Keiser Report: Virtual Virtual Economy (E321)

Totalitarian Democracy in the New World Order

Full Spectrum Dominance Video interview William Engdahl on his book Full Spectrum Dominance: Posted July 08, 2009 See also: Dick Cheney’s Song of America: The Plan is for the United States to rule the world. The overt theme is unilateralism, but it is ultimately a story of domination. It calls for the United States to maintain... Continue Reading →

Mike Maloney tells Ben Bernanke to “Quit and Close the Federal Reserve!”

Iran Diplomacy Runs into Sanctions-Happy U.S. Congress

By Jasmin RamseyWASHINGTON, Jul 30 2012 (IPS) - Congress’s rush to pass new sanctions against Iran ahead of the August recess comes amidst an intensified drive to pin the Iranian government to deadly acts of international terrorism and amplified moves by U.S. politicians to demonstrate their support for Mideast ally Israel ahead of the November... Continue Reading →

US Marine Corps Creates “Law Enforcement” Battalions

Whose laws?  By Julie Watson  The Associated Press July 31, 2012 "AP" -- CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — The Marine Corps has created its first law enforcement battalions — a lean, specialized force of military police officers that it hopes can quickly deploy worldwide to help investigate crimes from terrorism to drug trafficking and train fledgling... Continue Reading →

George Galloway: In Syria al-Qaeda is working with the Americans

Is Israel Fixing the Intelligence to Justify an Attack on Iran?

By Ray McGovern July 31, 2012 "The Baltimore Sun" --Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's strong pro-Israel statements over the weekend, including his endorsement of Jerusalem as Israel's capital (a reversal of long-standing U.S. policy), increases the pressure on President Barack Obama to prove that he is an equally strong backer of Israel.The key question is whether... Continue Reading →

Iran Warns Turkey Against Military Intervention in Syria:

By AFP  July 31, 2012 "Al Arabiya" -- Syrian ally Iran has warned their common neighbor Turkey that it will meet a harsh response should Ankara carry out any strikes inside Syrian territory, a pro-Damascus daily reported on Monday. “Any attack on Syrian territory will meet with a harsh response, and the Iranian-Syrian mutual defense... Continue Reading →

Al-Qaida Turns Tide for Rebels in Battle for Eastern Syria

In his latest exclusive dispatch from Deir el-Zour province, Ghaith Abdul-Ahad meets fighters who have left the Free Syrian Army for the discipline and ideology of global jihadBy Ghaith Abdul-Ahad in Deir el-ZourJuly 31, 2012 "The Guardian" -- As they stood outside the commandeered government building in the town of Mohassen, it was hard to... Continue Reading →

Syrian Struggles: Life on edge amid security nightmare

Flipping The Script: The Western Media’s Syria Propaganda Is Falling Apart

What is written in the press is lies. What is hidden in plain view is the truth. By Saman Mohammadi July 31, 2012 "Information Clearing House" --  Do you remember this guy, Jason Russell? He was the frontman for the short-lived and over-hyped "Kony 2012" propaganda campaign that exploited young people's emotions to popularize a U.S. military... Continue Reading →

Police: armed and dangerous?

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Mike Maloney tells Ben Bernanke to "Quit and Close the Federal Reserve!"

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Sweden rejects offer to meet Assange, whistleblower still in sanctuary

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Syrian Struggles: Life on edge amid security nightmare

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Keiser Report: Virtual Virtual Economy (E321)

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US wants world police after blowing millions on MidEast ‘occupation’

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George Galloway: In Syria al-Qaeda is working with the Americans

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What a Single Payer Health Insurance Plan Looks Like

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How the Economy Works: the Necessity of Crime

By Prof. John Kozy Global Research, July 30, 2012 "Money makes the world go around A mark, a yen, a buck, or pound Is all that makes the world go around."—song from Cabaret The economy is merely a sum of money, not practices that sustain the oikos, and the money that makes up the sum... Continue Reading →

This Is the Obama-Aurora Billboard Everyone’s Talking About

This billboard got a lot of media attention this weekend for its meme-style juxtaposition of President Obama and Aurora-shooter James Holmes. Styled like something you'd see on Reddit, the billboard features side-by-side pictures of the two men with the words "kills 12 in movie theater with assault rifle, everyone freaks out" over Holmes' picture, and... Continue Reading →

MSM: Courtroom Transparency

Another $200 million for the Pentagon up in smoke?

