Archive for September, 2010 :

Why the Rich Are Angry, and Why You Should Worry About It
September 30th, 2010

The New York Times published a column by Nobel laureate economist Paul Krugman under the headline “The Angry Rich and Taxes.”

Canadian Judge Strikes Down Prostitution Law
September 30th, 2010

Key provisions of Canada’s prostitution law were struck down Tuesday by an Ontario judge who said they endangered the people they were meant to protect.

Former Guerrilla Set To Be the World’s Most Powerful Woman
September 30th, 2010

Stocky and forceful at 63, this former leader of the resistance to a Western-backed military dictatorship (which tortured her) is preparing to take her place as President of Brazil.

Scientists, Secrets and Wall Street’s Lost $4 Trillion
September 30th, 2010

Thanks to an ever growing influx of Ph.D.s from the Ivies and an insatiable demand for an algorithmic trading edge by secretive hedge funds and proprietary trading desks at the largest firms, Wall Street has become part physics lab, part casino, part black hole.

Ashcroft’s Post-9/11 Roundups Spark Lawsuit
September 30th, 2010

Hundreds of people who believe they were falsely detained and imprisoned by the Department of Justice in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks are now seeking redress through the U.S. courts.

Masturbating on the Edge of the Apocalypse
September 30th, 2010

This is all light opera amid the shrill insanity of American politics, where Dinesh D’Souza said on Forbes magazine that “The U.S. is being ruled according to the dreams of a Luo tribesman of the 1950s.

U.S. Mounting First Test of Cyber-Blitz Response Plan
September 30th, 2010

The United States is launching its first test of a new plan for responding to an enemy cyber-blitz, including any attack aimed at vital services such as power, water and banks.

Campaigners Defend ‘Celebrated Novels’ from US Censors
September 30th, 2010

Authors including Toni Morrison and Kurt Vonnegut are among those to have faced recent bans in American schools.

Why Doesn’t the US Talk to Iran?
September 30th, 2010

The unrelenting diplomatic and geopolitical standoff between Iran and the United States is often blamed on the Iranian government for its “confrontational” foreign policies, or its “unwillingness” to enter into a dialogue with the United States.

Obama Administration Internet Wiretap Plans Dredge Up Old Debate
September 30th, 2010

Plans by federal law enforcement and national security officials to make it easier to intercept communications on the Internet are revisiting arguments from the 1990s.

The American Dream: Is It Slipping Away?
September 30th, 2010

An ABC News/Yahoo News poll revealed that today, only half of us think the American dream still holds true, while 43% said that it had once been true.

Are Government Workers Overpaid?
September 30th, 2010

Officials claim that decent pay for state workers, in addition to union protections and other benefits are now too expensive for American taxpayers to afford.

War on Dissent: FBI Agents Raiding Peaceful Anti-War Activists
September 30th, 2010

FBI counter-terrorism agents are offered perverse career incentives that pressure them to conduct actions against groups that pose no danger.

Stuart Littlewood: Reaping Terror’s Reward
September 30th, 2010

If it wasn’t for the “war on terror” America and Israel wouldn’t be enjoying such military fun and games and reaping such fat rewards. Whole new industries are flourishing thanks to the considerable effort they’ve devoted to sowing the seeds of terror.

Spreading Democracy in Afghanistan: One Journalist Arrest at a Time
September 30th, 2010

US-led forces in Afghanistan sure did a bang-up job this week at promoting the concept of Western “democracy.”

Why Black Church Culture Rejects Homosexuality
September 30th, 2010

A large majority of African-American Christians are theologically conservative. The reason why many take the Apostle Paul at his word when he portrays homosexuality as an act of depravity and perversion.

Jordanian Queen says Peace in Mideast Will Weaken Extremists
September 30th, 2010

Jordanian Queen Rania Al Abdullah on Sunday said that successful Mideast peace talks could deal a heavy blow to Islamic militants, as radicals have exploited the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians to further their own violent cause.

Witches, Wizards Banned from Russian Ads
September 30th, 2010

Russian lawmakers have backed a bill that bans witches and wizards from advertising in the media amid concerns that they give false hope to cancer victims.

