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Switzerland eager for closer trade ties with Iran: Envoy

February 6th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Iran

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/02/06/349523/switzerland-seeks-more-iran-trade-ties/

Swiss Ambassador to Tehran Giulio Haas says his country is eager to forge closer economic relations with Iran. Switzerland one of the main European trade partners of Iran, Switzerland exported 2.6 million tons of commodities to Iran in ten-month time, lifted ban on precious metal trade.

Treasury: US could default by end of month

February 6th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/02/04/349152/us-could-default-by-end-of-month/

US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said Monday that America’s borrowing limit should be extended as a matter of urgency or the government would default “at some point very soon,” possibly by the end of this month. Without borrowing not possible to meet all obligations of federal government,"

Struggling US Postal Service looks to bitcoin for new revenue

February 6th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic

Link: http://rt.com/usa/us-postal-service-bitcoin-780/

US Postal Service considering possibility of adding bitcoin exchange to its current financial services. USPS Office of Inspector General (OIG) led a webinar to explore the possibilities. Event included representatives of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Booz Allen Hamilton, and the World Bank,

Alaska to vote on pot legislation this August

February 6th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Economic, Politics, Police State, Health

Link: http://rt.com/usa/alaska-marijuana-legalization-bill-903/

Petition that would let residents of the forty-ninth state vote to make pot legal for adults surpassed a 30,169 signature threshold, clearing the way for issue to appear in ballot booths during elections there on August 19. U S law considers marijuana a Schedule I narcotic on par with heroin.

Uruguay’s president nominated for Nobel Peace Prize for legalizing marijuana

February 6th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Economic, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://rt.com/news/uruguay-nobel-mujica-marijuana-849/

December 2013 Uruguay became first country in the world to fully legalize production and sale of the popular herb. Under the new law, which comes into full effect in early April. Drugs Peace Institute, supported marijuana legalization endorsed his candidacy, political party Frente Amplio, the PlantaTuPlanta.

Greek state hospital workers go on nationwide strike -Video

February 6th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/02/06/349545/greek-healthcare-workers-go-on-strike/

Greek state hospital doctors, nurses and administrative staff have held a strike to protest the government’s austerity measures which allegedly aim to make the healthcare sector "more efficient. Unions: proposed reforms destructive to healthcare sector, includes layoffs, closure of hospitals and clinics across Greece

Digital Independence: NSA Scandal Boosts German Tech Industry

February 5th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Police State, Science

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/_Digital_Independence%3A_NSA_Scandal_Boosts_German_Tech_Industry/32656/0/38/38/Y/M.html

German IT sector hopes to profit from trust lost in American technology firms after NSA spying scandal. IBM and Cisco have seen foreign sales fall particularly in China. Google, Facebook pleading with Washington to exert more control over country's intelligence agencies, fear of user revolt.

In US, ‘Natural’ Food Label Means Nothing

February 5th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Economic, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/In_US%2C_%E2%80%98Natural%E2%80%99_Food_Label_Means_Nothing/32650/0/38/38/Y/M.html

In the United States, pre-packaged foods loaded with artificial ingredients and chemicals can make it onto grocery store shelves boasting the label “natural.”In America, no definition of “natural.” Consumer advocates threaten lawsuits against big food giants, alleging their claims are misleading and illegal.

Metal Band Bills Pentagon for Guantanamo Music

February 5th, 2014
Categories: News, Middle East, Economic, Politics, Police State, Science

Link: http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2014/02/05/metal-band-bills-pentagon-for-guantanamo-music/

Canadian industrial metal band Skinny Puppy sent the Pentagon a bill for $660,000 after being told that guards at Guantanamo Bay had used the band’s music to torment prisoners. Considering suing the Defense Department for using a Skinny Puppy song to torment detainees at the military base in Cuba.

UK set to sell sensitive NHS records to commercial companies with no meaningful privacy protections

February 5th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/UK_set_to_sell_sensitive_NHS_records_to_commercial_companies_with_no_meaningful_privacy_protections/32647/0/38/38/Y/M.html

UK government’s Health and Social Care Information Centre quietly announced plans to share all patient records held by the National Health Service with private companies, from insurers to pharmaceutical companies. How this information would be safeguarded is currently unknown.

