Rise in crimes by offenders on probation is an indictment of privatisation

What happens next once offenders walk out of prison? Andrew Matthews/PA Archive

Christopher Kay (TC) : There has been a 26.4% increase in the number of serious offences committed by offenders on probation since the privatisation of the service in 2013. According to newly published data released to the Welsh party Plaid Cymru after a freedom of information request, there were 517 serious crimes in England and Wales in 2016-17 committed More...

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By Ellen H. Brown On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Saving Illinois: Getting More Bang for the State’s Bucks

Ellen H. Brown (nsnbc) : Illinois is teetering on bankruptcy and other states are not far behind, largely due to unfunded pension liabilities; but there are solutions. The Federal Reserve could do a round of “QE More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Why the US’s 1994 deal with North Korea failed – and what Trump can learn from it

Maria Ryan (TC) : After more than two decades of testing, North Korea finally has a missile that is powerful enough to deliver a nuclear warhead to US territory – that is, to Alaska and/or Hawaii, if estimates More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, July 9th, 2017

White House labeled Xi as President of Taiwan

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : U.S. citizens’ lack of education in geography is, despite the global presence of U.S. troops and bases, legendary. However, not many of us would expect that White House officials, More...

By Christof Lehmann On Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

North Korea allegedly launched ICBM – Media countered with barrage of misinformation

Behind the bombastic and bellicose propaganda, is Pyongyang calling for the reunification of Korea and the Finlandization of the Korean peninsula? Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : North Korea  allegedly test fired More...

By nsnbc On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Sovereign Debt Jubilee, Japanese-Style

Ellen H. Brown (nsnbc) : Japan has found a way to write off nearly half its national debt without creating inflation. We could do that too. Let’s face it. There is no way the US government is ever going to pay More...

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By Fahwad Al-Khadoumi On Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Turkey’s decision to remove Darwinist evolution from curricula is divine idiocy: Lehmann

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : Alparslan Durmus, head of Turkey’s national board on education, said in an online statement earlier this week that a chapter entitled “Beginning of Life and Evolution” More...

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By Anis H. Bajrektarevic On Saturday, June 24th, 2017

“We win, they lose” – Wonderful world of Binary categorisations

Anis H. Bajrektarevic (nsnbc) : The new Cold War knocks on our doors, suddenly. Why so? How did it previously cease? The end of the Cold War came abruptly, overnight. Many in the West dreamt about it, but nobody More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Authorities ignored warnings about high-rise fire hazards in London’s 21st century slums

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : After confirming that 12 were found dead, London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said  a yet unknown number of people are still in the smoldering building. It is unlikely that any of the More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Monday, June 12th, 2017

PLO releases report on Israel’s transgressions: Silence at the Security Council and security cooperation

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) released a report detailing Israel’s aggression and transgressions in Palestine and against Palestinians from January 1 through May 31, More...