Drugs, Diamonds, Minerals, People: Smugging Through Open Borders Is the Life Blood of Rebellions

Here is a table (one of many) from an interesting retrospective dataset on how insurgencies are financed. The really successful insurgencies have a good economic base. This list is obviously incomplete but is a good sampling. The line between organzied crime and rebellion is also very thin. The closer a group is to the wealthy […]

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Trump’s Israel-Palestine Plan: Some Speculation

What is the Trump plan for the Israel-Palestine crisis? Trump keeps his plans pretty quiet, surrounded as he is by wretched traitors and the corrupt agents of Obama-Clinton. However, having followed the region very closely, I think elements of a trump “Peace Plan” are this: First, refugees will be nationalized and the refugee camps abolished. […]

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No Christians at all among 1,112 Syrian refugees resettled in the UK this year

From the Barnabas Fund 3 July 2018 In response to a Freedom of Information request from Barnabas Fund, the UK Home Office have just released figures on Syrian refugees resettled in the UK for the first quarter of this year (1 January–31 March 2018). Appalling as previous figures were, these are much worse. The UN […]

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Public Housing: Where Revolutionaries Live

Here is a short twitter stream from a Danish Maoist. She mourns the lack of Danish Maoists and hopes to recruit Muslims in the public housing projects,. (Social housing for Brits.) She denounces the Danish bourgeoise for privatizing public housing as a way to defuse revolutionary potential. Public housing has long been a stronghold of […]

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NYT: Fake News, Gaza

[summary] “Pompeo Supports Israelis On Gaza”, in New York Times, May 1, 2018. p. A25. In Jordan, when asked by Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, Pompeo expressed support for the Israeli response to protests inside Gaza along the border fence. The New York Times states the total number of Palestinian casualties in Gaza [March For […]

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