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13.12.2014 Pressenza Hong Kong

On the Brink of War and Economic Collapse

On the Brink of War and Economic Collapse

On occasion a reader will ask if I can give readers some good news. The answer is: not unless I lie to you like “your” government and the mainstream media do. If you want faked “good news,” you need to retreat into The Matrix. In exchange for less stress and … »

04.12.2014 Tony Henderson

Who owns the spoils of war?

Who owns the spoils of war?

When I first heard about Yamashita’s Gold I was skeptical. The amount in tonnage and the amount in money terms were just overwhelming. However, being a fan of Messes Seagrave and having just been introduced to their writings on the overseas Chinese, Lords of the Rim, and on the Soong … »

12.11.2014 George Monbiot

Interstellar: magnificent film, insane fantasy

Movies about abandoning Earth reflect the political defeatism of our age: that adapting to climate breakdown is preferable to stopping it By George Monbiot for The Guardian, Tuesday 11 November 2014 “It’s like we’ve forgotten who we are,” the hero of Interstellar complains. “Explorers, pioneers, not … »

10.11.2014 Shamsul Haque Basunia

Military supremacy is harmful to mankind

Military supremacy is harmful to mankind

Super power like USA begins to end its occupation in Afghanistan. Still 9,800 US troops remain in Kabul, 1,500 personnel in Iraq, 16,000 in Indonesia, with 200 ground troops in Pakistan. Military supremacy is harmful to humankind. Like the USA, the then Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan in 1978 and lost … »

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