NATO has thrown its weight behind Ukraine in its standoff with Russia, calling on Moscow to “step back from the brink” of conflict by withdrawing its troops from the common border.
American people’s awareness of the US support of Israel’s war on Gaza Strip the end of US media monopoly, public has been turning to alternative media to get news. “Political consciousness” is emerging among the American people.
A remarkable document published July 31 on US military planning calls for the Pentagon to prepare to wage as many as half a dozen wars at the same time, including wars in which the antagonist possesses nuclear weapons.
Vladimir Putin is eyeing a $20bn (£11.8bn) trade deal with Iran that would see Russia sidestep Western sanctions on its energy sector.
A mysterious condition has left dozens of horses sick and owners searching for answers the high desert. KCAL9’s Tom Wait met with several owners Wednesday whose horses have been affected by a rare condition.
The Unspoken objective is Genocide directed against the People of Palestine. The Expulsion of Palestinians from their Homeland. Let us be under no illusions. The central objective of the Zionist State is expulsion and territorial expansion
Under certain circumstances –according to the Times of Israel article–“Genocide is Permissible” because it is directed against Palestinians who are “terrorists” and who should be “obliterated”.
How can a nation lawfully put its central bank out of business because of monetary policies that destroy the people’s freedom and the nation’s wealth?
Over 10,000 rallied at the White House today demanding an end to the Israeli lead bombing and destruction of the Gaza territory. The historic demonstration was the biggest anti-war march in over a generation and bore resemblance to anti-war rallies of the Vietnam War era
An international peace activist says US media outlets, such as CNN and Fox News, side with Israel 24 hours a day in its ongoing crimes in the besieged Gaza Strip.
The patient is expected to arrive ‘within the next several days’, the university said in a statement
Michael Taylor, former vice president and attorney for the biggest GMO company, Monsanto, is now the deputy commissioner at the FDA. Many other former Monsanto executives are now in the FDA and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk: "There will be another temporary tax, a 1.5% military duty, which will be an addition to the personal income tax. It will only be until the end of this year. This 1.5% will go directly to the Armed Forces," Ukrainian Finance Ministry estimates will help accumulate 2.9 billion.
Oregon's largest coal-burning power plant is expected to shut down in a few years, but that doesn't mean coal is dead.
Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once again preventing an international police team charged with securing the site from even getting there.
All three major US stock indexes fell Friday, capping the largest weekly decline in US stock markets in nearly two months. The catalyst for Friday’s sell-off was a very weak series of sales figures and projections from three corporations tied to consumer spending: Amazon, the largest online retailer; Wal-Mart, the largest brick-and-mortar retailer; and Visa, the credit and debit card transaction company.
A ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, which lasted barely 24 hours from Saturday morning to Sunday morning, enabled the Palestinian population and international observers and journalists to take stock of the devastation that has been inflicted by the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) since it invaded the tiny territory on July 8.
Since it was detected in March, the number of cases attributed to Ebola in the West African nations of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea stands at 1,201, including 672 deaths. Two U.S. doctors contracted the virus while trying to stop the spread of the infectious disease.
The United States has once again demonstrated its steadfast loyalty to Israel, this time casting the lone “no” vote on a United Nations resolution authorizing an investigation into alleged human rights abuses in Gaza.
The Israeli army has warned thousands of Palestinians living near Gaza City to leave their homes, as Tel Aviv threatens to escalate its war on the besieged Gaza Strip.
Monsanto's herbicide Roundup, with glyphosate as the primary ingredient, has recently been linked to a fatal kidney disease epidemic ravaging parts of Central America, India and Sri Lanka. A leading theory hypothesizes that complexes of glyphosate and heavy metals poison the kidney tubules.
ONE HUNDRED years ago, fighting broke out among the great powers of Europe, launching what has become known as the First World War. The brutal conflict, which lasted more than four years, proved to a decisive turning point for humankind and for its socialist movement, and its effects are strongly felt even today.
An American anti-war activist says the United States is largely blamed for the atrocities Israel is committing against Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip.
The rapid depletion of Earth’s biodiversity indicates that the planet is in the early stages of its sixth mass extinction of life since becoming habitable 3.5 billion years ago, according to a new study published in Science.
