases in Argentina that is strongly associated with glyphosate-based herbicides. These herbicides are a huge earner for agribusiness. But don’t worry, Patrick Moore says you can drink a whole quart and it won’t harm you. Who needs independent ...

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Ukrainian Govt. Acknowledges Some of Its Leaders Are Nazis

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Eric Zuesse On July 3rd, the Ukrainian newspaper Vesti  headlined “The Ministry of Justice Acknowledges UNA-UNSO Collaborated with Nazis,” and reported that, “Ukraine’s Ministry of Justice has officially recognized that the members of the Ukrainian nationalist organization UNA-UNSO fought on the side of ...

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CNN: Obama White House Lied ‘We Didn’t Know About Hillary’s Private Email’

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Eric Zuesse On July 1st, CNN reported that “President Barack Obama’s top aides, including David Axelrod, communicated with Hillary Clinton at her private email address while she was secretary of state,” and that, “Obama officials — including Axelrod — had said they were unaware Clinton was using a ...

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Palestinian Hunger Striker Khader Adnan In ‘Critical Condition’, Ends Hunger Strike

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(RINF) – Islamic Jihad leader Khader Adnan has agreed to end his hunger strike after 56 days, after it was recently announced that he was in a “critical condition” after reportedly ingesting only salt and water for the duration of ...

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Capture, Smear, Contaminate: The Politics Of GMOs

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When rich companies with politically-connected lobbyists and seats on public bodies bend policies for their own ends, we are in serious trouble. It is then that public institutions become hijacked and our choices, freedoms and rights are destroyed. Corporate interests ...

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Fearmongering as usual: FBI, Homeland Security issue Independence Day terror threat warning

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(RT) – US federal authorities have issued a terror threat warning to local law enforcement officials nationwide for the July 4 holiday, according to an anonymous US official cited by local media. No specific or credible threat has yet been indicated, ...

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Ex-Bush officials to teach course on decision-making in Iraq invasion

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Two key players and advocates of the US war on Iraq will teach a course on decision-making during the invasion of the country under former president George W. Bush, a report says. Paul Wolfowitz and Scooter Libby, who played important ...

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‘Tory ‘right to buy’ policy threatens UK homes’

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British media reports suggest the Conservative government’s ‘right-to-buy’ policy threatens mass selloffs of Britain’s council homes. During last month’s election campaign, PM David Cameron promised to give 1.3 million people living in council houses the right to buy their homes. ...

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Bill Gates’s Idiocy (or Is It Psychopathy?)

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Eric Zuesse Bill Gates was interviewed in the Thursday June 25th Financial Times, about global warming investments, and he said some remarkably stupid things, but explaining what he said requires a lot of intelligence; so, maybe what he said isn’t ...

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Malaysian Pressure Forces MH17 Investigation to UN

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Eric Zuesse Malaysia, frustrated by the refusal of the official international investigation-team to produce any clear evidence yet of whom to blame for the downing of the MH17 Malaysian airliner over the Ukrainian civil-war zone on 17 July 2014, has ...

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Percentage of Health-Uninsureds in U.S. Rises by 1.7%

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Since Obama First Promised to Lower It by 100% Eric Zuesse On 23 June 2015, Bloomberg news bannered “Uninsured Rate Falls to Lowest Since Obamacare Implementation” and reported that, “Last year, 16.3 percent of adults under age 65, or about 31.7 million ...

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Did Courtney Love Murder Kurt Cobain? Just Wait Till You See The Evidence – ‘Soaked in Bleach’ Review

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(RINF) – There’s only so much information you can squeeze into a 90 minute documentary, and considering the independent investigation that led to its creation has spanned over 20 years, presenting compelling evidence that suggests the death of Kurt Cobain ...

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Revealed: Almost 3 Million Faces Stored On Met Police Database

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(RINF) – As the result of a Freedom of Information request it has emerged that the London Met Police are compiling a database of almost 3 million people. To put this into perspective, there are currently 8 million people living in ...

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Nowhere to hide: Facebook goes beyond ‘facial recognition’ to track you

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Mick Meaney (RINF) – Terrifying new research shows Facebook’s ambitions to track users has gone far beyond the company’s ‘old’ technology that recognises users faces, which in itself poses a dizzying array of privacy concerns. The new development, dubbed Pose Invariant ...

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The Day the Earth Died

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And Why Sierra Club, Greenpeace, Etc., Were Virtually Silent About It Eric Zuesse As the civilizations that we all know, and love, and lived, slide increasingly into totalitarian misery; and the environment, which had been our lives, becomes less and ...

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Ukraine’s Pres. Poroshenko Says Overthrow of Yanukovych Was a Coup

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Eric Zuesse Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko requests the supreme court of Ukraine to declare that his predecessor, Viktor Yanukovych, was overthrown by an illegal operation; in other words, that the post-Yanukovych government, including Poroshenko’s own Presidency, came into power from ...

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America’s U.N. Ambassador Continues Standing Up for Nazis

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Eric Zuesse Recently, President Barack Obama’s friend whom he appointed to represent this country at the United Nations visited Ukraine and used the Ukrainian-language translation and variant of the German Nazi Party’s “Deutschland über alles,” or  “Germany above all,” to ...

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IMF Violates IMF Rules, to Continue Ukraine Bailouts

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Eric Zuesse The IMF, whose bailout operations are absorbed by the taxpayers in the member countries whenever a particular bailed-out nation defaults, announced on Friday, June 19th, that it will “continue to support Ukraine through its Lending-into-Arrears Policy even in the event ...

