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Archive for July, 2012 :


Canada Crime Rate Plunges To Lowest Level In 39 Years
July 31st, 2012

Canada’s crime rate dropped six percent last year to its lowest level since 1972, according to police statistics released Tuesday.


Homeland Security’s Massacre Survival PSA Film
July 31st, 2012

Three days after the shooting in Aurora, the City of Houston released this Department of Homeland Security-funded instructional video on surviving mass shootings at work.


Giving Women Control Over Their Health Care
July 31st, 2012

The Affordable Care Act is making it easier for women to do that by making health care more accessible and affordable for millions of American women and families.


New Report Shows Rising US Child Poverty
July 31st, 2012

A new report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, “Kids Count Databook 2012”, reveals a sharp decline in economic well-being for children in the United States over the past few years.


CIA Are Drug Smugglers Says Former Head Of DEA
July 31st, 2012

For the last three decades several leaks have come out indicating that the CIA is directly involved in illegal drug trafficking.


Rainwater Crimes: Man Gets Jail & Fines For Collecting On His Own Land
July 31st, 2012

A case of the government seeking money and bondage from rural residents by purposely misconstruing an old law & bending definitions.


Huffington Post Urges America Pay a Carbon Tax to Fight Climate Change
July 31st, 2012

It has been argued that the United States should follow the lead set by Australia and introduce a carbon tax as part of tax reform and the climate change movement.


You Think GMO Is Scary? Nano Tech is Here, In Your Store
July 31st, 2012

Nanotechnology is measured in billionths of a meter, encompassing all aspects of life from food to medicine, clothing, to space.


Obama Agency Rules Pepsi’s Use Of Aborted Fetal Cells In Soft Drinks Constitutes ‘Ordinary Business Operations’
July 30th, 2012

The Obama Administration has given its blessing to PepsiCo to continue utilizing the services of a company that produces flavor chemicals for the beverage giant using aborted human fetal tissue.


CDC Calls For More Government Intervention To Battle ‘Chronic Disease,’ Obesity
July 30th, 2012

In the latest issue of the CDC’s Preventing Chronic Disease, “An Evaluation Framework for Obesity Prevention Policy Interventions” calls for “interventions that extend beyond individual behaviors” to combat obesity.


Natural And Organic Meat Shopping Is On The Rise; Consumers Are Waking Up
July 30th, 2012

New consumer research shows that while some grocery spending has fallen in recent months, shoppers are increasing their spending on organic meat and poultry has increased for the first time in years.


Monsanto Defrauded GM Corn Field Workers, Lawsuit Claims
July 30th, 2012

Monsanto, the most evil corporation in the world , is the subject of yet another lawsuit in which plaintiffs claim the agri-giant lied to them and ripped them off.


It’s Time To Expose Trader Joe’s GMOs!
July 30th, 2012

The fact is no supermarket in America is immune to genetic contamination.


Call To Action For Non-Hierarchical Occupation Of Monsanto Everywhere
July 30th, 2012

Whether you like it or not, chances are Monsanto contaminated the food you ate today with chemicals and GMOs.


Open Letter to President Obama from Health Professionals, Lawyers and Advocates
July 30th, 2012

Every person in the United States needs and deserves access to health care.


The Rise of the Police State and the Absence of Mass Opposition
July 30th, 2012

Historical experience teaches us that a successful struggle against an emerging police state depends on the linking of the socio-economic struggles that engage the attention of the masses of citizens with the pro-democracy, pro-civil liberty, ‘free speech’ movements of the middle classes.


AI Systems Could Fight Cyberbullying
July 30th, 2012

Smart software could detect online bullying via a database system that can identify even the subtlest of abusive comments.


Crop Circle Debunker Says He Was Framed
July 30th, 2012

The owner of a Web site specializing in crop circles says he has no idea who carved out his Web address in a German wheat field.


Japan Anti-Nuclear Groups Protest At Parliament
July 30th, 2012

Tens of thousands of people protested against nuclear power outside Japan’s parliament on Sunday, the same day a proponent of using renewable energy to replace nuclear following the Fukushima disaster was defeated in a local election.


New York Times Openly Admits Mainstream Media Stories Are Scripted By The White House
July 27th, 2012

Millions of Americans have long suspected that the so-called “mainstream media” is big-time controlled, whether selectively or institutionally.


100 Million Poor People In America And 39 Other Facts About Poverty That Will Blow Your Mind
July 27th, 2012

Right now, approximately 100 million Americans are either “poor” or “near poor”.


