The Anti-Empire Report #127 By William Blum: Indoctrinating a new generation

7 April 2014 — The Anti-Empire Report

Indoctrinating a new generation

Is there anyone out there who still believes that Barack Obama, when he’s speaking about American foreign policy, is capable of being anything like an honest man? In a March 26 talk in Belgium to “European youth”, the president fed his audience one falsehood, half-truth, blatant omission, or hypocrisy after another. If George W. Bush had made some of these statements, Obama supporters would not hesitate to shake their head, roll their eyes, or smirk. Here’s a sample:

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Donetsk and Lugansk Implode Ukraine By Alexander Boytsov

10 April 2014 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Since April 6-7 the situation in the south-eastern parts of Ukraine unfolded with amazing speed. The protesters in Kharkov, Donetsk and Lugansk gathered for staging “protests on day off”. But this time they did not go home as normally before another working week starts. The demonstrators continued the action.

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Is the US or the World Coming to an End? By Paul Craig Roberts

10 April 2014 — Paul Craig Roberts

2014 is shaping up as a year of reckoning for the United States.

Two pressures are building on the US dollar. One pressure comes from the Federal Reserve’s declining ability to rig the price of gold as Western gold supplies shrivel and market knowledge of the Fed’s illegal price rigging spreads.

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NATO’s aggression against Russia and the danger of war in Europe By Chris Marsden and Julie Hyland

7 April 2014 — WSWS

Since they mounted a coup in Kiev on February 22 with the aid of oligarchs and fascists, the United States and its allies in NATO have outlined measures against Russia that are tantamount to an unofficial declaration of war. In the space of just six weeks, the NATO powers have gone from helping stage a putsch, to imposing sanctions against Russia, to the most extensive military build-up in Europe since the Cold War.

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel: News and Articles 9 April 2014: Living in a Fantasy World, or How to Write About Palestine for Mainstream Media

9 April 2014 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Hamas Calls for End to PA Security Coordination with Israel
IMEMC – Arab League blames Israel for talks stalemate Hamas said today [Wednesday, April 9, 2014] that Palestinians in the West Bank should “give full rein” to resistance against the Israeli occupation and end security cooperation with Israel. …
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NATO Members Conduct False Flag Terror In Attempt to Whip Up War

8 April 2014 —  WashingtonsBlog

Turkey Busted for False Flag Terror

Pulitzer-prize winning investigative reporter Seymour Hersh (who uncovered the Iraq prison torture scandal and the Mai Lai massacre in Vietnam) says that high-level American sources tell him that the Turkish government carried out the chemical weapons attacks blamed on the Syrian government.

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Imperialist hypocrisy and lies on eastern Ukraine protests By Alex Lantier

10 April 2014 — WSWS

Amid the escalating conflict over the seizure of local government buildings by pro-Russian protesters in eastern Ukraine, US officials and the American media are hypocritically denouncing Russia for allegedly inciting the actions. These charges, presented as facts but without any substantiation, are part of an intensification of the imperialist offensive in Eastern Europe, the aim of which is to isolate, humiliate and ultimately dismember Russia. The logic of this reckless and aggressive policy, spearheaded by Washington, is war between the West and Russia, a nuclear power.

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