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From Congress raid to Biden’s presidency: What to expect?

The angry crowd of supporters that refused to recognize the defeat of U.S. President Donald Trump and raided the U.S. Congress building on Jan. 6, 2020, as well as the swearing-in of President Joe Biden as the 46th leader of the United States on Jan. 20, 2021, will both have a great influence on the…

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    Can Turkey achieve a policy of equilibrium in diplomacy?

    Whether it be de-escalating tensions with Greece through negotiation, jump-starting the Cyprus talks, organizing a regional conference on the Eastern Mediterranean, renegotiating the refugee deal, visa liberalization or updating the customs union, Turkey will persistently pursue diplomacy as it attempts to make a fresh start with the European Union. All of these points are on…

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      Trump's bad record in the Middle East

      The assault on the heart of U.S. democracy on Jan. 6 caused a great shock not only to Americans but to the whole world as the U.S. has been a stronghold of self-rule by a free population for many centuries. The chaos and division in the U.S. that former U.S. President Donald Trump and his…

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        Somalia needs political compromise and cooperation

        Despite discussions among Somalia's political elite to settle their bureaucratic wrangling that includes Dhusamareeb 1 and 2 and the Sept. 17 agreement, the organization of peaceful and credible Somalian elections is still in doubt, and the current political climate does not show optimism emblematic of progress. The deepening disagreement between the leadership of the Federal…

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          Our Pandemic Fears Are Killing What Makes Life Worth Living

          Commentary The unconstitutional lockdowns provoked by the Chinese Communist Party virus have dragged on for almost a year now, with little sign of the “pandemic” letting up. “Two weeks to slow the spread” and “fifteen days to flatten the curve”—lies from the moment they were uttered, as anyone with an ounce of sense knew—have molted…

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              Racial Equity, Equality, and the Bureaucrats’ Charter

              Commentary Reading one of the first new presidential executive orders—titled “Executive Order On Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government”—was for me a depressing experience. Even the term “racial equity” sent shivers up my spine: it was reminiscent of the terms “Jewish science” and “bourgeois morality,” as used by the…

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                WHO (finally) admits PCR test is potentially flawed

                The World Health Organisation has released a memorandum which potentially completely undermines all the “pandemic” case numbers from all over the world. On the 13th of January, they put out this memo, stating that a single positive PCR test should not be used for diagnosing Sars-Cov-2 infection. To quote them directly: Where test results do…

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                  Chinese Official’s Remarks on COVID-19 Proves the Authorities Concealed the Initial Outbreak

                  Commentary During a press conference held by China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Jan. 19, spokesperson Hua Chunying refused to acknowledge the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)’s mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, she may have inadvertently exposed the fact that high-level officials were concealing information about the first outbreak of the CCP virus in Wuhan…

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                    How to Reform Big Tech

                    Regulating Facebook et al. would only make things worse Commentary Big Tech has become too powerful and needs to be reformed, Republicans and Democrats agree. Even Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg agrees. “At Facebook, we don’t think tech companies should be making so many decisions about these important issues alone,” he testified to Congress in October 2020.…

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                        The scientific evidence I’ve studied on lockdowns suggests they don’t work. The places with the highest death rates all had them

                        By Malcolm Kendrick, doctor and author who works as a GP in the National Health Service in England. His blog can be read here and his book, 'Doctoring Data – How to Sort Out Medical Advice from Medical Nonsense,' is available here. The history of medical interventions tells us that often the accepted way of doing things turns out…

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                        Should the Republican Party Exist Anymore?

                        Commentary Never in my relatively long life have I seen the congressional leadership of one of our two major political parties so out of synch with their voters as the Republicans are today. And it has come at just the worst possible moment, with the Democrats taking over the country from the media to technology…

                        Post-storming US: Banana republic and future of Trumpism

                        Fear, terror, concern and shame – those were the words many Americans used to describe what happened at the U.S. Congress, where five people lost their lives last week. Although U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that America was not a banana republic, where President Donald Trump supporters call the shots, the crisis of…

                        Winners and losers of the Gulf summit

                        The blockade on Qatar finally ended last week in the extraordinary Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit held in Al-Ula, Saudi Arabia. The Gulf is seemingly unified again, with Qatar back in the fold. Emblematic of this union was the embrace between Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin…

                        Republicans will try to create an ‘ethics’ trap for Democrats. Don’t fall for it | David Litt

                        A press secretary who tells the truth. An independent justice department that respects the rule of law. A president who doesn’t tweet conspiracy theories in the wee hours of the morning. After four dispiriting years and one near-death experience for American democracy, it would be comforting to conclude that nature is healing. Our political guardrails…

                        The Solution Is a Convention of the States

                        Commentary This is the fifth essay in a five-part series. Almost immediately upon taking office, President Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders wiping away the progress of the Trump era and resurrecting some of the worst abuses of the Obama era. In addition, he proposed massive new spending—and more national debt—to be added…

                        Nigeria: Nigeria – the Sad Return to ‘Broken’ Chains

                        In June 2005, we were quite ecstatic in celebrating the debt relief offered us, of over $20 billion dollars, which was beyond the total revenue of Nigeria for one year. So happy were we that President Olusegun Obasanjo (GCFR) had to make a broadcast to the nation on June 30, 2005. He followed the broadcast…

                        Operation Truth, Fidel Castro’s tactic to counter media war

                        25 de enero de 2021, 0:6Havana (Prensa Latina) The US media war deployed against Cuba began before the triumph of the Revolution on January of 1959 when the story of the death of Rebel leader Fidel Castro in the Sierra Maestra mountains was published. The lie, which is currently defined as fake news was repeated…

                        Why History Matters: the Legacy of Slavery

                        Slave auction block, Green Hill Plantation, Campbell County, Virginia, Historic American Buildings Survey – Public Domain Many Americans watched as Joe Biden marked his Inauguration Day celebration with a brief presentation before the statue of Abraham Lincoln, invoking the Civil War as an historical moment when the nation triumphed over deep division. When recalling Lincoln,…

                        Let Nuke Plans Run for 100 Years?

                        The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission held a “public meeting” last week on what it titled “Development of Guidance Documents To Support License Renewal For 100 Years Of Plant Operation.” Comments from the “public” were strongly opposed to the NRC’s desire for it to let nuclear power plants run for a century. “I request you pause…

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