Monthly Archives: October 2014

“They are playing tennis—three sets every match to try and kill us.”

Originally posted on
Preamble: What follows is a first-hand account of events that took place in the area of the MH17 crash site in August of this year, written by someone who was part of the team of…

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The Coming Dissolution of the EU

The Coming Dissolution of the EU by Phoenix Capital Research on 10/25/2014 In Europe, we already know the economy is in tatters. Italy is back in recession for the third time since 2008. Germany’s economy contracted in the second quarter … Continue reading

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Centralised Authoritarianism

The European Empire is becoming increasingly authoritarian and centralised. As always, a major crisis is used to increase control by the Council of the EU through an intensified centralisation of power. The EU is not, of course, a totalitarian state, but … Continue reading

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I’ve always had a soft spot for the Kurds. One of the few Peoples without their own state, and to make things even more difficult it is spread over 4 existing states – Syria, Iraq, Iran and most ambiguously Turkey. … Continue reading

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Mike Whitney on Ukraine

The links below provides a useful summary of the current situation. I have been waiting for some clarity for a while now and this explains what has happened and the events around it. The whole situation is a tragedy, brought … Continue reading

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Ukraine sitrep 8 Oct 2014: calm before the storm?

Informal reblog from: Its been very quiet in the Western Corporate Press, lately. Ukraine SITREP October 8th, 16:00 UTC/Zulu: The calm before the storm?   Military situationThe situation in the Ukraine and Novorussia is a very tense and could lead … Continue reading

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Originally posted on The Slog:
When the Unhinged Empire headed east, it forgot that life is a two-way street In what seems to most people of my generation a terrifyingly rapid process, the EEC has gone from being an economic…

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Originally posted on The Slog:
Merkel clobbered by neolib boomerang syndrome At the end of its first, ignominious year, Help to Buy results are available for analysis. The Sun headline is Kylie marries former jailbird in no that’s not right,…

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Václav Klaus

The irony is that he delayed a long time before signing the Lisbon Treaty, being the last member state’s signatory. Seeáclav_Klaus. He has spoken at the Bruges Group a couple of times.  He is by far the most impressive of the … Continue reading

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