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"NO IS NOT JUST A SLOGAN!" : Greek Prime Minister Speaks on Referendum

Today is a day of celebration because democracy is a cause to celebrate, to be joyful. And when democracy conquers fear and blackmail, then it also leads to redemption, and a way forward. Today, the Greek people send a very powerful message. A message of dignity, of determination. A message that they are taking control of their choices. Many may try to ignore the will of a government. But no one can ignore the will of a people who are seeking to live with dignity, to live life on their own terms. Today, democracy trumps fear. Our people’s determination trumps fear. I am confident that tomorrow we will set a new course for all the peoples of Europe. One that will return us to Europe’s founding values ​​of democracy and solidarity, and will send a strong message that we are determined to not only to remain in Europe but to also live with dignity in Europe. To prosper, to work as equals among equals.

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Debate

  • Israel: War Crimes? Us???

    By Uri Avnery

    “WAR IS HELL!” the US general George Patton famously exclaimed. War is the business of killing the “enemy”, in order to impose your will on them. Therefore, “humane war” is an oxymoron. War itself is a crime. There are few exceptions. I would exempt the war against Nazi Germany, since it was conducted against a […]

  • Al-Jazeera: The SECRET of ISIL’s Appeal

    By Musa al-Gharbi, Al Jazeera

    It is often remarked that proponents of the prevailing international order, despite their rhetoric about freedom and democracy, eagerly support dictators, warlords and other autocrats in order to preserve the status quo. However, this tendency is no less pronounced in opponents of the system. For example, during the Cold War, Vladimir Lenin, Mao Zedong and […]

  • Israel’s Race to Economic (and MORAL) Bankruptcy

    By Jonathan Cook

    Two recent reports suggest that Israel could face catastrophic consequences if it fails to end the mistreatment of Palestinians under its rule, whether in the occupied territories or in Israel itself. The Rand Corporation’s research shows that Israel could lose $250 billion over the next decade if it fails to make peace with the Palestinians […]

  • A Video Presents JOHN KERRY “Gravely Wounded” in Assassination Attempt at a Secret Mtg with Top IS Commander in Iraq

    By MLordandGod

    JOHN KERRY “Gravely Wounded” in Assassination Attempt & not Broken Leg say reports. For a youtube video presentation, please click here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIjJxcSoNgw Print this entry

Politics

US Preparing for Never Ending War

US Preparing for Never Ending War

By Leonid SAVIN

The new military strategy is a fundamental document of global nature along with the National Security Strategy and Cyber Security Strategy. The US believes that the preservation of economic status-quo in the world and dissemination of so called «universal values» meet the national security interests. «Since the last National Military Strategy was published in 2011, […]

Economy

Currency Imbalances and Why They Matter

Currency Imbalances and Why They Matter

By Dean Baker

View article at original source. The price of China’s yuan manipulation: American jobs Last month the I.M.F. announced that China was no longer managing its currency. The basis for this claim is that China’s central bank is no longer engaged in large-scale interventions in currency markets and its trade imbalance is within a normal range. […]

Society

Both Major U.S. Parties Are Plagues on Humanity

Both Major U.S. Parties Are Plagues on Humanity

By Glen Ford

“They are all the same in their corporate soullessness.” The two corporate parties have collaborated in knocking off countries targeted for invasion and regime change. They have both nurtured the jihadist international network that was created under presidents Carter and Reagan. And presidents Clinton, Bush and Obama are complicit in the capital crime of genocide […]

Environment

Fukushima Daiichi Updates: Marine Environmental Ecosystem Collapse

Fukushima Daiichi Updates: Marine Environmental Ecosystem Collapse

By EarthJustice

Why are Researchers Predicting an [E.L.E.] Extinction Level Event for Pacific …???… http://fukushimaupdate.yolasite.com/ ————————- Updated 06/30/2015 ———————— 6/30/15 – Mutant fish with “grotesque tumor bubbling out of face” near Three Mile Island — “We’re waiting to catch one with 3 eyes” — Officials: “Unrecognizable pathogen” affecting population, “this is very, very serious” — Alarming rates of sores […]

Culture

Liar, Liar! Mainstream Media Won’t Like This One

Liar, Liar! Mainstream Media Won’t Like This One

By Phil Butler

News is comprised of a few stories amplified across a vast network of media owned by a very few. And here’s the proof You know who’s line they tow People back home ask me; “Why are you on Putin’s side?” Well, a simple browser function called a “screenshot” speaks volumes on that. I don’t like lies, […]

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