Monthly Archives: November 2011

Herr Bloomberg’s police state

  [Bloomberg buys election] Speaking in measured tones, Herr Bloomberg has quietly been setting up a police state in New York, to crush ‘Occupy Wall Street’. No better example is the 1:15 am police attack on the OWS at Zuccotti … Continue reading

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Israeli style, NY police disperse Occupy Wall Street

  At 1:15 am, with heliocopters hovering overhead, flashing blinding lights, more than 500 New York police in battle gear, tinted visors, baton in hand, with gas sprays ready, order the protestors at Zuccotti or Liberty Park to vacate immediately … Continue reading

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The New York Times and North Korea

Is there something about the slight shift in ‘The New York Times’ coverage of North Korea that we should know? NYT in stories, analyses, and editorials has walked lockstep with hard line US policy. Well, today, it has a ‘pictorial … Continue reading

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Netenyahu ‘menteur’, Bibi the liar

    Overhead at the recent G-20 meeting at Cannes, the following exchange between presidents Sarkozy and Obama: The US chief executive was warily asking the French president why France cast its vote to allow Palestine into UNESCO as a full … Continue reading

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China buys North Korean coal

Pouring over Chinese data, South Korea’s IBK Economic Research Institute has concluded almost a tripling of North Korea’s anthracite coal to China this year. In other words, coal export rose from 3,04 million tonnes to 8,42 million tonnes, worth us$852 million. … Continue reading

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Israel prepares to bomb Iran

Is the right wing Likud Israeli prime minister ‘Bib’ Netenyahu’s announcement that Israel is contemplating attacking Iran’s ‘nuclear’ installation more than a ploy to scare the Iranians? You better believe it. Now the grand old man of Israeli politics, president Shimon … Continue reading

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Gangarene alerte chez Murdoch

Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch’s empire is stricken with spreading gangarene. Already he has had to lop off the money making ‘News of the World’ to stave off the spreading disease of scandal that in the longer run will topple him … Continue reading

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