Justice Department Drops Case Against ‘Russian Influence Campaign’ While New Fake Claims Arise

19 March 2020 — Moon of Alabama

The Justice Department dropped its case against a Russian company which was alleged of influencing the 2016 elections. But as one false claim about Russian influence campaigns is now thoroughly debunked new nonsensical claims about alleged Russian influence campaigns arise.

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China’s Offers Experience in Europe’s Fight Against COVID-19

8 March 2020 — Telesur

Epidemiologist Bruce Aylward at the China-WHO joint expert team press conference, Beijing, China, Feb. 24, 2020.

Epidemiologist Bruce Aylward at the China-WHO joint expert team press conference, Beijing, China, Feb. 24, 2020. | Photo: Xinhua – EFE

The World Health Organization stressed that international cooperation is crucial to managing the outbreak.

At an extraordinary council on the COVID-19 epidemic held in Brussels on Friday, the European Union (EU) health ministers agreed to develop a coordinated approach to prevention and protection of people at risk, and establish coherent containment measures, including evidence-based advice concerning travel to and from risk areas.

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China – and Macron’s U-Turn By Peter Koenig

1 April 2019 — New Eastern Outlook

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Less than a week ago, President Macron was lambasting Italy for signing agreements with China in the context of their New Silk Road, alias President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), in the same breath he was criticizing China for attempting to undermine Europe with new trade individual country deals under the pretext of BRI. However, Italy, also scolded by Brussels for her single-handed deals with China, was, in fact, the first G7 country for signing a number of contracts with China to use Italian ports under the BRI, making Italy also the first official EU partner of China’s BRI.

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The destroyers of Libya are now ‘for Libya’ By Manlio Dinucci

14 November 2018 — Voltaire Net

After Emmanuel Macron’s failure to solve the Libyan crisis, it’s now Giuseppe Conte’s turn to take a shot at it. It’s true that Rome is better placed than Paris, insofar as it enjoys the support of the White House. However, there is little chance that any progress of any sort will be made, since these « fairy godmothers » are in fact the big bad wolves who recently devoured Libya. Continue reading

Ikea’s Race to the Bottom BY John Logan

19 June 2013 — In These Times

Turkish workers say Ikea takes advantage of the authoritarian government’s anti-union policies.

Ikea’s labor practices in Turkey are more like those in Saudi Arabia—a country that represses independent unions—than those of Sweden, where companies generally have cooperative relationships with their unions.

With total sales of $36 billion in 2012, Ikea is the world’s largest furniture retailer, and one of the world’s most recognizable retail brands. Worldwide, Ikea operates in approximately 40 countries and has more than 100,000 employees.

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Luxembourg trial into 1980s terror bombings reveals involvement of German police, intelligence agents By Dietmar Henning

12 June 2013 — WSWS

A trial is taking place in Luxembourg dealing with a series of terror bombings committed in the 1980s. Although the bombings implicate NATO troops and its top secret Stay Behind operation in terrorist activities, the trial has been largely ignored by the German and international media.

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Video: Dario Fo su Berlusconi (d'annata ma tragicamente attuale)

13 May 2013 — Youtube

More Dario Fo! Title roughly translated to English: ‘Vintage Berslusconi but unfortunately still current’.

Prologue of a (famous Italian NOBEL award-winning) Dario Fo’s show aired in late 90′, where he jokes about Silvio Berlusconi (“Psiconano” ITA – “Psycodwarf” ENU).

Veronica Lario (Berlusconi’s wife) is amongst spectators. Greetings from non-Italian viewers are appreciated.

(I subtitled for non-Italian viewers. If my English grammar is incorrect… i beg your pardon.)

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