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Russia and China Capitulated Out Of FEAR?

Behold a Pale Horse, and its Rider is Death Two of America’s most populous states, Texas and Florida, are in hurricane ruins, and Washington is fomenting more wars. The US national debt is now over $20 trillion, and Washington is fomenting more wars. The entire world is helping Washington foment wars—including two targeted countries themselves—Russia and China—both of which are helping Washington foment more wars. Believe it or not, both Russia and China voted with Washington on the UN Security Council to impose more and harsher sanctions on North Korea, a country guilty of nothing but a desire to have the means to protect itself from the US and not become yet another Washington victim like Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Yemen, Syria, Serbia, and Ukraine overthrown in a US coup and now poverty-stricken.

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    By William Astore

    When it comes to the “world’s greatest military,” the news has been shocking. Two fast U.S. Navy ships colliding with slow-moving commercial vessels with tragic loss of life. An Air Force that has been in the air continuously for years and yet doesn’t have enough pilots to fly its combat jets. Ground troops who find […]

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    By Steve Bannon

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  • Why Trump Won’t Start a War With North Korea

    By Mike Whitney

    Donald Trump isn’t going to start a war with North Korea. That’s just not going to happen. Not only does the United States not have the ground forces for such a massive operation but, more important, a war with the North would serve no strategic purpose at all. The US already has the arrangement it […]

  • The Latest US Thuggery is a Sign of Weakness, Not Strength

    By The Saker

    For a while already the Russian diplomats have been openly saying that their American counterparts are недоговороспособны or “non-agreement capable”. This all began under Obama, when Kerry flew to meet with Lavrov and declared ‘A’, then flew back to Washington, DC and declared ‘B’. Then there were the cases in Syria when the US agreed […]

Politics

Steve Bannon Declares War On The GOP

Steve Bannon Declares War On The GOP

By Steve Bannon

Watch – 60 Minutes – The Full Interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=55&v=S5tsaN1Grhg Steve Bannon, Trump’s ex-chief strategist, tells 60 Minutes why he’s out at the White House and criticizes the GOP for not supporting the president. “They’re gonna be held accountable,” he says. Charlie Rose reports. Bannon, Trump’s ex-chief strategist, tells why he’s out at the White House […]

Economy

China Readies Yuan-Priced Crude Oil Benchmark Backed By Gold

China Readies Yuan-Priced Crude Oil Benchmark Backed By Gold

By Tsvetana Paraskova

The world’s top oil importer, China, is preparing to launch a crude oil futures contract denominated in Chinese yuan and convertible into gold, potentially creating the most important Asian oil benchmark and allowing oil exporters to bypass U.S.-dollar denominated benchmarks by trading in yuan, Nikkei Asian Review reports. The crude oil futures will be the […]

Society

The Genocide of the Rohingya: Big Oil, Failed Democracy and False Prophets

The Genocide of the Rohingya: Big Oil, Failed Democracy and False Prophets

By Ramzy Baroud

To a certain extent, Aung San Suu Kyi is a false prophet. Glorified by the west for many years, she was made a ‘democracy icon’ because she opposed the same forces in her country, Burma, at the time that the US-led western coalition isolated Rangoon for its alliance with China. Aung San Suu Kyi played […]

Environment

End Warrantless Deep State Spying: Don't Renew 702

End Warrantless Deep State Spying: Don’t Renew 702

By Zach Weissmueller

It’s time to rein in warrantless domestic surveillance before it’s too late. As former NSA contractor Edward Snowden revealed to the world in 2013, the U.S. government routinely spies on its own citizens. “I, sitting at my desk, could wiretap anyone, from you or your accountant, to a federal judge or even the president,” Snowden […]

Culture

Israeli Media Begs US to Prepare For War With Syria, Russia, Iran

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By Andrew Illingworth

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