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The German refugee situation: Everything old is new again, including the prejudice

German refugees being driven out of Silesia, sometime in the 1940s. Scenes like this one have special significance for me, because my own mother and her family were among those refugees and probably looked much the same, pushing their few … Continue reading

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Let’s all bomb Belgium!

No, seriously. Let’s all bomb Belgium, because that’s where the terrorists who struck Paris got their orders from. François Hollande called the attacks “an act of war”. Therefore, it stands to reason that one must declare war on the source … Continue reading

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Call it love, or call it reason

It’s Remembrance Day again, and I’m not out there in the rain with the others, saluting at the cenotaph. I’m not out there listening to the Last Post, the moment of silence, and then the forlorn reveille. I’m not even … Continue reading

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Chris Alexander, refugee killer

Chris Alexander killed little Alan Kurdi. Alan is the three-year-old Syrian boy whose drowned body, washed up on a Turkish beach, has been plastered all over the media, Facebook, Twitter, you name it. His mother, Reham, and older brother Galib, … Continue reading

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“Behind closed doors”: How domestic violence led to a rampage in Austria

Another day, another rampage, another vigil. This time, it’s in the downtown pedestrian zone of Graz, where a young man drove at full speed into a crowd…on purpose. What lurks behind such “senseless” violence? EMMA investigated, and found the following: … Continue reading

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German psychologists and the scientific case against prostitution

An 18-year-old Bosnian Muslim war survivor recovering after abortion of a rape-induced pregnancy, September 1992. Photo: Nina Berman, Sipa Press. Even as German politicians are coming under heavy pressure from the local pimp lobby to do away with all laws … Continue reading

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It was 100 years ago today…

Canada’s part in World War I began at the same time as Britain’s: on August 4, 1914, when the latter declared war on Germany after what was considered an “insufficient” response by Germany to a British order not to violate … Continue reading

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Ex-CIA agent reveals how Venezuelan “students” get putschist training

Who is this man, and why does the CIA fear him? Because they thought he was one of theirs, and it turns out he’s quite the opposite. And now he’s spilling the beans on them. Read on: Raúl Capote is … Continue reading

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