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Breakthrough On The Niger Documents?
By : Larry C Johnson - Sunday July 9, 2006
Breakthrough On The Niger Documents? By Larry C Johnson Friday, 07 July 2006 at 18:35 The defeat of Silvio Berlusconi and the election of Silvio Prodi has changed the political dynamics in Italy and opened a door that may lead to some significant progress in identifying the origin of the fraudulent Niger documents. Phil Giraldi, a retired CIA intelligence officer and longtime Italy hand, penned the following analysis (and has kindly given me permission to post here): The arrest of two (...)
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Diabetes and depleted uranium - Italian embassy refuses visa
By : Bob Nichols - Monday July 3, 2006
June 29, 2006 - "You are not being truthful about the purpose of your visit to Italy. What is your interest in diabetes and depleted uranium?" the Italian consul in Bombay demanded to know. "I am just traveling to Italy to meet with Leuren Moret," the famous Indian doctor answered. Leuren Moret recounted the episode in an interview June 29, 2006. She said, "The doctor had never mentioned either diabetes or depleted uranium." The Italian government official was grilling one of the leading (...)
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IMMIGRATING TO EUROPE: Italy May Loosen its Borders
By : Italy - Sunday May 28, 2006
A left-wing minister just appointed by Prime Minister Romano Prodi has outraged his opponents with a plan to legalize any foreigner in Italy with a job. The dust-up recalls a recent controversy in the US over "amnesty" for illegal aliens. First it was the United States that began wrestling with how to deal with a ballooning illegal immigrant population. Next came Spain, as would-be African immigrants have begun targeting the Canary Islands off the west coast of Africa as a possible new (...)
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Blair in Rome: PRODI PROVOKES THE ANTI-WAR MOVEMENT
By : AmigaPhil - Saturday May 27, 2006
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WE DON’T WANT BLAIR IN ROME In these days we have repeatedly asked the [Romano] Prodi government to abolish the obscene war parade of June 2. Why should the Holiday of the Republic be celebrated with lethal weapons and units of the occupation troops of Iraq and Afghanistan? Why not transform it into a holiday for everyone, eliminating the military presence? No answer: the parade has been confirmed. We have then asked the new president of the House, Bertinotti [Fausto Bertinotti, (...)
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Italian Communists Move Beyond Communism
By : Il Manifesto - Monday May 1, 2006
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Il Manifesto Fausto Bertinotti, Secretary of the Italian Communist Refoundation Party (PRC), talks to Valentino Parlato, founding editor of the Communist daily Il Manifesto, about the challenges facing the next center-left government, the challenges to Marxist orthodoxy posed by the powerful rise of democratic mass movements, and the development of the Party of the European Left, a project which Bertinotti is leading in Italy. (Translated by Vittorio Longhi) These days much has been said (...)
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Italian Court Confirms Prodi’s Victory
By : Rome - Wednesday April 19, 2006
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A top Italian court Wednesday confirmed the slim electoral victory of center-left economist Romano Prodi over Premier Silvio Berlusconi, according to Italian television. Italian Sky TV news said the Court of Cassation confirmed the result after reviewing 5,200 ballots that were not immediately included in the overall count because they were unclear. The court said an official announcement about the review would not be made until later Wednesday. Prodi said he would not comment until the (...)
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General Election in Italy 2006: Great success for the Partito della Rifondazione Comunista in Italy!
By : Rome - Wednesday April 12, 2006
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Information on General Election in Italy 2006 The result of our party is excellent: Rifondazione has increased its votes everywhere, both in percentage and in absolute votes: from 5% achieved at the 2001 election to 5.8% at the Chamber of Deputies or lower house (from 1,867,712 votes to 2,229,604) and 7.4% at the Senate, the upper house (from 1,707,175 to 2,518,624). 41 MPs will represent our party at the lower house (instead of 11) and 27 senators at the Senate (instead of 3). This is (...)
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Billionaire Thailand PM gives Satan Sign before phony election
By : Sebastien Berger - Sunday April 2, 2006
Is the Thai PM telling the world that he is a satan worshipper? Thailand’s prime minister has a giant fortune, a loving and grateful family and the adoration of some, if not all, of his public. To that list he can now add what might appear every politician’s dream: an election without an opposition. Thaksin Shinawatra stands tomorrow in a poll in which his party’s only company on the ballot paper will be a list of fringe groups and "None of the Above" - the box that (...)