US Treasury: Al Qaeda Runs Syrian “Rebellion”
July 27th, 2012

US fails to sell militants in Syria as “freedom fighters,” tells truth for pretext to liquidate monsters of their own creation.


Is Obama Behind Former CIA Agent’s Claim That Roswell UFO Was Extraterrestrial?
July 26th, 2012

A former CIA agent claiming that what crashed at Roswell was extraterrestrial garnered the media’s attention and excited researchers who have held this belief since the incident occurred in 1947.


The Government Thinks You Should Focus On The Adversary, But Who Is The Adversary?
July 26th, 2012

Henry spoke at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas today and explained that one of the main problems with the security industry is the lack of focus on the enemy, with most of the focus on the networks themselves.


Canada Unveils its Contributions to the JWST
July 26th, 2012

Today Canada’s Minister of Industry Christian Paradis unveiled the technologies that comprise Canada’s contribution to the James Webb Space Telescope, a next-generation infrared observatory that’s seen as the successor to Hubble.


The Pentagon’s New Generation of Secret Military Bases
July 25th, 2012

How the Pentagon is quietly transforming its overseas base empire and creating a dangerous new way of war.


How NSA’s Surveillance Algorithms See Into Your Life
July 25th, 2012

By using the Big Data initiative’s offical purpose of enhancing even more the role of technology in our lives, they’re actually creating intrusive algorithms that are spying on our private lives.


NSA Spying: ‘If We Tell You, We’ll Have to Kill You’
July 25th, 2012

The proposed five-year extension of the FISA Amendments Act, coupled with indefinite detention provisions of the 2012 NDAA, the president’s “kill list” and now, a new Executive Order granting DHS the power to “seize” private communications’ facilities in the wake of a “national emergency” have accelerated these dictatorial trends.


Japan Probes Claims Fukushima Workers Were Told To lie
July 24th, 2012

Japan’s labour minister on Tuesday ordered an investigation into claims that subcontractors at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant told workers to lie about their radiation exposure.


UFO Hacker Gary McKinnon Declines Latest Psychiatric Test
July 24th, 2012

Gary McKinnon has been in a legal battle for more than a decade, and has been fighting extradition to the United States since 2006.


Scientists Try to Crack Monsoon Source Code
July 23rd, 2012

Scientists aided by supercomputers are trying to unravel one of Mother Nature’s biggest mysteries — the vagaries of the summer monsoon rains that bring life, and sometimes death, to India every year.


The Dark Knight: A History of Government Sponsored Terror
July 23rd, 2012

Alex examines the history of documented and declassified staged terror attacks, committed as pretexts to launch wars, enslave populations, and ultimately so the criminal establishment can pose as heroes.


Colorado Batman Massacre Linked to DARPA-HNC
July 23rd, 2012

Holmes surrendered without resistance within minutes of the first calls from panicked moviegoers reporting a shooting inside the Century 16 theater, Oates said.


Come Together, To Save The Arctic
July 23rd, 2012

It’s a kind of Earthrise, where we try to spark the dawn of a new mass movement, one that draws a line in the ice and says to the polluters, “You come no further.”


Israeli Human Trafficking Case Dismissed
July 22nd, 2012

Are Jewish criminals above the law in the US?


The End of Canada’s Sovereignty as a Nation State?
July 20th, 2012

Over the past several months, the U.S.-Canada Beyond the Border action plan has taken significant steps forward.


FDA and GE: Extra Radiation? Who Cares?
July 20th, 2012

As the Times reported, the F.D.A. spying focused on doctors who believed the agency gave shortshrift to concerns about excessive radiation coming from medical imaging devices.


Economic Rapture Might Be Around the Corner
July 20th, 2012

According to the CBO, such a sudden tightening of the federal budget would reduce real economic growth from a projected 4.4 percent to just 0.5 percent in 2013.


IEPA Issues Warning Over Cancer-Causing Chemicals In Sauk Village Water
July 20th, 2012

A crowd of about 250 turned out Tuesday night at a village board committee meeting, seeking answers and demanding that village officials take action to improve the quality of the drinking water.


Woman Defends Property Against Smart Meter Invasion
July 20th, 2012

A Houston area homeowner, Thelma Taormina, was forced to defend her property and her constitutional rights when a utility worker bypassed her “No Trespassing and No Smart Meters” sign, then started a scuffle to install a Smart Meter.


UFO Hacker Gary McKinnon Refuses New Medical Assessment In Battle Against Extradition
July 19th, 2012

UFO hacker Gary McKinnon, whose mother Janis Sharp lives in Brookmans Park, has refused to undergo a further assessment of his suicide risk in his battle to avoid extradition to the USA.


