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Figurative Diaspora | Gagosian Quarterly

Curated by Mark Tansey and Peter Drake of the New York Academy of Art, Figurative Diaspora presents works of “unofficial art”—subversive, non-state sanctioned art—created by five Soviet artists and five contemporary Chinese artists. PETER DRAKE “Figurative Diaspora at the New York … Continue reading

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World War III Has Begun

by Paul Craig Roberts The Third World War is currently being fought. How long before it moves into its hot stage? Washington is currently conducting economic and propaganda warfare against four members of the five bloc group of countries known … Continue reading

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BRICS Under Attack: Western Banks, Governments Launch Full-Spectrum Assault on Russia

Russia is the target of a multi-faceted, asymmetric campaign of destabilization that has employed economic, political, and psychological forms of warfare — each of which has been specifically designed to inflict maximum damage on the Kremlin. by Eric Draitser, Global Research:  … Continue reading

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Russia’s ACRA to aim at breaking monopoly as Moody’s exits

The BRICS Post | March 19, 2016 Russia’s new national Analytical Credit Rating Agency (ACRA), seen as a domestic competitor to global ratings agencies, plans to issue its first ratings this year, according to CEO, Ekaterina Trofimova. ACRA applied for a … Continue reading

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Scientists find clues to the mystery of what causes lightning

It’s well-known that lightning is an electric current—a quick, powerful burst of charge that flows within a cloud or between a cloud and the ground. But surprisingly, scientists still don’t fully understand how the initial spark forms that generates such … Continue reading

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Merkel Calls for Security Council Reform To Reflect 21st Century Realities

It is now time that the United Nations Security Council is reformed to reflect the real distribution of power across the world in the 21st century, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday. “We need a new method of work … Continue reading

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Humanitarian Imperialism: The New Doctrine of Imperial Right

Jean Bricmont’s concept “humanitarian imperialism” succinctly captures a dilemma that has faced Western leaders and the Western intellectual community since the collapse of the Soviet Union. From the origins of the Cold War, there was a reflexive justification for every … Continue reading

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7 Innocent South African Gestures That Can Get You Killed Overseas

Like the saying goes “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure”. The same goes for some of the loved South African gestures insinuating an entire different thing, leading your genitalia in the direction of a guillotine. For preventative measures, we’ve made a list … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Science-Based Life:
Enter Anatoli Bugorski… As a researcher at the Institute for High Energy Physics in Protvino, Bugorski used to work with the largest Soviet particle accelerator, the U-70 synchrotron.[2] On July 13, 1978, Bugorski was checking…

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