.Venezuela struggles with getting basic goods under Chávez's successor

February 5th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.ticotimes.net/2014/02/01/venezuela-struggles-with-getting-basic-goods-under-chavezs-successor

Food shortages, inflation, crime, Maduro blamed violent soap operas, warns broadcasters clean up content. Staples; cooking oil, chicken, flour, milk touch off mob scenes. Government price caps, rationing to prevent hoarding, price gouging. World’s largest petroleum reserves, gas prices, lowest in the world.

Switzerland turns down Greece’s wish to retroactively tax Greeks’ bank deposits

February 5th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Switzerland_turns_down_Greece%E2%80%99s_wish_to_retroactively_tax_Greeks%E2%80%99_bank_deposits/32657/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Swiss Finance Minister Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf turned down the proposal of her Greek counterpart Yiannis Stournaras to impose taxes on Greeks’ bank accounts and transfer the money to Athens. Amount of Greek deposits in Swiss banks is not clear,

New York State Legislature after Israel boycotters

February 5th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Zionism, Middle East, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/02/05/349371/ny-legislature-after-israel-boycotters/

The New York State Legislature could pass a bill, which would bar state financing for academic groups that have taken official action to boycott higher education institutions in Israel. State Senate has approved the bill and the State Assembly is about to vote on it.

Pot buyers add more than $1M to Colorado tax coffers

February 4th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Economic, Politics, Health

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/10024443945

In the first month of legal recreational marijuana sales in Colorado, retailers say they have collected $1.24 million in tax revenue. Likely will exceed a quarter of a million dollars a day, putting it on pace to near $100 million annually. took in $39.9 million in sales,taxes from alcoholic beverages in fiscal 2013,

Insects to save humanity from starvation - UN

February 4th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Economic, Politics

Link: http://voiceofrussia.com/2014_02_04/Insects-to-save-humanity-from-starvation-UN-2789/

Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO):Insects can be solution to world food crisis. Mixed reception, even in countries where insects traditionally considered a special treat. They believe beetles, crickets nourishing, cheap, could save mankind form hunger,social, economic problems.

Netanyahu views trade boycott as strategic threat to Israel

February 4th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Palestine, Zionism, Middle East, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/netanyahu-views-trade-boycott-as-strategic-threat-to-israel/article16701792/

International Israel boycott gains strength. Israeli Prime Minister deemed boycott immoral unjust strategic threat, summoned senior officials for emergency meeting to fix it. Vulnerable in European Union, Israel’s biggest trade partner. Loss of jobs, cheaper alternatives for Israeli goods. Reduced value of Israeli shekel

Financial world shaken by 4 bankers' apparent suicides in a week

February 3rd, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://rt.com/business/russell-investments-chief-economist-dead-564/

Tata Motors director Karl Slym found dead fourth floor Shangri-La hotel in Bangkok. Police said he could have committed suicide. Chief economist of US investment house Mike Dueker found dead close to Tacoma Narrows Bridge Washington State, police say he could have jumped over fence, fallen 15 meters.

Iran Giving Food Away to Millions for Relief

February 3rd, 2014
Categories: News, World, Middle East, Economic, Politics, Iran, Health

Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/04/world/middleeast/irans-government-begins-handing-out-food-packages.html?hpw&rref=world&_r=1

Iran government started handing out food packages for millions of its citizens to help those with low income, try to lower inflation on food.Long lines , where food is distributed. Food package contains 20 pounds of rice two frozen chickens , three dozen eggs, two quarts of vegetable oil, two packs of cheese.

Chick-Fil-A Plans to Remove Dyes, High-Fructose Corn Syrup

February 3rd, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Economic, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/chick-fil-plans-remove-dyes-high-fructose-corn-syrup/

Blogger Vani Hari exposed the entire ingredient’s list of a chicken sandwich from the restaurant. Over 100 ingredients including GMOs, MSG, refined grains, artificial colors,TBHQ, derived from butane. Representatives from Chick-fil-A confirmed they are working on improving, going through menu.

Official admits to Israel inability to stop international boycotts -Video

February 2nd, 2014
Categories: News, World, Zionism, Middle East, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/02/02/348878/israel-unable-to-stop-boycotts-official/

Israel cannot stop international anti-Israel boycott campaign over Israeli settlement activities on the occupied Palestinian territories. European Union blocked all grants, funding to any Israeli entity based in the illegal settlements. Two of Europe’s biggest financial institutions boycotted transactions with Israel.

