What Next? Post-It Series #2 By S. Artesian

24 June 2016 — The Wolf Report: Nonconfidential analysis for the anti-investor

Logical question, not that anything at all has been accomplished, but still…..the votes are in and Britain, temporarily,  has voted to exit the European Union.  Temporarily…not temporarily the exit stuff; but temporarily the “Britain” part, because Scotland and Northern Ireland voted remain.  So it’s England and Wales, or soon will be. Cameron and Osborne and Johnson and Corbyn and Farage will have accomplished what the Scots couldn’t, or didn’t want to, the dissolution of their union with England.

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Africa: Monsanto – the Unrepentant Repeat Offender By James N. Kariuki

9 August 2013 — Pambazuka News

The uproar in Ireland over horsemeat, the narrow defeat of Proposition 37 in California which would have made it mandatory to label all food containing GMOs – reveal that Africans must now join the rest of the world in resisting GMO foods and biotechnology, no matter how effectively packaged

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Death of Margaret Thatcher Reopens the Debate Over Her Cruel Legacy By Roger Annis

15 April 2013 — The Bullet • Socialist Project E-Bulletin No. 805

The death of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on April 8 has renewed an intense political debate in Britain and internationally over her legacy. For her ruling class sycophants, Thatcher was a heroine, “one of the greatest” prime ministers Britain ever had. While she is falsely credited with lifting Britain out of a lasting economic slump during the 1970s, she did succeed in imposing a drastic and lasting shift in the balance of social and economic wealth between rich and poor, very much to the detriment of the latter. She was prime minister from 1979 to 1990.

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Democracy, Disillusion and The Political Process By Caoimhghin Ó Croidheáin

7 March, 2013Global Research

A new nationwide opinion poll in Ireland has shown that people are becoming more and more disillusioned with the political process leading one to wonder if democracy (people rule) has simply become demopsefia (people vote). This type of disillusionment is becoming widespread across Europe in general. While no one is naive enough to believe all the promises of politicians, in recent years the desires of the electorate seem to be ever more blatantly subsumed to the financial interests/problems of recent governments.

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The War on Mali. What you Should Know: An Eldorado of Uranium, Gold, Petroleum, Strategic Minerals By R. Teichman

15 January, 2013 — News Beacon Ireland

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“it would send 2,500 troops to support Malian government soldiers in the conflict against Islamist rebels. France has already deployed around 750 troops to Mali, and French carriers arrived in Bamako on Tuesday morning…..

We will continue the deployment of forces on the ground and in the air…..

We have one goal. To ensure that when we leave, when we end our intervention, Mali is safe, has legitimate authorities, an electoral process and there are no more terrorists threatening its territory.” [1] Continue reading

Statewatch News Online, 15 January 2013 (01/13)

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1.   EU Council of the European Union: Informal Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) Council in Dublin on 17-18 January 2013
2.   EU: European Investigation Order
3.   EU: Commission makes €50 million available for the development of “big brother” PNR databases – before legislation has even been agreed
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Media Lens: Why Are We The Good Guys? By David Cromwell

18 September, 2012 — Media Lens

Reclaiming Your Mind From The Delusions of Propaganda By David Cromwell

One of the unspoken assumptions of the Western world is that ‘we’ are great defenders of human rights, a free press and the benefits of market economics. Mistakes might be made along the way, perhaps even tragic errors of judgement such as the 2003 invasion of Iraq. But the prevailing view is that ‘the West’ is essentially a force for good in the wider world. Why Are We The Good Guys? is a provocative challenge to this false ideology. The book digs beneath standard accounts of crucial issues such as foreign policy, climate change and the constant struggle between state-corporate power and genuine democracy.

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Gaza Friends: ISRAELIS PREVENT IRISH ACTIVISTS FROM BOARDING FLIGHT HOME

10 November 2011 — Witness Gaza

The seven Irish human rights activists due home in Ireland this afternoon at 2:25 pm were at the last minute prevented from boarding their flight out of Ben Gurion airport by Israeli armed guards. They had been taken last night to a holding cell and were ready to board their 7:40 am flight to London this morning when at the last minute they were prevented from doing so by Israeli security forces and returned to Givon prison. All seven are now being detained indefinitely, with no further news available from Israeli authorities or the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs about when they will be released.

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Follow the Money: Behind the European Debt Crisis Lie More Bank Bailouts By David McNally

23 September 2011 — The Bullet Socialist Project E-Bulletin No. 547 – www.davidmcnally.org

While I was cursing the inane mainstream commentary on the global economy recently, I was reminded of a pivotal scene in the 1976 movie, All the President’s Men. As two young reporters investigate the burglary of Democratic Party offices in the Watergate Hotel, a disgruntled, high-ranking FBI agent, code-named Deep Throat, advises, “Follow the money. Always follow the money.”

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Wikileaks Newslinks 8 June 2011

8 June 2011 — williambowles.info

WikiLeaks: India told US to beware of Pakistan’s ‘game’ in Afghanistan
The Express Tribune
A WikiLeaks cable filed by US Political Counselor Uzra Zeya in New Delhi in February last year contains details of his meeting with YK Sinha, India’s A/S equivalent for Afghanistan. The US diplomat wrote: Sinha told PolCouns that India welcomes … tribune.com.pk/story/184726/wikileaks-india-told-us-to-beware-of-pakistans-game-in-afghanistan/

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Wikileaks Newslinks 5 June 2011

5 June 2011 — williambowles.info

Hay festival: Julian Assange was prepared to name superinjunction holders
Telegraph.co.uk
Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has suggested he was prepared to reveal the names of individuals covered by superinjunctions issued by the British courts to protect their privacy. By Patrick Sawer, and Holly Watt Mr Assange said the WikiLeaks …
www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/hay-festival/8557122/Hay-festival-Julian-Assange-was-prepared-to-name-superinjunction-holders.html

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