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Intra-elite Warfare: Oligarchs Succeed, Only the People Suffer!

On a scale not seen since the ‘great’ world depression of the 1930’s, the US political system is experiencing sharp political attacks, divisions and power grabs. Executive firings, congressional investigations, demands for impeachment, witch hunts, threats of imprisonment for ‘contempt of Congress’ and naked power struggles have shredded the façade of political unity and consensus among competing powerful US oligarchs. Continue reading Intra-elite Warfare: Oligarchs Succeed, Only the People Suffer!

Ukraine’s Oligarchs Turn on Each Other; Meet Flight MH17 Perpetrators

By Robert Parry, Global Research, March 25, 2015, Consortium News

Igor-KolomoiskyIn the never-never land of how the mainstream U.S. press covers the Ukraine crisis, the appointment last year of thuggish oligarch Igor Kolomoisky to govern one of the country’s eastern provinces was pitched as a democratic “reform” because he was supposedly too rich to bribe, without noting that his wealth had come from plundering the country’s economy.

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