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Breaking the Silence on the Destruction of Yemen

October 10th, 2015 By James Corbett

No matter how you boil it down, the script is as sad as it is predictable. Once again international powers are using a conflict in a strategically located country to advance their own agendas and enrich their military contractors at the expense of the ordinary Yemeni.

It seems one of the riskiest things you can do in Yemen these days is get married. This past Wednesday two Saudi airstrikes on a wedding in Dhamar province, 50 miles south of the capital, Sanaa, killed between 23 and 30 people (depending on the report).

    This just one week after Saudi airstrikes targeted a wedding party in Taiz province, killing 131. That strike was the deadliest single incident since the start of Saudi airstrikes against Yemen's Houthi-led rebels in March.

    But as horrifying as the civilian death toll numbers are -- with the UN estimating 5000 civilian deaths since fighting began earlier this year, including 500 children -- these numbers are only the most visible symptom of a much deeper problem. Many of the 131 civilians that died at the wedding in Taiz last week, died, according to Hassan Boucenine of Doctors Without Borders, "because the Mokha hospital is closed because of supply -- no drugs, no fuel, no electricity, no nothing, so the staff left." Instead, the injured had to be transported to Hodeida province in trucks typically used for transporting livestock, with many dying en route.

    This problem is not isolated to Ta...

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TPP Deal Reached

October 7th, 2015
By James Corbett

The TPP is a so-called "free trade agreement" that is the largest such deal since NAFTA. If ratified it will cover 12 countries, impacting over 400 million people and nearly 40% of the world's GDP.

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How to Enjoy Your Servitude

October 3rd, 2015
By James Corbett

Even assuming that the technical details of the systems that make these steps toward enslavement possible could be explained, it's the mindset of people in the current era that would be unfathomable to this time traveler from the 1950s.

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Syrian Blowback as Russia, China and Iran Form Military Coalition

September 30th, 2015
By James Corbett

We are now witnessing the rise of a power bloc that contains the second and third largest militaries on the planet as well as the active cooperation of the governments actually effected by the ISIS invasion.

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Bow Or Die

September 26th, 2015
By Bob Rinear

If VW had merely killed innocent consumers by putting in faulty switches, they’d have been fine. No problem. Sorry, simple mistake. But play with the golden God of Carbon emissions? Now you have a problem.

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The Age of Biometric Elections

September 23rd, 2015
By James Corbett

This is an insidious process, and we’re just starting to see the birth pangs of it in these new biometric elections. And rest assured, regardless of whether these elections go off without a hitch or are a technical nightmare,

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What Global Defense Spending Tells Us About the World

September 19th, 2015
By James Corbett

If there is any bright spot to this harrowing statistic, it is that the contractors are making money hand over fist without the need for active conflict in many parts of the globe.

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The BIS Foresees the Crisis Their Member Banks Are Creating

September 16th, 2015
By James Corbett

The Power of financial capitalism had a far reaching plan, nothing less than to create a world system of financial control in private hands able to dominate the political system of each country and the economy of the world as a whole.

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The 911 Heist

September 12th, 2015
By James Corbett

There is a suspicion that some people had advance knowledge of the approximate time of the plane crashes in order to move out amounts exceeding $100 million. They thought that the records of their transactions could not be traced after the main frames were destroyed.

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To Hike or Not to Hike

September 9th, 2015
By James Corbett

... it's only through crisis that the larger agenda of implementing a new global monetary order can be achieved. The bubble has to pop sometime, and there are a lot of compelling reasons to believe that September might be the time for it to happen...

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Judy Chapman

May 19th, 2015
By Webmaster

Judy Chapman passed on today, May 19 2015

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