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Archive for February, 2011 :


Horrible U.S. Experiments on Humans Revealed
February 28th, 2011

Shocking as it may seem, U.S. government doctors once thought it was fine to experiment on disabled people and prison inmates.


U.S. Military’s ‘Psyops,’ None Are Safe
February 28th, 2011

The reporter whose story for Rolling Stone forced the resignation of former Gen. Stanley McChrystal has a new story out, this time focusing on what he calls “psyops” employed against elected officials by yet another “runaway general.”


Indiana Official: Use Deadly Force, Live Ammo on Wisconsin Protesters
February 28th, 2011

One official in Indiana suggested last week that riot police should use deadly force on those protesting Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to strip unions of their rights.


Middle East Unrest, What Shall We Expect from China?
February 28th, 2011

When it comes to the biggest issue of the day — the revolt of Middle East publics against their leaders — China has nothing to say. To the contrary: Rather than show any leadership at all, China has run home and hidden under a very large stone.


Another Federal Crime: Pointing Lasers at Aircraft
February 28th, 2011

People who knowingly aim laser pointers at an aircraft would be committing a federal crime subject to up to five years in prison under legislation the House has passed.


Still No Labeling of GMOs in the U.S.
February 28th, 2011

The United States government is more concerned that it do not cause the GMO corporations to withdraw financial support, instead of working for the welfare of the consumers.


U.S. Still the Largest User of GMO Seeds
February 28th, 2011

The United States remains the largest user of genetically modified seeds, while Brazil posted the biggest growth, with plantings rising 19 per cent.


Canadian County Troubled by Invading Genetically Modified Bentgrass
February 28th, 2011

Genetically modified bentgrass continues to spread along waterways in Malheur County, and has gone far beyond where it is supposed to be.


GMOs – Be Concerned, Be Very Concerned
February 28th, 2011

The list of genetically modified food ingredients is growing at an alarming rate. And what’s even more disturbing is the fact the USDA seems to have sided with big business in allowing GMO foods to be sold without any labeling whatsoever.


USDA Washes Hands Off GMOs, Places Burden on Organic Growers
February 28th, 2011

In a somewhat recent interview with Miles McEvoy, Deputy Administrator for the USDA’s National Organic Program, he made a sort “shrug of the shoulders” reply to questions on GMO.


Cereal Company Enrolls in the Non-GMO Project
February 28th, 2011

Peace Cereal, a leading all-natural cereal brand in the U.S., enrolled in the Non-GMO Project´s Product Verification Program effective November, 2010.


Mortgage Lending Firm’s Official Reveals $1.9 Billion Fraud
February 28th, 2011

The former treasurer of Taylor, Bean & Whitaker Mortgage Corp., once the 12th largest mortgage lender in the U.S., admitted helping run a $1.9 billion fraud scheme that targeted the government’s Troubled Asset Relief Program and contributed to the failure of Colonial Bank.


Evolution Education vs. Intelligent Design, Who’s Winning?
February 28th, 2011

Five years after the Dover trial pushed intelligent design out of public school classrooms, how has evolution instruction fared?


People in High Places Now Believers in UFOs and Alien Life
February 28th, 2011

Numerous public figures from eminent scientists to politicians have stated their belief in the existence of alien life forms and UFOs. This is probably due to the fact that NASA research has found that half of all stars in the universe have Earth-like planets orbiting around them, raising fresh hopes of finding alien life.


Commissioner Urges Every Nunavummiut to Strengthen the Territory
February 28th, 2011

The Commissioner of Nunavut, Edna Elias, urged all Nunavummiut to build a “solid” foundation for the territory, as she opened the third session of the third legislative assembly Feb. 28 with her first commissioner’s address.


Mat-Su Residents Concerned Over Military’s Training Area Expansion Plan
February 28th, 2011

Alaska’s Mat-Su residents are increasingly concerned of the military’s plan to expand one of its training areas in southcentral.


Oil and Ice
February 27th, 2011

Fears and worries of an oil spill in the Arctic now has a face. With the Icelandic containership Godafoss aground in southern Norway and started leaking heavy oil, one of the biggest challenges of the cleanup operations has been to clean up oil from ice covered areas.


Designing a City for Safe Protests
February 27th, 2011

An architect and head of urban design recommends that urban planners create both a formal space for protests, like a civic square, and a number of informal spaces scattered throughout a city, like parks.


Flies Carry Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria from Factory Farms
February 26th, 2011

What sort of antibiotic-resistant pathogens are growing on factory farms, along with all the cheap pork chops and chicken wings? And what level of threat do they pose to our health?


Livin’ La Vegan Loca
February 26th, 2011

Abstaining from animal products comes with an array of labels; terms like vegan, lacto-vegetarian and pescetarian which confuse the matter when searching for a diet that is healthy and has a positive impact on the environment.


Eating Vegan: The Fake Meat Dilemma
February 26th, 2011

Some point out that fake meats are also highly processed, but we seem to give those foods a “pass.” Fake meat is good as a transitional and as a sometimes food for those still “struggling” to get meat out of their system.


No More Whaling for Japan?
February 26th, 2011

This week, Japan has officially ended its winter whaling season due to hindrances from an animal rights activist group, against the will of the government.


Animal Welfare Bill Would Limit Abuse Investigations
February 26th, 2011

The House Agriculture Committee voted 12-1 to kill House Bill 1063, which had aimed to protect ranchers and cattlemen from investigations undertaken by representatives of animal rights groups.


ADI Partners with CLAWS for ‘Break The Chain’ Campaign
February 26th, 2011

Animal Defenders International (ADI), an animal protection group, has partnered with Citizens Looking for Animal Welfare Solutions (CLAWS) to encourage locals to stay away from the Beja Shrine Circus, which will perform with captive circus animals in March at Brown County, Wisconsin.


SPCA Demands Shelter Stop Gassing Animals
February 26th, 2011

A controversy is brewing in Brown County as word spreads about euthanizing nearly 40 dogs. There was nothing illegal about putting the animals down, but animal rights groups are upset that other options weren’t explored before the dog warden killed the animals.


Animal Rights Activist Not Impressed by Dog Act Change
February 26th, 2011

Replacing a clause in the NWT Dog Act doesn’t really make a difference, according to a Hay River animal rights activist.


Unfriendly Waters: Greenpeace Ship Denied Access to Salem
February 26th, 2011

Since it left Norway, Greenpeace’s ship, Arctic Sunrise, had been anywhere, even to Salem. Only this time, it’s not welcome anymore.


Cheating Investors As Official Government Policy
February 26th, 2011

The United States government and other nations have increasingly adopted an official economic policy of cheating their own savers, with particular damage inflicted on long-term retirement investors that follow conventional investment practices.


Middle East Chaos: What To Learn And What To Expect
February 26th, 2011

After every revolution, the question arises: Has power been fully rescinded by the offending government or regime to the people, or, to yet another corrupt bureaucracy with a slightly different face? Who ultimately benefited from the event?


