Putin hails increase of Russia’s arms sales abroad

Russia’s president Vladimir Putin said on 16 December that the country’s arms shipments increased to $13 billion in 2019, exceeding last year’s number by $2 billion. “Despite sanctions and unfair competition, Russia’s position in the global arms market is getting stronger,” Putin said at a meeting of the Russian Commission on military-technical cooperation with foreign […]

The Nuclear Option: Comey Proves Only ‘The Experts’ Dumb Enough to Believe in Steele Dossier

“Facts really do matter.” — Former FBI Director James B. Comey, April 26, 2018 President Trump is a stooge of Russia, a puppet of Vladimir Putin, we have been told from the beginning. He is a morally unhinged reprobate unworthy of the White House. You didn’t just hear this from anonymous bots in the sewer of Twitter or […]

James defends controversial cash cow, a tax geared to beef up rentals

Finance Minister Carole James was unable to provide rental numbers, but the NDP’s controversial speculation and vacancy tax is expected to swell the provincial treasury by $185 million a year, or more than half a billion dollars over the three-year fiscal plan. Don Craig VICTORIA — With the NDP approaching the second anniversary of its […]

UK wing of Bangladesh’s ruling party appear to be campaigning for Labour candidate – Channel 4 News

Should a British parliamentary candidate receive campaign support from an organisation linked to an oppressive foreign government? Questions are being asked about an operation to support  Labour’s candidate in Hampstead and Kilburn in north London. Tulip Siddiq is the niece of the Bangladeshi Prime Minister, whose government is accused of serious human rights violations. Channel […]

Michael Bloomberg Deeply Unpopular After Entering 2020 Race

A newly-released poll shows billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is deeply unpopular with registered voters after jumping into the crowded 2020 Democrat primary field. A Monmouth University poll released Tuesday found voters react to Bloomberg twice as negatively than they do positively — 54 percent unfavorable and 26 percent favorable — signaling that […]

It’s a myth that Labour has lost the working class | Ash Sarkar | Opinion

If you were to go by British political programming, there’s only one kind of battleground that matters in this general election. Forget about Liberal Democrat/Conservative marginals in the south-west (snoozefest), don’t worry your pretty little head about the SNP, and who gives a stuff about Northern Ireland when their MPs aren’t propping up an English […]

Karabakh conflict painful for Europe must be resolved

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Dec. 9 Trend: OSCE has great potential in resolving the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, but political leaders must demonstrate their will, President of the OSCE PA George Tsereteli said, Trend reports Dec. 9. Tsereteli noted that discussions on resolving the conflict and meetings held between political leaders are very important and, in the first […]

Trump: Some ‘Great’ American Jews ‘Don’t Love Israel Enough’

He vowed tough action on Iran, saying U.S. sanctions have crippled the nation’s economy. He also took a shot at predecessor Barack Obama’s administration, saying, “I don’t think they liked Israel too much.” He said the U.S. Israeli-American relationship is now “stronger than ever before,” but work needs to be done to get Americans “to […]