South West England hospitals seek to slash wages

By Ajanta Silva 31 July 2012 Nineteen National Health Service (NHS) Trusts in South West England, covering 60,000 hospital workers, have formed a Pay, Terms and Conditions Consortium (PTC). The South West pay cartel’s objectives are to reduce wages and introduce a performance-based pay system, increase working hours, reduce unsocial-hours payments, remove sickness absence enhancements... Continue Reading →

Massive police deployment against Anaheim, California protests

By our reporters 31 July 2012Police snipers on a rooftopPolice in Anaheim, California deployed huge numbers of officers in military fashion over the weekend, in response to several hundred protesters demonstrating against a recent police killing. Nine people were arrested.The protest Sunday was part of ongoing demonstrations against the killing of Manuel Diaz, a 25-year-old unarmed... Continue Reading →

Germany participates in war preparations against Syria

By Christoph Dreier 31 July 2012Behind the scenes, the German government has long been active in the civil war in Syria and in preparations for military intervention.Berlin is an important hub for the Western-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) and the Syrian National Council (SNC), who discreetly work there on plans to topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.The... Continue Reading →

Ex-TARP overseer denounces US government cover-up of Wall Street crimes

31 July 2012In interviews prompted by the publication of his new book (Bailout) on the $700 billion US bank bailout scheme—the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP)—the former special inspector general for the program, Neil Barofsky, has denounced bank regulators and top officials in the Bush and Obama administrations for covering up Wall Street criminality both... Continue Reading →

US Defense Secretary Panetta threatens Syria, Iran in Middle East tour

By Alex Lantier 31 July 2012 Beginning his week-long Middle East tour in Tunis yesterday, US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta called for regime change in Syria and threatened Iran with sanctions and war. Panetta will visit the Tunisian Islamist regime of Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali of the Ennadha Party, as well as Egypt’s Islamist President... Continue Reading →

Extradition Gives America Jurisdiction Over The Globe

By Wendy McElroy July 30, 2012 "fff" --  Since June 19, WikiLeaks whistle-blower Julian Assange has eluded the British authorities by secreting himself within the diplomatically shielded Ecuadorian embassy in London. On June 14, Assange's final appeal against his extradition to Sweden was rejected by the British courts, and he was ordered to surrender himself... Continue Reading →

Olympics: China’s success and sour grapes

31.07.2012  Would it be acceptable to label as a serial paedophile the "Olympic coach" who insinuated that China's star swimmer Ye Shiwen, 16 uses performance drugs to achieve her fantastic times? Without a shred of evidence, no it would not. Then let us call this "coach" a foul-mouthed, rude, pig-headed bigot and congratulate the Chinese... Continue Reading →

MSM: Courtroom Transparency

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Another $200 million for the Pentagon up in smoke?

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Horror Hospital: The Most Shocking Photos And Testimony From The Dawood Military Hospital Scandal

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The Perversion of Scholarship

By Chris HedgesJuly 30, 2012 "Truthdig" -- Fraternities, sororities and football, along with other outsized athletic programs, have decimated most major American universities. Scholarship, inquiry, self-criticism, moral autonomy and a search for artistic and esoteric forms of expression—in short, the world of ethics, creativity and ideas—are shouted down by the drunken chants of fans in... Continue Reading →

Why do Mormons Love Israel?