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The war in Ukraine through the eyes of a soldier – serving in the DPR Army

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Alla Pierce (RINF) – The ceasefire that nobody even believed in is now in complete disarray. Massive artillery attacks from Ukrainian side were launched upon Gorlovka, Spartak, Maryinka, Shirokino and several areas of Donetsk. The added deployment and use of ...

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NATO Lies to NPR

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Eric Zuesse On June 17th, U.S. National Public Radio (NPR) interviewed NATO’s and America’s General Ben Hodges, who is the Commanding General of the U.S. Army in Europe, which is “NATO’s most senior land forces command.” He said (after 4:54 in the audio): “This ...

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How Obama’s ‘Trade’ Deals Are Designed to End Democracy

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Eric Zuesse U.S. President Barack Obama has for years been negotiating with European and Asian nations — but excluding Russia and China, since he is aiming to defeat them in his war to extend the American empire (i.e, to extend ...

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The Secret Racism of Obama’s Top Enforcer in Ukraine

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Eric Zuesse THE WHO’S WHO AT THE TOP OF THE COUP U.S. President Barack Obama (via his State Department official Victoria Nuland, and Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt) relied chiefly upon Andrei Parubiy (“the Commandant of Maidan”) to be the ...

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Life in Ukraine Since the U.S. Coup There in Feb. 2014

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Eric Zuesse, 16 June 2015, 2:30 PM in NYC The following is a reader-comment that was just posted from someone in Ukraine to an article whose links document America’s coup there in February 2014 in the formerly peaceable but corrupt country, and the subsequent ethnic ...

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U.S. May Position for a War Against Russia

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Russia Says It Will Respond If U.S. Does So Eric Zuesse On Saturday, June 13th, The New York Times bannered, “U.S. Is Poised to Put Heavy Weaponry in Eastern Europe,” and Russia’s response to the announcement wasn’t long in coming. The Russian equivalent ...

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Hillary Clinton Backs Fast-Track on Obama’s Trade Deals

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Eric Zuesse On Sunday, June 14th, Hillary Clinton came out publicly for the first time in support of President Obama’s trade-deals — TPP with Asia, TTIP with Europe, and on TISA with all nations to lower the standards on banking ...

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The Two Contending Visions of World Government

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The Origin & Broader Context of Obama’s ‘Trade’ Deals Eric Zuesse U.S. President Barack Obama’s proposed ‘Trade’ deals are actually about whether the world is heading toward a dictatorial world government — a dictatorship by the hundred or so global ...

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Stopping Obama’s “Legacy” ‘Trade’ Deals: Did Reid Finally Do It?

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Eric Zuesse President Obama has many times made clear to congressional Democrats that the most important thing in the “legacy” that he hopes to leave behind from his Presidency is his big-three ‘trade’ deals: TPP with Asia, TTIP with Europe, ...

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The Heroic Anti-TPP Action by Alan B. Morrison — and More to Come

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Eric Zuesse On June 10th, Alan B. Morrison, one of America’s leading Constitutional lawyers, sent a letter to all members of the U.S. House of Representatives, explaining why U.S. President Barack Obama’s proposed Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) would violate the ...

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German Companies Stop Sales of “Roundup”

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Submitted and translated [and with added comments] by Eric Zuesse Monsanto: German companies stop glyphosate sales German Economic News  |  Published: 09:06:15 15:19 clock http://deutsche-wirtschafts-nachrichten.de/2015/06/12/monsanto-deutsche-unternehmen-stoppen-glyphosat-verkauf/ According to Swiss supermarkets, German companies have announced halting sales of Monsanto’s glyphosate herbicide.  In 1971, Monsanto patented glyphosate. Today its glyphosate (“Roundup”) constitutes two billion ...

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The Top 1% of America’s Top 1%

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The 15 Peak Years for Top-End Income-Shares in U.S., 1913-2013  Eric Zuesse DATA-SOURCE: http://topincomes.g-mond.parisschoolofeconomics.eu/#Database: Top 0.01% income share including capital gains, United States, the 15 peak years 1915: 4.36% 1916: 4.78% 1928: 5.02% 1929: 4.99% 1999: 4.21% 2000: 5.07% 2004: ...

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German Banker: Obama Is Destroying Europe

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Eric Zuesse (translation and added comments) Interviewed on June 6th by German Economic News, the chief economist at Bremer Landesbank, Folker Hellmeyer, says that because of Obama’s sanctions against Russia, German exports declined year-over-year by 18% in 2014, and by 34% ...

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March Toward Global War

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Norman Pollack (RINF) – The New York Times (NYT) is a trusted source of Administration thinking, particularly in foreign policy, more, an uncanny, sensitive barometer of deep-lying structural-military-diplomatic events which are presently culminating, beyond the New Cold War brewing since ...

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Israel Detonates Dirty Bombs Near Palestinian Bedouin Communities

“Collateral damage”: the family of the four Baker boys, gunned down mercilessly by Israel on a Gaza beach 16 July, mourn their loss. One young Democrat claimed Hamas forced Israel to kill them. (Ali Jadallah / APA images)

by Stephen Lendman (RINF) – Dirty bombs are radiological weapons combining radioactive material with conventional explosives. On detonation, they contaminate the affected area. The US Energy Department says radiation exposure is “fairly high” but not fatal. Nuclear expert Helen Caldicott ...

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