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The West Is Reduced To Looting Itself ~ Paul Craig Roberts 1

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org February 1, 2016   The West Is Reduced To Looting Itself   I, Michael Hudson, John Perkins, and a few others have reported the multi-pronged looting of peoples by Western economic institutions, principally the big New York Banks with the aid of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). […]

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In Landmark Ruling, UK Court Affirms “Journalism Isn’t Terrorism”

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams January 19, 2016   In Landmark Ruling, UK Court Affirms “Journalism Isn’t Terrorism” Court rules in favor of David Miranda, detained for nine hours at Heathrow airport in 2013 while transporting journalist documents on NSA revelations     In a landmark ruling, a British appeals court on Tuesday found that the […]


UK Scientists Say First Genetically-Modified Human Embryos Are Ready to Be Created

By John Vibes The Anti-Media January 16, 2016   UK Scientists Say First Genetically-Modified Human Embryos Are Ready to Be Created     A team of scientists in the UK recently asked for permission to create the world’s first genetically-modified human embryos. Laws currently on the books would prevent the scientists from allowing the embryos […]

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UKIP ‘furious’ after details of ‘assassination attempt’ against Farage leaked

By Against Crony Capitalism January 4, 2016   UKIP ‘furious’ after details of ‘assassination attempt’ against Farage leaked     I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Farage this past summer in Washington. I found him to be as passionate, straight forward, self effacing, and as generally good natured as his “official” persona. Not always […]


Why WWIII Is On The Horizon ~ Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org December 30, 2015   Why WWIII Is On The Horizon   The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 gave birth to a dangerous American ideology called neoconservativism. The Soviet Union had served as a constraint on US unilateral action. With the removal of this constraint on […]

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A Reaper drone. The RAF has been carrying out drone strikes against targets in Iraq as part of an international coalition against Isis. (Photograph: Steve Bain/MoD/PA)

As UK Follows US Model of ‘Droning Its Own,’ Condemnations Follow

By Jon Queally Common Dreams September 9, 2015   As UK Follows US Model of ‘Droning Its Own,’ Condemnations Follow Legal experts and human rights advocates issue warnings after David Cameron admits extrajudicial assassination of British nationals in Syria     Human rights advocates and legal experts are raising alarms in the wake of Monday’s admission […]


UK Assassinates British Citizens In Syria

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute September 9, 2015   UK Assassinates British Citizens In Syria   British Prime Minister David Cameron announced that his government had used drone strikes to kill two British citizens suspected of membership in ISIS in Syria. This is a major escalation for a country whose parliament voted against British […]

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Finally, One Banker Gets Sizable Jail Term. But Will Others Follow?

By Deirdre Fulton Common Dreams August 4, 2015   Finally, One Banker Gets Sizable Jail Term. But Will Others Follow? Sentence in LIBOR manipulation case is ‘one of the harshest penalties meted out against a banker since the financial crisis’       “A message needs to be sent to the world of banking,” said […]


UK police used facial recognition technology to scan the faces of 100,000 concertgoers in Leicestireshire over the weekend. (Photo: Tom Blackwell/flickr/cc)

Facial Recognition-Fest: UK Police Scan 100,000 Concertgoers

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams June 16, 2015   Facial Recognition-Fest: UK Police Scan 100,000 Concertgoers Leicestireshire police planted series of ‘strategically placed cameras’ at outdoor concert under guise of crime prevention   Just in time for facial recognition technology to lose its few privacy allies in the U.S., police in the U.K. demonstrated just […]


When it’s OK to Bomb Your Own People

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute March 29, 2015   When it’s OK to Bomb Your Own People     One of the chief US/UK justifications for their regime change policy in Syria is the claim that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is “bombing his own people.” While in fact the intentional targeting of his civilian […]

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US, UK, Kiev in Violation of Minsk Agreement?

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute February 25, 2015   US, UK, Kiev in Violation of Minsk Agreement?     Since the Minsk II Agreement went into effect earlier this month, there have been many claims and counter-claims that both the Kiev government and the separatists in east Ukraine have violated the terms of the […]

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