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A Few Recent Graphics by David Dees

A picture can say a thousands words. A few illustrations from THE foremost political illustrator of our time

Doctors Without Borders facility in Yemen destroyed by airstrike

This is the second Doctors Without Borders facility to be hit recently. Earlier this month a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan was destroyed by U.S. air strikes. Are they being deliberately targeted?

Why Is This Happening? Unprecedented Flooding Has Hit The U.S. Within The Last 30 Days

According to the Governor of South Carolina the region had not seen that type of rain “in a thousand years”…

Beheading in Saudi Arabia. Click to enlarge

Show us respect or ties will suffer, Saudi ambassador tells Britain

In others words don’t criticise Saudi Arabia’s poor human rights record or it will stop buying British arms

Poland anti-migrant Law and Justice party wins election

Poland follows similar trend elsewhere in Europe with election victory for conservative Eurosceptic party

Hurricane Patricia Weakens to Category 2 After Making Landfall in Mexico

Strongest storm “ever recorded” hits the coast of Mexico

Canada’s new prime minister really doesn’t like the F-35

Canada’s Justin Trudeau says he’ll cancel plans to buy the troubled Fighter F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

Trudeau sticks by pledge to end air strikes against Islamic State

In the wake of his election win, Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau has confirmed that he will withdraw Canadian fighter jets from the campaign against Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria

British activist Jacky Sutton found dead in Istanbul airport

Disbelief that former BBC journalist took her own life. However, you can ignore her friend’s and colleague’s statements as Xymphora’s linked observations are probably closer to the mark

Jacky Sutton: British journalist who worked for BBC found dead at airport in Istanbul

Jacky Sutton: British journalist who worked for BBC found dead at airport in Istanbul

British journalist found dead at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport. Was she suicided to prevent another colour-coded revolution?

No Borders activist in migrant camp

CLAIM: ‘No Borders’ Activist Gang Raped By Migrants, Pressured Into Silence To Not ‘Damage Cause’

Fellow activists feared public disclosure would have an adverse impact on their campaign

German open borders activist beaten and stabbed by refugees in Dresden

Talk about Instant Karma!

US to Snowden: ‘Hand yourself in — we promise not to torture you!’ (Video)

US to Snowden: ‘Hand yourself in — we promise not to torture you!’ (Video)

This new 29 minute interview with Edward Snowden is introduced by Lasha Darkmoon. It is, she writes, electrifying

Russian Caspian Sea Corvette Astrakhan

This tiny Russian warship just shocked the world

U.S. navy ships that fire similar missiles weigh in at 9,000 tons. In contrast the Russian ships weigh of that a fraction but punch way above their weight

Lamar Odom: fighting for his life after being found unconscious in a brothel

Lamar Odom Found Unconscious in Brothel, Now Fighting For His Life

Strangely, all of the men who were in contact with the Kardashians end up truly messed up

Peter Sutherland.

Insider: EU-U.S. Must Take More Refugees, Get Rid of Sovereignty

Powerful United Nations/Goldman Sachs insider says the U.S. and EU will be expected to accept millions more migrants

A protester uses a slingshot to throw stones during clashes near the border fence between Israel and the Gaza Strip.

Hamas leader in Gaza declares intifada as deadly attacks continue

IDF kills six Palestinians and wounds 23 more near the Gaza border. As both Palestinians and Jewish settlers launch reprisal stabbing attacks

Britain to station troops in Baltic region ‘to deter Russian aggression’

As tensions mount with Russia, British troops will be sent in Poland, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia

Yet another psych drug shooter: Oregon gunman was taking five types of medication

Yet another psych drug shooter: Oregon gunman was taking five types of medication

Again the corporate media is misrepresenting events. Even altering photos of the shooter to disguise his racial background

Over Half of E.U. Countries Are Opting Out of GMOs

16 EU members want to prohibit the growth of genetically modified crops