Israel rejects US warning on growing boycott -Video

February 2nd, 2014
Categories: News, World, Middle East, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/02/03/348969/israel-rejects-us-warning-on-boycott/

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the boycott threats by US Secretary of State John Kerry “immoral and unjust,” adding that no pressure will force him to renounce Israel’s “vital interests.” rejected warning by U S it could face a boycott if talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority fail.

2 Jewish Americans Flee To Israel After Being Accused Of $33M Bank Fraud

February 2nd, 2014
Categories: News, World, Zionism, Middle East, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/2_Jewish_Americans_Flee_To_Israel_After_Being_Accused_Of_%2433M_Bank_Fraud/32558/0/29/29/Y/M.html

The FBI says two US citizens have fled to Israel as the feds were investigating their part in a $33 million bank fraud. 34-count indictment. Aviv Mizrahi faces a maximum statutory sentence of 1,020 years in federal prison Greenes faces a maximum statutory sentence of 330 years in federal prison.

Keystone pipeline won’t hurt environment much, US govt report says

January 31st, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Economic, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://rt.com/usa/keystone-pipeline-us-environment-report-495/

State Department took no position on the project, stopped short of recommending if the line should be built, claim the pipeline more environmentally sound than other options. Approval or denial of any single project unlikely to significantly affect the rate of extraction of oil, oil sands, or refining of heavy crude in US.

Motorcycles swarm streets of Venezuela's capital to protest proposed nighttime curfew

January 31st, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2014/01/31/motorcycles-swarm-streets-venezuela-capital-to-protest-proposed-nighttime/

About 2,000 motorcycles swarmed the streets of Venezuela's capital Friday to protest a proposed nighttime curfew on two-wheelers as part of a government crackdown on crime. But cracking down on two-wheelers, Maduro risks offending part of his socialist revolution's base among the poor.

Squatters Battle Would-Be Evictors in Mexico City

January 30th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=1536468&CategoryId=14091

Police arrested 73 people Wednesday after an attempt to evict squatters from an historic building sparked a brawl, authorities in the Mexican capital said. The fight was over control of the Edificio Gaona, a 92-year-old structure located near the Mexican federal Government Secretariat.

100 French firms ready for econ. cooperation with Iran: Min.

January 30th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Iran

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/30/348461/100-french-firms-seek-business-with-iran/

Iranian Minister of Cooperative, Labor and Social Welfare Ali Rabiei says 100 French companies are ready for cooperation with the Islamic Republic amid hopes of sanctions relief. Renault, said it has resumed shipments to Iran for vehicle assembly.

Norway wealth fund bans investing in 2 Israeli firms -Video

January 30th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Zionism, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/30/348499/norway-blacklists-two-israeli-firms/

World’s biggest wealth fund in Norway put two Israeli firms on blacklist over contribution to construction of illegal settlements in occupied Jerusalem. Romania barred its citizens from working for Israel’s illegal settlements in occupied West Bank. Netherlands’ largest pension divesting from Israeli banks.

Italy's parliament in chaos as MPs fight – video

January 30th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.theguardian.com/world/video/2014/jan/30/italy-parliament-mps-fight-video

MPs in Italy's lower house of parliament break into fights after the speaker interrupted a filibuster by opposition party M5S. Laura Boldrini became the first speaker in history to use the 'guillotine' to cut short a debate, meaning the house voted 236 to 209 to re-evaluate the share capital of the Bank of Italy.

State of the Union: A bankrupt ruling class talking to itself

January 30th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/01/30/pers-j30.html

Ruling elite indifference to needs, country’s working people. One of the few true statements Obama included in his speech was the observation that “corporate profits and stock prices have rarely been higher, and those at the top have never done better. Half the population cutting back on food, medicine.

US House of Representatives votes to slash $8.7 billion from food stamps

January 30th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/01/30/food-j30.html

US House of Representatives voted Wednesday to slash the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, or food stamps) by $8.7 billion over ten years, cutting food benefits by an average of $90 per month for 850,000 of the country’s most vulnerable people Passed after only one hour of debate

Chicago woman sues company that fired her hours after cancer diagnosis

January 30th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Police State

Link: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/01/30/chicago-woman-sues-company-that-fired-her-hours-after-cancer-diagnosis/

Elisa Madonia said she was diagnosed with stage three esophageal cancer her doctors sent property management company S37 letters about her illness and her possible need for significant time off for treatment.Less than two hours later her boss suggested she resign from the job she’d held for four years.

