Housmans Radical Books, London: Newsletter December 2014

3 December 2014 — Housmans

CHRISTMAS UPDATE – DECEMBER 2014
1. Thank You
2. Holiday Closures
3. Seasonal Cards and Gifts 
4. Housmans Top 25 Bestsellers of 2014: The Countdown!

5. Forthcoming Events

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The lessons of Libya By Dan Glazebrook

4 December 2014 — Pambazuka News

2014-11-28, Issue 704

cc BZ Led by Western self-interest, NATO embarked on a massive military intervention in Libya in 2011 that leaves many lessons for the Global South. Above all stands the lesson that Western military intervention cannot bring about the desired change, but rather creates failed states.

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Civil Rights and the Militarization of Police: Lessons from the Gestapo, America’s Path to Tyranny By Timothy Alexander Guzman

30 November 2014 — Global Research

The world is watching what is happening in Ferguson, Missouri. After the announcement by the grand jury that Officer Darren Wilson was acquitted for the shooting death of Michael Brown, angry residents took to the streets of Ferguson and other towns and cities across the U.S. to protest police brutality. The U.S. government has the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) along with the Ferguson police department and the Missouri National guard ready to confront the angry protesters with force.

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Jaco Pastorius at the Montreal Jazz Festival

1 December 2014 — Jazz on the Tube

1 hour of Jaco’s sonorous fretless bass! Wicked! Continue reading this...

PAMBAZUKA NEWS 704 29 November 2014: DISMANTLING THE ONE-PARTY PLANET

29 November 2014 — Pambazuka News

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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 23-29 November 2014

29 November 2014 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Polish Colonialism and Ukraine’s Neo-Nazism

29.11.2014 | 00:15 | Nikolai MALISHEVSKI

Speaking in parliament recently Leszek Miller, former Poland’s Prime Minister and head of Democratic Left Alliance, said about the Russia-Ukraine relations «Poland has become rather a problem than a solution». The remark did not go unnoticed and he came under harsh criticism from media… Since the very first days of Maidan protests Poland has applied a lot of effort to turn Ukraine into a European problem. And it has closely cooperated with the United States. According to Alexander Yakimenko, the former head of Ukraine’s Security Service operative, «All the orders were given either by the US embassy or by Jan Tombinski, a Polish representative who worked in the EU mission in Kiev. Poland played an invaluable role in the coup. It has always dreamt of restoring its former power and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth»…

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Statewatch News Online, 28 November 2014 (16/14): UK: NEW POWER TO GATHER IP ADDRESSES IS NOT LIMITED TO TERRORISM, IT WILL COVER ALL CRIME

28 November 2014 — Statewatch 

NEWS
http://www.statewatch.org/news/

1.    UK: NEW POWER TO GATHER IP ADDRESSES IS NOT LIMITED TO TERRORISM, IT WILL COVER ALL CRIME
2.    Germany, Austria and Italy launch “trilateral control” to deal with “the increasing number of migrants”
3.    New Frontex Director
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“Libya, Syria, Iraq—they are surrounding you, Russians…”

27 November 2014 — Slavyangrad.org

Original: Komsomolskaya Pravda
Translated by Alexander Fedotov / Edited by @GBabeuf
Photos: Aleksandr Kots, Dmitry Steshin

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The heroic history of two wars is intertwined at Saur-Mogila. And, for Abdullah—even of three.


A fighter from Donetsk’s Vostok Brigade told us how he was sent to the USSR on a semi-secret programme, called ‘Watan’, and why he came to the Donbass.

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Black Agenda Report for November 26, 2014: Ferguson: It’s Right To Resist, Cosby & Mike Brown, Marion Barry

27 November 2014 — Black Agenda Report

by BAR executive editor Glen Ford

 Having failed to head off the beginnings of a Black mass movement, the Black Misleadership Class and the White House cite violence in Ferguson to discredit youthful activists. However, “any movement that defies police power and rejects the legitimacy of the state – including its prosecutors and grand juries – will inevitably commit acts that are deemed illegal and which are accompanied by some level of violence.”

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UK: Stop Revenge Evictions

27 November 2014 — 38 Degrees

Damp, dodgy wiring, or a broken boiler. Imagine asking your landlord to fix a problem that isn’t your fault. But instead of fixing it, they hand you an eviction notice instead.

Last year 200,000 people were forced out of their homes in this way. [1] It’s called revenge eviction. And right now, it’s completely legal.
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I Support Israel’s National Bill By Gilad Atzmon

25 November 2014 — Gilad Atzmon

Mazal Tov: a controversial bill that officially defines Israel as the “Nation-State of the Jewish People” was approved by the Israeli cabinet last Sunday.

Finally Israel has acknowledged its true Jewish nature. Instead of pretending to be a ‘Jewish Democracy” – a contradiction in terms, the Jewish State admits that it is a theocracy guided by Jewish racial supremacist ideology.

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All-Out War in Ukraine: NATO’s ‘Final Offensive’ By James Petras

22 November 2014 — James Petras

There are clear signs that a major war is about to break out in Ukraine:  A war actively promoted by the NATO regimes and supported by their allies and clients in Asia (Japan) and the Middle East (Saudi Arabia).  The war over Ukraine will essentially run along the lines of a full-scale military offensive against the southeast Donbas region, targeting the breakaway ethnic Ukraine- Russian Peoples Republic of Donetsk and Lugansk, with the intention of deposing the democratically elected government, disarming the popular militias, killing the guerrilla resistance partisans and their mass base, dismantling the popular representative organizations and engaging in ethnic cleansing of millions of bilingual Ukraino-Russian citizens.  NATO’s forthcoming military seizure of the Donbas region is a continuation and extension of its original violent putsch in Kiev, which overthrew an elected Ukrainian government in February 2014.

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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 16-22 November 2014

22 November 2014 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Biden in Kiev on US Regime-Change Victory Tour

22.11.2014 | 00:00 | Finian CUNNINGHAM

US vice president Joe Biden flew into Kiev this week to celebrate the anniversary of the Maidan protests that led to the overthrow of Ukraine’s government. With arms waving and his wife in tow, as he stepped off Air Force One, the spectacle was tantamount to an unctuous victory lap for American regime change in the former Soviet republic. The fact that Biden’s son, Hunter, was also appointed as a board member of Ukrainian gas company Burisma since the regime took over adds a certain personal dimension to the American celebrations of this coup…

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Black Agenda Report 20 November 2014: Economic Recovery! Only 1 in 30 US Children Homeless, Jackson, Sharpton, Holder & Ferguson

20 November 2014 — Black Agenda Report

A Black Agenda Radio Commentary by BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon

Corporate media and politicians of both capitalist parties agree there is no story, no political issue on poverty or homelessness, at the same time child homelessness reached unheard of proportions. How much clearer can it be that homelessness is a fairly predictable outcome of capitalism?

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