Tag: France

French debut warship built for Russia

Published: Thursday, March 6, 2014, 12:01 a.m. France says it has no plans to scrap the defense deal. It needs the jobs. The Vladivostock, designed to strengthen Russia’s ability to deploy troops, tanks and helicopter gunships, leaves Saint Nazaire harbor in France… David Vincent / Associated Press The […]

How Peace Kept WWI Alive

EEV: Excellent article on the coming storm, if things stay their course. The Thirty Years’ War By Jan Fleischhauer On two separate occasions, in 1918 and 1945, the world had to decide what to do with Germany. The second time around, world leaders almost made the same mistakes that […]

NSA Claims Call Spying Reports Are False

1 November 2013 Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2013 08:13:57 +0100     Subject: update     From: <xxxxx[at]gmail.com>     To: Cryptome <cryptome[at]earthlink.net> In a letter to Dutch Parliament of October 31st [0], the Dutch Minister of  the Interior and Kingdom Relations (Ronald Plasterk) disclosed the text of  an unclassified letter he […]

Journal withdraws controversial French Monsanto GM study : Even though “no evidence of fraud or intentional misrepresentation of the data.”

Source: Reuters – Thu, 28 Nov 2013 10:37 PM Author: Reuters * Hundreds of scientists criticised Seralini’s paper * Journal editor asked to see raw data in investigation * Paper withdrawn due to concerns about sample size * “No evidence of fraud or intentional misrepresentation” Opponents claim “The […]

Taxes in France top 100% of Income

  Sunday, 19 May 2013 More than 8,000 French households’ tax bills topped 100 percent of their income last year, the business newspaper Les Echos reported on Saturday, citing Finance Ministry data. The newspaper said that the exceptionally high level of taxation was due to a one-off levy […]

France ends Austerity measures

  Tuesday, 07 May 2013 Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici says French austerity measures are at an end, instead opting for growth. This further complicates the strained relationship between the eurozone’s two largest economies. “We’re witnessing the end of the dogma of austerity,” Moscovici told Europe 1 radio on […]