People of the Book BY OREN KESSLER July 30, 2012  -- "FP" --  TEL AVIV – Mitt Romney dropped by the Western Wall on Sunday, July 29, but one nearby landmark was conspicuously left off his Israel itinerary: the Jerusalem Center of Brigham Young University (BYU) -- or as locals call it with typical directness, "Mormon University." The presumptive U.S.... Continue Reading →

Conservatives Call for Obama to Intervene in Syria

By Josh RoginJuly 30, 2012 "FP"-- Fifty-six leading conservative foreign-policy experts wrote an open letter Friday to U.S. President Barack Obama calling on him to directly aid the Syrian opposition and protect the lives of Syrian civilians."For eleven months now, the Syrian people have been dying on a daily basis at the hands of their... Continue Reading →

We Are Facing Global War

Says Syria FM in Iran; opposition says transitional govt soon By The Daily Star July 30, 2012 "Daily Star" --  Syria's foreign minister met with his Iranian counterpart yesterday, with both sides decrying what they call an international plot against the Syrian regime. "I can tell you that we are facing a global war against... Continue Reading →

Horror Hospital: The Most Shocking Photos And Testimony From The Dawood Military Hospital Scandal

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The politics of Olympic Games

30.07.2012 The Olympic Games have long become a political event. The games in London are no exception. Nor were the Olympics in Beijing poisoned by the aggression of Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili against South Ossetia. Wars, sports boycotts, hostage-taking ... A remedy from the politicization of sport has not yet been found.Recently, the International Olympic Committee... Continue Reading →

US and Russia: From containment to coercion

30.07.2012 How would you feel if an amateur shooter moves in next to you? Most likely, you will be somewhat distressed. How can Russia feel about the deployment of the U.S. military base on the territory of its nearest neighbor, Poland? Probably the same way. This is not surprising as each country thinks about safety... Continue Reading →

Chossudovsky: US and NATO to Blame for Syria Violence

‘Panetta has blood on his hands for supporting Syria rebels’

Anaheim: day nine of protests against police brutality

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Drawing back the Financial Iron Curtain to a Beautiful Anarchy w/Jeffrey…

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‘Panetta has blood on his hands for supporting Syria rebels’

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‘Nail in Assad coffin’: US predicts Aleppo massacre amid spin crossfire

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Chossudovsky: US and NATO to Blame for Syria Violence

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Quebec Students Continue Resistance

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Israel, US Warmongers Bent on Brewing Iran Crisis

  By Dr. Ismail Salami Global Research, July 29, 2012 A report published on Sunday in Ha’aretz reveals that US National Security Adviser Tom Donilon has presented Washington's contingency plans for a possible attack on Iran to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu once the nuclear negotiations reach an impasse.  However, the report was immediately denied by a... Continue Reading →

Reflections on a Lifetime of Engagement with Zionism, the Palestine Question, and American Empire

An Interview with Noam Chomsky By Mouin Rabbani July 29, 2012 "Information Clearing House" --  What is perhaps most striking about Noam Chomsky is his consistency. Over the course of more than half a century of political activism, accompanied by a ceaseless output of books and articles as well as innumerable talks and interviews, he has—to... Continue Reading →

French unions sign concession deal with automaker PSA

By Kumaran Ira 30 July 2012On July 26 trade unions accepted sweeping concessions, including wage freezes and increased flexibility of working time proposed by the French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroën at its Sevelnord plant in the northern French town of Hordain, after two months of negotiations.The deal, known as a “competitiveness agreement”, came after PSA announced... Continue Reading →

Spanish unemployment nears 25 percent

By Alejandro López 30 July 2012 Unemployment has hit a new record level in Spain. The National Statistics Institute (Instituto Nacional de Estadística, INE) published figures on Friday revealing the jobless rate has climbed to 24.63 percent of the active population, surpassing the figure of 21.5 percent during the country’s last major economic crisis in... Continue Reading →

The jobs crisis and the 2012 elections

30 July 2012The Obama administration issued an official update on the US economy Friday that projects that unemployment will remain high for the next decade. The unemployment rate stood at 5.0 percent in April 2008, before the Wall Street crash triggered by the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers. Even in the best-case scenario laid out in... Continue Reading →

Syrian ethnic, sectarian conflicts deepen as US plots to install client regime

By Niall Green 30 July 2012 Fighting intensified in the Syrian city of Aleppo over the weekend, with the government of President Bashar al-Assad deploying troops and aircraft to retake neighborhoods captured by opposition militants in a major offensive last week. There were reports of heavy fighting in the historic city center and old fort... Continue Reading →