Iceland Jails Bankers, Erases Citizens’ Debt, Recovers Strongly
July 19th, 2012

Icelanders who pelted parliament with rocks in 2009 demanding their leaders and bankers answer for the country’s economic and financial collapse are reaping the benefits of their anger.


Islamophobia Threatens American Values and National Security
July 19th, 2012

Islamophobic discourse is based on the explicit or implicit allegation that immigrant Muslim communities represent an alien and hostile political movement, in this case the so-called “jihadist” international terrorist front led by terrorist groups such as Al Qaeda.


Could Guided Bullets Turn Average Joe Into Sniper?
July 19th, 2012

Two military research labs have been racing to revolutionize rifle accuracy and range by developing the first-ever guided bullets – a technology that could potentially give any hunter sniper skills, if made public.


Pull Up Or Pay Up: North Carolina Mayor Pushes For Ban, Fine On Sagging Pants
July 19th, 2012

Dunn Mayor Pro Tem Carnell Robinson wants to enact an ordinance prohibiting the fashion statement, which is typified by men whose underwear is visible above the waist of their pants.


Artificial Intelligence To Sniff Out Bankers’ Scams
July 18th, 2012

Dodgy dealings at banks are in the spotlight again – but AI-based systems can help spot bad behaviour.


Syrian Rebels Use YouTube, Facebook for Weapons Training
July 18th, 2012

Rebels fighting against Bashar Assad in Syria’s civil war are outgunned, outmanned and largely aren’t professional soldiers. So they’re turning to social media for tutorials in how to use their weapons.


Newest U.S. Counterterrorism Strategy: Trolling
July 18th, 2012

Within the State Department, a Silicon Valley veteran has quietly launched an improbable new initiative to annoy, frustrate and humiliate denizens of online extremist forums.


How Earth Formed: Prevailing Theory Is Flawed, Study Suggests
July 18th, 2012

Earth probably formed in a hotter, drier part of the solar system than previously thought, which could explain our planet’s puzzling shortage of water, a new study reports.


Dozens of Genetically Modified Babies Already Born – How Will They Alter Human Species?
July 18th, 2012

According to the featured article7, “altering the human germline—in effect tinkering with the very make-up of our species—is a technique shunned by the vast majority of the world’s scientists.


US ‘The Enemy’ Says Dotcom Judge
July 18th, 2012

The judge due to hear Kim Dotcom’s extradition case has referred to the United States as “the enemy” in a discussion about copyright law.


Ex-Brazil President Practiced Black Magic
July 18th, 2012

The ex-wife of former Brazilian President Fernando Collor de Melo claims he practiced black magic rituals while governing Brazil from 1990 to 1992.


Iran Accuses U.S. of Using Weather Weapons
July 17th, 2012

On Monday Iran accused the United States and the West of using technology to wage a “soft war” against the Islamic country.


Monsanto Linked To Coup That Ousted Paraguayan President
July 17th, 2012

Among those who initiated and brought about this controversial coup was multinational biotechnology giant Monsanto, which was apparently threatened by Lugo’s resistance against the company’s genetically-modified (GM) crop agenda.


Civil War Declared in Syria, Globalists’ Formula for WWIII Begins
July 17th, 2012

Mainstream media has downplayed the Western intervention into the Syrian conflict, referring to them as “pro-democracy campaigners” without admitting their political agendas or ties.


Massive Growth Of Executive Pay In US Capital
July 16th, 2012

A recent report by the Washington Post shows the massive growth of executive pay in the Washington, DC area as part of attempts to skirt the regulatory measures passed by the Obama administration in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis.


Propagandizing School Kids For Corporate Profit
July 15th, 2012

It’s also now funneling hundreds of thousands of dollars into the industry’s deceitful political campaign to kill a California “Right To Know” ballot initiative that finally would require food giants to label all products containing genetically-engineered organisms.


How Many Millions of Cellphones Are Police Watching?
July 15th, 2012

By the New York Times’ count, cellphone companies responded to 1.3 million demands for subscribers’ information last year from law enforcement. Many of the records, such as location data, don’t require search warrants or much court oversight.


Monsanto Weeds Have Taken Root Throughout Academia
July 14th, 2012

The highly respected publishing group Oxford University Press (OUP), which is considered to be the largest university press in the world, appears to be actively diluting its rigorous publishing standards at the behest of corporate interests.


Government To Deploy Laser-Based ‘Molecular Strip-Search’ Devices Across Airports And Roadside Checkpoints
July 14th, 2012

Within the next two years, a spooky, powerful and invisible new technology will be deployed by the U.S. government that can instantly scan and identify every molecule on your body or person.


