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Number Of Iraqis Slaughtered In US War And Occupation Of Iraq "1,455,590"

 

Number of U.S. Military Personnel Sacrificed (Officially acknowledged) In U.S. War And Occupation Of Iraq 4,801

Number Of International Occupation Force Troops Slaughtered In Afghanistan : 3,477

Cost of War in Iraq & Afghanistan
$1,576,896,293,953

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Video And Audio

 

Obey: The Routine Of Obedience
 

"This film was absolutely WONDERFUL! It is inspiring and maddening"

Authority & Expectations
 

Smart and provocative young veteran, Wray Harris, unlocks the sufferings served by the Iraq war.
 

"I Am An American Indian Patriot"

"We live in a prisoner of war camp, that's why they call it a reservation"
 

A Pantomime World

By Adam Curtis

A fake bubble of certainty that has imprisoned us in the west - and is now preventing us from understanding what is really going on in the world outside.

The Power of Nightmares

By Adam Curtis

In the past our politicians offered us dreams of a better world. Now they promise to protect us from nightmares.

“How we can solve the Palestinian-Israeli problem”,
 
  “I simply got tired of western mainstream media presenting the Palestinian-Israeli issue as being complex."

Miko Peled Debunks Jewish Myths

"If Anybody here, came hoping to hear a balanced presentation, then they are going to be sorely disappointed.

"Political Fraud"

Indoctrination By Propaganda Works

Lifting the Veil:
Obama and the Failure of Capitalist Democracy


This film explores the historical role of the Democratic Party as the “graveyard of social movements”.

Surviving Progress

The film connects financial collapse, growing inequality and global oligarchy with the sustainability of mankind itself.

Let Your Life Be a Friction to Stop the Machine

A brief and crucial history of the United States

The Most Honest Three and a Half Minutes of Television. Ever......?

Scene of the new HBO series The Newsroom.

U.S. Helicopter Blasts Afghan Man to Pieces...
As The Pilot Sings 'Bye, Bye Miss American Pie'


It is the horrific moment an Afghan man is blown apart by a US missile.

The Power Principle

Simply brilliant. - This is probably the best film ever made about American foreign policy.

Managing Public Perception - Psywar

The real battlefield is your mind.

The Century of the Self

How politicians and business learned to create and manipulate mass-consumer society.

Why We Fight

What are the forces that shape and propel American militarism?

Norman Finkelstein: American Radical

Probing, definitive documentary about Jewish-American political scientist Norman Finkelstein

Stop the Machine!!!!!:
 
A brief and crucial history of the United States.

The Secret Government: The Constitution in Crisis

Bill Moyer's 1987 scathing critique of the criminal subterfuge carried out by the Executive Branch of the United States Government

Lives In The Balance : Jackson Browne

"You might ask what it takes to remember
When you know that you've seen it before
Where a government lies to a people
And a country is drifting to war "

American Drug War - The Last White Hope

How money, power and greed have corrupted not just drug pushers and dope fiends, but an entire government.

 
How American News Media Works In Favor Of Israel
 
The Fourth World War

Documentary of radical resistance to global capitalism

 
The Israel Lobby

Does the United States in fact keep Israel on its feet? And how long will it continue to do so?

 
John Pilger: 'The War on Democracy'

The story of great power behind its venerable myths. It allows us to understand the true nature of the so-called war on terror".

 
Dick Cheney '94: Invading Baghdad Would Create Quagmire

Dick Cheney reveals the reasons why invading Baghdad and toppling Saddam Hussein wouldn't be a great idea.

 
Poison DUst

Poison DUst tells the story of young soldiers who thought they came home safely from the war, but didn't.

 
John Pilger: Truth Game

The worldwide propaganda surrounding the nuclear arms race is scrutinised.

 
The Road To Guantanamo

Three young British Muslims tell the story of how they came to be in US custody at Guantánamo for over two years, and discuss the Kafkaesque horrors that awaited them there

 

"I Witnessed The Degradation And Murder Of Detainees":

A prisoner of the "war on terror" disturbing allegations of mistreatment and murder.

 
Global Dimming

It reveals that we may have grossly underestimated the speed at which our climate is changing. At its heart is a deadly new phenomenon.

 
 An Inconvenient Truth

Al Gore's Documentary on the dangers of climate change and global warming

 

America Freedom to Fascism

Startling facts about our laws, raising critical issues that Americans must consider if they are to be a free people.


 

Despotism & Democracy : Video

Explains how societies and nations can be measured by the degree that power is concentrated and respect for the individual is restricted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ISIS: the Useful Enemy

By Ismael Hossein-zadeh

Kobani Kurds Expose the Hypocrisy of the Coalition Against ISIS.
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Whose Side Is Turkey On?