Mouse-Pig and Super-Fish Seek Approval for Human Consumption
February 26th, 2011

In Canada, the federal government is refusing to say whether it is close to approving genetically modified animals for human consumption. But if they do, you may never know it.


Gates Foundation Controls Media Through Massive Journalism Grants
February 26th, 2011

A recent report in The Seattle Times questions the influence the world’s most powerful foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), has on the media.


Forbes Writer: GMO Labeling Would Violate Corporate Speech Rights
February 26th, 2011

Forbes.com’s Glenn Lammi, general counsel for the right-wing, pro-business think tank the Washington Legal Foundation, goes on the attack against Mark Bittman’s recent New York Times op-ed column calling for the labeling of genetically engineered food.


Malta Disagrees with EU Decision on GMOs
February 26th, 2011

Malta was one of the seven member states opposing the move and voted against the EU Commission’s proposal allowing entry of GMOs. However, this was not enough to stop it because 19 member states voted in favor.


Opposed to GMOs
February 26th, 2011

Existing plants do not carry the burdens of proving they are safe and are ready to be used at any time unlike the GMO ones. Science should heed to the ecological principle: Nature knows best.


Mind Control by Cell Phone
February 26th, 2011

Electromagnetic signals from cell phones can change your brainwaves and behavior. But don’t break out the aluminum foil head shield just yet.


Another Voice: Cellphone Tower Caution is Sensible
February 26th, 2011

The Regional District of Nanaimo did the right thing by taking on the side of caution and refusing a cellphone tower on its property on Hammond Bay Road.


House Reps. Sided with Corporate Polluters Over Children and Health
February 26th, 2011

For the first time in the 40 year history of the Clean Air Act, a majority of the House of Representatives has voted to block EPA from implementing and enforcing standards to sharply reduce mercury and other toxic air emissions from a polluting industry.


How to Pass the U.S. Citizenship Test: Lie
February 26th, 2011

The US govt. is so deluded that the only way to pass the US citizenship test is to provide wrong answers.


US Intervention Aims to Control Libya Oil
February 26th, 2011

“The objective of US intervention in Libya is to contain the revolutionary upsurge of the masses and have a forward base for introducing troops,” says political commentator Ralph Shoenman.


Libyan Protesters March on Tripoli
February 26th, 2011

Libya is bracing for further violence as thousands of democracy seekers take on the Gaddafi regime and march toward the capital, Tripoli.


Maine Governor on BPA, Believing His Own Science
February 26th, 2011

Paul LePage, governor of Maine, is pretty confident about his “science.” Here’s his scientific assessment of the dangers of plastic additive bisphenol A.


You’ll Believe Anything You Read Online, Won’t You?
February 26th, 2011

A research suggests that the average browsing reader will hardly even notice – let alone care – whose blog they are currently reading. They will read the post, and decide what to make of it based on the content, and most probably forget where they found the information in the first place.


Can Geoengineering Save the World from Global Warming?
February 26th, 2011

Is manipulating Earth’s environment to combat climate change a good idea and where, exactly, did the idea come from?


Which Nations Are Most at Risk from Climate Change?
February 26th, 2011

The international community faces the daunting task of determining which countries face the most significant impacts from global warming.


Nunavut Tunngavik to Take Second Look at Uranium Mining
February 26th, 2011

Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. says the territory needs to see “Arctic-specific regulations” around the mining of uranium before they can throw their support behind a proposed uranium mine near Baker Lake.


Arctic Security More Than Sovereignty
February 26th, 2011

A recent public opinion survey, Rethinking the Top of the World: Arctic Security Public Opinion Survey, commissioned by the Canada Centre for Global Security Studies at the Munk School of Global Affairs and the Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation, showed that most Canadians define Arctic security more broadly.


PM on Hot Seat Over Subsidy Change
February 26th, 2011

Prime Minister Stephen Harper says his government could make changes to a controversial subsidy program blamed for skyrocketing food prices in Canada’s Arctic.


Inuit Leaders Develop Guidelines for Future Development in the Arctic
February 25th, 2011

The world’s Inuit say they are tired of being left on the sidelines as petroleum and mining companies reap the benefits of resources being extracted from arctic lands.


Murkowski: ANWR Drilling Back On The Table
February 25th, 2011

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski says unrest in the Middle East puts oil exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge back on the table.


Guarding Against Risks of Cell Phones
February 25th, 2011

When neuro-oncologist Stephanie Wagner sees patients with brain tumors, they often ask, “Why did I get this?” Then, the next question is, “Was it my cell phone?”


Consumer Confidence in Organic Products at Risk Due to GMOs
February 24th, 2011

Confidence on organic foods could easily be shaken if the consumer begins to believe it’s tainted by genetically engineered crops.


The Truth About Frankenfoods
February 24th, 2011

From Flavr Savr tomatoes to Roundup Ready Soybeans, genetically modified foods are being manufactured and unleashed on an unsuspecting public whether we are ready for them or not.


Internet Secret Society Feeds Eating Disorders
February 24th, 2011

Confronting a family member with an eating disorder can be a helpless and heartbreaking situation for families. A society on the Internet is dedicated to thwarting any recovery from this dangerous and possibly fatal behavior.


This Is What a Broke Democracy Looks Like
February 24th, 2011

Wisconsin is an early sign of the stresses that will either shift our system of government action and spending. And everyone seems ready to fight about this necessary shift.


Iran: The Next Domino?
February 24th, 2011

We always imagined somebody else to be the bad guy. We never thought it would be America. The Project for a New American Century, has been at it for so long — changing regimes all over the world.


Internet: Used to Hijack Medical Science for Fear and Profit
February 24th, 2011

The Web can empower people with quality medical information that can help them make informed decisions. But it can also be a breeding ground for sinisteria and health misinformation.


Gulf Oil Spill Claiming Dolphin’s Lives?
February 24th, 2011

How long will the impacts of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico last, and how far will they reach? Can we trust BP or the government when they say everything is fine? Dead baby dolphins are washing ashore in the Gulf of Mexico.


Finally, Vegan Diet is Getting Its Due
February 23rd, 2011

The just-released 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans puts a long-overdue emphasis on vegetarian and vegan foods and how they can tackle the obesity crisis.


Genetically-Modified Maize Threatens Crunchy Snack Chips
February 23rd, 2011

A new type of genetically-modified maize intended for ethanol biofuel production has won approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.


Govt Shutdown: It Wouldn’t Really Matter Either Way
February 23rd, 2011

Is the U.S. government going to shutdown on March 4th, 2011? Possibly. The current temporary funding extension expires on that day.


Army Wants Rapid-Fire Rubber Bullets for Crowd Control
February 23rd, 2011

The US army is planning to field “rubber bullets” for machine guns. Military officials claim the ammunition will allow them to more effectively quell violent protests without loss of life, but human rights campaigners are alarmed by the new weapon.


Vaccine Makers Shielded from Lawsuits: US Supreme Court
February 23rd, 2011

Vaccine makers are protected from lawsuits, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, dashing the hopes of a US couple who had sought monetary damages after their daughter fell ill after a round of routine childhood inoculations.


