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  1. Re: War by media and the triumph of propaganda

    This is one of the most important articles I have read for a long time and IMHO should be mandatory reading. For those who prefer to view/listen rather than read:


    As Pilger so...
  2. Re: Caring for relatives with Alzheimer's : the modern curse of the elderly

    This is one of the most moving threads I have ever read on this forum. Thank you everyone for sharing your very personal stories. My parents died from uterine cancer and heart disease at 64 and 57...
  3. Re: Former British Intel Operative Andrea Davison, on the run for exposing child sex abuse 19 Nov 2014

    Thanks for posting this about the SNP activist Willie MacRae. I have been following the whole affair on Exaro News but didn't know about this or had forgotten. I hope his death (probable murder)...
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    Creation of Money

    This is a topic that has been discussed ad infinitum here on PA, however, I haven't yet seen any reference to what was an important event in the UK last week. I support an organisation called...
  5. Re: Massive Bank and High Profile Resignations Across the World

    Recently read this in Rolling Stone and thought it would fit in rather well here.
    What is so depressing though no longer shocking is the government's collusion in the cover-up.
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    Poll: Re: What subject do you study the most?

    Difficult to answer because other than 'sports and physical activity' I am interested in all those topics though 'science' more than pure mathematics and 'literature' more than languages.
  7. Re: MIPIM massive Govt corruption public assets

    The MIPIM property fair: everything that is wrong with regeneration in London

    At a time when millions of Londoners need affordable housing, local authorities are knocking it down and replacing it...
  8. Re: The Odessa Massacre - What REALLY Happened

    Excellent thought provoking article by John Pilger

    In Ukraine, the US is dragging us towards war with Russia

    Washington's role in Ukraine, and its backing for the regime's neo-Nazis, has huge...
  9. Re: Charles Hugh Smith: Who Gets Thrown Under the Bus in the Next Financial Crisis?

    Thanks for posting. I have just watched the Bill Moyers interview - interesting to see something one is so aware of - though in an ill-defined sort of way - 'the deep state' being expressed on main...
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    Re: Ukraine's strategic importance

    An interesting take on the Russian mindset:

    "If thereís one story you read today, make it this one, from Politico Magazine. Itís triggered by the crisis in Ukraine, but itís been a long time...
  11. Re: Heart attack victim: 'there is an afterlife'

    I am at the moment reading Penny Sartori's 'The Wisdom of Near Death Experiences'. She spent five years as an intensive care nurse interviewing people (including children) who had had NDE's and from...
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    Re: Living Without Money

    A recent article in the Ecologist demonstrates that even living in the city with a bit of effort one can live without money:

    Maria Evrenos left her wallet at home for a week to discover that...
  13. Re: All hail old money. Wall streets value of entertainment

    Thanks for posting. I read an article on Mother Jones promoting the extract last week but forgot to follow up. Having watched the Wolf of Wall Street recently yet again I feel nauseated by the...
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    Re: Overpopulated??? Truly???

    Thanks so much for posting that. It cheered me up as I have a friend who since watching Prof. A. Bartlett has been all gloom and doom. The maths doesn't...
  15. Thread: Gardening

    by Corncrake

    Re: Gardening

    When you harvest wild garlic do you pull up the bulbs and use those, or just the greens?

    No I just use the greens and sometimes the white flowers sprinkled onto a salad. I am keen to try...
  16. Thread: Gardening

    by Corncrake

    Re: Gardening

    This is a very uplifting thread to read while waiting for spring - even though the land outside is at best waterlogged and at worst flooded. I live in a flat with a sunny south facing balcony that...
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    Re: The Dyatlov Pass Incident

    I read the pdf yesterday and found all the extra detail very interesting. The photographs and the more detailed descriptions of the characters' really brought them to life. Incredibly sad to think...
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    Re: The Dyatlov Pass Incident

    Thanks so much for posting this. I have always been intrigued by the Dyatlov Pass Incident and it is really good to get an up-date. If it was indeed an extra terrestrial visitation it as very...
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    Re: Scrap the BBC TV Licence.

    I have pondered about the pros and cons of the TV licence over the years. They certainly used to make excellent programmes as mentioned above but more recently have gone off. I mean good...
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    Re: Sink holes appearing everywhere

    There have been horrendous irregular weather events in this country recorded throughout history - storms, floods and tidal surges. These have been documented in paintings, manuscripts and...
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