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About sand49

I am a retired teacher who is interested in human rights, social justice, freedom of expression, and believe it is absolutely essential to have a free press for a fully functioning democracy.

The Truth about The Peaky Blinders

Set in Birmingham UK after WW1, even though somewhat fictional, depicts the lives of ordinary working class people of those times. The story is set in a place called Smallheath where my maternal grandparents lived in the 1920s.  My mother … Continue reading

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Sunday Wire Interview: The Saudi Meltdown

Originally posted on Left Hook by Dean Henderson:
Click on Link Below Photo to Listen: http://21stcenturywire.com/2017/11/12/episode-210-high-anxiety-arabia-guests-eisa-ali-dean-henderson/ Dean Henderson is the author of five books: Big Oil & Their Bankers in the Persian Gulf: Four Horsemen, Eight Families & Their Global Intelligence, Narcotics…

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Illuminati, Nazis & The Illegal State of Israel

Originally posted on Left Hook by Dean Henderson:
If we wish to end the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, we need to know who created Israel and why. In 1917 British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour penned a letter to Zionist Second Lord Lionel…

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‘The Problem is not North Korea, Russia or China, the Problem is the US’ ~ John Pilger

Originally posted on Friends of Syria:
North Korea’s Supreme Leader, Kim Jong Un. (Photo: Twitter)  21st Century Wire says… Eminent author and filmaker, John Pilger speaks to RT about the ratcheting up of tensions between the US and North Korea, led, of…

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Russia Presents Evidence Against US, UK and Israel As Being the Actual 9/11 Terrorist

Originally posted on © blogfactory:
Russia Presents Evidence Against US, UK and Israel As Being the Actual 9/11 Terrorist 9/11: Russia Presents Evidence Against US, UK And Israel Co-Conspirators Russian 9/11 Data Dump Reveals State Actors “9/11 was an Anglo-American black…

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Syria: 1930s thru 1960s (Slideshow)

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Originally posted on World Affairs:
Before ISIS, Al Qaeda, Muslim Brotherhood, Salafists and Saudi Arabia’s Wahhabi mosques tried to destroy Syria, it was a secular, cosmopolitan and progressive country. Here is a slideshow of Syria from the 1930s, 1940s, 1950s and…

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The Power of Nightmares 1, 2 and 3

Originally posted on gailmalone:
 This BBC documentary is continually removed from YouTube.  Watch it while you can. ? ? ?

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