Indonesia to Sink Boats Involved in Illegal Fishing in Natuna

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nsnbc : Two weeks after Indonesia announced that it would build a military base on Natuna , Jakarta announced that is will begin to sink fishing vessels caught poaching in waters More...

Europe – the letzte Mensch or Übermensch

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Anis H. Bajrektarevic (nsnbc) : A freshly released IMF’s World Economic Outlook brings no comforting picture to anyone within the G-7, especially in the US and EU. Will the More...

Italian F-16 Part Boycott Won’t Affect Self-Reliant Egypt

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Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Egypt’s defense capabilities won’t be affected by the Italian Senate’s decision to halt Italy’s export of F-16 parts to the More...

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France, Turkey and human rights: is a state of emergency the new normal?

Alan Greene (TC) : Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has declared a state of emergency in the wake of the failed coup of July 15. It’s not yet clear how the President intends More...

Is Australia Heading Toward a Soviet Style Use of Psychiatry against “Dissidents”?

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull asked counter-terrorism coordinator Greg Moriarty for advise on reviewing the threat of alleged lone wolf More...

Munich Shooting Not Terrorism Related

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nsnbc : The Munich Police Department reports that the 18-year-old German – Iranian Ali David Sonboly shot and killed More...

German – Iranian Gunman in Munich Kills 9

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nsnbc : Friday afternoon a German – Iranian gunman opened fire on passers-by in the Bavarian capital Munich, More...

Photo: Friedrich Böhringer Japan’s “Helicopter Money” Play: Road to Hyperinflation or Cure for Debt Deflation?

Ellen H. Brown (nsnbc) : Fifteen years after embarking on its largely ineffective quantitative easing program,...

shutterstock (der) Four options for UK trade after Brexit

Maria Garcia (TC) : With Brexit on the horizon, the UK must decide what kind of...

Labor Minister Oswaldo Vera signs a workers' petition to reopen the factory under worker control. (@Carluisv-@rogertradicion) Venezuela Backs Worker Takeover of Kimberley Clark as Citibank Moves to Close BCV Account

Luucas Koerner (VA) : Venezuela’s Labor Ministry approved Monday a workers’ request to occupy a plant...

Pentagon Changes Their Mind: Journalists No Longer Considered Terrorists

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Susanne Posel (OC) : The Committee to Project Journalists (CPJ) is reporting that the Pentagon is releasing More...

Alaskan Abortion Law Designed to Regulate Access Overturned

Susanne Posel (OC) : The Alaskan law requiring parental notification 48 hours in advance of an underage girl receiving an abortion..

Cops Gone Wild: Why Black Lives Still Don’t Matter

Susanne Posel (OC) : The Black Lives Matter (BLM) mantra, “Hands up don’t shoot” was brought to life after a North..

The Case for an Australian Iraq War Inquiry is Compelling

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James ONeill (NEO) : The release of the Chilcot Report into the circumstances under which the United Kingdom More...

New Sanctions Against Kim Jong-un

Konstantin Asmolov (NEO) : On July 7, 2016, the United States included the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in the sanctions..

Is Australia Heading Toward a Soviet Style Use of Psychiatry against “Dissidents”?

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull asked counter-terrorism coordinator Greg Moriarty for advise on reviewing the threat of..
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Full Disclosure: UNITE Thailand part 1.

Amp Lao (nsnbc) : WORLD – The past five years back to Thailand have been unbearable. I thought I had a..
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The dark age of Thai higher education: A conversation with Prof. Hongladarom

Rattana Lao (nsnbc) : Everything and every issue is divided in Thailand except one thing: education. Everybody, Left – Right and Center,..
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Johns Hopkins Study Shows Fracking May Increase Your Risk of Asthma

Susanne Posel (OC) : Researchers from Johns Hopkins University have published a study tying hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to an onset of..
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Glyphosate Disrupts Uterus Study Finds

F. William Engdahl (NEO) : One of the most difficult aspects of demonstrating the possible risks of GMOs and their paired..
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Why do you feel like you’re falling when you go to sleep?

Jason Ellis (TC) : It should be one of the most relaxing times of the day. You climb into bed, get..
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Your Favorite Artificial Sweetener May Be Tricking You into Being Hungry

Susanne Posel (OC) : Researchers from the University of Sydney (US) Charles Perkins Centre (CRC) and the Garvan Institute of Medical..