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Analysis Topic: Politics & Social Trends

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Politics

Friday, July 25, 2014

An Economic “Nuclear Strike” on Moscow, A “War of Degrees” / Politics / GeoPolitics

By: Money_Morning

Dr. Kent Moors writes: Around 8:30 tonight, I’ll be live on Chinese national TV again, just before the markets open in Shanghai and Hong Kong.

This audience is usually larger than the entire U.S population, and the anchors always give me more time than any other outlet in the world.

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Politics

Friday, July 25, 2014

BBC, Western Media Working for Israeli Agenda of Perpetual War to Steal Arab Land / Politics / Mainstream Media

By: Global_Research

Media Lens writes: Soon after Malaysian Airlines MH17 crashed near Donetsk, Ukraine on July 18, killing 298 people, the BBC website quickly, and rightly, set up a ‘LIVE’ feed with rolling reports and commentary on the disaster. This was clearly an important and dramatic event involving horrific loss of life with serious political implications. The public would, of course, be searching for the latest news.

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Politics

Thursday, July 24, 2014

How Government Uses “Efficiency” as an Excuse to Steal / Politics / Government Intervention

By: MISES

Gary Galles writes: Scarcity makes efficiency — getting the most value from given resources —important. The more efficient individuals are, the more they benefit from their actions. That’s why economists are always talking about efficiency.

Unfortunately, some things said to be efficient are not. A major reason is that while efficiency is usually described in terms of mutual benefits, in public policy discussions, economists and governments who employ them actually use an efficiency standard known as “potential compensation.” In a nutshell, this means that the “winners” gain more than the “losers” lose, so that the winner could potentially compensate the loser enough that they would both come out ahead.

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Politics

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Ukraine: What To Do When Economic Growth Is Gone / Politics / Ukraine Civil War

By: Raul_I_Meijer

“The fact that the coalition has fallen apart, that laws haven’t been voted on, that soldiers can’t be paid, that there is no money to buy rifles, that there is no possibility to fill gas storages. What options do we have now?” This is, as per Bloomberg, what US handpicked handpuppet and – now former – Ukraine PM Yatsenyuk told the Kiev parliament earlier today during a speech in which he announced the resignation of his “government”. Several of his coalition partners, including right wing Svoboda, had left the government not long before.

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Politics

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The Five Elements to Creating a Something-for-Nothing Society / Politics / Social Issues

By: Ty_Andros

This week's TedBits is as important a commentary as any I have ever written in my 10+ years writing Austrian analysis of the unfolding world macroeconomics and geopolitical situation. It covers the origins, causes and destinations we are headed for, the participants, historical context and the future based upon past episodes: Past, present and future so to speak. I hope you enjoy it. Best wishes Ty.

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Politics

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The End Of Nations Or The End Of History? / Politics / GeoPolitics

By: Andrew_McKillop

Dancing at the Victims' Ball
By July 1794, with the surprise execution of ace executioner Maximilien de Robespierre, who himself had probably ordered more than 5000 killings by the then-newfangled and dreaded guillotine in the French revolution, faction rivalry akin to the type that sets Al Qaeda against ISIS in the Middle East today was so intense that a new wave of Terror was at hand. Called counter-revolution by some, and even the “death of History” by others, the call for Saving the Nation was going to be a powerful excuse for new purges, plots and bloody repression.

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Politics

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Israel's Suicide Bombers Over Gaza / Politics / Israel

By: Danny_Schechter

New York, New York: For years, the term “suicide bombers” has been synonymous with terrorist attacks, especially in Israel. The idea of a martyr willing to give his life for a cause while taking out an “enemy” became a feature of modern conflict especially with resistance movements confronting modern armies.

Oddly enough, the phrase, seems to have blown back today into Israel itself, as its military engages in a much deadlier “suicide mission,” acting like Ahab in Melville’s Moby Dick determined to slay the monster whale while killing themselves.

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Politics

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Ukraine MH17 Crisis - Best Remember Who Your Friends Are / Politics / GeoPolitics

By: Raul_I_Meijer

A very impressive procession of hearses, containing the first 40 of the 298 caskets that will have to be ‘processed’, is going on as I speak in Holland, and has been for hours of slow driving, broadcast on live national TV. It’s a 100 mile or so distance, with thousands upon thousands of people along the route paying respect, from the airport where they landed form Ukraine to the facilities where they’ll be identified.

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Politics

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

What Putin Knows About Flight MH17 / Politics / Russia

By: Mike_Whitney

Putin Knows What Happened to MH17, But He's Not Saying--Yet ....

”We have repeatedly called on all parties to immediately stop the bloodshed and sit down at the negotiating table. We strongly believe that if military action in the East of Ukraine had not been renewed on the 28th of June, this tragedy wouldn’t have happened. However, no one has the right to use this tragedy to pursue their own political aims. Such events should unite and not divide people.”

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Politics

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Will Putin Survive? / Politics / Russia

By: Andrew_McKillop

From Khruschev to Putin
The chief editor of STRATFOR, George Friedman in a strangely eccentric article titled 'Can Putin Survive?' tells us he can't survive, but also says: “And the West no matter how opposed some countries might be to a split with Putin must come to grips with how effective and rational he really is”.

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Politics

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

MH17 Crash Next Phase Economic Warfare / Politics / GeoPolitics

By: Raul_I_Meijer

Amidst the heightened media hysteria that expresses itself in claims of an “increasing burden of proof” of Putin and separatist involvement in the MH17 crash, where there is still no proof anywhere to be seen after 5 days, events are taking a sharp left (can’t bring myself to say ‘right’) turn towards a new, next, phase. Which promises to not be pretty. It’s, as we say, on.

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Politics

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Israeli Mainstream Calls for Killing of Palestinian Women and Children / Politics / Israel

By: Global_Research

Jonathan Cook writes: As we watch the horrifying slaughter unfold in Gaza, bear in mind the Israeli psychosis that fuels and justifies it. Here are comments from three rightwing Israelis – two leading politicians and a professor – who very much reflect a strain of mainstream thinking in Israel, one that the international media largely avoids noting.

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Politics

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Beware Of The Flash Mob / Politics / Social Issues

By: Andrew_McKillop

Time Is Counted for the Elites
American writer Charles Johnson in his 1986 short-story collection 'The Sorcerer’s Apprentice: Tales and Conjurations' used different themes to describe the already six-year-long revolution, or so-called revolution of the Reagan-Thatcher duo. Its sociopathic agenda was most brutally stated by Britain's Mrs Margaret Thatcher. She said: “There is no such thing as society”. Only “the markets”.

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Politics

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Can Putin Survive? / Politics / Russia

By: STRATFOR

George Friedman writes: There is a general view that Vladimir Putin governs the Russian Federation as a dictator, that he has defeated and intimidated his opponents and that he has marshaled a powerful threat to surrounding countries. This is a reasonable view, but perhaps it should be re-evaluated in the context of recent events.

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Politics

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Israel Assault on Gaza: A Historic Crime, Nazi Like Final Solution / Politics / Israel

By: Global_Research

Patrick Martin and Barry Grey writes: At least 100 Palestinians were killed Sunday as Israel escalated its savage land, sea and air attack on Gaza. In a single neighborhood on the east side of Gaza City, Shejaiya, Israeli bombs and artillery shells killed at least 62 people and wounded nearly 300 others. Among the dead were 17 women, 14 children and four elderly people. The corpses of women and children lined the streets of Shejaiya as people fled on foot and in overloaded vehicles.

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