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Five policemen dead, 7 wounded in Dallas shooting during protests

Five policemen dead, 7 wounded in Dallas shooting during protests

This is a very disturbing story as it may be a symptom of a society that is on the verge of breaking down into inter-racial violence. Protests are sweeping the US over the killings by police of two young black men – Philando Castile and Alton Sterling. The Dallas Police said ‘snipers’ had targeted officers, which […]

It’s Time to Put a Stop to German Bashing – Part I

It’s Time to Put a Stop to German Bashing – Part I

German-bashing is contagious, much like a virus. It is a weaponized belief triggering behavior that targets an identifiable minority – those who lost WWII – and their offspring for good measure. It has the power to annul an ancient dictum: “Thou shalt not bear false witness…”

Venezuela police fire tear gas at protesters demanding food

Venezuela police fire tear gas at protesters demanding food

Someone famous once said that society is only an empty stomach away from anarchy, maybe it was Marx or Trotsky, it doesn’t matter, they were correct. Hunger will drive people to commit acts they otherwise would not, masses of hungry people will band together and direct their anger at those in power; this is precisely […]

World health experts call for Rio Olympics to be postponed or moved given Zika spread fears

World health experts call for Rio Olympics to be postponed or moved given Zika spread fears

Given the current state of affairs in Brazil where the popular elected president Rousseff has been removed from power in what many are calling a coup, the economy is in dire straits and the streets are awash with unrest, one has to wonder if this latest blow to Brazilian prestige is not part of what many suspect is a direct attack on the largest nation in South America.

Falklands’ Rockhopper announces double contingent oil reserves: over 300m barrels

Falklands’ Rockhopper announces double contingent oil reserves: over 300m barrels

There have been many reasons put forward over the years for why the Falklands War of 1982 happened, both official and conspiratorial. It has always seemed rather dubious that Britain would launch a major amphibious task force halfway across the globe at a time of economic woe and deep defence cuts in order to save […]

Venezuela accuses Washington and the opposition of plotting to overthrow Maduro

Venezuela accuses Washington and the opposition of plotting to overthrow Maduro

__________ Mercopress, Montevideo Venezuela accuses Washington and the opposition of plotting to overthrow Maduro Venezuela’s foreign minister accused the United States of conspiring to topple President Nicolás Maduro’s government in conjunction with Venezuela’s opposition. Minister Delcy Rodríguez says the plot includes attempting to remove Maduro’s government from the Organization of American States in conjunction with […]

Venezuela: Maduro blames the “crazy right” for riots

Venezuela: Maduro blames the “crazy right” for riots

… by  Ian Greenhalgh Venezuela is currently suffering a severe electricity shortage caused by a drought which has left water levels in the country’s hydro-electric schemes so low that electricity production has been massively reduced.  This has placed immense pressure on the government and sadly has now lead to disorder and violence. The terribly sad […]

The Russian Phoenix: Hope or Illusion?

The Russian Phoenix: Hope or Illusion?

Apart from the mainstream portrayal of Russia as a ruthless expansionist dictatorship (a portrayal too ludicrous to merit attention here), most awake commentators fall into one of two camps.

Slavs and Oriental are “niggers, brutes and beasts”, in the eyes of Western Empire

Slavs and Oriental are “niggers, brutes and beasts”, in the eyes of Western Empire

Deep-seated Western racism  is still alive and well in the hallowed halls of power, capital, and empire, says Jeff J. Brown of Radio Sinoland. By Jeff J. Brown The conflicting visions between the Anti-West and Eurangloland (NATO, with Australia and New Zealand) continue unabated. China and Russia, the dynamic duo that stands tallest among the […]

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