Watch: Kazakhstan Chaos: An Opportunity, But for Who?

Suunday, 16 January 2022 — New Atlas

(Brian Berletic – NEO) – Kazakhstan has suffered severe nationwide violence allegedly prompted by fuel price concerns. However, it quickly became clear that it was instead actually foreign-sponsored destabilization which was, at best, using legitimate public concerns as cover for attempted regime change.

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Watch Pepe Escobar and The Grayzone: Kazakhstan coup fails, US-Russia talks go nowhere. Is war on horizon?

Friday, 14 January 2022 — The Saker

Max Blumenthal and geopolitical analyst Pepe Escobar discuss the violent coup attempt in Kazakhstan, and its crucial importance as an ally of Russia and the center of China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Pepe addresses US and Turkish meddling, and why this massive and misunderstood country is suddenly at the heart of the new cold war. They also talk about the failure of the US-Russia talks in Geneva and if war could be on the horizon.
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Watch: Blinken, Stoltenberg unleash unprecedented diktat, ultimatum at Russia following NATO FM meeting

Friday, 7 January 2022 — Anti-Bellum

Author: Rick Rozoff

Videos and text: Blinken, Stoltenberg unleash unprecedented diktat, ultimatum to Russia following NATO FM meeting

Below are videos of U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at their respective press briefings following the virtual meeting of NATO’s thirty foreign policy chiefs on January 7, preceded by the transcript of Blinken’s comments. They provide a clear indication of what to expect from the upcoming NATO-Russia Council and Biden-Putin discussions.

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War in Ukraine? NATO expansion drives conflict with Russia

6 December 2021 — The Grayzone

Russia is seeking a legally binding pledge that NATO will stop expanding east, including to Ukraine. If the US refuses, is war next? Richard Sakwa joins Pushback.

Russia is seeking a legally binding pledge that NATO will stop expanding east, including to Ukraine. If the US refuses, is war next? Scholar and author Richard Sakwa analyzes the growing Russia-Ukraine conflict and how Russiagate fueled it.

Guest: Richard Sakwa. Professor of Russian and European politics at the University of Kent. His books include “Frontline Ukraine: Crisis in the Borderlands” and his latest, “Deception: Russiagate and the New Cold War.”

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Camila Saab Speaks Out: Wife of Venezuelan Diplomat “Kidnapped” by US Gov’t Talks to MintPress

2 December 2021 — MintPress News

On Wednesday, November 24, MintPress News Editor in Chief Mnar Adley sat down to speak with Camila Saab, the wife of imprisoned Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab. Saab was on a diplomatic mission to Iran in June 2020, where he was tasked with securing deals for food, medicine and personal protective equipment. His plane stopped off in Cabo Verde — a group of islands off the west coast of Africa — for a routine refuelling. He would never finish his journey, as, on orders from the United States government, local authorities stormed the vehicle, forcing him off the plane — an event that would begin his 18-month detention. “I never imagined that Cabo Verde was going to kidnap a diplomat,” said the Italian-born former model and mother of two.
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Iversen: Omicron Hype ‘Makes No Sense’

1 December 2021 — The Defender

On the latest episode of The Hill’s “Rising,” journalist and political commentator Kim Iversen discussed the new Omicron variant and COVID vaccine hesitancy in South Africa, where COVID spread and hospitalizations are low.

Is the panic surrounding the Omicron variant overblown? That’s the question journalist and political commentator Kim Iversen asked on the latest episode of The Hill’s “Rising.”

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Watch: Exclusive Interview with Jorge Arreaza on Venezuela’s Recovery Plan

24 November 2021 — MintPress News

EXCLUSIVE: Jorge Arreaza on Venezuela Recovering from Sanctions In New Post-Petro Economic Plan

UN Special Rapporteurs estimate that 100,000 people have died in Venezuela in the last decade because of the lack of medicine brought on by U.S. sanctions. Nearly 60% of those deaths took place under the Trump administration after Washington escalated its economic warfare on the Bolivarian state. During the Trump era, Jorge Arreaza served as Venezuela’s foreign minister and spent years building diplomatic ties with other nations amid Washington’s aggressive hybrid war.
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WATCH: Digital ID: Freedom-As-A-Service. The Lure of Entitlement as the Method for Entrapment

18 November, 2021 — 

“Our identity is, literally, who we are, and as the digital technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution advance, our identity is increasingly digital. This digital identity determines what products, services and information we can access – or, conversely, what is closed off to us.”

– September 2018, World Economic Forum insight report, Identity in a Digital World, A new chapter in the social contract

November 1, 2018: “If Dave Birch of Consult Hyperion is correct, identity is the new money.” [Source]

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Watch: Caging Childhood

16 November 2021 — Defense for Children International

On behalf of DCIP I’d like to invite you to the virtual premiere of our new short documentary, Caging Childhood, on Saturday, November 20 at 1 p.m. Eastern. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion on the Israeli military detention system, its impact on Palestinian children, and how this film can be used for advocacy. Here’s the link to register:

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Listen: Uncovering the CIA: Whistleblower Philip Agee interviewed with John Marks (1976)

31 October, 2021 — 21st Century Wire

Philip Agee was a former Central Intelligence Agency officer who turned into one of the agency’s most vocal critics, and who exposed the inner workings of Unites States regime change and destablizations operations all over the world. During his nearly four decades in the intelligence game, Agee became disillusioned with his work for the agency, and later went on to publish numerous books including “Inside the Company: CIA Diary” (1975) which infuriated US officials after identifying some 250 officers, front companies and foreign agents working for the CIA. Agee passed away in Havana, Cuba in 2008. During his activist career, Agee inspired a new wave of publications including Covert Action Information Bulletin, as well as numerous films detailing the clandestine exploits of the American deep state. 

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Watch: CIA Plans To Kill Julian Assange ‘UNFATHOMABLE’

30 October 2021 — Going Underground on RT

With Jeremy Corbyn, Richard Burgon, Kristinn Hrafnsson

Going Underground’s Social Media Producer Farhaan Ahmed speaks to Jeremy Corbyn MP, Wikileaks Editor-in-Chief Kristinn Hrafnsson and Richard Burgon MP at the Belmarsh Tribunal, which featured some of the biggest names in international politics and journalism speaking in solidarity with Julian Assange, who faces 175 years in a super-max prison in the United States should British courts decide that he should indeed be extradited.
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Watch: War is a Racket with Lowkey: Ex-State Dept. Official Matthew Hoh Speaks Out

28 September 2021 — Youtube

The U.S. was and is effectively taking part in the established drug trade by backing drug lords in Afghanistan. Watchdog host Lowkey is joined by a man who knows the war from both inside and out. Matthew Hoh was at the forefront of the American empire’s campaign in the Middle East, first serving as a captain in the U.S. Marines, then moving to the Department of Defense and the State Department. In 2009, he publicly resigned from his position in the State Department in Zabul Province, Afghanistan, over U.S. policy in the country, which he saw as both illogical and immoral.

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Watch: Unity & Survival: Fighting Hunger on the Streets of Philadelphia

24 September 2021 — Youtube

New documentary from BreakThrough News!

BreakThrough News recently released a new documentary about the Unity & Survival Program, a food distribution and organizing network in Philadelphia initiated by neighborhood leaders and the Philadelphia Liberation Center — a community center run by volunteers from the Party for Socialism and Liberation.  
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