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A Flagrant Disregard for the Rule of Law

As the last remaining superpower, in a unipolar world, the US will do anything to maintain its hegemony and feels any action it conducts is legitimate, legal and moral due to its superpower status. This flagrant disregard for the rule of law and unparalleled hypocrisy has never been more present. Read the rest of this entry »

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Malala Yousafzai courageous young woman and perfect Western propaganda tool

Malala Yousafzai a wonderful young girl, who rose to fame through her fearless and courage’s activism, of educational and women rights and was cowardly shot in the head and neck by the Taliban in 2012, recently made an appeal at the United Nations for world leaders to provide “free, compulsory education” for every child. Read the rest of this entry »

 

Cuba loses Cohiba trademark in the US

US courts fond of stringently protecting US trademarks have ironically ruled that General Cigar Co. Inc. may continue to use the trademark name for their cigars Cohiba in the United States, named after the Cuban brand.

The federal commissions ruling, is the most recent ruling in an ongoing legal battle which has gone on between General Cigar and Cuba’s national company Cubatabaco. Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) force-fed under under standard Guantánamo Bay procedure

There are currently 120 prisoners at the extra-legal concentration camp at Guantanamo Bay.

106 of these prisoners are on hunger-strike, 44 of them are being force-fed against their will, in contravention of international human rights law.

As the hunger-strike passes the 150 days mark and the Muslim holy day of Ramadan approaches, US actor and rapper Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def), experiences the procedure of force-feeding. Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

Lies Lies Lies, the CIA always Lies

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For the past few days there has been a rumour floating around that whistleblower Edward Snowden, is actually a double agent working for the Chinese security services.The rumour first came to public attention by former CIA agent Robert Baer, when he told CNN that Snowden “looks like his under some sort of Chinese control.” Like most political pundits, called upon by the US media to discuss US foreign policy, Baer is connected the security establishment, makes money from his analyses and therefore is not to be trusted to give an honest and accurate security analyses. Just like Fox News political pundit, good old Iran-Contra Oliver North, Robert Baer is not to be trusted, or at least no more than Lord Haw-Haw.
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Posted by on June 15, 2013 in China, North America

 

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Why should you be worried about PRISM?

edward-snowdenLast week’s shocking revelations about the NSA’s surveillance and data-gathering activities, known as Prism, which was exposed by the Guardian, has highlighted the vast extent that the US dominates and monitors cyberspace. Despite a few political pundits supporting the program, Prism has sparked widespread outcry over what has been viewed, as an infringement on civil liberties and a violation of both domestic and international law.
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Posted by on June 14, 2013 in North America

 

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The Venezuelan Elections: Neoconservatives, Covert Operations and Venezuela

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Nicolas Maduro former bus driver-turned-foreign minister and chosen successor of the late Hugo Chavez was sworn as president on the 19th of April 2013. With Maduro winning the contested election by a narrow margin of 1.49 percentage points, or fewer than 225,000 votes the election has resulted in the opposition to call foul play. Opposition candidate Henrique Capriles, leader of the right wing Justice First Party, with support of the U.S and other Western countries, has accused the Maduro government of electoral fraud and demanded a recount.

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