‘Days of Cinema’ Film Festival Concludes in Palestine

“Days of Cinema” is a film festival which has been running all this week in Palestine and which wound up today. Films by Palestinian filmmakers, as well as filmmakers of other nationalities, have been featured–more than 60 in all. A little bit more on the festival can be found here:

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Rigged Elections are an American Tradition

By Paul Craig Roberts

Do Americans have a memory? I sometimes wonder.

It is an obvious fact that the oligarchic One Percent have anointed Hillary, despite her myriad problems to be President of the US. There are reports that her staff are already moving into their White House offices. This much confidence before the vote does suggest that the skids have been greased.

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US Spurns Russian Offer to Monitor November Election


[ Ed. note – Couldn’t help but laugh when I saw this story. The offer from the Russians obviously couldn’t have come at a better time. The current media uproar over Trump’s remarks about not accepting the election results (unless he wins) is only one spot on the giraffe, of course. The other awkwardness to muse upon is the US government’s history of making sanctimonious demands for Western observers to monitor elections in other countries–but of course now, with it’s own elections being seriously called into question, it refuses such an offer from Russia. ]

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Eve of Destruction? A Sobering Look at How Dangerous the US-Russia Conflict Now Is


[ Ed. note – Recently a small group of House members sent a letter to Obama asking him to adopt a clearly-stated policy of no first-use of nuclear weapons. It is perhaps a sign of the times, and of how oblivious to rational thinking our leaders have become, that out of 435 members of the House, only  22 signed onto the letter. (H/T Ariadna).

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Major Media Build a Universe for Hillary

[ Ed. note – The parallel universe that the media have built around Hillary Clinton is starting to show a few cracks. Two videos released over the past two days–scrutinizing a Democratic Party operative by the name of Scott Foval–have gone viral. The first one, uploaded October 17, has gotten 4.7 million views as of this evening, while the second, posted on the 18th, is already up to 2.1 million. The group which produced them, Project Veritas, is vowing to release similar videos at the rate of one per day from now up until the election.

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