The CIA’s Chinese Walls

27 April 2021 — Craig Murray

Craig Murray

It is not in dispute that the CIA is in possession of Julian Assange’s legal and medical files seized from the Ecuadorean Embassy, including correspondence and drafting by his lawyers on his defence against extradition to the USA on Espionage charges. The defence submitted evidence of this in court. After Julian was arrested in the Ecuadorean Embassy and removed, all of his personal possessions were illegally seized by the Ecuadorean authorities, including his files and his IT equipment. These were then shipped back to Ecuador by diplomatic bag. There, they were handed over to the CIA.

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Abdullah Ibrahim: ‘The Mountain / Nisa / Mississippi’

17 October 2013 — Jazz on the Tube

Festival de Jazz de San Sebastian 2011. Filmed in Plaza de la Trinidad, Donosti, Spain. Beautiful music

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Creating a Situation that Does Not Yet Exist

15 August 2013 — The Bullet • Socialist Project • E-Bulletin No. 864

For some two decades, the anti-globalization movement and its successors have assumed that society contains within itself – and automatically throws up – political oppositions and organizational forms independent of capital and of the state. There is simply the need to encourage the cumulative growth of society’s own potentialities for forming alternatives apart from the state and apart from the terrain of politics. Politics is not about the contesting directly, never mind conquering, political power. Instead, politics is viewed as the evolutionary and ‘progressive emptying out of the power of capital and of the state.’ Social coalitions, social forums, networks, and localist alternatives – with an associated range of one-off tactical actions – became the outer limit of organizational agendas.

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The Return of Empires (VI) Dmitry MININ

16 March 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Modern-day empires in the West

The rebirth of the imperial spirit in the West is moving along two sometimes converging, but in recent times increasingly diverging, lines. Looking at Europe’s relations with its neighbours, one can see that the European Union initially pursued an imperial policy with regard to countries in Central and Eastern Europe that had joined the EU, but then began to extend the same policy to other countries. Continue reading

US Decline? (No. 7) Deepa Kumar: Anti-Imperialist Sentiments Growing across the World

7 January 2013 — Iran Review

Iran Review Exclusive Interview with Deepa Kumar
By: Kourosh Ziabari

It’s an undeniable yet bitter reality that the United States is not a popular power. We are not talking about the American nation, because interaction and exchanges between the nations is something which takes place smoothly, regardless of political equations; however, even those nations who admire the American people for different reasons cannot hide their consternation and dismay at the imperial and colonial policies of the U.S. government.

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United Left National Convention: ‘This is the Spanish SYRIZA!’By Dick Nichols

8 January 2012The Bullet • Socialist Project • E-Bulletin No. 754

On the last day of the 10th federal convention of the Spain‘s United Left (Izquierda Unida, <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>IU), Juan Peña, young <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>IU organization secretary for the Castilian town of Valladolid, summed up his view of the impact of the <span class=”foreign-lang” style=”font-style: italic;”>indignado(15M) movement on the <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>IU, one of the oldest broad <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>left formations in Europe: “15M brought <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>IU good news and bad news. The good news was that our programmatic proposals hit the mark, shared by the people who poured into the streets. The bad news was that the people thought that these proposals were new, their own.”

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United Left National Convention: ‘This is the Spanish SYRIZA!’By Dick Nichols

8 January 2012The Bullet • Socialist Project • E-Bulletin No. 754

On the last day of the 10th federal convention of the Spain‘s United Left (Izquierda Unida, <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>IU), Juan Peña, young <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>IU organization secretary for the Castilian town of Valladolid, summed up his view of the impact of the <span class=”foreign-lang” style=”font-style: italic;”>indignado(15M) movement on the <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>IU, one of the oldest broad <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>left formations in Europe: “15M brought <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>IU good news and bad news. The good news was that our programmatic proposals hit the mark, shared by the people who poured into the streets. The bad news was that the people thought that these proposals were new, their own.”

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Statewatch News Online, 31 December 2012 (22/12)

012 — http://www.statewatch.org/ • e-mail: office@statewatch.org

1.    EU: European Parliament study: Evaluating current and forthcoming proposals on JHA databases and a smart borders system at EU external borders
2.    EU: Council of the European Union: Exchange of EU classified information (EUCI) with third States and international organisations
3.    Council of Europe: Human Rights Commissioner: Restrictions on defenders of migrants’ rights should stop
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Money Laundering and Offshore Fraud for the Rich, Economic Austerity for the Poor By Julie Lévesque

2 November, 2012Global Research

Offshore banking is the elephant in the global economic room which the political and financial elite is trying to hide from the public view. While imposing austerity measures on hard working citizens, they are well aware that astronomical amounts of money are secretly held in offshore banks, thus lost in taxes. Where is that money from? What is it for?

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Information Clearing House Newsletter 25 June 2012: “Netanyahu has Decided to Attack Iran Before the U.S. Elections in November”

25 June 2012Information Clearing House

“Netanyahu has Decided to Attack Iran Before the U.S. Elections in November”
By Michael Carmichael
Netanyahu‘s agenda is much broader than knocking out Iranian nuclear installations for his aim is to reshape the political landscape in the USA and Israel shifting everything to the far, far right in order to create a new comfort zone for religious fundamentalists. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article31695.htm

New at Strategic Culture Foundation 18-22 June 2012: Iran / Asia / Greece /nEgypt / Ecuador / CIA / Media

23 June 2012Strategic Culture Foundation

US shopping for «lily pads» in Central Asia
22.06.2012 | 10:24 | Melkulangara BHADRAKUMAR

The hidden agenda of the United States’ invasion of Afghanistan in 2001 lay enveloped by the fog of the war for most of the past ten-year period… Even now, when the topic of discussion is the withdrawal of the US forces from Afghanistan by end-2014, it is being overlooked in much of the world opinion that something like 50000 troops will stay back for an indefinite period in the region, including combat troops and air power. But then, the argument goes that 50000 US troops cannot be expected to turn the tide of the war when three times that number (during the ‘surge’ in 2010) couldn’t succeed, after all. So, where is the need of a hidden agenda?..

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A different kind of Europe By Trevor Evans

22 March 2012 — Red Pepper

Trevor Evans outlines the basis for a progressive pan-European response to the euro crisis

The growth of private international financial institutions since the 1970s has seriously curtailed the ability of national governments to exercise democratic control over economic policy. This was vividly demonstrated early in the 1980s, when capital flight forced the French government to abandon its programme of progressive economic reforms. Since then, finance has become much stronger, and the constraints are especially severe for smaller countries.

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Information Clearing House Newsletter 17 March 2012: “The End Of Israel”?

17 March 2012 Information Clearing House

 

“The End Of Israel”

Israel Too Small to Last Even One Week of Real War

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“If Israel ever makes that mistake [attacking Iran’s nuclear sites], that will set the time for the end of Israel. They know it very well…. We don’t consider Israel a country. Israel is an entity, the extension of the US influence in the Middle East…. So, the real threat is the US,” he said.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article30840.htm

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