America’s Syrian Jihad

By Daniel McAdams July 309, 2012 "Information Clearing House" -- Anyone really paying attention to US policy in the Middle East these past several months must be wondering whether Washington has gone insane. US foreign policy under the triple threat of Susan Rice, Samantha Power, and Hillary Clinton has gone to openly supporting what the German... Continue Reading →

Syrian War of Lies and Hypocrisy

By Robert Fisk July 30, 2012 "The Independent" --  Has there ever been a Middle Eastern war of such hypocrisy? A war of such cowardice and such mean morality, of such false rhetoric and such public humiliation? I’m not talking about the physical victims of the Syrian tragedy. I’m referring to the utter lies and... Continue Reading →

Reflections on a Lifetime of Engagement with Zionism, the Palestine Question, and American Empire

An Interview with Noam Chomsky By Mouin Rabbani July 29, 2012 "Information Clearing House" -- What is perhaps most striking about Noam Chomsky is his consistency. Over the course of more than half a century of political activism, accompanied by a ceaseless output of books and articles as well as innumerable talks and interviews, he has—to the... Continue Reading →

U.S. Presented Netanyahu With Contingency Plan for Iran Strike

U.S. National Security Adviser Tom Donilon shared Washington's contingency plans for a possible attack on Iran with Israel's PM, according to a senior American official. By Barak Ravid July 29, 2012 "Haaretz" --  The U.S. national security adviser has shared with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the United States' contingency plans for a possible attack on... Continue Reading →

 How Will the 99% Deal with 70 Million Psychopaths?

By Joe Brewer July 29, 2012 "Information Clearing House" --  Did you know that roughly one person in a hundred is clinically apsychopath?  These individuals are either born with an emotional deficiency that keeps them from feeling bad about hurting others or they are traumatized early in life in a manner that causes them to become... Continue Reading →

Anaheim rally video: Cops arrest protesters, disperse crowd

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Interior Minister Says Terrorism to Be Eradicated in Syria

Damascus, Jul 29 (Prensa Latina) Syria''s interior minister, General Muhamad Ibrahim Al Shaar, said on Sunday that the Syrian Arab Army and security forces will eradicate terrorism in the country.Syria Denounces Violation of Olympic Spirit and Ideals After recovering from injuries caused by an attack on July 18, the minister stated that "there are some gaps... Continue Reading →

Who benefits from US wars?

Who benefits from US wars?

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On The Money: Weathering the Storm

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Seeds of Destruction: Hijacking of the World’s Food System

Global Research, July 29, 2012  Global Research, As F. William Engdahl wrote in "Death of the Birds and the Bees Across America": Birds and bees are something most of us take for granted as part of nature. The expression “teaching about the birds and the bees” to explain the process of human reproduction to young... Continue Reading →

LIBOR – Insider Trading on a Massive Scale

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America’s Internal Colonialism

By Devon DBGlobal Research, July  2012Colonialism is a word associated with the 19th and 20th centuries, with an outside force (usually European) coming into a country, destroying and uprooting the culture and people, with the main goal being the extraction of resources for the gain of the ‘mother’ country. It is defined as “the policy... Continue Reading →

Syria reportedly eliminated Bandar bin Sultan in retaliation for Damascus bombing

VOLTAIRE NETWORK | 29 JULY 2012 Though not yet announced by the Saudi authorities, the death of Prince Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has been confirmed to Voltaire Network by unofficial souces. Prince Bandar had just been appointed head of Saudi intelligence on July 24: a promotion which was interpreted as a reward for having organized... Continue Reading →

London Olympics: Reversal of Saudi Ban on Women Athletes is a Veil for Western Imperialism

by Finian Cunningham Global Research As the 2012 Olympics got under way in London the grand ceremonial parade of nations can claim an historic first. For the first time in over a century of the modern Games, women athletes will be representing all 204 participating nations. The historic landmark is down to a last-minute U-turn... Continue Reading →

