Thursday, June 12, 2014

International News



The neocons must be salivating again.  Fox News agrees with them, but this time they're the only ones as we see in a piece by Jack Mirkinson at Huffpo, "Fox News Hosts Really Want The US To Attack Iraq."


And Zenon Evans at poses a question that needs answers - quickly: "Pro-Russian Separatists Are Flying the Confederate Flag. Why?"

Chile artist burns studetn debt
Contracts for Chilean student loans worth $500m go up in flames – the 'imaginative auditing' of the artist Francisco Tapia, commonly known as Papas Fritas (Fried Potatoes). Photograph: David von Blohn/REX
Razmig Keucheyan has an interesting post for those who would like to level the playing field in his article, "The French are right: tear up public debt – most of it is illegitimate anyway," subtitled, "Debt audits show that austerity is politically motivated to favour social elites. Is a new working-class internationalism in the air?"

And finally, John Queally at writes, "Bloody Legacy of US Invasion as Tattered Iraq Teeters on Edge," as "Estimated half million people have fled Mosul as Sunni militia forces expand south towards Baghdad."

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