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The Lawsuit to Define this Decade

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Iron Curtain still separates Russia and the EU

Pepe Escobar | thesaker.is Sergey Lavrov, not merely Russia’s foreign minister, is the world’s foremost diplomat. The son of an Armenian father and a Russian mother, he’s simply on another level altogether. Here, once again, we may be able to … Continue reading

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The Shadows of Power: The Council on Foreign Relations and the American Decline

James Perloff exposes the subversive roots and global designs of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Passed off as a think-tank this group is the “power behind the throne” with hundreds of top-appointed government officials drawn from its ranks – … Continue reading

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange seeks asylum in Ecuador

Reuters & Associated Press msnbc.com Updated at 4:17 p.m. ET: WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange has taken refuge in the Ecuador Embassy in London and has asked for political asylum, Ecuador’s foreign minister said on Tuesday. “Ecuador is studying and analyzing the … Continue reading

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‘West experiences growing class inequality’

Press TV A political analyst says Western economies – particularly the US and UK – redirect their wealth towards a small group of people, perpetuating inequality between classes. Press TV has conducted an interview with Ian Williams with Foreign Policy … Continue reading

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CFR Convenes “Council of Councils” Linking Leading Foreign Policy Institutes From Around the World

Council on Foreign Relations The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) has launched an international initiative to connect leading foreign policy institutes from around the world in a common conversation on issues of global governance and multilateral cooperation. The mission of … Continue reading

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William Hague facing legal action over drone strikes

BBC News Human rights lawyers are to sue Foreign Secretary William Hague over the alleged use of intelligence in assisting US drone attacks in Pakistan. The case is being raised at the High Court in London on behalf of Noor … Continue reading

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Phase change: Australian politics turns liquid

Joanne Nova JoNova Who says it’s only Rudd versus Gillard? Abbott came from nowhere. Australia may have a new Prime Minister as soon as next week. Former PM, Kevin Rudd has just resigned from his Foreign Ministership so he’s going … Continue reading

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Buying up Australia

Source: Today Tonight Foreign corporate giants are buying up our best farmland, and the question is: should we encourage the investments, or worry about what it will mean? While some argue that this is the sort of investment that’s good … Continue reading

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Chris Hedges’ Empire of Illusion

Source: The New School Journalist Chris Hedges discusses his recent book Empire of Illusion: the End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle. In it, he charts the dramatic rise of a post-literate society that craves fantasy, ecstasy, and illusion. … Continue reading

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