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History Made: Brazilian Court Says No to Bayer GMO Corn, Sets New Legal Precedence

March 28th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Economic, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/history-made-brazilian-court-says-bayer-gmo-corn-sets-new-legal-precedence/

The court unanimously ruled to annul a decision, previously passed by the Technical Committee on National Security (CTNBio), that would have allowed Bayer’s transgenic, GMO corn, called Liberty Link, to infiltrate the agricultural landscape of the country.

Heinz Targeted for Claiming Products to be “All Natural” While Containing GMOs

March 28th, 2014
Categories: Nature, Environment, Economic, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/heinz-sued-natural-claim/

Heinz called to task over “all natural” claim on its bottles of white vinegar. Plaintiff Debbie Banafsheha: Heinz Distilled White Vinegar can’t be considered natural because it’s made with GMO corn. Heinz doesn’t say its vinegar is made with non-GMO corn, claims the ingredients are “all natural.

The Detroit News endorses mass water shutoffs

March 27th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/03/27/shut-m27.html

City officials announced shut off water service to 154,000 households, which are overdue on their bill payments. Detroit News, hailed the initiative in editorial, “Water cut-offs send to notice to scofflaws. Notices sent to “delinquent” customers—more than half of the city’s residential accounts.

India ready to pay Iran in euros for oil

March 26th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Middle East, War, Economic, Politics, Iran

Link: http://theinternetpost.net/2014/03/26/india-ready-to-pay-iran-in-euros-for-oil/

India is ready to pay Iran in euros rather than rupees for crude oil imports after an Iranian official recently said Tehran prefers euro payment. India is among Asia’s major importers of energy, and relies on the Islamic Republic to satisfy a portion of its energy requirements.

Ukraine to hike domestic gas prices by 50 percent to meet IMF demands

March 26th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Ukraine_to_hike_domestic_gas_prices_by_50_percent_to_meet_IMF_demands/34038/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Ukraine is raising the price of gas for domestic consumers by more than 50 per cent from May 1 and will implement further rises under a fixed timetable. Unpopular with Ukrainians used to subsidised gas prices from Soviet era, response to demands by the International Monetary Fund.

Iceland’s Economy Ditches Fiat Currency and Goes Crypto as of Today-Video

March 25th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics

Link: http://investmentwatchblog.com/icelands-economy-ditches-fiat-currency-and-goes-crypto-as-of-today/

Auroracoin is among the first serious attempts to use a new Bitcoin-inspired crypto-currency to save a flailing European economy. Based off of Litecoin, itself an alternative to Bitcoin, launched in February, distributed to the 330,000 citizens on March 25. Each citizen allowed to claim a total of 31.8 Auroracoin.

Florida Woman Struggles to Unenroll from Obamacare

March 25th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.therightcurmudgeon.com/2014/03/florida-woman-struggles-unenroll-obamacare/

Melissa Battles signed up for an Obamacare insurance got a job which offered her health insurance went back to the company she selected on Healthcare.gov told them she wanted out of her plan. But no procedure on the website to allow people to cancel a plan. Woman spends SIX WEEKS trying to UNenroll from ObamaCare

KIEV DECIDES TO TAME EASTERN UKRAINE BY HIRING FOREIGN MERCENARIES

March 25th, 2014
Categories: News, World, War, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/KIEV_DECIDES_TO_TAME_EASTERN_UKRAINE_BY_HIRING_FOREIGN_MERCENARIES/33989/0/0/0/Y/M.html

Ukrainian authorities plan to attract US private military company Greystone Limited to suppress protest moods of the mostly Russian-speaking population in the east of the country. Mercenaries will be engaged in political search and protection of state security to curb leaders, activists of pro-Russian movement.

Monsanto Threatens to Sue over GMO Labeling in Vermont

March 25th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Economic, Politics, Police State, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/monsanto-threatens-sue-gmo-labeling-vermont/

GMO food label bill passed by the House awaits a final O.K. by the Senate. Dairy would be excluded from the bill, currently there is no GMO dairy in Vermont. Monsanto legal challenge could end up costing state $5 million, potential reimbursement for a victorious plaintiff – Monsanto, Dow, Syngenta.

