20 January 2020 — Information Clearing House
By Philip Giraldi
Iran Shot It Down But There May Be More to the Story. – Continue
13 January 2020 — Anticapital
1. At a certain stage of development, the material productive forces of society come into conflict with the existing relations of production, or–this merely expresses the same thing in legal terms–with the property relations within the framework of which they have operated hitherto. From forms of development of the productive forces, these relations turn into their fetter. Then begins an era of social revolution.
And the era of social counterrevolution.
17 January 2020 — theplanningmotivedotcom
This article not only examines turnover in the US economy during Quarter 3, but, includes an analysis of the composition of funding making up circulating capital. For the first time the contributions made by internal funds (provided by profit) and external funds (provided by bank credits) can be analysed, because the turnover formula yields circulating capital in real time. The results, beginning in 1955, show how abnormal the current period is in terms of this funding.
20 January 2020 • 18:00 — The New Dark Age
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Today’s Links 20 January 2020
Top Russian scholars warn about main global threats for this year
20 January 2020 — WSWS
By Robert Stevens
The nominally “left” candidate in the Labour Party leadership contest, Rebecca-Long Bailey, launched her campaign at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester Friday. The event confirmed that four years of Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership have changed nothing fundamental about the Labour Party.
20 January 2020 — Indian Punchline
The Cold-War hypothesis that the Soviet Union was hoping to “wet its toes” in the Indian Ocean was in reality an extension of the geopolitical construct known as the “Anglo-Russian Question” that was written about by Lord Curzon, onetime viceroy of British India (1899-1905). We now know that the Soviet intervention in Afghanistan was due to force of circumstances rather than as strategy.
20 January 2020 — Global Research
The claim that Major General Qassem Soleimani was a “terrorist” on a mission to carry out an “imminent” attack that would kill hundreds of Americans turned out to be a lie, so why should one believe anything else relating to recent developments in Iran and Iraq? To be sure, Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 departing from Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport on the morning of January 8th with 176 passengers and crew on board was shot down by Iranian air defenses, something which the government of the Islamic Republic has admitted, but there just might be considerably more to the story involving cyberwarfare carried out by the U.S. and possibly Israeli governments.