‘Radioactive’ Putin Is ‘Stalin’s Spawn’ By Peter Hart

7 May 2014 — FAIR Blog

With Official Enemies, too much is not enough 

Putin, by Jem SullivanIf there were a guide for corporate media treatment of Official Enemies, the first rule might be that you can hardly ever go too far. So Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of the Crimean region of Ukraine meant that he was either “taking a page out of the Hitler playbook,” as Fox News host Bill O’Reilly (3/3/14) put it, or was, as Washington Post columnist George Will (3/17/14) said, “Stalin’s spawn.”

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The Kiev Putsch: Rebel Workers Take Power in the East By James Petras

7 May 2014 — James Petras

Introduction: Not since the US and EU took over Eastern Europe, including the Baltic countries, East Germany, Poland and the Balkans and converted them into military outposts of NATO and economic vassals, have the Western powers moved so aggressively to seize a strategic country, such as the Ukraine, posing an existential threat to Russia.

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The White House Plays Dirty By Vladimir Odintsov

7 May 2014 — New Eastern Outlook

The latest actions undertaken by White House representatives and the Washington administration clearly highlight how the chief dogmas of current American politics require open confrontations and secret operations in various regions of the world to decrease the influence exerted by Moscow and to create a united front of Russian enemies.

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The IMF goes to war in Ukraine By Pepe Escobar

7 May 2014 — RT 

The IMF has approved a $17 billion loan to Ukraine. The first $3,2 billion tranche has been received today.It’s essential to identify the conditions attached to this Mafia-style “loan.” Nothing remotely similar to reviving the Ukrainian economy is in play. The scheme is inextricably linked to the IMF’s notorious, one-size-fits-all “structural adjustment” policy, known to hundreds of millions from Latin America and Southeast Asia to Southern Europe.

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Syrian Conflict: The Battle for Homs By Tony Cartalucci

7 May 2014 — New Eastern Outlook

Syrian forces have edged closer to restoring order across the pivotal Syrian city of Homs in recent weeks, in tandem with other major gains being made across the rest of Syria. Encircled and depleted terrorist forces appear demoralized and have even begun turning on one another as attempts by their foreign sponsors to regain the initiative have failed utterly in both diplomatic and strategic terms. Continue reading

This week in Black Agenda Report 7 May 2014: Obama Won't Jail Bankers, Jackson 'Rising' Lesson, Nigeria's Kidnapped Girls

7 May 2014 — Black Agenda Report

This week in Black Agenda Report

Jail the Bankers? Obama Has Been Their Staunchest Defender

by BAR executive editor Glen Ford

In the second half of his second term, Obama and his crew seek to rewrite the history of his administration. Attorney General Eric Holder now declares that no bank is too big to jail. But the reality is, Wall Street’s “impunity is infinite. Holder and Obama work for them.”

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel: News and Articles 6 May 2014: Silence aids Israeli aggression

6 May 2014 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Ferwana: Toxic Waste Could Be Leading Cause Of Cancer Among The Detainees
IMEMC – [Tuesday, May 6, 2014] Head of the Census Department at the Palestinian Ministry of Detainees, Abdul-Nasser Ferwana, stated that high rates of cancer among Palestinian political prisons, held by Israel, could be attributed to nuclear toxic waste Israel buries near several prisons in the Negev Desert, south of the country. …
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