She Works Hard for the Money By Philip A Farruggio

11 December 2018 — Global Research

She works hard for the money
So hard for it, honey
She works hard for the money
So you better treat her right

— Donna Summer

She just turned 30, has three children, receives no welfare (except SSI for her Down’s Syndrome daughter), no food stamps anymore (she earns too much at $ 24k a year to get much), has no health coverage for herself (the kids are on Medicaid), and like the Donna Summer’s song “Works hard for the money!

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Senior Israeli Lawmaker Calls for Killing All Palestinians, “Because they are just Nazis Anyhow”

11 December 2018 — Days of Palestine – Global Research

Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan said that “the number [of peaceful Palestinian protesters] killed does not mean anything because they are just Nazis anyhow.”

Chair of the Defence Committee at the Israeli Parliament Avi Dichter has called for killing all the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

As he was commenting on the peaceful protests of the Great March of Return taking place along the eastern fence of the Gaza Strip, he said:

“The Israeli army has enough bullets for every Palestinian.”

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The Indiscreet Charm of the Gilets Jaunes By CJ Hopkins

11 December 2018 — Greanville Post – Consent Factory

So it appears the privatization of France isn’t going quite as smoothly as planned. As I assume you are aware, for over a month now, the gilets jaunes (or “yellow vests”), a multiplicitous, leaderless, extremely pissed off, confederation of working class persons, have been conducting a series of lively protests in cities and towns throughout the country to express their displeasure with Emmanuel Macron and his efforts to transform their society into an American-style neo-feudal dystopia. Highways have been blocked, toll booths commandeered, luxury automobiles set on fire, and shopping on the Champs-Élysées disrupted. What began as a suburban tax revolt has morphed into a bona fide working class uprising.

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HOUSMANS 50 BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2018

11 December 2018 — Housmans

The following is a list of 50 books that have been particularly popular with Housmans customers this year.  Hopefully there’ll be something here to tickle your fancy.

Don’t forget that Housmans has plenty of other more gifty books, including the best political fiction, music, art, graphic novels etc. , as well as plenty of gift items: radical mugs, teatowels, pins, candles, seasonal cards and so on.

Without further ado, and in no particular order…..

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NATO’s Original Purpose: Double Containment of the Soviet Union and “Resurgent” Germany

11 December 2018 — National Security Archive

French Told U.S. that West Germany Could Join NATO as Long as There Was “No Independent Wehrmacht”

State Department Intelligence Saw NATO as a “Place” to Help West Germany “Satisfy its Reasonable Aspirations and Contain any Potential Unreasonable Ones”

National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 652

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The Macron Implosion – Will it Spread to Other EU Members? By Peter Koenig

11 December 2018 — New Eastern Outlook

YVP534522The Yellow Vest Movement – weekend 8 and 9 December – Round 4. Some say, they are the worst riots in France since the student-driven mini-Revolution of May 1968. Over the four weekends, hundreds of thousands were in the streets, middle class people, from students to workers to outright employees and housewives. The police force increases by every new Round – and so do the demonstrators. Today – more than 8,000 police, a considerable increase from last weekend’s 5,000-plus. Tens of thousands Yellow Vests demonstrated; police reported more than 1,600 arrests.

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Egypt bans yellow vest sales as French protesters reject Macron’s concessions By Alex Lantier

11 December 2018 — WSWS

The bloody Egyptian dictatorship of General Abdel Fattah al Sisi is banning the sale of yellow vests, as protests spread internationally in sympathy with the movement against French President Emmanuel Macron. This came as “yellow vest” protesters in France rejected Macron’s offer of concessions in an attempt to placate the growing movement.

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Who does Emmanuel Macron owe? By Thierry Meyssan

11 December 2018 — Voltaire Net

President Macron is often presented as a Rothschild Boy. This is true, but secondary. Thierry Meyssan demonstrates that he owes his electoral campaign mostly to Henry Kravis, the boss of one of the world’s largest financial companies, and to NATO – a considerable debt which weighs heavily today on the solution to the Yellow Vests crisis.

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