Zero Rupee Note Battles Corruption in India
September 29th, 2010

Citizens in India are tackling corruption by paying bribes with special Zero Rupee cash with the image on Ghandi on them.

Max-Neef: ‘Poisonous’ Economy Heading to ‘Catastrophic’ Collapse
September 27th, 2010

The economy is to serve the people, not the people to serve the economy — Manfred Max-Neef

The Indispensable People? The Collapse of Western Morality
September 27th, 2010

“Yes, I know, as many readers will be quick to inform me, the West never had any morality. Nevertheless things have gotten worse.” – Paul Craig Roberts

NYPD Doling Out Illegal Summonses To Meet Quotas?
September 27th, 2010

A Brooklyn man standing in front of his apartment was hit with a trespassing ticket, even after cops watched him use his key to get inside. Probably just because the cops are filling a quota.

Paul Watson: ‘You Don’t Watch Whales Die and Do Nothing’
September 24th, 2010

Anti-whaling activist Paul Watson of Sea Shepherds speaks out on relationships with whales, protest versus intervention and veganism.

Crime Partners: The U.S. Secret State and Mexico’s “War on Drugs”
September 24th, 2010

For decades, investigative journalists, researchers and analysts have noted the symbiotic relationships forged amongst international drug syndicates, neofascists and U.S. intelligence agencies.

Mexico Daily Cuts Drug War Coverage After Slaying
September 24th, 2010

The biggest newspaper in Mexico’s most violent city will restrict drug war coverage after the killing of its second journalist in less than two years.

Great Recession Ended in June 2009, But Who Knew?
September 24th, 2010

The National Bureau of Economic Research declared Monday that the so-called Great Recession is over, determining that the U.S. economy hit bottom in June 2009 and began a long, sluggish rebound.

LA County Jail to Field-Test Raytheon Pain Ray
September 24th, 2010

With product spin-offs from the Pentagon infiltrating the homeland security market at an ever-faster pace, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is rolling-out Raytheon Corp.’s Assault Intervention Device.

Blackwater’s Black Ops
September 22nd, 2010

The notorious goon squads of Blackwater are not limited to terrorizing Iraqis and Afghans but have been targeted against Americans as well for corporations like Monsatano and Disney.

US Continues Torture & Murder of Civilians
September 22nd, 2010

The U.S. military continues to terrorize Iraq and Afghanistan and deliberately targets civilians for no reason.

Venezuela’s Sane Agroecology Policy
September 20th, 2010

While most countries have adopted insane agricultural policies, Venezuela has set an example for sustainable food production that the world should emulate.

John le Carré: “U.S. Has Gone Mad”
September 20th, 2010

Famous for his spy novels, John le Carré reads his antiwar essay titled “The United States of America Has Gone Mad.”

Muslims and Islam Were Part of Twin Towers’ Life
September 16th, 2010

Opponents of the Parc51 project say the presence of a Muslim center dishonors the victims of the Islamic extremists on 9/11. But Muslims were already peacefully worshiping in the twin towers long before the attacks.

BP Helped Write Ca. Public Schools’ Environmental Curriculum?
September 16th, 2010

Should corporations, whose aims are to generate profits from a specific interest, be shaping the curriculum intended to foster critical thinking and open-mindedness on a subject?

Quran Burning Story: This Is How The Media Embarrass Themselves
September 16th, 2010

The story of how one lone idiot, pimping an 18th-century brand of community terrorism, held the media hostage and forced some of this nation’s most powerful people to their knees to fitfully beg an end to his wackdoodlery is an extraordinary one.

Vegas Drone Trial Makes History
September 15th, 2010

Peace activists used their trespassing trial to show why America’s use of drones to slaughter civialians is illegal and immoral and their protest righteous.

Canadian Scientists Muzzled by Their Govt.
September 13th, 2010

Scientists who receive public funding in Canada are tightly controlled by the federal government and unable to share information on grave threats to the environment and human health.

Why Americans Elect Awful Presidents
September 13th, 2010

When voters are so easily victimized what does democracy amount to?