By Patrick Cockburn

Iraqi Sunnis have no choice but to stick with Isis.
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Afghan Retreat Echoes of Vietnam Defeat

By Finian Cunningham

The “exceptional” Americans in Washington like to refer to their foreign interventions as “nation building.”
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The Chickenshit Lobby Is Mad As Hell

By Justin Raimondo

Those whose job it is to protect the President need to take this potential threat seriously.
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Modern Day America:
One Step Away from the Third Reich

By John Stanton

Indoctrinate the masses into thinking that all others besides, say, Americans, are inferior, unexceptional, demons and insects.
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U.N. Calls Bullshit on Obama’s ‘Look Forward, Not Backwards’ Approach to US Torture

By Murtaza Hussain

A new report submitted to the United Nations Committee Against Torture has been released that excoriates his administration for shielding the officials responsible from prosecution.
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The World Must Judge America’s Human Rights Abuses

By Margaret Kimberley

Legal cases must be made against the United States at the IAHCR and with any other entity which can bring our plight to the world.
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This Nation of Cowards

By William Rivers Pitt


This is what happens to an ill-informed populace which is not taught to be strong, and fair, and true to the ideals of their founding.
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Corporations Act To Make Congress A Wholly Owned Subsidiary

By Richard Eskow

If we don’t get money out of politics, we’ll lose our democracy altogether.
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ISIS killed 600 Shi'ites after seizing Mosul in June, HRW says: Some 600 male Shi'ite inmates from Badoosh prison outside Mosul were reportedly forced to kneel along the edge of a nearby ravine and shot with automatic weapons.

Isis kills hundreds of Iraqi Sunnis from Albu Nimr tribe in Anbar province: The bodies of more than 150 men killed by Islamic state (Isis) militants were recovered from a ditch in the city of Ramadi, west of Baghdad, on Thursday in the latest of a series of mass executions of tribal figures who oppose the group.

Bombs at Marketplaces Near Baghdad Kill Nine: One bomb went off at a sheep market in the Iraqi capital's western suburb of Suweib, killing five people and wounding 13. Earlier today, a bomb blast near an outdoor market in the town of Madain, just south of Baghdad, killed four people.

Foreign jihadists flocking to Iraq and Syria on 'unprecedented scale' – UN: The United Nations has warned that foreign jihadists are swarming into the twin conflicts in Iraq and Syria on “an unprecedented scale” and from countries that had not previously contributed combatants to global terrorism.

Pressure builds for U.S. rethink of anti-ISIS campaign: Top American officials are piling pressure on the Barack Obama administration to retool its campaign against ISIS jihadists, urging an end to confusion over the U.S. stance on the Syrian regime, and preparations for the deployment of ground troops in Iraq.

Top US general favors military advisers in western Iraq: The US military's top officer on Thursday called for deploying American advisers to Iraq's Anbar province to counter Islamic State jihadists, but said the Baghdad government must first arm local Sunni tribes.

21 IS Fighters Killed in US-led Airstrikes in Syria: Activists say: Twenty one Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in US-led airstrikes against the Sunni radical group's positions in the predominantly Kurdish town of Kobane on the Syrian-Turkish border, a monitoring group said Friday.

Air strikes hit Kobani as Kurdish peshmerga prepare to enter: U.S.-led air strikes hit Islamic State positions around the Syrian border town of Kobani on Friday in an apparent bid to pave the way for heavily-armed Kurdish peshmerga forces to enter from neighbouring Turkey.

Hagel: US Faces Setbacks and Complications in ISIS Fight: The top U.S. military officials said the U.S. and Iraqis have suffered setbacks in efforts to protect Sunni tribes in Iraq and form a "moderate" opposition force in Syria.

US Congress to revisit ISIS war debate after election: A handful of lawmakers are also pushing for Congress to consider a broader Authorization for the Use of Military Force, which would set out guidelines for the overall effort to halt the militants.

Pentagon spending hits five-year high amid anti-ISIS campaign: So significant was defense spending during the last quarter, in fact, that the 16 percent growth seen in that sector is said to have helped the economy overcome below-expectation consumer spending rates recorded during that same span.

Al-Qaeda' gunmen kill Yemen police officer, soldier: Suspected Al-Qaeda gunmen killed a Yemeni police officer and a soldier in two separate attacks in the south of the strife-torn country, security sources said Friday.

Iran’s oil revenue falls 30 percent on back of global price decline: “In the issue of oil, the economy has not been the sole important factor,” Rouhani said. “International politics and plots” have also affected prices, he said, without elaborating.

Israeli occupation forces kills Palestinian: Israeli police on Thursday shot dead Mutaz Hijazi, a Palestinian whom the police claimed was responsible for firing at the US-born rabbi. The killing prompted daylong clashes in Abu Tor, located south of the Old City

Israeli closure of Al-Aqsa Mosque a ‘declaration of war’: Israel appeared to back down in the face of outrage over its policy on Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque, ordering a partial opening Friday after closing the site fully for the first time in nearly 50 years.

U.S. blasts Israeli settlements as ‘illegitimate’: The United States Monday blasted Israel for pledging to build 1,000 more settler homes in Arab east Jerusalem, saying any such move would be “incompatible” with peace efforts.

Livni: Settlers want ‘apartheid’ buses: Settlers’ demands that Jews and Palestinians travel on separate buses smack of apartheid, Justice Minister Tzipi Livni said in an interview with Army Radio Thursday.

Sweden recognises state of Palestine: Israel recalls its ambassador following move Swedish foreign minister hopes "will show the way for others".

