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The Intelligence Hour with Kevin Shipp – 05.07.18

On this edition of The Intelligence Hour, Kevin Shipp introduces the new guest host of the show, renown money laundering expert retired RCMP Inspector Bill Majcher. Inspector Majcher has extensive operational experience, including covert operations, in the largest money laundering and securities fraud investigations in North America. Mr. Shipp and Inspector Majcher discuss the illegal activities of the Clinton Foundation charity fraud, its global criminal connections and …

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Ewen MacAskill and Paul Torpey – One in Three Saudi Air Raids on Yemen Hit Civilian Sites, Data Shows

ore than one-third of all Saudi-led air raids on Yemen have hit civilian sites, such as school buildings, hospitals, markets, mosques and economic infrastructure, according to the most comprehensive survey of the conflict. The findings, revealed by the Guardian on Friday, contrast with claims by the Saudi government, backed by its US and British allies, that Riyadh is seeking to minimise civilian …

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David Korten – Want National Security? Dismantle the War Machine

The recent 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade towers was a reminder of the terrible consequences when a nation ignores the lessons of history—including its own recent history. The U.S. military budget is a tragic example. We currently spend roughly $598 billion on defense, which is more than the next seven biggest military spenders combined: China, …

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Black Agenda Radio – 09.19.16

Welcome, to the radio magazine that brings you news, commentary and analysis from a Black Left perspective. I’m Glen Ford, along with my co-host, Nellie Bailey. Coming up: Black Youth 100 take their legislative demands to the U.S. Capital, in Washington, The Uhuru Movement celebrates a 25 th anniversary, in Ferguson, Missouri, and, the U.S. Justice Department continues its near-perfect record of refusing to …

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Felicity Arbuthnot – The Unspoken War on Yemen, Anglo-American Crimes against Humanity, U.N. and Media Silence, Complicity of “The International Community”, Destruction of an Entire Country…

Is your money that good? Will it buy you forgiveness? Do you think that it could?” (Bob Dylan, b 1941, Masters of War.) On Tuesday 6th of September, twenty-four hour monitoring by Yemen’s Legal Centre for Rights and Development (LCRD) recorded the bombings by the Saudi led “coalition”, armed by the US and UK and advised by their military specialists, thus collusion and co-operation …

U.S. army soldiers are seen marching in the St. Patrick's Day Parade in New York, March 16, 2013.  REUTERS/Carlo Allegri  (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY)

William J. Astore – Military Dissent Is Not an Oxymoron

The United States is now engaged in perpetual war with victory nowhere in sight.  Iraq is chaotic and scarred. So, too, is Libya. Syria barely exists. After 15 years, “progress” in Afghanistan has proven eminently reversible as efforts to rollback recent Taliban gains continue to falter. The Islamic State may be fracturing, but its various franchises are finding new and horrifying ways to replicate themselves and …

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Thomas Gaist – Global military spending increased in 2015

Spending on weapons and other military costs grew by more than one percent in 2015, marking the first year of growth in total military purchasing by governments worldwide since 2011, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute found in a report published Tuesday. Total military purchases reached $1,676 billion in 2015, or nearly $1.7 trillion, consuming some 2.3 percent of global …

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Leonid Reshetnikov: ‘The US Is Hanging by a Thread’

Maria Pozdnyakova (AiF): Leonid Petrovich, why is the West working so hard to create conflict with Russia? Leonid Reshetnikov: The Western elite are furious. They didn’t expect us to show as much backbone as we have in Syria. The West already stopped paying attention to Russia 20 years ago. In 1992, CIA Director Robert Gates had his own victory parade in …

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Ask Beatty – 11.02.15

What would our society look like if we developed a kinder and gentler attitude toward one another? Listen to what research has found when the most violent of prisoners in the United States are given the opportunity to receive an education and treatment. What do we need to do to get our politicians to care?

Are you OK with hook-up sex? Are you and your partner on the same page? Listen to what Beatty is asking you to consider in order to keep you emotionally and physically safe.