US Citizen Rebukes Multiple ‘Nazi’ Checkpoints
July 14th, 2012

A video has surfaced of a driver who placed a camera in his car, pulled up to a police checkpoint and refused to prove his U.S. citizenship.


Lives on Hold–AgriSol’s Land Deal in Tanzania Creates an Uncertain Future for More than 160,000 People
July 13th, 2012

The AgriSol land deal is a part of Kilimo Kwanza, or Agriculture First, the Tanzanian government’s scheme to promote agricultural development through public-private partnerships.


Alien Sightings In Britain
July 12th, 2012

UFO sightings have been reported in dozens of locations across Britain, with silver suited “faceless humanoids” in West Wales and suspicious-looking “men in black” in Lincolnshire, according to Ministry of Defence documents.


DHS Whistleblower: Obama Will Commit ‘Reichstag’ Event To Trigger Martial Law
July 12th, 2012

The ‘Reichstag Event’ would take the form of a staged assassination attempt against Barack Obama, “carefully choreographed” and manufactured by Obama’s puppet masters.


Monsanto Could Pay $7.5 Billion Settlement To Millions Of Brazilian Soy Farmers
July 12th, 2012

Monsanto, the world’s most evil corporation, has been illegally charging Brazilian farmers growing the company’s GM crops a two percent tax on production, and a three percent tax for cross-contamination of seed, say plaintiffs in a new lawsuit.


China to Join the Nicaragua Canal Project
July 12th, 2012

Anti-Imperial Canal Planned to be Inaugurated in 2019.


San Francisco Plans To Ban Officials From Buying Apple Macs
July 12th, 2012

City officials in San Francisco plan to block local government agencies from buying new Apple Macintosh computers.


Japan Takes Measure To Raise Iran Oil Shipping Capacity
July 12th, 2012

Japan is taking measures to increase its oil imports from Iran despite Western sanctions that ban insurance coverage on Iranian crude.


Massachusetts Man Pleads Guilty In Plot To Attack Pentagon, Capitol
July 11th, 2012

A Massachusetts man charged with plotting to attack the Pentagon and the U.S. Capitol with large, remote-controlled model airplanes packed with explosives has agreed to plead guilty.


America the Beautiful: A Fire Sale for Foreign Corporations
July 11th, 2012

It’s unlikely you’re losing sleep over US trade negotiations, but the unfolding business agreement among the US and eight Pacific nations -the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) – should cause every US citizen, from the Sierra Club to the Tea Party to get their pitch forks and torches out of the closet and prepare to “storm the Bastille.”


Florida Accused Of Keeping Tuberculosis Outbreak Secret
July 10th, 2012

The CDC officer had a serious warning for Florida health officials in April: A tuberculosis outbreak in Jacksonville was one of the worst his group had investigated in 20 years.


Monsanto Kicks Off Campaign To Prevent Genetically Modified Food Labeling
July 10th, 2012

Monsanto has recently launched a proverbial war against the open labeling of genetically modified foods, and only through activism and awareness can it be overcome.


Harlem Couple Branded ‘Professional Agitators’ in NYPD ‘Wanted’ Poster
July 10th, 2012

The NYPD has created a “wanted” poster for a Harlem couple who film cops conducting stop-and-frisks and post the videos on YouTube — branding them “professional agitators” who portray cops in a bad light and listing their home address, DNAinfo.com New York has learned.


UK’s Nuclear Illusion
July 10th, 2012

UK Parliament’s decision to authorise the construction of 10 new nuclear power plants was taken on the basis of misleading evidence.


Silent Spring for Us?
July 10th, 2012

Today it is humans who are directly threatened by technologies designed to extract the maximum profit at the lowest private cost and the maximum social cost from natural resources.


Obama Picks Tax-Cut Fight With Republicans
July 9th, 2012

President Barack Obama will call Monday for a one-year extension of the Bush-era tax cuts that chiefly benefit families making less than $250,000 annually.


Three Florida Cops Charged In String Of Immigrant Beatings
July 9th, 2012

Three South Florida police officers are being charged with a string of beatings that targeted immigrants.


How Washington Plans For Aggression
July 9th, 2012

This is telling because it suggests that an attack on Iran is being gamed out as part of a re-election campaign by advisor who works in both the political and military worlds.


Big Food Companies Corrupting Organic Standards
July 9th, 2012

The fact is, organic food has become a wildly lucrative business for Big Food and a premium-price-means-premium-profit section of the grocery store.


Anti-Obama Journalist Claims Drones Are Following Him
July 9th, 2012

Farah implies in the interview that the drone could have been dispatched by US President Barack Obama, whom he insists is out to attack his critics.