Rothschilds Killing Islamic Banks In Emerging N. African Markets
February 23rd, 2011

The world’s finances are controlled by privately-owned “central banks” masquerading as federal government banks in nearly every country in the world. The Rothschilds and their associates own most shares in these “central banks.”


Widow: Pentagon Aide Wheeler ‘Killed by Hitman’
February 23rd, 2011

Prominent Washington aide John Wheeler was assassinated by a hitman in a targeted killing, his widow has claimed.


San Carlos Commission Approves Controversial Cell Tower
February 23rd, 2011

San Carlos planning commissioners on Tuesday night gave the go-ahead to T-Mobile’s proposal to erect a 50-foot-tall cell phone tower despite getting an earful from residents.


Why We Still Don’t Know How Much Money Goes to Fossil Energy
February 23rd, 2011

We’ve long suspected that no one really knows how much of our money goes to dirty oil executives. Do taxpayers even have a widely accepted, comprehensive inventory of how of our money is being handed to the dirty energy lobby by politicians?


Mobile Phones Can Damage Your Brain
February 22nd, 2011

It is time to recognize the dangers of using modern communication technology. Take away your own prejudices and love of technology and answer this question: Why are more and more people in their 30s and 40s being diagnosed with dementia?


Warning Signs, Towers Greet Mt. Woodson Hikers
February 22nd, 2011

The summit of Mount Woodson, a popular North County hiking and rock climbing destination, comes with more than a view of the Pacific Ocean and coastal hills. It comes with a warning.


One Size Does Not Fit All
February 22nd, 2011

One size does not fit all when it comes to SmartMeters. It seems that neither PG&E nor the PUC cares where the SmartMeters were installed.


Mobile Phone Radiations Health Risk – Government Agrees
February 22nd, 2011

Cell phone radiations could be harmful even to butterflies, bees, insects and sparrows; and not just human being cells and biological mechanisms.


BC Hydro Smart Meters Coming in the Next Year
February 22nd, 2011

By 2012, every residential and commercial customer of BC Hydro in the province will be using a “smart meter” to calculate their water usage. But this new brand of technology has some residents worried.


NDP GMO Bill Defeated
February 22nd, 2011

New Democrat Agriculture Critic, Alex Atamanenko MP (BC Southern Interior) chastised the Harper Conservatives and their Liberal counterparts for defeating his genetically modified organisms bill in the House of Commons.


OCA in Grassroots Fight to Stop GMO Takeover
February 22nd, 2011

A grassroots campaign currently underway by the Organic Consumers Association (OCA) is seeking to essentially “overrule” the Obama Administration’s decision last month that lifted the ban on genetically-modified (GM) alfalfa.


Anti-GMO Activists Destroy Bt Eggplants
February 22nd, 2011

Anti-genetically modified (GM) crops activists have destroyed experimental GM eggplants being studied by the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB).


U.S. Geo-Engineering Budget Exceeds Billions
February 22nd, 2011

Geoengineering has now been defined as: “the deliberate large-scale manipulation of the planetary environment to counteract anthropogenic climate change.” – The Royal Society 2009


The Great American War Machine Rolls On Under Obama
February 22nd, 2011

“As it is, we’re pumping…money into sustaining a fighting force that’s orders of magnitude larger than anything retained by any other country,” observes Ezra Klein of The Washington Post February 14th.


Monsanto Shifts ALL Liability to Farmers
February 22nd, 2011

Farmers who plant Monsanto’s GM crops probably don’t realize what they bargain for when they sign the Monsanto Technology Stewardship Agreement contract.


Campaign to Boycott Land O’Lakes Starts
February 22nd, 2011

Land O’Lakes stands to make a fortune from polluting our food supply with untested and unlabeled GMOs.


Tense Standoff Remains in Wisconsin
February 22nd, 2011

As the standoff continues in Madison over a budget bill that would increase the costs of benefits to public employees and curb their collective bargaining rights, Republican Gov, Scott Walker blamed unions for squandering state coffers and impeding fiscal reform.


Sorry About All the Bombs
February 22nd, 2011

Author who wrote the 1971 released Anarchist Cookbook, which is now considered as the terrorists’ bible, is now a teacher of diplomats’ children and an expert in conflict resolution.


Anti-Semitism Flares in Greece
February 22nd, 2011

Greece, more than many European nations, continues to wrestle with strong anti-Jewish feelings. Such sentiments have been revived amid the angst and anger of the Greek economic crisis.


Wisconsin Rallies Renew History of Political Activism
February 22nd, 2011

A birthplace of the progressive movement is crackling with a fervor not seen in decades. The biggest rally yet is expected Saturday — along with an influx of conservative counter-protesters.


It’s Time for the Whaling Industry to Weep
February 22nd, 2011

Sea Shepherd is already counting the victories of its campaign for the whales. The Japanese whaling fleet’s operations has been gravely disrupted, while the campaign has opened the eyes of the Japanese community. Clear skies ahead for the whales!


The Chinese People Say “NO” to GE Rice
February 22nd, 2011

“We don’t want GE rice!” is the clear message that has rung loud and clear in China.


China Snuffs Out Democracy Protests
February 22nd, 2011

An attempt to foment a Chinese “jasmine” revolution was met with an emphatic show of state power in China after a call to mount public demonstrations against the government was posted on an internet forum.


Activist Faces 10 Years in Prison for Peacefully Challenging Big Oil
February 22nd, 2011

This is the story of an ordinary citizen (Tim DeChristopher) taking creative peaceful direct action to disrupt, as he put it, a “fraud against the American people and a threat to (his) future.”


Make the Arctic Nuke-Free: Liberal MP
February 22nd, 2011

Grit MP Larry Bagnell wants Canada’s Arctic to be a nuke-free zone.


Biodiversity Versus Biotech
February 21st, 2011

Scripps Research Institute is trying to destroy the last bit of forest eco-system in South Florida to build a massive ‘bio-tech’ research center.


2nd Evil PA Judge Convicted
February 21st, 2011

While the 2 corrupt Judges who sent kids to jail for cash have been convicted, the rotten State govt. that aided and abetted their crimes has remained unchanged.


Time to Topple Corporate Dictators
February 21st, 2011

Will America’s corporate criminals ever face a revolt?


Organic Farms Show Way to Beat GMO
February 21st, 2011

Organic farming uses concoctions made from juices of certain plants that are known to fight pests and insects, particularly fruit and shoot borers (FSBs)—the main worry of eggplant farmers.


Greenpeace Hungary Demonstrates for GMO Ban
February 21st, 2011

Hungarian Greenpeace activists on Thursday added a collection of signatures to a European campaign to collect one million signatures for a petition against easing EU rules on producing genetically modified organisms (GMO).


EU Commission to Form Pro-GMO Policy
February 21st, 2011

The European Union Commission, at the behest of lobbyists from the biotechnology, food, and animal feed industries, is proposing to undo a long-held “zero-tolerance” policy that protects the European food supply from contamination by genetically-modified organisms (GMO).


