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"Humanitarian Intervention" And The New World Order, Part 3

Authored by Vladislav Sotirovic via Oriental Review, Read Part 1 here… Read Part 2 here… NATO’s Aggression Against Serbia and Montenegro in 1999 The NATO ...

These Are The Richest Towns In America

With its proximity to Stanford University, and the corporate campuses of Google and Facebook, the leafy Bay Area suburb of Atherton, Calif. has placed first ...

Saul Alinsky's 13 Rules For 'Have-Nots' To Gain Power

Submitted by Bilal Hafeez of Nomura Obama used his ideas on his path to the US Presidency, Hilary Clinton wrote her thesis on his work, ...

As The Real Estate Market Slows, Canadians Continue To Plunder Equity From Their Homes

Canadians are accelerating the rate at which they borrow cash against their homes, despite the fact that the real estate market is slumping in the country. ...

What's Up With Australia's 80 Tonnes Of Gold At The Bank Of England?

Submitted by Ronan Manly of BullionStar Recently, news network RT.com asked for comments on the question of the 80 tonnes of the Reserve Bank of Australia’s ...

Breaking Down Elizabeth Warren's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Math Behind "Childcare For All"

This week Elizabeth Warren proposed a fantastical entitlement program to provide free or affordable childcare to every single American family with a young child - suggesting that ...

"Consequences for NATO": Germany Rebuffs UK Call To Back Off Saudi Arms Freeze

Germany is feeling the pressure from western allies over its weapons exports freeze in the wake of the Saudi killing of Jamal Khashoggi, a freeze first ...

Hungary Prime Minister Attacks Juncker And Soros In Billboard Ad

Submitted by Mish Shedlock of MishTalk Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orbán attacked EC President Jean Claude Jucker and George Soros in a billboard ad. The ...

Let's Face It: The U.S. Constitution Has Failed

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Elections provide the bread-and-circuses staged-drama that is passed off as democracy. Despite the anything-goes quality of American ...

Staged Chemical Attack Videos And Other Trends In Modern Propaganda

Submitted by Southfront.org The scandal regarding the fake hospital video published by the White Helmets as a proof of the Douma chemical attack has reached ...

Illinois Considering "Asset Transfers" To Pensions: Be Afraid

Submitted by Mark Glennon of Wirepoints Governor JB Pritzker’s administration has now made clear it will seriously consider the latest idea to address Illinois’ pension ...

America’s Socialist Revolution Has Begun

Submitted by Simon Black via Sovereignman.com On October 31, 1517, an obscure German theology professor put the finishing touches on a paper he had written ...

Warsaw And Munich: Whistling Past NATO's Graveyard

Authored by Tom Luongo, If the Anti-Iran conference in Warsaw was the opening act, the annual Munich Security Conference was the main event. Both produced ...

Escobar: How New Silk Roads Are Shaping Southwest Asia

Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times, Businesses in the Middle East have begun to think ‘Make trade not war’ and being part of ...

Visualizing The 7 Major Flaws Of The Global Financial System

Since the invention of banking, the global financial system has become increasingly centralized. In the modern system, central banks now control everything from interest rates ...

Two Diverging Worlds: Wealthy Nations Population & Demographic Declines, Poor Nation Growth No Substitute

Authored by Chris Hamilton via Econimica blog, In 2019, the global population is an astonishing 7.7 billion persons (black line, chart below) and in this year alone, ...

The Data Behind Surging NBA Team Valuations

Submitted by Visual Capitalist At the beginning of this decade, the NBA was not on firm footing. More than half of the league’s teams were ...

"The Trap Has Been Set"

Submitted by Tuomas Malinen of GnS Economics The failing engines of global growth The global slowdown has been much discussed lately. A slowdown in Europe ...

Man Jailed After Police Find 3D Printed Gun And US Lawmaker Kill List

A Dallas man has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison after officers discovered a 3D-printed assault rifle and a hit list of US lawmakers in his backpack, despite a court order ...

Howard Marks: The Most Dangerous Thing The Fed Ever Did Was Convince Investors That "It's Different This Time"

As the infamous quote from the movie “the Usual Suspects” goes: “The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist.” ...

In Unprecedented Move, Catholic Church Expels Cardinal For Sexual Abuse

Some six months after an archbishop in the Vatican ignited a scandal that nearly brought down the pope by publicizing allegations that the Vatican had ...

Asymmetrical Warfare And 4GW: How Militia Groups Are America's Domestic Viet Cong

via Ammo.com, “It is interesting to hear certain kinds of people insist that the citizen cannot fight the government. This would have been news to ...

'Made-In-China' Diamonds Poised To Rock Global Market

A diamond in the rough can fetch over $2,000 per carat. These precious stones are mined deep within the Earth where they were forged in ...

Trifecta Of Folly: Pritzker Admin's Pension Plan For Illinois Will Center On The Three Worst Ideas Available

Authored by Mark Glennon via WirePoints.com, Deputy Governor Dan Hynes today released the first details of the Pritzker Administration’s plan for addressing Illinois’ pension crisis. ...

While Pompeo Pouts In Poland, Putin Pushes Peace In Syria

Authored by Tom Luongo, If there was ever a Valentine’s Day which highlight the stark differences to diplomacy between the U.S. and Russia it is ...

Guess Where European Workers Go On Strike Most Frequently

This week, the Irish health system was plunged into further chaos as nurses held three consecutive days of strike action. The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation ...

The Deep Hurt: Lessons From American Coups

Authored by Michael Welton via Counterpunch.org, As the world watches aghast at another US and allies’ attempt to engineer a coup in Venezuela, I would ...

London Gangs: A Tragic Remnant Of British Colonialism

Authored by T.T.Coles via Counterpunch.org, London is plagued by street gangs. By the year 2016 there were an estimated 3,600 gangsters. According to government figures, these form ...

US Airstrikes Hit Decade High In Afghanistan

While Trump professes antipathy for US conflicts abroad, the US military in Afghanistan last year was busy dropping the most bombs in at least a decade, reported Military.com. American ...

Whitehead: Is It Too Late For Non-Violent Means To Restore American Liberty?

Authored by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “There’s absolutely no evidence to support the statement that [America is] the greatest country in the world. ...

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