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    Ukraine Faces Years of Dependence on Western Aid
    Oct28

    Ukraine Faces Years of Dependence on Western Aid

    VELYKI PRYTSKY, Ukraine—Looking on from her vegetable patch at the motorcade of U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, Ukrainian villager Olha Voloshchenko says she’d seen the lady on the TV news the night before, but “then the lights went off at our place.” The U.S. hopes agriculture in places like this dilapidated village will help...

    The US Continues to Slash Its Military Budget. Here’s Why That Matters.
    Oct28

    The US Continues to Slash Its Military Budget. Here’s Why That Matters.

    The United States is scaling back its military while nations hostile to American interests continue to grow in strength and aggression, according to The Heritage Foundation’s annual Index of U.S. Military Strength released Wednesday. The index, rolled out nearly a week after President Barack Obama vetoed the nation’s annual defense...

    Why Netanyahu Needs Holocaust Revisionism and Israeli-Palestinian Violence
    Oct28

    Why Netanyahu Needs Holocaust Revisionism and Israeli-Palestinian Violence

    Originally posted by The Progressive, October 27, 2015 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s October 20 speech claiming that Hitler had not planned to exterminate Jews until a prominent Palestinian cleric pressured him to do so, while outrageous, is consistent with the longstanding narrative of the right-wing government and its U.S....

    The New Moscowteers
    Oct28

    The New Moscowteers

    Across Europe, apologists for Russia and Russian policy have coalesced into what amounts to a fifth column. The emergence in Western capitals of what might be called the “Party of Putin” is an exceptionally dangerous development, precisely because those who comprise it are not only the usual far-left and far-right suspects. So who are...

    Ukraine faces years of dependence on Western aid
    Oct28

    Ukraine faces years of dependence on Western aid

    VELYKI PRYTSKY, Ukraine (AP) — Looking on from her vegetable patch at the motorcade of U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, Ukrainian villager Olha Voloshchenko says she’d seen the lady on the TV news the night before, but “then the lights went off at our place.” …read more Source: CNS...

    Polish and French presidents meet in Paris
    Oct28

    Polish and French presidents meet in Paris

    Polish President Andrzej Duda and French counterpart Francois Hollande discussed upcoming plans, the situation in Ukraine and the Middle East at a meeting in Paris on Wednesday. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Could Chewbacca and Darth Vader actually be allies?
    Oct28

    Could Chewbacca and Darth Vader actually be allies?

    Earlier this week, a story out of Ukraine captured the attention of intergalactic politicos everywhere. Beloved Wookiee Chewbacca was arrested and dragged before a court in Odessa for being unable to produce identification documents when he was stopped by police while driving Darth Vader to a polling station to vote. He was fined 170 hryvnia...

    A democratic misstep for Ukraine
    Oct28

    A democratic misstep for Ukraine

    International monitors from the OSCE judged Ukraine’s local elections held this Sunday to be largely competitive, free and democratic. While this was true for most of the country, the vote was also a major setback for the Ukraine’s efforts to integrate the citizens of its Russian-speaking East. Some 2 million Ukrainians from the...

    Ukraine faces years of dependence on Western aid
    Oct28

    Ukraine faces years of dependence on Western aid

    VELYKI PRYTSKY, Ukraine (AP) — Looking on from her vegetable patch at the motorcade of U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, Ukrainian villager Olha Voloshchenko …read more Source: Taiwan...

    Internet freedom falls for fifth year in row: survey
    Oct28

    Internet freedom falls for fifth year in row: survey

    Global online freedom declined for a fifth consecutive year as more governments stepped up electronic surveillance and clamped down on dissidents using blogs or social media, a survey showed Wednesday. The annual report by non-government watchdog Freedom House said the setbacks were especially noticeable in the Middle East, reversing gains seen...