A Genetically Modified Debate on Food Allergies
February 21st, 2011

Food allergies in children under 18 years old have risen, according to a study by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. But the increase in genetically modified foods that Americans consume on a regular basis has not been reported.


Its Official, Cell Phone Radiation is Deadly
February 21st, 2011

The results are out and they are not pleasing at all. It has been found that radiation from mobile towers pose grave health risks including memory loss, lack of concentration and digestive disturbances.


The Phone’s On Hold
February 21st, 2011

A growing number of parents are perplexed on how they want to restrict their children’s use of cellphones and the internet. However, they don’t want to deprive their children of technology and popular culture. How should parents balance their children’s health and emotional security with modern life?


FBI Urges Congress to Expand Internet Wiretapping
February 21st, 2011

The FBI urged members of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security on Thursday to update the Communications Assistance to Law Enforcement Act (CALEA) and make it easier for authorities to eavesdrop on Internet.


Outcry Doesn’t Stop Cell Tower
February 21st, 2011

Despite protests from parents and residents, a cellphone tower disguised to resemble a pine tree is one step closer to breaking ground blocks away from an elementary school.


Residents Declare Victory in Cellphone Tower Squabble
February 21st, 2011

A group of North Vancouver residents may have been successful in their fight against a proposal to erect a cellphone tower in their neighbourhood.


George Soros & Egypt’s New Constitution
February 21st, 2011

It turns out that the new Egyptian Constitution has already been drafted, not by the Egyptian people, but by the very US-backed protesters who brought about regime change in the first place.


Air Force Ordered Software to Manage Army of Fake Virtual People
February 21st, 2011

To help destroy secrets outlet WikiLeaks and discredit progressive bloggers, the sinisters crafted detailed proposals for software that manages online “personas,” allowing a single human to assume the identities of as many fake people as they’d like.


Crowd-Sourced Data Potential: Positive Change or Human Rights Abuses
February 21st, 2011

Social media have scored big successes in helping crowds to gather and communicate online to challenge oppressive regimes in recent weeks, but digital gathering places that are basically public—and the crowd-sourced data they generate—also carry risks.


Koch Brothers Behind Wisconsin Effort to Kill Public Unions
February 21st, 2011

Mother Jones is reporting that much of the funding behind the Walker for Governor campaign came from none other than uber-conservatives, the infamous Koch Brothers.


Bahrain Royal Family Orders Army to Turn on the People
February 21st, 2011

Bahrain’s ruling family has defied mounting international criticism by ordering the army to turn on its people for the first time since pro-reform demonstrations erupted five days ago.


An “Evil” Cult Leader Facing Rape Charges
February 21st, 2011

An “evil” cult leader tried to force a pregnant schoolgirl to give birth so the secret occult group could claim the child as its own, a jury has been told.


Inuit to Stand Together at Summit on Arctic Resource Development
February 21st, 2011

Inuit leaders from the circumpolar world are to meet in Ottawa this week to hammer out a common front on the development of Arctic resources including offshore oil.


Arctic Food Subsidy Defended by Ottawa
February 21st, 2011

The federal government is defending its changes to the way food prices are subsidized in remote northern communities, after photographs revealed $29 cheese spread and $77 breaded chicken in a Nunavut hamlet.


Earth Activism: What We Don’t Want
February 21st, 2011

A justice movement usually begins with “what we want,” but for it to be effective we must also clearly articulate and fight for “what we don’t want.” What do we really want and don’t want out of the campaign to save the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge?


Health Fears Over Microwave Devices Outside Schools
February 20th, 2011

Concerned parents are outraged that they have not been consulted about proposals for the installation of microwave antennae at their children’s schools.


Poor Tattooed Pigs Angered Animal Rights Campaigners
February 20th, 2011

Pigs can expect to be branded, but one farm has turned the process into an art form, “decorating” them from head to toe with tattoos.


House Moves to Block EPA Review of Arctic Drilling Pollution Permits
February 20th, 2011

The House of Representatives passed an amendment proposed by Rep. Don Young that would prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency appeals board from reviewing air pollution permits for offshore drilling in the Arctic.


Why Isn’t Wall Street in Jail?
February 19th, 2011

Financial crooks brought down the world’s economy — but the Feds are doing more to protect them than to prosecute them.


Mother Arrested for Taking Pictures of Tourist Attraction at Airport
February 19th, 2011

This case is a frightening example of what can happen when a photographer encounters ignorant bullies with badges.


America’s Silent Killing Fields 2011
February 19th, 2011

America’s silent killers are deadly, and do not discriminate. They target anybody, regardless. They poison livestock, pets, and wildlife, and the people behind them deny complicity in the carnage. Who or what are these silent, deadly killers?


Unrest in the Middle East and North Africa — Country by Country
February 19th, 2011

While thousands of people gathered in Egypt’s Tahrir Square for a celebratory “Victory Day,” protests spread elsewhere in the region Friday. Here are the latest developments, including the roots of the unrest, as well as a look at previous events in affected countries.


It’s Time Man Stopped to Consider Earth’s Health
February 19th, 2011

What’s Good for Man may wreck the planet, and with the mushrooming expansion of humans numbers, increasingly seems likely to.


Love in a Time of Freakout
February 19th, 2011

Increasingly across this troubled globe, people are realizing something sad and important: the mechanisms of a city, or nation, or government, which supposedly provide the means by which solutions are rallied, are inadequate and as dysfunctional as the conundrum they seek to untangle.


Kids Who Skip School are Tracked by GPS
February 19th, 2011

Frustrated by students habitually skipping class, police and school officials in Anaheim are turning to GPS tracking to ensure they come to class.


Wisconsin in Near-Chaos Over Anti-Union Bill
February 19th, 2011

Protesters swarm Wisconsin’s Capitol and Democratic lawmakers flee the state to stall the new Republican governor’s anti-union bill.


China Row Over Synchronised Goldfish Magic Trick
February 19th, 2011

Chinese animal rights groups are urging TV stations not to show a magic trick of goldfish swimming in formation.


Why Aren’t G.M.O. Foods Labeled?
February 18th, 2011

If you want to avoid sugar, aspartame, trans-fats, MSG, or just about anything else, you read the label. If you want to avoid G.M.O.’s — genetically modified organisms — you’re out of luck.


USDA Says Americans Need More Sugar…and More GMOs
February 18th, 2011

Why is the USDA resorting to the hasty approval of a genetically engineered crop to ensure that the U.S. sugar supply remains abundant?


Labeling GMOs Does Not Increase Food Costs
February 18th, 2011

Prof. Chris Viljoen from the GMO Testing Laboratory at the University of the Free State in South Africa recently wrote a piece in BusinessDay countering false claims that mandatory labeling requirements for genetically-modified foods increase food costs.


The Case for Labeling GMOs
February 18th, 2011

With the USDA’s recent flurry of green lights for genetically modified crops — evidently at the urging of the White House — the Obama administration should brace itself for a big push on the labeling question.


