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Top Turkish official in charge of campaign against ISIS found dead

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By now only the most naive believe the official narrative behind Turkey’s Friday coup. We say that for two reasons: first, as even the EU commissioner dealing with Turkey’s membership bid, Johannes Hahn, said when discussing the unprecedented arrest purge in Turkey, “it looks at least as if something has been …

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Former head of Morgan Stanley indicted for evading $45 million in taxes

Morris Zukerman Morgan Stanley tax evasion

Morris Zukerman spent 16 years at Morgan Stanley, at various points overseeing its energy and merchant banking practices, before starting his own investment firm in the late 1980s. His firm’s partners have included ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil and Kinder Morgan. He endowed a Harvard sociology professorship. He collected dozens of expensive paintings, …

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Is Australia’s economy set to crash?

Australian consumers are more worried about the medium term outlook than at the peak of the financial crisis, and rightfully so. As The Telegraph reports, by the end of the first quarter this year, Australia’s net foreign debt had climbed to a record $955bn, equal to an already unsustainable 60pc of gross …

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WikiLeaks: US undermining democracy in Ecuador

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In the months leading up to Ecuador’s October 2006 presidential election, the US Embassy in Quito claimed to be impartial. Rather than supporting one particular candidate, then-US ambassador Linda Jewell said the embassy only wanted to help facilitate “a fair and transparent electoral process”. However, diplomatic cables published by WikiLeaks show that …

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Russia is dumping US dollars and hoarding gold

Russia gold hoarding US dollar

Vladimir Putin’s quest to break Russia’s reliance on the U.S. dollar has set off a literal gold rush. Within the span of a decade, the country quadrupled its bullion reserves, and 2018 marked the most ambitious year yet. And the pace is keeping up so far this year. Data from …

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Syria and Iran dominos will lead to World War

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Almost three years ago I wrote an analytical piece on the concept of deliberately engineered wars, big and small, by elitists to distract the masses away from particular global developments that work to the benefit of the establishment power structure.  That article was entitled ‘Will The Globalists Trigger Yet Another …

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More Mexicans are leaving the United States than entering

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As Donald Trump vows to shield America from a deluge of Mexican migrants, he may be a bit flabbergasted by this fact: More Mexicans have actually left the States than entered it in recent years. The US saw a net decrease in Mexican residents from 2009 to 2014, a report by the …

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US approves $1.3bn sale of bombs to Saudi Arabia

President Obama King Salman Saudi Arabia

The Pentagon announced on Monday that the U.S. has approved a $1.29 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia, despite widespread mounting evidence of the country’s mass atrocities and possible war crimes in neighboring Yemen. The U.S. State Department on Friday approved the sale of over 10,000 bombs, munitions, and weapons parts produced …

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Low retail sales numbers hint to economic problems ahead

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group Despite optimistic expectations, recent reports show that U.S. retail sales for April were flat. Many had expected that the lower-than-average gas prices would provide a lift, but even with prices plummeting by close to a whopping 50% over last year, there was no reflection in the retail …

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Bill Gates calls for a world government

World Government Bill Gates

Billionaire Bill Gates called for “a kind of global government” this week, arguing that the creation of such a system would be needed to combat major issues such as “climate change.” Speaking with Germany’s “Süddeutsche Zeitung” newspaper Tuesday, Gates decried the fact that a proper United Nations system has failed …

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Ron Paul: Secession movements are a response to excessive government

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On the heels of a failed attempt in Scotland to separate from the UK, longtime American lawmaker Ron Paul is opening up about his take on secessionism in the United States. Recent polling suggests that roughly a quarter of Americans support the notion of being able to have their state separate from …

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Banks plan escape to London if Scots choose independence

Royal Bank of Scotland

Partly-nationalized British banks Lloyds and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) both say they would relocate their headquarters to London if Scots vote for independence on September 18. Recent polls indicating pro-union and independence camps are neck and neck have rocked British financial markets and pushed the pound to its lowest …

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Public approval rating for Congress hits record low 7%

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Just when you thought it couldn’t go any lower, the approval rating for Congress among Americans has hit an all time low, according to a new Gallup poll. The number of Americans who now have “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in Congress as an institution stands at …

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BRICS countries building new internet to avoid NSA spying

BRICS internet

BRICS countries are close to completing a brand new Internet backbone that would bypass the United States entirely and thereby protect both governments and citizens from NSA spying. In light of revelations that the National Security Agency hacked German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s phone, in addition to recording information about 124 …

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Pat Buchanan: Chemical attack in Syria ‘reeks of false flag operation’

Pat Buchanan

During an interview with Newsmax Thursday, three-time presidential adviser Pat Buchanan joined the growing number of mainstream voices now specifically labeling the recent chemical attacks in Syria as a false flag. “…First, this thing reeks of a false flag operation,” said Buchanan. “I would not understand or comprehend that Bashar al-Assad, …

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