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Why Do Americans Hate Putin?

Sunday, November 27th, 2022

MIKE WHITNEY  Courtesy The Unz Review Why do Americans hate Putin? Tucker Carlson thinks he knows. Here’s what he said: … Democrats in Washington have told you it’s your patriotic duty to hate Vladimir Putin. It’s not a suggestion. It’s a mandate. Anything less than hatred for Putin is treason. Many Americans have obeyed this […]

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Electric War

Friday, November 25th, 2022

PEPE ESCOBAR  Courtesy The Unz Review Spare a thought to the Polish farmer snapping pics of a missile wreckage – later indicated to belong to a Ukrainian S-300. So a Polish farmer, his footfalls echoing in our collective memory, may have saved the world from WWIII – unleashed via a tawdry plot concocted by Anglo-American […]

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Putin’s Sledgehammer

Friday, November 25th, 2022

MIKE WHITNEY  Courtesy The Unz Review The Ukrainians are in bad shape… It won’t be long before the Ukrainians run out of food. It won’t be long before they freeze… They have done all that we can reasonably expect them to do. It’s time to negotiate…. before the offensive begins, because once it begins, there will be […]

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The Richest Man in the World

Friday, November 25th, 2022

LARRY ROMANOFF  Courtesy The Unz Review The purpose of this essay is threefold: (1) to bring to the attention of readers the existence of a long-standing conspiracy about the identification of The Richest Man in the World”, (2) to dismiss from contention the current list of candidates, and (3) to document that a small number […]

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Significance of Bangladesh PM’s upcoming Japan visit

Thursday, November 24th, 2022

Kamal Uddin Mazumder Dhaka Bangladesh On February 10, 2022, marked 50 years of diplomatic ties between Bangladesh and Japan. The recognition of Bangladesh on February 10, 1972, marked the beginning of Japan’s cordial state relations with Bangladesh, but they actually started almost a century before. Before Bangladesh became an independent nation, Japan maintained excellent relations […]

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Bangladesh tackling KNF’s separatism and terrorism in CHT for promoting peace

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022

Kamal Uddin Mazumder Dhaka Bangladesh In early 2022, the general people of Bangladesh suddenly began to notice a political articulation of an armed political organization named Kuki-Chin National Front (KNF). Members of the organization maintain a Facebook page titled: Kuki-Chin National Front-KNF, through which they are seen making the photographs and military training videos of […]

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Fighting a War on the Wrong Planet

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022

RAJAN MENON / TOMDISPATCH Courtesy Truthdig.com What Climate Change Should Have Taught Us Washington’s vaunted rules-based international order” has undergone a stress test following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and here’s the news so far: it hasn’t held up well. In fact, the disparate reactions to Vladimir Putin’s war have only highlighted stark global divisions, which reflect […]

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Myanmar presents opportunities to a growing Bangladeshi medicine industry

Sunday, November 20th, 2022

Sufian Siddique New Horizons for Profitable Investments Manufacturing an essential adjunct to healthcare is important in any case. Because people’s lives are directly related to this wonderful product. Medicines play a direct or indirect role in ensuring the well-being and well-being of people by getting rid of human diseases and alleviating anxiety and restlessness. Therefore, […]

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Economic Update: Nomi Prins on the Distorted US Financial System

Friday, November 18th, 2022

Democracy At Work In this week’s show, Prof. Wolff talks about a new Congress report on huge US wealth inequality; Angela Merkel on relying on Russian oil and gas, the irrationality of 20,000 immigrants dumped on NYC, and Harvard exploiting its tax-exempt status. In the second half of the show, Wolff interviews Dr. Nomi Prins, […]

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IN QUEST OF TRADE AND CONNECTIVITY

Thursday, November 17th, 2022

Anup Sinha The transit issue between India and Bangladesh has long been debated. An agreement was made in 2010 to carry products to India’s northeastern states through the Bangladesh route. Since then, several arguments and complaints have centered on the transit problem, which climax in 2016 when Bangladesh agreed to allow India to use its road in […]