News Bulletin — 22:00 GMT

Grass Greener No More: Ex-refugees flee Syria for home

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Car-tastrophe: Crisis drives EU auto giants to shed thousands of jobs

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South Tower Exploding Projectile by David Chandler – Serbian

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Protesters slams "militarized and corporate London Olympic games"

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News Bulletin — 22:00 GMT

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Guilty Conscience or Cynical Ploy? Architect of Too-Big-to-Fail Banks Says It Was a ‘Mistake’

by: Dave Lindorff  Imagine for a moment what would happen if former President George W. Bush were to give an interview on television and declare that his invasion of Iraq, and the ensuing nine years of death and mayhem that resulted from that war, had been the wrong thing to do. Imagine if he were to... Continue Reading →

Imperialist powers unveil their proposed Syrian military strongman

28 July 2012This week, Syrian General Manaf Tlass was mooted as the head of a proposed interim national unity government, to be installed if the US and its allies succeed in overthrowing the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.Tlass only defected on July 6. Before that he was a general in the elite 104thbrigade of the... Continue Reading →

US Sees Israel As Spy Threat

By ADAM GOLDMAN and MATT APUZZO Associated Press July 28, 2012  -- WASHINGTON (AP) -- The CIA station chief opened the locked box containing the sensitive equipment he used from his home in Tel Aviv, Israel, to communicate with CIA headquarters in Virginia, only to find that someone had tampered with it. He sent word... Continue Reading →

Saudi Police Fire Live Rounds On Protesters in Qatif   

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Thierry Meyssan: Damascus Battle (Français)

Ducumentary on IRAN Iran Is Not the Problem; Stop War on IRAN

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US Authorizes Financial Support to Free Syrian Army

By Laura Rozen July 28, 2012 "Al-Monitor" -- A US group that supports the Free Syrian Army has received a waiver from the US Treasury Department authorizing it to provide logistical and financial support to the armed Syrian resistance. The waiver was received from the Treasury Department Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) last week, Brian... Continue Reading →

Secret Turkish Nerve Center Provides Aid to Syria “Rebels”

By Regan Doherty and Amena Bakr July 27, 2012 "DOHA/DUBAI" -- (Reuters) - Turkey has set up a secret base with allies Saudi Arabia and Qatar to direct vital military and communications aid to Syria's rebels from a city near the border, Gulf sources have told Reuters. News of the clandestine Middle East-run "nerve centre" working to... Continue Reading →

US Proxy Al Qaeda Death Squads in Syria

By Stephen LendmanJuly 28, 2012 "Information Clearing House" -- Washington's agenda involves death squad diplomacy. Evidence mounts proving it. It's standard practice in all US direct and proxy wars. It's how America treats its enemies.Massacres and unspeakable atrocities are committed. Women are raped. Civilians are treated like combatants. They're indiscriminately killed.Others are targeted for opposing... Continue Reading →

Syria: Washington’s Latest War Crime

By Paul Craig Roberts July 28, 2012 "Information Clearing House" --  One wonders what Syrians are thinking as “rebels” vowing to “free Syria” take the country down the same road to destruction as “rebels” in Libya. Libya, under Gaddafi a well run country whose oil revenues were shared with the Libyan people instead of monopolized by... Continue Reading →

The Value of Tom Friedman?    

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Swallowing the Big Lie on Syria

Commentary: Reporting massacres that didn’t happen, and other media sins.By Tom FentonJuly 28, 2012 "Global Post" -- Antibes, France — The Western media should have learned a lesson from the Iraq fiasco.Most of the mainstream media gave a free pass to a Republican White House that promoted the Big Lie that Saddam Hussein's regime was... Continue Reading →

Which ‘Terror Plots’ are Relevant to Burgas?

