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Nuit Debout: Dawn of a Revolution?

Nuit Debout: Dawn of a Revolution?

By Gilbert Mercier and Dady Chery Some call it a phenomenon, others compare it to the failed 2011 Occupy movement, but Nuit Debout has taken the largely discredited French political class, from across the bogus standard left to the far right, by surprise. Sociologically, it should not be a surprise at all. The backdrop is a [...]

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Imperial Elections

Imperial Elections

By Gilbert Mercier and Dady Chery It was her turn. Somewhere a few wise men had decided this. The only problem was a logistical one. It was the perennial dilemma of legitimizing and celebrating this choice with a staged plebiscite. In a lame-duck season, inciting wars, chasing bogeymen, aiming at fake targets, and making victory [...]

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In Orwellian Times a Clown Wants to Be Emperor

In Orwellian Times a Clown Wants to Be Emperor

Interview of Gilbert Mercier with Utrice Leid March 7, 2016 Donald Trump, the frontrunner among Republican candidates in the 2016 United States presidential race, has an admirer in Jean-Marie Le Pen, founder of the far-right, trenchantly racist National Front party in France. Gilbert Mercier, Editor-in-Chief of News Junkie Post and author of The Orwellian Empire draws [...]

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The Fake Left

The Fake Left

By Dady Chery and Gilbert Mercier All writers with a desire to rattle people out of their torpor occasionally wonder if it is worthwhile to continue to try to raise their voices over the din of lies and distractions. More and more for us, such thoughts are occasioned, not by the mainstream, which predictably treats [...]

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Haiti’s Aristide: Yet Another Return of the Prodigal Son

Haiti’s Aristide: Yet Another Return of the Prodigal Son

Once again, Jean-Bertrand Aristide’s person is serving as a front to help legitimize Haiti’s pillage by the international community. On September 29 and 30, while a group of more than 15 Haitian political parties organized a series of forums to discuss the debacle of the Haitian elections and conclude that they should be annulled, the [...]

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