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  • The Population Implosion | John Michael Greer

    Aug. 27, 2014 (Archdruid Report) -- The three environmental shifts discussed in earlier posts in this sequence -- the ecological impacts of a sharply warmer and dryer climate, the flooding of coastal regions due to rising sea levels, and the long-term consequences of industrial America’s frankly brainless dumping of persistent radiological and chemical poisons -- all involve changes to the North ...

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  • How Can You Tell Whether Russia Has Invaded Ukraine? | Paul Craig Roberts

    Sept. 1, 2014 PaulCraigRoberts.org “If you think that Russia is sending its regular units here, then let me tell you something. If Russia was sending its regular troops, we wouldn’t be talking about the battle of Elenovka here. We’d be talking about a battle of Kiev or a possible capture of Lvov.” Alexander V. Zakharchenko, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Donetsk National Republic. ht...

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  • Labor’s Demise Is America’s Demise | Paul Craig Roberts

    Thoughts for Labor Day Aug. 31, 2014 (PaulCraigRoberts.org) -- Labor Day is a holiday that has outlived its time. Like Christmas, Labor Day has become a time-out period. As Christmas has become a shopping spree, Labor Day has become the last summer holiday. The holiday originated in 1887 to celebrate the contribution made by American workers to the strength and prosperity of the United States. Th...

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  • The West, The Greatest Cause Of War In Human History, Stands Stripped Of All Legitimacy | Paul Craig Roberts

    The Donetsk National Republic States The Facts “Every time you come to Russia with a sword, from a sword you will perish.” Aug. 30, 2014 (PaulCraigRoberts) -- The former Russian provinces, which Soviet party leaders carelessly attached to Ukraine at a time when it seemed to make no difference as all were part of the Soviet Union, are now independent republics with their own governments. The West ...

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  • Washington Piles Lie Upon Lie | Paul Craig Roberts

    Aug. 28, 2014 (PaulCraigRoberts) - The latest Washington lie, this one coming from NATO, is that Russia has invaded Ukraine with 1,000 troops and self-propelled artillery. How do we know that this is a lie? Is it because we have heard nothing but lies about Russia from NATO, from U.S. ambassador to the UN Samantha Power, from assistant secretary of state Victoria Nuland, from Obama and his entire...

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  • The Israel Lobby Eliminates Another Critic | Paul Craig Roberts

    Aug. 27, 2014 (PaulCraigRoberts.org) -- The United States, wallowing in arrogance and hubris, pretends to be “the world’s sole superpower,” the “exceptional and indispensable nation” chosen by history to exercise hegemony over the world. In truth, the United States is the two-bit punk puppet of the Israel Lobby. If the Zionist government orders Washington to eat dog excrement, Washington eats it....

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  • America’s Corrupt Institutions | Paul Craig Roberts

    Aug. 27, 2014 (PaulCraigRoberts) -- Every public institution in the United States and most private ones are corrupt. To tell this story would be a multi-book task. Lawrence Stratton and I have written one small volume of the story. Our book, The Tyranny of Good Intentions, now with two editions and multiple printings, documents the corruption of law in the United States and has been cited in ruli...

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  • Guest Column from Germany -- America Frightens Us -- Roman Baudzus

    Aug. 25, 2014 (PaulCraigRoberts.org) -- Dear Friends: I am pleased to be able to share with you this revealing article written for our website by the editor of an important website in Germany. Washington’s lies echoed by the presstitute media that serves Washington are destroying Washington’s credibility and that of the Western media among Europeans, especially Germans who understand that the thr...

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  • Gaza Changed Everything | Ramzy Baroud

    Things Cannot Stay the Same after Israeli Genocide in Gaza Ramzy Baroud | World News Trust Aug. 21, 2014 After every bloody episode of violence perpetrated by Israel, media spin doctors are often deployed with one grand mission: to absolve Israel of any responsibility in their acts of carnage. Not only do these apologists demonize Palestinians, but anyone who dares to take a stand on their behalf...

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  • How Tyranny Arises | Paul Craig Roberts

    Aug. 22, 2014 (PaulCraigRoberts.org) -- Law & Order Conservatives continue to shill for police as goon thugs continue to violate constitutional protections and abuse the public: http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/crime-courts/henderson-family-sues-police-breaking-their-homes http://www.campaignforliberty.org/national-blog/think-third-amendment-irrelevant/ Gullible Americans have been trained to be...

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  • Ferguson: No Justice in the American Police State | Paul Craig Roberts

    Aug. 21, 2014 (PaulCraigRoberts.org) -- There are reports that American police kill 500 or more Americans every year. Few of these murdered Americans posed a threat to police. https://www.dojmedia.com/u-s-police-have-killed-over-5000-civilians-since-911/ Police murder Americans for totally implausible reasons. For example, a few days before Michael Brown was gunned down in Ferguson, John Crawford...

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