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by | July 7, 2016 · 4:53 pm

EARTH AT RISK IV (Ovi Posters)

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by | July 7, 2016 · 4:50 pm

Chilcot May have saved Corbyn and stopped Brexit by Thanos Kalamidas

ovicover_07_07_16The say that when it comes to bad news they have the tendency to come all together and for Britain July 6th was another day with more bad news. Well not for everybody. Chairman Sir John Chilcot delivered the results of UK’s Iraq War inquiry concluding that: the invasion was not the “last resort” action presented to MPs and the public. There was no “imminent threat” from Saddam, and that Tony Blair overstated the threat posed by Saddam Hussein, sent ill-prepared troops into battle and had “wholly inadequate” plans for the aftermath.

In other words, Tony Blair lied and screwed up big, criminally, globally, consequencing the death of hundreds of thousands. The man has blood on his hands and he will pay for that. Tony Blair was not alone when he lied and cheated, he had accomplices and I don’t mean this reptile spin-doctor Alistair Campbell, only. He had all this bunch of cronies in the Labour Party going under the New Labour brand. And most of them – minor Gordon Brown – are still here. Trying to force policies and agendas.

Jeremy Corbyn did a lot of mistakes during the Brexit-Remain campaign, his main one was that he was not into it. The man didn’t inspire much of remain and after the result there were many – inside and outside the Labour Party – that would have bet that he didn’t even vote for remain himself. He restricted himself into cliché announces and speeches leaving the field for the Tories. After all, it was them who had turned the whole thing into an internal conflict, Boris Vis David. Why not make the best of it after the humiliating defeat in 2015 general elections?

Read the whole article in Ovi Magazine, HERE!

 

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The F-Word and/or F-Bomb by Leah Sellers

ovicover_05_07_16Well, sir, what an interesting Word to have flung at Oneself.
“Give me an F, Give me a U, Give me a C, Give me a K….”

In the past the F-Word’s origins were derived from Folks who Gardened.  Yes, when an Ancient Agrarian Pioneer chose a straight Stick with which to Poke a Hole into the Ground in order to insert his Seed….his Vegetable and/ or Fruit Seeds, in order to, after much nurturing, sustaining and Watering, Feed his Family, Friends and Community.

Wonder if He and/or She ever chanted “Give me an F, Give me a U, give me a C, give me a K….” ?  The F-Word Chant does have a rather Rhythmical appeal.

Yes, this chant has a tendency to make the one ejaculating it to sound like a jumping, humping, shaking, quaking Cheerleader, sir.  A Cheerleader at a Gang F-Word.  A Gang R-Word…“Give me a R, Give me an A, Give me a P, Give me an E…”

Read the whole article in Ovi Magazine, HERE!

 

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A Schizophrenic Europe: More Musings on Brexit and the EU by Dr. Emanuel Paparella

ovicover_04_07_16History is never deterministic; it is in fact full of unexpected surprises, but if the above ominous warning by John Adams has any kind of validity today, we may be witnessing, subsequent to Brexit and the far right extraordinary gains in the latest EU parliamentary elections, the beginning of the end of the EU as originally envisioned by its founding fathers. Indeed, their vision or aspiration was that the new Europe, the EU so called, would be an example of democracy for the rest of the world; a shining example to be admired and emulated, as exemplified by an eventual Constitution transcending mere economic or geo-political considerations and spelling out the reasons for its cultural union and how it would hold it together and guarantee a solid identity.

That seemed to be the case at the beginning of the EU in the early 50s. Is it still the case today?  With 30% of the EU parliament now controlled by right-wing ideologues, mostly ultra-nationalists and Euro-skeptics, out to subvert the very political entity to which they have been elected, the founding fathers’ dream not only may never come to pass but it may be fast becoming a nightmare. The founding fathers must be turning in their graves.

Read the whole article in Ovi Magazine, HERE!

 

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