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I got this email yesterday, I am posting it with the author’s kind authorization. There is “another West” which is ignored by the Hegemony’s rulers, but which is still real.  There is a Russian saying “one righteous person saves the city”.  I am grateful to Sara for her efforts! The Saker Dear Saker, I had an appointment in London yesterday, and combined it with a visit to No.10 Downing Street,

“La Rua Madureira” by Nino Ferrer

One of his most beautiful songs, and since I am currently working on a version for 2 guitars (and enjoying every second of it), I wanted to also share this with you. The Saker Original French language version: Alternative Italian language version: Thanks to this website: http://guitarejazzmanouche.com/grilles/perso/view/3019/ I found the chords: though I personally prefer to harmonize it as so: Bm7, %, Bbm6(#5), %,  Am6, B7, E/Ab, %, Em/G, C#dim7,

Debunking the Fatima hoax

I regularly get questions about the so-called “Fatima apparitions” which have recently become popular again in Latin circles.  While the first time around the intention of this hoax was clearly to use the 1917 chaos in Russia to the benefit of the Papacy’s influence (you can read about this disgraceful episode here), the current re-activation of the hoax appears to aim to somehow piggyback the Latin Church unto the current

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