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India & Russia seek trade in gold

Sberbank, Russia, gold, India, Aleksei Kechko, BRICS, China, import, Central Bank, Moscow, Beijing, New Development Bank, Contingency Reserve Fund, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, NDB, CRF, AIIB, dollar
BRICS look to de-dollarize trade

Sberbank, Russia’s largest state-owned bank, is looking to finance the direct import of gold to India.

Washington “fixed” chemical event in Syria

Washington, Syria, Trump, Putin, chemical weapons, Gilbert Doctorow
US strike is a war crime--plain and simple

Why Europe, Canada, Australia and Japan are not supporting US’ attack in Syria? How come US knew beforehand of “chemical weapons” event?

Hudson, the best economist in the world

Michael Hudson, neo-liberal economics, J is for Junk Economics, Free Market, economic rent, Adam Smith, Federal Reserve
Hudson is an economist worth your attention

If you want to learn real economics instead of neoliberal junk economics, read Michael Hudson's books.

Anniversaries which don’t matter to US

2003 Iraq invasion, My Lai massacre, New York Times, David Petraeus, Abu Ghraib, Saddam Hussein, USA Patriot Act, Russ Feingold, Guantanamo Bay, Bermuda Triangle, CIA, US Air Force, Afghan wedding party, Kandhar Massacre, WikiLeaks, Robert Bales, Haditha, Azizabad, Blackwater guards, Nisour Square, Donald Rumsfeld, Bush’s wiretapping program, Khaled el-Masri, Macedonia, Lithuania, Poland, Rumania, Black Room, Thailand, Camp Nama, Iraq, Walter Cronkite, Joan of Arc, Aztec, Montezuma
US must reflect on its war-crimes

By Tom Engelhardt

Environment: Human life faces extinction

 Ginormous asteroid, PSI, biosphere, Jared Diamond, Amazon rainforest, Easter Island, Roman Empire, Environment Protection Agency, Matt Gaetz, Levant
Humanity has put itself at great risk

Figuratively speaking, a ginormous asteroid is hurtling to a cataclysmic rendezvous with earth, but we are not supposed to notice.

US has lost Middle East war for good

Ruhollah Kohmeini, Jimmy Carter, Great Satan, Afghanistan, Saddam Hussein, Fulda Gap,  Navy’s Fifth Fleet in Bahrain, Osama bin Laden, Taliban, al-Qaeda, Chalmers Johnson, Gulf War, General David Petraeus, William Butler Yeats, Nouri al-Malika, AQI, Bashar al-Assad, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Hippocratic Oath, Einstein, ISIS. Raqqa, caliphate, Greater Middle East,
US Middle East policy a colossal failure

Nearly a century earlier, Britain had formed Iraq from three separate Ottoman imperial provinces -- Baghdad, Basra, and Mosul.  The 2003 invasion blew up that synthetic state, held together first by British overlords and then by Saddam’s brutal dictatorship

And you thought Russia is aggressor

Segei Lavrov, Rex Tillerson, G20 summit, Syria, Afghanistan, Ukraine. Georgia, European Union, Putin, FSB, Maidan, Yanukovych, Kremlin, Kiev, Syria, Alepoo, military bases
Russia a victim of propaganda 

There was nothing particularly noteworthy about Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's first meeting with U.S.

Disorder and its role in Hinduism

Chaos, Order, Vedas, Upanishads, Being Different, Rajeev Malhotra, Genesis, Greek, Western mythology, Hebraic, Prajapati, sura, asura, diti, aditi, sat, asat, jami, Pancavimsa Brahmana, prthak, nantva, bandhuta, Samudra-manthan, kashyapa, Serpent, Cosmic creation, mountain, nectar, amrut, poison, nectar, Hymn of Creation, Rig Veda, Agni, Soma, Varuna, Holi, Ritam, Vishnu,  Brahma, Shiva, Lord Krishna, aisvarya, amdhurya-bhava
Being Different: A must-read book for all Indians by Rajiv Malhotra

(Chaos is an integral part of Vedas, Upanishads and the vast canon of classical writing in Sanskrit.

We must know the enemy within, called Media

New York Times, Trump, Fake News, Conspiracy Theory,  Iraq’s WMD, Syria, Washington, State Department, Ukraine, Russia, Richard Nixon, Lyndon Johnson, Vietnam War, Hubert  Humphrey, Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter, October Surprise, Iran-Contra, George H.W. Bush, The Washington Post, Nicaraguan Contra, CIA, White House, Associated Pess, Brian Barger, Gary Webb
The enemy called Media which doesn't  want us to see or say the truth

It’s time the masses realize the enemy within us: The Mainstream Media which is nothing but a propaganda tool of the elites.

 

Jallikatttu: Nehru on mind of a judge

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, gaols, prisoners, judges, Sing Sing Jail, New York Prison, George Bernard Shaw, Thomas Mott Osborne, Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu
Pt. Nehru found judges too cold-blooded

With protests in Tamil Nadu over SC activism, it's time we look back at how Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru viewed judges in their all-powerful role.