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Let’s Not Fall Into The Empire’s Trap

By Jorge Capelán – Originally at OffGuardian – Published Sep 3, 2020 FRN I’m sorry, those who know me know that I’m strongly anti-racist and have previously written (positively) about the American Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, but things that have happened in the last two years have dramatically changed the perspective. It is obvious […]

Belarus in The Firing Line For a Colour Revolution

By Kit Knightly – Originally at OffGuardian – Published Aug 17, 2020 FRN Belarus had their presidential election last Sunday, and the incumbent Alexandr Lukashenko apparently won. This was evidently not supposed to happen, or in some other way counter to the Western world’s grand plan – because now we have a little colour revolution happening. […]

Macron Surrounded by Anti Government Protesters Chanting ‘Resign’

PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte were at the center of an astonishing security scare when furious anti-government swarmed towards them in a Paris park. “Macron Resign” was the chant as the 42-year-old head of state and the first lady, who is 67, were approached in the Tuileries Garden, close to […]

This is How the Murder Charge on Derek Chauvin Must be Upgraded

Update: On the 3rd of June charges against Derek Chauvin were upgraded to include second degree murder. Judging from the video (enlarged screenshot, above), Derek Chauvin enjoyed the act of killing George Floyd, hands in his pockets, nonchalant, rocking his knee pinning Floyd’s neck to the pavement with near full force of his body weight. […]

Delhi Violence Warns of Indian Polarization on Communal Lines

By Azhar Azam – Shaheen Bagh, in the neighborhood of Indian capital New Delhi, has been the epicenter of protests by mostly women, with some of them toddlers in their tows. They were expressing their gripes over the discriminatory Indian Citizenship Amendment ACT (CAA), which fast-tracks naturalization for some religious minorities excluding Muslims. Violence sparked in the northeast […]