Category Archives: Europe

Where is the blood?

According to the Daily mail and Fox News, the photo above, “provided by the Ukrainian Interior Ministry shows the inside view of a bus destroyed by a rebel shell at the (government) checkpoint near the town of Volnovakha in the … Continue reading

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No Rendition; no Guantanamo… just shaming of captured Ukrainian contract soldiers.

These videos have been censored by You Tube. The first shows a rebel officer explaining to captured government recruits the ethical problems and guilt that comes with attacking your own people. The recruits are given tea and sandwiches and sent … Continue reading

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They swapped socialism for this

Sow hunger, reap anger: why Bosnia is burning Posted: 09 Feb 2014 04:29 AM PST Failed privatizations, rampant unemployment and a thoroughly inefficient and unaccountable political system lie at the basis of the Bosnian protests. Bosnia-Herzegovina finally emerged from the … Continue reading

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Libya: Race, Empire and the Invention of Humanitarian Emergency

Maximilian Forte’s assessment of where NATO “freedom” has left Libya. The people of Libya have my deepest sympathy.

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Sanctions- More Deadly Than The Atomic Bomb?

This is a good test case for assessing the humanity and ethics of the media information that you receive.  Whilst every major media outlet has reported on sanctions, I have yet to see one that reports on the effect  of … Continue reading

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British Have Invaded Nine Out of Ten Countries in the world

Britain has invaded all but 22 countries of the almost 200 in the world in its long and colourful history, new research has found. By Jasper Copping November 05, 2012 “The Daily Telegraph” –Every schoolboy used to know that at … Continue reading

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It’s Us or the Nukes

By David Swanson September 16, 2012 “Information Clearing House” –  President Jimmy Carter’s National Security Advisor was about to wake him up in the middle of the night to inform the President that 220 Soviet nuclear missiles were headed our … Continue reading

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WHAT IS HAPPENING IN MALI

Too often African, South American and Asian issues are ascribed by the media, when they even bother to mention them, to sectarian, drug or crazy warlord infighting. This article teases out the different interests including mining and neo-colonialism in Mali. … Continue reading

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German Intelligence: “al-Qaeda” All Over Syria

By John Rosenthal July 24, 2012 “Asia Times” — German intelligence estimates that “around 90” terror attacks that “can be attributed to organizations that are close to al-Qaeda or jihadist groups” were carried out in Syria between the end of December … Continue reading

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The Syrian Opposition: Who’s Doing The Talking?

The media have been too passive when it comes to Syrian opposition sources, without scrutinising their backgrounds and their political connections. Time for a closer look … By Charlie Skelton July 13, 2012 “The Guardian” —  A nightmare is unfolding … Continue reading

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The Power Principle – I: Empire, Metanoia-films (Noam Chomsky et al.)

  A brilliant and revealing summary of some of the worst abuses of US and NATO hegemony. It’s well worth watching. The parallels to Libya, Syria, Greece and Spain are startling. I note that few media pundits suffer from Déjà … Continue reading

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Germany planning Syrian financial and market takeover from 2000

From loefingstonn, “I don’t often recommend articles as ‘must reads’, as the term is a bit of a turn-off. But the following article is exceptional towards understanding what is happening in Syria – an additional element to consider in the … Continue reading

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Who Profits? Austerity, greed & the pain in Spain

“If you work at a regular job, you are in deep trouble. Spanish unemployment is at 25 percent—much higher in the country’s southern regions—and 50 percent among young people. In one way or other, those figures—albeit not quite as high—are … Continue reading

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