Netanyahu insists he is 'under attack for defending Israel' after remarks from US official: Despite the deepening frustration in Washington, Netanyahu continued to hit back over the latest settlement announcement, saying US criticism was “detached from reality”, even on the eve of the publication of the latest remarks.

Google Survey: Majority of US Citizens Think US Gives Too Much to Israel: Today 6 in 10 Americans believe the U.S. gives too much aid to Israel

14 killed in DR Congo machete attack:" FOURTEEN people were killed in a machete attack by Ugandan rebels in the Beni region in the restive eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where nearly 100 civilians have already perished, a non-governmental group said Thursday.

Burkina Faso parliament set ablaze: Protesters angry at plans to allow Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27-year-rule have set fire to parliament. A huge crowd is surging towards the presidential palace and the main airport has been shut.

Burkina Faso president refuses to step down: After hours of confusion about whether Compaore would hold on to power, and even about where he was, the president spoke briefly on television and radio to stay he was still in charge and would not step down.

US Kills 6 people in Pakistani Tribal Areas: An American drone strike killed at least six alledged militants early Thursday in the South Waziristan tribal region of Pakistan, a senior Pakistani security official said. The drone’s missiles struck a private residence near a school in the village of Nargasi, the official said.

Russia-Ukraine gas deal secures EU winter supply: European Union energy chief Guenther Oettinger said he was confident that Ukraine would be able to afford to pay for the gas it needed.

Russia delivers relief supplies to Ukraine’s Donetsk region: The Russian Emergencies Ministry truck convoy has delivered humanitarian aid to Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region. About 50 trucks have brought to the region food products and construction materials with the total weight of some 500 tons

NYPD arrests, ‘brutalizes’ peace activist McGovern ahead of Petraeus speech: The New York Police Department has detained prominent peace activist and former CIA agent Ray McGovern, with witnesses saying he was “yelling in pain” during arrest.

U.S. military ordered to hide identities, change routines to avoid terrorist attacks: The agency in charge of protecting the Pentagon has sent out a warning that “ISIL-linked terrorists” want to attack employees and is urging them to change routines and mask their identities.

Ottawa shooting was ‘last desperate act’ of a mentally ill person, his mother writes: Michael Zehaf-Bibeau’s terror-filled rampage in the nation’s capital this week wasn’t driven by some grand ideology or political motive, but rather was the “last desperate act” of someone who was not well in his mind and felt trapped, his mother says.

Is Filming a Police Officer a "Domestic Threat"? Austin Activist on Trial for Videotaping an Arrest : Video - A jury in Austin, Texas, is set to issue its decision today in a case that centers on a person's right to film police officers.

Russell Brand And Naomi Klein Talk Climate Change And The Need For Revolution: Audio - The pair zeroed in on multinational oil giants such as Exxon Mobil, referring to them as companies that were "addicted to stupid money", with Klein arguing that the world could convert from fossil fuels to renewable energy within 15 years.

October 30, 2014

Isis, Jabhat al-Nusra and Other Islamist Groups Are One And The Same: Senior Army Officer

By Robert Fisk

A senior Syrian army officer talks to Robert Fisk about his army’s brutal struggle with Isis, in a dirty war whose challenges include widespread atrocities.
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CIA Mouthpiece Lets Slip On Russian ‘Aggression’

By Finian Cunningham

Claims can now be seen for what they are: propaganda in the service of a political agenda from Washington.
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Latest Putin-bashing Invention
Putin About To Be Sacrificed


By The Saker

I normally don't comment any of the nonsense which circulates on the Internet, but this one seems to have a lot of people worried.
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The Cheney-Powell-Rumsfeld-Wolfowitz Strategy: An Evaluation

By Michael S. Rozeff

The U.S. planned full spectrum dominance everywhere.
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Canada’s Heart of Darkness. Democracy and Civility Foregone?

By Jim Miles

Once upon a time, Canada was able to create the illusion that it was the “peaceable kingdom”, an illusion accepted domestically and arguably by most of the rest of the world.
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Fighting for Survival in the Sinai: Egypt's Convenient War

By Ramzy Baroud

Egypt’s recent turmoil has indeed exasperated violence in the Sinai Peninsula, but that violence was rooted in a largely different political reality.
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The Ebola Story Doesn’t Smell Right

By Paul Craig Roberts

The official story is that combat troops are being sent to build treatment structures for those infected with ebola.
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The Moral Blindness of our Leading Liberals

By Chris Floyd

What is most important to them is not stopping the system -- but making sure that one of "theirs" is running it.
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News Veteran, Details Massive Censorship and Propaganda in Mainstream Media

By Michael Krieger

I had no idea that the President of CBS News’ brother was a top national security advisor to President Obama, did you?
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Risky Business: "Easy Money"

By Mike Whitney

Last week, the country’s biggest mortgage lenders scored a couple of key victories that will allow them to ease lending standards, crank out more toxic assets, and inflate another housing bubble.
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Rise Up America, Rise Up!

By Mohammed Mesbahi

It is up to you, the youth of America, to lead the way by organising a non-stop demonstration in every state, until that nationwide wave of peaceful protest eventually catches on globally.
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Syria: 30 people killed in refugee camp 'massacre': Footage shows horrific aftermath of attack in Syria. The footage showed corpses of women, children and burning tents while people scrambled to save the wounded. "It's a massacre of refugees," a voice off camera said.

