• ‘Highly Disturbing’: Facebook Blocks Viral Video Outlets Critical of US Foreign Policy and Corporate Media February 20, 2019 3:22 pm
    Journalists and free speech advocates are calling out the social media giant for shuttering the pages after CNN inquired about Berlin-based media company Maffick’s funding from the Russian government By Jessica Corbett Source: Common Dreams Journalists and advocates of press … Continue reading →
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  • RIP INF Treaty: Russia’s Victory, America’s Waterloo February 19, 2019 3:32 pm
    By Dmitry Orlov Source: Club Orlov On March 1, 2018 the world learned of Russia’s new weapons systems, said to be based on new physical principles. Addressing the Federal Assembly, Putin explained how they came to be: in 2002 the … Continue reading →
  • Can Venezuela and its neighbours survive the coming war? February 18, 2019 3:23 pm
    The crisis which is destabilising Venezuela, like those which are beginning in Nicaragua and Haïti, needs to be analysed in order to enable us to address it. Thierry Meyssan reminds us of three interpretative hypotheses and argues in favour of … Continue reading →
  • What happens to cognitive diversity when everyone is more WEIRD? February 17, 2019 3:05 pm
    By Kensy Cooperrider Source: aeon For centuries, Inuit hunters navigated the Arctic by consulting wind, snow and sky. Now they use GPS. Speakers of the aboriginal language Gurindji, in northern Australia, used to command 28 variants of each cardinal direction. … Continue reading →
  • Saturday Matinee: The Laughing Prisoner February 16, 2019 3:24 pm
    “The Laughing Prisoner” (1987) is a parody of the 60’s cult programme The Prisoner, starring Jools Holland and Stephen Fry. This was shown as part of The Tube programme in 1987, and was repeated on 1st January 1993 as a … Continue reading →
    By Klaus Marre and Donkeyhotey Source: Who.What.Why. When Donald Trump promised that he would only hire the “best people,” maybe he should have been pressed on what, exactly, they would be good at. Because it’s clearly not running the US … Continue reading →
  • Some interesting new information about 9/11 February 14, 2019 3:25 pm
    Source: TruePublica Editor: We have published almost nothing about 9/11 on TruePublica. When independent news outlets do, they are immediately branded by the mainstream media and so-called ‘fact-checkers’ as conspiracy theorists. The BBC makes this point precisely in a … Continue reading →
  • A Nonviolent Strategy to Defeat a US Military Invasion of Venezuela February 13, 2019 3:00 pm
    By Robert J. Burrowes To the People of Venezuela Recently I wrote an article explaining how you could defeat, using nonviolent strategy, the US coup attempt that is taking place in your country. See ‘A Nonviolent Strategy to Defeat the … Continue reading →
  • Two for Tuesday February 12, 2019 3:54 pm
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