By Gareth PorterJuly 28, 2012 "Information Clearing House" -- Following US news media coverage of the Burgas, Bulgaria bombing, one would conclude that the Hezbollah provenance of the attack can be determined from recent alleged Hezbollah terrorist plotting against Israelis in Cyprus and elsewhere. The New York Times quotes anonymous US officials as saying the... Continue Reading →

America’s Quest for Global Dominance

Hegemony or Survival: By Noam Chomsky Chomsky indicates that America is just as much a terrorist state as any other government or rogue organization. Posted February 27, 2009 In Case You Missed it Evan Solomon talks with Noam Chomsky about his book "Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance". Transcript Part 1 http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article22114.htm

Stop War on Iran

Iran Is Not The Problem "Iran Is Not The Problem," is a feature length documentary film responding to the failure of the American mass media to provide the public with relevant and accurate information about the standoff between the US and Iran, as happened before with the lead up to the invasion of Iraq. We... Continue Reading →

Keiser Report: Hang ‘Em High! (E320)

‘Internet – weapon of destruction, each slogan is dum-dum bullet’

Olympics turned into mega money-making machine?

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Keiser Report: Hang ‘Em High! (E320)

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‘Internet – weapon of destruction, each slogan is dum-dum bullet’

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War Voyeurs: Israeli tourists watch Syria battles from safe distance

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UK in double-dip recession

By Robert Stevens 28 July 2012Britain is mired in its second official recession since the global financial meltdown of the autumn of 2008.In May, the British economy entered a “double-dip” recession for the first since the 1970s.Figures released by the UK Office for National Statistics (ONS) show the economy shrank by a larger-than-expected 0.7 percent in... Continue Reading →

Which way forward for the Montreal student strike?

By Andre Damon 28 July 2012Five months after students in Montreal, Quebec launched a strike against tuition increases, the movement stands at a crossroads. The strike’s leaders are seeking to channel mass opposition among students and workers behind the political establishment and upcoming elections, while the government appears set to force the reopening of schools on... Continue Reading →

Consumer spending slowdown hits US economy

By Patrick Martin 28 July 2012The US economy slowed significantly during the second quarter of 2012, according to figures released Friday by the Department of Commerce, with a fallback in consumer spending, particularly on new cars, accounting for the bulk of the slowdown.US gross domestic product grew by 1.5 percent from April to June, down from... Continue Reading →

Australian TV program exposes Assange frame-up

By Mike Head 28 July 2012“Four Corners”, an Australian Broadcasting Corporation current affairs program, this week broadcast what amounted to an exposé of the frame-up of WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange on allegations of sexual misconduct in Sweden. Assange remains inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, seeking political asylum from the threat of being removed to Sweden,... Continue Reading →

Imperialist powers unveils their proposed Syrian military strongman

28 July 2012 This week, Syrian General Manaf Tlass was mooted as the head of a proposed interim national unity government, to be installed if the US and its allies succeed in overthrowing the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. Tlass only defected on July 6. Before that he was a general in the elite 104thbrigade... Continue Reading →

Devastating US drought heralds global food inflation

By Naomi Spencer 28 July 2012 An aerial view of drought affected Colorado farm lands, 74 miles east of Denver, Colorado on Saturday, July 21, 2012 [Photo: USDA] Severe drought spread rapidly across the central US this week, further damaging staple crops and heightening the risk of a global food crisis. The Midwest, where roughly... Continue Reading →

The US-NATO War on Syria: Western Naval Forces Confront Russia Off the Syrian Coastline?

by Michel Chossudovsky "As I went back through the Pentagon in November 2001, one of the senior military staff officers had time for a chat. Yes, we were still on track for going against Iraq, he said. But there was more. This was being discussed as part of a five-year campaign plan, he said, and... Continue Reading →

Was Batman Shooting Another False Flag?

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Mass cyclists arrests cast shadow over London 2012 opening

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The US-NATO War on Syria: Western Naval Forces Confront Russia Off the Syrian Coastline?

 by Michel Chossudovsky"As I went back through the Pentagon in November 2001, one of the senior military staff officers had time for a chat. Yes, we were still on track for going against Iraq, he said. But there was more. This was being discussed as part of a five-year campaign plan, he said, and there... Continue Reading →

CrossTalk: Ameri-Killing

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MSM: Stop The Frack Attack

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Doug Casey on Crisis Investing, Political Risk, and a Benign Anarchy!