“Zombie Contractors,” The Pentagon’s 100 Billion Dollar BoonDoggle
September 13th, 2010

The Pentagon paid for journeymen and got third world unemployed, but to the contracting firms, American, British and Israeli, mostly, they are nothing but a way of defrauding the Pentagon, something any child could do.

CIA Money Behind Wi-Fi Positioning System (WPS)
September 13th, 2010

The IPad will someday be able to do most anything. Thanks to WPS infrastructure pioneered by CIA’s front company and currently being implemented by several other intelligence-connected companies, like Google, Apple, and Navizon.

How To Avoid Accidentally Visiting Organizations That Don’t Want You
September 13th, 2010

To make sure that you’re not unintentionally copying and pasting too much, and getting sued by Righthaven LLC, it is perhaps wisest to not visit any of the news organizations associated with the Stephens Group.

Gerald Celente Interview with Robert Ringer
September 13th, 2010

Trends research analysis expert, futurist, keynote speaker, and Institute Director, Gerald Celente is trusted by many large corporations as the foremost authority on trend forecasting, research, and analysis.

The Nuremberg Trials: Defendants and Verdicts
September 13th, 2010

What has happened since Nuremberg? While many of the prominent Nazi leaders were tried, many others escaped prosecution. Some fled the country and were able to conceal their identity for many years.

The Great Lucius Walker Will be Missed
September 9th, 2010

Activist Rev. Lucius Walker has left this world and will be sorely missed by many.

The Triumph of Evil in America
September 8th, 2010

America is rapidly becoming more evil in every sense of the word but there is hope if we just stand up to evil. Light always has dominion over darkness.

‘Minority Report’ Style Software to Predict Crime
September 6th, 2010

Is it possible for the police to predict who will commit crimes beforehand? Yes, say scientists who have developed a new software similar to that of Hollywood sci-fi thriller ‘Minority Report’.

How Nonproliferation Became a Dirty Word
September 6th, 2010

In other words, nonproliferation has come to mean checking the spread of nuclear weapons to countries that don’t have them while we get to keep ours.

War Propaganda Wins the Academy Award
September 5th, 2010

The Academy Awards used to actually mean something, so very long ago. Now it is just all part of the military’s social engineering system.

Honoring Those Who Toil
September 5th, 2010

Ralph Nader’s thoughts on Labor Day.

Al-Qaeda & Taliban = CIA’s Narco-Terrorists
September 4th, 2010

The evidence shows that Al Qaeda has always been a CIA operation. America has long been its own worst enemy.

TransCanada Already Bullying Landowners in Nebraska
September 4th, 2010

The US has yet to even approve the 1,980-mile TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline, but the company is already sending threatening letters to landowners in their pathway.

Group Fears Govt. Terror Strategy ‘Fuels Mistrust’
September 4th, 2010

Secrecy surrounding counter-terrorism operations is fueling mistrust of authorities, a study by independent think tank Demos suggests.

Another False Ending: Contracting Out the Iraq Occupation
September 4th, 2010

Another false ending to the Iraq war is being declared.

Technology Tracks Schoolbus Kids
September 4th, 2010

A southwest suburban school district has become one of the first in the state to begin tracking students riding buses to and from school each day with GPS and Radio Frequency Identification technology.

Oil Dispersants May Delay Recovery by Years… or Decades
September 2nd, 2010

The scientific evidence suggests that the dispersants used by BP will continue to kill marine life far into the future and is far worse than the oil alone.

Supporting the Constitution Now Makes One A TERRORIST SUSPECT?
September 2nd, 2010

A brochure, printed at taxpayer expense by the FBI and intended to be issued to law enforcement, lists animal rights and environment activists, and constitution defenders as terrorists.

What Happened to the Passengers of the 4 Flights of 9/11?
September 2nd, 2010

Most people are not aware that there are issues with the 4 groups of people who flew on the 4 flights of 9/11 from 3 locations. Evidences show that 2 of the planes did not even take off that day.

More War Lies From Obama
September 1st, 2010

War criminal Obama spouted some big fat lies in his recent speech announcing the non-existent end to the war on the people of Iraq.

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