Monthly Archives: December 2016

What is Henry Kissinger Up To?

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Franco is Dead: long live Franco

The Right Wing Partido Popular has passed many anti-democratic laws, badly led Spain through the financial crises of Neoliberalism and has never come to terms with its fascist past. Now the dictator is openly celebrated in public. Astrid Menesanch Tobieson on the … Continue reading

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Ordfront: a Left of Centre Literary magazine

Ordfront (Word Front) is a magazine published in Sweden. It sometimes has interesting articles, as it does in its current issue December 2016. In the following posts I will be publishing my own English translations of this issue.

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The CIA’s Absence of Conviction

Originally posted on OffGuardian:
by Craig Murray I have watched incredulous as the CIA’s blatant lie has grown and grown as a media story – blatant because the CIA has made no attempt whatsoever to substantiate it. There is no…

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If they don’t want more austerity, racists & non-racists should vote Le Pen

Originally posted on OffGuardian:
by Ramin Mazaheri The fundamental problem in France today is that racists aren’t polling for Jean-Luc Melenchon. Who? He ran 4th in France’s presidential election in 2012. Same as Jill Stein and you’ve heard of her.…

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TheIMF admits that Russia has survived both the drop in oil prices and the sanctions and is on the path of recovery

http://thesaker.is/the-imf-admits-that-russia-has-survived-both-the-drop-in-oil-prices-and-the-sanctions-and-is-on-the-path-of-recovery/ Press Release No. 16/529 “IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Russian Federation” End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of … Continue reading

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Clinton’s ‘Russia Did It’ Cop-out

Originally posted on OffGuardian:
by Robert Parry, via Consortium News The Clinton machine – running on fumes after Hillary Clinton’s failed presidential bid – is pulling out all remaining stops to block Donald Trump’s inauguration, even sinking into a new…

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Russia Remains the Only Target Country of NATO’s Nuclear Weapons

Originally posted on OffGuardian:
by Brian Cloughley, via Strategic Culture Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States are the world’s five “nuclear weapons states”, a description officially recognised in the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), which lays down that “each nuclear-weapon State…

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The Werewolves who Hated Castro

https://consortiumnews.com/2016/12/07/the-werewolves-who-hated-castro/ The Little Havana celebrations of Fidel Castro’s death last month had a touch of mean-spirited delusion since perhaps Castro’s greatest achievement was defying American power and living to die of old age, observes Greg Maybury. By Greg Maybury Considering … Continue reading

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“Turkish Stream” and Moscow-Ankara Relations

EURASIA NEWS ONLINE The Turkish Stream pipeline project enables Ankara to secure its energy supply and demonstrate a strong hand to its Western partners, Hasan Ozertem, Head of the Center for Energy Security Studies at Turkey’s International Strategic Research Organization … Continue reading

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