The Duran’s Alex Christoforou: Treating Russia As The ‘Bogeyman’ Has Failed

‘The average American does not care about what’s happening with Russia. They are concerned with jobs, jobs, jobs. … I think that this tactic of blaming Russia for everything and casting Putin as the bogeyman has failed,’ the co-founder of The Duran tells MintPress.

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Brazil’s Manufactured Coup: The ‘Shock Doctrine’ Returns To Latin America

The Global South is growing unintelligible from the European South amid harsh austerity measures and other maneuverings that suit the rich and powerful at the expense of the poor and working class.

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How Turkey’s Coup Attempt Spiraled Into A Dangerous Descent Towards Dictatorship

‘What [Turkish President Erdogan] wants is a presidential system where he controls everything and everyone. I mean, you could say that he’s controlling everything and everyone right now — he is, basically,’ Duke University Prof. Bahar Leventoglu tells Michael Nevradakis.

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Former Reagan Secretary Paul Craig Roberts: Oligarchs Are True Purveyors Of Fake News

‘That’s not a democracy, when three two-bit punk judges who don’t amount to anything overrule the majority vote of the British people! … There are not any democracies in the West,’ Roberts tells Michael Nevradakis in this wide-ranging interview.

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The Ongoing ‘Fake News’ Battle Obscures The Truth About Fake Democracies

Voters in a growing number of countries are casting ballots in a decisive rejection of neoliberalism, but forces in the EU and US want to keep the establishment train chugging along, refusing to let quaint notions such as democracy stand in their way.

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Economist Jack Rasmus: Eurozone Benefits The Strongest Economies At The Expense Of The Weakest

‘Greece has tied its tail to the eurozone, dominated by Germany, and it can never get out of this situation as long as Germany dominates the institutions, which it does, because the whole arrangement is great for Germany,’ the writer and economist tells MintPress News. Continue reading

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