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The Real Secret of the South China Sea

by Pepe Escobar for Sputnik News The South China Sea is and will continue to be the ultimate geopolitical flashpoint of the young 21st century – way ahead of the Middle East or Russia’s western borderlands. No less than the future of Asia – as well as the East-West balance of power – is at stake. To understand the Big Picture, we need to go back to 1890 when Alfred Mahan, then

The Central Issue in the U.S. Presidential Campaign

by Eric Zuesse The central issue in the U.S. Presidential campaign can’t even be discussed in U.S. newsmedia, because America’s media have been almost uniformly complicit all along in hiding from the American public the crucial factual information that’s necessary in order for the public to vote in an intelligent and truthfully informed way about it. No news medium wants to report its own having been complicit in anything; so,

If it looks like a duck, if it walks like a duck, if it quacks like a duck, it’s a damned duck

Video’s title in Russian: “Lviv region solemnly reburies the remains of soldiers of  SS-Division “Galicia.” This vid link is the tip of the iceberg, youtube is full of similar videos and the internet is full of charming photos of the beloved orcs with lovely tattoos and giving The World the stiff arm salute whilst waving their silly little flags with the crooked cross. So much for our charming ‘partners’ in

Moveable Feast Cafe 2016/07/26 … Open Thread

2016/07/26 05:00:02Welcome to the ‘Moveable Feast Cafe’. The ‘Moveable Feast’ is an open thread where readers can post wide ranging observations, articles, rants, off topic and have animate discussions of the issues of the day. The ‘Moveable Feast Cafe’ will have two new open threads each week. The Saker stated moderation policy will apply eg ‘no caps’, no obscenity … etc to all post. The Cafe is now open for

‘Let them eat precaution ?’ A recipe for social darwinism, corporate malfeasance, global terrorism …

by Paul Matthews, poet & writer «1 Nobel peace prize, 8 economists, 24 physicists, 33 chemists, 41 doctors» – and a partridge in a pear tree … The Right Honourable Theresa May learns her lines as “Israel’s true friend”… Her Majesty’s Government has never been a fan of the Precautionary Principle. Ever since the 23 December 1913 Federal Reserve Act and the ensuing two world wars, the magnates of the

The Illusion of Power (book review of Chris Hedges “Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle”

by Neyla Miller Though I would consider myself a loyal fan to the work of Chris Hedges, Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle had never been on my reading list until recently. Given my first hand experiences with much of the book’s topic matter and my general agreement to the author’s views on the already deteriorated state of America, reading it seemed almost painfully

Nice, Brussels & Paris attacks: Putin did it!!!! (News Flashbang Show) (Great stuff, MUST SEE!)

Friends, Dunno about you, but I really like what the News Flashbang Show has been producing and each video is better than the previous one.  So, please, help them either by a contribution or by volunteering!!  Don’t let another talent go to waste and help the good guys fight the information war against the multi-billionaires and their propaganda machine.  Just do it! Thanks, The Saker

Book “The Enemy of the State” by Scott is now out in ebook format

The Enemy of the State, an excerpt from How To be Russian: A Biography of Tatyana Sannina, by Scott Humor My dear friends, As I have announced prior, I took a month off to finish a book of my geo-political articles. But since it’s still summer in the Northern Hemisphere, and I am melting in the unbearable heat,  I’ve decided to offer for your entertainment an excerpt from  a different

Moveable Feast Cafe 2016/07/22 … Open Thread

2016/07/22 17:30:01Welcome to the ‘Moveable Feast Cafe’. The ‘Moveable Feast’ is an open thread where readers can post wide ranging observations, articles, rants, off topic and have animate discussions of the issues of the day. The ‘Moveable Feast Cafe’ will have two new open threads each week. The Saker stated moderation policy will apply eg ‘no caps’, no obscenity … etc to all post. The Cafe is now open for

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