2020 Aug 1 - 12:16am
The captain of an Italian ship had rescued migrants and then brought them back to Libya, an illegal act for which he is now on trial - a first in Italy.
Tags: junktag (ignore), migrants
2020 Aug 1 - 12:13am
A bevy of politicians of Turkish origin in Germany have invariably openly appeared as propagandists for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his party the AKP. Are their careers supported by Ankara?
Tags: Geopolitics, Erdogan
2020 Aug 1 - 12:10am
A new poll from Pew Research revealed that 72 percent of American adults believe social media companies wield too much power and influence in politics - majorities of both Republicans and Democrats.
Tags: Netwars, tech giants
2020 Aug 1 - 12:04am
South Africa's lackadaisical police service, run by ex-terrorists, has again shown that it does not care for the country's farming community who are under constant attack.
Tags: junktag (ignore), Murder
2020 Jul 31 - 12:54pm
The Association for Defending Victims of Terrorism recently interviewed Dr. Manouchehr Mottaki, former Iranian Foreign Minister under President Ahmadinejad. He was asked, “What is your opinion in regard to granting asylum to a terrorist by the Dutch Government and Netherlands’s responsibility towards the victims of the June 28, 2019 terrorist attacks in Iran?”   Before I delve into Dr. Mottaki’s response, I will...
Tags: Geopolitics, terrorists
2020 Jul 30 - 8:34pm
South Africa's ruling black elite, the ANC cadres have descended on Covid-19 emergency funds like hyenas. In terms of personal protective equipment alone, there is talk of R2,2 billion that has flowed between dubious transactions and businesses.   These revelations come on the eve of a further R70 billion that may be lent to South Africa by the IMF (International Monetary Fund) by tomorrow.
Tags: junktag (ignore), South Africa
2020 Jul 30 - 8:24pm
The World Bank has moved Sudan into the low-income group in a new report. Basily  Koltashev, director of the Center for Economic Research at the Institute of Globalization and Social Movements, explained what caused the sharp decline in Sudan's rating. The World Bank monitors changes in gross national income per capita and, based on changes in this indicator, determines the place of individual countries in its...
Tags: Geopolitics, Sudan
2020 Jul 30 - 8:10pm
Continuing from the prior column– https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2020/07/22/did-bankers-foment-the-civil-war/ — John Remington Graham’s thesis that the mis-named “civil war” was fomented by bankers who desired a large national debt that they could acquire in order to expand and contract currency and credit and thus control the economy and government, I present today with permission Graham’s analysis of the...
Tags: junktag (ignore), money
2020 Jul 23 - 3:31am
Should all statues of Southern generals and leaders be removed? asks Ilana Mercer. And what about Europe, where the same clamour to remove statues and change street names is being heard? Steve Hilton is a Briton who anchors a current-affairs show on Fox News. Mr. Hilton made the following feeble, snowflake’s case for the removal of the nation’s historically offensive statues:
Tags: junktag (ignore), Battle of the Monuments
2020 Jul 23 - 3:27am
Left-wing ideologists usually label alleged racial discrimination as "structural" if they cannot prove it in concrete terms. Therefore, pretty much anything can now fall into this category and the list of what is no longer considered politically correct grows in relation to the constant shrinking of all freedom of speech and thought.
Tags: junktag (ignore), BLM
2020 Jul 23 - 3:23am
On Thursday, German spy chief Thomas Haldenwang - an adherent of Chancellor Merkel's CDU party - and Interior Minister Seehofer presented the domestic intelligence report for 2019. Their key message was that the greatest danger comes from the right-wing. In order to be able to prove this statistically, a ruse was used and, without closer inspection, 7000 members of “the wing” were included and 1 600 members of the...
Tags: junktag (ignore), AfD
2020 Jul 23 - 3:20am
The first call to Muslim prayer from inside Hagia Sophia will once again be heard after over eight decades.  The historic house of worship located in Istanbul, has served as a Greek Orthodox Christian patriarchal cathedral, a Roman Catholic cathedral, an Ottoman mosque, and a secular museum. As of July 2020 the site has been reclassified as a mosque by the President of Turkey. Since 1935, after a decision by the...
Tags: Christianity, Erdogan