Economic and Social Catastrophe: Spain’s “Indignados” Wherever you focus in Europe you hear the same cries of indignation By Pablo Ouziel

15 June 2011 — Global Research

While “Europe’s slow-motion financial collapse” – as Mother Jones magazine described it in a June 6th article – continues to unravel, Spain, like other European states continues to implement anti-social-neo-liberal policies with strong opposition from the citizenry.

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THE SPANISH MODEL By Isidro López & Emmanuel Rodríguez

New Left Review 69, May-June 2011

Prior to the debacle of 2008, Spain’s economy had been an object of particular admiration for Western commentators. [1] To reproduce the colourful metaphors of the financial press, in the 1990s and early 2000s the Spanish bull performed much better than the moping lions of ‘Old Europe’. In the decade following 1995, 7 million jobs were created and the economy grew at a rate of nearly 4 per cent; between 1995 and 2007, the nominal wealth of households increased threefold.

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Pentagon Ramps-Up Cyberwar Plans By Tom Burghardt

13 June 2011 — Dissident VoiceAnti-fascist calling

The Fire This Time

As the Obama administration expands Bush-era surveillance programs over the nation’s electronic communications’ infrastructure, recent media reports provide tantalizing hints of Pentagon plans for waging cyberwar against imperialism’s geopolitical rivals.

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Bradley Manning Newslinks for 17 June 2011

17 June 2011 — williambowles.info

News in Brief: Manning Supporter Silent Before Grand Jury, and More …
truthout
David House, a computer expert and Bradley Manning supporter, evoked the Fifth Amendment and refused to answer any questions beyond providing his name and address before a federal grand jury in Arlington, Virginia, yesterday, according to Bloomberg. …
http://www.truth-out.org/news-brief-manning-supporter-silent-grand-jury-and-more/1308237294

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Wikileaks Newslinks for 17 June 2011: Win a date with WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange?

17 June 2011 — williambowles.info

BofA says Wikileaks threat details still unknown
Reuters
…still doesn’t know exactly what damaging documents Wikileaks could have about it, the largest US bank’s chief information officer said on Thursday. “We don’t know what it is,” Bank of America’s Marc Gordon said during a panel discussion about …
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/06/17/bankofamerica-wikileaks-idUSN1625228420110617

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Yemen Newslinks for 16-17 June 2011

16 June 2011 — williambowles.info

17 June

Yemeni government says Saleh to return from Saudi Arabia soon
Reuters
Anti-government protesters shout slogans during a demonstration to demand the ouster of Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh in the southern city of Taiz June 16, 2011. SANAA (Reuters) – Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, taken to Saudi Arabia for …
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/06/17/us-yemen-idUSTRE73L1PP20110617

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Video: José Pertierra talks on film about the Miami 5 and Posada Carriles

15 June 2011 — RT

They are known as the “Cuban 5” and are serving the life sentences in the US because they were accused of committing espionage conspiracy. According to those five though, their mission was to stop terrorism against Cuba, monitoring actions against Miami-based terrorism groups. In the meantime, Luis Posada Carriles has been accused of bombing several Cuban hotels yet is not in jail. Lawyer Jose Pertierra joins RT to talk about US justice double standards.

Libyan war updates/Stop NATO news: June 17, 2011

17 June 2011 — Stop NATO

  • Canadian Warplanes Join NATO Raids On Tripoli
  • War On Libya: Canada’s Parliament Endorses Military Escalation
  • Libya: “The Right To Protect” Has Triggered A Humanitarian Disaster
  • Video And Text: Russia And China Can Build New World Order Versus U.S. And NATO
  • NATO To Help Arab Revolts “Blossom”: Rasmussen
  • U.S. Strengthens Ties With Syrian Insurgents
  • Russia Backs SCO Observer Status For Afghanistan
  • Georgian Opposition Asks U.S. Ambassador To Leave Country
  • Lithuania: NATO Holds Multinational War Games Based On Afghan, Iraqi And Somali Scenarios
  • U.S. Marines Leave Afghanistan For Bulgarian War Games, Serbia Next

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 16 June, 2011: Israeli Arms Companies Report $7.2 Billion In Exports for 2010

16 June, 2011 — VTJP

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International Middle East Media Center

Palestinian Worker Seriously Wounded After Being stabbed By Israeli Assailant
IMEMC – Thursday June 16, 2011 – 17:52, A Palestinian worker was seriously injured on Thursday after being attacked and stabbed by an Israeli man in Netanya, north of the country.

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