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Remembering the Victims of the Odessa Massacre

By Greg Butterfield November 2 marks six months since the horrific massacre of at least 48 anti-fascist activists and trade unionists in Odessa, Ukraine. On May 2, neo-Nazi gangs directed by the U.S.-backed Kiev junta attacked an Occupy-style protest encampment in the multinational port city of Odessa. After the fascists set fire to the camp…

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The IMF, Eagles of Empire and Economic Terrorism: Are Vulture Funds Instruments of US Foreign Policy?

By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya An aerial view is seen of a shale oil drilling rig in the Patagonian province of Neuquen (Reuters / HO) Is it a coincidence that the vulture funds are putting increasing pressure on Argentina as it prepares to develop the world’s second largest shale gas reserves? Are the vultures instruments of…

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America’s Weaponization of Ebola and Other Viruses

By Wayne Madsen President Barack Obama has received a torrent of criticism for dispatching U.S. troops and National Guardsmen to the Ebola-ravaged West African countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea to help control the spread of the highly-lethal Ebola-Zaire hemorrhagic virus. While Cuba has sent qualified doctors to the stricken region, Obama has responded…

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Canadian Government and Media Creating a Moral Panic as ISIL Attacks Ottawa

By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya Prime Minister Steven Harper and the Canadian federal government are using the shooting rampage on Parliament Hill as a justification for imposing surveillance and detainment measures that they were already implementing and going forward with. On October 22, 2014 a solitary gunman named Michael Zehaf-Bibeau (originally Michael Joseph Hall) from the…