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Lavrov: Russia hopes no one in US trying to shield terrorists in Syria

Ozmic World News ® - 16 September, 2016 - 16:07

Preview The US is stalling on its promise to separate moderate rebel groups in Syria from terrorists, who are not subject to a shaky ceasefire and are a legitimate target for Russia and Damascus, the Russian foreign minister said.
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Source: https://www.rt.com/news/359565-us-delay-syria-truce/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=r...
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Committee welcomes probe into deaths of psychiatric patients

SA Politics - 16 September, 2016 - 16:06
Spokesperson says every decision made must have as its central pillar the delivery of quality care for patients

Americans’ Trust in Mass Media Plunges to Record Low, Gallup Poll

Ozmic World News ® - 16 September, 2016 - 16:05

In yesterday’s post, The Death of Mainstream Media, I noted:
At the end of the day, I have concluded that my focus on Hillary as of late (vs. Trump) has as much to with my disgust for the mainstream media…

Source: http://www.globalresearch.ca/americans-trust-in-mass-media-plunges-to-record-low...
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Must See Video: Fake Ceasefire in Syria, “Hidden Military Agendas” behind US-Russia Diplomacy

Ozmic World News ® - 16 September, 2016 - 16:03

On September 9, the United States and Russia announced a fresh Syrian ceasefire agreement. Some media already said that they agreed to a joint plan for ending the war in the Arab country. However, until the official text of agreement…

Source: http://www.globalresearch.ca/must-see-video-fake-ceasefire-in-syria-hidden-milit...
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SARS 'rogue unit' saga is about to get interesting

SA Politics - 16 September, 2016 - 16:02
Book about unit, written by inside man, to go on sale

PRASA deal's European 'BEE' partner, arms deal links

SA Politics - 16 September, 2016 - 15:59
Swizz consulting firm may have received at least R4m thanks to bizarre BEE stake in PRASA

PM Theresa May doesn’t know what she’s doing on Brexit - Alex Salmond to RT (VIDEO)

Ozmic World News ® - 16 September, 2016 - 15:58

Preview New British Prime Minister Theresa May has no idea what she’s going to do about Brexit, otherwise she would have told us already, the former Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Alex Salmond told RT.

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Source: https://www.rt.com/uk/359562-salmond-may-brexit-scotland/?utm_source=rss&utm_med...
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UCT suspends classes as student protests spread

SA Politics - 16 September, 2016 - 15:57
Library and 24/7 study area also closed

Manyi, Mngxitama don't represent 'black agenda' – Pityana

SA Politics - 16 September, 2016 - 15:55
They only interested in advancing Gupta's interests, says long-serving ANC member

Ethnic Cleansing in Palestine

Ozmic World News ® - 16 September, 2016 - 15:54

Ilan Pappé is a historian, socialist activist, professor at the University of Exeter, and supporter of the Campaign for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS). Of Israeli origin, he is a world-renowned scholar on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and has written numerous…

Source: http://www.globalresearch.ca/ethnic-cleansing-in-palestine/5545952
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Assad’s Death Warrant

Ozmic World News ® - 16 September, 2016 - 15:52

Secret cables and reports by the U.S., Saudi and Israeli intelligence agencies indicate that the moment Assad rejected the Qatari pipeline, military and intelligence planners quickly arrived at the consensus that fomenting a Sunni uprising in Syria to overthrow the…

Source: http://www.globalresearch.ca/assads-death-warrant/5545912
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Deadly Radioactive Dust and Dying Children: US-NATO Use of Depleted Uranium (DU) Ammunition

Ozmic World News ® - 16 September, 2016 - 15:51

The fate of Frieder Wagner is a peculiar example of what happens when you stand up to the establishment’s injustice. A notable director who won the prestigious German Grimme Award, responsible for numerous documentaries for the ARD and ZDF channels,…

Source: http://www.globalresearch.ca/deadly-radioactive-dust-and-dying-children-us-nato-...
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Nendo shows 50 Manga Chairs within light installation at New York's Friedman Benda

archiWEB 3.0 - 16 September, 2016 - 15:46

Nendo has taken its collection of chairs based on Japanese manga comics to New York, where they are on show as part of a light installation at Friedman Benda gallery (+ movie). (more…)

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US Renews Sanctions and Keeps Blockade on Cuba

Ozmic World News ® - 16 September, 2016 - 15:44

U.S. President Barack Obama renewed on Tuesday for another year the Trading with the Enemy Act, extending the economic blockade originally imposed on Cuba more than 50 years ago.
“I hereby determine that the continuation for one year of the…

Source: http://www.globalresearch.ca/us-renews-sanctions-and-keeps-blockade-on-cuba/5545...
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“Stop Supporting Terrorists in Syria”: Netflix and “White Helmets” (Fake NGO), “Hand in Hand with Al Qaeda”

Ozmic World News ® - 16 September, 2016 - 15:43

Has Netflix revealed itself to be another deep state conscript? The recent Syria White Helmet promotional movie has caused uproar among people awakened to the US, UK state and intelligence agency involvement in this pseudo ‘first responder’ faux NGO outfit…

Source: http://www.globalresearch.ca/stop-supporting-terrorists-in-syria-netflix-and-whi...
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William Cowper: In every heart are sown the sparks that kindle fiery war