The Myth of GMO and Organic Coexistence
February 18th, 2011

There have been several victories against GMOs. But last week a ruling made clear that things were again moving in the wrong direction.


Canada Rejects Stronger Export Rules for GMOs
February 18th, 2011

Canadian MPs voted on February 9th to reject stronger export rules for crops of genetically modified organisms (GMOs).


Let’s Not Stop at Salmon
February 18th, 2011

The war against GMOs leaned slightly favorably on the anti-GMO side with the banning of the frankenfish. However, it’s just one of the GMO monster’s tentacles. So, let’s not stop at salmon.


“GMO Free Zone” Contemplated by Croatia and Austria
February 18th, 2011

Representatives of the Croatian Parliament’s Environmental Protection Committee met with their Austrian counterparts in Vienna on Tuesday to discuss the establishment of a GMO-free zone in Alpe-Adria region.


GMO vs Organic, Who Gives A Damn?
February 18th, 2011

The food that we eat is regulated by the Feds, they are very careful to ensure that nothing bad enters our tummies. You just have to switch on your TV to see that in action! This is the picture that the average American is shown. But is it an accurate one?


Fluoridation: The Scam of the Century
February 18th, 2011

The question posed to the CDC, the EPA, and the Public Health officials of “why then do we have to ingest flouride?” NEVER gets answered.


New Guidelines Would Make School Lunches Healthier
February 18th, 2011

School cafeterias would have to hold the fries — and serve kids more whole grains, fruits and vegetables — under the government’s plans for the first major nutritional overhaul of students’ meals in 15 years.


WHO Cell Phone Research Urge Precautions in Using Cell Phones
February 18th, 2011

A report by two leaders of the World Health Organization’s Interphone study, the largest research study to date on cell phone risks, warn that people should be careful in how they use cell phones now while additional research is carried out by WHO and others.


Oregon Bill Requires Cell Phone Warning Labels
February 18th, 2011

Oregon state Sen. Chip Shields with four Senate co-sponsors and two representatives introduced a bill on Feb. 7, requiring retailers to apply warning labels on “cell phones and packaging.”


Sarah Palin Makes a Boob of Herself
February 18th, 2011

Michelle Obama’s praise-worthy promotion of breast-feeding has come under attack by Tea-Party twit Palin.


Obama’s $36 Billion Nuke Giveaway
February 18th, 2011

Obama is cutting spending for the poor and jobless but giving away mountains of cash to Nuclear Crime Corporations.


Hunting the CIA’s Keystone Kommandos
February 18th, 2011

The CIA kidnapping of Abu Omar in Italy is just one of the CIA’s many stupid blunders and crimes.


America Betrayed Again by Corrupt Congress
February 18th, 2011

Congress has barred the FCC from using any funding to enforce net neutrality. This is a sneaky way to further enrich criminal telecoms.


Bethlehem Residents Protest Cell Tower
February 18th, 2011

A small group of protestors began tackling a towering dilemma in their Bethlehem community Sunday afternoon.


Wilmette Park District Nixes Cellular Tower
February 18th, 2011

An audience of parents, neighborhood residents and other cell tower opponents erupted into cheers when Wilmette Park District commissioners voted overwhelmingly to end talks with AT&T representatives aimed at placing a cell tower at Centennial Park.


CARB & The United Nations’ Agenda 21
February 18th, 2011

UN’s local Agenda 21 program wants nations to go along with a climate-change treaty that would require massive government intrusion into and regulation of all aspects of energy production and consumption.


Cell Tower Can’t Be Ignored
February 18th, 2011

Delta’s community planning director Tom Leathem, who is eyeing cell towers for Tsaw, is relying only on Federal Health Canada guidelines that are based on antiquated exposure levels. More current scientific research has proven that the lower levels is causing the damage.


How to Fake an Economic Recovery
February 18th, 2011

Here are the step by step account of how the sinister forces are fabricating an economic recovery out of thin air.


World Bank: Food Prices at “Dangerous Levels”
February 18th, 2011

Global food prices have hit “dangerous levels” that could contribute to political instability, push millions of people into poverty and raise the cost of groceries, according to a new report from the World Bank.


Did Pentagon’s Prediction Software Spot the Egypt Unrest?
February 18th, 2011

America’s military and intelligence agencies have spent more than $125 million in three years on computer models that are supposed to forecast political unrest. But if any of these algorithms saw the upheaval in Egypt coming, the spooks and the generals are keeping the predictions very quiet.


Facebook & Google are CIA Fronts
February 18th, 2011

Facebook and Google were indirectly funded by the CIA with the goal of learning and storing everything there is to know about you. Why? To monitor and ultimately control.


Are Schools Becoming Police States?
February 18th, 2011

Due largely to zero tolerance policies that were intended to make schools safer by discouraging the use of actual drugs and weapons by students, we are now witnessing the inhumane treatment of young people and the criminalization of childish behavior.


China Flexes Muscles With US As Biggest Creditor: WikiLeaks
February 18th, 2011

Confidential diplomatic cables from the U.S. embassies in Beijing and Hong Kong lay bare China’s growing influence as America’s largest creditor.


China Committed “Unprecedented” Cyber-Attack on Canada?
February 18th, 2011

Now U.S. neighbor Canada appears to have become the latest victim of Chinese cyber-aggression. Canada’s Prime Minister, although not confirming which foreign agents were responsible, said that there was indeed an attempt to access government info.


Nervous System Manipulation by Electromagnetic Fields from Monitors
February 18th, 2011

The TV and your computer monitor can be used to manipulate your nervous system. Here is the proof. Read it and weep.


U.S. Military Cargo in Argentina Was for South American Black Op
February 17th, 2011

Authorities in Argentina may not return the confiscated military cargo to the United States, despite the diplomatic outcry by the Obama administration and the State Department.


Child Soldier Trauma in Uganda Shares Similarities with N. Ireland
February 17th, 2011

Psychology students at Queen’s University have discovered similarities between child soldier trauma in Uganda and those children caught up in Northern Ireland’s Troubles.


Does Sex Discrimination in Science Keep Women Down?
February 16th, 2011

A review in PNAS last week finds that there is actually little evidence for sex discrimination, and concludes that women’s under-representation stems from other causes.


An ‘English Goddess’ for India’s Down-Trodden
February 16th, 2011

A new goddess has recently been born in India. She’s the Dalit Goddess of English.


The Shame Of Being An American…
February 16th, 2011

Do the goons in Washington really think that ALL Americans are stupid?


America’s Legacy of Mutagenic War
February 15th, 2011

A series of disturbing reports from Iraq and Vietnam (backed up by a horrific collection of videos) have exposed a hidden legacy of war — weapons that continue to create victims years after the conflict has ended.


Engineered Economic Collapse Approaching
February 15th, 2011

Ron Paul constantly reminds us that money is created out of thin air, which is to say it’s an illusion. Therefore, the debt must be an illusion too, correct? Yet, fiscal conservatives still use the debt as a tool of fear to make budget cuts that they selectively deem expendable.