I will raise world to reduce Russia to ashes: Tymoshenko leak

March 24th, 2014
Categories: News, World, War, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/03/24/355906/raise-world-to-reduce-russia-to-ashes/

Yulia Tymoshenko says Ukrainians must take up arms against Russians “so that not even scorched earth will be left where Russia stands.”The former Ukrainian prime minister charged with corruption accused of misspending 500 million in connection with sale of carbon emission rights under Kyoto Protocol.

Did New York Times Article Mislead About Supplement Risks?

March 24th, 2014
Categories: Economic, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/new-york-times-article-mislead-supplement-risks/

NYT reports in “Spike in Harm to Liver Is Tied to Dietary Aids. Takes aim at the supplement industry, pointing out that it lacks government regulations in the same manner that drugs do. Doesn’t discuss what accounts for 80% of drug-related injuries, drugs like Tylenol.

TSA spent $1 bln on 'body language' program

March 24th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Politics, Police State, Science

Link: http://rt.com/usa/tsa-spent-billion-body-language-937/

After investing $1 billion in behavior detection techniques and training to read body language since 2007, Transportation Security Administration has little to show for its efforts. Government Accountability Office, found it to be ineffective and recommended cutting its funding.

Israel closes embassies around the world as diplomats strike

March 23rd, 2014
Categories: News, World, Zionism, Middle East, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/23/us-israel-diplomacy-idUSBREA2M0ER20140323

Israeli diplomats launched an unprecedented strike on Sunday, forcing the complete closure of embassies around the world as they escalated a over pay dispute. Will close all of Israel's 102 missions abroad, paralyzing most diplomatic work with other countries, United Nations, not possible to submit complaints.

Russia Returns Favor, Sees Chinese Yuan As World Reserve Currency

March 23rd, 2014
Categories: News, Economic

Link: http://www.infiniteunknown.net/2014/03/23/russia-returns-favor-sees-chinese-yuan-as-world-reserve-currency/

Following China’s unwillingness to vote against Russia at the UN and yesterday’s news that China will sue Ukraine for $3bn loan repayment, it seems Russia is returning the favor. The Chief Economist of Russia’s largest bank stated that “China’s Yuan may become the third reserve currency in the in the future.”

Russia Could Crush the Petrodollar

March 22nd, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Science

Link: http://stratrisks.com/geostrat/18580

Russia threatened to dump its U.S. treasuries if America imposed sanctions over Crimea. if Russia accepts payment for oil, gas in currency other than dollar, gold, Euro Ruble, Rupee, anything else U.S. petrodollar system collapses: main pillars of U.S. power is petrodollar, U.S desperate to maintain status.

Indonesian forest fires feed ‘brown cloud’ of pollution choking Asia’s cities

March 22nd, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Science

Link: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/03/22/indonesian-forest-fires-feed-brown-cloud-of-pollution-choking-asias-cities/

Smoke over oil palm plantations mixed with industrial pollution, car exhaust fumes and ash. Communities evacuated people advised to stay indoors, transport disrupted, 50,000 treated for asthma, bronchitis, respiratory illnesses, schools closed. threatens food production, tourism, economy, climate change.

Spanish anti-austerity protesters, police clash

March 22nd, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/03/22/355722/spain-antiausterity-rally-turns-violent/

An anti-austerity demonstration that drew tens of thousands of people from across Spain to central Madrid has turned violent as protesters clashed with security forces. Police attacked the protesters, who hurled bottles and other objects, and beat them back with batons. Police vehicle and a bank were damaged.

Illinois speaker proposes tax on millionaires

March 21st, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014761242

Chicago Democrat who controls the Illinois House proposed a tax on millionaires Thursday to fund the state's financially strapped education system. Amendment to tack a 3 percent surcharge onto incomes over $1 million, which he said would raise $1 billion a year for elementary and secondary education.

Monsanto's ‘healthier environment’ ads banned in South Africa

March 21st, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Economic, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://rt.com/news/monsanto-south-africa-ads-461/

Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) of South Africa ordered Monsanto to withdraw its ads on local radio in which the company boasts the benefits of GM crops, including a “healthier environment” and more food sustainably. According to the ASA, the claims made of genetically engineered crops are unsubstantiated.

Visa and Mastercard engage in collective punishment of Russian customers

March 21st, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://wakeupfromyourslumber.com/blog/tom-sullivan/visa-and-mastercard-engage-collective-punishment-russian-customers

Russians abroad attempting to use their Visa/Mastercard debit or credit cards transactions declined for retail purchases with cards issued through one of four Russian banks have been forced to find alternative means of payment. No notice was given by either company that cards would be declined.

