Category Archives: Mobsters

Italian journalist attacked by far-right mafia thug on live TV

Talk about shameless. Take a look at this: Here’s the story, via Aporrea: An Italian public television journalist was brutally assaulted on Wednesday as he was conducting an interview with the brother of a mafia capo from Ostia, a coastal … Continue reading

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Twitter is doing WHAT?

Because corporations can absolutely be trusted to decide, VIA AUTOMATED ALGORITHMS, what is real and what is false news, eh? I mean, what could go wrong? BTW, here’s the Kiriakou interview Jimmy referenced in the video above: There are some … Continue reading

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Down goes Manafort!

Ladies and gentlemen, we got him: Down goes Manafort! Down goes Manafort! And it’s not just Paul Manafort who’s been indicted today; his associate Rick Gates is also indicted, and on the same twelve charges. And there’s a huge, complicated … Continue reading

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Shame on you, Neil Macdonald…AGAIN.

As someone who lives in what’s so quaintly called a “bedroom community”, I get to see my fair share and then some of what happens when people flee the unaffordable real estate market of Toronto. Good things, occasionally; bad things, … Continue reading

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Obama warned Facebook — wait, WHAT?

Why, oh WHY, was this not making the headlines back when it really mattered? Nine days after Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg dismissed as “crazy” the idea that fake news on his company’s social network played a key role in … Continue reading

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Far-right Spanish politicians held private “bacchanals” with businessman

It’s been a while since I translated anything out of Spain, but this horrific report has caught my eye. And the picture it paints of the Partido Popular — the “Popular Party” directly descended from fascist Generalissimo Franco himself — … Continue reading

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Donald J. Drumpf, mafia racketeer

The sensational Dutch documentary that made the rounds of the Internet today. There’s so much more to this story, too: For example, FL Group, the blandly-named Icelandic holding company that did business with Bayrock, was one of the first dominoes … Continue reading

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Who the hell is Stephen Fucking Bannon?

26 minutes of your time, folks. That’s all Abby Martin needs to lay out the facts. If your hair’s not turning white by the end of it, you weren’t paying attention. (Either that, or you must already be white-haired…or bald.) … Continue reading

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Colombian currency mafias in Venezuela: How they operate

A Colombian currency smuggler arrested by Venezuelan federal police. Stacks of 100-bolivar notes can be seen on the truck bed behind him. Further to my earlier piece today, here’s a little information on what the Venezuelan government is tackling with … Continue reading

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638 failed murder attempts in Cuba

The full length documentary of the 638 (!!!) failed attempts on Fidel Castro’s life. What does it tell us? Well, besides that Fidel was incredibly clever (that’s a given) and at times just plain lucky (surprise!), it tells us a … Continue reading

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