Some 1,129 people have been killed and nearly 3,500 wounded in eastern Ukraine since the start of the Kiev's military operation in April, according to UN estimates. 178
The state of Michigan decided to direct its minimal resources to crack-down on a few small food co-ops in the city of Standish for offering farm-fresh food.
Kiev's army is contuining their crackdown of anti-govt forces in the East of Ukraine. Urban areas are being caught in its deadly fire. There are reports from the city of Gorlovka where the latest shelling has killed at least 13 civilians with some media suggesting the death toll could be higher.
Egypt's army said Sunday it has destroyed 13 more tunnels connecting the Sinai Peninsula to the Gaza Strip, taking to 1,639 the overall number it has laid waste to.
The United States has indirectly admitted that Kiev’s air defense systems were present near Donetsk when the Malaysia Airlines plane crashed, claimed they had not been operating thus confirming the data of Russian satellites, a senior source in the Russian Defense Ministry.
I have not yet been able to find a link to the ‘consultation document’ referred to into the letter copied at the foot of this article. However, its message is familiar and, however outrageous, unsurprising.
I have not yet been able to find a link to the ‘consultation document’ referred to into the letter copied at the foot of this article. However, its message is familiar and, however outrageous, unsurprising.
They Will Lock You Up To If They Get The Chance - Photo by BarnellbeNobody in the world loves locking people behind bars as much as Americans do. We have more people in prison than any other nation on the planet. We also have a higher percentage of our population locked up than anyone else does by a very large margin.
Breaking down the taboos doesn't mean anything goes. It simply means that we refuse to be boxed into the status quo imposed upon us as a control mechanism. It means we are willing to take risks and speak out, not just for ourselves but for others as well.
Thousands of New Yorkers took to the streets in multiple protests this past week against the Israeli offensive in Gaza, which has left at least 1,049 Palestinians dead and over 6,000 injured since Jul. 8.
To insist, as Israel does, that the people of Gaza have the power themselves to end their suffering, when one in five of those dead is a child, is callously disingenuous, writes Nicole Fritz.
Runaway Ebola-Infected Woman Dies As US Doctor Tests Positive For Virus (ZeroHedge. It continues to go from bad to worse for Africa’s “deadliest ever” Ebola epidemic which has officially claimed well over 600 lives, and unofficially many more.
The question “Why do you continue to kill people?” was asked by an exasperated and quietly angry Ban Ki-moon, the secretary-general of the UN, during his diplomatic effort in the Middle East. Because Israel is doing virtually all of the killing,
One man's quest to explain his brother's mysterious jail cell death 19 years ago has rekindled long-dormant questions about whether others were involved in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
Washington succeeded in using transparent lies to demonize Russia as a dangerous aggressive country led by a new Hitler or Stalin, U. S. demonizes a leader and country to create circumstances Washington can use to act with force against a leader and a country; Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Libya.
the militant fled into the tunnel with his prisoner that the IDF destroyed the tunnel and entombed those within it, including the soldier.
Fars News Agency: As the Israeli regime continues its campaign of mass killing and terror in the besieged Gaza Strip, more conscious people across the world feel the necessity to condemn it in strong terms.
The Twitter hashtag #ICC4Israel is trending worldwide right now, evidence that the world's people want the psychopathic and demonic state of "Israel" to face justice this time for its crimes against humanity, which have been ongoing for more than 70 years.
As of 26 July 2014, about 900 Palestinians have been killed, 6,000 injured, 150,000 rendered homeless and most of the 0.9 million children in the Gaza Concentration Camp have been traumatized . Yet the World, and the US lackey West in particular, fails to act.
It is simply a lie that Israel's slaughter in Gaza is a response to an "unprovoked attack" by Hamas. Not only is it a lie, it is a transparent, brazen lie, whose falsehood is glaringly apparent to anyone who had given even a cursory look at coverage of the Israeli government's response to the murder of three teenagers in June.
It is simply a lie that Israel's slaughter in Gaza is a response to an "unprovoked attack" by Hamas. Not only is it a lie, it is a transparent, brazen lie, whose falsehood is glaringly apparent to anyone who had given even a cursory look at coverage of the Israeli government's response to the murder of three Israeli teenagers in June.
