Archives for September 2018

A Greedy Economy on Borrowed Time: America Under the Sword of Damocles

Economists and financiers fear that the Treasury will have to print more and more money to service that debt, ultimately devaluing the currency and triggering hyperinflation, similar to what Germany experienced in trying to repay its onerous foreign debts following World War I.

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NEW YORK -- On the afternoon of December 31, 1999, I boarded a flight from Chicago O’Hare airport for San Francisco International and found myself seated next to a bear of a man, who, at 6 feet 6 inches tall, and more than 300 pounds, squeezed into the middle seat of an emergency row. His unkempt sandy blonde beard contrasted with a ratty,

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New WikiLeaks Release Exposes Corruption in UAE Arms Deal Fueling War on Yemen

Though the corruption detailed in the newly leaked document took place decades ago, it highlights how lucrative arms deals are often enough incentive for governments to bend the rules in order to keep weapons and cash flowing, no matter the consequences.

France UAE Arms Deal

PARIS -- The transparency organization WikiLeaks just released a new document that sheds light on the corruption behind a lucrative French/German arms deal with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), weapons that are currently being used to wage a disastrous and genocidal war against the people of Yemen. The document details a court case from the

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Report: Israel Denies Entry to 2,000 Palestinians Based on Their Last Names

Since 2016, thousands of Palestinian workers from the West Bank have had their entry denied overnight, rendering them jobless.

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Over the past two years, more than 2,000 people have been impacted by a decision to revoke entry permits to Israel from Palestinians who share a name with someone who has carried out a resistance attack, a report by Hebrew channel Social TV has revealed. Since 2016, thousands of Palestinian workers from the West Bank, many of whom have worked in

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Yemeni Forces Strike Saudi Mercenary Positions, Destroy US Military Equipment

The Yemeni military media has released footage of Yemeni forces in Hodeidah province attacking Saudi mercenary positions and destroying US military equipment.

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The Yemeni military media has released footage of Yemeni forces in Hodeidah province attacking Saudi mercenary positions and destroying US military equipment. The US-backed Saudi-led coalition launched their offensive to take Hodeidah province and port from indigenous Yemeni forces in June of this year. Dubbed “Golden Victory,” the operation has

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Abbas Just Slammed Israeli Colonial Expansion in His UN General Assembly Speech

He highlighted the plight of Palestinians who live under the brutal occupation and condemned the U.S. administration for supporting the colonial state of Israel.

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Speaking at the 73rd United Nations General Assembly Thursday, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas spoke of Israel's occupation of Palestine, referring to its illegal settlement building on Palestinian lands, its racist policies against non-Jewish citizens, as well as its continuing occupation of Palestine for more than 50

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Anti-Semitism as a Sword: Aggressive Tactics on Israel’s Behalf may Threaten All Jews

Zionists falsely alleging anti-Semitism imperils the best protection all Jews have against it.

Jeremy Corbyn | anti-Semetism

LONDON -- (Analysis) There is no doubt that Jews have suffered severe oppression in the course of European history. From the pogroms throughout Europe to the extermination of the Nazi Holocaust, few groups have suffered as harshly, as repeatedly, and for as long as Jewish communities. (Note the word “few” so as not to diminish the horrendous

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