Calgary to End Water Fluoridation
February 15th, 2011

After much heated debate from both sides, the Calgary city council voted 10 – 3 to stop adding the hazardous chemical byproduct of the aluminum and phosphate fertilizer industries to the city’s drinking water.


U.S. FDA Kidnapped the Seller of an Effective Anti-Cancer Herbal Product
February 15th, 2011

There’s a claim that Greg Caton, a herbalist, was allegedly illegally kidnapped in Ecuador and brought back to the USA to be punished for daring to sell an anti-cancer product that really worked. Caton was a threat to the cancer industry, and the FDA wanted to make an example out of him.


Terrorist Who Trained London Bombers Was Working for US Govt
February 15th, 2011

The Jihadist who helped train the 7/7 bomber was quietly freed by the US after just 5 years, prompting suspicions that he was still an active US informant while he was assisting the London terrorist.


The Globalist Web of Subversion
February 15th, 2011

A “network” of plutocrats largely centered around the Council on Foreign Relations, that has the ability to bring down regimes by manipulating those who believe themselves to be shaping a new and more humane future, has grown immensely since 1966.


High Cholesterol is NOT a Disease
February 15th, 2011

Statins do lower cholesterol, but there’s no evidence that they do anything to protect you against heart disease. High cholesterol is NOT a DISEASE! For most people it’s not even a problem! In fact, driving cholesterol levels too low–THAT’S a real problem.


The Siddiqui Case – Mind Control?
February 14th, 2011

Does the Pakistan military manufacture mind-controlled ‘terrorists’ on behalf of the US/NATO/Israel war industry? The case of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui shows who the real enemies are and to what lengths they will go to wage their war of terror on us all.


The People Take on Kentucky Over Environmental Devastation
February 14th, 2011

While cameras have been focused on democracy activists in Egypt, citizens have been taking on the corrupt Kentucky Governor’s office.


FBI Releases Files On the Anarchist Cookbook
February 14th, 2011

In 1971 a book entitled “The Anarchists Cookbook” was published which provided information on drugs, sabotage and bombs. The FBI expended substantial resources investigating the author and publisher while trying to formulate a response.


Justice Department: FBI Can Get Phone Records Without Oversight
February 14th, 2011

The U.S. Justice Department has asserted that the FBI can obtain telephone records of international calls made from the U.S. without any formal legal process or court oversight.


Egypt’s Revolution & Gene Sharp’s Theory of Nonviolent Activism
February 14th, 2011

Egypt represents an extraordinary vindication of the philosophy of Gene Sharp, a political scientist. For decades, Sharp has argued that nonviolence is the best means of overthrowing corrupt, violent, repressive regimes.


Lingering Military “Widows’ Tax” Angers Wives
February 14th, 2011

The “widows’ tax” says a military spouse whose loved one dies from a service-related cause can’t collect both survivor’s benefits and the full annuity benefits from insurance they bought from the Defense Department.


Cemex to Pay $1.4 Million for US Clean Air Act Violations
February 14th, 2011

The U.S. EPA and the Justice Department announced that Cemex, Inc., one of the largest U.S. producers of Portland cement, has agreed to pay a $1.4 million penalty for Clean Air Act violations at its cement plant in Fairborn, Ohio.


Corporate Scavengers Are Making Big Money Off Our Economic Pain
February 12th, 2011

Big business has found a number of ways to profit from the economic suffering on ‘Main Street.’


If LEED Is A Fraud, Why Aren’t Developers Suing?
February 12th, 2011

Henry Gifford filed an Amended Complaint in his suit against the USGBC for fraudulently claiming that LEED buildings save energy. If the problems are so fundamental, why is it that only him and a few others seem to be the only ones suing?


Pro-GM Science Community Is Its Own Worst Enemy
February 12th, 2011

Attempts by the GM science community to “educate” the public of the supposedly benefits of the franken foods are doomed to failure. Lord Robert Winston said, “Scientists must listen to public fears, and respond to the concerns of ordinary people.”


Parnell Opposes Obama Plan for Wild Lands in Alaska
February 12th, 2011

Gov. Sean Parnell opposes an Obama administration effort to strengthen protection of wild lands in Alaska managed by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, saying it would allow the government to create more wilderness without congressional oversight.


Fighting Religious Sects in Arctic Russia
February 12th, 2011

The newly appointed Bishop Daniil of Arkhangelsk is likely to make the fight against new religious groups and sects a top priority.


Ex-CIA Staffer Alleges Agency Coverup in Toxin Exposure Case
February 11th, 2011

A former CIA security officer is alleging that the agency is unjustifiably invoking a “state secrets” claim to cover up evidence that he and his family suffered illnesses as a result of exposure to environmental contamination at an agency facility.


USDA Funds Domino’s Pizza While Riots Break Out Worldwide
February 11th, 2011

Despite the starving families who cannot afford basic food items, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently decided to funnel 12 million dollars into the popular pizza chain Domino’s Pizza to promote their new extra-cheese pizza.


Abducted vs Adopted: For 1.5M of U.S. Adoptees, What’s the Difference?
February 11th, 2011

Adoptees — their story will never make headlines in the U.S. or internationally. Despite the fact that nearly 60% of American’s are impacted, directly and indirectly, by the fall out of adoption and adoption policy.


Eisenhower and the Danger of a Military Coup
February 11th, 2011

Fifty years ago, Americans were warned of a danger that Eisenhower may have had in mind: the threat of a military coup here inside the United States.


Ronald Reagan, Enabler of Atrocities
February 11th, 2011

For all the many tributes to President Ronald Reagan, you might want to spend a minute thinking about the many atrocities in Latin America and elsewhere that he aided, covered up or shrugged off in his inimitable “aw shucks” manner.


The Posada Trial Takes a Historic Turn
February 11th, 2011

For the first time in a history dominated by hostility and aggression, US government prosecutors formally presented evidence of terrorism committed against Cuba in a court of law—against one of its own former CIA operatives.


Sex Abuse Scandals Line John Paul’s Road to Sainthood
February 11th, 2011

The leadership of the Roman Catholic Church is embroiled, once again, in a sexual abuse scandal or, more properly speaking, another aspect of the same sexual abuse scandal that has haunted the Church for over 20 years.


Oxfam Warns Against Trend in Using Aid for Political & Military Purposes
February 11th, 2011

Donor governments are now spending proportionately more aid on countries they consider politically and militarily important while overlooking equally severe needs in crises elsewhere, said Oxfam report.


Mexico Rejects Monsanto’s GMO Corn
February 11th, 2011

Mexican officials seem to have more common sense than American officials, with their continued denouncement of Monsanto’s genetically-modified (GM) corn.


Opt Out of Receiving Yellow Pages and Help Save Our Trees
February 11th, 2011

The Yellow Pages Association has finally created an opt out option where you can request that they don’t send you their huge yellow pages phone book any longer.


