A Royal Wedding for a Nation Sinking Ever-Deeper into Inequality

With so much inequality in the U.K., the sixth most unequal country in the world, the hefty £32 million price tag for the royal wedding is a slap in the face to U.K. citizens who have seen their standard of living and benefits decline over years of government-imposed austerity.

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Price of Coming Forward: Joshua Schulte’s Past Whistleblowing Comes Back to Haunt Him

The only evidence linking Joshua Schulte to the Wikileaks Vault 7 release is his use of an encrypted Tor browser and that he blew the whistle about CIA security vulnerabilities through the proper channels years before.

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Report Traces “Neutral” Syria War Observer SOHR Funding to UK Foreign Office

Groups like Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the White Helmets have successfully convinced large swaths of the Western public that they are independent, fair and accurate, even though the sources of their funding betray conflicts of interest and ulterior motives.

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US Coalition Killed Nearly 12 Times More Civilians in Mosul than did ISIS

A new study published in the journal PLOS Medicine found that 373 of 505 reported civilian deaths resulting from intentional violence were attributable to the U.S.-led coalition, while just 22 were attributable to the infamous terror group.

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Is Netanyahu Playing a Geopolitical Chess Game to Drive a Wedge Between Russia and Syria?

Was Putin’s alleged “green lighting” of Israeli missile strikes on Syria an intentional ploy on the part of Netanyahu to spread distrust between the Russia, Syria, and Iran?

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Trump’s Plan to “Liberate the Country from Opioids” Instead Liberates Big Pharma from Oversight

Ironically, it will be the areas of the country that voted Trump into power that are set to suffer the most from Trump’s decision to keep the DEA toothless, suggesting that Trump cares more about protecting corporate profits than protecting his base.

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