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Jeremy Corbyn Stands Strong for Gazans, Decries Silence of International Powers

    Jeremy Corbyn Stands Strong for Gazans, Decries Silence of International Powers

LONDON — Jeremy Corbyn, the left-wing leader of the British Labour Party, has shown that his long-time support of the rights of the Palestinian people remains unwavering, especially given the stream of reports of atrocities committed by apartheid Israel against the dispossessed people of Palestine residing on the Gaza Strip. At least 31 unarmed Palestinian…

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How Sloppy Work by the FBI – and the Press – Led to 30 Suicides

    How Sloppy Work by the FBI – and the Press – Led to 30 Suicides

Operation Ore caused a press sensation when it began in 2002, probing what was thought to be a huge secret network of child pornography users. It ended up mired in controversy about the unjust targeting of innocent men, some of whom lost access to their children while others – some reports say as many as…

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Cambridge Analytica Is What Happens When You Privatize Military Propaganda

    Cambridge Analytica Is What Happens When You Privatize Military Propaganda

The Gulf War Did Not Take Place. This audacious claim was made by the French philosopher Jean Baudrillard in March 1991, only two months after NATO forces had rained explosives on Iraq, shedding the blood of more than a hundred thousand people. To understand Cambridge Analytica and its parent firm, Strategic Communication Laboratories, we need…

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Jeremy Corbyn, Antisemitism and Freedom for Humanity

    Jeremy Corbyn, Antisemitism and Freedom for Humanity

Jewish power, as I define it, is the power to suppress criticism of Jewish power. For the last few days the Brits have been shown a spectacular display of that power and the manner in which it is mobilised. Without any attempt to hide their behaviour, a bunch of Jewish leaders have chosen to slander…

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The Skripal Poisonings and the Ongoing Vilification of Putin

  The Skripal Poisonings and the Ongoing Vilification of Putin

Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned by a nerve agent on March 4 on a park bench in Salisbury, England. Skripal had been a Russian double agent, a spy who turned over 300 names of Russian spies to British intelligence from 1995 to 2004. He was (not so surprisingly) arrested in Russia in 2004…

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Russia Suggests UK Possessed Nerve Agent That Is “Quite Artificially” Being Linked to Moscow

  Russia Suggests UK Possessed Nerve Agent That Is “Quite Artificially” Being Linked to Moscow

LONDON – Russian officials are voicing a full-throated dismissal of British accusations that Russia used a nerve agent referred to as “Novichok” in an attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. The Russian Ambassador to the U.K., Alexander Yakovenko, is further charging London with making accusations in poor faith, while raising questions…

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Britain’s Not So Distant History of State Sponsored Assassinations

  Britain’s Not So Distant History of State Sponsored Assassinations

With the eyes of the world focused on the alleged nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal, the Russian who worked as a British double-agent before being exiled to the UK in 2010, since he and his daughter were found slumped on a Salisbury public bench last Sunday, one can’t help but notice the hypocritical reaction…

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Britain Is Manufacturing A Nerve Agent Case for ‘Action’ Against Russia

  Britain Is Manufacturing A Nerve Agent Case for ‘Action’ Against Russia

On Monday, Prime Minister Theresa May announced that former Russian spy, Sergey Skripal and his daughter Yulia, were poisoned with “a military-grade nerve agent of a type developed by Russia” known as ‘Novichok’. The chemical agent was identified by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory at Porton Down. May referred to the British government’s “knowledge that Russia…

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Megalomaniac Crown Prince Fails to Win Over Londoners With Charm Offensive

  Megalomaniac Crown Prince Fails to Win Over Londoners With Charm Offensive

A political disease usually found in countries ruled by insecure megalomaniacs hit London this week: hello, personality cult. In the Middle East, the disease associated with regions in which stunted political growth is the norm, has a distinct characteristic. Large portraits of the ruler and members of his family adorn street furniture, buildings and office…

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The UK’s Hidden Hand in Julian Assange’s Detention

  The UK’s Hidden Hand in Julian Assange’s Detention

It now emerges that the last four years of Julian Assange’s effective imprisonment in the Ecuadorean embassy in London have been entirely unnecessary. In fact, they depended on a legal charade. Behind the scenes, Sweden wanted to drop the extradition case against Assange back in 2013. Why was this not made public? Because Britain persuaded Sweden to…

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