Education & Society

Mayan Apocalypse Myth And New Age Degeneracy

Andrew McKillop, The Market Oracle – FAST BURNOUT   Wikipedia tells us that the Spanish conquest  of Yucatán and then other Mayan regions in today’s Guatemala and Belize was  above all rapid – it took at most 20 years – but was much slower than the  two-year total wipeout of the Aztec, further south in central America, through  1519-1521. The…

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Media Analysis

Julian Assange vs. the Empire

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – It has been reported that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange will deliver a Christmas speech on Thursday, December 20, according to a published Facebook page titled “Julian Assange-Christmas Speech 2012”.  Assange has been living in the Ecuador’s embassy in the United Kingdom since June 19. Ecuador has granted Assange with Asylum, a move that…

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Geopolitics

Descent Into Holy War

Patrick Cockburn, Counterpunch – Damascus. It is one of the most horrifying videos of the war in Syria. It shows two men being beheaded by Syrian rebels, one of them by a child. He hacks with a machete at the neck of a middle-aged man who has been forced to lie in the street with his head on a concrete…

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Geopolitics

The troubled Middle East and NATO’s future plans

Natalia Meden, Strategic Culture Foundation – The West is generously adding fuel to the fire in order to speed up the fall of the Syrian regime. Will it come to a military intervention? In any event, the United States has developed specific plans for a military intervention, which are already being undertaken. According to the Secretary General of NATO, the…

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Geopolitics, Media Analysis, Music & Entertainment

The Pussy Riot Con Game

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – The controversy behind the Punk Rock group Pussy Riot and the issue of freedom of expression in Russia raised concern for activists and celebrities across the world. The court sentenced each member to two years in prison with the charge of “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred” for the “Punk Prayer” protest at the…

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Global Economy

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Gold

Tyler Durden, Zero Hedge – With gold and silver down this morning – following a mysterious vertical plunge last night (once again) – we thought ConvergEx’s Nick Colas’ timely discussion of gold was worthwhile. As he notes, Gold is the ultimate personality test for investors.  Some hate it, excoriating its adherents for their lack of faith in human ingenuity –…

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Global Economy

The Wolves are at it again! Goldman Sachs Prey on America’s Social Security

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – In a CBS interview on November 19th 2012 with Goldman Sachs CEO and Chairman Lloyd Blankfein recently said that retirees who are expecting entitlements such as social security will not receive any payments because the US government cannot afford them. The American people should be prepared for what President Obama and his Goldman…

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Geopolitics

America Invades Africa: The Resource War and the Coming Invasion of Mali

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – The United States African Command (AFRICOM) was created in 2007 under then Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld in the Bush Administration as a Military Command center that covers the entire continent of Africa.  They wanted to create a permanent footprint in Africa to maintain the peace and security it desires that is deemed beneficial for…

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Geopolitics

Will Syria be a new Iraq, and will Hillary Clinton be a new Colin Powell?

Boris Volkhonsky, Voice of Russia – As reported by the Washington Post, senior US officials including President Barack Obama warned Syrian President Bashar Assad that deploying chemical weapons is “totally unacceptable,” after what US officials said were new intelligence reports that the Damascus government is preparing such munitions for possible use. It all started with the outgoing Secretary of State…

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Geopolitics

Malaysia: Victim of America’s “Irregular Warfare” Ops?

Nile Bowie, Global Research – The issue of civil society groups receiving foreign funding has been a major point of discussion in Malaysia during recent times, causing controversy and drawing criticism from activists to members of Parliament alike. Some activists tend to view Putrajaya’s investigation into rights advocacy groups like SUARAM (a noted recipient of foreign funding) as a desperate attempt to…

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