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on February 8, 2015 in World News

WPost Is Lost in Neocon Fantasyland

WPost Is Lost in Neocon Fantasyland The neocons now control the editorial pages of the New York Times and the Washington Post, a dangerous development for the American people and the world. Yet, the Post remains the more extreme of the two, pushing for endless confrontations and wars, as ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar describes. By Paul R. Pillar James Carden and Jacob Heilbrunn provided in the current issue of The National Interest an extensively documented review of how the ever-more-neocon editorial page of the Washington Post “responds to dangerous and complex problems with simplistic prescriptions.” The Post‘s most...

WPost Is Lost in Neocon Fantasyland The neocons now control the editorial pages of the New York Times and the Washington Post, a dangerous development for the American people and the world. Yet, the Post remains the more extreme...

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on February 8, 2015 in World News

Nuclear War and Clashing Ukraine Narratives

Nuclear War and Clashing Ukraine Narratives America and Russia have two nearly opposite narratives on Ukraine, which is more an indictment of the U.S. news media which feigns objectivity but disseminates what amounts to propaganda. These divergent narratives are driving the world toward a possible nuclear crisis. By Robert Parry February 07, 2015 “ICH” – “Consortium News”- The U.S. government and mainstream media are swaggering toward a possible nuclear confrontation with Russia over Ukraine without any of the seriousness that has informed this sort of decision-making throughout the nuclear age. Instead, Official Washington seems possessed by a self-righteous goofiness that… View Article

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on February 8, 2015 in World News

GMO and Europe’s “Bread Basket”. Monsanto’s Land Grab in Ukraine

GMO and Europe’s “Bread Basket”. Monsanto’s Land Grab in Ukraine Long considered Europe’s “bread basket,” Ukraine’s agricultural potential is huge. It’s rich dark soil is highly valued. Ideal for growing grain. Farmland producing it matches Texas in size. Amounts to about one-third of Europe’s arable land. Ukraine exports include wheat, corn, barley, vegetables, sugar beets, sunflower seeds, meat and milk. About one-fourth of Ukrainian workers are in agriculture or forestry related areas. Monsanto and other agribusiness giants intend exploiting Ukraine’s agricultural potential. In 2014, the Oakland Institute published a report titled “Walking on the West Side: The World Bank and… View Article

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on February 8, 2015 in World News

Merck senior management tried to pay off its own vaccine scientists to remain silent about scientific fraud

Merck senior management tried to pay off its own vaccine scientists to remain silent about scientific fraud As the corporate media desperately attempts to dupe as many people as possible into getting MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccines for the protection of “the children,” uncovered court documents revealing major vaccine fraud at Merck & Co., the multinational drug company that produces MMR vaccines for the U.S. market, are only getting the attention they deserve from the alternative media. Back in 2010, two former Merck scientists, repulsed by what they saw taking place at the highest levels of the company, filed… View Article

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on February 8, 2015 in World News

U.N. Climate Chief: We’re ‘Intentionally’ Transforming The World Economy

U.N. Climate Chief: We’re ‘Intentionally’ Transforming The World Economy “This is the first time in the history of mankind that we are setting ourselves the task of intentionally, within a defined period of time to change the economic development model that has been reigning for at least 150 years…” The United Nation’s top climate change official Christiana Figueres announced this week that the group is actively working to “intentionally transform” the world’s economic development model, a task she called the “most difficult” one the group has ever undertaken. “This is probably the most difficult task we have ever given ourselves,… View Article

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on February 8, 2015 in World News

Lawmakers Trying To Pass Bill Exempting Politicians From Arrest And Prosecution For Corruption

Lawmakers Trying To Pass Bill Exempting Politicians From Arrest And Prosecution For Corruption Taking payoffs, breaking the law and pushing through unconstitutional legislation as special favors to corporate interests has long been par for the course in politics. But now Representative Kevin Calvey (R – Oklahoma City) wants to make it official and make it illegal to arrest any state officials accused of a public offense. Representative Calvey has introduced House Bill 2206, which would prohibit Oklahoma’s district attorneys from prosecuting state officials, granting that power exclusively to the state’s Attorney General. This would exempt lawmakers from prosecution of nearly… View Article

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on February 8, 2015 in World News

Bloomberg Suggests Banning Young Minority Males from Gun Ownership

Bloomberg Suggests Banning Young Minority Males from Gun Ownership Speaking to the Aspen Institute on February 6, Michael Bloomberg said cities should ban young minority males from owning guns, both as an effort to reduce crime and to keep those minority males “alive.” According to The Aspen Times, Bloomberg addressed a variety of topics, and after commenting on poverty and education, he discussed guns. The Times reported that he said, “Cities need to get guns out of [the] … hands” of persons who are “male, minority, and between the ages of 15 and 25.” He claimed that “95 percent of… View Article

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on February 7, 2015 in World News

Biden says Europeans questioning Russia sanctions ‘inappropriate, annoying’

Biden says Europeans questioning Russia sanctions ‘inappropriate, annoying’ US Vice President Joe Biden has called on European countries to show unity when it comes to sanctions against Russia, labeling the dissenting voices “inappropriate and annoying”, reported ‘Der Spiegel’, quoting the participants of the Brussels meeting. Germany’s Der Spiegel magazine said that the US vice president’s remarks were made at a special meeting of leaders of the European parliament factions at the EU headquarters in Brussels. Biden called on European countries to ‘stand firm’ against Russia’s alleged threats to the region’s unity. “Putin continues to call for new peace plans as… View Article

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on February 7, 2015 in World News

German defense minister warns against arming Ukraine troops

German defense minister warns against arming Ukraine troops The German defense minister has warned that arming Ukrainian soldiers to help them fight pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine would only inflame the crisis in the country. “Are we sure that we would be improving the situation for the people in Ukraine by delivering weapons?” Ursula von der Leyen asked during the 51st Munich Security Conference in the German city on Friday. The remarks from von der Leyen underlined an emerging rift between Europe and the United States about how to tackle the conflict. Under pressure from some members of the Congress,… View Article

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on February 7, 2015 in World News

Israel Retaliates Against War Crimes Investigation, Attacks AFP

Israel Retaliates Against War Crimes Investigation, Attacks AFP • Israeli embassy spokesman has nuclear-grade meltdown. • Attacks AMERICAN FREE PRESS for asking tough questions. By Ronald L. Ray — Israel is not known for subtle diplomatic skills. That is blatantly obvious in the Zionist government’s heavy-handed response to that state of Palestine’s accepting the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC) and acceding to the Rome Statute at the beginning of January, in an effort to obtain justice in the face of the ongoing Israeli genocide against the Palestinian people. The subsequent announcement on January 16 by ICC prosecutor Fatou… View Article

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