Petrodollar Alert: Putin Prepares To Announce "Holy Grail" Gas Deal With China

March 21st, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Science

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Petrodollar_Alert%3A_Putin_Prepares_To_Announce_%22Holy_Grail%22_Gas_Deal_With_China/33874/0/0/0/Y/M.html

Moscow natural gas supply deal with Chinat isclose after years of negotiations. Gazprom hopes to pump 38 billion cubic meters (bcm) of natural gas per year to China from 2018 via the first pipeline between the world's largest producer of conventional gas to the largest consumer.

Gas Talks Between Ukraine And Gazprom Cancelled, Naftogaz Chairman Detained On Corruption Probe

March 21st, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Gas_Talks_Between_Ukraine_And_Gazprom_Cancelled%2C_Naftogaz_Chairman_Detained_On_Corruption_Probe/33881/0/0/0/Y/M.html

The issues for debate are supply and pricing of gas from Russia and the payment for over $2bn of existing debt owed. Ukraine expects gas prices to rise 40% as Russian discounts fade.

Communities grow weary of militarized police

March 21st, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Politics, Police State

As law enforcement agencies across the United States begin obtaining large armored vehicles, pockets of resistance forming among some communities concerned with the trend. Residents worried about potential police militarization, questioning the need to spend so much money on armored vehicles.

President Putin mocks US sanctions, vows not to retaliate

March 21st, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://rt.com/news/putin-president-sanctions-bank-305/

Vladimir Putin has mocked US sanctions imposed on Russia, saying he will open an account at US-sanctioned Rossiya Bank. During a meeting with the country's senior security officials he added that he won’t introduce a visa regime with Ukraine. Said he will get his salary via the sanctioned bank.

Syngenta Halts GMO Corn Seed Sales in Canada Due to Importer Resistance

March 21st, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Science

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/syngenta-halts-gmo-corn-seed-sales-canada-due-importer-resistance/

Agro-giant, Syngenta, halted commercial sales of a new GMO corn strain due to lack of approval. This corn was to be ready for planting the first time this year, but now without overseas importer’s OK including Japan, Mexico and South Korea, not approved for China or European Union.

Fast-food 'wage theft' protests staged across US -Video

March 19th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/03/19/355272/protests-held-across-us-over-wage-theft/

Fast-food employees, supporters in U S held rallies in 30 cities Tuesday over “wage-theft” by McDonalds, other fast-food restaurants, demonstrated outside McDonald's in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami to call attention to violations that deprive workers of money they're owed.

US funding ghost workers across Afghanistan: Report

March 19th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Afghanistan, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/03/19/355369/us-funding-ghost-workers-in-afghanistan/

A senior western audit officer raised concerns US funds to pay Afghan police may be going to non-existent "ghost workers". US and Afghan officials blame each other for embezzlement, corruption. Afghan officials accuse US gives funds to the Taliban, say American helicopters delivered weapons to militants.

Nationwide strike paralyzes public transport across Italy

March 19th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/03/19/355390/public-transport-strike-paralyzes-italy/

Press TV: A nationwide public transport strike has paralyzed several cities across Italy following unions’ failure to reach an agreement with the government over workers’ contracts. Unions are calling for an increase in wages and a reduction of working hours.

Financial backer of Washington, DC mayor pleads guilty to illegal contributions

March 19th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/03/19/scan-m19.html

Jeffrey E. Thompson, a regional powerbroker and government contractor in Washington, DC, plead guilty to two felony charges in US District Court of the District of Columbia of conspiracy to subvert local and federal electoral financing laws .Spent more than $3.3 million to provide illegal cash for candidates.

Exclusive: Target’s cheesy anti-union propaganda gets a modern makeover

March 19th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014759664

Narrators tell employees in company video If a union came in, “chances are they would change our fast, fun and friendly culture, with their way of doing business.” “Management doesn’t have to agree to any union demand.” There are people you can talk to; Supervisors; “Human Resources”;“Employee Relations.

