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by David Sims THE ECONOMIST online published an article about the desirability of getting the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) “on our side” — which expression is probably a circumlocution. What they might mean is that it would be desirable to ensnare those four…
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A UKRAINIAN-BORN pianist was barred from playing at Canada’s Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) for expressing views on the situation in Ukraine via Twitter, according to the soloist herself. The move led to a social media storm tagged #LetValentinaPlay. The orchestra has officially announced…
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IN 2004, Loli Kantor, an Israeli-American photographer, took a trip to Poland to learn more about what happened to her family during World War II. (ILLUSTRATION: David Fishman of the Jewish Theological Seminary says things have “never been better” for Jews in Ukraine.) Kantor’s parents…
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Is this strange encounter what it seems to be — or was the author the victim of yet another false flag intelligence operation?
by David Swanson ON FRIDAY, March 20th, I spoke at the University of the District of Columbia Law School in Washington, D.C., as part of a series of teach-ins about peace…
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Presented verbatim; draw your own conclusions. TO THE President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin Mr. President! We are Jewish citizens of Ukraine: businessmen, managers, public figures, scientists and scholars, artists and musicians. We are addressing you on behalf of…
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This is how it always starts. THE UNITED STATES will provide Ukrainian forces fighting Russia-backed separatists $75 million in nonlethal equipment, including small reconnaissance drones, radios and military ambulances, a senior administration official said. (ILLUSTRATION: Ukrainian…
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$17 billion IMF loan tied to lifting of foreign land ownership rules. THE WORLD BANK and International Monetary Fund (IMF) is helping biotech run the latest war in Ukraine. Make no mistake that what is happening in the Ukraine now is deeply tied to the interests of Monsanto, Dow, Bayer, and other big…
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THE New York Times reports that the Carnegie Hall performance of a young Estonian-born composer’s piece, “March to Oblivion” (“Marsh u Nebuttya”), has been canceled by the New York Youth Symphony (NYYS) because one section of the score contains the melody from the Horst Wessel…
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by Kevin MacDonald IT’S OBVIOUS that there is a strong Jewish influence in the West opposed to Russia, particularly noticeable among the Israel Lobby and the neocons —Victoria Nuland‘s family ties and her role in the Ukrainian revolution come to mind. (ILLUSTRATION: Boris Nemtsov) There…
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FULLY AWARE OF our historic responsibility, driven by honest intentions and with a clear conscience, we are addressing the warring parties in Ukraine, the peoples of Ukraine and European leaders who have mostly been passive observers of the ongoing events. (ILLUSTRATION: Gabor Vona) As Hungary’s…
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