Ukraine: Why “OU” Lost by a Landslide

A classified diplomatic cable from 2006 released by WikiLeaks reveals why “Our Ukraine (OU) insider Petro Poroshenko was resoundingly rejected by Ukrainians.

Ukraine: Why “OU” Lost by a Landslide

With his landslide victory, Volodymyr Zelensky, a comedian who won 73 percent of the vote, will become the president of Ukraine. Understanding how this occurred becomes easy when people review U.S. government documents published by WikiLeaks about outgoing President Petro Poroshenko. Who is “OU?” Our Ukraine. In 

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Sri Lanka Easter Attacks: Saudi State-Sponsored Extremism Strikes Again

Can Sri Lanka and the world continue to take the Saudi threat lightly? How long will the Democrats and Republicans continue to support President’s Trump’s carte blanche to Saudi Arabia?

Sri Lanka Easter Attacks: Saudi State-Sponsored Extremism Strikes Again

The world recoiled in horror this weekend at the news coming out of Sri Lanka. Multiple explosions at churches and hotels have resulted in 200 dead and over 500 people injured.  Sri Lanka’s Christians were celebrating Easter when tragedy stuck the beautiful Island. While the Sri Lankan government has put curbs on social media, reports indicate that

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Remembering the Crimes of the Powerful Exposed by Wikileaks’ Julian Assange

Assange’s “crime” was revealing deep, embarrassing, sometimes deadly, malfeasance by numerous actors, including the U.S. government, the media, the Democratic Party-Clinton machine, and Israel.

Remembering the Crimes of the Powerful Exposed by Wikileaks’ Julian Assange

Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange has finally been imprisoned, an objective long sought by powerful parties he helped to expose over the past dozen years. Assange’s “crime” was revealing deep, embarrassing, sometimes deadly, malfeasance by

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MintCast Episode 1: Venezuela, Ecuador and Netanyahu

Venezuela leaves the OAS, Ecuador creeps towards authoritarianism and Netanyahu wins another term.

MintCast Episode 1: Venezuela, Ecuador and Netanyahu

Whitney Webb and Alan MacLeod discuss this week’s headlines, including Venezuela leaving the OAS, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s re-election in Israel on the anniversary of the Deir Yassin Massacre and Lenin Moreno’s move towards authoritarianism in Ecuador.

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Thought Police: US, Israel Increasingly Banning & Deporting Ideological Enemies

Israel and the US are simultaneously stepping up repression in the form of travel restrictions against critics of Israel’s human rights violations.

Thought Police: US, Israel Increasingly Banning & Deporting Ideological Enemies

TEL AVIV/WASHINGTON -- Israel and the U.S. are simultaneously stepping up repression in the form of travel restrictions against critics of the apartheid state. A Palestinian activist has been barred from entering the U.S. while an advocate with a leading human rights NGO - Human Rights Watch (HRW) - faced a ruling on Tuesday in Israeli courts

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Former ISIS Commanders Rehabilitated as Traffic Cops in Raqqa Suburbs Under US Watch

The rehabilitated ISIS fighters are reportedly “imposing bribes” and royalties on vehicles, “not to mention the shameful acts against the pedestrians in the streets and the harassment of the citizen women.”

Former ISIS Commanders Rehabilitated as Traffic Cops in Raqqa Suburbs Under US Watch

EIN ISSA, SYRIA -- Locals of Ein Issa, a Syrian town just north of the city of Raqqa are reportedly fed up with former ISIS members and commanders who have been rehabilitated by U.S. proxy forces as traffic cops. “Reliable sources” told the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) that former Daesh militants have been

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Yemen Protests Trump Veto of Congressional Resolution to Stop Supporting Saudi War

“My message is only to the American people: is spilling more Yemeni blood acceptable to you?” asked a man in his seventies. “There is no difference between the vampires and Donald Trump. Trump is a real character who insists on sucking more Yemeni blood,” a young protester told MintPress.

Yemen Protests Trump Veto of Congressional Resolution to Stop Supporting Saudi War

SANA'A, YEMEN -- Tens of thousands of Yemenis held demonstrations in the country’s capital, Sana`a, Hodeida, Sada`a and others provinces on Friday to condemn U.S. President Donald Trump's veto of a U.S. congressional resolution directing him to end support for the Saudi-led Coalition’s war against Yemen. In what can only be described as boost to

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