Ozmic World News ® - 16 September, 2016 - 15:41

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Anti-war essays, poems, short stories and literary excerpts

British writers on peace and war

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William Cowper
From The Task

Great princes have great playthings. Some have play’d
At hewing mountains into men, and some
At building human wonders mountain high.
Some have amused the dull sad years of life
(Life spent in indolence, and therefore sad)
With schemes of monumental fame; and sought
By pyramids and mausolean pomp,
Short-lived themselves, to immortalize their bones.
Some seek diversion in the tented field,
And make the sorrows of mankind their sport.
But war’s a game which, were their subjects wise,
Kings would not play at. Nations would do well
To extort their truncheons from the puny hands
Of heroes, whose infirm and baby minds
Are gratified with mischief, and who spoil,
Because men suffer it, their toy, the World.

When Babel was confounded, and the great
Confederacy of projectors wild and vain
Was split into diversity of tongues,
Then, as a shepherd separates his flock,
These to the upland, to the valley those,
God drave asunder, and assign’d their lot
To all the nations. Ample was the boon
He gave them, in its distribution fair
And equal; and he bade them dwell in peace.
Peace was awhile their care: they plough’d, and sow’d,
And reap’d their plenty without grudge or strife,
But violence can never longer sleep
Than human passions please. In every heart
Are sown the sparks that kindle fiery war;
Occasion needs but fan them, and they blaze.
Cain had already shed a brother’s blood;
The deluge wash’d it out; but left unquench’d
The seeds of murder in the breast of man.
Soon by a righteous judgment in the line
Of his descending progeny was found
The first artificer of death; the shrewd
Contriver, who first sweated at the forge,
And forced the blunt and yet unbloodied steel
To a keen edge, and made it bright for war.
Him, Tubal named, the Vulcan of old times,
The sword and falchion their inventor claim;
And the first smith was the first murderer’s son.
His art survived the waters; and ere long,
When man was multiplied and spread abroad
In tribes and clans, and had begun to call
These meadows and that range of hills his own,
The tasted sweets of property begat
Desire of more: and industry in some,
To improve and cultivate their just demesne,
Made others covet what they saw so fair.
Thus war began on earth; these fought for spoil,
And those in self-defence. Savage at first
The onset, and irregular. At length
One eminent above the rest for strength,
For stratagem, or courage, or for all,
Was chosen leader; him they served in war,
And him in peace, for sake of warlike deeds,
Reverenced no less. Who could with him compare?
Or who so worthy to control themselves,
As he, whose prowess had subdued their foes?
Thus war, affording field for the display
Of virtue, made one chief, whom times of peace,
Which have their exigencies too, and call
For skill in government, at length made king.
King was a name too proud for man to wear
With modesty and meekness; and the crown,
So dazzling in their eyes who set it on,
Was sure to intoxicate the brows it bound.

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He deems a thousand, or ten thousand lives,
Spent in the purchase of renown for him,
An easy reckoning; and they think the same.
Thus kings were first invented, and thus kings
Were burnish’d into heroes, and became
The arbiters of this terraqueous swamp…

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Should be a despot absolute, and boast
Himself the only freeman of his land?
Should, when he pleases, and on whom he will,
Wage war, with any or with no pretence
Of provocation given, or wrong sustain’d,
And force the beggarly last doit, by means
That his own humour dictates, from the clutch
Of poverty, that thus he may procure
His thousands, weary of penurious life,
A splendid opportunity to die?

Source: https://rickrozoff.wordpress.com/2016/09/16/william-cowper-in-every-heart-are-so...
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“Democratic Education at Cal” (DeCal): The University of California at Berkeley Bans a Course on Palestine Following “Political Pressure” from pro-Israel Organizations

Ozmic World News ® - 16 September, 2016 - 15:36

Suspending a course in the middle of a semester is one of the most serious actions a university can take. On Sept. 13, Dean Carla Hesse of the University of California at Berkeley did exactly that to a student-taught DeCal…

Source: http://www.globalresearch.ca/democratic-education-at-cal-decal-the-university-of...
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Historical Injustices and the Dakota Pipeline: Law Is to Justice as Treaties Are to Native Americans

Ozmic World News ® - 16 September, 2016 - 15:29

“Since the founding of this nation, the United States’ relationship with the Indian tribes has been contentious and tragic. America’s expansionist impulse in its formative years led to the removal and relocation of many tribes, often by treaty but also…

Source: http://www.globalresearch.ca/historical-injustices-and-the-dakota-pipeline-law-i...
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Work done by business, labour and govt to boost economy, encouraging– Zuma

SA Politics - 16 September, 2016 - 15:26
President appeals to everyone to refrain from making public statements that promote negative narrative about country that jeopardise job creation

Israeli Crimes against Humanity: Remembering the Sabra and Shatila Massacre

Ozmic World News ® - 16 September, 2016 - 15:25

Commemorating Sabra and Shatila .This article was first published in 2012
On September 16, 1982, Christian Lebanese militiamen allied to Israel entered the Palestinian refugee camp of Shatila and the adjacent neighborhood of Sabra in Beirut under the watch of…

Source: http://www.globalresearch.ca/israeli-crimes-against-humanity-remembering-the-sab...
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