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offsite link The Taliban go to Tianjin Fri Jul 30, 2021 15:49 | amarynth
China and Russia will be key to solving an ancient geopolitical riddle: how to pacify the ‘graveyard of empires’ By Pepe Escobar, posted with permission and first posted at Asia

offsite link Russia and the Olympic Games Fri Jul 30, 2021 13:58 | amarynth
by Batko Milacic for the Saker Blog The world Olympic movement has always been based on the principles of equal and impartial attitude towards athletes – representatives of all states

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offsite link Requiem for an Empire: a prequel Thu Jul 29, 2021 12:44 | amarynth
by Pepe Escobar with permission and widely cross-posted Assaulted by cognitive dissonance across the spectrum, the Empire of Chaos now behaves as a manic depressive inmate, rotten to the core –

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offsite link End of Self-Isolation Rules for Fully Vaccinated Could Be Delayed Past August 16th Tue Jul 27, 2021 12:04 | Michael Curzon
The end of self-isolation rules for fully vaccinated Brits could be delayed past August 16th, the Policing Minister has suggested, saying that we will have to "wait and see" what the scientists advise.
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offsite link ?Outrageous Proposal? to Introduce Vaccine Passports Could Split Tories ?Irretrievably?, Warns Steve... Tue Jul 27, 2021 11:21 | Michael Curzon
The Government must scrap its "outrageous proposal" to introduce vaccine passports or it will risk splitting the Conservative Party "irretrievably", warns Steve Baker, the Deputy Chairman of the Covid Recovery Group.
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offsite link Was Lockdown Illegal? Tue Jul 27, 2021 09:30 | Noah Carl
Was lockdown illegal? While the High Court in London rejected Dolan?s case against the Government, lockdown opponents have won important victories in a number of countries, including France, Germany and Spain.
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offsite link And Finally? Tue Jul 27, 2021 02:27 | Toby Young
In the latest episode of London Calling, Toby and James discuss the declining case numbers ? and where that leaves Neil Ferguson ? as well as why Toby won?t boo footballers taking the knee and the new season of Ted Lasso.
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offsite link News Round-Up Tue Jul 27, 2021 02:20 | Toby Young
A summary of all the most interesting stories that have appeared about Covid and other areas of warranted scepticism in the past 24 hours ? not just in Britain, but around the world.
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Boston bombing in perspective

category international | anti-war / imperialism | opinion/analysis author Tuesday April 16, 2013 02:46author by fred Report this post to the editors

Today, for a brief moment, America knows how awful it feels to live in one of the states they have invaded or that they have helped reduce to sectarian nightmares with imported jihadist mercenaries, CIA advisors, funds and weaponry, such as Iraq, Syria or Libya, where explosions like this occur every other day



"144 wounded, including 15 critical. 3 dead so far in boston bombing"
Yes it was certainly a very tragic and terrible event. No doubt about that.

However, this stuff happens in Afghanistan / Iraq / Libya every other week.

For example, yesterday in Iraq:
"Black Monday in Iraq: 55 killed, almost 300 injured in series of attacks"
http://rt.com/news/iraq-election-attack-killed-876/

But then...those are just poor brown people, not American citizens, so they don't really count do they?

And needless to say, this potential epiphany will be lost on a sleepwalking US population.

Expect US government to dust off some previously written plans to invade someone else, probably someone with oil or strategic value.

The reality is it's probably home grown anti government sentiment that drove this.

After all, it is the anniversary of WACO and it's also TAX DAY

WSWS has a preliminary article here:
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/04/16/bomb-a16.html

However, there will be much more on this as it saturates the airwaves in the coming week, while people die in droves in Africa, India and the middle east, with barely a murmur. Also expect hypocrisy on what constitutes terrorism. Watch the MSM gloss over the continuing financial and logistical support of self declared Al Qaeda terrorists in Syria, vs terrorists who dare to do exactly the same thing on US soil

 #   Title   Author   Date 
   We're all in trouble anyway     Bobby    Tue Apr 16, 2013 10:32 
   Is this also related?     fred    Thu Apr 18, 2013 12:23 
   Reality Check - Did The FBI Know About Boston Bombings Beforehand? - Video Report     T    Fri Apr 19, 2013 21:27 
   Private Military Contractors were already in place before bombing     anti-fascist    Sat Apr 20, 2013 10:27 
   two brothers from Chechnya, main suspects, apprehended / killed     fred    Sat Apr 20, 2013 12:08 
   I'm not alone it seems...     fred    Mon Apr 22, 2013 19:35 
   New narrative: Connecting the Chechans as the new enemy.     T    Mon Apr 22, 2013 23:37 
   More links covering the Boston Psy-Op     T    Tue Apr 23, 2013 22:56 
   Decent analysis of why US govt set off the bombs in Boston     T    Thu Apr 25, 2013 22:13 
 10   the plot thickens regarding FBI links to Boston bombings ....     fred    Thu May 30, 2013 20:10 
 11   mere conisidences...     dave    Thu May 30, 2013 21:27 
 12   Stop lying "Felix/dave/grainne/Sangreel"     Zionism+Nazism=Felix    Thu May 30, 2013 21:44 
 13   liar     Dave    Thu May 30, 2013 21:58 
 14   Bizarre behaviour     Zionism+Nazism=Felix    Thu May 30, 2013 22:13 
 15   he WASN'T armed     fred    Thu May 30, 2013 22:49 
 16   I know, Fred     I know    Fri May 31, 2013 22:26 


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