New at Strategic Culture Foundation 25-31 May 2014: Ukraine / Europe / Azerbaijan / Bilderberg / China-Russia

31 May 2014 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Europe Has No Intention to Clean Out Augean Stables Left by Kiev

31.05.2014 | 00:00 | Natalia MEDEN

Like in a wave of magic wand European media stopped intimidating people with the threat coming from the East as the presidential election in Ukraine wound up. The threat looked especially ominous at the time Europe marks the 100th anniversary since the start of World War I… Chancellor Angela Merkel opened a major exhibition marking the centenary of the First World War in Berlin on May 28. In her speech there she avoided mentioning the rise of tension in the heart of Europe. The European elite have other headaches than the after-Maidan Ukraine. This is the time of redrawing the Brussels political landscape and it’s much more important than cleaning out the Poroshenko Augean Stables… Continue reading

The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert By Philip Guelpa

31 May 2014 — WSWS

In recent weeks, two reports have emphasized the grave dangers posed to humanity by accelerating climate change (see “US climate report points to human activity as primary cause of climate change” and “Study warns of ‘unstoppable’ West Antarctic ice shelf melting”). As a growing body of research over recent decades has made clear, human activities are responsible for alterations in Earth’s environment that will, if not addressed, lead to devastating consequences for humans and all life on this planet.

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Bush’s Anti-Terror Chief: Bush, Cheney and Rumsfeld Can Be Tried at the Hague for War Crimes They Committed In Iraq

30 May 2014 — WashingtonsBlog

Obama Has Also Committed War Crimes

Bush’s top counter-terrorism official for his first year as president – Richard Clarke – tells Democracy Now that Bush, Cheney and Rumsfeld committed war crimes in Iraq … and that they can be tried at the Hague: Continue reading

The future visible in St Petersburg By Pepe Escobar

29 May 2014 — Asia Times

THE ROVING EYE

The unipolar model of the world order has failed.
Vladimir Putin, St Petersburg, May 22

In more ways than one, last week heralded the birth of a Eurasian century. Of course, the US$400 billion Russia-China gas deal was clinched only at the last minute in Shanghai, on Wednesday (a complement to the June 2013, 25-year, $270 billion oil deal between Rosneft and China’s CNPC.)

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel: News and Articles 29 May 2014

29 May 2014 — VTJP

News

International Middle East Media Center

Communities Demand An End to Ethnic Cleansing in Jordan Valley
IMEMC – Palestinians protested Wednesday in front of the United Nations office in Ramallah against the latest wave of home demolitions and displacement of the Palestinian Bedouin community in the village of Abu al Jaj. The community was evicted on May 21, 2014, rendering 71 Palestinians homeless. …
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Kiev Launches Genocide Campaign against Donbass By Olga Shedrova

28 May 2014 — Strategic Culture Foundation

On May 26 the Kiev junta abruptly intensified the combat actions as the punitive operation against Donbass proceeded. It was the first time when front-line aviation and artillery delivered strikes to destroy houses in the populated areas of the Donetsk region. The fighting was raging during the whole day near the city’s airport.

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Germany: Leading journalists attempt to censor TV program By Peter Schwarz

30 May 2014 — WSWS

Since February, Germany’s second public television channel, the ZDF, has been broadcasting the political satire show “Die Anstalt” (the German word is used for a TV station as well as for a mental asylum) at regular intervals. Featuring 46-year-old Max Uthoff and 36-year-old Claus von Wagner, a younger generation of comedians has taken over from Urban Priol and Frank-Markus Barwasser, who headed the predecessor “News from the Anstalt”.

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