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Tapani Lausti: Finland and the supposed Russian threat

Recently there has been a lot of speculation in the Finnish media about a possible Russian invasion of Finland and even of Sweden through Finnish territory. Many writers enthusiastically speculate about possible troop movements and counter-movements in a war situation The expression “war situation” is used as something normal, something to be expected at some Read more…

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Nasir Khan: One step forward in Pakistan, but more is needed

Nasir Khan, February 18, 2017 The passing of the Hindu marriage bill was an important step in Pakistan, which is a mutti-religious country. If common sense prevails in the ruling strata of Pakistan, they should take the next bold step and make Pakistan a Secular Democratic country, where there is no state religion, but all Read more…

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Joe Emersberger: Lies about Venezuela’s media #567,456 – the groveling before Trump edition

As I just wrote in Telesur, for almost two decades, opponents of the Venezuelan government have made the western media their stomping ground. Since Trump’s election, many have also postured as part of the resistance to Trump as in these articles: In Venezuela, we couldn’t stop Chávez. Don’t make the same mistakes we did. Donald Read more…

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Joe Emersberger: Reuters Uses Conspiracy Theory to attack Daniel Ortega and Nicaraguan Democracy

This Reuters article by Brian Ellsworth, a Venezuela-based correspondent, says that “Nicaraguan leftist president Daniel Ortega” had “cruised to a third consecutive election victory in November after a top court ruling ousted the leader of the main opposition party. That left Ortega running against a candidate widely seen as a shadow ally.” I haven’t followed Read more…

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Don Fitz: Green Time TV: St. Louis Choices for 2017 Continue

Green Time TV: St. Louis Choices for 2017 Continue by Don Fitz When St. Louis voters go to the polls in early 2017 they will be making critical decisions for the future of the City. The corporate media often presents a very narrow range of choices for voters and disregard those that have some of Read more…

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Gerry Mohan: Who’s Faking the News and Who Leaked the DNC Emails?

Who’s Faking the News and Who Leaked the DNC Emails?   January 17, 2017 The answer to the second question is: probably not Russia. An answer to the first starts to emerge in the process of answering the second. The US intelligence agencies are claiming it was Russia that hacked and leaked the Democratic National Read more…

Mousab Azzawi: Canadian attack: introductory events and consequences

Global condemnations have been followed in succession from throughout the world in a response to the Canadian attack at a Quebec City mosque, where six people were killed and eight wounded. But the statement of the Canadian prime minister was amazingly clear when he said that it is a ‘terrorist attack on Muslims’; this is Read more…

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Bryce Johannes: Time for a Conversation about Change

The recent presidential election in the United States (and Brexit in the UK and similar movements elsewhere) was a clear referendum for change.  Candidate Trump ran on a platform of change and received the vote of nearly 1/3 of the eligible voters.  Senator Sanders also advocated strongly for change and many of his supporters were Read more…

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Bryce Johannes: Time for a Conversation about Change – An example

Below is an example of the possible conclusions from asking just what sort of change is needed to bring about true and sincere “government of, for and by the people” as introduced here. I provide a brief summary of the struggle in the United States by the people throughout the country’s history to be heard Read more…

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Nasir Khan: Frederick Engels about his role in Marxist theory

Nasir Khan, February 9, 2017 The names of Karl Marx and Frederick Engels are inseparably linked for laying the foundations of Scientific Socialism in contrast to the previous versions known as utopian socialism. As long they lived, their intellectual partnership was in the service of a common cause but deeply rooted in rigorous scientific work Read more…

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