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‘We are moving into a new, controlled society worse than old totalitarianism’ – Zizek on Google leak

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Modern censorship is more dangerous than open totalitarianism, it being concealed and incorporated in our daily routine, says Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek, commenting on the insider leak detailing Google’s news blacklist. The intellectual told RT he’s not advocating for online anarchy, comparing it to snuff movies in hardcore pornography – some regulation should be in Read More

US policy destroyed Honduras, & Honduras’ destruction created opening for Trump – Max Blumenthal

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The 2009 US-backed coup in Honduras caused the migration crisis US President Donald Trump has weaponized, creating a situation where “everybody’s making money except the Honduran people,” writer Max Blumenthal tells RT America. Honduran President Orlando Hernandez is “hated by every sector of society,” Blumenthal told RT America’s Rick Sanchez, explaining that the leader– who Read More

US policy destroyed Honduras, & Honduras’ destruction created an opening for Trump – Max Blumenthal

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The 2009 US-backed coup in Honduras caused the migration crisis US President Donald Trump has weaponized, creating a situation where “everybody’s making money except the Honduran people,” writer Max Blumenthal tells RT America. Honduran President Orlando Hernandez is “hated by every sector of society,” Blumenthal told RT America’s Rick Sanchez, explaining that the leader – Read More

‘Proof he has gone mad’ – Trump ridiculed over plan to buy Greenland

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By Rachael Kennedy, news reporter Donald Trump has reportedly expressed an interest in buying the island of Greenland – sparking a bemused reaction from Danish MPs. The US president is said to have discussed a potential purchase of the autonomous Danish territory during a private meeting with aides and advisers. But there appears to be Read More

‘Final proof he has gone mad’ – Trump ridiculed over plan to buy Greenland

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By Rachael Kennedy, news reporter Donald Trump has reportedly expressed an interest in buying the island of Greenland – sparking a bemused reaction from Danish MPs. The US president is said to have discussed a potential purchase of the autonomous Danish territory during a private meeting with aides and advisers. But there appears to be Read More

China: Hong Kong protesters ‘no different to terrorists’

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By Russell Hope, news reporter Flights have resumed at Hong Kong airport after two days of clashes between pro-democracy supporters and riot police, as China said anti-government protesters were no different to “terrorists”. Overnight, the airport’s management obtained an interim injunction “to restrain persons from unlawfully and wilfully obstructing or interfering” with airport operations. About Read More

German minister prepares law to ban plastic bags

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A carnival reveller carries part of his costume in a plastic bag after the “Rosenmontag” (Rose Monday) parade, the highlight of the annual carnival season, was called-off in Mainz, Germany, February 8, 2016. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany plans a law to ban the use of plastic bags because voluntary agreements with retailers to Read More

Death toll from India floods rises to 95, hundreds of thousands evacuated

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KOCHI/BENGALURU (Reuters) – The death toll from floods in India’s states of Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra rose to 95, official figures showed on Saturday, as heavy rain and landslides forced hundreds of thousands to evacuate their homes. Members of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) evacuate flood-affected people to a safer place, in Sangliwadi, Sangli district, Read More

Dead green turtle found with 183 pieces of plastic in its gut

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By Lucia Binding, news reporter A green turtle that washed up dead on a beach in Cyprus was found with 183 pieces of plastic in its gastrointestinal tract. The sea creature was one of 34 turtles examined in the same area by scientists from the University of Exeter and the Society for the Protection of Read More