Despite Promises To Fight Mortgage Fraud, DOJ Basically Ignored It, Then Claimed Success With Faulty Stats

March 19th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140317/17483026608/mortgage-fraud-key-part-economic-recession-basically-ignored-fbi.shtml

FBI: primary function no longer law enforcement but rather "national security. F.B.I. agents either ranked mortgage fraud as a low priority or did not rank it at all. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr:“In cities across the country, mortgage fraud crimes have reached crisis proportions.”

Israel budgets $3 bn for strike on Iran - report

March 19th, 2014
Categories: World, Zionism, Middle East, War, Economic, Police State, Iran

Link: http://rt.com/news/israel-iran-war-budget-901/

Haaretz; Israel’s 2014 military budget includes at least 10 billion shekels devoted to preparations for war with Iran, Haaretz newspaper reports. Israel may strike Tehran’s nuclear sites even without US help. "No one can replace the US as the world's policeman. I hope the US will come to its senses."

Israel blocking humanitarian projects for Gaza: UN -Video

March 19th, 2014
Categories: World, Palestine, Zionism, Middle East, War, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/03/19/355327/israel-blocking-humanitarian-aid-un/

The United Nations says Israel has blocked humanitarian aid worth USD 110 million from reaching Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip. implementation of UN projects has not been renewed, though it was agreed upon with the Israeli authorities. Fifteen projects worth $14 million are currently on hold.

'Palestinians have to pay for home demolition costs' -Video

March 19th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Middle East, War, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/03/19/355340/palestinians-must-pay-demolition-costs/

Israeli court ordered demolition of Palestinian homes, ruling the homeowners must pay for the costs of the destruction of their houses. Each of the homeowners must pay 20,000 Israeli Shekels ($6,000) to Israeli authorities for the demolition of their homes. Many Palestinians facing same threat.

Crimea Gets First Installment of Russian Financial Aid

March 18th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics

Link: http://en.ria.ru/russia/20140318/188549508/Crimea-Gets-First-Installment-of-Russian-Financial-Aid.html

Crimea has already received the first installment of financial aid from Russia, the republic’s first deputy prime minister said on Tuesday. He said that Crimea is expected to switch to the Russian national currency in early April.

‘Boycott Israel’ mobile app in final stages

March 18th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Zionism, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://sabbah.biz/mt/archives/2014/03/18/boycott-israel-app-final-stages/

The Boycott Israel movement is developing a smart-phone application that will allow followers to avoid Israeli products. database of warehousing product names and descriptions, the app will allow users to scan products to find out immediately whether they fall within the boycott’s guidelines.

Evil Monsanto GMO Corn Banned – Temporarily

March 18th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, World, Economic, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://rinf.com/alt-news/latest-news/evil-monsanto-gmo-corn-banned-temporarily/

France’s agriculture ministry temporarily banned sale, use,cultivation of Monsanto’s MON 810 genetically engineered (GE) corn, only varietyauthorized in the European Union (EU). French government, saya GE crops present environmental risks. Decision timed to block seasonal planting.

Obamacare Throws 62 Year Old Man into $400,000 Debt

March 18th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Police State, Health

Link: http://rinf.com/alt-news/breaking-news/obamacare-throws-62-year-old-man-400000-debt/

Larry Basich bought plan, Nevada Health Link insurance exchange payed premiums since November. No confirmation he had insurance. Nevada Health Link said he is enrolled, UnitedHealthcare said he wasn’t in their system, heart attack. $407,000 medical bills that no insurer is covering.

Moscow to demand $20 bn from Ukraine, if it brings back ‘zero option’

March 18th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics

Link: http://rt.com/business/russia-ukraine-ussr-debt-582/

Moscow could ask Ukraine topay $20 bil, getting back deposits in the former USSR Savings Bank worth $80 billion. Under the “zero option”, Russia undertook to pay off all debt obligations of the USSR in exchange for the assets of the former member states.

Congresswoman: Obama admin rule change lets insurance companies keep more profits, pay less for care

March 18th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Politics, Police State, Health

Link: http://dailycaller.com/2014/03/18/congresswoman-obama-admin-rule-change-lets-insurance-companies-keep-more-profits-while-paying-less-for-customers-care/#ixzz2wL3l8xaY

Proposed rule change allow insurance companies to keep an additional two percent of premiums for purposes other than medical care, reduce amount insurance providers will be required to pay for people’s medical care while increasing the amount companies allowed to retain for profit, executive pay.

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