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Turkey has a NATO Nuke Problem

July 23rd, 2016
By James Corbett

...there's a whole other aspect of what's happening in Turkey right now that is receiving relatively scant attention. That aspect involves Incirlik Air Base, a 3300 acre base strategically situated on Turkey's southern coast within striking distance of Syria. <...

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Tensions Boiling Over in the South China Sea

July 20th, 2016
By James Corbett

So just in case you've forgotten about the Asia-Pacific in the 24/7 news cycle of trauma we've been experiencing lately, don't fret; it's still there, and it's still a tinderbox.

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What Pokemon Go Tells Us About the Matrix Economy

July 16th, 2016
By James Corbett

If you're wondering what's going on here, you're not the only one. It seems the internet is flipping its collective lid over this app as the line between gaming and the real world gets blurrier. But perhaps all of this pales in comparison to the game's terms an...

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Race Wars

July 13th, 2016
By Bob Rinear

The first casualty of any war is truth. It is killed well before the first shots ring out. In the race problems facing America today, the biggest reason behind it is because the truth has been hidden away.

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5 Signs That This Will Be The Summer of Rage

July 9th, 2016
By James Corbett

So what do you get when you cross financial turmoil with political and cultural upheaval, and then sprinkle the whole concoction with military tensions? A very nasty stew, that's what...

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Italian Banks Tipped As Next Crisis

July 6th, 2016
By James Corbett

It remains up in the air whether the new 150 billion euro liquidity fund will help to stabilize the Italian banking sector... Grab your popcorn, folks, this should be one hell of a summer.

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When Drills Go Live

July 2nd, 2016
By James Corbett

If officials on the base had not come out immediately to talk about the drill, how would we in the general public know that one was taking place?

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EU Reveals Plans for Superstate

June 30th, 2016
By James Corbett

I’ve been warning over and over for years now that the crisis in the Eurozone was going to be used as a way for the banksters to fail forward by claiming that the ECB needs even more powers to wreck Europe’s economy.

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What Brexit Means for the Global Economy

June 25th, 2016
By James Corbett

Something historic happened here this week, and wring their hands as they might not even the banksters and their political puppets and their lapdog media can wave it away. The people got a chance to speak and speak they did. They spat in the face of the globali...

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Brexit Looking Unlikely

June 23rd, 2016
By James Corbett

So what does all of this mean for the would-be Brexiters? Is there any chance at all that the Brexit campaign will actually be able to succeed in seceding from the EU superstate?

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A Beginner Guide to Monetary Reform

June 18th, 2016
By James Corbett

From mutual credit systems to time banking to private currencies and social currencies, there are no shortage of ideas for how to transition off of the current system in a gradual manner while increasing and facilitating local trade.

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Banksters Threaten Brits Over Brexit

June 15th, 2016
By James Corbett

Well why would we expect anything different this time around? The banksters want Britain in the EU and they're not afraid to hold a gun to the head of the global economy in order to get their way.

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Eggs Cholesterol and the Tyranny of Experts

June 11th, 2016
By James Corbett

Even heart surgeons can be wrong about nutrition. And this particular surgeon was evidently wrong about the dangers of egg yolks...or at least badly misinformed.

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Khomeni Had A Secret Channel With The US

June 8th, 2016
By James Corbett

The US has until now never formally admitted to being in contact with Khomeini prior to the revolution. The messages are in direct contradiction to the Iranian government’s official story that Khomeini had to fight a hostile American government at every step...

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Jobs Go Off The Cliff As Suicides and Violence Piles Up

June 5th, 2016
By James Corbett

... there are a number of economic, social and political factors that have brought us here, toward a cycle of violence that seems unlikely to stop no matter what way America votes in November.

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200 Former Israeli Security Officials Push Palestinian Peace Plan

June 1st, 2016
By James Corbett

While long-time observers of the region can be forgiven for not holding their breath... it still offers an interesting insight into a growing rift between the politicians and the military they command that may have greater consequences in the future.

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Confronting the Myth of Journalistic Objectivity

May 28th, 2016
By James Corbett

For me, the real danger is in assuming there is an objective viewpoint behind these fundamentally subjective editorial decisions, or even that such a viewpoint is a type of unattainable goal that is still worth striving for.

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LEGO Hits the Jackpot

May 25th, 2016
By James Corbett

I'm not afraid that my son will be lured over to the dark side by violent toys. But I do worry that a constant influx of police-state centered or militaristic entertainment will make him think that mobile police units and surveillance helicopters are normal par...

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Obama in Hiroshima

May 21st, 2016
By James Corbett

... lest we forget, for every Hiroshima and Nagasaki there is a firebombing of Tokyo or Read more

NATO Frets Over Libyan ISIS Problem That It Created

May 19th, 2016
By James Corbett

This farce is illustrative of the utter breakdown of Libya as a whole. Any pretence that Libya cohered as a single country was shattered along with the government that was bombed off the face of the earth in 2011.

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Count Your Blessings

May 10th, 2016
By James Corbett

...it would be borderline insane to be consciously thankful for everything that's good in your life at all times. But all too often we run the risk of the exact opposite insanity: dwelling only on our problems and focusing only on the things we hate.

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