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    Globalization, 21st Century Style: The National Security State Goes Global
    Jan27

    Globalization, 21st Century Style: The National Security State Goes Global

    Cross-posted with TomDispatch.comRemember the glory days of the 1990s, when our interconnectedness — the ever-tighter embrace of Disney characters, the Swoosh, and the Golden Arches — was endlessly hailed? It was the era of “globalization,” of Washington-style capitalism triumphant, and the planet, we were told, would be...

    Remembering the Holocaust, Seven Decades Later
    Jan27

    Remembering the Holocaust, Seven Decades Later

    Tuesday marks 70 years since the Soviet Army liberated the Auschwitz concentration camp complex in 1945. A decade ago, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution that designated the anniversary of that day as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Around 300 survivors participated in a commemoration ceremony at the site of the...

    UN: E. Ukraine Children Seeking Refuge in Bomb Shelters
    Jan27

    UN: E. Ukraine Children Seeking Refuge in Bomb Shelters

    The U.N. Children’s Fund reports more than 1,000 children are forced to seek refuge in underground bomb shelters in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk because of ongoing fighting and heavy shelling. UNICEF says these children are living in appalling conditions, suffering enormous levels of stress and are in urgent need of help. The...

    Auschwitz’s last survivors urge a troubled Europe not to forget
                            
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    Jan27

    Auschwitz’s last survivors urge a troubled Europe not to forget [Photos]

    World leaders joined around 300 Auschwitz survivors at the site of the former Nazi death camp on Tuesday to mark 70 years since its liberation by Soviet troops, an anniversary held in the shadow of war in Ukraine and a rise in anti-Semitism in Europe. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Leaders mark Auschwitz liberation 70 years on without Putin
    Jan27

    Leaders mark Auschwitz liberation 70 years on without Putin

    Holocaust survivor Igor Malitsky of Ukraine, left, touches is face wile attending a ceremony at the Executions Wall, or Wall of Death, of the Auschwitz Nazi death camp in Oswiecim, Poland, Tue… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Putin marks Auschwitz liberation to press points on Ukraine
    Jan27

    Putin marks Auschwitz liberation to press points on Ukraine

    Putin, who was absent from Tuesday’s commemorations in Poland because of a deep strain between Russia and the West over Ukraine, visited the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in Moscow where he talked about Ukrainian nationalists’ collaboration with the Nazis in killing Jews during World War II. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Opposition Leader Navalny Calls For ‘Anti-Crisis’ Protests in Moscow
    Jan27

    Opposition Leader Navalny Calls For ‘Anti-Crisis’ Protests in Moscow

    Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has responded to a Moscow court’s refusal today to shorten his house arrest by organising what he called an ‘anti-crisis’ protest against Russian President Vladimir Putin, echoing language used against the financial crisis and subsequent austerity measures in southern Europe. “Putin and his government...

    Putin marks Auschwitz liberation to press points on Ukraine
    Jan27

    Putin marks Auschwitz liberation to press points on Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has used the commemorations marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz to press the Russian points on Ukraine. Putin, who was absent from Tuesday’s commemorations in Poland because of a deep strain between Russia and the West over Ukraine, visited the Jewish Museum and...

    Putin visits Jewish Museum on Auschwitz liberation anniversary, slams Ukrainian government
    Jan27

    Putin visits Jewish Museum on Auschwitz liberation anniversary, slams Ukrainian government

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has used the commemorations marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz to press the Russian points on Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin’s ‘Mafia State’ Under Examination in U.K. Inquest Into Spy’s Radioactive Death
    Jan27

    Putin’s ‘Mafia State’ Under Examination in U.K. Inquest Into Spy’s Radioactive Death

    It took Alexander Litvinenko 23 painful days to die. It has taken another agonizing 2,987 days for the British government to open a public inquiry into his murder, a process that cannot deliver justice to the victim, his widow Marina or son Anatoly, but may at least provide an official account of events leading up to his death. As he lay dying...