Ecowarriors and the Criminalization of Civil Disobedience
February 11th, 2011

The film Ecowarriors examines what many see as the gradual criminalization of Civil Disobedience, especially for environmental activists, in the US. The story then moves to Europe and asks if the same thing could happen there.


Unilever to Stop Testing Lipton Tea on Animals
February 11th, 2011

An animal rights group claimed victory after the owner of Lipton and PG Tips teas, the giant Unilever group, said it would stop testing its teas on animals.


Is Bacon a Gateway Meat for Vegetarians?
February 11th, 2011

NPR recently ran a story about bacon being a “gateway meat” for vegetarians. The story was more of an extended mockery of vegetarianism than a real examination of the phenomenon.


Animal Rights Groups Demand Ban on Cow Slaughter
February 11th, 2011

Animal Rights Activists demanded the Goa Government to ban cow slaughter and to close down all illegal slaughter houses in the Indian state.


Animal Cruelty Bill Sparks Controversy
February 11th, 2011

A bill that would redefine animal cruelty standards and enforcement procedures has animal rights advocates up in arms.


Ordinance May Change What Dog Owners Can Do
February 11th, 2011

Residents, animal rights advocates, and county staff have been drafting an ordinance that would ban restraining animals by chain or tether for a time beyond two hours in a 24 hour period.


Animal Cruelty Case Up for Dismissal, State Waited Too Long
February 11th, 2011

An attorney for the owners of farm animals seized from Fair Play Farm in Clinton last June says the state waited 145 days longer than the law permits to seek possession of the animals.


The Real Vegan Challenge Won’t Be Televised
February 11th, 2011

Last week, Oprah, and almost 400 of her staff, went vegan. The show documented her “vegan challenge,” while showing where meat products come from. Here’s another “challenge” that’s surely won’t be televised.


Animal-Rights Commando Goes After Santeria Sacrifices
February 10th, 2011

For at least a year, a real-estate developer, donned a disguise, two guns, and a bulletproof vest for nightly motorcycle raids of illegal slaughterhouses and Miami-Dade County’s horse meat black market.


Sea Shepherd Crew Narrowly Escapes Whalers
February 10th, 2011

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s ship the Gojira narrowly escaped getting deliberately rammed and destroyed by the whaling ship Yushin Maru No. 3. Not contented, the crew of the whaling ship even threw spears at Sea Shepherd’s crew.


Another Break for Rainforests Against Palm Oil Companies
February 10th, 2011

Golden Agri might just be the first Indonesian palm oil company to make commitments that could end its involvement in the forest destruction.


Male Rights Activist Calls for Valentine’s Day Boycott
February 10th, 2011

A relationship expert in Los Gatos, Ca. believes Valentine’s Day should be canceled permanently because it promotes inequality of the sexes.


Food Fight: Controversy Anew Over Live-Animal Markets
February 10th, 2011

When the California Fish and Game Commission meets in Sacramento this week, live animal markets won’t be high on the agenda.


Scientists Urge Halt of Wireless Rollout
February 10th, 2011

Scientists who study radio frequency radiation from wireless technologies have issued a scientific statement warning that exposures may be harming the development of children and pregnant women, at levels now commonly found in the environment.


Author to Discuss Dangers of Cell Phone, Microwave Radiation
February 10th, 2011

The author is the keynote speaker at a four-day gathering arranged by St. Patrick Hospital and affiliated organizations. The conference touches on both scientific and spiritual responses to modern health issues.


Can We Swap Obama for Chavez?
February 10th, 2011

While Obama has turned out to be the most disappointing president in the last century, Chavez continues to impress with his resolve to improve the lives of ordinary working people.


Demise of the Dictators
February 10th, 2011

In lands that have been plundered and tyrannized, the Arab Revolution of 2011 has been smoldering for decades. What finally turned resignation into rebellion?


Video Surveillance’s Pros, Cons Weighed in Small Iowa City
February 10th, 2011

Ottumwa, which has about 25,000 residents, is among dozens of smaller U.S. communities that are turning to cameras to help monitor their downtowns or high-crime areas. But not all residents like it.


Former MUFON Director Reveals Reasons for His Resignation
February 10th, 2011

Former MUFON Director, James Carrion fires back at critics and reveals bribery, misinformation, and other sinisterness as reasons for his resignation.


Jane Lynch Slams Westminster Dog Show
February 9th, 2011

Jane Lynch has slammed the Westminster Dog Show for promoting animal breeding over adoption.


100 Sled Dogs Killed In British Columbia Due to Slump In Tourism
February 9th, 2011

The heinous slaughter of 100 dogs in British Columbia has revealed a “dirty secret” of the dog sled industry, according to CKNW.


Island Owner Files Plans for Off-the-Grid Home
February 9th, 2011

The owners of Dobbins Island have filed plans with the county for a 2½-story home that will be entirely off the power grid, the architect said.


Precision-Paragon [P2] to Donate Energy-Efficient Lights for the Brighter Sudan Project
February 9th, 2011

Precision-Paragon P2 announced that the company will donate energy-efficient light fixtures for classrooms and additional materials to assist the construction of a solar-powered primary school in southern Sudan.


Bill Wants U.S. to Withdraw from UN
February 9th, 2011

Republican Senator Dave Lewis says the U.S. wastes billions of dollars to be a part of the UN and the bill’s language calls for this dissolution so that the U.S. “may maintain control over its own military forces, finances, and destiny.”


What Could Possibly Go Wrong: Immortal Micro-Organisms
February 9th, 2011

Pentagon’s advanced research arm, DARPA, brings synthetic biology to a new level of creepiness. They say we need not worry because they’ll just implement a nice kill-switch, and everything will be fine. But would it really?


Canada Could Be a Very Different Place
February 9th, 2011

There’s no disguising the fact that if the border deal is carried to its logical conclusion, Canada will be a very different place than it is now.


Pope Can No Longer Donate Organs: Vatican
February 9th, 2011

Pope Benedict has a soft spot in his heart for organ donations but his body parts can’t be donated to save lives after he dies, the Vatican says.


FBI Investigates Scientologists Over Claims of Human Trafficking
February 9th, 2011

The FBI is investigating the Church of Scientology over allegations of human trafficking, enslavement, and violence, it is claimed.


Apophis Asteroid Not a Danger but ‘A Real Chance’ for Study
February 9th, 2011

Russian scientists last week said that the Apophis asteroid may collide with the earth in 2036 but a report came out this week which said the chance of it striking the earth is highly unlikely.


Jerusalem UFO: Another Video Surfaces to Spark Debate
February 9th, 2011

There must have been quite a few people with cameras out and about in Jerusalem around 1 a.m. on Jan. 28 because they captured a spectacular UFO sighting that has sparked a viral debate since then.


Texas Student Attends School as a Robot – A Sign of Things to Come
February 8th, 2011

Freshman Lyndon Baty’s immune system is so fragile he can’t risk being surrounded by people his own age, yet he attends classes at his high school in Knox City, Texas every day. All thanks to a robot.


The Environmental Causes of Cancer
February 8th, 2011

At last – the idea that most cancer is caused by environmental factors is becoming mainstream.