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Berlusconi: "Italy is for White people only"
By : Solve et Coagula - Thursday March 30, 2006
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Berlusconi Warns Against Multiculturalism By ALESSANDRA RIZZO, Associated Press Writer Tue Mar 28, 10:04 AM ROME - Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said he does not want Italy to become a multiethnic, multicultural country, drawing plaudits from a right-wing ally and criticism from center-left opponents. Berlusconi, a conservative, faces a stiff challenge in next month’s national election, with opinion polls putting him behind his opponent, former premier Romano Prodi. (...)
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Benito Mussolini: What is Fascism, 1932
By : Il Duce - Tuesday March 28, 2006
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This text is part of the Internet Modern History Sourcebook. The Sourcebook is a collection of public domain and copy-permitted texts for introductory level classes in modern European and World history. Benito Mussolini (1883-1945) over the course of his lifetime went from Socialism - he was editor of Avanti, a socialist newspaper - to the leadership of a new political movement called "fascism" [after "fasces", the symbol of bound sticks used a totem of power in ancient Rome]. Mussolini (...)
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Tutto sulle elezioni politiche del 9 aprile 2006 CIRCOSCRIZIONE ESTERO
By : Unione Estero - Sunday March 5, 2006
VOTO ALL’ESTERO: TRE DATE IMPORTANTI A ciascun elettore residente all’estero e iscritto all’Aire(Anagrafe dei cittadini italiani residenti all’estero), - che non abbia optato per il voto in Italia -, il Consolato competente invia per posta, entro il 22 marzo, un PLICO contenente: un foglio informativo che spiega come votare, il certificato elettorale, la scheda elettorale (due per chi, avendo compiuto 25 anni, può votare anche per il Senato), una busta completamente (...)
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The true horror of Benghazi
By : Gennaro Carotenuto - Wednesday March 1, 2006
by Gennaro Carotenuto Translated from Italian into English by Mary Rizzo, member of Tlaxcala, the network of translators for linguistic diversity (www.tlaxcala.es). This translation is Copyleft The police of the Libyan dictatorship of Muammar Gheddafi massacred ten persons yesterday in Benghazi. Yes, for sure, that Calderoli is a piece of shit , but is it ever possible that no one criticises Gheddafi and his police anymore? We are living in a horrifying moment for the media, for (...)
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The Italian leader is not fit to hold high office, and activists worldwide should join to ensure his election defeat
By : Tristram Hunt - Tuesday February 7, 2006
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A Berlusconi victory would be as damaging as was Bush’s by Tristram Hunt In typically vulgar style, Silvio Berlusconi committed himself last week to sexual abstinence until the Italian general election on April 9. Unfortunately, Mrs Berlusconi’s well-earned break promises to come at the expense of European politics. For a determined Berlusconi could well win himself another term in office. Some 15 months ago the global progressive community headed to America in a forlorn (...)
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Fascism as it was in Italy
By : Will Cappa - Thursday February 2, 2006
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My wife was born in Italy,and grew up attending school with Mussolini’s daughter. Members of her family had different opinions about the government, but dissention was tolerated. None of the anti government voices were silenced. Nobody was beaten or kicked with jackboots. I point this out because of the Cindy Sheehan controversy. My wife assures me that many citizens of Italy during WW II were opposed to losing their sons in war, and speaking out was not considered a crime. IF (...)
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Deliberate birth of an activist: Fo runs for mayor in Milan
By : Richard Owen - Monday January 23, 2006
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by Richard Owen in Milan OUTSIDERS, says Dario Fo, think of Milan in terms of fashion and style, "but the people who run the city have neither elegance nor moral values. This used to be a city in which engineers, architects and artists all thrived." That’s why Italy’s finance and fashion capital could soon find as its mayor the Nobel prize-winning playwright, a man with a reputation as an anarchic clown and a merciless, sharp-tongued satirist of the rich and powerful. At his (...)
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Opera downsizes as Italy’s divas go on hunger strike
By : Barbara McMahon - Monday November 14, 2005
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Singers and staff take drastic action in protest at budget cuts by Barbara McMahon in Rome Opera lovers in Italy this season may notice something different about the performers. Many of them are looking distinctly svelte after going on hunger strike to protest about proposed cuts to the country’s arts budget. Living on only water, fruit juice and coffee, singers’ weights have shrunk. Barbara Vignudelli, a soprano at the famed La Scala opera house in Milan, has had no solid (...)
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BOOK ON CIA’s SECRET JAILS: "Operation Hotel California" by Guido Olimpio
By : Clayton Hallmark - Sunday November 6, 2005
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The first book-length expose of CIA kidnappings and prisons — two of the greatest evils in the Bush government, and the world — by the Italian investigative journalist Guido Olimpio is here, and it’s new and as current as todays news stories about secret jails the CIA runs! The book is a must-read for anyone wanting to know about the CIA’s practice of "rendition": kidnapping people and transporting them to places like Egypt for torture. It’s an extremely (...)
