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How far is a government willing to go to hold up press freedom?

Assange has been held in Belmarsh since April 2019 when he was dragged out of the Ecuadorian embassy in London. He had spent seven increasingly surreal years there, after skipping bail to avoid extradition to Sweden to face allegations of rape and sexual assault. His imprisonment is an attack on the freedom of expression. Continue reading

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Many present American citizens do not want to recognise their Land of hope and glory

The title probably brings in your mind, like it does for me, the great British patriotic song, with music by Edward Elgar and lyrics by A. C. Benson, written in 1902. In the 70s this song was alternatively played at … Continue reading

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Democratic downfall

In Kapitalisme, Imperialisme, Rijken en verdeling in de wereld, Hoe de rijken de wereld regeren and  Capitalism downfall I looked at some writings of Michael Parenti who as an American looked through his American glasses to the world. In his writings we can … Continue reading

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Depression Economics and Paul Krugman

“Deregulation of financial services was supposed to have made us all better off, so why did most of us have to live off credit to keep up?” is what Decca Aitkenhead wonders. According to her President Obama is the only … Continue reading

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