The Russian government has finally realized that it has no Western “partners,” and is complaining bitterly about the propagandistic lies and disinformation issued without any evidence whatsoever against the Russian government by Washington, its European vassals, and presstitute media.
A court handed down a huge victory yesterday, for two men who were rendered to a secret prison in Poland and tortured by the CIA. But it wasn't in an American court. And it wasn't the United States that was held to account.
US senators bill, S.2277, “To prevent further Russian aggression toward Ukraine, other sovereign states in Europe and Eurasia, and for other purposes.“Russian aggression” is assumed, not demonstrated. NATO commander, senators see need to create blitzkrieg capability on Russia’s borders.
The Anonymous hacker group urged hackers to renew attacks on Israeli-based internet resources on Friday – after earlier breaches of the Defense Ministry website, Tel Aviv police, leaks of log-in details of government officials. “We've been fighting Israel over four years, have not grown weary or tired.
475 seed piracy cases nationwide Monsanto generated from 1,800 leads in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee and Texas.
Why hasn’t Washington joined Russian President Putin in calling for an objective, non-politicized international investigation by experts of the case of the Malaysian jetliner? The Russian government continues to release facts, including satellite photos of Ukrainian Buk anti-aircraft missiles...
Malaysian Airlines MH370 and MH17. A Criminologist Questions: What are the Probabilities? Is it a Mere Coincidence? "Israel arranged for the shooting down of MH17 at 14:15 hours UTC. Israeli began its assault on Gaza at 14:00 hours UTC."
colon cancer, dietDid you know that a diet high in dairy might just increase colon cancer survival? New research by the American Cancer Society, recently published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, reveals that a diet rich in dairy products may slightly prolong the lives of people diagnosed with colon cancer.
NBC Pulls Veteran Reporter After Witness To Gaza Kids Murder. NBC is facing questions over its decision to pull veteran news correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin out of Gaza just after he personally witnessed the Israeli military’s killing of four Palestinian boys on a Gaza beach. Mohyeldin was kicking a soccer ball around with the boys just minutes before they died.
The downing of Flight MH17 means that Washington’s gang are on the war path again. Barack Obama, Joe Biden, John McCain and even Hillary Clinton – are all insisting that the west has to ‘get tougher’ with Russia. Was this the plan all along?
You know something has gone terribly wrong in culture when you see people cheering as women and children are being blown to bits (see video below). This video is no longer availible because the Yuotube account associated with this video has been terminated.
How Can Americans Fall for Pro-War Propaganda So Soon After Learning of the Deceptions In Selling the Iraq and Syria Wars?
“The NSA will soon be able to collect 966 exabytes a year, the total of internet traffic annually. Former Google head Erich Schmidt once argued that the entire amount of knowledge from the beginning of humankind until 2003 amount to only five exabytes.”
Stuart Littlewood calls for comprehensive sanctions against Israel and its Western mouthpieces and stooges – as well as against media such as the BBC which consistently fail to challenge Zionist disinformation.
The world is utterly horrified by the destruction of Malaysian Airways Flight MH17 (298 dead) on 17 July 2014 by a sophisticated surface-to-air missile has diverted world attention from, the deadly escalation of the Israeli Gaza Massacre (about 300 Palestinians killed so far) by the war criminal Israeli Defence Forces
The death, destruction and human suffering caused by Israel’s 11-day-old onslaught against the impoverished and densely populated Gaza Strip increased sharply Friday. Israeli troops and armored columns continued pushing into the territory in an invasion launched the night before, even as the bombardment from air, land and sea intensified.
Washington’s propaganda machine is in such high gear that we are in danger of losing
the facts that we do have. One fact is that the separatists do not have the expensive Buk anti-aircraft missile system or the trained personnel to operate it.
Following a similar resolution passed last week by the U.S. House, the U.S. Senate voted Thursday night to support Israel’s ongoing invasion of the Gaza Strip. No dissenting vote was cast, and no mention was made of the hundreds of Palestinian civilians, most of whom are women and children, that have been killed by Israel in the past ten days.
An air traffic controller who was there yesterday in Kiev said it was the Ukrainian Military who shot down the plane and they were all taken off their duties immediately afterwards. Fighter jets had been shadowing plane.
