Syria: The New Terra Nullius

SYRIA, seat of an Islamic Caliphate. Syria, site of the Middle East’s newest liberal democracy. Syria, socialist paradise. Syria, a corrupt and murderous dictatorship that practices genocide. Syria, a failed state. Syria a state that is too strong. Syria, soon to be partitioned into ethnic enclaves. Syria, a pawn of Iran. Syria, a tool of …

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A Review of Russiagate, its Propaganda and Hysteria

This important and thorough dossier of articles, research, and evidence dismantling the liberal-imperialist myth of "Russiagate" - the idea that Trump is a foreign agent of Russia - was originally compiled by Lary Kummer, editor of Fabius Maximus. We at Peripheral Thought are extremely appreciative of Kummer's work compiling this impressive collection, though we of …

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No Country for Poor Men: The Globalization Project and its Consequences

“Debt… is a cleverly managed reconquering of Africa.” – Thomas Sankara https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSJvvMlAUwk In the 1980s, on the tail-end of growing south-south unity and economic development, the world was plunged into an international debt crisis which threatened the sustainability of the capitalist world-system. The political decisions enacted to adjust the global economy ushered in neo-liberalism and …

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90 Miles free from Empire: A Tribute to Fidel Castro and the Cuban People

“It is with deep sorrow that I learned today of the death of Cuba’s longest serving President. Fidel Castro was a larger than life leader who served his people for almost half a century. A legendary revolutionary and orator, Mr. Castro made significant improvements to the education and healthcare of his island nation. While a …

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Liberal Antiwar Activism is the Problem

by Vincent Emanuele, writer for teleSUR English and  Michigan City, Indiana resident. He can be reached at vincent.emanuele333@gmail.com I have reproduced Vincent's compelling poelmic, which appeared on CounterPunch and Wrong Kind of Green in full here:  “Liberalism itself has failed, and for a pretty good reason. It has been too often compromised by the people who represented …

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