Today's Picks - Sunday 22 April 2012



Major western lies about Libya revealed

Testimony on Libya by Lizzie Phelan at the Stop the War Coalition, Oxford.


Czech President Klaus Signs Lisbon Treaty; Says the Country Has Lost Its Sovereignty

"The Czech Republic will cease to be a sovereign state" once the treaty enters into force, Klaus said after signin the Lisbon Treaty.


Ukraine pleas for help as flu epidemic spreads

Ukrainian President Victor Yushchenko has called on the international community to help the country combat the swine flu epidemic which hit the country last week. Kiev is taking emergency measures to stop the outbreak.

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Obama's Stimulus Package Is Working: Keynesian Economics is Alive

How the Treasury and the Fed handled the crisis, and the rapidity with which Congress moved to stimulate the economy, shows that fiscal and monetary policies do work; that Keynesian economics is still relevant to our post-modern times.


Israel, the Jews, and American Foreign Policy

American foreign policy since the end of the cold war has been focused primarily on the Middle East and to an alarming extent on the defense and promotion of Israel. Why has Israel become so central to our foreign policy and what advantages does the United States gain from the relationship?


Time for a gold rouble?

There used to be a habit of framing old Tsarist bonds and putting them on the wall. Lenin's decision to renege on the Russian imperial debt meant that it became mere paper, interesting only as a historical relic. In the light of the recent financial crisis in the USA, could the same thing happen now to the bonds issued by the American government, and could the country which has dominated the world for the last half century now enter history as a bankrupt state? And what can Russia do in the circumstances?

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Major western lies about Libya revealed

Testimony on Libya by Lizzie Phelan at the Stop the War Coalition, Oxford.


Crisis as a way to build a global totalitarian state

As the world financial and economic crisis comes into its own, the Western community leaders are seeking to impress on mankind the idea that this upheaval will end up ‘turning the world into something different’. Even though the picture of the 'new world order’ remains vague and fuzzy, the main idea is quite clear: A single global government, goes the argument, has to be established if we don’t want general chaos to prevail.


Georgia-Russia Conflict Changes The Energy Equation

There are fears that the conflict between Russia and Georgia may threaten existing and planned Caucasus energy routes seen by the West as vital supply corridors that avoid Russian territory.

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The Higgs Boson Particle Isn't a Particle - Why the Search for Subatomic Particles is an Illusion

Physicists are a great bunch of folks. They're bright and imaginative, but just like professionals in any other field of science, when educated under the same organized system of beliefs they have the ability to cluster together and share some rather remarkable delusions. The latest delusion is the search for the so-called Higgs Boson Particle.


Sorghum: A Biofuel Alternative?

International research scientists are meeting in Houston, Texas August 19-22 to discuss various biofuel alternatives to corn, especially sorghum. Some scientists say sorghum - cultivated for food and fodder in various parts of the world - might one day help power our vehicles.


Why Wind Won't Work

For the first time in history, we have the means to lift all mankind out of the misery of backbreaking toil, disease, and ignorance. But first, we must overcome the irrational fear of nuclear power, and indeed, of science in general, which the controllers of Al Gore have attempted to impose upon us, from motives which are hideously evil.

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Obama's Stimulus Package Is Working: Keynesian Economics is Alive

How the Treasury and the Fed handled the crisis, and the rapidity with which Congress moved to stimulate the economy, shows that fiscal and monetary policies do work; that Keynesian economics is still relevant to our post-modern times.


How the U.S. Economy Became Addicted to Debt

Our economy is now addicted to debt, and to continue our lifestyle and appearance of wealth we must continue to borrow and be creative at figuring out ways to tolerate increasing levels of debt. Unfortunately, it is a house of cards that will eventually fall. Those who are wise will flee from personal debt, and will hold assets that preserve value, as opposed to holding it in a paper currency.


Crisis as a way to build a global totalitarian state

As the world financial and economic crisis comes into its own, the Western community leaders are seeking to impress on mankind the idea that this upheaval will end up ‘turning the world into something different’. Even though the picture of the 'new world order’ remains vague and fuzzy, the main idea is quite clear: A single global government, goes the argument, has to be established if we don’t want general chaos to prevail.