IS attack on Syrian gas fields kills 30 government troops: Islamic State fighters have attempt to recapture the Sha'ar gas fields, which they had lost to pro-Assad forces in July

U.S. airstrikes failed to kill terror targets in Syria, officials say: Both Muhsin al-Fadhli, the leader of the Khorasan Group, and David Drugeon, a French jihadist and key member, who is believed to be a skilled bomb-maker, are alive. The United States does not know with certainty if they are injured.

Isil controls half of Kobane, says rebel leader: More than half of Kobane is now in Isil hands, according to veteren rebel leader, as Kurdish Peshmerga forces arrive in a last-minute bid to defend besieged town

Kurdish convoy heads to Syria to take on Islamic State: A convoy of peshmerga fighters from northern Iraq headed across southeastern Turkey on Wednesday towards the Syrian town of Kobani to try to help fellow Kurds break an Islamic State siege which has defied U.S.-led air strikes.

Free Syrian Army Fighters Enter Kobani To Help Battle ISIS: A small group of Syrian rebels entered Kobani from Turkey on Wednesday in a push to help Kurdish fighters there against the militants, activists and Kurdish officials said.

For Turkey and U.S. a 60-year alliance shows signs of crumbling: The increasingly hostile divergence of views between Turkey and the United States over Syria is testing the durability of their 60-year alliance, to the point where some are starting to question whether the two countries still can be considered allies at all.

150 Iraqi tribesmen opposed to ISIS found in mass grave: Islamic State militants took the men from their villages to the city of Ramadi and killed them on Wednesday night and buried them, an official in a police operations centre and another security official told Reuters.

Iraqi Forces Launch New Bid To Retake Country's Largest Refinery From ISIS: Iraqi security forces said they advanced to within 2 km (1.2 mile) of the city of Baiji on Wednesday in a new offensive to retake the country's biggest oil refinery that has been besieged since June by Islamic State militants.

Far-right rabbi shot and seriously wounded in attack in Jerusalem: While details remained confused, it appears the man was shot several times at close range outside the city’s Begin Centre by a gunman who escaped by motorcycle.

Abbas to Israel: Make peace with us and 57 other nations will follow: He called on Israeli citizens to request that the Israeli government "not miss this opportunity for peace because what surrounds us is even worse."

Israel's Netanyahu Fumes At Reportedly Being Called 'Chickens**t' By U.S. Official: Netanyahu, the official was reported to have said, is interested only in "protecting himself from political defeat ... He's got no guts."

Top Dem 'shocked' by 'chickens---' remark: "I call upon the Administration to reassert the importance of the relationship between the United States and Israel, and to reaffirm that the bonds between our two countries are unbreakable. Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.), the ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee said.

Death toll tops 200 in battle for Libya's Benghazi: At least 10 people were killed in fighting for Libya's second city Benghazi Wednesday, taking the death toll from a two-week-old government-backed counter-offensive against Islamist militia to 201.

Amnesty: Libyan militias committing war crimes: In a new report released Thursday, it accuses fighters of having complete disregard for civilian lives, saying militants have fired GRAD rockets and artillery into civilian neighborhoods. It also says "scores of civilians have been abducted by armed groups."

21 killed in Mali: France said a French soldier and about 20 Islamist militants were killed during a fierce clash in northern Mali near the Algerian border earlier in the day.

Seven soldiers, one civilian killed in eastern Ukraine: "Over the last 24 hours, we have lost seven servicemen, 11 were injured," Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko told reporters

US Kills 4 People In Pakistan: : Security officials say a U.S. drone strike has killed at least four militants in Pakistan's restive tribal region near the Afghan border.

Afghanistan: 3 Taliban militants blown up by own explosives in Kandahar: According to local government officials, the incident took place around 7;00 am local time while the Taliban militants were busy planting Improvised Explosive Device (IED).

Chuck Hagel issues broad military Ebola isolation order: All American troops returning from the Ebola zone in West Africa must spend 21 days in isolation, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered Wednesday.

Ebola nurse says she'll fight Maine quarantine authority: Gov. Paul LePage said Wednesday that Ebola nurse Kaci Hickox was "unwilling" to follow state health guidelines and that he was seeking legal authority to force her to remain quarantined at a rural home in Maine for 21 days.

California issues quarantine policy for Ebola exposure: Anyone arriving in California from an Ebola-affected area and who has had personal contact with a person infected with the deadly virus will be quarantined for 21 days, according to an order issued Wednesday by the state's public health director.

If Ebola batters US, we are not ready: Analysis: The U.S. health care apparatus is so unprepared and short on resources to deal with the deadly Ebola virus that even small clusters of cases could overwhelm parts of the system, according to an Associated Press review of readiness at hospitals and other components of the emergency medical network.

Austrian Police Detain 14-Year-Old Terror Suspect: The Austrian state prosecutor's office says a 14-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of planning to place a bomb in a busy Viennese train station and could be charged with belonging to a terrorist organization.

