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US Torture – A Sad Day for Humanity

For me, the most troubling and perverse aspect of this conversation is the lack of condemnation against the US for the torture by the global community. The world knows and understands as a fully documented fact that the US tortured … Continue reading

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The Jingoist’s Propaganda Playbook

On Ukraine, Paul Craig Roberts recently wrote about the US government’s unabashed use of propaganda to manage and shape the narrative.  He quotes Peter Duveen (and I will here as well, because it is so good), who suggests that having … Continue reading

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The Jig is Up … Fed tapering is an illusion

“Who are you going to believe, me or your own eyes?” – Harpo Marx Last summer, I wrote a research brief on the US QE, titled Bernanke cannot take his foot off the gas pedal.  You can read it here.  … Continue reading

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Mission Impossible: Mapping ALL the US Military Installations

Cue music (composed by Lalo Schifrin): Noone knows how many bases the US military maintains.  The best guess estimates put the total number at more than 1,000, with 500-600 outside of the US in several dozen (36+) countries.  These bases … Continue reading

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