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A Swiss Response to American Fiscal Imperialism

Switzerland is in the unfortunate position of being bullied and harassed by the U.S. government. The crux of the problem is that the United States arguably has the world’s worst tax system for international activity, and this creates conflict with other nations, particularly ones that have good tax laws that attract investment. This has resulted in a number of different ...

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Venezuelans select Chavez opponent

Venezuelans have lined up to vote in the country’s first-ever opposition presidential primary, choosing a single challenger to take on President Hugo Chavez after 13 years in office. Henrique Capriles, the front-runner among five contenders according to pre-election polls, predicted a high turnout. “We’re going to…

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Obama Signed Executive Order Declaring War On Iran

Share Collapse Network On February 5, 2012, President Obama invoked the NDAA, which authorizes the use of military force, and issues an executive order declaring the “threat” of Iran a National Emergency. The video below shows this issuance of President Obama executive order which declares Iran’s threat to cut off oil supplies a national emergency. The executive order directs all ...

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Afghan war’s risks shift to contractors

KABUL, Afghanistan – Even dying is being outsourced here. This is a war where traditional military jobs, from mess-hall cooks to base guards and convoy drivers, have increasingly been shifted to the private sector. Many U.S. generals and diplomats have private contractors for their personal bodyguards. And along with the risks have come the consequences: More civilian contractors working for ...

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Maine GOP chairman say Romney wins caucuses

STEVE PEOPLES Associated Press= PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine Republican Party Chairman Charlie Webster says Mitt Romney has won the Maine caucuses by a slim margin, giving him a much needed boost following losses in three other contests in the past week. The former Massachusetts governor defeated Ron Paul, the only other GOP hopeful competing in the state. Rick Santorum ...

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Corporate Globalization versus The Civil Commons by which People’s Lives are Sustained

EVOLVED CIVIL COMMONS VERSUS CORPORATE GLOBALIZATION: A PERFORMANCE EVALUATION ACROSS UNIVERSAL LIFE GOODS by John McMurtry The facts of daily life in developed society have been so painstakingly and historically constructed across generations to enable universal access to the life goods of evolved humanity that we need systematic understanding of how provision of every ultimate life good is under attack ...

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Swaminomics: Is Germany trying to win World War III?

Germany lost World War 1 and World War II. Wags looking at the Eurozone crisis say Germany is now winning World War III, without any weapons, through sheer economic domination of Europe. Hitler launched World War II demanding a little more lebensraum (living space) in Czechoslovakia and Poland. But Angela Merkel, it is said, has obtained lebensraum right across the ...

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