How Russian Policy Experts Try To Justify Illegal Sanctions Against North Korea

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Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Russia has, as a permanent member of the UN Security Council, on numerous occasions, failed to use its veto power to block illegal sanctions against More...

Where Will First Chinese Overseas Military Bases Spring Up?

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Sofia Pale (NEO) : As history shows, significant improvement of a country’s economic situation inevitably boosts its military ambitions. The world has been holding its breath More...

Suicidal Nuclear Gambit on Caucasus

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Game of Poker at best, Game of Chess at worst, and neither option should be celebrated Petra Posega (nsnbc) : Nuclear security is seemingly in the vanguard of global attention, More...

Russian troops march through Moscow to mark Victory Day. PA/Alexander Zemlianichenko

West could sleepwalk into a Doomsday war with Russia – it’s time to wake up

Richard Sakwa (TC) : Since the Ukraine crisis exploded into civil conflict and war in 2013, we have known that we live in troubled times. It has become increasingly clear that More...

Chinese – Thai Military Exercise Launched Against Backdrop of Domestic and Regional Challenges

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : China and Thailand launched the Blue Sky 2016 joint military exercise on Saturday. The opening ceremony for the drill was held at the Sattahip Naval More...

Don’t Like Fracking? Too Bad, Your Tax Money Funds It Anyway

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Michaela Whitton (AM) : The environmentally destructive fracking industry is set to industrialise the countryside — and More...

Podemos Slams Ciudadanos Visit to Venezuela, Urges “Respect” for Legal System

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Lucas Koerner (VA) :  Podemos General Secretary Pablo Iglesias issued a call Wednesday to respect Venezuela’s More...

BP_OIL_Tanker Truck_NEO_2016 The Feigned and Future Demise of Big-Oil

Tony Cartalucci (NEO) : Four of the top five Global Fortune 500 corporations are involved in petroleum refining....

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Alan Shipman (TC) : Disgruntled Icelanders recently forced their prime minister to quit, and are threatening...

Donald Trump_USA_May 2016 “Print the Money”: Trump’s “Reckless” Proposal Echoes Franklin and Lincoln

Ellen H. Brown (nsnbc) : “Print the money” has been called crazy talk, but it may...

Blue Lives Matter Law Makes Protecting Yourself From Excessive Force a Hate Crime

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Susanne Posel (OC) : In Louisiana, Governor John Bel Edwards signed the Blue Lives Matter (BLM) bill into law; More...

This Company Claims It Can Tell If You’re a Terrorist Simply by Looking at Your Face

Michaela Whitton (AM) : Can you predict who is a murderer just by looking at their face? What about a pedophile?..

Man’s Death Sentence Overturned After Jury Selection Found to Be Openly Racist

Michaela Whitton (AM) : The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the sentence of a man on death row after it ruled..

Australian Dairy Farmers get $555 Million in Concessional Loans

Barnaby Joyce has announced an assistance package for beleaguered dairy farmers. Mick Tsikas/AAP

Michelle Grattan (TC) : Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has announced a package of concessional loans and More...

Malaysian Woman Sentenced to 5 Months + 22 Days for “Insulting Islam”

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Vivian Lee, the former girlfriend of Malaysian blogger Alvin Tan, was sentenced to 5 months and 22..

How Russian Policy Experts Try To Justify Illegal Sanctions Against North Korea

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Russia has, as a permanent member of the UN Security Council, on numerous occasions, failed to use..
This clay facial reconstruction of Kennewick Man, carefully sculpted around the morphological features of his skull, suggests how he may have looked alive nearly 9,000 years ago. Brittney Tatchell, Smithsonian Institution

Kennewick Man will be reburied, but quandaries around human remains won’t

Samuel Redman (TC) : A mysterious set of 9,000-year-old bones, unearthed nearly 20 years ago in Washington, is finally going home...

I FREE myself from Facebook

Rattana Lao (nsnbc) : It was sometimes ago that the New Yorker featured a cartoon that went something like this: “With..

Tokyo Accused of Cooking Fukushima Radiation Data

 nsnbc : Radiation readings conducted by private activists, 40 km from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility are about eight..
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China’s desertification is causing trouble across Asia

Marijn Nieuwenhuis (TC) : Creeping desertification in China is swallowing thousands of square kilometres of productive soil every year. It’s a..

Study: Tylenol Makes You Comfortably Numb While Shrinking Your Brain

Susanne Posel (OC) : Researchers with Ohio State University (OSU) combined forces with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to publish..
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Are You Feeling Depressed? Facebook May Be to Blame

Michaela Whitton (AM) : Few would deny the profound changes social networking has made to society and interpersonal relationships — for..