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Democracy demands we accept the result — and get to the bottom of Russian meddling.
- Lien en français:Daesh et le pétrole : Wikileaks publie plus de 50 000 mails personnels du gendre de Recep Erdogan:
La correspondance électronique Berat Albayrak, gendre de Recep Tayyip Erdogan et ministre de l'Energie, révèle ses relations intimes non seulement avec les élites turques, mais, plus embarrassant, avec l'organisation terroriste Daesh. En cause, la compagnie Powertrans, laquelle a bénéficié d'une dérogation à l'embargo imposé à toutes les autres sociétés pétrolières concernant les importations comme les exportations de pétrole en Turquie, notamment en provenance des régions sous contrôle de Daesh.
English: Read the whole story on Wikileaks,
The connection of the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan΄s family with the oil smuggling from ISIS is proved after Wikileaks΄ revealing of emails from the Turkish energy minister, and Erdoğan΄s son-in-law, Berat Albayrak. Albayrak΄s emails seem to confirm the not-so-recent accusations, since the energy minister is appealing to be the “unofficial” owner of…
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The defeat of the odious Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement shows that the people can win against entrenched corporate and political power. The way the TPP was defeated shows how the people can win against entrenched power.
A couple of years ago, the passage of the odious Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement seemed inevitable.
Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Republican leaders in Congress, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and most big newspapers and broadcasters were in favor of it. The public knew little about it because it was literally classified as secret. Congress passed fast-track authority, so that it could be pushed through without time for discussion.
Today it is a dead letter. President Obama has given up his plan to join with Republicans and push it through a lame-duck session of Congress. Leaders of both parties say there is no chance of getting it through the new Congress.
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