Utah kids in tears after school seizes and tosses out 40 lunches over debt

January 30th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/01/30/utah-kids-in-tears-after-school-seizes-and-tosses-out-40-lunches-over-debt/

District nutrition manager seized, threw away lunches of up to 40 students over negative account balances in Utah elementary school. children had already received their lunches at Uintah Elementary in Salt Lake City.‘You don’t have any money in your account so you can’t get lunch.’”Children were in tears.

Former ‘God’s Money’ host accused of luring retirees into Ponzi scheme through radio show

January 30th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic

Link: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/01/30/former-gods-money-host-accused-of-luring-retirees-into-ponzi-scheme-through-radio-show/

Former host of a Saturday morning Christian radio show arrested in connection with a Ponzi scheme that bilked 38 people in Florida out of $6 million. Gary Gauthier charged with racketeering, security fraud,organized fraud sale of an unregistered security and sale of a security by an unregistered dealer.

Hundreds file lawsuit against makers of Fukushima nuclear plant

January 30th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World, Economic, Science, Health

Link: http://rt.com/news/japan-fukushima-nuclear-lawsuit-416/

1,400 people filed joint lawsuit against three companies that manufactured Japan's Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, saying they should be financially liable for damage caused by its 2011 meltdowns, seeking compensation of 100 yen ($1) each, say lawsuit meant to set new legal precedent on current regulations.

Medical marijuana touches off big debate in Sunshine State

January 30th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Economic, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/01/30/medical-marijuana-touches-off-big-debate-in-sunshine-state/?intcmp=latestnews

In November, Florida voters will decide whether the Sunshine State will be the next laboratory of democracy to legalize medical marijuana. If 60 percent of voters go for it, doctors could prescribe marijuana for patients with "certain medical conditions" and "debilitating diseases.

CEO tells Daily Show ‘mentally retarded’ could work for $2: ‘You’re worth what you’re worth’ -Video

January 29th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/01/29/ceo-tells-daily-show-mentally-retarded-could-work-for-2-youre-worth-what-youre-worth/

CEO of Euro Pacific Capital Peter Schiff: government programs, not low wages, were trapping Americans in poverty.People don’t go hungry in a capitalist economy “In a free market, there’s plenty of food for everybody – especially the poor.” Socialism creates scarcity, famine.

The Stealth Privatization of Pennsylvania's Bridges

January 29th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/21513-the-stealth-privatization-of-pennsylvanias-bridges

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's administration has decided to sign a 40-year contract to privatize the state's crumbling bridges, but there has been little to no media coverage of the deal and what it will mean for two generations of Pennsylvanians.

Windows XP deadline looms, but many firms still aren't ready to leap

January 29th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Police State, Science

Link: http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/tech-decision-maker/windows-xp-deadline-looms-but-many-still-arent-ready-to-leap/#.

8 April 2014 Microsoft will cease providing any patches, including security fixes for Windows XP operating system, runs between one quarter and one third of the world's desktops. Many organisations will chose to run Windows XP even when Microsoft has stopped providing security fixes.

Two Top American Bankers Commit Suicide in London

January 29th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Two_Top_American_Bankers_Commit_Suicide_in_London/32453/0/0/0/Y/M.html

Gabriel Magee, JP Morgan bank executive, jumped from the top of the bank’s European headquarters, fellow American banker, William ‘Bill’ Broeksmit, 58, was found hanging in his South Kensington home.

Iceland Let Banks Fail, Jailed Criminal Bankers and Now Has Only 4% Unemployment

January 29th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Iceland_Let_Banks_Fail%2C_Jailed_Criminal_Bankers_and_Now_Has_Only_4%25_Unemployment/32442/0/0/0/Y/M.html

Iceland let its banks fail in 2008 because they proved too big to save put it on a trajectory that’s turned 2 percent unemployment into a realistic goal while the euro area grapples with record joblessness, led by more than 25 percent in Greece and Spain,

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