FBI demands new powers to hack into computers and carry out surveillance: Agency requests rule change but civil liberties groups say ‘extremely invasive’ technique amounts to unconstitutional power grab.

Government Authority Intended for Terrorism is Used for Other Purposes: What the reports reveal? Two things: 1) there has been an enormous increase in the use of sneak and peek warrants and 2) they are rarely used for terrorism cases.

Make America Safer: Shut Down the Department of Homeland Security: Analysis: DHS, a massive department that wastes taxpayer dollars and abuses civil liberties, should be replaced

US Federal Reserve to end quantitative easing programme: Central bank’s head, Janet Yellen, confirms cessation of buying bonds in October after injection of £4.5 trillion over five years

Greenspan: Fed can’t exit without turmoil: Former Fed chairman Alan Greenspan sees concerns with the central bank stopping quantitative easing. Greenspan said he didn’t like the word “crisis” but that “turmoil” was a good substitute.

Fireworks Fly As Peter Schiff Warns "An Economy That Lives By QE, Dies By QE": Peter Schiff ventured on to CNBC to discuss the economy, the fed, and gold... among other things. Schiff rightly fears that while the Fed may well stop QE3 tomorrow, QE4 will not be too long behind it

Does This Look Like A Housing Recovery To You?: Homeownership Rate 2014We just learned that the homeownership rate in the United States has fallen to the lowest level in 19 years. But of course this is not a new trend.

October 29, 2014

Resolving Key Nuclear Issue Turns on Iran-Russia Deal

By Gareth Porter

The briefing was translated by BBC’s monitoring service but not reported in the Western press.
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The Kerry-Abdullah Secret Deal
Oil-Gas Pipeline War On Iran, Syria And Russia


By F. William Engdahl

One of the weirdest anomalies of the recent NATO bombing campaign, is that the price of crude oil has been dropping, dramatically.
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Putin's Head

By Vasily Koltashov and Boris Kagarlitsky

Who will remove the head of Russian President Putin and offer it on a platter to the U.S.?
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Jerusalem, the Capital of Apartheid, Awaits the Uprising

By Gideon Levy

Mass arrests, violent settlers, expulsion, and dispossession: With that as the lot of Jerusalem's Palestinians, no one should have been surprised with Wednesday's terror attack.
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The Genius Of Israeli Evil: It Poses As Concern

By Amira Hass

The genius of Israeli evil is in its ability to disguise itself as compassion and concern.
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Canada: Decoding Harper’s Terror Game.
Beneath the Masks and Diversions


By Prof. John McMurtry

Stephen Harper is the most deeply reviled Prime Minister in Canada’s history.
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The Stark Facts of Global Greed

By Paul Bucheit

With total U.S. wealth of $84 trillion, the three-year change represents a transfer of wealth of over a trillion dollars from the bottom half of America to the richest 1%
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Bogotá: Improving Civic Behavior

Documentary

A unique and surprising story of two mayors, who have changed behaviour patterns in the Colombian capital, bringing Bogotá out of a negative spiral of violence and chaos and remaking it as something of a visionary role model for other megacities.
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17 killed as Houthis, tribesmen clash in Yemen's Ibb: At least 17 people were killed in overnight clashes between Houthi militants and armed tribesmen in central Yemen's Ibb province, a security official said Wednesday.

Houthis seize control of Yemen's Radmah after clashes: Shiite Houthi militants managed on Wednesday to seize control of the central Yemeni city of Radmah following fierce clashes with local armed tribesmen, a tribal source has said.

Peshmerga forces arrive in Turkey on their way to Ain Arab “Kobanî”: Anatolia Agency reported that “the Peshmerga forces arrived to Sanliurfa Airport in the south of Turkey in the early dawn, coming from Erbil airport in northern Iraq.

ISIS has captured an advanced Chinese-made surface-to-air missile: An advanced surface-to-air missile thought to have been supplied to Syrian rebels by Qatar against American wishes has been filmed in the hands of ISIS jihadists.

IS captures 3 gas wells in Syria's Homs: report: The IS captured the gas wells east of Palmyra in Homs after intense clashes with the Syrian troops, said the report, spelling no further details.

Syrians fear economy may be further pummeled by anti-IS bombings: Many already finding fuel and even food too expensive to buy

170 killed as UN envoy says, Libya close to point of no return The death toll from two weeks of street fighting between pro-government forces and Islamist armed groups in the eastern city of Benghazi has risen to 170, medics said. Seven people were killed on Tuesday, and 15 on Monday.

Egypt to clear residents from Gaza border: People living along Gaza border ordered to evacuate as army plans to destroy their homes and create a buffer zone.

UN to Hold Emergency Session on Illegal, Israeli Squatter Settlements: The meeting is in response to a request made by Jordan to Argentina's U.N. Ambassador Maria Cristina Perceval, who holds the UNSC's presidency this month.

U.S. official says Netanyahu is a ‘chickenshit PM’: As the ongoing crisis in U.S.-relations continues, a report by The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg cites a senior U.S. official as saying that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is “a chickenshit prime minister,” who only cares about his political survival.

