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Counting the Cost - Black Monday: The great fall of China

‘This week, China, the world’s second largest economy suffered massive financial losses when trillions of dollars were wiped from the country’s stock markets. On Monday, Chinese stocks suffered their steepest fall in one day, with Shanghai’s main share index closing down at 8.49 percent. 191 more words

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The World Today - EDUARDO GALEANO REMEMBERED

‘Tariq Ali introduces and shares a programme he made about the life and work of Eduardo Galeano. Published on Aug 4, 2015’.

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Electrosmog: How WiFi & other EMFs Cause Biological Harm

At the moment, Prof. Emeritus Martin L. Pall is a lone voice in the vast global desert of wireless connectivity . . . ‘Pall’s extensive research over recent decades (some of his peer-reviewed studies on this subject are listed in the final two minutes of this presentation) shows that: 1) Microwaves damage humans at levels far below present radiation limits, through mechanisms at the cellular level. 162 more words

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Capitalism is failing, and it's time to panic . . . Postcapitalism

Paul Mason | Comment is Free: “The neoliberalist capitalist model has resulted in civil wars and economic disaster, and it’s only going to get worse”. 525 more words

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Truth in Media: Origin of ISIS

‘In this episode of Truth in Media, Ben Swann explores the origin of ISIS that has already been long forgotten by American media. Swann takes on the central issue of whether or not ISIS was created by “inaction” by the United States government or by “direct” action. 471 more words

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Brandon Martinez & Afraa Dagher: Israel Behind Syria Conflict

Brandon Martinez ‘was joined by Syrian political commentator Afraa Dagher about current events in Syria and the real forces behind the conflict. Apologies for the disturbing background noise around half way through. Published on Aug 2, 2015’.  

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The World Today - IMMIGRATION HYSTERIA

‘Are we heading towards a world without borders? Tariq Ali talks to Bridget Anderson, Professor of Migration and Citizenship at the University of Oxford, about the so­called immigration crisis, its historical background and possible solutions to the perceived problem. 95 more words

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