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Kucinich Demands IG Investigation Into FBI’s Handling Of Investigation Into Forged Niger Documents
By : press release - Saturday November 5, 2005
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FBI Drops Investigation Just As Italians Make A Potential Break In The Case; Kucinich Sends Department Of Justice A Letter Demanding Investigation WASHINGTON - November 4 - Congressman Dennis J. Kucinich (D-OH) today sent a letter to the Department of Justice Inspector General (IG), Glenn A. Fine, demanding an IG investigation of the FBI’s handling of the situation. The letter, sent today, states: Dear Inspector General Fine: I am greatly dismayed to learn that without answering (...)
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The life and death of Pier Paolo Pasolini
By : Geoff Andrews - Wednesday November 2, 2005
The career and achievement of the filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini is being celebrated thirty years after his brutal murder, but the political controversy surrounding his death haunts Italy still. by Geoff Andrews In the early hours of 2 November 1975, the body of Pier Paolo Pasolini - writer, poet, film director and one of Italy’s leading intellectuals - was found on wasteland in Ostia, just outside Rome. Several hours later, Pino “The Frog” Pelosi, a 17-year-old male (...)
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Prodi Wins Italy Primary, Faces Berlusconi
By : Rome - Monday October 17, 2005
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Former Premier Prodi Wins Italian Primary, Will Face Berlusconi in Next Year’s Election By ALESSANDRA RIZZO Former Italian premier Romano Prodi won a sweeping victory in a nationwide primary, according to near-final results released Monday, and will challenge conservative Premier Silvio Berlusconi in next year’s election. The results showed Prodi, the center-left candidate who also is a former European Commission president, won 74.4 percent of the vote. More than 99 percent (...)
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I, European citizen, won’t let refugees be rejected in my name
Thursday 10 March
©Olivier Jobard/Myop I, European citizen, won’t let refugees be rejected in my name THE RIGHT TO ASYLUM IS A RIGHT In the phrase « right to asylum », every word matters. Under the law, every person who is persecuted because of his or her political opinions or because of his or her identity, every person that is endangered by violence, war or misery has a RIGHT to seek asylum in another country The aim of this petition is to collect (...)
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Neo-Nazis and far-right protesters in Ukraine 3 live-stream
Friday 24 January
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The far-right in Ukraine are acting as the vanguard of a protest movement that is being reported as pro-democracy. The situation on the ground is not as simple as pro-EU and trade versus pro-Putin and Russian hegemony in the region. When US Senator John McCain dined with Ukraine’s opposition leaders in December, he shared a table and later a stage with the leader of the extreme far-right Svoboda party Oleh Tyahnybok. This is Oleh Tyahnybok, he has claimed a "Moscow-Jewish mafia" (...)
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Hugo Chavez is dead (video live)
Wednesday 6 March
by : Collective BELLACIAO
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International initiative to stop the war in Syria Yes to democracy, no to foreign intervention!
Thursday 13 December
Your support here: http://www.peaceinsyria.org/support.php We, the undersigned, who are part of an international civil society increasingly worried about the awful bloodshed of the Syrian people, are supporting a political initiative based on the results of a fact-finding mission which some of our colleagues undertook to Beirut and Damascus in September 2012. This initiative consists in calling for a delegation of highranking personalities and public figures to go to Syria in order to (...)
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THE KU KLUX KLAN ONCE AGAIN CONTROLS INDIANA
Monday 12 November
by : David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Ru
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At first glance, the results of America’s 2012 election appear to be a triumph for social, racial, and economic justice and progress in the United States: California voters passed a proposition requiring the rich to shoulder their fair share of the tax burden; Two states, Colorado and Washington, legalized the recreational use of marijuana, while Massachusetts approved the use of marijuana for medical purposes; Washington and two other states, Maine and Maryland, legalized same-sex (...)
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I’VE DECIDED TO "WASTE" MY VOTE
Sunday 28 October
by : David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Ru
In a 2004 episode of Comedy Central’s animated series South Park, an election was held to determine whether the new mascot for the town’s elementary school would be a “giant douche” or a “turd sandwich.” Confronted with these two equally unpalatable choices, one child, Stan Marsh, refused to vote at all, which resulted in his ostracization and subsequent banishment from the town. Although this satirical vulgarity was intended as a commentary on the two (...)