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Prepping for a China War: The United States and the New Arc of Militarization Across Northern Australia

Thursday, November 17th, 2022

By Richard Tanter Asia-Pacific Research, November 17, 2022 The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus 15 November 2022 Abstract In recent years, successive Australian governments, in coordination with the United States, have responded to the dramatic rise of China with military and economic policies that directly challenge the possibility of accommodation with China. * In an arc of militarization across northern […]

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SCOTT RITTER: DON’T BELIEVE THE HYPE. UKRAINE CAN’T WIN THIS WAR.

Tuesday, November 15th, 2022

BY DIMITRI LASCARIS Courtesy The Real News Reports of Ukrainian triumph and imminent Russian defeat have flooded the West since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began in February. Yet how much merit is there to this narrative? Former US Marine Corps intelligence officer and UN weapons inspector William Scott Ritter Jr. speaks with Dimitri Lascaris in a […]

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USA’s Military Empire: A Visual Database

Tuesday, November 15th, 2022

worldbeyondwar.org The United States of America, unlike any other nation, maintains a massive network of foreign military installations around the world. How was this created and how is it continued? Some of these physical installations are on land occupied as spoils of war. Most are maintained through collaborations with governments, many of them brutal and oppressive governments benefiting from the bases’ […]

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Venezuela Rejects ‘Biased’ Decision to Resume ICC Probe into Alleged Human Rights Abuses

Tuesday, November 15th, 2022

Courtesy Venezuelanalysis Caracas stated that it would continue “to defend the truth” and move forward with legal proceedings in cases of possible human rights violations. Caracas, November 7, 2022 (venezuelanalysis.com) – The Venezuelan government rejected the International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor Karim Khan’s announcement to resume an investigation into alleged human rights abuses committed […]

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Marxism 101: How Capitalism is Killing Itself with Dr. Richard Wolff

Wednesday, November 9th, 2022

Empire Files Despite a concerted effort by the U.S. Empire to snuff out the ideology, a 2016 poll found young Americans have a much more favorable view of socialism than capitalism. Though he died 133 years ago, the analysis put forward by one of the world’s most influential thinkers, Karl Marx, remains extremely relevant today. […]

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NOAM CHOMSKY: UKRAINE, CLIMATE CRISIS, AND DECLINING EMPIRE

Wednesday, November 9th, 2022

Courtesy The Real News Network  In the first of a two-part interview, Chris Hedges and Noam Chomsky explore the links between militarism, rising fascism, and climate catastrophe. World-renowned linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, essayist, and political activist Noam Chomsky joins The Chris Hedges Report for the first of a two-part interview. Chomsky has been a vocal critic of […]

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India pushes Rupee trade beyond Russia.

Tuesday, November 8th, 2022

Written by Mihir Mishra  Courtesy The Indian Express The Reserve Bank of India had announced guidelines on overseas trade in Indian Rupee in July. In part, this is also aimed at curtailing India’s dollar dependence for trade, and indirectly strengthen the domestic currency. On the lines of an arrangement being worked out with Russia, India is […]

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Abby Martin’s Speech on US Sanctions & Economic Gangsterism

Saturday, November 5th, 2022

Empire Files Abby’s speech at the People’s Summit for Democracy, the progressive counter to Biden’s imperialist ‘Summit of the Americas’ on June 9 2022

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Germany’s Position in America’s New World Order

Thursday, November 3rd, 2022

MICHAEL HUDSON  Courtesy The Unz Review Germany’s position in America’s New World Order Germany has become an economic satellite of America’s New Cold War with Russia, China and the rest of Eurasia. Germany and other NATO countries have been told to impose trade and investment sanctions upon themselves that will outlast today’s proxy war in […]

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Two Russian warships enter territorial waters of Sri Lanka

Thursday, November 3rd, 2022

Courtesy Naval News According to information published by the Russian MoD on November 3, 2022, a detachment of Pacific Fleet ships led by the flagship missile cruiser Varyag has entered the TOF area of responsibility south of Sri Lanka. A detachment of Pacific Fleet ships led by the flagship of the Nakhimov Guards missile cruiser […]

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Why is Saudi Arabia Defying the US?

