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La dangereuse idylle de Macron avec Trump

Au cours de la visite d’État de trois jours, Donald Trump et Emmanuel Macron ont donné l’impression d’être les meilleurs amis du monde et sur un plan d’égalité. C’est certainement l’impression que le leader français voulait donner.

The US Opium Wars: China, Burma and the CIA

The exiled Kuomintang (KMT) army of Li Mi was as much a proprietary of the Central Intelligence Agency as Civil Air Transport. Installed in Burma, this army was armed by the CIA, fed by the CIA, and paid by the CIA. In later operations in Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam the CIA used it as a labor pool. Under this patronage and protection the KMT was able to build up its opium operations in the area of Southeast Asia known as the Golden Triangle.

Death Cult Spiral

It’s intriguing to hear people calling capitalists in Russia “oligarchs” when according to scholars the whole United States is considered an oligarchy today. There is a hypnotic spell to some of the words that are used against “enemies” of the western hegemony…

He Saved Us All From Nuclear Armageddon

On September 26, 1983, Stanislav Petrov was on duty in charge of an early warning radar system in a bunker near Moscow, when just past midnight he saw the radar screen showing a single missile inbound from the United States and headed toward the Soviet Union.

Brexit, UE, May, Barnier, Juncker, Irlande, négociations, Charles Gave,

EU Uber Alles? Neoliberal Echoes Of A Darker, Mid-Century Plan For Continental Unity

The unflinching support for the EU and its institutions is not about preventing European countries from becoming “Afghanistan.” Not about preventing collapse. Not about the inconvenience of long lines at passport control. It is about promoting an ideology, a specific worldview, a vision for the way the world should work.

Big Data, Mégadonnées, Algorithmes,

On Bullshit

A short e-book that should be mandatory reading in schools, not to mention that it can change your life by sharpening your understanding of your family, friends, colleagues, used car salesmen, congress critters, special interest activists and so on, up to the President.