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Britain once punched above its weight. Now we are irrelevant

Jonathan Powell The Guardian November 13, 2017 Britain has lost its way and is having an identity crisis, says the New York Times. Just as Dean Acheson’s barb that Britain had lost an empire and not yet found a role

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Big Tech and Amazon.

Too Powerful to Break Up? http://www.ifashops.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/www.ft_-768×544.com2d07bfe6-bb35-11e7-9bfb-4-0030baef81547eb8480086786283d630c457df3a Amazon executives will not be present on Tuesday when three other major internet companies endure a grilling before Congress. But it may just be a matter of time before Washington’s new appetite for regulating

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Human Rights Watch:Russia’s Growing Intolerance for Dissent

Tanya Lokshina Russia Program Director Today, at Moscow’s eminent House of Cinematography, aggressive individuals among pro-Kremlin protestors attacked the award ceremony of an annual student competition, “Man in History. Russia – XX Century.” The attackers threw eggs and green antiseptic

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What is the Stae of Dissent in Vladimir Putin’s Russia ?

FRONTLINE Jason M.Breslow Digital Editor Russia has never been the friendliest environment for political dissent, and beginning with Vladimir Putin’s return to the presidency in 2012, the situation has only grown more challenging. Since that time, Russia has raised fines

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The Brexit Believers’ trade fantasies are crashing down around their ears .

Molly Scott Cato The Guardian October 11, 2017 Nowhere did the slogan “take back control” resound more enthusiastically than in the ears of Tory free marketeers, who imagined themselves as modernist privateers, latter-day descendants of the proud tradition of Francis

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Why the U.S. won’t leave Afghanistan

by Peter LaVenia CounterPunch (September 04 2017) Trump’s recent decision to add troops in Afghanistan has nothing to do with combating terrorism (or mining mineral resources, or confusing militants as to when the US military might finally leave), no matter

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More Media Silence !

North Korea Has Repeatedly Offered to Give up Their Nukes by Darius Shahtahmasebi The Anti-Media Op-ed (September 07 2017) As the mass media {1} and the establishment figures {2} who keep mainstream outlets afloat {3} continue to beat the drums

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