Saturday, October 22nd, 2022

By John Perkins Why is Saudi Arabia suddenly defying the United States, after five decades of a strong alliance? It’s a question I’ve been asked frequently in recent days. Here’s the answer. I describe in my books the deal that I helped forge in the early 1970s that created this alliance. Known as the Saudi Arabian […]

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Putin’s Winter Offensive

Friday, October 21st, 2022

MIKE WHITNEY  Courtesy The Unz Review Every dead Russian and Ukrainian in this war, every family anywhere in the world that suffers the consequences of this war, every business that shuts down because of the economic damage this war is causing and the increased risk of nuclear annihilation, it’s all US Govt made.” Twitter @KimDotcom […]

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How Bangladesh portrays itself as a promotor of human rights through UNHRC election win

Monday, October 17th, 2022

Sufian Siddique  Bangladesh has bagged a historic win in the election for the membership of the UNHRC for the term 2023-25, by securing 160 votes among 189 casted votes in the United Nations General Assembly. This prestigious win is indeed significant as this was the most competitive international election of all candidatures Bangladesh floated since […]

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Russia Courts Muslim Countries as Strategic Eurasian Partners

Saturday, October 15th, 2022

PEPE ESCOBAR  Courtesy The Unz Review Everything that matters in the complex process of Eurasia integration was once again at play in Astana, as the – renamed – Kazakh capital hosted the 6th Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA). The roll call was a Eurasian thing of beauty – featuring the leaders of […]

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The Euro Without German Industry

Sunday, October 9th, 2022

MICHAEL HUDSON  Courtesy The Unz Review The reaction to the sabotage of three of the four Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines in four places on Monday, September 26, has focused on speculations about who did it and whether NATO will make a serious attempt to discover the answer. Yet instead of panic, there has […]

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Japan showed that no Western colonial country was invincible 

Monday, August 22nd, 2022

Senaka Weeraratna  It is said that freedom is never given but grabbed. Grabbing was possible in many parts of Asia because the Japanese had given hell for leather to the Imperial Western colonial countries occupying a vast swathe of Asian territory before 1939. At the end of the war in 1945 the Victors were tired, […]

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“Out of 26 Christian nations in Europe, 24 do not even recognise Hinduism.”

Saturday, August 20th, 2022

The Festival of Bharat Out of 26 Christian nations in Europe, 24 do not even recognise Hinduism as a religion. They practise such overt discrimination at home, yet target India for ‘Christian persecution’: Pt. Satish K. Sharma

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Sri Lanka committed to ‘one-China’ policy: President Wickremesinghe says after Pelosi’s Taiwan visit

Friday, August 5th, 2022

Courtesy India Today Hours after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan visit, Sri Lanka President Ranil Wickremesinghe said the country was committed to ‘one-China’ policy. Sri Lanka is firmly committed to the one-China policy, President Ranil Wickremesinghe reaffirmed on Thursday, a day after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan despite vociferous protests from Beijing. […]

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Bangladesh seeks $4.5b IMF loan as reserves shrink

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

Courtesy Khaleej Times Bangladesh has sought the funds for its balance of payment and budgetary needs, as well as for efforts to deal with climate change Bangladesh has sought a $4.5 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund, the Daily Star newspaper reported on Tuesday, joining South Asian neighbours Pakistan and Sri Lanka in seeking […]

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Abby Martin’s Speech on US Sanctions & Economic Gangsterism

Saturday, June 25th, 2022

Empire Files Abby’s speech at the People’s Summit for Democracy, the progressive counter to Biden’s imperialist ‘Summit of the Americas’ on June 9 2022.

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