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US Data Centers Help Allied Governments Spy On Dissidents
A new report has unveiled a shadowy world of online vendors all too willing to share their hacking expertise to any government willing to pay. Read more...
"The CEOs and the big bosses of oil, coal and gas companies that have completely captured our governments and have completely captured this negotiating process." Read more...
Last week the Polish government announced the thwarting of a terrorism plot that is worrisome in its audacity and in who was behind it. In a country with minimal experience of terrorism, the discovery of a sophisticated homegrown bomber seeking to decapitate the government by blowing up the parliament and the president has caused shockwaves and introspection. Read more...
As I wrote in my post from the previous evening's show, I was pretty sure Jon Stewart would be following up his segment on Mitt Romney's disastrous visit to London with his debut in Israel. He didn't disappoint and went after him for his aide losing Read more...
A Romney aide frustrated by questions about a series of gaffes the former Massachusetts governor made while Britain, Israel and Poland exploded on Monday and told reporters to "shove it." During a visit to a memorial to Pope John Paul II in Read more...

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April 25, 1941 - Rumors About Athens.
April 25, 1941. Rumored fall of Athens to Axis forces. No German raids over London for second night running. RAF attacks German targets. Free-French Island of Tahiti pledges support to De-Gaulle. Concerns about Germans making move on Spain with 2,500 operatives posing as German tourists in Madrid. German brewers working on Light Beer. Secretary of State Cordell Hull pledges renewed support for Convoys to Britain. Please donate to Newstalgia to keep this service up and running. Read more...
Newstalgia Downbeat - Rahsaan Roland Kirk - Live In Warsaw - 1967
Newstalgia Downbeat featuring Rahsaan Roland Kirk, live in Warsaw. Recorded by Polish Radio, October 14, 1967. Read more...
April 9, 1947 - Picket Lines And Greek Troops.
April 9, 1947 - Striking Telephone Operators. Striking Coal Miners. Big Four Conference. Henry Wallace in London. Greek Army advancing against rebels. Henry Ford death. David Lilienthal confirmed as head of AEC. Frank Sinatra in court over fist fight. Read more...
February 15, 1942 - "A Two Ocean War With A One Ocean Navy".
February 15,1942 - Rumors British forces in Singapore ask for armistice. Japanese prepare to launch offensive against Palembang, largest oil production site in Far East. German Warships Scharnhorst and Gneisenau cruise English Channel fueling fears of pending invasion of Britain. Russians push West, taking 4 towns and pushing Germans back to old Polish border. Congress calls for stepped up war production. Senate begins inquiry on why synthetic rubber production wasn't stepped up before Pearl Harbor in light of losing rubber supply from Far East. Labor troubles with strikes at largest aluminum production facility in Detroit. Read more...
January 26, 1944 - Dog Days Of War.
This day in history - January 26, 1944 - the Italian campaign continues slowly. Soviet Union refuses to recognize Polish government in exile based on reiterating Nazi propaganda about alleged Russian atrocities. Argentina cuts off ties to Germany. The Black Market is alive and well and thriving in the U.S., based on undercover investigations. Read more...