The National Labor Relations Board is investigating whether employees at McDonald’s Corp. (MCD) restaurants were fired for joining labor unions, a case that threatens to disrupt the decades-old fast-food franchise model.
But the question now looming large over the United Nations is why China and Russia aren’t initiating a new draft resolution condemning the aerial bombardments of civilians in Gaza, demanding a no-fly zone and accusing Israelis of war crimes.
A division of Buk missile systems of the Ukrainian Armed Forces was, according to Pravda, deployed to the Donetsk Oblast on July 15, two days before the downing of the Malaysian airlines MH17 flight. The Buk missile system has the capabilities of downing an aircraft flying at 35,000 feet.
The concept of a “Greater Israel” according to the founding father of Zionism Theodore Herzl, is a Jewish State stretching “’From the Brook of Egypt to the Euphrates.’
The three traits that define Washington – arrogance, hubris, and corruption – make Washington a slow learner. Arrogant people wallowing in hubris are incapable of learning. When they encounter resistance they respond with bribes, threats, and coercion. Diplomacy requires learning ability, but Washington left diplomacy years ago and relies on force.
MP suggested all foreigners be fingerprinted, photographed on arrival in Russia, information kept in single database, greater security in identifying people, preventing, solving crime,”prevent people who are banned entering Russian using fake documents.
When Malaysian Airlines plane shot down over Ukraine, a Ukrainian Buk anti-aircraft missile battery was operational, at a site from which it could have fired a missile at the airliner, radiation from battery’s radar detected by Russian military; Russian Defense Ministry said, contradicting Kiev’s statements.
2001, Ukraine accidentally shot down Russian airliner, during military exercises. 1988; Iran Air Flight 655 from Tehran to Dubai downed by United States Navy guided missile cruiser USS Vincennes. 1973; Boeing 727 from Tripoli to Cairo shot down in Israeli air space. Malaysia Airline’s Boeing-777; 300 died.
Fighters in east Ukraine have been downing Ukrainian military helicopters, warplanes, military transport aircraft using various man-portable anti-air missiles all incapable of downing the Malaysian 777 which was flying at approximately 33,000 feet, well above the range of man-portable air defense systems.
The [DPR] militia does not have armament that might down the plane flying at an altitude of ten kilometres,” “We have shoulder-carried missile launchers that might shoot down planes at an altitude of three or maximum four kilometres. ”DPR blames Ukraine armed forces for the crash.
And while Jewmerica is eating its heart out trying to isolate Russia with its laughable slogan, ‘mobilizing the international community,’ Putin continues to straddle the world stage…this time in Jewmerica’s own backyard in Latin America.
In an unprecedented criticism of the Israeli siege of Gaza, a senior official in the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) humanitarian charity has described his organisation’s work among the 1.8 million besieged Palestinian refugees as akin to being “in an open-air prison to patch up prisoners in between their torture sessions”.
When a research team set sail on a nine-month, worldwide expedition in 2010 to study the impact of global warming on Earth’s oceans, one of their projects was to locate the accumulations of plastic.
Rev. William Barber, president of the North Carolina Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and a leader of the Moral Mondays movement, recently pronounced: "We're in a time where corporations are treated like people and people are treated like things."
Detroit experienced 37 percent fewer robberies in 2014 than during same period last year, 22 percent fewer break-ins of businesses and homes, and 30 percent fewer carjackings. Craig attributed the drop to better police work and criminals being reluctant to prey on citizens who may be carrying guns.
In a direct challenge to Western control of two major international financial organizations, the five countries known as the BRICS — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — announced on July 15 the formation of a new development bank that they will control.
The first two days this week gold was subjected to a series of computer HFT-driven “flash crashes” that were aimed at cooling off the big move higher gold has made since the beginning of June.
A Dispatch from Andre Vltchek & Crista Priscilla. The good light in which the US is perceived today by many Filipinos is the result of extremely successful propaganda comparing the US with Spanish imperialism…and the ignorance and short memory of most people. Now the old imperialist is back,
The other night, I saw George Orwells's '1984' performed on the London stage. Although crying out for a contemporary interpretation, Orwell's warning about the future was presented as a period piece: remote, unthreatening, almost reassuring. It was as if Edward Snowden had revealed nothing, Big Brother was not now a digital eavesdropper and Orwell himself had never said, "To be corrupted by totalitarianism, one does not have to live in a totalitarian country."
