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The Conspiracy Guy – 05.25.17

The Conspiracy Guy Show #26: The Manchester “false flag”, among the most recent of them all, appears to have been calculated to stem falling support for Theresa May, the PM, who called an election abruptly in the hope of fending off growing support for the Labor Party and Its leader, Jeremy Corbyn. More surprisingly, the purported “car crash” in Times …

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Yanis Varoufakis – We need an alternative to Trump’s nationalism. It isn’t the status quo

A clash of two insurgencies is now shaping the west. Progressives on both sides of the Atlantic are on the sidelines, unable to comprehend what they are observing. Donald Trump’s inauguration marks its pinnacle. One of the two insurgencies shaping our world today has been analysed ad nauseum. Donald Trump, Nigel Farage, Marine Le Pen and the broad Nationalist International that …

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Gilbert Doctorow – A New Cold War or a New Detente

The U.S. presidential election presented the American voting public with a clear choice on the issue of the New Cold War with Russia, between worsening tensions and a chance for détente. Hillary Clinton offered a continuation and intensification of the policies of isolation, denigration and confrontation with Russia that President Obama has pursued over the past three years, bringing us …

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This Is How Steve Bannon Sees The Entire World

Donald Trump’s newly named chief strategist and senior counselor, Steve Bannon, laid out his global nationalist vision in unusually in-depth remarks delivered by Skype to a conference held inside the Vatican in the summer of 2014. Well before victories for Brexit and Trump seemed possible, Bannon declared there was a “global tea party movement” and praised European far-right parties like …

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ELLEN ENGELSTAD – A Norwegian view: are things really so bad outside the EU?

In Norway it’s the elites that wants to join the European Union, while a popular union of farmers, fishermen, workers and urban leftists won the referendum in 1994 that kept the country out. It’s not difficult to spot why.When the British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn told the Norwegian newspaper Klassekampen that ‘Outside the EU we would have no say, this …

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Latest Leak Confirms TTIP a ‘Serious Threat to Democracy as We Know It’

EU member states and the European Parliament will be “sidelined” in favor of big business and U.S. interests should the TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) go through, according to a leaked document revealed Friday. The leak, of the corporate-friendly trade deal‘s draft chapter on “regulatory cooperation” between the EU and U.S., was made public by The Independent and Brussels-based campaign group Corporate Europe Observatory …

An Affirming Flame – John Michael Greer

According to an assortment of recent news stories, this Thursday, June 18, is the make-or-break date by which a compromise has to be reached between Greece and the EU if a Greek default, with the ensuing risk of a potential Greek exit from the Eurozone, is to be avoided. If that’s more than just media hype, there’s a tremendous historical …

Britain – No longer “Great” but Doomed to Another Five Years of Pain and “Austerity” – Lesley Docksey

My heart bleeds, my soul is sick and my land is broken and dying.  How else can I describe how I felt when I learnt that the dis-United Kingdom was back in the greedy and unfeeling grasp of the ‘nasty’ party, the Conservatives.  I was not alone. “I was quite happy this morning – until I saw a newspaper on …

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The US Hand in Libya’s Tragedy – Robert Parry

The mainstream U.S. news media is lambasting the Europeans for failing to stop the humanitarian crisis unfolding in the Mediterranean Sea as desperate Libyans flee their war-torn country in overloaded boats that are sinking as hundreds drown. But the MSM forgets how this Libyan crisis began, including its own key role along with that of “liberal interventionists” such as Hillary …