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HIGHER EDUCATION IN AMERICA: DREAM OR NIGHTMARE? PART IV
Friday 28 September
by : David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Ru
PART I PART II PART III If there is one major inconsistency in life, it is that young people who know little more than family, friends and school are suddenly, at the age of eighteen, supposed to decide what they want to do for the rest of their lives. Unfortunately, because of their limited life experiences, the illusions they have about certain occupations do not always comport to the realities. I discovered this the first time I went to college. About a year into my studies, I (...)
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HIGHER EDUCATION IN AMERICA: DREAM OR NIGHTMARE? PART III
Friday 28 September
by : David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Ru
PART I PART II PART IV Disillusioned with the machinations of so-called “traditional” colleges, I became an adjunct instructor at several “for-profit” colleges. Thanks largely to the power and pervasiveness of the Internet, “for-profit” colleges (hereinafter for-profits) have become a growing phenomenon in America. They have also been the subject of much political debate and the focus of a Frontline special entitled College Inc. Unlike traditional (...)
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HIGHER EDUCATION IN AMERICA: DREAM OR NIGHTMARE? PART II
Friday 28 September
by : David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Ru
PART I PART III PART IV Several years ago, a young lady came into the college where I was teaching to inquire about a full-time instructor’s position in the sociology department. She was advised that only adjunct positions were available. Her response was, “No thanks. Once an adjunct, always an adjunct.” Her words still echo in my mind. Even as colleges and universities raise their tuition costs, they are relying more and more on adjunct instructors. Adjuncts are (...)
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HIGHER EDUCATION IN AMERICA: DREAM OR NIGHTMARE? PART I
Friday 28 September
by : David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Ru
PART II PART III PART IV When The Bill of Rights was added to the United States Constitution over two hundred years ago, Americans were blessed with many rights considered to be “fundamental.” One conspicuously missing, however, was the right to an education. This was not surprising given the tenor of the times. America was primarily an agrarian culture, and education, especially higher education, was viewed as a privilege reserved for the children of the rich and (...)
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ONE SOLITARY LIFE, PART TWO
Monday 30 July
by : David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Ru
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If there is one universal question that haunts all human beings at some point in their lives, it is, “Why do we die?” Death, after all, is the great illogic. It ultimately claims all, the rich and the poor, the mighty and the small, the good and the evil. Death also has the capability to make most human pursuits—such as the quest for wealth, fame and power—vacuous and fleeting. Given this reality, I have often wondered why so many people are still willing to (...)
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HOW MUCH CORRUPTION CAN DEMOCRACY ENDURE?
Thursday 28 June
by : David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Ru
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How much corruption can a “democracy” endure before it ceases to be a democracy? If five venal, mendacious, duplicitous, amoral, biased and (dare I say it) satanic Supreme Court “justices”—John Roberts, Samuel Alito, Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas and Anthony Kennedy—have their way, America will soon find out. In several previous articles for Pravda.Ru, I have consistently warned how the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision is one of the (...)
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DEMOCRACY IN THE HANDS OF IDIOTS, PART TWO
Tuesday 12 June
by : David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Ru
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Imagine, if you will, that the United States government passes a law banning advertisers from sponsoring commercials on Rush Limbaugh’s radio show or Rupert Murdoch’s Fox (Faux) “News” Network. On one hand, there would be two decided advantages to this ban: The National IQ would undoubtedly increase several percentage points, and manipulative pseudo-journalists would no longer be able to appeal to the basest instincts in human nature for ratings and profit while (...)
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DEMOCRACY IN THE HANDS OF IDIOTS
Thursday 7 June
by : David R. Hoffman, Pravda.Ru Legal Editor
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LIVE, from the State that brought you Senator Joseph McCarthy, Wisconsin voters now proudly present, fresh from his recall election victory, Governor Scott Walker! At first glance, it is almost unfathomable that anyone with a modicum of intelligence would have voted to retain Scott Walker as Wisconsin’s governor. This, after all, is a man who openly declared he is trying to destroy the rights of workers through a “divide and conquer” strategy; who received 61% of the (...)
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PEOPLE WITHOUT SOULS
Tuesday 13 March
by : David R. Hoffman, Legal Editor of Pravda.Ru
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A question I’ve frequently been asked since I began writing for Pravda.Ru in 2003 is, “Why did you become disillusioned with the practice of law?” This question is understandable, particularly since, in most people’s minds, being an attorney is synonymous with wealth and political power. I’ve always been reluctant to answer this question for fear it will discourage conscientious and ethical people from pursuing careers in the legal profession—a (...)
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