There are No Neo-Nazis in Ukraine. And the Obama Administration does not support Fascists By Prof Michel Chossudovsky

24 February 2014 — — Global Research

Svoboda is a Neo-Nazi Party, Ukraine’s fourth biggest party holding 36 seats out of 450 in parliament.

They’re also part of the Alliance of European National Movements along with the BNP and Jobbik. Svoboda is supported directly by Washington.

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NHS privatisation: Compilation of financial and vested interests

24 February 2014 — Social Investigations

This list represents the dire state of our democracy. The financial and vested interests of our MPs and Lords in private healthcare.Tory nhs

Over 200 parliamentarians have recent past or present financial links to companies involved in healthcare and all were allowed to vote on the Health and Social Care bill, turning it into an Act.

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Media Lens: The Fateful Collision – Floods, Catastrophe And Climate Denial By David Edwards

24 February 2014 — Media Lens

An epic struggle is currently taking place that will determine the fate, and perhaps the survival, of our species. It is a collision between natural limits and rational awareness of the need to respect those limits, on the one hand, and the forces of blind greed, on the other.

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Video: The Nazi Coup in Ukraine By Eric Draitser

24 February 2014 — Stop Imperialism

Eric Draitser of StopImperialism.com appears on RT to provide his analysis of the latest developments in Ukraine. Draitser explains that the nominal leaders of the opposition have no real power as they do not control the violent fascist groups on the ground.  He outlines how the situation has deteriorated, the importance of the timing of developments, and what can be expected moving forward. 

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Venezuela: the current counter-revolutionary offensive and how to deal with it By Jorge Martin

21 February 2014 — In Defence of Marxism

For the last two weeks there has been a violent campaign of rioting on the part of a small number of opposition supporters in Venezuela. They have blockaded streets and avenues (mainly in the middle and upper class areas of urban centres) in an attempt to force the removal of president Maduro. What is the meaning of these actions and how should they be confronted?

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Western-backed Ukrainian opposition seizes power in fascist-led putsch By Chris Marsden

24 February 2014 — WSWS

The intervention of the United States, Germany, France and other European powers in Ukraine led to a putsch by far-right forces on Saturday. The negotiated settlement that Foreign Ministers Frank-Walter Steinmeier of Germany, Laurent Fabius of France, and Radoslaw Sikorski of Poland imposed in Kiev, aiming to provide a semi-legal façade for the opposition’s power grab, did not survive for a single day.

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