Several Killed in Suspected Boko Haram Attack in Nigeria: Local Official: Heavily armed fighters in all-terrain vehicles stormed the town of Kukawa, some 180 kilometres (112 miles) from the Borno state capital, Maiduguri, and opened fire on police and a local market.

One Killed in Clashes at UN Camp in South Sudan: One person was killed and eight others were wounded when machete-wielding youths clashed inside the United Nations camp in Malakal, where thousands of displaced South Sudanese have sought shelter, a U.N. official said Tuesday.

Libyan soldiers admit Cambridge sex attacks: Libyan soldiers being trained in Britain behaved 'like a pack' to hunt down and sexually assault three women, court hears

Media Meltdown Emails Disclose Who Really Runs the South African Show: The biggest credibility crisis ever to hit South Africa’s independent media is unfolding this week.

Jamaat chief sentenced to death in Bangladesh: Motiur Rahman Nizami, 71, convicted of charges including genocide, murder, torture and rape.

US Warns Russia on East Ukraine Rebel Vote: Secretary of State John Kerry warned Moscow that if it recognized rebel-organized elections set for November, it would be violating peace talk agreements.

Twenty-eight EU ambassadors uphold sanctions against Russia: The permanent representatives agreed with the conclusions made at those debates that for the moment there were no reasons to change EU restrictive measures against Russia, the source said.

‘Russian distress call’ prompting Swedish sub hunt never existed – sigint source: Reports of a Russian distress signal and a grainy-picture were enough to deploy the navy while the media widely concluded the vessel had to be a Russian submarine spooking Stockholm.

Germany warns security situation 'critical' due to radical Islam: Radical Islam poses a critical security threat to Germany, Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere warned on Tuesday, saying the number of people capable of staging attacks in the country stood at an all-time high.

UN General Assembly Votes to End to US Blockade on Cuba, Again: Today the General Assembly of the United Nations once again voted overwhelmingly in favor of ending the blockade of Cuba by the United States. 188 countries voted in favor of the resolution and 3 abstentions, with only the United States and Israel voting against it.

Troops on London streets amid fears of terror attack: Armed soldiers have been stationed in Whitehall amid fears that terrorists will try to attack ceremonial guards in the wake of the shooting in Canada.

British Spies Allowed to Access U.S. Data Without a Warrant: Newly released documents from the British government reveal a lack of judicial oversight for how it sifts through communications data collected by the NSA and other foreign governments.

US steps up security at govt buildings over attack threats: Johnson said the new security measures will affect more than 9,500 federal buildings as well as the 1.4 million people who visit these facilities every day. The move was described by Johnson as a “precautionary step,” intended to safeguard federal buildings and visitors.

Report Reveals Wider Tracking of Mail in U.S.: The United States Postal Service reported that it approved nearly 50,000 requests last year from law enforcement agencies and its own internal inspection unit to secretly monitor the mail of Americans for use in criminal and national security investigations.

White House moves to 'kill off the password': Security alternatives to the password funded by the administration will start rolling out in six to 12 months, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel said Tuesday at the Chamber of Commerce.

More Than 2 Million License Plates Scanned at Mall Of America in Past 90 Days: "The burden really is on the state to have a compelling reason to collect information on innocent people," he explained. "It's not the other way around. So I'd turn the question around and say, 'well why is that really necessary?'"

15 Signs That We Live During A Time Of Rampant Government Paranoia: Today, every single one of us is viewed as a “potential threat” by the government.

UNICEF report: 2.6 million more children in poverty in developed countries since 2008: Young people have been made to bear a disproportionate burden of the economic crisis, with poverty rates increasing more rapidly for young people than for other age groups.

October 28, 2014

Syrian Army Leaders 'Slaughtered' as Isis and Nusra Front Militants Storm Idlib

By Robert Fisk

Hundreds of fighters stormed into the provincial capital, Idlib, captured the newly installed governor’s office and began beheading Syrian army officers.
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Terrorism and ‘The True Believer’

By Patrick J. Buchanan

Why do young men and women travel from a free prosperous West to fight in Syria and perhaps die in a suicide bombing? What do they seek?
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Islamic State Video Shows British Hostage John Cantlie in Kobani

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"The mujahedeen are just mopping up now, street to street, and building to building."
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How Israel Is Turning Gaza Into A Super-max Prison

By Jonathan Cook

Where else in the world apart from the Palestinian territories would the international community stand by idly as so many people suffer.
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The Special Interest Problem

By Lawrence Davidson

Like those with a strong addiction, these politicians seem unable to free themselves from the monkey on their back.
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How Will The Stock Market React To The End Of Quantitative Easing?

By Michael Snyder

Most people do not realize how vulnerable our financial system truly is.  It is essentially a pyramid of debt and credit that could fall apart at any time.
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Peak Empire, Take Two

By Gary

Based on the lessons of history, all empires collapse eventually; thus, the probability that the US empire will collapse can be set at 100% with a great deal of confidence.
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The Adult War On Children.

