Dmitry Orlov: The Collapse Gap

Summer 2009: Juliet Tomatoes

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Interview with Dmitry Orlov
Bonnie Faulkner
Guns and Butter
August 5, 2009

“The Collapse Gap” with Dmitry Orlov, author of “Reinventing Collapse – The Soviet Example and American Prospects”.  Dmitry Orlov’s repeated travels to Russia throughout the early nineties allowed him to observe the aftermath of the Soviet collapse first-hand. Being both a Russian and an American, Dmitry was able to appreciate both the differences and the similarities between the two superpowers. Eventually he came to the conclusion that the United States is going the way of the Soviet Union.  His emphasis is on all the things that can still be made to work, and he advocates simply ignoring all that will fall by the wayside. Continue reading

Myanmar court convicts Aung San Suu Kyi

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August 11, 2009

Aung San Suu Kyi has been sentenced to another 18 months house arrest after she was found guilty of violating Myanmar’s security laws.

Her supporters say the expected verdict is the military government’s way of keeping the opposition leader out of general elections next year.

Al Jazeera’s Aela Callan reports.

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Deep Corruption Beneath the Surface (Sibel Edmonds)

by Erik Larson (link doesn’t work)

Video of Sibel Edmonds, Stephen Michael Kohn of NWC, Bruce Fein of TALDF and TACA (formerly w/ATAA) and David Krikorian, at Edmonds’ Aug 8, 2009 deposition

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