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Closing down: King Street, the main shopping thoroughfare of South Shields is broad and car-free – and almost devoid of shops. Click to enlarge

Main Street, Brexitland

The people are now sending a stark warning to their political masters in London and Brussels: “If you don’t help us …we’ll take you down with us.”

Facing populist assault, global elites regroup in Davos

The gathering in Davos is expected to focus on advances in robotics and in medicine. Two fields that could further underline the divide between the elite and the rest of humanity. A fact that organisers seem well aware of

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“Conspiracy theories” believed by “significant minority” hamper govt’s foreign policy plans

By its own admission, UK government policy is now being affected by a “significant minority”. Are you one of them?

EU Army ‘Already Taking Shape’ Brags German Defence Minister

Germany’s Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen’s comments come after Angela Merkel backed President Macron’s call for a “real European Army”

BuzzFeed Reporter Admits He Hasn't Seen Any Evidence to Validate Trump Tower Story

BuzzFeed Reporter Admits He Hasn’t Seen Any Evidence to Validate Trump Tower Story

“I’ve not seen it personally,” he told CNN. Meaning his story about Trump ordering Cohen to lie might be pure speculation

German industry ‘is looking into the abyss’ warns country’s business chiefs

The country’s business leaders urge the EU to give ground in Brexit negotiations

Collapsing Empire? Secret Germany Army Report Says EU Break Possible by 2040

Collapsing Empire? Secret Germany Army Report Says EU Break Possible by 2040

The rise of euro-sceptic parties across the continent could foreshadow the break-up of the European Union, says a secret German Army report

American ‘Liberal’ Delusions on Trump

American ‘Liberal’ Delusions on Trump

Trump is NOT the problem, writes Finian Cunningham. He’s just the fall guy. Because America has been transforming itself into an authoritarian plutocracy for decades.

Hillary Clinton, alongside Britain’s William Hague, spearheaded the infamous ‘Friends of Syria’ (2011-2012) the US-led coalition’s front group – together with Gulf states, organizing the proxy war against Syria

The Memo That Helped Kill a Half Million People in Syria

2012 memo to then Secretary of State Clinton urged her to support “Syrian rebels”, to help weaken Iran and allay Israeli fears. Consequently half-a-million Syrians are dead

Green Berets Targeted After Anonymous Email Exposed Lowered Standards

Green Berets Targeted After Anonymous Email Exposed Lowered Standards

U.S. Special Forces allegedly lowering selection standards so as to recruit more into its ranks, particularly women

When did the Infamous Red Coats become Cheap Cannon Fodder?

When did the Infamous Red Coats become Cheap Cannon Fodder?

Despite widespread public opposition British Special Forces were actively deployed on the ground in Syria, where militants targeted them using U.S.-supplied weapons

Time of Monsters: Faltering Regimes in London, Washington & Paris are Portents of Uncertainty

The old order is dying, writes George Galloway, but the new one cannot be born

Bill Gates’ Former Doctor Says Billionaire ‘Refused to Vaccinate His Children’

Bill Gates’ Former Doctor Says Billionaire ‘Refused to Vaccinate His Children’

Despite being the world’s most active campaigner for mandatory vaccinations, Bill Gates does not vaccinate his own children. Does he know something we don’t?

Russia's new Arctic base. Click to enlarge

US Plans Expansion to Arctic in Bid to Challenge Russia, but Can It?

The U.S. currently has one heavy icebreaker built in 1976. In contrast Russia has thirty diesel powered icebreakers and five nuclear ones. Can the U.S. catch up?

Gillette Faces Backlash over Ad Campaign

Many announce their intention to boycott Gillette products following ‘toxic masculinity’ advert

Theresa May loses Brexit deal vote by majority of 230

Theresa May loses Brexit deal vote by majority of 230

Theresa May suffers the heaviest defeat by any sitting prime minister in the modern era

The French Empire bestows civilisation

Re-Colonisation

One after the other, the French, Turkish and English have publicly declared the return of their colonial ambitions, although we still have to see what form they will adopt

The Exploitation of “Drag Kid” Desmond Is Amazing

The Exploitation of “Drag Kid” Desmond Is Amazing

An 11-year-old drag performer became a mainstream media darling. But after a video of him performing at a gay club for tips surfaced online, a dark side was exposed

Pentagon Officials Fear Bolton’s Actions Increase Risk of Clash With Iran

Pentagon Officials Fear Bolton’s Actions Increase Risk of Clash With Iran

With his fixation on promoting conflict on Israel’s behalf, John Bolton strikes this writer as psychopathic. It seems Pentagon insiders are of the same opinion

French journalists viciously beaten at Yellow Vest protest (Video)

French journalists viciously beaten at Yellow Vest protest (Video)

The anti-media sentiment is snowballing, with the Yellow Vests accusing local media outlets of producing biased or inaccurate coverage of their marches