Monthly Archives: March 2014

Russia,Crimea and the consequences of NATO Policy.

  by Jeffrey Sommers and Michael Hudson Naked Capitalism (March 17 2014) Russia’s incursion (invasion if you prefer) into Crimea, with prospects for movement into Eastern Ukraine, is the culmination of US/NATO policy since 1991. The unraveling of the USSR

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The truth is out: money is just an IOU, and the banks are rolling in it.

Back in the 1930s, Henry Ford is supposed to have remarked that it was a good thing that most Americans didn’t know how banking really works, because if they did, “there’d be a revolution before tomorrow morning”. Last week, something

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Toilet snobbery

Conservative politicians, and their husbands and wives, have always been obsessed with toilets. Last week’s Daily Mail carried a full-page picture of Sarah Vine, partner of the education secretary, Michael Gove, emerging from a “bog standard” public toilet in Westminster,

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The Truth about UKRAINE is now banned- but not here.

  by Dmitry Orlov Club Orlov (March 11 2014) Tuesday update: The guest post from Renee last week appeared on this blog because Huffington Post refused to run it. And now I hear that no comment linking the new Ukrainian

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The chronolgy of events in UKRAINE. What really happened and NOT what propaganda we’re being fed.

by Dmitry Orlov Club Orlov (March 05 2014) This is a guest post by Renee Parsons, who did a very good job of pullingtogether the facts. Facts are important, you know, especially in light of therabidly anti-Russian press coverage in

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The New York Times, Wall Street and the greatest propoganda coup of our time.

  The New York Times and the Fed’s Transcripts by Mike Whitney CounterPunch (February 27 2014) There’s good propaganda {1} and bad propaganda. Bad propaganda is generally crude, amateurish Judy Miller “mobile weapons lab-type” nonsense that figures that people are

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The first casualty of war -and the Reichstag fire in Kiev?

by Dmitry Orlov Club Orlov (March 01 2014) [Since the situation in Ukraine is so volatile, I am once again rushing thispiece out ahead of the normal schedule.] Once upon a time I had an excellent history teacher, who has

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