Erik Moshe

Child Labor & Slavery in the Sundarbans: Interview with Kari B. Jensen

The history of the Sundarbans area can be sourced back to 200 AD, according to what’s been written in folklore.[1] It is one of the largest mangrove forests in the world, located on the delta of the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna rivers on the Bay of Bengal. “In Bangladesh, children, adolescents and adults are trafficked […]

Newsbud Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Spending Spree for May 2017

DOD Spent $48,984,468,000+ on 225 Individual Contracts in May 2017 The Pentagon issues a jumbled list of contracts every business day around 5:00PM local time. Our project distills an entire month of these contracts into an accessible form. The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $48,984,468,000 on 225 individual contracts during May 2017. […]

Newsbud Exclusive- The ‘Humanitarian’ Destruction of Libya – Part 3: The War on Africa

This article is part of a three-part series called “The ‘humanitarian’ destruction of Libya” that analyses the 2011 war in Libya and the motives behind it. The first article contrasts the invented war crime allegations against the Libyan government to the very real underreported war crimes by the insurgents; the second exposes a history of […]

Newsbud Exclusive- The ‘Humanitarian’ Destruction of Libya – Part 2: Gaddafi and NATO, a History of Deception

This article is part of a three-part series called “The ‘humanitarian’ destruction of Libya” that analyses the 2011 war in Libya and the motives behind it. The first article contrasts the invented war crime allegations against the Libyan government to the very real underreported war crimes by the insurgents; the second exposes a history of […]

Newsbud Exclusive- New York Times Makes Case for Killing Children in Yemen

On May 23, Navy SEALs attacked the hamlet of al Adhlan, in the Yemeni province of Mareb. US commandos, attack helicopters, and an AC-130 gunship converged on the village and killed seven people, described by The New York Times as members of al-Qaeda in Yemen. According to Reprieve, a London-based human rights organization, five civilians […]

Newsbud Exclusive – The ‘Humanitarian’ Destruction of Libya – Part 1: Real & Invented War Crimes

This article is part of a three-part series called “The ‘humanitarian’ destruction of Libya” that analyses the 2011 war in Libya and the motives behind it. The first article contrasts the invented war crime allegations against the Libyan government to the very real underreported war crimes by the insurgents; the second exposes a history of […]

Newsbud Exclusive – “From the Atlantic to the Pacific”: Vladimir Putin & the Current State of Eurasian Integrations

At the May 15, 2017 roundtable meeting of the political leaders participating in the ‘One Belt, One Road’ international summit in Beijing, the Russian president Vladimir Putin proclaimed the famous Eurasianist political formula – “from the Atlantic to the Pacific.” To emphasize it even more strongly, he ended his plenary address with it.[1] There is […]

Newsbud Exclusive- “Manchester Bombing: How British Intelligence Has Coddled Terrorists”

Salman Abedi, the alleged perpetrator of the deadly bombing at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, was on the radar of British secret services, according to interior minister Amber Rudd. “We do know that he was known up to a point to the intelligence services,” she told Sky News. This admission follows a pattern. Abdelhamid Abaaoud, […]

Newsbud Exclusive- Latent Economic Risks Are High & Rising

A 372-point drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 seemed to only register a fractional blip on the concern map of many an analyst and government-compliant economist.  Volatility is present, sure, yet for the most part it was rendered innocuous structurally, being rather blamed on acute political concerns involving Donald […]

Drones in the Contemporary Urban City: Interview with Ole. B. Jensen

How will drones affect the way you live your life in the city? Will their increasing presence in the ‘grid’ have a direct effect on your day-to-day routines, routes, and privacy? According to the Center for the Study of the Drone, drones are changing the nature of aerial surveillance. [1] Not your average helicopters and […]

Newsbud Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for April 2017

DOD Spent $21,752,085,000+ on 211 Individual Contracts in April 2017 The Pentagon issues a jumbled list of contracts every business day around 5:00PM local time. Our project distills an entire month of these contracts into an accessible form. The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $21,752,085,000 on 211 individual contracts during April 2017.  […]

Newsbud Exclusive – The North Korean Connection of Russian Ambassador Andrei Karlov

Andrei Karlov was the Russian ambassador to Turkey. He was assassinated by the Turkish off-duty police officer Mevlut Mert Altintas on December 19, 2016 while opening a photograph exhibition in Turkey’s capital Ankara.[1] Altintas was later killed in the exchange of fire with the Turkish police. The Russian president Vladimir Putin called the assassination “an […]

Newsbud Exclusive- Oil on Gold: The Demise of the Ponzi Petrodollar via a Sustainable Multi-Commodity Eastern Alternative

Much of the US dollar’s global hegemonic status as both perennial transnational reserve currency, most common means of value storage, means of exchange and even economic weapon, is based upon a nearly half-century old collusive political arrangement made between the Nixon administration and the Saudi Arabian government involving the necessary monetary means of pricing, trading, […]

Newsbud Exclusive- KGB Swallows: Russian Intelligence & The “Honey Trap”

*Support Newsbud on Kickstarter On April 24, 2017, the Russian media reported that the Soviet actress Larisa Kronberg passed away in Moscow at the age of 88. She was the last living protagonist of one of the most successful Soviet counterintelligence operations during the Cold War: the secret recruitment of the French ambassador to the […]

Oil, the Iraq War, and the Geopolitical & Capitalist Dynamics Underlying World Order

*Support Newsbud on Kickstarter Andreas Bieler is Professor of Political Economy and Fellow of the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice in the School of Politics and International Relations at Nottingham University. His general expertise is in the area of International Relations/International Political Economy theories and the analysis of European integration as […]