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CrossTalk: Ameri-Killing

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“Progressive” War Propaganda: Deception with a Human Face

Selected Articles Global Research, July 2012 Is the Western "progressive" alternative media being duped by classic war propaganda cloaked in a humanitarian narrative or is it trying to lure the public into supporting military intervention?Several Global Research authors have questioned the focus of high profile alternative news outlets, which have supported the so-called Arab Spring... Continue Reading →

Welcome to the Kurdish Spring

By Pepe Escobar Turkish foreign policy, codified by Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, used to be known in shorthand as "zero problems with our neighbors". When Turkey started calling for regime change in Syria, it turned into "a major problem with one of our neighbors" (even tough Davutoglu himself admitted on the record the policy change failed). Now,... Continue Reading →

The Porter Report: Israel, the Bulgaria Bombings and Iran

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Turkey sets up secret base near border to equip Syrian rebels

Members of the terrorist Free Syrian Army (file photo) Turkey has set up a secret base near the Syrian border to send military and communications supplies to armed groups fighting against the government of President Bashar al-Assad. According to a Qatari source, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar are sending weapons and communications equipment for Syrian... Continue Reading →

Can Americans travel safe with so many enemies worldwide?

27.07.2012  American citizens once again were provided with the list of dangerous travel destinations. These areas are not forbidden, of course, but trips there are associated with a degree of risk that makes them impractical. The new "dangerous" list compiled by the US Department of State includes the Middle East, Africa and even some Western... Continue Reading →

Will political reform occur in the United States only after a catastrophe?

27.07.2012 By Lawrence Sellin John Brown was an American revolutionary abolitionist, who in the 1850s advocated and practiced armed insurrection as a means to abolish slavery in the United States. He was tried for treason, the murder of five pro-slavery Southerners, and inciting a slave insurrection, found guilty on all counts, and was hanged on December... Continue Reading →

US states’ opt-out of Medicaid expansion could deny coverage to six million

By Kate Randall  27 July 2012 Last month’s US Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) could result in 6 million fewer Americans obtaining health care coverage under an expansion of Medicaid. According to estimates released Tuesday by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), 7 million uninsured will be covered by the expansion, down... Continue Reading →

Tensions at China-Africa summit

By John Chan 27 July 2012The Chinese leadership held its latest summit with African countries last week, attended by six heads of state and ministers from 50 countries. In a bid to boost its influence across the continent, China agreed to provide $US20 billion in credit, doubling the amount it offered at the previous Forum on... Continue Reading →

Global elite descend on East London for Olympics

By Paul Stuart  27 July 2012 The Royal Dock complex, adjacent to London’s financial district at Canary Wharf, is hosting up to one hundred super yachts, including twenty of the world’s most opulent, as the Olympic Games begin. Its transformation into a Monaco-style marina playground for the super rich is a telling rebuttal to all... Continue Reading →

Hundreds killed and wounded in Iraq bombings, ambushes

By Patrick Martin 27 July 2012More than 100 people were killed in a series of bombings and shootings throughout Iraq July 23, in the bloodiest single day of sectarian fighting in at least a year. Official Iraqi sources placed the casualty total at 115 dead and over 300 wounded.The violence was directed mainly at Shiite targets,... Continue Reading →

Greek government, European officials plan billions in new social cuts

By Alex Lantier and John Vassilopoulos 27 July 2012Greek officials met with European Commission (EC) President José Manuel Barroso and international financial officials yesterday to discuss a new round of budget cuts worth 11.5 billion euros (US$14.4 billion) in 2013-2014.These cuts, amounting to over 5 percent of Greece’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), will devastate a Greek... Continue Reading →

Syrian wheel of fortune spins China’s way

By Peter Lee The question before the People's Republic of China (PRC) leadership is how badly it misplayed its hand on Syria. Or did it? Certainly, the solution advocated by Russia and China - a coordinated international initiative to sideline the insurrection in favor of a negotiated political settlement between the Assad regime and its domestic... Continue Reading →