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SOTT EXCLUSIVE: Putin on fighting extremism, color revolutions

SOTT EXCLUSIVE: Putin on fighting extremism, color revolutions
Russian President Vladimir Putin recently spoke about countering extremism in the next decade at an expanded Security Council meting in the Kremlin. As usual, he had some interesting things to say. Here are some highlights, with commentary. On the inhumanity of extremism I do not believe there is any need to prove how dangerous the very nature of extremism is and how destructive its ideology is - the ideology of intolerance, hatred and...
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P5+1 meetings in Vienna over Iran's 'nukes' - Much ado about nothing

P5+1 meetings in Vienna over Iran's 'nukes' - Much ado about nothing
Today, Thursday 20 November, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is set to arrive in Vienna for talks regarding Iran's nuclear program. A year ago, in Geneva, the P5+1 group (comprising Russia, the U.S., UK, France, China, and Germany) resolved to reach a temporary agreement that would guarantee Iran's peaceful intentions by November 24th this year, and, Iran hopes, lead to the lifting of sanctions. Representatives of each country met in...
Take 2

The World is run by fools, and we let them

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Dumb and Dumber To, the sequel after 20 years, was released recently. Unfortunately for Jim and Jeff and the Farrelly brothers, unintended humor will always be funnier than the scripted kind, no matter how hard Hollywood tries. Case in point: the Dumber slapstick was easily upstaged over the past few days by the G20 summit in Brisbane. Not only did the pedantic Anglo-Saxon power hungry freak show of Harper, Cameron and Abbott (nobody even...
Propaganda

The "Putin is isolated" story is untrue, stupid, and just plain dangerous

The "Putin is isolated" story is untrue, stupid, and just plain dangerous
These headlines are silly:India Times - Barack Obama says Russia will remain isolated if it continues to destabilise UkraineYahoo - Cameron warns Russia of isolation, further sanctions over UkraineLA Times - Putin faces isolation at G-20 conferenceNY Times - Putin Gets a Cool Reception From G-20Vice - World Leaders Snub Putin at G20, Exile Him to 'Social Siberia'Reuters - G20 commits to higher growth, fight climate change; Russia isolated...
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Historical Cycles: Are we doomed to repeat the past?

Historical Cycles: Are we doomed to repeat the past?
An extremely important and concise explanation of the cycles of history, their stages, how they proceed and end. Author of the Art of Urban Survival and Defense against the Psychopath, Stefan Verstappen makes the case that we are currently in the final stage of our cycle of history, defined, like all others, by chaos across all areas of our civilization. Historically, only small groups of people survived such periods of destruction, and they...

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