Articles by Darius Shahtahmasebi

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Response to US Global Bullying: Iran, India Ditch Dollar to Continue Trading Oil despite Sanctions
Darius Shahtahmasebi – RT, 21 Jan 2019

14 Jan 2019 – In an effort to circumvent US-imposed sanctions, India and Iran have reportedly ditched the US dollar and are trading oil in rupees. The reason becomes clear after considering the dynamics at play in the region.

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Mainstream Media on Gaza: Israelis Get Killed, but Palestinians Merely ‘Die’
Darius Shahtahmasebi - RT, 19 Nov 2018

15 Nov 2018 – After a Twitter backlash, the Guardian was forced to amend a brazenly propagandized headline which sought to undermine the basic rights of Palestinians and elevate Israeli soldiers to levels previously thought unimaginable.

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Big Brother Is Keeping ‘Five Eyes’ on You
Darius Shahtahmasebi - RT, 10 Sep 2018

7 Sep 2018 – Just last week, the world’s leading snooping powers quietly and without notice issued a disturbing warning to tech giants, telling them to surrender unprecedented backdoor access to their citizens’ data. The UK plays a pivotal part in the so-called Five Eyes alliance, which also includes the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

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World Is Drowning in Debt and It Spells Disaster for Everyone
Darius Shahtahmasebi – RT, 20 Aug 2018

16 Aug 2018 – “A man in debt is so far a slave,” American essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson once reportedly said. In light of this statement, I contend that I don’t need to have a college degree in economics to tell you that our current financial system enslaving the entire world is not sustainable – and headed for one hell of a spectacularly ugly crash.

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Genocide? As Gaza Dries Out, Israel Turns Off Fresh Water Spigot
Darius Shahtahmasebi | Intrepid Report – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Feb 2018

Rather than heeding the warnings from the UN to open up Gaza’s blockade and allow vital aid, what we have witnessed over the course of the last decade is a periodic all-out Israeli assault on Gaza’s vital infrastructure.

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UK Passes Bill Providing Most Extreme Spying Powers in the Developed World
Darius Shahtahmasebi | Activist Post – TRANSCEND Media Service, 28 Nov 2016

24 Nov 2016 – The House of Lords just passed the Investigatory Powers Bill, which provides immense spying powers to the British government. The only amendment to the bill has been to ensure that MPs could not be spied on under the new legislation. “Arguing that you don’t care about privacy because you have nothing to hide is like arguing that you don’t care about free speech because you have nothing to say.”

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