By Robert J. Burrowes


Perpetrators of violence learn their craft in childhood. If you inflict violence on a child, it learns to inflict violence on others.
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The Challenges of Defending Your Child’s Mind from Propaganda

By Daniel Ameduri

I truly believe that most Americans suffer from Stockholm Syndrome.
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US Child Poverty Remains At Highest Rate In 20 Years

By Andre Damon

“It shouldn’t be this hard for kids to grow and thrive in the world’s richest, most powerful nation,”
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Law Lets I.R.S. Seize Accounts on Suspicion, No Crime Required

By SHAILA DEWAN

Using a law designed to catch drug traffickers, racketeers and terrorists by tracking their cash, the government has gone after run-of-the-mill business owners and wage earners without so much as an allegation that they have committed serious crimes.
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"This Is Not A Police State"

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Innocent Man Refuses to Submit to Lie Down Even With Guns Pointed at Him.
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Syrian rebels clash with government troops, 35 killed: Members of the al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front and other Syrian rebel factions launched simultaneous attacks on army checkpoints, police headquarters, and the governor's office in northwestern Syria on Monday, triggering hours-long clashes that left 35 troops and rebels dead.

Only Syrian opposition and peshmerga can save Kobani - Turkish PM: Turkey cannot be expected to send troops to defend the besieged Syrian border town of Kobani and only Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters and Syria's own moderate opposition can save it, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said.

Turkish official says Iraqi Kurdish fighters free to cross to Kobani: A Turkish official said on Monday Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters were free to move through Turkey to Syria "as soon as they are ready" after a Syrian Kurdish leader accused Ankara of stalling on an agreement to allow them passage to the besieged Syrian border town of Kobani.

U.S. recuited "Syrian" rebels won't fight Government forces: The United States does not expect Syrian rebels it plans to train to fight Islamic State militants to also take on President Bashar al-Assad's forces,

Syria providing military support to Kurds in battle against ISIS, local media says: Move means Assad and his western opponents are backing the same forces against the Islamist militants. Kurds deny cooperation with Assad government.

Car bombings kill at least 31 people in Iraq: A suicide car bomber killed at least 21 Shia militia members and injured 37 others in a town 50km from Baghdad, a day fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) were pushed out of the strategic area.

Dozens killed in Lebanon as Army clashes with Sunni supporters of Islamic State : The thump of heavy machine gun fire echoed from tower blocks as thick black smoke billowed from the impoverished neighborhood of Bab al-Tebbaneh, a scene all too familiar for residents of this northern Lebanese city.

Lebanon army back in control of Tripoli: Troops take over rebel bastion after three days of fierce fighting with al-Qaeda inspired Sunni rebels.

Clash in Yemen Town Kills 250 in 3 Days: Fighting in central Yemen between Shiite Houthi rebels and an influential tribe in the town of Radda killed at least 250 people over three days of clashes, security officials said Monday.

US Kills As Many As 20 People In Yemen: According to tribal sources, all those killed were militants, but there has been no official confirmation from the government or the Houthi side. Some tribal sources have put the death toll at about 20.

Official: Unilateral Israeli actions will lead to 'explosion': Palestinian officials strongly condemned Israel on Monday after it announced plans for 1,000 new settler homes in East Jerusalem. Jibril Rajoub, a senior member of Fatah, warned of violent consequences likely to follow the latest settlement plans.

US questions Netanyahu's commitment to peace: The US State Department said Monday that recent Israeli actions are not reflective of an administration pursuing peace. During the daily press briefing, spokesperson Jen Psaki stressed that Israel must lower tensions and take the proper steps towards living in peace.

U.S. will continue to ostracize Ya'alon until he apologizes: One cannot humiliate and insult senior officials of the U.S. administration and expect the red carpet to be rolled out at the Department of State, or the door to the Oval Office to be opened.

Kuwait boycotts international companies working with Israel in the occupied territories: The Kuwaiti Ministry of Commerce has recently ended its cooperation with 50 European companies because of their activities in the settlements built on the occupied territories of 1967

Senate report outlines plan to keep tens of billions of dollars flowing to Afghanistan: The report, compiled by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s Democratic majority staff, is designed to be a road map for Afghan leaders eager to keep billions of dollars in U.S. assistance flowing into the country.

Islamists close to seizing Libya’s oil, Egypt says: Egypt has warned that militant groups are poised to seize control of Libya’s oilfields, as the country’s foreign minister appealed for an expansion of the Western-led campaign against Daesh to tackle extremism threatening North Africa.

Taliban attack on Afghan court kills 7 people: Four attackers wearing army uniforms attacked the provincial appeals court, setting off a four-hour gun battle with Afghan security forces, Sayed Sarwar Hussaini, provincial police spokesman, told AFP news agency.

68 percent of Brits say Afghan war was futile – poll: As Britain’s last remaining troops depart from Afghanistan, a poll indicates 68 percent of Britons think the UK’s military campaign there was not “worthwhile.” A further 42 percent of those surveyed believe Britain is “less safe” as a result of the war

Egypt's Sisi expands military power in new decree: It places state infrastructure including electricity towers, major thoroughfares and bridges under military protection for two years, allowing the army to try anyone suspected of attacking the public facilities.

MH17 might have been shot down from air – chief Dutch investigator: The chief investigator with the Dutch National Prosecutors' Office Fred Westerbeke said in an interview with the German magazine Der Spiegel published on Monday that his team is open to the theory that another plane shot down the Malaysian airliner.

