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Gearóid Ó Colmáin

Gearóid Ó Colmáin is an Irish journalist and political analyst based in Paris. His work focuses on globalisation, geopolitics and class struggle.

CETA is step towards a Corporate Land called ‘Euramerica’

The signing of the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement with Canada (CETA) on the 30th of October marks the beginning of North America’s annexation of Europe. The negotiations for the treaty were carried out behind closed doors. For over 751 deputies in the European Parliament, there are more than 30 thousand lobbyists. The Society for European Affairs Professionals (SEAP) – the organisation which lobbying on behalf of multinational corporations – this is the real power block in Europe.

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Trump or Clinton? The best choice for American workers

I said some time ago that Donald Trump was the only candidate in the US presidential elections one could support. He represents to a considerable extent the interests of the national bourgeoisie and the national bourgeoisie needs a strong manufacturing base and relies heavily upon co-opting the working class. The national bourgeoisie see that there is no future in laissez-faire capitalism. In America they can see that if they do not resurrect American manufacturing, China will overtake the United States as global hegemon. Forget all that claptrap about Trump’s supposed ‘racism’. Hillary Clinton is the racist. She is the demon …

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CNN says Al-Qaeda are ”heroes”

In an interview with Charlie Rose on the 10th of August 2016, CNN’s Middle East “super-correspondent”, Clarissa Ward, said that the Al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorist group, Japhat Al-Nosra (now known as Japhat Fatah Al-Sham) were the only ” heroes” in the mislabeled Syrian Civil War.

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Turkey’s new role: From NATO lapdog to Emerging Empire

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The recent Turkish coup attempt marks a turning point in NATO’s war on Syria. An emerging empire and portal to the orient, Turkey has always played a key role in NATO’s ‘Drang Nach Osten’- the drive to encircle Russia, destroy its client-states Syria and Ukraine, and serve as a bulwark against other emerging powers such as Iran. But now it seems Turkey may no longer be carrying out its designated role. That the United States was behind the coup attempt there is little doubt, though some prominent analysts such as Thierry Meyssan disagree that the coup was orchestrated by Gülenists. Fethullah …

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Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray church massacre and the Israeli State

“Was there ever a prophet your ancestors did not persecute? They even killed those who predicted the coming of the Righteous One. And now you have betrayed and murdered him?” St. Stephen. The terrorist attack today on a church in Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray where a Catholic priest was murdered and several hostages taken and killed, is part of the ‘Islamic State’s (Da’esh) attempt to spread their war on ‘Western civilisation’ from the metropolis to the provincial town. This now generalises the heightened fear experienced by the French public in the wake of the Nice attack. Reports indicate that the attackers have been …

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