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Sat, 25/02/2023 - 08:49

By John Kiriakou / Original to ScheerPost I was very fortunate to have been able to travel to Cuba a week ago as part of a delegation of American authors, poets, and writers to participate in the 31st annual International Book Festival.  The Cubans included my first book, The Reluctant Spy: My Secret Life in […]

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Thu, 23/02/2023 - 21:59

By Ellen Brown / Original to ScheerPost Financial podcasts have been featuring ominous headlines lately along the lines of “Your Bank Can Legally Seize Your Money” and “Banks Can STEAL Your Money?! Here’s How!” The reference is to “bail-ins:” the provision under the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act allowing Systemically Important Financial Institutions (SIFIs, basically the biggest […]

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Thu, 23/02/2023 - 04:11

By Blake Fleetwood / Original to ScheerPost The U.S. suffered worldwide embarrassment in the last two weeks while the American media and  Republican and Democratic politicians hyperventilated over four UFO balloons that turned out to be harmless. At first the military wanted to keep everything about the Chinese balloon flight completely secret, but they were […]

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Wed, 15/02/2023 - 21:59

By Jim Mamer / Original to ScheerPost Paranoia strikes deep Into your life it will creep It starts when you’re always afraid You step out of line, the man come and take you away  Buffalo Springfield “Somethings Happening Here” (1966) Paranoia may be the major ingredient in American Exceptionalism. Where else can a kid grow up in security […]

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Tue, 14/02/2023 - 21:59

By Patrick Lawrence / Original to ScheerPost Look, it is one thing for reporters and line editors to abandon the fundamental principle of objectivity as they hurl their hatchets at those who provoke their prejudices—Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump, this, that or the other governor or senator, this, that, or the other dissident. It is greatly, […]

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