US Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently decided to deregulate Dow Chemical’s next-generation GE crops. These crops are resistant to glyphosate, toxins like 2,4-D, a component of Agent Orange, Dicamba, linked to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and cancers, disease.
Constitution is designed in such a way that the number of electors voting for a given candidate may be greater, while the number of people they represent is smaller. Thus, the President can be elected by a minority of voters. Is this democracy? What is democracy? It is power of the people. Where is people’s power here? There is none.
The latest encryption measures adopted by Google and Apple to beef up users’ security seem futile in light of firms like Hacking Team, which are offering software that allows authorities to bypass encryptions on personal devices,
The Hungarian government has shelved a proposed tax on internet traffic after mass protests gripped Budapest. Earlier they suggested capping it, but this half-measure didn't appease the protesters.
”Exercise Regenerate was devised to prepare Britain to cope with a massive nuclear attack. Previously secret files document proposals to keep order using psychopathic recruits. Claims that psychopaths would be “very good in crises” as “they have no feelings for others, nor moral code, and tend to be very intelligent and logical.
Obama administration and the Pentagon stoking up military tensions with Russia in the wake of the October 26 Ukrainian parliamentary elections, claiming that flights by small numbers of warplanes over international waters Wednesday constituted “political saber-rattling” and even “Russian aggression.”
Police in the St. Louis, Missouri area are stocking up on riot gear in preparation for renewed protests next month in the event that a grand jury fails to indict Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Missouri police officer who shot and killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown on August 9.
In two speeches this month, US National Security Agency (NSA) Director Admiral Mike Rogers called for a further integration between the NSA and major technology and communications companies.
A federal bankruptcy judge on Thursday approved a restructuring plan for Stockton, California that will eliminate health care benefits for 2,400 retired city workers,imposes a regressive sales tax hike, slashes public services and spins off public assets to Wall Street bondholders.
A new cartoon showing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was behind the 9/11 attacks has heightened recent tensions between the United States and Israel. Israeli artist Amos Biderman drew cartoon that shows Netanyahu was the pilot of an airplane that hit the World Trade Center in New York September 11, 2001.
The United States Department of Defense has advised American troops to hide their identities and change routines to avoid being targeted by the ISIL terrorist group. It stated that attacks could have no advanced warning, adding terrorists may use knives, guns or explosives to kill US troops.
Clashes have erupted between Palestinians and Israeli forces in the West Bank following the shooting death of a Palestinian man suspected of attempting to kill an extremist Jewish rabbi.
A new United Nations report says the world is facing a challenge of foreign fighters in terror groups on an "unprecedented scale," with about 15,000 in Syria and Iraq alone. Fighters from more than 80 countries working with al-Qaida associates in Syria and Iraq "form the core of a new diaspora that may seed the threat for years to come,"
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman lashed out at Sweden for what he called the “miserable decision that strengthens the extremist elements and Palestinian rejectionism.
The US Air Force says it is not halting its use of Depleted Uranium weapons, has recently sent them to the Middle East, and is prepared to use them. several nations, including Iraq, spoke to United Nations First Committee, against use of Depleted Uranium, support mitigating the damage in contaminated areas.
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