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Whitlam and Australia’s forgotten coup

Whitlam and Australia’s forgotten coup

My Catbird Seat October 29, 2014 7

John Pilger marks the death of former Australian prime minister Gough Whitlam with the one story missing from the 'tributes' to a man whose extraordinary political demise is one of America's dirtiest secrets

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Ukraine — Voting to divide

Ukraine — Voting to divide

My Catbird Seat October 27, 2014 0

Holding early elections is supposed to legitimize central authority after the February coup

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The Pentagon and Big Oil:  Militarism and Capital Accumulation

The Pentagon and Big Oil: Militarism and Capital Accumulation

James Petras October 26, 2014 5

Why did the major MNC (Multi National Corporations) submit to an imperial foreign policy which resulted in lost economic opportunities

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Kiev Elections Can’t Sanitise State of Mob Rule

Kiev Elections Can’t Sanitise State of Mob Rule

Finian Cunningham October 26, 2014 0

In the paraphrased words of Abraham Lincoln, no electoral process can sanitise the glaring fact of Kiev’s rule of the mob, by the mob, for the mob

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U.S. Leaders: “Listen to this Irish Senator”

U.S. Leaders: “Listen to this Irish Senator”

Jim Wall October 24, 2014 0

Ireland joins Sweden and the British House of Commons to express support for Palestinian statehood. A similar motion is pending before the Spanish Congress

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Tables turned — Israel on the run

Tables turned — Israel on the run

My Catbird Seat October 18, 2014 41

With support for the BDS Movement growing globally from organised labour, the potential economic threat to the Zionist regime is staggering

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A Historic Vote on Palestine in the British Parliament

A Historic Vote on Palestine in the British Parliament

My Catbird Seat October 13, 2014 1

The idea of Israel is changing in the minds of its allies. It is no longer a cause. It is becoming heavy baggage

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Which way will the UK Parliament jump…

Which way will the UK Parliament jump…

Stuart Littlewood October 13, 2014 2

The thick-heads at Westminster seem unable to grasp that there can be no peace under occupation and no peace without justice.

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Is Obama Being Threatened by US Hawks with ‘Security Risks’?

Is Obama Being Threatened by US Hawks with ‘Security Risks’?

Finian Cunningham October 11, 2014 4

Is there something more significant to the rash of disclosures than mere incompetence among the president’s security detail? Are powerful people within the US government perhaps trying to send Obama a grim warning

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From Sykes-Picot to “Degrade and Destroy”

From Sykes-Picot to “Degrade and Destroy”

Jim Wall October 4, 2014 1

The history of the Middle East from the day the Sykes-Picot agreement was signed, until the day the U.S. began bombing ISIS, is filled with lies and half-lies

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Palestine’s Moral Force Needs Diplomatic Power

Palestine’s Moral Force Needs Diplomatic Power

My Catbird Seat October 2, 2014 1

The Palestinian leadership should have turned to international legal forums years ago in order to pressure Israel by harnessing the power of international public opinion through sanctions and boycotts, just as was the case

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Obama the American Salesman of War

Obama the American Salesman of War

Finian Cunningham September 30, 2014 1

Salesman Obama might try selling the world a vehicle of American leadership for peace. But scratch the surface and blow off the rhetorical webs, and it’s obvious that this American vehicle is a hollowed-out

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Sergey Lavrov: Russia Won’t Cry Uncle to U.S. Sanctions (VIDEO)

Sergey Lavrov: Russia Won’t Cry Uncle to U.S. Sanctions (VIDEO)

My Catbird Seat September 28, 2014 2

Lavrov: Nobody can pretend that he or she has the monopoly on the Truth

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West beats retreat in Ukraine

West beats retreat in Ukraine

My Catbird Seat September 25, 2014 7

Quite possibly, the ice will be broken regarding Syria today at the meeting between Sergey Lavrov and John Kerry in New York. The New Cold war, which started with a bang, might be ending

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Blocking a ‘Realist’ Strategy on the Mideast

Blocking a ‘Realist’ Strategy on the Mideast

My Catbird Seat September 21, 2014 3

Official Washington’s influential neocons appear back in the driver’s seat steering U.S. policy in the Middle East toward a wider conflict in Syria and away from a “realist” alternative that sought a Putin-Obama collaboration

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