Kleptocrats at Work
February 8th, 2011

The U.S. Congress, at President Obama’s request, recently passed the largest military spending bill of all time, while many of the 50 states teeter on bankruptcy.


You Might Be a Terrorist, Too
February 8th, 2011

Cato’s David Rittgers rounds up cases of terrorist “fusion centers” erring on the side of labeling, well, pretty much everyone, a potential terrorist.


Clinton: U.S. Can’t Legalize Drugs, There’s ‘Too Much Money In It’
February 8th, 2011

In what will likely be seen as something of a Freudian slip by the US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton said in an interview that the United States cannot legalize drugs because “there is just too much money in it.”


Bank Admits Overcharging Military Families on Mortgages
February 8th, 2011

One of the nation’s biggest banks, JP Morgan Chase, admits it has overcharged several thousand military families for their mortgages, including families of troops fighting in Afghanistan.


2 Detained Reporters Saw Police’s Methods
February 8th, 2011

Two NY Times reporters were detained by Egypt’s undercover police. What the reporters considered their discomfort paled in comparison to what they witnessed in prison.


Google Executive Emerges as Key Figure in Revolt?
February 8th, 2011

It remains unclear what role, if any, Wael Ghonim played in organizing the Jan. 25 protest movement. Whether he played a prominent role in online activism in the months ahead of the historic protests, or he was just “groomed” to do it by the sinister forces.


If Canadians Rank Northern Issues as a Priority, Why Can’t the Conservative Government?
February 8th, 2011

According to a recent poll conducted for the Munk School of Global Affairs, Canadians rank defending Arctic sovereignty as a top foreign policy priority.


Aussie Farmer Travels to Nordic Seed Vault
February 8th, 2011

An Australian farmer will this week travel to a frozen Arctic “doomsday” vault to deposit precious seeds as insurance for the world’s food supply.


Canada Still Wants to “Discipline the Use of the Internet”
February 7th, 2011

Unlike the parrot in the famous Monty Python sketch, it appears that metered Internet billing in Canada is not quite dead after all.


What’s in All That Tear Gas We’ve Been Selling Egypt?
February 7th, 2011

Watching any coverage of the Egyptian protests, you’ve no doubt seen the tear gas plumes as canisters are shot at protestors. Many of those tear gas containers aren’t local products. They come from Jamestown, Pennsylvania.


CIA Behind Egypt Uprisings?
February 7th, 2011

Just as the CIA is behing Al Qaeda it is also behing the Muslim Brotherhood and the events in Egypt.


Evil Empire Military Intervention in Egypt?
February 7th, 2011

Will the US invade Egypt to keep its puppet Mubarak in power?


Calgary May End Water Fluoridation
February 7th, 2011

Calgray joins a number of other communities waking up to stupidity of water fluoridation.


Egypt, the US and the Israel Lobby
February 5th, 2011

American support for the Egyptian dictator was done in part for Israel.


Develware Limits Pedo Priest Law-Suits
February 5th, 2011

After greatly restricting the ability of victims to seek justice against Catholic sexual abuse, now the State wants to limit the judgements against the church and priests.


No Democracy in DC Either
February 5th, 2011

An open letter to Obama on the complete absence of voting rights in Washington DC.


The Great Fannie and Freddie Rip-Off
February 5th, 2011

Ralph Nader’s article on how Washington and Wall Street ripped off investors in Fannie May and Freddie Mac.


A Cautionary Tale – The Anti-Empire Report
February 4th, 2011

A thoughtful essay by one of America’s most important writers – William Blum


NATO’s Kosovo Monster
February 4th, 2011

NATOs crime state of Kosovo just gets uglier and uglier.


Brits, Yanks and Israel Responsible for Mubarak
February 4th, 2011

Very few British people would beat up a poor person to get cheaper petrol. But our governments do it all the time. Why?


Are Sinister Forces Behind the Arab Uprisings?
February 4th, 2011

While the revolts in Tunisia and Egypt may seem like genuine uprisings, something else may be going on. Is there cause for hope or caution?


More Govt. Insanity in North Carolina
February 3rd, 2011

Being smart in North Carolina can get you in big trouble. A man is being investigated for merely suggested that a traffic light be installed for public safety. His supposed crime is practicing engineering without a license, a misdemeanor.


Anniston, AL to Violate 1st Ammendment
February 3rd, 2011

Why are public servants in Alabama trying to suppress free speech?


Canadians Prepared to Fight for Arctic: Survey
February 3rd, 2011

Canadians rank the Arctic as their top foreign policy priority and support shifting up to 3,000 troops from UN missions abroad to defend disputed claims in the far north, a survey showed.


Nothing Is Stable Anymore
February 2nd, 2011

The world is becoming a very unstable place, and the pace at which things are changing all around us has become absolutely mind-numbing.


Digital Darkness
February 2nd, 2011

U.S. and U.K. companies helped the Egyptian regime shut down telecommunications and identify dissidents.


Most People in the World Are Poor, The Global Elite Like It That Way
February 2nd, 2011

After thousands of years of “progress” and “societal evolution”, how is it possible that most of the world is still living in soul crushing poverty?


Internet Users in Canada to be Charged Per Gigabyte
February 2nd, 2011

Unlimited internet access all for a set monthly payment. But this is to change in Canada next month when people will have to pay for what they use with a new metering system.


War Within Nations Possible If Joblessness Continues
February 2nd, 2011

The head of the International Monetary Fund has warned the weakened world economy could bring war to some countries.


As ElBaradei Rises, U.S. Works to Size Him Up
February 2nd, 2011

Geopolitics is like climatology. So, the US wants to know, if ElBaradei rises to power will their relations be cloudy?


The Empire’s Bagman
February 2nd, 2011

America and Israel have long controlled Egypt and kept Mubarak in power.


Americans Want Less War – Obama Wants More
February 2nd, 2011

Despite his campaign promise to reduce military spending, Obama keeps boosting war funding.


The Organic Elite Surrenders to Monsanto
February 1st, 2011

A self-appointed cabal of the Organic Elite has decided to sell-out to Monsanto, dragging with them the genuine organic growers. No betrayal here, because they’ve been on GMO’s side ever since.


Tumor Risk to the Young from Using Mobile Phones
February 1st, 2011

Children who use mobiles could be up to five times more likely to develop a brain tumor than adults, experts claim.


Unrest in N.Africa and M. East May Spread to Syria
February 1st, 2011

Tunisia, Algeria, Jordan, Yemen, Sudan, Egypt, and most likely, Syria. The uprisings were mostly started or made stronger by the youth, using the internet (Facebok, especially) and cellphones. Genuine display of democracy or product of mind influencing?


Israel Shocked by Obama’s “Betrayal” of Mubarak
February 1st, 2011

The U.S. is turning its back on Mubarak, just the way it turned its back on Saddam years ago. Israel is shocked. Probably not of Obama’s “betrayal” of Mubarak, but more of the U.S. “betraying” Israel.


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