11 U.S. soldiers returning from Liberia monitored for Ebola in Italy. If the policy remains in effect, everyone returning from Liberia - several hundred - will be placed in isolation for 21 days. Thirty are expected in today, Martin reports.

Ebola can survive on surfaces for almost TWO MONTHS: Tests reveal certain strains survive for weeks when stored at low temperatures: Centres for Disease Control and Prevention claims Ebola typically lives on a ‘dry’ surface for hours - including doorknobs and tables

Nobel Peace Prize laureates call on Obama to release CIA torture report: Twelve winners of the Nobel Peace Prize have urged fellow laureate, US President Barack Obama, to release a Senate report on the Central Intelligence Agency’s post-9/11 Rendition, Detention, and Interrogation Program, also known as the torture report.

Swedish prosecutors keep up arrest warrant against Assange: The chances that WikiLeaks’ co-founder Julian Assange might have had his legal battle with Sweden ended on Monday appear to have faded away, as the court is unwilling to drop the arrest warrant over sexual assault allegations.

Feds identify suspected 'second leaker' for Snowden reporters: The FBI has identified an employee of a federal contracting firm suspected of being the so-called "second leaker" who turned over sensitive documents about the U.S. government's terrorist watch list to a journalist closely associated with ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden: A ‘Nation’ Interview: In a wide-ranging conversation, he discusses the surveillance state, the American political system and the price he’s paid for his understanding of patriotism.

Former CBS reporter accuses government agency of bugging her computer: A journalist formerly with CBS News claims in her new memoir that a United States “government-related entity” hacked into her computer to conduct surveillance and set her up for possible criminal charges.

US Used 1000 Nazis Spies During Cold War: “U.S. agencies directly or indirectly hired numerous ex-Nazi police officials and East European collaborators who were manifestly guilty of war crimes,” said Norman Goda, who worked on the investigation team that examined the declassified documents.

US Voters are angry: Nearly 7 in 10 Americans are angry at the direction the country is headed and 53% of Americans disapprove of President Barack Obama's job performance

"This is not a police state": Video - Innocent Man Refuses to Submit to Lie Down Even With Guns Pointed at him

 

 

 

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Zionism's Jewish Enemy

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Alan Hart Interviews Professor Ilan Pappe, Israel’

US Protection Racket Root of Korea Conflict

By Finian Cunningham

The conflict emanates from Washington and is perpetuated by Washington. Why? To justify what would otherwise be seen as simply outrageous US militarism in the Asia Pacific.

Iran: The Real Story Versus the Cover Story: By Mark H Gaffney

The American people need to know the truth. This is a phony crisis

America's War for Global Domination: by Michel Chossudovsky

The wars on Afghanistan and Iraq are part of a broader military agenda, which was launched at the end of the Cold War. The ongoing war agenda is a continuation of the 1991 Gulf War and the NATO led wars on Yugoslavia (1991-2001).
 

The Plan is for the United States to rule the world: By David Armstrong

The overt theme is unilateralism, but it is ultimately a story of domination. It calls for the United States to maintain its overwhelming military superiority and prevent new rivals from rising up to challenge it on the world stage.
 

Lets Not Forget: Bush Planned Iraq 'Regime Change' Before Becoming President - By Neil Mackay

A SECRET blueprint for US global domination reveals that President Bush and his cabinet were planning a premeditated attack on Iraq to secure 'regime change' even before he took power in January 2001.
 

The president's real goal in Iraq: By JAY BOOKMAN

29 September 2002. - The official story on Iraq has never made sense.
 

The Project for the New American Century: By William Rivers Pitt

02/25/03 - The Project for the New American Century, or PNAC, is a Washington-based think tank created in 1997. Above all else, PNAC desires and demands one thing: The establishment of a global American empire to bend the will of all nations.
 

Memo: Bush made intel fit Iraq policy: By WARREN P. STROBEL and JOHN WALCOTT

A highly classified British memo, leaked in the midst of Britain's just-concluded election campaign, indicates that President Bush decided to overthrow Iraqi President Saddam Hussein by summer 2002 and was determined to ensure that U.S. intelligence data supported his policy.
 

UK Ministers Knew WMD Was "Excuse": By Michael Smith

MINISTERS were warned in July 2002 that Britain was committed to taking part in an American-led invasion of Iraq and they had no choice but to find a way of making it legal.
 

Iran: The Real Story Versus the Cover Story: By Mark H Gaffney

The American people need to know the truth. This is a phony crisis

Will Iran Be Next?: by Mark Gaffney

Those who have hoped that a U.S. military victory in Iraq would somehow bring about a more peaceful world are in for a rude awakening. The final resolution of this war and the U.S. occupation of Iraq will likely not be the end, rather, only the prelude to a succession of future crises: in Kashmir, Syria, North Korea, and Iran.
 

Does Iran's President Want Israel Wiped Off The Map? - Does He Deny The Holocaust?

An analysis of media rhetoric on its way to war against Iran - Commenting on the alleged statements of Iran's President Ahmadinejad .

 

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Blueprint of the PNAC Plan for U.S. Global Hegemony


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