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Olympic Executioners: Guilty Until Proven Guilty

By Mark CHAPMAN (Canada)

11. August 2016

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Olympic Executioners: Guilty Until Proven Guilty

“Right is right, even if everyone is against it, and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it.” – William Penn “If you tremble with indignation at every injustice, then you are a comrade of mine.” – Ernesto Che Guevera I can’t claim the social conscience of a Che Guevera, but it’s absolutely true […]

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The new “Red Menace” and NATO’s plans in the Arctic

By ORIENTAL REVIEW

22. July 2015

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The new “Red Menace” and NATO’s plans in the Arctic

The tragic events of the civil war in Ukraine, following the high-handed intervention by Western diplomats in the internal affairs of a post-Soviet state, have prompted NATO officials to once again leap upon their favorite warhorse. If only rhetorically. Behind the furious demands to “tame that obstinate Russia,” one finds the simple and understandable desire […]

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Who are the “Friends of Ukraine”?

By Andrey POLEVOY (Russia)

2. February 2015

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Who are the “Friends of Ukraine”?

On Jan. 11, 2015, the Ukrainian website “GordonUA” published a rousing article (in Russian) with the suggestive title of “The Best Friends. The Countries Offering Assistance to Ukraine in 2014.” Let’s read that document carefully. “The past year has turned out to be an extremely difficult one for Ukraine. After President Viktor Yanukovych fled the […]

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Massive new debt hides years of negative GDP growth in EU and USA

By Jon HELLEVIG (Finland)

29. September 2014

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Massive new debt hides years of negative GDP growth in EU and USA

In a groundbreaking study Awara Group reveals that the real GDP growth of Western countries has been in negative territory for years. Only by massively loading up debt have they been able to hide the true picture and delay the onset of an inevitable collapse of their respective economies. The study shows that the real […]

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Fight Over Arctic Region and the Russian Path Towards Peace

By Nikolai MALISHEVSKI (Russia)

12. May 2012

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Fight Over Arctic Region and the Russian Path Towards Peace

The US Council on Foreign Relations authoritatively projects that in the XXI century the rivalry over Arctic mineral riches will escalate into a new type of a Cold War, which promises to be a conflict profoundly different from the one that marked the XX century’s bipolarity epoch. Indeed, it is impossible to overlook the fact […]

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Free Speech, Its Loss and the Consequences

By Rafe MAIR (Canada)

18. January 2012

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Free Speech, Its Loss and the Consequences

We in the “West” have long thought that we have free speech, that’s only true in a limited way. For freedom of speech is much more than being able to go down to the bar and bad-mouth the government, however important that is. It also means a press free to hold government to account but […]

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Why Are Those Damn Kids Rioting?

By Rafe MAIR (Canada)

18. August 2011

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Why Are Those Damn Kids Rioting?

The world has taken to rioting but one must be careful not to assume that because they are happening at the same time it’s for the same reason or reasons. However, to look at the UK riots and the one in Vancouver, after a hockey loss by the home team, is to see, I think, […]

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