My name is James Prigoff. I am 86 years old and a retired senior corporate executive, having been president of a Levi Strauss division and previously the senior vice president of the Sara Lee Corporation in Chicago. I am also a professional photographer...
Buyers from China are driving up prices and fueling new construction in Southern California areas such as Arcadia, a city of about 57,500 people with top-rated schools, a large Chinese immigrant community and an array of Chinese restaurants and markets.
Entire fleet of Pentagon’s next generation fighter planethe F-35 II Lightning, Joint Strike Fighter grounded, highlighting just what a boondoggle the project has been. With the vast amounts spent so far on the aircraft, the United States could have provided every homeless person in U.S. a $600,000 home.
A Ukrainian army pilot turned up in a Russian prison accused of complicity in murder of two Russian journalists after allegedly being abducted in her home country, taken over the border. Russian authorities said she was detained after she crossed the border illegally disguised as a refugee.
Major financial institutions in Norway have been targeted in an apparent coordinated cyber attack, described as the largest-ever in the country by Anonymous Norway, which claimed responsibility for the attack. Attack,was in the form of a bombardment with requests, caused traffic problems for websites.
Tokyo is likely to approve its first military export deal in decades, Nikkei business daily reported. Japanese-made sensors will be installed on American PAC-2 missile defense systems, to be further re-exported to Qatar.
This fall, Syracuse, New York will join the still small but growing list of public schools dedicated to the training of students for military service in the United States Armed Forces.
On July 6, thousands of people across Australia will again rally in demonstrations that reflect the deeply-felt opposition of millions toward the sweeping cutbacks to social services and welfare contained in the Abbott government’s 2014 budget.
Seven killed, more injured in fighting between Ukrainian military and militia Wednesday in Staraya Konsrashovka, 20 km from Lugansk. Witness reports bombs dropped by Su-25 fighter jet. Attack hit residential area, widespread death, injury of civilians. Dozens of buildings completely destroyed.
Following a May 22nd coup in Southeast Asia’s Thailand, the new military-led government has unveiled plans to support organic agriculture and sustainable agricultural reforms. Furthermore, the new regime promises to: Invest in failing national infrastructure. Build new irrigation channels. Use media outlets to broadcast pertinent information to farmers. Prevent exploitation of labor through ending land renting schemes. Install heavier taxes for wealthy land owners and speculators that leave land unused when it was meant for agricultural use. Help farmers produce healthier products for consumer. Reducing subsidies for unwanted produce that ends up rotting in warehouses instead of allowing farmers to grow what consumers really want. The amended framework is based on the Thai King’s “New Theory” or “self-sufficiency economy,” and mirrors similar efforts found throughout the world attempting to break the back of the oppression and exploitation that results from dependence on a globalized system dominated by multinational corporate monopolies. This includes biotech monopolies over seed, and undue influence in government systems everywhere.
Russia just delivered the second batch of Sukhoi fighter jets (which will be flown by Iraqi pilots and "are ready to provide air support to the armed forces"), and the US unloaded 4,000 additional Hellfire missiles to support Iraq's fight against the Islamist insurgents.
Eyewitnesses in the Cossack settlement of Luganskaya have accused government forces of carrying out two airstrikes on densely-populated residential areas. 9 people died,11 wounded. Among the victims is a five year-old girl. . Kiev says the devastation is the result of shelling by secessionist forces.
German FM Frank-Walter Steinmeie: A roadmap of measures that will point a way out of the Ukrainian crisis has been agreed during four-way talks between the foreign ministers of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine with the goal of reaching an unconditional and mutually agreed, sustainable ceasefire.”
Blood transfusions containing genetically engineered cells could be the future of countering germ warfare, according to new research sponsored by DARPA, which hopes modified blood cells could help neutralize biological toxins deployed against soldiers.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko decided to not prolong ceasefire with Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics, announcing an end to a fragile deal to deescalate tensions in country's east regions. Since then, heavy shelling, intense shooting reported in city of Kramatorsk in Donetsk.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been charged with corruption and influence peddling in a criminal investigation, French prosecutors said Wednesday. The decision came after Sarkozy was questioned for 15 hours, marking the first time a French head of state has been taken into custody.
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