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Views from Venezuela: From Left to Right

As another fascist Franco takes the stage in the world conflict of greed versus social justice I write this report from Venezuela as a member of diverse research delegation of seven women from the USA who are visiting Venezuela to listen to the Venezuelan people about their lives in the new Bolivarian Republic. We are […]

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P5+1 and Iran talks in Moscow-Iran Today

Published on Jun 23, 2012 by PressTVGlobalNews- Very Interesting Must watch! On the 18th and 19th of June 2012 Iran and the P5+1 met in Moscow to discuss Iran’s nuclear program yet again. The participants sat down to talk 4 times in those two days, but the results could be summed up in one sentence. […]

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“Total War Ideology” against Islam?

Published on Jun 22, 2012 by PressTVGlobalNews It is revealed by American magazine Wired in May 2012, that the American Army teaches its officers to “Use ‘Hiroshima’ tactics for a ‘total war’ on Islam”. The course teaches officers there is no such thing as moderate Islam and that they should consider Islam their enemy. It […]

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USA and Israel Extortion Croatia

Demand from Croatia to admit WWII crimes before joining European Union For a second I was so puzzled that I opened timeanddate.com just to make sure that today was June 22, 2012. Yet, the interview I had just read in the Israeli newspaper Haaretz seemed taken from the 1950s. Yesterday, former Under Secretary of State […]

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Hamas heartened by apparent Mursi victory

Palestinians and Israelis react to the possible victory of Islamists in Egypt’s presidential race, with Fatah and Tel Aviv left worried, writes Khaled Amayreh in Ramallah Palestinian Islamists, who closely followed this week’s Egyptian presidential elections run-off, reacted with deep satisfaction to the apparent victory of the Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Mursi over his secular […]

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Israel murders more Palestinians

A two-year-old is among the victims of a barrage of violence Israel this week thrust on the Palestinians, writes Khaled Amayreh in the West Bank Palestinian medics treat a man wounded by Israeli fire in a hospital in Deir Al-Balah, Gaza Strip The Israeli occupation army and paramilitary Jewish settlers killed more than 10 Palestinians […]

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Coup in Egypt? News Analysis

Published on Jun 21, 2012 by PressTVGlobalNews A year since Egyptians enthralled the world with the ouster of Hosni Mubarak, more and more people are fearing they’re back to square one, facing the former regime minus Mubarak. On this edition of News Analysis we’re asking whether the Egyptian revolution has become the target of a […]

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The silence continues

In the 24 hours to 8am 21 June 2012, Israeli air strikes killed a 14-year-old boy, Momen al-Adam, and injured 2 children. Imagine the headlines and outrage that would be expressed by our politicians and news media if a 14-year-old Israeli boy had been killed and two Israeli children injured. But that’s not all, more […]

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Assange: Patsy or Fool?

Wikileaks’ founder seeks refuge in Ecuador On June 20, 2012, Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa acknowledged that his country is considering giving political asylum to Julian Assange, WikiLeaks’ founder, who got temporary refuge at Ecuador’s embassy in London. Mr. Correa said that he will consult the UK, Sweden, and the US before deciding on Mr. Assange’s […]

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Israel Plans Artificial Islands

Militaristic expansion towards the rich gas fields of the Eastern Mediterranean The USA is practically empty; during my trips there, even what Americans call cities looked to me like a vast emptiness, a long series of large and quite empty parking lots. America is so empty, that Americans consider China a densely populated country. That […]

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Greece: What Can be Done?

Greece faces the unenviable choice between accepting the terms of “the Troika” and facing the continuation and deepening of a socio-economic crises, which includes five years of negative growth, over 23% unemployment, an astronomical rise in poverty (from less than 15% to over 40%) and  mounting suicides, or a rejection of the “memorandum”, and a […]

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Training Killers in the Classroom

6/18/12 Training Killers in the Classroom June Terpstra and Husayn Al-Kurdi “If they would rather die, said Scrooge, they had better do it, and decrease the surplus population.” The militarization of public schools is a subject concerning the life and death of the young people of this country and those millions across the globe they […]

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Ten Years After This Wall

In Cold Irons Bound, The Walls of pride are high and wide. Can’t see over to the other side.-Bob Dylan Ten years ago, Israel began construction of its 490-mile mostly cold concrete barrier without any agreement with the Palestinian Authority about borders. Over 80% of Israel’s Wall has been built on legally owned Palestinian property […]

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Chemical Countdown: Israel vs. Syria

Mutual chemical deterrence between Israel and Syria may be soon put to test Syria is not Libya; it is neither Egypt nor Tunisia. Despite the Western thinly-disguised attempt to destabilize the Syrian regime, the latter is still in power after roughly a year and a half. Neither the USA nor Israel had developed yet a […]

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Doubtful Deals – News Analysis

Published on Jun 19, 2012 by PressTVGlobalNews Greek party leaders are trying for a second time to form a coalition government. Will Greece eventually continue with its international bailouts and impose the harsh austerity measures and budget cuts as required by its agreements with the EU and the IMF or will the Greek have to […]

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Israeli citizen gives up citizenship

PressTV Report. 24 year old Andrey Pshenichnikov is in the French capital with a purpose that goes beyond tourism. This is his passport, the one he wants to renounce. In the past, some Israelis have managed to get their citizenship revoked, but there are no known cases of these Israelis applying for Palestinian residency or […]

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How To Teach The Children-and US-The Way To Peace

Rich Siegel’s six-year-old daughter Emily Gu Siegel created the cover art for her Poet, Musician, Activist and Spiritual Progressive Father’s CD “The Way to Peace” Emily’s art work immediately put me in mind of John Lennon who was inspired to write “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” by his son’s artwork- and also this John […]

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