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The BBC digs itself a very, very deep hole: Russian TV SLAMS Trump ‘Documentary’

One’s got a feeling that BBC knew about a forthcoming leak well in advance and was preparing itself for its coverage by shooting in all the right places in Moscow like Kremlin etc. If so, the whole set up looks like a provocation by the US and UK security services to undermine the legitimacy of the US President Elect. Russian political analyst Dmitry Drobnitsky remarks that the documentary drives at tormenting a sense of fear of the ‘gang of hooligans’, aka European and US right wing conservative forces.

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Human Animal Farm: A Fairy Story

JOHN R HALL—Admittedly, I turn seventy in a few weeks, and have become somewhat bitter about the likelihood that my final hours will likely help grease the wheels of Pfizer and Eli Lilly, and build more hospitals and crematoriums to facilitate the final processing of this battered bag of bones and meat.   I just completed extensive research, and found that there are a humungous shitload of pharmaceutical companies with obscene profits in the gazillions.  Meantime, research into disease prevention and that ugly four-letter word (cure) are piss poor to damn near nonexistent.

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Don’t Like Antiwar Lefties Going On Fox Or RT? Blame CNN And MSNBC.

CAITLIN JOHNSTONE—Are antiwar leftists actually to blame for the fact that MSNBC and CNN shut them down at every turn? In his debate with James Risen about the Russiagate narrative, Greenwald made an interesting remark about the fact that Risen had been able to secure an MSNBC appearance after joining The Intercept. “You cracked the code for how to be an Intercept writer and get on MSNBC,” Greenwald said. “Which is to write an article entitled: ‘Is Donald Trump a Traitor?’”

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The NYT Invents a Fake Syrian CW Incident

STEPHEN LENDMAN—The Times claim about a Syrian helicopter dropping a chlorine-filled bomb on Douma was a bald-faced lie – claiming “witness reports” reports proved it another Big Lie. The alleged Douma CW incident was a US-orchestrated hoax, a classic false flag, Syria falsely blamed for a non-incident. In its June 24 fake news report, the Times disgracefully supported the Big Lie. 

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Did Hillary Clinton Violate Any of These 6 Criminal Statutes?

ERIC ZUESSE—even before Comey had announced Clinton’s exoneration, Josh Gersten at Politico had already headlined on 27 May 2016, “Sub sailor’s photo case draws comparisons to Clinton emails”, and he reported that, “A Navy sailor [Kristian Saucier] entered a guilty plea Friday in a classified information mishandling case that critics charge illustrates a double standard between the treatment of low-ranking government employees and top officials like former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and ex-CIA Director David Petraeus.

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A Political Primer (leaflet): What’s being hidden in plain view

ERIC SCHECHTER—Regulations can’t make a kinder, gentler guillotine. The problem is not good institutions run badly, but bad institutions, founded on bad principles. We can’t end ecocide, poverty, war, and other problems until we replace our society’s real principles — hierarchy, property, and separateness — with a better Foundation: harmony and consensus. It’s a fool’s errand to try to make the lies of freedom and democracy come true, for those “principles” can’t really work.

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Matteo Salvini, Italy’s New Strongman

GAITHER STEWART—And here, in order to get a handle on Matteo Salvini and the history taking place today in Italy, in Europe, the observer must first step back and consider the context in which political events are unraveling, not only in Italy, but in all of Europe and much of the world. Non-Europeans are familiar with the Catalan bid for autonomy from Madrid; readers will also recall the bloody fight of the Basques for the same, the same battle which over a half century ago shook Belgium as Flemish people fought for independence from Francophone Belgium. The Lega Nord was founded on a similar political demand: secession from Italy and Rome.

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