Britain Lurches Deeper into Brexit Crisis: Its Population Remains Deeply Alienated from the Political Establishment By Dr. Leon Tressell

29 January 2019 — Global Research

The British political establishment is experiencing an unprecedented crisis over the issue of exiting the European Union. The Conservative government staggers from crisis to crisis over its Brexit deal while politicians off all colours bicker and argue as the UK lurches towards a potentially devastating No Deal scenario. This had lead to a huge distrust in the political class amongst the long suffering public.

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The Empire’s “Left Intellectuals” Call for Regime Change. The Role of “Progressives” and the Antiwar Movement By Prof Michel Chossudovsky

January 2018 — Global Research

This article was first published in January 2018.

What is the position of the West’s “Progressives” with regard to regime change in Venezuela?

Several prominent intellectuals are calling for a “negotiated settlement” between the Maduro government and “the opposition” led by the self proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido . It should be obvious that this proposal is redundant and contradictory. The leader of the National Assembly Juan Guaido is a US proxy (instrument of a foreign government) who will be “negotiating” on behalf of Washington.

Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research, January 28, 2019
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Hands Off Venezuela: Divided UN Security Council: Fierce Opposition to Violation of Venezuela’s Sovereignty By Carla Stea

27 January 2019 — Global Research

Emergency UN Security Council Meeting, January 26, 2019

This morning Venezuelan Foreign Minister  presented a brilliant defense of President Maduro’s government, against the attempted coup d’etat engineered by the United States and its proxies in Europe and newly right-wing Latin American countries Peru, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and Ecuador.  The United States called this “emergency” meeting, seeking the authorization of the United Nations Security Council for intervention in Venezuela’s internal affairs, and the infamous regime change similar to that which  spread chaos in Libya and Iraq after the UN authorized military intervention to overthrow the governments of Saddam Hussein and Omar Khadaffy.

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Regime Change and Speakers of the Legislature: Nancy Pelosi vs. Juan Guaido, Self-Proclaimed President of Venezuela By Prof Michel Chossudovsky

25 January 2019 — Global Research

The President (Speaker) of the Venezuelan National Assembly and leader of the majority party (Democratic Unity Roundtable)  Juan Guaido has been endorsed as (self-proclaimed) interim president of Venezuela by President Trump in the name of democracy:
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Global Economy on the Brink as Davos Crowd Parties On: Selected Stories

23 January 2019 — Global Research

Global Economy on the Brink as Davos Crowd Parties On

By Dr. Jack Rasmus

On the eve of this year’s World Economic Forum gathering, some of the most powerful, wealthy, and more prescient capitalists have begun to speak out to their capitalist cousins, raising red flags about what they believe is an approaching crisis. Read more…
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Global Economy, Geo-Politics, Militarization: Selected Stories

7 January 2019 — Global Research

‘The Decision Is Taken’: Brazil to Move Its Embassy to Jerusalem, Says Bolsonaro

By Middle East Eye

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has confirmed that the South American country will move its embassy to Jerusalem, following an earlier statement by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who was in Brazil this week to attend the new Brazilian leader’s swearing-in. Read more…

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America’s Wars, Coups and Sanctions in 2019: Selected Stories

2 January 2019 — Global Research

The New Year Past and Future. Multiple Wars, Coups, Sanctions and Trade Disputes

By Prof. James Petras

Multiple wars, coups, sanctions and trade disputes dominated the US political agenda.  War budgets grew, military sales increased and frictions between the US and Saudi Arabia bubbled to the surface . . . and dissipated. Read more…
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Twitter and the Smearing of Corbyn and Assange: A Research Note on the “Integrity Initiative” By Mark Curtis

30 December 2018 — Global Research

The UK government-financed Integrity Initiative, managed by the Institute for Statecraft, is ostensibly a “counter disinformation” programme to challenge Russian information operations. However, it has been revealed that the Integrity Initiative twitter handle and some individuals associated with this programme have also been tweeting messages attacking Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. [i]  This takes on special meaning in light of the numerous UK military and intelligence personnel associated with the programme, documented in an important briefing by academics in Working Group on Syria Propaganda and Media. [ii]

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Next Generation 5G and the US-China “Cellphone War”: Selected Stories

16 December 2018 — Global Research

The unspoken US policy objective behind the arrest of  Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou on trumped up charges, consists in breaking China’s technological lead in wireless telecommunications.

What is at stake is a coordinated US and allied intelligence initiative to ban China’s Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd from the “next generation” state of the art 5G global mobile phone network.

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Selected Articles: George H. W. Bush, Yellow Vests, Trade Wars, Israeli Apartheid

5 December 2018 — Global Research

George H.W. Bush’s Complicity in the 1991 “Highway of Death” Massacre.

By Joyce Chediac
When George H.W. Bush was president he ordered the massacre of Iraqi soldiers after the ceasefire in 1991, and after he had promised them safe passage out of Kuwait. Read more…
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