Daily Archive: June 9, 2016

5 Ways George Orwell’s 1984 Has Come True Since It Was Published 67 Years Ago

It’s debatable whether George Orwell surmised the ominous threat of totalitarianism that inspired him to pen the dystopic vision, 1984, would extend worldwide and resurface nearly seven decades after its publication. But the novel’s apt description of a world on end have undoubtedly come to pass. Innumerable examples evidence how 1984 would better be described as a dark portent than...

Why NATO’s Growing Presence in Black Sea Won’t Change the Strategic Balance

On Tuesday, warning that the North Atlantic Alliance seems to be looking to up the ante of NATO-Russian confrontation in the Black Sea, Russian NATO envoy Alexander Grushko emphasized that the body of water will never become “NATO’s Lake.” Speaking to a leading independent Russian online newspaper, military experts explained why this is the case. Earlier this week, in an interview...

The Ringworm Scandal: When Israeli Doctors Killed Tens of Thousands of Arab Children

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMp1tef4lg4] NOTE: There are a number of readers who are either confused or reading this post sloppily, including the headline.  To clarify: there is a link to a Jonathan Cook piece at the end of this post which notes that the State of Israel irradiated both Arab Jewish and Palestinian children for ringworm.  Hence the title of this post...