Brutal Police Raid On California Marijuana Shop Caught On Video
July 6th, 2012

A raid on a marijuana dispensary in Long Beach was caught on video showing officers smashing surveillance cameras and stepping on a suspect, moves that prompted accusations against the officers of excessive force.


California City Sued Over Fatal Police Beating Of Homeless Man
July 6th, 2012

The father of a homeless man who died after he was beaten and shocked with a stun gun by police in Southern California filed suit on Thursday, the first anniversary of the incident, seeking unspecified damages from the city of Fullerton.


Hopeful Signs Emerge For Struggling U.S. Jobs Market
July 5th, 2012

U.S. private employers stepped up hiring in June and the number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits last week fell by the most in two months, hopeful signs for the struggling labor market.


Exxon CEO On The Reality Of Global Warming
July 5th, 2012

In a talk before the Council on Foreign Relations last week, Tillerson said that the earth is definitely becoming hot, but that he has no fear because “we’ll adapt”:


Loch Ness Monster Cited By US Schools As Evidence That Evolution Is Myth
July 5th, 2012

Thousands of American school pupils are to be taught that the Loch Ness monster is real – in an attempt by religious teachers to disprove Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution.


Navy To Stop Using Image Of Muslim Woman For Target Practice
July 5th, 2012

The Navy will not use a target depicting a Muslim woman holding a gun at a new training range for SEALs in Virginia Beach.


Power Outages Leave Millions Sweltering in ‘Dangerous Heat’ With ‘Hot and Hotter’ on the Way
July 3rd, 2012

Continued heat and power outages follow a weekend of destructive storms and oppressive temperatures across the east coast and plains.


Factory-Fed Fish: How the Soy Industry Is Expanding Into the Sea
July 3rd, 2012

In 2010, the CEO of the American Soy Association reported that the organization has been closely monitoring progress in the development of offshore fish farming legislation and meeting with congres­sional staff on the topic


Walmart: 50 Years of Facilitating America’s Industrial Decline
July 3rd, 2012

Retail giant Walmart, the second-largest corporation on the planet, has not gotten the scrutiny it deserves for “facilitating America’s industrial decline,” says a report released Monday from Demos.


Oldest DNA Recovered from 7,000-Year Old Skeletons in Spain
July 3rd, 2012

The bones of the two young adult males were found in a cave in the Cantabarian mountain range in 2006 by a handful of explorers, 4,920 feet above sea level.


Teacher’s Wages Garnished As U.S. Goes After Loan Default
July 3rd, 2012

Brice’s case shows how tough the government can be when it comes to collecting its share of student-loan debt, which totals $1 trillion, surpassing the amount owed on credit cards.


Red Cross Steals Haiti Aid Money
July 3rd, 2012

The AP report confirms that the IFRC bought land for $10.5 million and are also thinking of building a hotel: The money came from donations raised by national Red Cross agencies for quake recovery.


US Small Business Lending Jumps in May
July 3rd, 2012

Lending to small U.S. businesses rose in May to its highest level this year, a sign of stronger economic growth ahead even as other data suggest fragility, a report showed on Monday.


The Obama Defection: Former Supporters Lambaste The President
July 3rd, 2012

Obama is under fire from his own supporters for failures and perceived betrayals linked in large part to his foreign policy, not health care or advocacy for it sex marriage or immigration reform.


Working Less for a Sustainable Future
July 3rd, 2012

These historical motivations for work-time reduction have been joined by a new rationale: the need to reduce the impact of human societies on the environment.


Native Group Helps Google Preserve Endangered Languages
July 2nd, 2012

The Google Endangered Languages Project, launched June 21 to coincide with National Aboriginal Day, invites language experts from around the world to post videos, audio clips, books and other publications on its website to catalogue languages that are in danger of becoming extinct.


ISP ‘Six Strikes’ to Begin This Weekend
July 1st, 2012

Throttling, Filters, ‘Education’ Warnings, and Fun!


Cellphone Companies Will Share Your Location Data – Just Not With You
July 1st, 2012

Cellphone companies hold onto your location information for years and routinely provide it to police and, in anonymized form, to outside companies.


How a Lone Grad Student Scooped the Government and What It Means for Your Online Privacy
July 1st, 2012

A gifted computer scientist, Mayer suspected that online advertisers might be getting around browser settings that are designed to block tracking devices known as cookies.


Pepper Spray Causes Cancer
July 1st, 2012

A government that extra-judicially murders, disappears, and tortures its own citizens should clean up its own act before it criticizes other nations.


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