We’ve seen how some of Vladimir Putin’s Western apologists belong to the “yes, but” brigade. They’re quick to acknowledge that he’s a pretty vile character, and yet they feel moved to defend the guy – or even, as in Peter Hitchens‘s case, claim to like him. 511 more words
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I notice two things in my recent reading of recent blathering. So I blather about reading recent blather hither and yawn.
The lesser (and two evils)–I note Fred Reed taking John Derbyshire to task for allegations the latter county made against Mexicans. 260 more words
text by BRIAN CLOUGHLEY in CounterPunch
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The German city of Frankfurt is continental Europe’s largest financial center and host to the country’s Stock Exchange, countless other financial institutions, and the headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) which is responsible for administering the monetary policy of the 18-nation Eurozone. 1,552 more words
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Israelis went to the polls yesterday in an election which, defying all predictions, saw the ‘left-wing’ of Zionism – genocide with a human face – soundly beaten by its more honest ‘right wing’, whose commitment to the total eradication of the Palestinians as any kind of political entity is openly stated.