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For Britain ‘soft Brexit’ is the worst of all worlds

By Alexander Mercouris | The Duran One inevitable consequence of the British general election is that the unexpectedly strong showing of Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party has brought encouragement to those in Britain who claim to want ‘soft Brexit’ but who in reality want no Brexit at all. To be clear, there is no possibility of […]

The Anti-Capitalist Left Is Back

By Wayne Madsen | Strategic Culture The ability of British Labor Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to deny Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May a parliamentary majority in the general election provides proof that the anti-capitalist left is on a comeback. Corbyn was successful in targeting several Conservative- and Scottish National Party-held seats, picking up 30 seats […]

Macron Snubs French National Anthem, Walks Out to EU Song after Win

“I’ll defend France, I’ll defend Europe, and will strengthen links between Europe and its people.” By Vincent Wood | Express.co.uk EMMANUEL Macron neglected his own nation’s musical emblem as he walked out to deliver his victory speech, instead heralding his victory with the EU’s Anthem of Europe. In the past French politicians have announced their […]

French Election: Emmanuel Macron Defeats Marine Le Pen, but It Won’t Save the EU

Brexit Britain on the Brink

By Matthew Jamison | Strategic Culture With the formal beginning of the UK General Election with the dissolution of Parliament, the British Prime Minister, Theresa May stood on the steps of 10 Downing Street and started milking the nationalistic fervour of Brexit for all it was worth. Mrs. May declared that Brussels was attempting to  «interfere» with the British General […]

Trump to Revive US-EU Trade Deal

By Alex Gorka | Strategic Culture President Trump is very flexible when it comes to foreign policy. He promised to stay away from overseas military adventures but seized limelight with his cruise missile strikes against Syria. He said the North Atlantic Alliance was obsolete and not needed. Now he says «I said it was obsolete. It’s no […]

Greece says it can no longer “accommodate” refugees from US/EU wars

By Alex Christoforyou | The Duran Greece will cease taking back refugees as dictated by the EU’s Dublin Regulation. The EU’s Dublin Regulation, stipulates that the European state where the asylum-seeker first arrives in the EU is responsible for examining an asylum claim. Refugees are processes and fingerprinted in the first EU country of arrival […]

Scotland to have new independence vote

By Adam Garrie | The Duran The move arises due to Scottish opposition to Brexit. Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has detailed her intention to hold a referendum on Scottish independence. Although a referendum on Scottish independence was held in 2014 which was narrowly won by the ‘remain in UK’ side. However, with Scottish people […]

Cash No Longer King: Europe Moves to Begin Elimination of Paper Money

By Shaun Bradley | The Anti Media In the shadow of Donald Trump’s spree of controversial actions, the European commission has quietly launched the next offensive in the war on cash. These unelected bureaucrats have boldly asserted their intention to crack down on paper transactions across the E.U. and solidify a trend that has been […]

Nigel Farage destroys EU kleptocracy! ‘Why do I hear no criticism of Saudi Arabia who refuse to take one refugee from Syria’

I always like listening to Nigel…~TS By Alex Christoforyou | The Duran Members of the European Parliament have a heated debate during a special session on President Trump’s travel ban. It does not get any better than watching Nigel Farage destroy the unelected, corrupt leaders of the European Union. Keep you eye on the troll […]

War on Cash ALERT — EU Now Pushing “Restrictions on Payments in Cash”

By Claire Bernish | The Free Thought Project In the most far-reaching move toward a cashless society to date, the European Commission proposed enforcing “restrictions on payments in cash” under an all-too-familiar premise — because terrorism. “Payments in cash are widely used in the financing of terrorist activities,” the Commission’s proposal states. “In this context, […]

Brexit break. UK Supreme Court says Parliament must vote on exit from EU

BY Alex Christoforou | The Duran The UK Supreme Court has ruled that Parliament must vote on whether the government can start the Brexit process. Brexit will have to wait. The UK Supreme Court has ruled that Parliament must vote on whether the United Kingdom can leave the EU. In short, the judgement means UK […]

In Stunning Pair Of Interviews, Trump Slams NATO And EU, Threatens BMW With Tax; Prepared To “Cut Ties” With Merkel

By Tyler Durden | Zero Hedge In two separate, and quite striking, interviews with Germany’s Bild (paywall) and London’s Sunday Times (paywall), Donald Trump did what he failed to do in his first US press conference, and covered an extensive amount of policy and strategy, much of which however will likely please neither the pundits, […]

2016 Ended: Saying Goodbye To A Roller-Coaster Year

By Andrei Akulov | Strategic Culture The year 2016 was a time of numerous major events providing no clue to what the world will be like in the 21st century. It could be anything – from plunging into devastating wars and economic downturns to unheard of prosperity and stability leaving the present turmoil in the past. […]

The War Between Globalists and Populists

By Wayne Madsen | Strategic Culture As much as the pro-globalism pundits and opinion makers, many of whom masquerade as journalists, hate to admit it, the neo-Cold War nurtured by Barack Obama, Francois Hollande, David Cameron, Angela Merkel, and Matteo Renzi – is now over. The new war is between the forces of globalism and […]

EU Censor “Fake News” In 24 Hours

Come on guys speed up the censorship! It’s taking too long. Unbelievable…~TS The European Union is demanding that Twitter, YouTube and Facebook censor “illegal hate speech” within 24 hours, content that includes so-called “fake news,” a term so broad that it includes perfectly legitimate news content. Plus, German TV won’t run migrant murder story and […]

After Italy NO vote, German Finance Minister Schäuble says NO debt relief for Greece

German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble ruled out debt relief for Greece ahead of a eurozone finance minister meeting. By Alex Christoforyou | The Duran Wolfgang Schäuble has always treated Greece with a heavy hand. The German Finance Minister was always the stick to the EU’s debt-laden carrot. As attention turns to Italy, MishTalk reports on Schäuble’s recent Greek […]

Italy Spurns Renzi, Next Up Clash With EU

By Tom Luongo | PlanetFreeWill.com Italy went to the polls and gave its Prime Minister and, by extension, the European Union a big thumbs down on Sunday. The referendum to radically overhaul Italy’s government failed spectacularly. This sent the euro plunging through near-term support at $1.055 versus the U.S. dollar. Renzi said he will step […]

The ‘Battle of Berlin’ Will Be Last Stand of Globalism

By Wayne Madsen | Strategic Culture European Parliament President Martin Schulz is quitting his job in Strasbourg and aiming for higher office in Berlin. Schulz, who, in 2003, was likened by Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to a Nazi concentration camp guard, appears ready to take the helm of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) in […]

The march to GLEXIT – Globalization Exit

By Wayne Madsen | Strategic Culture The world, through the ballot box, is speaking out. From the British «Yes» vote on BREXIT – the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union – to the election of the anti-globalization Donald Trump as president of the United States, the world is speaking out against the homogenization of […]